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“A bone of his shall not be broken” Where did you get that from, John?

So, out of nowhere, a comment arrives on this blog. It seems directed to James Wood, the author of Leaving Jesus, expressing that he was negligent and didn’t look hard enough when he challenged the author of the fourth gospel … Continue reading

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The Great Divide

Speaking to a christian, I encountered a great hurdle in thinking, a chasm of understanding between us. After explaining that I was not a christian, that I rejected the claim that Jesus was the Christ, the promised anointed Davidic king, … Continue reading

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Personal Experience: They have nothing

Since I left christianity, rejecting Jesus as messiah or anything of any meaning to my life, I’ve beheld the weakness of the christian position. Almost 15 years of having turned my back on the false messiah, citing biblical reasons for … Continue reading

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Simple Truth: Jesus is not the Messiah

From wil’Liam Hall (with adaptations by me) jesus: It’s not about opinions or emotions. It’s about the FACTS: FACT: “Christ” is the Greek word for “Messiah” FACT: “Messiah” is the transliteration of a Hebrew word that means “anointed” FACT: For … Continue reading

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Clarifying issues

So some of the articles on this site have focused on the “divine Jesus” notion, and some have questioned or contradicted the notion that Jesus was “messiah”. But let me share my view on the issues at play here, the … Continue reading

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Even Christians admit that Jesus and his followers were wrong

I’ve been observing the discourse between followers of Jesus of Nazareth, the Nazarene, and those who reject his claims and those of his followers for reasons based on the Jewish Bible. I observed something striking that had been clearly stated … Continue reading

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Atheism is not the way forward

So I finish writing another article for leavingjesus.wordpress.com and it dawns on me from time to time that sometimes, when a religious person relinquishes the faith that they had devoted themselves to, they are then led to a dark place, … Continue reading

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Blinded by the lights – Baited by miracles

It’s almost inevitable that the christian will use miracles to back up his belief in Jesus. The pages of the new testament are filled with many miracles, be it healings, or exorcisms, transfigurations or food multiplication. In fact, miracles are … Continue reading

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The old testament is the new concealed? – The rear end of Augustine

Let me clarify somthing. There is a phrase used by some which states the following: you are talking from out of your backside. What does it mean? The “backside” refers to your bum or your bottom, the anus. When a … Continue reading

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For christians, what God said doesn’t matter

So another christian comes up to you, points to the sacrificial law in the books of Moses, and states that sacrifices and blood make up such a significant part of the Law. Following that they then put forward that Jesus’ … Continue reading

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