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Featured Did Jesus exist?

Discussion in 'General Religious Debates' started by JJ50, Jun 23, 2017.

  1. JJ50

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  2. Rival

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    Please G-d no.

    Not again.
     
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    No, mostly an invention of Paul. There might of been a guy vaguely like him but I doubt he was called Yeshua.
     
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  4. JJ50

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    If the guy was the promised 'Messiah' why did most Jews not recognise him as such, and are still looking for it to put in an appearance?
     
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    Alex Jones is questioning if Sandy Hook happened at all.

    Doesn't really mean it has much value.

    Paul doesn't give a great many details on the life of Jesus, he mostly cares about his resurrection.

     
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    As people who are dead don't come to life again, the resurrection claim is untrue.
     
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    and...?
     
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    Because he fulfilled none of the requirements.
     
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    Challenging someone to 'prove' what was offered as opinion is adolescent.
     
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    Which is one of the most compelling reasons that he did exist as a chap.

    No one is going to invent a character that implausible and then have to bend over backwards to create some convoluted backstory that sort of, perhaps, if you squint a little, and take with a pinch of salt could almost, sort of, in a very approximate way, make him, nearly, match some of the necessary requirements, a little, perhaps.
     
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    This has always been my thinking, too.
     
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    It is good you doubt it. When you know, get back to me.
     
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    Because the Jews do not accept the NT.
     
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    Not when there is an omnipotent God.
     
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    Give me one example of you showing the ability to discern a lie or exaggeration.
     
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    He was born in Bethlehem---He was pierced through---they gambled for His clothing and cast l lots for His outer garment---none of his bones were broken.

    There are others but it is statistically impossible for anyone to fulfill 4 prophecies.
     
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  19. Jayhawker Soule

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    That's nice, but be advised that (a) the topic has been raise here incessantly, and (b) this iteration shows little chance of being more than a tiresome rerun. Sorry.
     
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    Answer my question and I will answer yours.
     
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