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friend says he's "Jesus" - continued

Discussion in 'Journals' started by Eddi, Sep 30, 2022.

  1. Eddi

    Eddi Eddifying
    Premium Member

    Aug 9, 2016
    Trinitarian Protestant Christian
    A friend of mine claims to be "Jesus"

    It's not a claim that has taken over his life, he functions as a normal person, he doesn't wear robes or preach in the street, etc. like this person does: Inri Cristo - Wikipedia

    I made a post about this a few months back so this post is a continuation of that post

    I initially dismissed his claim

    But now I think he could genuinely be onto something.......

    I actually think that he is an extraordinary individual and he is just using the term "Jesus" as shorthand for a being who is extraordinary, for want of a better term

    So not literally Jesus, but something similar to Jesus - without being personally divine of course!

    And obviously he is like Jesus in some regards but unlike Jesus in others

    I think he may have been appointed to some high office based on personal merit:

    Adoptionism - Wikipedia

    And it would be hypocritical of me to dismiss this claim as I myself believe that The Projection directly communicates with me and that I have been somehow chosen for this

    Indeed I think I may have influenced him towards believing he is like Jesus
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  2. InChrist

    InChrist Free4ever

    May 9, 2011
    Sounds delusional, since Jesus is God’s ONLY begotten Son. Unless, he is born again and has been transformed to new life in Christ; then the scriptures indicate believers do become more and more Christ-like as they mature in the Lord.
  3. Secret Chief

    Secret Chief Leaderless Animal

    Sep 28, 2011
    Unless you're meaning the Arsenal footballer I'm pretty sure Jesus died a good while ago,