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to read first, urgent
 
 
32495 converted by the media
The bible stories
 
 
32496 Aut Nihil
Aut Ceasar
 
 
32497 or just a simple flooding
Noah's ark
 
 
32498 The artificial created anti-Semitism
Israel
 
 
32499 proof later
Believing first
 
 
32500 or just faith.....
An addiction
 
 
32501 Bestowed upon us by God
The manner of love
 
 
32502 of all.....
The saviour
 
 
32503 Who is fooling who
The main question
 
 
32504 But who is doubtingh the creation
Some doubt
 
 
32505 will He return to us.....
2000 years ago
 
 
32506 The story of the Ukraine
Bandera the so admired killer in WW2 by the EU.
 
 
32507 With the devil on your side
Who can fail.....
 
 
32508 It grows.
Belief is like a tree
 
 
32509 I will presch........
Being the least of all saints
 
 
32510 The bibles answers
Who can.......
 
 
32511 Antique books.
Killing off a market
 
 
32512 A path for us.....
God has laid out
 
 
32513 You can move mountains.
If you belief
 
 
32514 without a church
Spreading the word
 
 
32515 On heaven and Earth
Praising the Lord
 
 
32516 or are they not?
Are they?
 
 
32517 Let us pray.....
When we say.....
 
 
32518 wrote those words?
Did Mordecai
 
 
32519 Without Jesus?
Would the Hebrew be known
 
 
32520 Any real proof of Jesus?
But is there any?
 
 
32521 a belief?
Atheism
 
 
32522 Immunity
A system
 
 
32523 Revive thy work
Oh Lord
 
 
32524 What to do with him
A masn called Christ
 
 
32525 Spirits, deities and gods
first three pages
 
 
32526 Are the churches getting the hungry
To the table...
 
 
32527 Called Jesus.
What tyo do with a man
 
 
32528 The mediator
Christ.....
 
 
32529 Spirits, Deities, Gods
second part
 
 
32530 I should do.
What is it....
 
 
32531 It rules religion
Money
 
 
32532 full of self control
See a man
 
 
32533 Spirits, Deitie, Gods
part four
 
 
32534 In the hand of God
We are sinners
 
 
32535 Are you?
Iam a Christian
 
 
32536 The microben
Human health
 
 
32537 Where is my strenght
Heavenly father
 
 
32538 Spirits, Deities, Gods
Part four
 
 
32539 He shall help us
Do not hesitate
 
 
32540 Views....
Paternostal
 
 
32541 Microbal inflamation
Maladaption of the body
 
 
32542 of the feet
The washing.....
 
 
32543 Spitits, Deities, Gods
Part five
 
 
32544 from gopfor wood
Make yourself an ark
 
 
32545 What is life to you,
Our life,
 
 
32546 Use it well
Time is short,
 
 
32547 When old passes away
All becomes new
 
 
32548 Spirits, Deities, Gods
part Six
 
 
32549 His love will remove it.
Hatred?
 
 
32550 It stirs up your love
His love
 
 
32551 The holy spit works.
Through providence
 
 
32552 Hell for you.
Hell will be.....
 
 
32553 Spirits, Deities, Gods
part seven
 
 
32554 Rejoice.......
All the people......
 
 
32555 The killing of Floyd
The previous history of
 
 
32556 Language
streken Frysk
 
 
32557 Karaites
The story
 
 
32558 God
The concurend
 
 
32559 Atheist
Part two
 
 
32560 McCarthyism
A look in the past
 
 
32561 a view of God
The Western countries
 
 
32562 It's burning
The Negev....
 
 

32520 Any real proof of Jesus?

Today we are bringing to you what we think is a very solemn subject. We are living in a time when many people seem to be turning to light and trifling things. We have reached a time when men regard God lightly. In fact, many seem to have put Him out of their thoughts. It used to be, in olden days, that men were afraid when they sinned. When they transgressed God's law they thought of judgment, and their minds went forward to the thought of final punishment. Now men sin with impunity. They brush God aside. They appear to think that if there be a God at all, they can escape His judgment. They are clever and rich. They are too important for judgment. It is a comparatively easy matter to lead people to Christ if they will only think.

Many people today in their aim to stand out and to be counted have found an old but for them new program to for themselves to show how progressive they are. Here they adjunct with the Atheists a lost group of people who do not believe in any religion, because religion cannot be proven. If they could not see and hear we could understand their hesitation, but they have eyes to see and ears to hear and still they are deaf and blind, except for their own views who actual make less sense then of what they claim about religions. They in majority belief that the world was created by the doings of the Big Bang, however this already disputed by scientists world-wide as being impossible. The problem with this theory was that the ingredient of the Big Bang had to come from somewhere.

 

Jesus they say did not exist as there is no archaeological evidence of his person. No really? A man that was in the shadowy light of the Roman empire in an obscure province ruled by an even more obscure King as vassal of Rome, a man who did not build anything, who did not write anything, just spreading his vision in that time, and he did not leave any building or books by his hands, how dim can you get to attempt to proof that someone who walked the earth for three years active, in a time without newspapers, TV, Computers etc. to record events who did not build, who did not write did not live. If that was the case then three quarters of the world population would never existed as they did not build and did not write, a weak very weak attempt indeed. However the man Jesus had followers and those followers did record events, not on the spot but later just as the whole history of the world and their history is written later. Do those rather dim people really belief that Boadicea had an guy walking behind her to write down all she did, of course not, we know it by the reports of Dio Cassius and Tacitus, but proof in archaeological or written by her we do not have, but there is no doubt that she existed.

 

 

 

Ancient history is a process of reconstructing entire narratives from very scant evidence, which may be overturned at any time by a new archaeological discovery. Even though history in general is sometimes classified as a social science these sciences study human beings rather than the physical universe and are therefore more subject to confirmation bias than the physical sciences. Jesus time of wander was simple too short to create archaeological evidence and or written evidence of Rome that a man called Yeshu(Jesus) was under observation as being a threat to the Roman rule convicted to death by crucifixion. In Josephus' writings it covers a number of figures familiar to Bible readers. He discusses John the Baptist, James the brother of Jesus, Pontius Pilate, the Sadducees, the Sanhedrin, the High Priests, and the Pharisees and Jesus.

 

 

In the Testimonium Flavianum, Josephus ben Matthias is the best known ancient Jewish historian, born in 37 CE, book 18 he says; “Now there was about this time Jesus, a wise man, if it be lawful to call him a man, for he was a doer of wonderful works, a teacher of such men as receive the truth with pleasure. He drew over to him both many of the Jews, and many of the Gentiles. He was the Christ, and when Pilate, at the suggestion of the principal men among us, had condemned him to the cross, those that loved him at the first did not forsake him; for he appeared to them alive again the third day; as the divine prophets had foretold these and ten thousand other wonderful things concerning him. And the tribe of Christians so named from him are not extinct at this day”.

 

 

In book 20; “But the younger Ananus who, as we said, received the high priesthood, was of a bold disposition and exceptionally daring; he followed the party of the Sadducees, who are severe in judgment above all the Jews, as we have already shown. As therefore Ananus was of such a disposition, he thought he had now a good opportunity, as Festus was now dead, and Albinus was still on the road; so he assembled a council of judges, and brought before it the brother of Jesus the so-called Christ, whose name was James, together with some others, and having accused them as lawbreakers, he delivered them over to be stoned”.

 

 

 

The existence of modern Christianity proves that Paul of Tarsus, the man who revolutionized Christianity by pitching it to Gentiles, from his own experiences, existed, and that Paul spoke of Jesus the Christ, based on oral stories going round and his own recollections of the other disciples. The existence of a founding figure who can reasonably be tagged Paul is quite good as these things go; textual analysis showing that several of the Biblical texts attributed to Paul do indeed seem to have been written by the same single hand. This is comparable to the evidence we have for the existence of figures such as Socrates and Pythagoras; as with Paul, their existence is secondary to their body of work.

 

 

The next issue could be the issue of Nazareth's existence in the 1st century is one of the most common used thesis is that if the logic is, if that logic existed, that if Nazareth existed then so did Jesus and if it didn't exist neither did Jesus. While it is true there are arguments regarding the existence of Nazareth in the 1st century, its existence or not, wouldn't prove (or disprove) the existence of Jesus. The existence of Nazareth no more proves Jesus existed then the existence of Mars as the birth place of the Martians. Conversely, the non-existence of Nazareth does not prove Jesus didn't exist because as Christians neither came from nor were based in Nazareth. The place is mentioned as the place where the parents from Yeshu came from before He was born as such it has nothing to do Christianity, as Jesus was born in Bethlehem. That in Micah 5:2/5 that "Bethlehem" is reference to a group of people in Judea the least of the clans of Judah, in which the birth of Jesus is announced hundreds of years before it did happen.

 

 

One of the largest problems with figuring out when an event occurred is that, in the past, there often was no standard method of denoting years. Instead, people tended to use regal years that is the time a monarch ruled or Olympiads which occurred every four years starting 776-772 BCE, neither of which started on January 1. Compounding matters is the fact that, despite the Julian calendar reform of 46 BC (708 AUC), during the Middle Ages the start of the New Year changed from January 1 to various other dates such as December 25, March 25, September 24, or whatever day Easter happened to fall on. As such figuring out when an event happened involves matching regal years and Olympiads with events of known dates. For example, Antiquities XIV 14:5 states Herod the Great was declared king "on the 184th Olympiad, when Caius Domitius Calvinus was consul the second and Caius Asinius Pollio the first time." The 184th Olympiad gives us a range of summer 44-40 BCE and due to the policy of assuming consulship took place on January 1 regardless of when it actually happened (actually October in this case) Caius Asinius Pollio and Caius Domitius Calvinus set this at 40 BCE.

 

 

Similarly Antiquities XV 5:2 tells us "At this time it was that the fight happened at Actium, between Octavius Caesar and Anthony in the seventh year of the reign of Herod; and then it was also that there was an earthquake in Judea, such a one as had not happened at any other time." We know from other records that the Battle of Actium was September 2nd, 31 BC which means Herod's reign actually began six years previously or 37 BC. Antiquities XVII 8:1 states "When he had done those things, and Herod died, the fifth day after he had caused Antipater to be slain; having reigned, since he procured Antigonus to be slain, thirty-four years; but since he had been declared king by the Romans, thirty-seven." Well 37-33 is 4 BC and 40-36 is 4 BCE. So Herod died in 4 BCE.

 

 


The book of Luke is written by a very detailed orientated historian as Luke obvious was. He painstakingly records these very minor details about people and places and such. These details are confirmed in a lot of other secular histories for that time. If Luke was so scrupulous in recording these details he applied the same thing to the big theological ideas. Here we have the largest group of opponents to Christianity of our time; they do not say or claim that Jesus never existed, that he did not heal the sick, and that his grave wasn't empty. They never say he was a myth, they tried to explain away his miracles as tricks as stories by over stressed disciples and by claiming he had a connection with Satan. There were lots of eyewitnesses supporting these miracles and the resurrection of Jesus, No the non-believers simple say God does not exist, they cannot proof it so they come with the old phrase of “you cannot see him”, no really but can they see the Big Bang, of course they cannot but they still claim in did existed, even now many scientist say it never was there in the first place.

 

 

What is behind those weird statements is that their life is not going the way they wanted to go; they did not got the job they wanted, not the ratings they wanted not the lottery win they wanted, and because that did not happen God does not exist, the statement of a four year old who did not get the sweets he wanted and screams out I hate you to his mum. God does not correct their many mistakes, mistakes we all make, but were Christians say it is our fault we have to correct it as God gave us the free will as in Genesis 9:1/3 and we asking God to help us to correct our mistakes, giving us the strength to make those correction and make our path free of pitfalls, If those greedy objectors would listening to the words of God they should realise that the mistakes they make are their mistakes, not the mistakes of God, No theirs, and theirs only. They should realise that God does exist, does help us if we follow the right part, and being greedy and wanting more than can be archived, is being greedy. Power would make leaders forceful but them also breaking the free will rule of God when they misuse this power.

 

 

There are many more other non-Biblical references to Jesus, and they can't be discounted because they were also very early compared to the writings about other historical figures. Writing was not an all for all way of recording events, people had to find a writer and asking them to record that what they wanted to record, it is easy forgotten nowadays with a laptop on every table that writing in the year zero was just the privilege of a very small group. That can be seen from the earliest existing writings about Alexander the Great date from 400 years AFTER his death. If we than see in the book of Acts, and the letter to the Corinthians and Colossians that they were all written only about 20 years after the death of Jesus. In comparison with the recording of Alexander the Great written 400 years after his death those 20 years means almost immediately. Another fact is that no credible historian would say otherwise, as the NT books and letter are a clear evidence of his existence. Just remember blaming another for your mistakes is what politicians do, in their search for greed, power and control, but that are no Christians, they only use it for their own propaganda, (the real, good once exempt of course).

 

 

Remember Revelation 21:1/4 "And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea. And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God. And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away." And that is something to look forwards to!

                                          




 

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