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Why do you bother with lingual gymnastics?

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Submitted by kman (United States), Nov 19, 2008 at 20:06

Finding out what you believe is tricky. I don't care one way or another which name tag anyone puts on the Messiah. Call him George or Frank, I don't think it matters as long as you connect the name to the right ideology. Jesus had a very definite and unique message that was hinted (prophesied) at all throughout the Old Testament.

I saw the movie, "Passion of the Christ", a long time ago. I never bought the DVD. What he said at the end of a movie is probably irrelevant but, go ahead and inform me.

Linguistical gymnastics are fruitless. The Messiah's name translated into or from any language is going to produce different spellings, pronunciations, etc. What's the point?

Jesus referred to his Father numerous times and said, when he left that little berg in the Middle East that, he would send the "Counselor" who would bring to rememberance many of the things that he taught here. He refers a number of times to his Father and the Spirit. Including himself, that sounds like a trinity, triage, triplet, or whatever you want to call it.

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