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Jesus, like Moses

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Submitted by Servant of Christ (United States), Dec 19, 2006 at 19:59

If this is talking specifically about Jesus, I think we are entitled to ask for proof other than just the New Testament's say-so. Does that excerpt exclusively point to one single prophet? Could Samuel fit into that passage from Deuteronomy? Could Isaiah? Could Ezekiel, Jeremiah, Hosea, Amos, Zechariah, etc? It would be helpful if this passage from the Torah was read in context. G-d had just forbidden the people of Israel from seeking out fortunetellers, dark mystics, etc. Then He comforts us by telling us that we are not without Supernatural guidance, in that G-d will give us prophets. To say that this passage refers to one person (and there's no reason to think that one person is Jesus in particular) would mean that we were not required to follow the numerous prophets mentioned in the Bible after Moses died.

I believe I already responded to this; however, I wish to expand. The Bible says 'a prophet'. So he is talking about a specific one. You seem to be trying to use my reasoning against me; however, that will not work.

Your argument only works if I am trying to argue if Muhammad was the Prophet. But again, we must compare unique things about the two prophets. God gave us prophets, but he also gave the Prophet. To say that we are to listen to only one is far from its meaning and in fact, adds to the meaning.

Reasons for believing Jesus is the one like Moses? Here:

http://www.hebrew4christians.com/Articles/Like_Moses/like_moses.html

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