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RE: And Why Again Could Yeshua Not Be the Messiah?

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Submitted by Rabbi (Germany), Sep 18, 2014 at 14:34

The Josephus quote is believed by many scholars to be tampered with. Even IF he did write about Jesus, he could not have been an eye-witness; he was born 5-7 years after the death of Jesus. The early Jewish believers of Jesus had practically disappeared by the time (gentile) Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire. Most of them either died or abandoned their beliefs. If they were right, no doubt they'd have endured to this day. The modern messianic movement has no direct connection to those early Jewish Christians.


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