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Why people call themselves Christians

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Submitted by Victoria (United States), Aug 20, 2017 at 22:18

To answer your question of why people call themselves Christians (because Muslims don't call themselves Mohamedans) is because Christ didn't call himself a prophet; he called himself God. "I and the father are one". "He who has seen me has seen the father". "No one can get to the father but by me."
To make that kind of statement, you would either have to be lying, a lunatic, (neither consistent with anyone's assessment of Jesus) or telling the truth.


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