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Nuray, once again read the Bible

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Submitted by Richard the Lion heart (United States), Feb 6, 2006 at 01:03

Dear Nuray,

I don't expect you to know everything about Judeo-Christian traditions, but there are some basic historical facts you have to know.

You said the disciple John did not know Jesus. This is a blunder on your part. John was among Jesus's twelve disciples, he was called the favorite disciple. John was at the foot of Jesus's cross with Mary, Jesus's mother.

John like Jesus was a jew. He never traveled to Rome and did not have Roman citizenship.
I know the gospel of John and the epistles of Paul are very damaging to people like Muhammad who make false claims to prophethood, however that does not mean you can just say anything about them even if they are historicaly inacurate.

You said words are put in Jesus's mouth, than again you are mistaken. When Jesus asked his disciples to eat his flesh and drink his blood during the last super meal he was being allegorical. Now, what was Jesus refering to?

If you know basic Judaism and Crhistianity, which I can tell you don't you would know the details about the Jewish exodus from Egypt. During their last day in Egypt, God instructed the hebrews to slaughter a young male lamb. The hebrews were than to paint their door post with the blood of the lamb and roast its flesh for the pass over meal. This was the first pass over meal. By seeing the blood on the door, the angel of death would by pass that house. So the blood of that lamb represented the mark by which God would recognize his own and cause them no harm. Those who did painted their door with the blood of the lamb perished like the Egytian first borns.

During his pass over meal with his disciples, (by the way John was among them) Jesus instituted the Eucharist. Jesus his the new Lamb sacrificed for the sake of mankind. Meaning God redeemed us with his own blood. You will find this in all four Gospels not just John's.

Those who refuse the flesh and blood of Jesus Christ are like those Egyptians who did not paint their doors with the blood of the lamb. Just like the Egyptian first borns such people will perish. Jesus is called the Lamb of God. If you revelations you will his mentioned a lot.

"Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power and riches, wisdom and strength, honor and glory and blessing"
Revelation 5:12

I saw in the middle of the throne a Lamb standing, as though it had been slain (5:6)... the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David. Rev (5:5)...

Nuray you said Jesus could not have come before Moses and Abraham. Ofcourse he has he is God. But let's see what he says about that.

"Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham I was, I am" (Jn 8: 58),

This is what the prophet Isaiah had to say about Jesus do you think he was a Roman.

"For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the government will rest on His shoulders; And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace." (Isaiah 9:6).

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