Tuesday, April 17, 2018

"sown on stony ground" - Religious Trend Expected in the 21st Century


Religious Trend Expected in the 21st Century

Many scholars and experts agree that the God in the Old Testament is different from the God in the New Testament Christians believe to be Christ Jesus.

The God of the Old Testament or the old Judaism (before the Jewish Roman War in the first century) chose Hebrews and helped them destroy and kill other tribes.  Even the God became an enemy of Egyptians to save Moses and his followers.  But, the God of the New Testament (who is Christ Jesus according to the creed of Christianity) told not to kill but love one's enemies.

Although Christ Jesus appeared as one member of Jewish people who belonged to the old Judaism and revered the God of the old Judaism, He preached His teachings, presenting a new image of God, which led to establishment of Christianity.

And more interestingly, Jewish people came to change features of their God.  After the Jewish Roman War in the first century to date, they came to think that their God was closer to the God of Christianity.  The new God of Judaism did not encourage Jewish people to attack and destroy their enemies like the God of the old Judaism.  In this context, after the Jewish Roman War, Judaism changed as with the establishment of Christianity.

Put extremely, the only difference between Christianity and modern Judaism is as to whether the creed that Christ Jesus is God should be adopted.

All the good elements of Christianity are accepted by the modern Judaism.  But, as long as Christianity sticks to the creed that Christ Jesus is God, the two religions cannot be emerged.

However, this condition is dangerous, since it might cause a tragedy such as the Holocaust.  And, Satan loves the Holocaust.  Or, Satan encouraged early Christian leaders to adopt the creed that Christ Jesus is God so that Christians would be forever separated from Jewish people.  This is not the situation expected by Christ Jesus.  Satan entered Christianity when early Christian leaders adopted the creed that Christ Jesus is God.

So, the best way for Christians to get rid of this trap set by Satan is to forgive the creed that Christ Jesus is God.  Then, Christians would come to even accept Islam.  This must be the religious trend in the 21st century.

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Mar 4:16 And these are they likewise which are sown on stony ground; who, when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with gladness;
Mar 4:17 And have no root in themselves, and so endure but for a time: afterward, when affliction or persecution ariseth for the word's sake, immediately they are offended.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

"Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit into Galilee" - Judaism and Christianity Belong to One System


Judaism and Christianity Belong to One System

Christ Jesus used various teachings of Judaism in His preaching to Jewish people.  He quoted many words from the Old Testament.

But it did not mean that Christ Jesus was just one of Jewish priests.  Or Jewish people knew there were many teachings in Judaism.  But, it was Christ Jesus that showed what teachings among many in Judaism had important meanings not only for Jewish people but also for all the people in this world.

It was just like everybody knew that there are many works of literature in this world.  But, those who could identify Shakespeare as the most important writer can discuss literature most effectively.

Jewish priests might know all the teachings of Judaism, but they could not see what teachings among them were important and had special meaning.

In this context, Christ Jesus found importance in some specific teachings of Judaism, which Jewish priests missed.  If Jewish priest thought that most of the teachings by Christ Jesus could be found in the Jewish Bible or the Old Testament, it doesn't mean Christ Jesus was just one of Jewish Priests, since He found new important meaning in them.  In other words, Christ Jesus shed new light on the Jewish Bible.  Although other Jewish priests could not find true meaning in some teachings of the Jewish Bible or the Old Testament, Christ Jesus could find true meaning and importance in those teachings.

So, if Jewish people could fined true meaning and significance of those teachings of Judaism, they could reach the level of Christ Jesus.  But Christians or followers of Christ Jesus could easily find important teachings in the Old Testament and understand true meaning of them.  It could be said that by emphasizing specific teachings of Judaism, Christ Jesus launched Christianity.

From the beginning, teachings in Judaism were not worked out by Jewish people.  They were give by God.  If Jewish people did not satisfy God in their interpreting the words of God written in the Old Testament, it is natural that God would send a new teacher to Jewish people.

In this context, Judaism and Christianity belong to one system of teaching of God.  Looking back from the goal of correctly understanding the teachings of God, Judaism and Christianity are the same as the path to Heaven.  Judaism can be defined as a religious way to reach Heaven without guidance of Christ Jesus, but Christianity can be defined a more effective way for reaching Heaven through guidance of Christ Jesus.

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Luk 4:14 And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit into Galilee: and there went out a fame of him through all the region round about.
Luk 4:15 And he taught in their synagogues, being glorified of all.

"Whosoever drinketh of this water" - Revolutionary Christianity for Roman Citizens

Mt. Fuji and Cherry Blossoms, the Two Major Japan's Symbols

Revolutionary Christianity for Roman Citizens

When Christianity was preached among Roman citizens between the first century and the fourth century, the creed that Christ Jesus was God was not established and fixed.

But the major trend of diffusion of Christianity in the Roman Empire and further in future Europe was decided in this period.  If Roman citizens had not accepted and believed this religion, Christianity would not have prevailed in the world in the following 2000 years.  So, it is very important to understand why and how Roman citizens accepted and believed Christianity.

One notable fact is that the Gospels were written in Greek and then in Latin, so that most of Roman citizens with literacy could read the Gospels unlike Europeans living in the Middle Ages or till the 16th century.  Another notable fact is that Jewish people accounted for 10% of all the population in the Empire and there were many Jewish people in every major city in the Empire, so that Judaism was not new and strange to Roman citizens.

So, Roman citizens must have been interested in the report of early Christians that a messiah or the Son of God appeared in Palestine.  And, they must have respected the words of Christ Jesus.  Further, they respected early Christian preachers, since they were honest and kind, behaving  in a moral way.  And, they must have been enchanted by Christians' prediction that the end of the world was near.

But, most importantly, Roman citizens must have learnt the true relationship between God and human beings.  The idea that God is the father of human beings must have been new to Romans.  And, the creed that God loved human beings must have been also new.  But they thought these new concepts were wonderful, since Romans had been always engaged in war and conflicts.  The value of the human life was so little in the Empire.  Especially, slaves and lower-class people without hope in life must have been enlightened by these Christian concepts.  That must be why Christianity was accepted by Roman citizens.

It must be as if poor Romans had found bright light in the darkness of their lives.  There is Heaven, and God in Heaven loves poor people, they must have realized.  Before Christianity, there were no such teachings in the Empire.  It was revolutionary and groundbreaking.  Roman citizens must have first realized existence of God through early Christianity and words of Christ Jesus.

It is hard for us now to see how revolutionary the early Christianity was to Roman citizens in early centuries.  But it must tell the essence of this religion.

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Joh 4:13 Jesus answered and said unto her, Whosoever drinketh of this water shall thirst again:
Joh 4:14 But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

"she committeth adultery" - 500 Years, 1000 Years, 500 Years, and Now


500 Years, 1000 Years, 500 Years, and Now

It was in 476 that the Western Roman Empire went to ruin.  And, it was in 1492 that Columbus reached America.

Roughly speaking in the early 500 years since the emergence of Christ Jesus, Christianity spread in the Roman Empire till the the Western Roman Empire vanished.   And it has been these 500 years that Christianity prevailed in America to date.  And for 1000 years roughly between 500 and 1500, Christianity got a foothold in Europe around the Vatican, which is also called the Middle Ages.

Today, the nation where Christian activities are most  prominent is the US.  And, sometimes the US is compared to the Roman Empire for its super-power in military, economy, technology, etc.  So, in terms of Christianity history, the Roman Empire and the United States are the key players.

However, there was no outwardly outstanding change in the Roman Empire before and after it adopted Christianity as its state religion in 392 or it officially endorsed Christianity in 313.  Lives of Romans did not look changed much after Christianity was widely accepted in the Roman society.  However, 100 year after the Empire adopted Christianity as its state religion, it went to ruin, although other European tribes who came to occupy the old Roman territories also adopted Christianity.

It is apparent that some components of Christianity contributed to the fall of the Empire.

On the other hand, the US has been mostly developed and cultivated by Christian Europeans who fled Europe under the strong influence of the Vatican.  Europe has the Vatican, but the US has also freedom of Christianity.  This must be a design by God in the human history.  By viewing these 2000 years in this way, we might be able to understood meaning of the history in these 2000 years. 

Before the start of the Christian Era, Judaism had been the only player in terms of religion given by true God.  And, Christ Jesus, the Son of God, appeared among Jewish people.  But, now 2000 years after the Christian Era, Islam has come to appear as another important factor.  It is unlikely that Islam will supersede the Vatican or American Christianity.  But Islam must influence the future of the Vatican and the Christian US.

We are now at the changing moment of the history or on the cusp of the religious trend.

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Mar 10:12 And if a woman shall put away her husband, and be married to another, she committeth adultery.

"Whosoever shall put away his wife" - Laughable Failure of Satan


Laughable Failure of Satan

Without Judas Iscariot, Christ Jesus must have been killed by wrong priests of the Jerusalem Temple or the Roman authority.  In that case, the Gospels or the story of Christ Jesus must have been a little different.

The true leading players of the Gospels were God and Satan.  God sent his Son to the tribe of Jewish people He most loved to have the kingdom of God come into the human world.  But, Satan who hated God tried to prevent it, so that Satan tried to kill Christ Jesus.

Sooner or later, or in whatever way, Christ Jesus was destined to be killed by those controlled by Satan, since God did not prevent Satan from causing Christ Jesus harm.  Or, God must have thought that whatever harmful acts Satan committed on Christ Jesus, Christ Jesus would accomplish His mission.  So, God let Satan act as it wished.  And, Satan thought using Judas Iscariot would give the gravest damage on Christ Jesus and God.  Satan must have thought that Christ Jesus should made a fool on Himself if He was betrayed by one of His disciples.  What a fool Christ Jesus was to be betrayed by one of his close followers, Satan must have thought that everybody would think.  Satan tried to make Christ Jesus look stupid.

And, as the Gospels depicted, Christ Jesus was betrayed by Judas Iscariot to be crucified.  But, despite this tragic incident, Christianity prevailed eventually.  None today thinks that Satan won by crucifying Christ Jesus through the betrayal by Judas Iscariot.  Rather, people would laugh at Satan because Christ Jesus has been all the more glorified due to His mercy on Judas Iscariot.    
Matthew 24
23 Jesus replied, “The one who has dipped his hand into the bowl with me will betray me. 24 The Son of Man will go just as it is written about him.But woe to that man who betrays the Son of Man! It would be better for him if he had not been born.”
25 Then Judas, the one who would betray him, said, “Surely you don’t mean me, Rabbi?”
However, Christ Jesus meant that it is better for anyone not to have been born if he is to be used by Satan.  This must be the expression of contempt for Satan and those used by Satan.

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Mar 10:11 And he saith unto them, Whosoever shall put away his wife, and marry another, committeth adultery against her.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

"his angels charge over thee" - Truth Revealed to Poor People


Truth Revealed to Poor People

Poor men can see the world from a very different angle from rich men.

Sometimes a very rich scholar is surprised to find that a poor man  without academic background realizes the essence of a very profound logic or ideology regarding humanity or society.  But, it is the other way about.  There is truth only poor men can see.  Or poor men can see or feel truth of what scholars could only understand through hard study and great efforts.  Even Christ Jesus said the God revealed truth to children.

Luk 10:21 In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes: even so, Father; for so it seemed good in thy sight.

Very rich and successful people could only see the world through a thick haze wealth and material produce.  They could see how others are making efforts to get money and wealth.  But they could not see the value of humanity and the effects of spiritual virtue.  There is truth of this society and world only the poorest man in the world could realize and understand.  And, children are a kind of materially poor people.  They could also feel such truth.

Accordingly, for a man to understand the world and to be enlightened, he has to be poor, at least materially.  That is why the Buddha was poor and his followers had to be poor to understand truth of this world and the universe.  Moses and other saints were also poor to hear words of God.  Christ Jesus was so poor without money while engaging in His holy mission.  Even Mohammad was poor in a cave to hear words of God and His angels.

Rich scholars and professors living and studying in enriched environment could learn many things, facts, and theories.  They could even make up complicated theories and concepts.  But what they could attain was, generally speaking, poor in truth and effect.

So, words of poor Christ Jesus are still so deep and high in terms of the degree of truth that many scholars and professors of today are studying and analyzing them.  However, the essence of Christ Jesus' words could be only realized by poor people without academic backgrounds.

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Luk 4:10 For it is written, He shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee:

Friday, April 06, 2018

"the devil, taking him up into an high mountain" - Underlying Fight between God and Satan


Underlying Fight between God and Satan

The story of Christ Jesus, as depicted in the Gospels, must be viewed from a different angle than  a conventional one, in order to understand the true meaning of the appearance of Christ Jesus, the so called Son of God, in the human world.

The most important issue is the conflict between God and Satan.  God wanted human beings to be good and righteous, but Satan hated God and wanted to destroy the human world.  As God saw the human world being corrupted by influence of Satan, He sent Christ Jesus to save people from the dark plot of Satan.  So, the Gospels tell how the Son of God fought against Satan.

Christ Jesus preached among Jewish people God had chosen to prevail His teaching through the tribe.  God had expected that Jewish people chosen, taught, and loved by God would show a good example of righteousness to other tribes.  However, when the Roman Empire started direct governance of Palestine, most of Jewish people forgot the teaching of God.  Those people came under influence of Satan.  So, God sent His Son to correct attitudes and thoughts of the Jewish people.

However, Satan occupied the minds of priests of the Jerusalem Temple and the Roman rulers.  Eventually, they killed Christ Jesus.  Followers of Christ Jesus must have felt the dark power of Satan.  They must have thought that God would surely send angels and other helpers to rescue Christ Jesus.  God must have well protected Christ Jesus, they thought.  But, Christ Jesus was arrested, judged, and sentenced to death.  So, those followers ran away, thinking that Satan defeated God.

However, Christ Jesus was resurrected three days after the burial.  Then, suddenly, those followers realized that death could not defeat Christ Jesus and God.  They must have thought that as God was really behind Christ Jesus, He could be resurrected.  And, Satan could not defeat God and Christ Jesus.  The resurrection of Christ Jesus had this significance to His followers.

On this extension, Paul, Peter, and other Apostles started their missions.

Nonetheless, Satan did not give up.  It tried to spoil the teaching of Christ Jesus.  Satan tried to put wrong ideology and creeds into Christianity.  This Satan's evil work on Christianity has continued to date.  And Christianity of today is under some influence of Satan.

So, it is important to review the history and detailed status of Christianity.  We should not regard the Vatican and other churches as being free from Satan's influence.  But, Christian leaders are behaving as if they were error-free.   It is true that the Vatican and other churches are better than secular societies.  However, Satan is smart and  wickedly clever, without missing any chances to lead people, Christians, and even Christian leaders to betrayal of Christ Jesus and God.  In this context, Christianity of today is still incomplete.

That is also why God allowed prevalence of Islam. 

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Luk 4:5 And the devil, taking him up into an high mountain, shewed unto him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.
Luk 4:6 And the devil said unto him, All this power will I give thee, and the glory of them: for that is delivered unto me; and to whomsoever I will I give it.
Luk 4:7 If thou therefore wilt worship me, all shall be thine.

Thursday, April 05, 2018

"it had no depth of earth" - Swedenborg's Case


Swedenborg's Case

How does a man meet Christ Jesus?  There is one example, however, in the 18th century.
In 1743, Swedenborg was dining in a private room at a tavern in London. By the end of the meal, a darkness fell upon his eyes, and the room shifted character. Suddenly, he saw a person sitting at a corner of the room, telling him: "Do not eat too much!". Swedenborg, scared, hurried home. Later that night, the same man appeared in his dreams. The man told Swedenborg that he was the Lord, that he had appointed Swedenborg to reveal the spiritual meaning of the Bible and that he would guide Swedenborg in what to write. The same night, the spiritual world was opened to Swedenborg.
Then afterwords, it is said that Swedenborg (1688-1772) saw the spiritual world as well as Heaven and the hell.  He wrote and published his spiritual experiences to be noted by many prominent Europeans.

Some people think that Swedenborg got mad.  Indeed, he wrote that he met spirits of men living in the moon, Mars, Jupiter, etc.  He also stated that St Paul was in hell.  In addition, Swedenborg wrote that "Islam arose due to Divine Providence as a means to wipe out idolatry, and returning people to a monotheistic concept of God." (http://dream-prophecy.blogspot.jp/2014/04/the-hidden-christian-truth-of-islam-and.html)  But, his books showed integrity of Swedenborg's intelligence and idea.  He also lived as a respectable member of elite citizens of Swedenborg. 

Swedenborg was born about 40 years after the birth of Newton (1642-1727).  Newton is also famous in his study of the Bible and Christianity.  Modern science began with Newton.  But Swedenborg's works did not launch a new religion or a new trend of belief and practice in Christianity.  However, there have been many people who came to believe the existence of the spiritual world, Heaven, and the hell. 

Anyway, it is a serious matter that anyone thinks that he has met Christ Jesus, and something strange, great or holy must accompany the meeting.   In this context, we have to carefully study the contents of such meeting with Christ Jesus and events accompanying the meeting.

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Mar 4:3 Hearken; Behold, there went out a sower to sow:
Mar 4:4 And it came to pass, as he sowed, some fell by the way side, and the fowls of the air came and devoured it up.
Mar 4:5 And some fell on stony ground, where it had not much earth; and immediately it sprang up, because it had no depth of earth:

Friday, March 30, 2018

"in danger of eternal damnation" - Heaven Promised by Christ Jesus

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Heaven Promised by Christ Jesus

One of the most important things Christ Jesus assured is that there is Heaven.

From the beginning, it is a basic presumption or truth that God exists in the teaching of Christ Jesus, since He declared that He was sent by God to this human world.  And, after death of people, they may be allowed to enter Heaven directly governed by God.

Some people think that if they die, there is nothing.  No souls exist.  There must be no Heaven and the hell.  Good and evil are just relative matters.  If a man lives a righteous life, there is nothing after his death.  If a man lives an evil life, there is also nothing after his death. They may argue in this way.  But, a majority of the mankind think that there may be Heaven, and righteous people can enter it to get eternal life.  Therefore, a majority of the mankind are afraid of acting in a malicious way.  And, a majority of people suspect that God really exists as with Heaven and the hell.

Christ Jesus teaches based on the belief that God exists and Heaven and the hell exist.  So, those who believe in Christ Jesus must not be afraid of their death.  Even Muslims believe the existence of God.  And they believe that they can enter Heaven if they do not betray God and Islam. 

Christ Jesus made clear part of the relationship between this world and Heaven or the hell.  If a man is poor in this world, he will be rich in Heaven.  If a man is rich in this world, he will be cast into the hell.

In this context, the following teaching of Christ Jesus is important:
Mat 6:19 Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:
Mat 6:20 But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:
Mat 6:21 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
If you lay your treasure in Heave, you will be naturally poor in this world.  Accordingly, there is a great possibility that a man who is poor in this world will be rich in Heaven.  So, Christ Jesus even said that a man could store his treasure in Heaven while he is living in this world. 

Of course, ordinary people cannot see Heaven while they are alive in this world.  But, Christ Jesus said that they could surely store their wealth in Heaven.  It means that when a man is following the teaching of Christ Jesus, he can accumulate wealth in Heaven.  And, he may eventually see Heaven.

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Mar 3:29 But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost hath never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal damnation.
Mar 3:30 Because they said, He hath an unclean spirit.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

"All sins shall be forgiven unto the sons of men" - How to Define God


How to Define God

What is God?  How do you or people define God?
Definition of God in English by Oxford Dictionaries 
1 (in Christianity and other monotheistic religions) the creator and ruler of the universe and source of all moral authority; the supreme being.
2 (in certain other religions) a superhuman being or spirit worshipped as having power over nature or human fortunes; a deity.
2.1 An image, animal, or other object worshipped as divine or symbolizing a god.
‘wooden gods from the Congo’
2.2 Used as a conventional personification of fate.
‘he dialled the number and, the gods relenting, got through at once’
More example sentences
3 A greatly admired or influential person.
‘he has little time for the fashion victims for whom he is a god’
More example sentences
3.1 A thing accorded the supreme importance appropriate to a god.
‘don't make money your god’
Definition of God by Merriam-Webster 
Definition of god
1 capitalized : the supreme or ultimate reality: such as
a : the Being perfect in power, wisdom, and goodness who is worshipped as creator and ruler of the universe
b Christian Science : the incorporeal divine Principle ruling over all as eternal Spirit : infinite Mind
2 : a being or object believed to have more than natural attributes and powers and to require human worship; specifically : one controlling a particular aspect or part of reality
Greek gods of love and war
3 : a person or thing of supreme value had photos of baseball's gods pinned to his bedroom wall
4 : a powerful ruler
Hollywood gods that control our movies' fates

Explanation of God in Wikipedia 
In monotheistic thought, God is conceived of as the Supreme Being and the principal object of faith.[3] The concept of God, as described by theologians, commonly includes the attributes of omniscience (all-knowing), omnipotence (unlimited power), omnipresence (present everywhere), and as having an eternal and necessary existence. Depending on one’s kind of theism, these attributes are used either in way of analogy, or in a literal sense as distinct properties of the God. 
God is most often held to be incorporeal (immaterial),[3] and to be without gender,[4][5] although many religions describe God using masculine terminology, using such terms as "Him" or "Father" and some religions (such as Judaism) attribute only a purely grammatical "gender" to God.[6] Incorporeity and corporeity of God are related to conceptions of transcendence (being outside nature) and immanence (being in nature, in the world) of God, with positions of synthesis such as the "immanent transcendence". 
God has been conceived as either personal or impersonal. In theism, God is the creator and sustainer of the universe, while in deism, God is the creator, but not the sustainer, of the universe. In pantheism, God is the universe itself. In atheism, God is not believed to exist, while God is deemed unknown or unknowable within the context of agnosticism. God has also been conceived as the source of all moral obligation, and the "greatest conceivable existent".[3] Many notable philosophers have developed arguments for and against the existence of God.[7]
But the definition of God by Christ Jesus is the Father in Heaven.
Matthew 21:31 Whether of them twain did the will of his father? They say unto him, The first. Jesus saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, That the publicans and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you. 
John 8:42 Jesus said unto them, If God were your Father, ye would love me: for I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me. 
John 8:54 Jesus answered, If I honour myself, my honour is nothing: it is my Father that honoureth me; of whom ye say, that he is your God: 
John 13:3 Jesus knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he was come from God, and went to God; 
John 20:17 Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and to my God, and your God.
God is the father of Christ Jesus and the mankind.  God is not only the master or the ruler of the mankind, but also He is also the guardian and the protector.  God exercise His authority over the mankind, however, with love.  The relationship between God and any individual is defined as that between the father and His child.

However, this teaching must be heard with the assumption that God is truly great existence beyond men's imagination with with frightening strength.   

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Mar 3:28 Verily I say unto you, All sins shall be forgiven unto the sons of men, and blasphemies wherewith soever they shall blaspheme:
Mar 3:29 But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost hath never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal damnation.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

"He is beside himself" - Love to Judaism and Jewish People


Love to Judaism and Jewish People

Today, it is commonsense that Christ Jesus was a faithful observer of Judaism practiced 2000 years ago.  And, Christ Jesus had no intention to establish a new religion separated from Judaism.  But Christianity was split from Judaism after the Jewish-Roman war, which both Christian leasers and Jewish leaders did not regret.

So, Christians have been doing something against the mind of Christ Jesus for these 2000 years.  At least, Christianity in these 2000 years have not fully satisfied Christ Jesus.  The Bible of Christianity includes the Old Testament.  But, it must not be sufficient. 

For Christianity to be truly a religion following the mind of Christ Jesus, Christians, the Pope, etc. must show their love to Judaism and Jewish people as much as possible like Christ Jesus.  No matter how much Judaists claim that Christianity is wrong because it forces followers to believe that Christ Jesus was God, Christians, the Pope, etc. must love Jewish people.

If they had changed their minds and started to love Judaism and Jewish people at least 1500 years ago, God would not have given Islam to Arabs.

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Mar 3:21 And when his friends heard of it, they went out to lay hold on him: for they said, He is beside himself.
Mar 3:22 And the scribes which came down from Jerusalem said, He hath Beelzebub, and by the prince of the devils casteth he out devils.
Mar 3:23 And he called them unto him, and said unto them in parables, How can Satan cast out Satan?

Monday, March 12, 2018

"Master, what shall we do?" - Christian Insane Idea

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Christian Insane Idea

If Christ Jesus had been God, none could have killed Him on the cross.  So, essentially, the creed that Christ Jesus was God is wrong.

The ideology that sinless Christ Jesus died to carry sins of people for them to be forgiven by God is absurd.

Satan killed Christ Jesus but made people take the responsibility for the death of Christ Jesus, by launching a false idea that sinless Christ Jesus died for sinful people to be forgiven by God.  Christ Jesus was killed by Satan and the Jewish authority and the Roman authority who were influenced by Satan.  God did not interfere with this plot to show how bad, evil, sinful, and dangerous Satan and those who were brainwashed by Satan were. 

Satan was so smart that he put a wrong creed into Christianity that Christ Jesus had to die to save sinful people, thus making stupidly complicated the Christian mythology.

Satan's aim is to make diminished people's respect for God, since people who believe that Christ Jesus was God would think that God could be killed on the Cross, which meant that God was weak. 

Accordingly, Paul's teaching was wrong in that he emphasized that Christ Jesus who was God died for sinful people to have their sins forgiven by God.  Indeed, it is an insane idea that God was killed by Himself for God to forgive sinful people.

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Luk 3:12 Then came also publicans to be baptized, and said unto him, Master, what shall we do?
Luk 3:13 And he said unto them, Exact no more than that which is appointed you.

Sunday, March 11, 2018

" ye receive not our witness" - Satan and Death of Christ Jesus


Satan and Death of Christ Jesus

Satan started to kill Christ Jesus since he left Him in the desert at the end of His 40 days' spiritual training in the desert.

Satan manipulated the Jewish authority to arrest Christ Jesus for his challenge against the authority.  Satan occupied the mind of Judas so that he betrayed Christ Jesus.  Satan also controlled Pilate, the Roman governor in Jerusalem, so that Pilate would accept the request from the Jewish authority to execute Him.

However, Satan was unsure if God would directly interfere with his plot.  But God did not cause any miracles to save Christ Jesus from Satan's hand.  Then, Satan realized that God was going to use the death of Christ Jesus to indicate the danger of Satan.  Probably God would turn anger of followers of Christ Jesus to Satan.

So Satan made followers of Christ Jesus blame themselves.  Satan concocted a theory that Christ Jesus died because of sins of people but not of Satan.  Satan made people blame themselves, instead of Satan, for Christ Jesus's death.  Satan imbued the minds of people with the idea that the death of innocent Christ Jesus was necessary to have people's sins forgiven by God.

It was an extravagant and crazy idea.  But, even to a big surprise of Satan, Christian leaders in the following centuries came to adopt this Satan's theory: Christ Jesus died not because of Satan but because of sins of people.   

And, to a further surprise of Satan, God gave Islam to Arabs after Christian leaders adopted Satan's theory.  So, Islam is a religion given by God to complement Christianity soiled by Satan.

But, Satan also tried to spoil Islam, having an influence on Islam leaders.  There might be even some traces of Satan's influence in the Koran.   Therefore, it is better for you not to trust Christianity and Islam 100% unless God says to you to believe them.  However, you don't have to adopt Judaism, since the religion does not expect you to be Judaists while there are Christianity and Islam. 

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Joh 3:11 Verily, verily, I say unto thee, We speak that we do know, and testify that we have seen; and ye receive not our witness.
Joh 3:12 If I have told you earthly things, and ye believe not, how shall ye believe, if I tell you of heavenly things?

Saturday, March 10, 2018

"Jesus answered" - True Meaning of Christ Jesus's Death on the Cross

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True Meaning of Christ Jesus's Death on the Cross

Christ Jesus became an enemy of Herod Antipas who had previously ordered the death of John the Baptist.  So, when He visited Nazareth, He was almost killed by people subject to Herod Antipas.  They tried to push Christ Jesus from a cliff, although He could walk away from the dangerous scene.
Luke 4:
16 He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the Sabbath day he went into the synagogue, as was his custom. He stood up to read, 17 and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. Unrolling it, he found the place where it is written:
18 “The Spirit of the Lord is on me,
because he has anointed me
to proclaim good news to the poor.
He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners
and recovery of sight for the blind,
to set the oppressed free,
19 to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.”[f]
20 Then he rolled up the scroll, gave it back to the attendant and sat down. The eyes of everyone in the synagogue were fastened on him.21 He began by saying to them, “Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing.”
22 All spoke well of him and were amazed at the gracious words that came from his lips. “Isn’t this Joseph’s son?” they asked.
23 Jesus said to them, “Surely you will quote this proverb to me: ‘Physician, heal yourself!’ And you will tell me, ‘Do here in your hometown what we have heard that you did in Capernaum.’”
24 “Truly I tell you,” he continued, “no prophet is accepted in his hometown. 25 I assure you that there were many widows in Israel in Elijah’s time, when the sky was shut for three and a half years and there was a severe famine throughout the land. 26 Yet Elijah was not sent to any of them, but to a widow in Zarephath in the region of Sidon. 27 And there were many in Israel with leprosy[g] in the time of Elisha the prophet, yet not one of them was cleansed—only Naaman the Syrian.”
28 All the people in the synagogue were furious when they heard this.29 They got up, drove him out of the town, and took him to the brow of the hill on which the town was built, in order to throw him off the cliff.30 But he walked right through the crowd and went on his way.

But it is unlikely that Herod Antipas gave up the idea to kill Christ Jesus.  He must have involved priests in Jerusalem into his plot.  So, the Jewish authority in Jerusalem sent spies around and in the band of Christ Jesus.
Mark 12
13 And they send unto him certain of the Pharisees and of the Herodians, to catch him in his words.
14 And when they were come, they say unto him, Master, we know that thou art true, and carest for no man: for thou regardest not the person of men, but teachest the way of God in truth: Is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar, or not?
15 Shall we give, or shall we not give? But he, knowing their hypocrisy, said unto them, Why tempt ye me? bring me a penny, that I may see it.
16 And they brought it. And he saith unto them, Whose is this image and superscription? And they said unto him, Caesar's.
17 And Jesus answering said unto them, Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's. And they marvelled at him.
18 Then come unto him the Sadducees, which say there is no resurrection; and they asked him, saying,
19 Master, Moses wrote unto us, If a man's brother die, and leave his wife behind him, and leave no children, that his brother should take his wife, and raise up seed unto his brother.
20 Now there were seven brethren: and the first took a wife, and dying left no seed.
21 And the second took her, and died, neither left he any seed: and the third likewise.
22 And the seven had her, and left no seed: last of all the woman died also.
23 In the resurrection therefore, when they shall rise, whose wife shall she be of them? for the seven had her to wife.
24 And Jesus answering said unto them, Do ye not therefore err, because ye know not the scriptures, neither the power of God?
25 For when they shall rise from the dead, they neither marry, nor are given in marriage; but are as the angels which are in heaven.
26 And as touching the dead, that they rise: have ye not read in the book of Moses, how in the bush God spake unto him, saying, I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob?
27 He is not the God of the dead, but the God of the living: ye therefore do greatly err.
28 And one of the scribes came, and having heard them reasoning together, and perceiving that he had answered them well, asked him, Which is the first commandment of all?
29 And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord:
30 And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment.
31 And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.
32 And the scribe said unto him, Well, Master, thou hast said the truth: for there is one God; and there is none other but he:
33 And to love him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, and with all the soul, and with all the strength, and to love his neighbour as himself, is more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.
34 And when Jesus saw that he answered discreetly, he said unto him, Thou art not far from the kingdom of God. And no man after that durst ask him any question.

They also found that many people saw miracles performed by Christ Jesus and believed in Him.  These priests felt danger in the movement of Christ Jesus, since it was apparent that Christ Jesus was accusing the priests in the Jerusalem temple by saying "Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's."

Those priests got big money from merchants and shopkeepers in and around the temple making business, selling animals for sacrifice to pilgrims, exchanging money, providing commodities and accommodation for visitors to the temple.  They paid some tax to the Roman governor but they also concealed some incomes.  And, they felt that Christ Jesus knew it.  And, they also took the words of Christ Jesus as He was trying to take over the management of the temple from them.  Now, they found that Christ Jesus was so dangerous to them.

In this way, the Pharisees and the Herodians as well as the Sadducees and scribes all came to concoct a conspiracy to kill Christ Jesus.

So, Christ Jesus did not die for sins of the general public at the era and of us who live today.  He did not take our sins and die on behalf of us.   Christ Jesus died because of evil and greedy minds of elite Judaists and Jewish people in Jerusalem 2000 years ago.  However, it was Satan behind these people.

From the beginning, Christ Jesus was sent to this world by God so that Christ Jesus would save people from the rule of Satan who controlled elite people.  The major enemy of Christ Jesus was Satan.  The Bible is the testimony for the battle between Christ Jesus and Satan.  Satan did not give up his plot to kill Christ Jesus, although Satan left Christ Jesus after the failure in the temptation of Christ Jesus in the desert.

The interpretation of the Bible by the Vatican and other Christian churches has been wrong in these 2000 years.

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Joh 3:10 Jesus answered and said unto him, Art thou a master of Israel, and knowest not these things?
Joh 3:11 Verily, verily, I say unto thee, We speak that we do know, and testify that we have seen; and ye receive not our witness.

Thursday, March 08, 2018

"The wind bloweth where it listeth" - How Satan Took on Christ Jesus

Tokyo Streets

How Satan Took on Christ Jesus

Killing a person was a grave matter even in Jerusalem 2000 years ago.  But why was Christ Jesus killed?

It was Roman soldiers that were directly in charge of executing the death penalty on Christ Jesus.  These soldiers belonged to a Roman governor of the region.  Then, why did the Roman governor decide to kill Christ Jesus?  Especially, He was executed on the Cross, which meant that the execution of the death penalty was official rather than a sideline job of the governor.  How did he make a report on this official execution of Christ Jesus?  Unfortunately, there are no relevant records. 
In the Gospel of Luke, after the Sanhedrin trial of Jesus, the Jewish elders ask Pontius Pilate to judge and condemn Jesus in 23:2, accusing Jesus of making false claims of being a king. While questioning Jesus about the claim of being the King of the Jews, Pilate realizes that Jesus is a Galilean, and that Jesus is under Herod's jurisdiction. Given that Herod was in Jerusalem at that time, Pilate decides to send Jesus to Herod to be tried. 
Herod Antipas (the same man who had previously ordered the death of John the Baptist) had wanted to see Jesus for a long time, because he had been hoping to observe one of the miracles of Jesus.[6] However, Jesus says nothing in response to Herod's questions, or the vehement accusations of the chief priests and the scribes. 
Herod and his soldiers mock Jesus, put a gorgeous robe on him, as the King of the Jews, and sent him back to Pilate. And Herod and Pilate become friends with each other that day: for before they were at enmity. (Luke 23:12, KJV) 
The Gospel of Luke does not state that Herod did not condemn Jesus, and instead attributes that conclusion to Pilate who then calls together the Jewish elders, and says to them:[6]
I having examined him before you, found no fault in this man touching those things whereof ye accuse him: no, nor yet Herod: for he sent him back unto us; and behold, nothing worthy of death hath been done by him.
After further conversations between Pilate and the Jewish elders, Jesus is sent to be crucified on Calvary.
So, Roman governor Pilate did not take initiatives to execute Christ Jesus because he thought that Christ Jesus who was accused of calling himself the king of Israel was really dangerous.  If a Roman governor had found an enemy of the Roman Empire in any foreigner, he would have taken initiatives to execute him.  For a Roman governor to find an enemy of the Roman Empire and execute him might be not a bad thing.  It might even become merit for him.  The governor who executed a foreign insurgent might proudly report it to Rome.  Yet, a governor could not execute an innocent man.  If he had put to death an innocent man on a false charge, it might have been also reported to Rome, and he could have been demoted.  So, it was natural that governor Pilate consulted with Jewish leaders, so that they would not betray him.

Put simply, priests in the Jerusalem temple and leaders of the Jewish people knew that it was not difficult to convince Pilate that he had to execute Christ Jesus.  Calling oneself the king of the Jewish people did not constitute a grave crime.  Roman soldiers would simply laugh at such a man if he had no military power.  Even Pilate would laugh at someone that called himself the Son of God of Jewish people. 

However, if many Jewish people had come to believe that Christ Jesus was the Son of God and He should ascend the throne as the king of Israel, there could have been a big trouble for Jewish priests in the Jerusalem Temple and Jewish leaders.  They would lose their status that gave them big wealth and power over Jewish people, if Jewish people had supported and helped Christ Jesus become the lord of Jerusalem and the Jerusalem temple.   So, they sent spies around and in the band of Christ Jesus to gather information about Him.  And, based on the information, they decided to have Pilate execute Christ Jesus.  Then, what was the most important finding for them?  Did they find that Christ Jesus was going to touch off the revolt against the Jewish authority if not against the Roam authority?

Anyway, the conclusion of their conspiracy was to have Pilate execute Christ Jesus.  Consequently, due to the execution of Christ Jesus, Jewish priests and leaders could enjoy status, honor, wealth, power, and privileges for next decades till the Jewish-Roman war.   Indeed, Satan uses status, honor, wealth, power, and privileges to have people sell their souls to him, even today.

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Joh 3:8 The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit.

Monday, March 05, 2018

"being grieved for the hardness of their hearts" - The Real End of Christ Jesus' Life

The Tokyo Station

The Real End of Christ Jesus' Life

The following are the ending parts of the Gospels:

Mat 28:16 Then the eleven disciples went away into Galilee, into a mountain where Jesus had appointed them.
Mat 28:17 And when they saw him, they worshipped him: but some doubted.
Mat 28:18 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.
Mat 28:19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
Mat 28:20 Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.

Mar 16:8 And they went out quickly, and fled from the sepulchre; for they trembled and were amazed: neither said they any thing to any man; for they were afraid.
Mar 16:9 Now when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils.
Mar 16:10 And she went and told them that had been with him, as they mourned and wept.
Mar 16:11 And they, when they had heard that he was alive, and had been seen of her, believed not.
Mar 16:12 After that he appeared in another form unto two of them, as they walked, and went into the country.
Mar 16:13 And they went and told it unto the residue: neither believed they them.
Mar 16:14 Afterward he appeared unto the eleven as they sat at meat, and upbraided them with their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they believed not them which had seen him after he was risen.
Mar 16:15 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.
Mar 16:16 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.
Mar 16:17 And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues;
Mar 16:18 They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.
Mar 16:19 So then after the Lord had spoken unto them, he was received up into heaven, and sat on the right hand of God.
Mar 16:20 And they went forth, and preached every where, the Lord working with them, and confirming the word with signs following. Amen.

Luk 24:46 And said unto them, Thus it is written, and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day:
Luk 24:47 And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
Luk 24:48 And ye are witnesses of these things.
Luk 24:49 And, behold, I send the promise of my Father upon you: but tarry ye in the city of Jerusalem, until ye be endued with power from on high.
Luk 24:50 And he led them out as far as to Bethany, and he lifted up his hands, and blessed them.
Luk 24:51 And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.
Luk 24:52 And they worshipped him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy:
Luk 24:53 And were continually in the temple, praising and blessing God. Amen.

Joh 21:21 Peter seeing him saith to Jesus, Lord, and what shall this man do?
Joh 21:22 Jesus saith unto him, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to thee? follow thou me.
Joh 21:23 Then went this saying abroad among the brethren, that that disciple should not die: yet Jesus said not unto him, He shall not die; but, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to thee?
Joh 21:24 This is the disciple which testifieth of these things, and wrote these things: and we know that his testimony is true.
Joh 21:25 And there are also many other things which Jesus did, the which, if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written. Amen.

So, it is ambiguous what really happened to Christ Jesus after the death on the Cross and the Resurrection.

Nobody today believes that Christ Jesus floated up to Heaven from the ground.  It might be a phantom or apparition of Christ Jesus that the Disciples saw due to too much absorption in the faith in Christ Jesus.  But since the last time when they saw Christ Jesus in reality or as an apparition, He never appeared to His followers.  It means that if Christ Jesus had not been physically carried up into Heaven, the human body of Christ Jesus must have existed somewhere till He naturally died.

From other holy documents of the New Testament, it can be assumed that Christ Jesus was at least around Damascus a few years later when Saul was travelling to Jerusalem to Damascus.  And, Saul was actually spoken to by actual and living Christ Jesus.  This is the most probable situation.  And, Saul followed Christ Jesus to the place so called Arabia where Saul was taught the theology by Christ Jesus, so that Saul, later called Paul, could start his mission as if he had known Christ Jesus in person.

But if this theory was correct, where did Christ Jesus go after having taught Paul?  And, where did his human  body die? 

If you could discover it, it would be the greatest discovery in these 2000 years.  So, what is the real end of Christ Jesus' life?

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Mar 3:4 And he saith unto them, Is it lawful to do good on the sabbath days, or to do evil? to save life, or to kill? But they held their peace.
Mar 3:5 And when he had looked round about on them with anger, being grieved for the hardness of their hearts, he saith unto the man, Stretch forth thine hand. And he stretched it out: and his hand was restored whole as the other.

Sunday, March 04, 2018

"The voice of one crying in the wilderness" - Involvement of Satan

West of Tokyo on the Pacific Coast 

Involvement of Satan

Why must Christ Jesus have been killed?

The Jewish priests in the Jerusalem temple must have found that Christ Jesus was so dangerous that they had to take Him on.  They persuaded the Roman governor and officers to remove Christ Jesus by force because He could be a threat to the Roman occupation of Palestine and Jerusalem.

But Christ Jesus just preached some specific words written in the Hebrew Bible in addition to his unique interpretation of Judaism.  He did not tell people to fight against the Jewish authority and the Roman authority.

But as many people came to respect Christ Jesus, the Jewish authority sent spies around Christ Jesus to check contents of the preaching by Christ Jesus.  Those spies tested Christ Jesus by asking questions to which Christ Jesus answered cleverly.  Then, the Jewish authority tried to turn any of close followers of Christ Jesus to their spies.  So, Judas was bought by them, and he informed them that some of Apostles regarded Christ Jesus as a messiah, the son of God, or even God.

If the Jewish authority thought that they could nor tolerate Christ Jesus calling Himself a messiah, the Son of God, or God, they could openly blame Christ Jesus since such a behavior was against Judaism.  The Jewish authority could tell people that Christ Jesus was against Judaism as he regarded Himself a messiah, the Son of God, or God.  Then, Jewish people would reject Christ Jesus.  The Jewish authority could protect their positions and status.

Here, Satan appeared to the Jewish authority.  Satan told them that they were greater than Christ Jesus even if He was a messiah, the Son of God, or God if they could kill Christ Jesus.  And if they could kill Christ Jesus, they did not have to have a fear of God.  By killing Christ Jesus no matter if He was a messiah, the Son of God, or God, Jewish priests could protect their status and wealth.  So, forget about God and just kill Christ Jesus, Satan must have imbued them with this crazy idea.  Finally, they arrested and killed Christ Jesus so easily.

Therefore, it is not for human sins or salvation of human souls that Christ Jesus was killed.  The world of the New Testament is a world where God, Angels, Satan, demons, miracles, etc. are true and real.   So then, the most significant incident in the Gospel, the Crucifixion of Christ Jesus, must involve Satan.  And it is natural that Satan used the Jewish authority and the Roman authority to kill Christ Jesus.  No other theological explanation about the Crucifixion of Christ Jesus excluding Satan cannot be accepted.

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Mat 3:3 For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Esaias, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.
Mat 3:4 And the same John had his raiment of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins; and his meat was locusts and wild honey.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

"the Son of man is Lord" - In the Case of Christ Jesus on the Cross

Mt. Fuji, 3,776 m, Japan

In the Case of Christ Jesus on the Cross

The fact was that Christ Jesus was killed by Roman soldiers and Jerusalem priests.  But why?  To take away sins from people or to die for the sake of people?

The most reasonable reason for the death of Christ Jesus must be related to money and big money.  Judaist priests of the Jerusalem temple hated Christ Jesus because they thought that Christ Jesus might take over them.  The priests of the Jerusalem temple were afraid that Christ Jesus might drive them out of the temple where they earned big money.  And, Roman soldiers were paid some money by those priests, so that they cooperated with the priests to kill Christ Jesus.

Many people came to Jerusalem several times a year to pay respect for God enshrined in the temple.  These pilgrims, each, spent some money in the temple, for example, to buy animals to be released for ritual.  Merchants and shopkeepers got big money and they paid big money to the temple authority for the right to make business in the temple.  So, profits the temple earned were big; temple priests could live luxurious lives on the income.

Then, Christ Jesus suddenly appeared as a strong enemy of those priests.  Many people supported and followed Christ Jesus.  In addition, Christ Jesus took a physical action in the temple to expel merchants and shopkeepers from the temple.  So, the temple authority felt a danger; if Christ Jesus led the people to a revolt against the temple authority, they might be expelled out of the temple and lose big money.

If Christ Jesus only talked down the Judaist priests in the temple but allowed these priests to stay in the present position, they might not feel such a danger.  But Christ Jesus entered Jerusalem as if He could  ascend the throne of Israel if the people wished.  In the case, it was apparent that present priests in the Jerusalem temple would be cast out.  And, they would lose the source of big money.

So, the temple authority decided to take on Christ Jesus and remove the risk that they would lose the source of income and wealth.  To secure their position in the temple and their income and wealth, those Jewish priests planned to kill Christ Jesus while involving Roman solders and the Roman authority.

Finally, big money was paid to the Roman governor and soldiers to arrest, judge, and execute Christ Jesus.  It is also symbolic that Judas was paid silver for his cooperation in arresting Christ Jesus, but he was not promoted and accepted as a new priest in the Temple.   The matter was settled with money.

So, the image of Christ Jesus on the cross is an expression of greed of priests of the Jerusalem temple and Roman soldiers rather than any theological meaning.

This is one theory.  You may feel that it is too secular.  But, truth is sometimes simple and related to vulgar motivation of men.   And, it must apply to the case of Christ Jesus on the cross.

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Mar 2:27 And he said unto them, The sabbath was made for man, and not man for the sabbath:
Mar 2:28 Therefore the Son of man is Lord also of the sabbath.

Friday, February 23, 2018

"through the corn fields on the sabbath day" - None Can Prove that Jesus is God, even if He is

Nagoya, Japan

None Can Prove that Jesus is God, even if He is

It is two of three persons or 66% of all the mankind that don't believe that Christ Jesus is God 2000 years after the mission of Christ Jesus.

Among Christians, accounting for 33% of the world population, 90% of them cannot prove that Christ Jesus is God but are only taught to believe the creed that Christ Jesus is God.  And the remaining 10% wrongly prove that Christ Jesus is God.

It is about the fourth century that the Vatican established the creed that Christ Jesus is God with an emperor of the Roman Empire.  But as God was displeased with this movement, He let the Empire collapse in the fifth century while the Empire adopted Christianity for its state religion.  What is more, God gave Islam to Arabs in the early seventh century, and Islam adopted the belief that Christ Jesus cannot be God.

Even today, nobody correctly and reasonably proves that Christ Jesus is God if he or she believes that Christ Jesus is God.  According to the tradition of Judaism whose God is also the God of Christianity, it is a big sin to call any human being God.

God is the creator of the universe, galaxies, stars, this solar system, and the earth, but it is clear that Christ Jesus did not create them, since He was born as a human being in this world.  So, Christ Jesus never said to believe that He was God or to call Him God.

The concept of God was degraded by Christian leaders in the fourth century.  God is of existence in the domain of infinity.  But Christ Jesus was of existence in finite.  Of course, God can be any human being in a way that He is not identified as God, since He is almighty.  But in this case, He would make it clear that He takes a form of a human being for some reason (e.g., for ease of people to see or talk with Him) and say that people seeing Him in the shape of a human being may call Him God.  However, He would not take a shape of a living man well known by his family, friends, etc.  God should take a form of someone that has never been existent in this world.  So, it is very unthinkable that God took a shape of Jesus of Nazareth who was born as such.

Besides, Christ Jesus never allowed His disciples even to call Him a messiah or the Son of God.

So, God destroyed the Roman Empire whose emperor helped early Christian leaders establish the creed that Christ Jesus is God, and God also gave Islam to Arabs so that they would deny the Christian belief that Christ Jesus was God.  And God has also helped Judaists survive with a belief that Christ Jesus cannot be God.

While people did not know Newton's laws, not to speak of Einstein's, the Vatican decided that Christ Jesus was God.  The concept of God should be reviewed.  And, the Vatican and other Christian churches should stop calling Christ Jesus God.  Then, billions more people would come to follow the teaching of Christ Jesus.

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Mar 2:23 And it came to pass, that he went through the corn fields on the sabbath day; and his disciples began, as they went, to pluck the ears of corn.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

"according to the law of Moses" - Christ Jesus against the Rule of Satan

Kyoto Station

Christ Jesus against the Rule of Satan

You cannot earn even one dollar without selling your soul to Satan.  This is the core of the issues Christ Jesus focused on.

It is not the death on the cross or the inherent sin of human beings.  But it is the rule of Satan through money that is the true issue in Christianity.  Christ Jesus did not die on the cross because of the sin of human beings but because of strong hatred by Satan, since Christ Jesus tried to override this rule of Satan through money.

However, every Pope, priest,  scholar, journalist, etc. have wanted to be rich and have a rich life.  They actually sold parts of their souls to Satan to get money and live rich lives.

Although Christianity has become a source of human activities for respect for humanity and challenge against inequity, the core of Christianity is the fight against Satan who uses money to occupy the minds and hearts of human beings.

Christ Jesus was sent by God to save human beings from the rule of Satan through money.  But people who were blind to danger of Satan because they were already subject to Satan due to their desire for money and wealth could not understand this real motivation of Christ Jesus.  Accordingly, they established various and complicated theology on Christ Jesus.  But, the matters is simple: the fight against Satan who controlls human sous though their desire for money and wealth.

Ultimately, the story of Christ Jesus is how He fought Satan.  And, although Satan thought that he won as Christ Jesus was crucified by people under Satan's influence, Christ Jesus resurrected and let His followers start Christianity.

All the creeds the Vatican and other churches have upheld so far in these 2000 years are pointless and secondary at most.   The major point of Christ Jesus's mission is to liberate people from Satan's rule.

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Luk 2:21 And when eight days were accomplished for the circumcising of the child, his name was called JESUS, which was so named of the angel before he was conceived in the womb.
Luk 2:22 And when the days of her purification according to the law of Moses were accomplished, they brought him to Jerusalem, to present him to the Lord;
Luk 2:23 (As it is written in the law of the LORD, Every male that openeth the womb shall be called holy to the Lord;)

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

"then shall they fast in those days" - The End of the World for Roman Citizens

South of Kyoto City

The End of the World for Roman Citizens

Paul preached that the end of the world was near to capture believers of Roman citizens in the Roman Empire.  It seems that this claim was the key to Paul's success in his mission to Roman citizens who had no knowledge in Judaism.

To prove his argument, he told that God sent His Son Christ Jesus to this world.

Although the world continued instead, many Roman citizens came to believe Paul and Christ Jesus.  This is one of big mysteries of early Christianity.  Maybe, Roman citizens interpreted that the end of the world meant the end of Jerusalem after the Jewish-Roman War.  Or, they found more profound truth in the words of Paul.

But, if Paul had not believed that the end of the world was near, he should not have had strong passion in his mission.  But why did Paul himself know that Christ Jesus had preached that the end of the world was near, while Paul had never seen or heard Christ Jesus preaching the gospel while He was alive?

And, from the beginning, what did Christ Jesus mean with his word that the end of the world was near?

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Mar 2:20 But the days will come, when the bridegroom shall be taken away from them, and then shall they fast in those days.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

"I came not to call the righteous, but sinners" - Mysteries in Christianity

Rebuilt Imperial Palace Buildings of the Nara Era of Japan in the 8th Century

Mysteries in Christianity

Paul preached the gospel, 2000 years ago,  mostly among Roman citizens, since most of Judaists could not accept the idea that Christ Jesus was a son of God.

But what specifically did Paul tell them?  Did Roman citizens believe that an Isrealite who had been executed on the cross directly by Roman authority and indirectly by Jewish priests but resurrected three days later was really a son of God?  Did non-Jewish people believe Jewish prophecies written centuries earlier in the Old Testament that a messiah would come to this world centuries later?

Paul did not even directly hear words of Christ Jesus.  Paul was only spoken to by the spirit of Christ Jesus days or months after the execution of Christ Jesus on the cross.  Paul did not know anything particular about Christ Jesus.  But he became one of major leaders of early Christianity in parallel with Peter, James, etc.

However, Paul made journeys around the east Mediterranean, preaching the Christian gospels and establishing churches, although he had no Gospels according to Mark, Luke, Matthew, and John, since they were not written yet.  How could Paul acquire believers among Roman citizens living in the region?  Only by telling that a son of God, named Jesus, appeared among Israelites? 

It is a big mystery how Paul could establish early Christian churches in Rome and the east Mediterranean region.  This means that there are still some mysteries in Christianity.

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Mar 2:17 When Jesus heard it, he saith unto them, They that are whole have no need of the physician, but they that are sick: I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
Mar 2:18 And the disciples of John and of the Pharisees used to fast: and they come and say unto him, Why do the disciples of John and of the Pharisees fast, but thy disciples fast not?