Sunday, December 10, 2017

"Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath days?" - Big Mistake by the Christian Church

A December Holiday of a Shrine around Tokyo

Big Mistake by the Christian Church

It is said that it was not early Christians but Judaists that separated Christianity from Judaism.

Christ Jesus, though He was nobody but a Judaist, however did not strictly or literally follow the law of Judaism.  He did not preach in a way where He said that it was right because it was written in the law or it was wrong because it was not written in the law.  Instead, he used allegory to mean what people should do and should not do.

But 30 years after His death or till the Jewish-Roman war, early Christianity was apparently a part of Judaism at the time.  Those who preached early Christianity also thought they were a kind of Judaists.  Accordingly, they did not write and establish a Christian bible.  The Jewish bible was also their bible.  Especially, even the Christian Gospels do not present Christ Jesus telling his followers or the audience of his preaching to leave Judaism and establish a new religion.

After the Jewish-Roman war, Jewish people lost the Temple of Jerusalem, the foundation of their religion, so that they came to rely on the Jewish Bible.  Later, they started to write and compile the Talmuds in Jerusalem and Babylonia.  Judaism became the religion more strictly based on the Jewish holy books.   So, they could not recognize early Christians as members of their religion.       

So, early Christians rejected by Judaists came to have their own holy books.  The Gospels were adopted as their bible.  And, especially, they adopted the Gospel according to John, which focused on divinity of Christ Jesus.

So, we had better assume that the Gospels according to Mark, Luke, and Mathew were written before the decisive separation of Christianity from Judaism, bu the Gospel according to John was written in the process of the separation.

Having been free from Judaism, Christians found that they could regard Christ Jesus as God.  And they actually did so.  But it made the gap between the two religions despairingly wide.  No Judaists could accept or allow the belief that Christ Jesus was God.  Only for this reason, Judaists stuck to their religion even when Christianity became a mainstream in Europe and the world.

The point at issue is that the Vatican knew that the synoptic Gospels had been written in the era when Christianity had not been completely separated from Judaism and most of followers of Christianity at the time had not explicitly claimed that Christ Jesus had been God, but they adopted the synoptic Gospels. 

So, the Christian Church of even today includes contradiction and inconsistency about the identity of Christ Jesus.  But still the Christian Church claims that those who cannot admit that Christ Jesus is God are not Christians and thus potentially enemies of them.
It is time to review this Christian faith.  Even Islam cannot admit that Christ Jesus was God.  And, most of seven billion people in this world today cannot believe or prove that Christ Jesus is God.

And, if the Christian Church declares that they made a big mistake by calling Christ Jesus God, the dignity, honor, and authority of God cannot be abated.

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Mat 12:10 And, behold, there was a man which had his hand withered. And they asked him, saying, Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath days? that they might accuse him.
Mat 12:11 And he said unto them, What man shall there be among you, that shall have one sheep, and if it fall into a pit on the sabbath day, will he not lay hold on it, and lift it out?