Friday, August 24, 2018

"ye shall die in your sins" - How Christ Jesus Ate Delivering Gospels

West of Tokyo

How Christ Jesus Ate Delivering Gospels

It is strange that what and how Christ Jesus told and taught or behaved to His disciples, followers, and hosts of breakfasts, lunches, suppers, or feasts except a few cases of a wedding banquet, the Last Supper, etc. are not described abundantly in the Bibles.

One must eat to live and work.  Christ Jesus and other twelve, etc. must have also eaten somewhere and somehow every day.  In a year, they had hundred times of such an occasion.  Then, hundreds of teaching and parables should have been delivered from Christ Jesus in a year, some part of which should have been recorded in the Gospels.  But there are no such records described.

In addition, while there are four types of Gospels, their contents were too similar to one another without such an expected variety of contents.  Suppose that four authors try to write the life of Trump, Obama, Bush, or Clinton in their books, contents of each book must be widely different with so much different episodes of a selected president.  But, it is as if one writer had written all the four gospels in different occasion in different moods based on one memo of deeds and words of Christ Jesus.  And, we have almost no other documents reporting a live figure of Christ Jesus.

If there had not been the Gospels but only Paul's letters had been only documents available for believers or possible believers, could Christianity prevail so much in the Roman Empire and the later world?  Besides, St. Paul did not try to show and explain what and how the life of Christ Jesus had been.  St. Paul even did not know living and alive Christ Jesus!

But if one of followers or disciples had written the original or source document for the Gospels, could he or she neglect the teaching or parables Christ Jesus should have surely delivered at meals?  He or she should have also reported how Christ Jesus had dinner and what prayer He had delivered.  It is because talks at meals are  impressive for everybody in any era, so that if the original Gospel writer had joined meals with Christ Jesus, he or she could not have missed the scenes at meals.

From this point of view, the author of the underlying document for the Gospels or the Q document cannot be a member of disciples or followers of live Christ Jesus.  Then who wrote the document?

The possibility is that the author was Christ Jesus Himself or somebody who had followed and accompanied the band of Christ Jesus for a special purpose from the beginning to the apprehension of Christ Jesus.  Anyway, the author of the source document of the Gospels looks very close to Christ Jesus from the beginning.

However, there can be still other source documents that have been hidden for 2000 years, although the Gospel of Thomas, found in Egypt in 1945, looks like something else.     

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Joh 8:24 I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for if ye believe not that I am he, ye shall die in your sins.

Joh 8:25 Then said they unto him, Who art thou? And Jesus saith unto them, Even the same that I said unto you from the beginning.

Monday, August 20, 2018

"the five loaves among five thousand" - Unconditional Belief in God

Mt. Fuji, Japan

Unconditional Belief in God

There is a possibility that our earth is the only planet that has the highly-developed creatures such as the mankind in the whole university or at least in the Milky Way.

Then all the laws of the nature, including Einstein's theories and the quantum physics, were prepared for generating the mankind on the earth, one of planets around the sun that is just one of 100 billion times 100 billion fixed stars in the universe.  And it took more than 13 billion years till the mankind fully developed on the earth since the birth of the universe.

God used such a large-scale and long-term scheme to create human beings that have ability to recognize, revere, and pray to God on the earth.  Indeed, what God planned is beyond our comprehension.

Therefore, we are required to unconditionally believe in God, since the scheme God used to create human beings is unconditionally beyond our comprehension.

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Mar 8:19 When I brake the five loaves among five thousand, how many baskets full of fragments took ye up? They say unto him, Twelve.
Mar 8:20 And when the seven among four thousand, how many baskets full of fragments took ye up? And they said, Seven.