Did Gandhi say he likes Christ but he does not like Christians?
Yes, he said: "I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ." --Mahatma Gandhi
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Gandhi was a kind hearted man who only put India's Independence first. Once when it was raining badly he gave his umbrella to his body guards. Gandhi wore cotton clothes which… were manufactured by machines instead of wearing fancy silk clothing which was expensive
Was Gandhi a terrorist to say that he likes Christ but he does not like his Christians They are unlike their Christ?
Answer No. Gandhi was not a terrorist. The reason why he liked Christ isbecause Jesus is loving and wants us to love and "be at peace withall people whenever possible". Gandh…i saw that people who call themselves 'Christians' are not 'Christlike' (the meaning ofChristian). Jesus is perfect, Christians are not, we are just savedfrom the consequence of our sin, separation from God and eternaldamnation. As I see it, most of us are far off from beingChrist-like and are not doing the things Jesus desired of ourlives. But Gandhi missed the widom that accepting Christ as saviordoes not make this world or himself perfected till Jesus comes backfor us. Answer Gandhi was most certainly not a terrorist. He was basically theopposite of a terrorist because terrorists cause suffering. He wasa very peaceful man. He was probably making an observation based onsome people he had observed who had the name of Christian but didnot live up to the high ideals of their master. Answer No. Mr Gandhi was not a terrorist. He was only telling the truth,because some are Christians only in name, not in deeds. Matthew 15:7 Ye hypocrites, well did Esaias prophesy of you,saying, 15:8 This people draweth nigh unto me with theirmouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is farfrom me. Answer Gandhi was most likely a religious and moral man and called them ashe saw them, honest of opinion.
Why did Gandhi say he likes Christ but he does not like Christians because they are unlike their Christ?
Answer 6 June 2009 Gandhi actually said " I admire Christ, but not Christians "; Gandhi liked/loved all people. It is impossible to say, for certain, why Gandhi made this com…ment. He lived both in South Africa when it was under British rule, and later in India during the time of the Raj. It is not a matter of debate that, whilst Britain did bring benefits to India, it did so in a manner which was paternalistic and, at times, quite brutal. The fact that the ones doing this to the people of India proclaimed themselves to be followers of Christ, would quite possibly have made an impression on Gandhi, who, it appears, had read the Gospel accounts and saw that Christ's followers were quite unlike Christ Himself. Whereas Christ turned the other cheek, the British rulers could be harsh. Whereas Christ was a person who loved the weak, the oppressed, and the outcast the British rulers were seen to be rich, powerful and elitist. Answer . Because he was right. There are very, very few Christ-like people in this world and Ghandi quite possibly never met one. This has always been the case; true Christians - not in just name only - are few and far between. Matthew 15:7 "Hypocrites, well did Esaiah prophesy of you, saying, 'This people draw nigh to me with their mouth, and honour me with their lips; but their hearts are far from me." . Gandhi loved the Sermon on the Mount and all its teachings and urged his followers to read certain parts of the Bible and adhere to those principles. But, he did not agree with the divinity of the Christ or that no one may enter heaven except through him. . For Gandhi, "God is Truth" and vice versa. Christ, like Gandhi, was nonviolent. How many Christians are nonviolent? Therefore, the quote strikes a chord with most people because it rings as absolute truth. Christ wrote "Give away your possessions and follow me." Like Christ, Gandhi had no possessions.
If the born again christian shouldn't look like Jesus in personality, nobody here on earth expects to be holy or godly. All Jesus tried to show us was we should believe him si…ncerely do the things he did like he said who believes in me can do more things than even I did.
Christian is the name given to the folowers of Christ in the ancient city of antioque.
Yes, unfortunately, some Americans do use that phrase.
he got his personalized and you can at any popular hat stores (lids)
Christ is the Greek translation of the Hebrew word Messiah , which means "anointed one."
He said something to effect of "I like your Christ. I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."
By submitting our wills to the Spirit and being sober and vigilant at all hours of the day.
If you try to do it by yourself you'll fail. The first step is knowing Christ. As you spend time with him, you'll become more like him. The best way is to study the Bible, bot…h by yourself and with others; and to spend time talking to and listening to God. Again this can be done by yourself and with others. Matthew 18:20: "For where two or three come together in my name, there am I with them."
In Jesus Christ
He was like an ordinary man to see. Yet his appearance was no longer important to the apostles after he rose from the dead and went to heaven, as the Scripture says - 2 Corint…hians 5.16. Wherefore henceforth know we no man after the flesh: yea, though we have known Christ after the flesh, yet now henceforth know we [him] no more.
Why do they always give a Catholic view to Christian questions Christian means Christ like not Catholic?
. Catholic Answer Catholic means Christian, Our Blessed Lord established the Catholic Church two thousand years ago, if you are asking why you ask a Christian question and …are not getting a protestant answer, then you need to ask a protestant question. In your question you say Christian means Christ not Catholic. This is a mistake. Our Blessed Lord only founded one Church (His words, not mine) and guaranteed it until the end of the world. It is His Mystical Body, and He set St. Peter as its first Vicar, and guaranteed him and his successors, that the gates of hell would not prevail against it. He then set the Holy Spirit to guide it into all truth. Christian means that you are following Christ, in other words, Christian means that you are a member of the Catholic Church. People outside the visible Church may be Christians to the extent that they are validly baptized and believe in the Nicene Creed in its traditional interpretation, but only then. To be a protestant is not necessarily a Christian. It is to be a follower of heretics who left the Catholic Church in the sixteenth century and formed their own outside of the One Church which Our Blessed Savior founded.
In Jesus Christ
by following the commands of Jesus.