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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 comment. 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.
- 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.
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No-one, since He was the Son of God through the virgin Mary. No other human can claim to have been born in this manner.
Christians believe that Jesus Christ is the son of God and the messiah
1. A Christ like love is not just an emotion, it is also a decision. 2. A Christ like love desires what is best for the other. 3. A Christ like love understands and accepts th…e emotions of others, rejoicing with those who rejoice and weeping with those who weep. 4. A Christ like love is generous and does not calculate the cost of giving. 5. A Christ like love is not repulsed by illness or ugliness. 6. A Christ like love is patient and forgiving. 7. A person with a Christ like love takes time for him or herself as well as for others 8. A Christ like love does not suffer needlessly, but neither does it run from suffering when running would be a denial of love. 9. The cross is the symbol of Christ like love
There was no organization before Christ, so there was no name for them. While there were many Jews that became Christians, there were also others that had no religion. The wo…rd 'Christian' originated out of the word 'Christ' , so before Christ there were either Gentiles or Jews. Answer: The Jews first referred to Christians as "The Way" but this was after Christ began to teach.
well the bible's illustrations, art galleries and what other pics ive seen it was a clear stary night sky.
Before the Day of Pentecost, Luke was like Jesus as the other disciples were like him. Only they believed. But after Pentecost, when the Holy Ghost, the Comforter, was given t…o the believers, Luke began to be turned into the image of Jesus Christ according to the Scripture in Romans 8. 29. - "For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate [to be] conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren."
You can't really say that Jesus Christ was a Christian since "Christian" means follower of Christ (literally it means Christ-like). He was more the Father of Christianity. The… faith itself is based completely on his life, teachings, death, and resurrection. Another Answer: Jesus was never a Christian, but remained a Jew throughout his life. The book Rabbi Jesus, by the Anglican priest (and founder of the Institute of Advanced Theology) Bruce Chilton, deals with this fact, and explains that Jesus remained loyal to his religion and was a respected teacher of Judaism in his era. Some scholars, such as John Dominic Crossan, in his The Birth of Christianity, have argued that Jesus's disciples became Christians as a result of their transformative experience of the Resurrection, but even Crossan doesn't allege that Jesus was a Christian. The Gospel-writers referred to Jesus as specifically a "rabbi" in Matthew 26:25&49; Mark 9:5, 11:21, 14:45; and John 1:38&49, 3:2, 4:31, 6:25, 9:2, 11:8, and 20:16. So, the Gospel-writers recognized that Jesus was not only a Jew but a "rabbi." Matthew 28:18-20 is the only non-Judaic thing that Jesus was alleged to have taught. If you copy what's in parentheses here ("The Authenticity of Matthew 28:19" "Online Truth") and paste it into a search box, you will see one of many arguments that the passage was added, not authentic. However, stronger evidence of this is that the earliest-written of the canonical Gospel accounts of Jesus, which was Mark, had no such passage: it ended in Mark 16:8. The earliest two manuscripts of Mark, both of which date from the 4th Century, both lack that passage, but someone later added, to Mark, 16:9-20. Consequently, all of the earliest-written evidence is consistent that Jesus never left the Jewish faith, and that he would be shocked and appalled that, in violation of the first three of the Ten Commandments, Christians are baptized in the name of this man whose disciples called him "Rabbi."
# importance of jesus. a) the coming of jesus was a fulfilment of prophecy,his death gave us free access to God. 'follow after them who through faith and pat…ience had optained the promise'.so,jesus was a roll model. Jesus make intercessions on our behalf to God. Through him we have victory over the devil and his agents. A live without christ is full of crisis. He is the constudian of thenew testamentE.T.C # importance of jesus. a) the coming of jesus was a fulfilment of prophecy,his death gave us free access to God. 'follow after them who through faith and patience had optained the promise'.so,jesus was a roll model. Jesus make intercessions on our behalf to God. Through him we have victory over the devil and his agents. A live without christ is full of crisis. He is the constudian of thenew testamentE.T.C
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 is because Jesus is loving and wants us to love and "be at peace with all people whenever possi…ble". Gandhi saw that people who call them selves 'Christians' are not 'Christlike' (the meaning of Christian). Jesus is perfect, Christians are not, we are just saved from the consequence of our sin, separation from God and eternal damnation. As I see it, most of us are far off from being Christ-like and are not doing the things Jesus desired of our lives. But Gandhi missed the widom that accepting Christ as savior does not make this world or himself perfected till Jesus comes back for us. Answer Gandhi was most certainly not a terrorist. He was basically the opposite of a terrorist because terrorists cause suffering. He was a very peaceful man. He was probably making an observation based on some people he had observed who had the name of Christian but did not 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 their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me. Answer Gandhi was most likely a religious and moral man and called them as he saw them, honest of opinion.
Life like AFTER Christ? Were living in those days! And I believe we are in the end times! We have gone CRAZY!
Their both hung on a cross.
Because of the resurrection of Christ Jesus, Christian's have assurance of the resurrection of all persons-some to salvation; some to perdition. That is God's ultimate ans…wer to the problem of death. Easter is one of Christianity's oldest festivals, except for the weekly Sunday celebration. Celebrating Christ Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection was well established in most churches by A.D. 100.
by following the commands of Jesus.
In the Eucharist, a person receives individual graces from Christ strengthening his or her relationship with God. At this time, the members of the church are united in Christ …through the Eucharist.
In Ancient Rome
The Romans had an empire which came to include Judea in 63 BC. They tolerated the religions and customs of the conquered peoples. They allowed them to continue to worship thei…r religions, follow their customs and use their customary laws at the local level, which they called mos regionis (regional traditions or law of the land). They also let the local ruling classes run most of the local affairs. The role of the provincial governors of the provinces (conquered territories) was restricted to defence and maintenance of the legions stationed in the provinces, tax collection, public works and the arbitration of disputes the locals could not resolve by themselves. This policy had two advantages: it reduced the administrative load of the provincial governors and it facilitated the integration of the locals into the ideology and the economy of the empire. A less tolerant policy would have led to too many rebellions and would have threatened the stability of the empire.