First, the assumption that accounts of Jesus don't appear until the references in the gospels is a little off. There were many gospels written, some before and some after the four that appear in The Bible. Jesus is also mentioned in several Roman texts dating from around the time of his life, verifying his actual existence. Then there's a document often referred to as the "Q" document, which is really just a collection of writings attributed to Jesus himself; it is believed that the earliest gospels may have stemmed from this document. Still, there's precious little writing from Jesus' time mentioning him or his works. This is likely because, during his life, Jesus was an itinerant preacher, not unlike a hundred other preachers in his poor land. His life, and even his death at the hands of the Romans, wasn't the explosive, life-altering event it's seen to be today. It wasn't until his followers branched out to other lands and peoples and Christianity began to take firm hold that Jesus' life became a famed event. Hence, you have the gospels written years down the line when someone finally took the spoken tradition of conversion and story-telling and put it down on paper. Several other issues to consider include: * Many people at that time were illiterate ... they could neither read nor write. Information about Jesus was spread often through word of mouth. Much of the New Testament are epistles, or letters, written by Paul and the other apostles to churches that they couldn't get to in the near future. (Paul, in fact, never made it back to some of the churches to whom some of his letters were written.) * The historical books, namely the Gospels and Acts, were written down after the fact, probably because the writers were too busy spreading the Good News by word of mouth. * We do not necessarily have every historical record written at the time of Jesus. Much has been lost through the centuries due to wars, natural disasters, and simple deterioration of the surfaces upon which they were written. == == The epistles of Paul were written in the fifties, about twenty years after his death. Mark's Gospel was written in the mid sixties, about thirty years after his death.
You are supposed to worship god and Jesus as he is our creator.
Yes you are supposed to worship Jesus every day and at all times.
A:No. The Buddha lived centuries before Jesus, in the Axial Age, and could therefore not have known of Jesus or made any reference to him.
They should hyave the same power , or Jesus would not send them out.
ultimately, Christians are supposed to act like Jesus. Yes Jesus was perfect and being humans we cannot be perfect but we are supposed t model Christ as much as we can.
Mat 18:22 Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.
no . In older times one always capitalised He and His in reference to Jesus.
To most Christians it symbolizes the thing that Jesus was born in.
a parable is Jesus telling about the truths and a reference is where to find the truths at
syria is a country
Using the bible as reference they are one and the same.
with all you have and your life
they were written after the death of Jesus
There is no mention of Jesus as the coming saviour, written prior to the crucifixion of Jesus. The word 'saviour' is used several times in the Old Testament, but always in reference to God, because of some good fortune, or to persons such as Moses. Jesus himself is never mentioned, even indirectly, in the Old Testament.Luke contains the first New Testament reference to Jesus as a Saviour, born in Bethlehem. This is followed by a reference in Acts, by the same author. The author of John's Gospel knew Luke's Gospel and also used this theme.Several epistles refer to Jesus as the Saviour.
Jesus was supposed to have been born in the stable of an inn in the village of Bethlehem.
In spite of pious claims by some that the Talmud mentions Jesus, there is no direct or indirect reference anywhere to Jesus.
Jesus was crucified on a cross. In the Bible there is no use of the word tree in reference to the cross
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A:Actually, Jesus was not at all famous. Not one single contemporary reference to Jesus has ever been found, attesting that even his mission and the events surrounding his death went largely unnoticed. Jesus is known only for his teachings and the miracles described in Christian literature, all of which were written after his death.
In Luke 9:1-2 Jesus sent out twelve disciples, and then a second group of seventy were sent out in Luke 10.
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