Louis Farrakhan's Jesus

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Louis Farrakhan's Jesus

Postby Philip » Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:54 pm

Just like many of the cults, Farrakhan is attempting to leverage the Jesus of history, per substituting his false version as to WHICH Jesus he embraces.

http://www.christianitytoday.com/news/2017/august/louis-farrakhan-jesus-is-not-our-jesus-nation-of-islam.html

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Re: Louis Farrakhan's Jesus

Postby edwardmurphy » Mon Sep 04, 2017 10:07 pm

Maybe it's like in American Gods, where every cult and culture gets their own Jesus. Maybe Farrakhan's Jesus is different than other people's Jesuses. Ever think of that, Phil?
If you're accustomed to privilege equality may feel like oppression.

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Re: Louis Farrakhan's Jesus

Postby Philip » Mon Sep 04, 2017 10:58 pm

Ed, what is your point? Mine is simply that Farrakhan is using false "Christian" speak to allude to belief in Jesus - but he's not referencing a personal belief in the Jesus of Scripture. Very simple. If a religion speaks of "belief in Jesus," and yet that is articulated to not be the Jesus of the Bible, then it's a cult - per classical Christian belief. Farrakhan is a Black Muslim, but he's tailoring his verbiage to draw blacks who self-identify or have interest in Christianity. Also, one could reference the actual Jesus of Scripture, as well as accurately reference Him as He is recorded in it, but yet still not believe He was/is God. So, while the reference would be correct, it wouldn't make someone a Christian who merely believes only that Jesus was nothing more than a mere historical figure, but not God. Having a committed and acknowledged faith that Jesus is God, that one recognizes Him as their Lord - THAT is a Christian. So, Farrakhan and others like him are being deceptive.

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Re: Louis Farrakhan's Jesus

Postby edwardmurphy » Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:03 pm

You're too old to be up this late. Go to bed, Phil.
If you're accustomed to privilege equality may feel like oppression.

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Re: Louis Farrakhan's Jesus

Postby Philip » Tue Sep 05, 2017 5:51 am

You're too old to be up this late. Go to bed, Phil.


Agreed - but I took a multi-hour nap yesterday. But what's your excuse? :P

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Re: Louis Farrakhan's Jesus

Postby edwardmurphy » Tue Sep 05, 2017 7:12 am

My girls don't sleep.
If you're accustomed to privilege equality may feel like oppression.

Something for us all to consider. (Thanks, Paul)

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Re: Louis Farrakhan's Jesus

Postby PaulSacramento » Thu Sep 07, 2017 6:34 am

edwardmurphy wrote:Maybe it's like in American Gods, where every cult and culture gets their own Jesus. Maybe Farrakhan's Jesus is different than other people's Jesuses. Ever think of that, Phil?

That show cracks me up.
I love Ian McShane.


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