24th October 19:11
Tank heaters. Which one is the best for tropicals?
Here is something really interesting.
Jesus Christ is a False Messiah
According to Jesus' admissions, as well as the Bible's prophecies,
Jesus of Nazareth could not have been the Messiah. This of course,
would invalidate Christianity as we know it. The compilation
presented here shall be split in three sections. The first shall be
the biblical prophecies that were made in order to identify the
messiah, which Jesus does not fulfill. The second shall be the
prophecies that Christians use to say that Jesus was the Messiah, yet
they clearly fail. The third set shall be the prophecies and
statements Jesus made yet they are false and have never came true.
Prophecies to Identify the Messiah, Which Jesus Does Not Fulfill:
1) Matthew 1:23 says that Jesus (the messiah) would be called
Immanuel, which means "God with us." Yet no one, not even his
parents, call him Immanuel at any point in the bible.
2) The Messiah must be a physical descendant of David (Romans 1:3 &
Acts 2:30). Yet, how could Jesus meet this requirement since his
genealogies in Matthew 1 and Luke 3 show he descended from David
through Joseph, who was not his natural father because of the Virgin
Birth. Hence, this prophecy could not have been fulfilled.
3) Isaiah 7:16 seems to say that before Jesus had reached the age of
maturity, both of the Jewish countries would be destroyed. Yet there
is no mention of this prophecy being fulfilled in the New Testament
with the coming of Jesus, hence this is another Messiah prophecy not
Prophecies Christians Use to Verify Jesus as the Messiah, Yet Clearly
4) The gospels (especially Matthew 21:4 and John 12:14-15) claim that
Jesus fulfills the prophecy of Zechariah 9:9. But the next few verses
(Zechariah 9:10-13) show that the person referred to in this verse is
a military king that would rule "from sea to sea". Since Jesus had
neither an army nor a kingdom, he could not have fulfilled this
5) Matthew (Matthew 2:17-18) quotes Jeremiah (Jeremiah 31:15),
claiming that it was a prophecy of King Herod's alleged slaughter of
the children in and around Bethlehem after the birth of Jesus. But
this passage refers to the Babylonian captivity, as is clear by
reading the next two verses (Jeremiah 31:16-17), and, thus, has
nothing to do with Herod's massacre.
6) John 19:33 says that during Jesus' crucifixion, the soldiers didn't
break his legs because he was already dead. Verse John 19:36 claims
that this fulfilled a prophecy: "Not a bone of him shall be broken."
But there is no such prophecy. It is sometimes said that the prophecy
appears in Exodus 12:46, Numbers 9:12 & Psalm 34:20. This is not
correct. Exodus 12:46 & Numbers 9:12 are not prophecies, they are
commandments. The Israelites are told not to break the bones of the
Passover lamb, and this is all it is about. And Psalm 34:20 seems to
refer to righteous people in general (see verse Psalm 34:19, where a
plural is used), not to make a prophecy about a specific person.
7) "When Israel was a child, then I loved him, and called my son out
of Egypt." Hosea 11:1. Matthew (Matthew 2:15) claims that the flight
of Jesus' family to Egypt is a fulfillment of this verse. But Hosea
11:1 is not a prophecy at all. It is a reference to the Hebrew exodus
from Egypt and has nothing to do with Jesus. Matthew tries to hide
this fact by quoting only the last part of the verse ("Out of Egypt I
have called my son").
8) "But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the
thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that
is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old,
from everlasting." Micah 5:2 The gospel of Matthew (Matthew 2:5-6)
claims that Jesus' birth in Bethlehem fulfils this prophecy. But this
is unlikely for two reasons.
A) "Bethlehem Ephratah" in Micah 5:2 refers not to a town, but to a
clan: the clan of Bethlehem, who was the son of Caleb's second wife,
Ephrathah (1 Chronicles 2:18, 2:50-52 & 4:4).
B) The prophecy (if that is what it is) does not refer to the
Messiah, but rather to a military leader, as can be seen from Micah
5:6. This leader is supposed to defeat the Assyrians, which, of
course, Jesus never did. It should also be noted that Matthew altered
the text of Micah 5:2 by saying: "And thou Bethlehem, in the land of
Judah" rather than "Bethlehem Ephratah" as is said in Micah 5:2. He
did this, intentionally no doubt, to make this verse appear to refer
to the town of Bethlehem rather than the family clan.
Statements Jesus Made Which Are False:
9) Jesus in John 14:12 & Mark 16:17-18 said: "Verily, verily, I say
unto you, He that believeth in me, the works that I do shall he also;
and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my
Father." This implies that Jesus' true followers should be able to
routinely perform the following tricks: 1) cast out devils, 2) speak
in tongues, 3) take up serpents, 4) drink poisons without harm, and 5)
cure the sick by touching them and MANY other of Jesus' "works".
Curiously I have yet to see a Christian that can do any of the above
10) In John 14:13-14 Jesus stated: "And whatsoever ye ask in my name I
do, that the Father may be glorified in the son. If ye ask any thing
in my name, I will do it." In reality, millions of people have made
millions of requests in Jesus' name and failed to receive
satisfaction. This promise or prophecy has failed completely.
11) Paul says Christianity lives or dies on the Resurrection (1
Corinthian 15:14-17). Yet Jesus said in Matthew 12:40 that he would be
buried three days and three nights as Jonah was in the whale three
days and three nights. Friday afternoon to early Sunday morning is
only one and a half days, so he could not have been the messiah by his
own and Paul's admission.
12) Jesus' prophecy in John 13:38 ("The **** shall not crow, till thou
[Peter] hast denied me three times") is false. Mark 14:66-68 shows
the **** crowed after the first denial, not the third.
13) In Mark 10:19 Jesus said: "Thou knowest the commandments, Do not
commit adultery, Do not kill, do not steal, do not bear false witness,
Defraud not, Honour thy father and mother." Jesus needs to re-read the
Ten Commandments. There is no Old Testament commandment against
defrauding. The only relevant statement about defrauding is in
Leviticus 19:13 , which says : "Thou shalt not defraud thy neighbor."
This is an OT law, but is not listed with the Ten Commandments.
Surely, if Jesus was god incarnate he would know the commandments.
14) "And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from
heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which
is in heaven" (John 3:13). If Jesus is in heaven, how can he be down
on earth speaking? Moreover, according to 2 Kings 2:11 ("and Elijah
went up by a whirlwind into heaven') Jesus was not the only person to
ascend into heaven, nor was he the first. Elijah preceded him and
apparently Enoch did also ("And Enoch walked with God: and he was not;
for God took him"--Genesis 5:24).
15) In Luke 23:43 Jesus said to the thief on the cross, "Today shalt
thou be with me in paradise." This obviously has to be false, for
Jesus was supposed to lay dead in the tomb for three days following
1 6) Jesus says : "Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt
love thy neighbor, and hate thine enemy" (Matthew 5:43). This
statement does not exist in the OT either. In fact, Proverbs 24:17
says, "Rejoice not when thine enemy falleth, and let not thine heart
be glad when he stumbleth."
17) Jesus is reported to say: "The law and the prophets were until
John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man
presseth into it" (Luke 16:16). Certainly every man is not pressing
to enter the kingdom of God. The very fact that I am an atheist (one
third of the world's population does not believe in a god) proves this
verse to be false.
18) "Or have ye not read in the law, how that on the Sabbath days the
priests in the temple profane the Sabbath, and are blameless?"
(Matthew 12:5) Nowhere does the OT state that the priests in the
temple profaned the Sabbath and were considered blameless.
19) "Yea; have ye never read, "Out of the mouth of babes and ****lings
thou hast perfected praise" (Matthew 21:16). Jesus is quoting Psalm
8:2, which says, "Out of the mouth of babes and ****lings hast thou
ordained strength because of thine enemies." "Perfect praise" has
little to do with "ordaining strength because of thine enemies."
20) "But I say unto you, That Elias is indeed come, and they have done
Jesus, in all his "God incarnate" wisdom, contradicts himself:
21) Jesus consistently contradicts himself concerning his Godly
status. "I and my father are one. (John 14:28) Also see Philippians
2:5-6 Those verses lead us to believe that he is a part of the
trinity and equal to his father being a manifestation of him. Yet,
Jesus also made many statements that deny he is the perfect men, much
less God incarnate. Take the following for example: "Why callest thou
me good? There is none good but one, that is God" (Matthew 19:17).
"My father if greater then I." (John 14:28) Also see Matthew 24:26
Clearly, Jesus is denouncing the possibility of him being the Messiah
in those three verses.
22) Jesus said, "whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of
hell fire" (Matthew 5:22). Yet, he himself did so repeatedly, as
Matthew 23:17-19 and Luke 11:40 & 12:20 show. Clearly Jesus should be
in danger of hell too?
23) Does Jesus support peace, or war? Matthew 5:39 "Resist not evil,
but whoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other
also. Also note Matthew 6:38-42 & 26:52 where Jesus teaches
non-resistance, Non-violence. Now read (Luke 22:36-37) Where Jesus
commands people to take arms for a coming conflict. (John 2:15)
Jesus uses a whip to physically drive people out of the temple.
24) Matthew 15:24 Jesus said, "I am not sent but unto the lost sheep
of the house of lsrael,". This would of course mean that he is here
only to save the Jews. The scriptures repeatedly back up this notion
that Christ is savior to the Jews and not the gentiles (see Romans
16:17, Revelations 14:3-4 & John 10). The contradiction lies in what
Jesus later tells his followers: "Go ye therefore, and teach all
nations" (Matthew 28:19).
25) Can we hate our kindred? Luke 14:26 Jesus says "If any man come
unto me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children,
and brother, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he can not be my
disciple." John 3:15 "Whosoever hateth his brother is a murderer."
Also see Ephesians 6:22, 5:25, & Matthew 15:4
26) Even many of the staunchest defenders of Jesus admit that his
comment in Matthew 10:34 ("I came not to send peace but a sword")
contradicts verses such as Matthew 26:52 ("Put up again thy sword into
his place: for all that take the sword shall perish with the sword").
27) Deuteronomy 24:1 & 21:10-14 all say that divorce is allowed for
the simple reason if a "man no longer delighteth in his wife". Yet
Jesus comes along and breaks his father's law by saying in Matthew
5:32 that adultery is the only way one can be divorced.
28) In Mark 8:35 Jesus said: "...but whosoever shall lose his life for
my sake and the gospel's the same shall save it." How could Jesus
have said this when there was no gospel when he lived? The gospel did
not appear until after his death.
29) Matthew 6:13 Jesus recites a revised prayer and states, "Don't
bring us into temptation." God is the cause of everything, even
Satan. God has been leading people into temptation since the Garden
of Eden. Otherwise, the trees of life and knowledge would have never
30) Matthew 12:1-8 Jesus thinks it's okay to break his father's laws,
by breaking the Sabbath day. He states that he is basically exempt
for such fiascoes and that he is Master of the Sabbath.
31) John 3:17 Jesus contradicts himself when he says, "God didn't send
his son into the world to condemn it, but to save it." Jesus seems to
forget his own stories.
32) James 4:3 If your prayers are not answered, it's your own damned
fault. This is in direct contradiction to where Jesus says "seek and
ye shall find, ask and it shall be known to you".
33) "If Jesus bears witness of himself his witness is true" John 8:14,
"If I bear witness of myself it is not true." John 5:31
34) "I am with you always, even unto the end of the world" (Matthew
28:20), versus "For ye have the poor always with you; but me ye have
not always" (Matthew 26:11 , Mark 14:7, John 12:8) and "Ye shall seek
me, and shall not find me: and where I am thither ye cannot come"
(John 7:34). Is this the kind of friend one can rely on?
35) "And he saith unto them, Whosoever shall put away his wife, and
marry another, committeth adultery against her" (Mark 10:11 & Luke
6:18), versus "And I say unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife,
except it be for fornication, and shall marry another, committeth
adultery" (Matthew 19:9). In the book of Matthew, Jesus said a man
could put away his wife if one factor-- fornication--is involved. In
Mark and Luke he allowed no exceptions.
36) Jesus is quoted: "Judge not, and ye shall be not judged; condemn
not, and ye shall not be condemned: f****ve, and ye shall be f****ven"
(Luke 6:37 & Matthew 7:1), versus "Judge not according to the
appearance, but judge righteous judgment" (John 7:24). Jesus stated
men are not to judge but, then, allowed it under certain conditions.
As in the case of divorce, he can't seem to formulate a consistent
37) "My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? Matthew 27:46, (also
note the time before crucification where Jesus prays for the "cup to
passeth over me") versus "Now is my soul troubled. And what shall I
say? 'Father, save me from this hour?' No, for this purpose I have
come to this hour" (John 12:27 RSV). Jesus can't seem to decide
whether or not he wants to die. One moment he is willing; the next he
38) In Luke 23:30 ("Then shall they begin to say to the mountains,
fall on us, and to the hills, cover us") Jesus quoted Hosea 10:8
("...and they shall say to the mountains, cover us; and to the hills,
fall on us"). And, like Paul, he often quoted inaccurately. In this
instance, he confused mountains with hills.
39) "And Jesus answered and said unto them, Elias truly shall first
come, and restore all things. But I say unto you, That Elias is come
already, and they know him not, but have done unto him whatsoever they
listed. Likewise shall also the Son of man suffer of them. Then the
disciples understood that he spake unto them of John the Baptist"
(Matthew 17:11-13). John the Baptist was beheaded, but Jesus was not.
And what did John the Baptist restore? Nothing!
40) We are told salvation is obtained by faith alone (John 3:18 & 36)
yet Jesus told a man to follow the Commandments-Matthew 19:16-18
(saving by works)-if he wanted eternal life.
41) In Luke 12:4 Jesus told his followers to "Be not afraid of them
that kill the body." But Matthew 12:14-16, John 7:1, 8:59, 10:39,
11:53-54, & Mark 1:45 show that Jesus consistently feared death.
Jesus went out of his way to hide, run, and attempt escape from the
Roman and Jewish authorities.
42) Matthew 5:28 says to sin in "your heart" is considered a sin in
itself. The messiah is supposed to be God incarnate, not able to sin,
yet in Matthew 4:5 & Luke 4:5-9, Jesus was tempted by Satan in the
desert, which is sinning in his heart. Jesus also took upon all the
sins of the world during his crucification, so how can it be said that
"Jesus was the perfect man without sin"? This would lead one to
believe he was not the Messiah.
43) Jesus told us to "Love your enemies; bless them that curse you,"
but ignored his own advice by repeatedly denouncing his opposition.
Matthew 23:17 ('Ye fools and blind"), Matthew 12:34 ("0 generation of
vipers"), and Matthew 23:27 (". . . hypocrites . . . ye are like unto
whited sepulchres. . .") are excellent examples of hypocrisy.
44) Did the people of Jesus' generation see any signs? (Matthew
12:38-40) Jesus announced that no signs would be given to that
generation except the Resurrection itself. (Mark 8:12-13) Jesus
announced that no signs would be given to that generation. (Mark
16:20) They went out preaching, and the Lord confirmed the word
through accompanying signs. (John 20:30) Jesus provided many wonders
and signs. (Acts 2:22) Jesus provided many wonders and signs. (Acts
5:12 & 8:13) many signs and wonders were done through the apostles.
45) Jesus commands the disciples to go into Galilee immediately after
the resurrection. Matthew 28:10 Jesus commands the disciples to
"tarry in Jerusalem" immediately after the resurrection.
46) Matthew 28:18 & John 3:35 both tell that Jesus said he could do
anything. Yet Mark 6:5 says Jesus was not all powerful.
47) Jesus says in Luke 2:13-14 that he came to bring peace on earth.
Matthew 10:34 Jesus back peddles and says he did not come to bring
peace on earth.
48) Did Christ receive testimony from man? "Ye sent unto John and he
bare witness unto the truth. But I receive not testimony from man."
John 5:33-34 "And ye shall also bear witness, because ye have been
with me from the beginning." John 15:27
49) Christ laid down his life for his friends. John 15:13 & 10:11
Christ laid down his life for his enemies. Romans 5:10
50) Deuteronomy 23:2 says that bastards can not attend church unto the
tenth generation. If Jesus was spawned by Mary and Jehovah as the
Bible claims then he is technically a bastard and should not be the
leader of the church.