A Haiku - Mankind
A Haiku - Mankind
Changing for good or for bad.
Loving, tender man,
Created from two others,
Not like either one.
Must we be about our Father's business?
Jesus Christ is believed by Christians to have atoned for mankind's sins, at least for the sins of those who will be baptized and take upon themselves his name.
First he did other things. He grew up. He presumably learned what he taught. He experienced enough of life to draw examples from it. He chose followers who could record and promote what he taught and emulate his example. He also taught others who abandoned him, even one who betrayed him.
It is said that he experienced every element of mortal experience, including agonizing, wrongful death. There is much of the thousands of books which could be written which hasn't been, and there is little in the tens of thousands of commentaries which have been written which describes his normal, every day living. We wish there was more to be found of his biography.
Based on what has been found, have you decided for yourself who Jesus Christ was, and perhaps may still be? In deciding that, we are each our own Caiaphas, the first judge of Christ, and it is an important question for everyone to answer.
Has man proven false the saying that "The sky's the limit"?
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What did Jesus experience?
- A Poem: A Man Just
This short poem is a reminder that Christ himself experienced everything we experience in this mortal world. The stories and accounts written of him tend to omit that though the Son of God, he called himself Son of Man and reverenced Heavenly Father.
Do we know what it is important to know about the earlier years of Jesus before his baptism by John the Baptist?
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