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Jesus denied any unique lofty position for himself

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    paarsurreyposted 5 years ago

    Jesus denied any unique and lofty position for himself but taught his disciples that they could perform the same miracles as he had performed and they could attain the same status that Jesus has reached.

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      Muldaniaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Which would seem to suggest, that he made no claims to be God, as later Christians came to believe and that he was the son of God in the same sense as all of us may be described as the children of God.

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        paarsurreyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        That is the truth.

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      paarsurreyposted 5 years ago in reply to this
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    AshtonFireflyposted 5 years ago

    Here we go again... hmm

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      mischeviousmeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Most of the gurus of the past never even wanted people to follow them. They just wanted to share a simple truth and our egos latched on. The entire teaching became an obangle and a status symbol.

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        AshtonFireflyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I meant "here we go again" as in there is probably going to be a very heated debate following, and there are already lots of those

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          mischeviousmeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          I would hope it would be a dsicussion and not a flexing of spiritual muscle.

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            AshtonFireflyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            I would hope so too. In my opinion, however, it seemed a little redundant for another thread to be posted which in essence is attempting to discuss the things many, many other threads are already discussing.

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              mischeviousmeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              It's history repeating itselsf. It is the most mundane that is repeated constantly.

              1. AshtonFirefly profile image84
                AshtonFireflyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                I suppose so.

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                  paarsurreyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  Jesus was simply a human being; he was neither a god or son of god; he created nothing; everything remained the same as before.

                  1. AshtonFirefly profile image84
                    AshtonFireflyposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    Well, we all have our opinions...
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