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Jesus Said" I Am The Way To The Father"***No Other Way*** John 14:6

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    Rick Marlowposted 8 years ago

    What about other religions?

    1. hudsonj1994 profile image60
      hudsonj1994posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I have no clue.

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      mohitmisraposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Here the way is one pointed concentration or meditation -"when they eye be single" Jesus

      He is talking about his philosophy being the correct way.

      Krishna says the same thing in the Holy Bhagwat Gita. smile

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      elliot.dunnposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      the verse you quoted doesn't leave room for other religions or other claims to truth. the question of Christianity ultimately is "who do you say that Jesus is?" if you can see Jesus as the Way, the Truth, and the Life, religions that do not say Jesus is true, cannot be true.

      Christianity is pretty exclusive.  but all truth is exclusive. where i am right now, the sky is blue to the exclusion of all other colors. green may be offended, but he's simply no where to be found in the sky.

      1. Paraglider profile image94
        Paragliderposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Wholly untrue. Buy a small prism and look at the spectrum of a blue sky. It is fairly low on red, high on blue, but contains plenty of green. Better luck next time!

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          elliot.dunnposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          thanks paraglider. indeed i forgot to include the light spectrum in my simplistic metaphor. pretty sure you understood my point though.

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            Paragliderposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            I did, but found it better to disagree by proxy, by faulting the metaphor than directly, by faulting the premise.

    4. marinealways24 profile image60
      marinealways24posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      You have a logical mind. Do you really need to ask this? You understand that religion is separatist.

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    Pearldiverposted 8 years ago

    It is alot easier with my religion... We have his email address!

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    sneakorocksolidposted 8 years ago

    I think the title is pretty clear. I don't believe you go to hell for just not having faith in Jesus but I do believe you will have to accept his word before you go to Heaven. You accepted God's truth to get to this world, you lost your faith if you live by his word on earth and you will be taught again but, when you are looking the reality in the eye I'm sure you will accept the word.

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    kessposted 8 years ago

    Jesus is the way truth and life.
    He did not come to any particular religion nor did he start one.

    Any who understand who the father is will understand who jesus is.

    He is the way to the father and bringing the life of the father.

    He is truth in the inward parts.
    He who abide in truth, not merely in religion but truth in all things.

    All who focusses on the man Jesus only, is likely miss the true essence of the Spirit of Christ.

    The spirit of Christ is truth,
    Truth is not words but a spirit.
    All who knows Truth knows Christ and God the father.
    All who knows the Christ knows himself.

    Religion will exist only by  hiding this truth.

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    Marc Salyerposted 8 years ago

    The way, the truth, and the life of Yeshua's teaching are exclusive and in conflict with other "ways, "truths" and "life". Truth is not subject to democratic whimsy and in the same way that many other religions are exclusive so Christianity is exclusive.

    1. mohitmisra profile image61
      mohitmisraposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      What is the meaning of "when thy eye be single" ? Jesus

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        Marc Salyerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        "single" (haplous) in this statement literally means unfolded or clear of vision. In context Yeshua is saying that when a person sees with good vision the light from without is reflected within them. Conversely, He states when the eye is "bad" no light from without enters and therefore the lack of light within is exponentially worse. He is speaking about spiritual insight versus ignorance.

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          mohitmisraposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          The spiritual light can be seen with the inner eye or third eye( Hindu philosophy) when thy eye be single- (Christian philosophy.) The essence is identical and neither are exclusive philosophies. smile

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            Marc Salyerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            The "clear eye" or spiritual vision is another way of describing insight or wisdom that comes by faith in Yeshua. The context of Matthew makes this clear. Nonetheless, there are many elements of doctrine shared between many different belief systems. Yeshua said don't make oaths that you cannot keep but rather let your "yes" be yes and your "no" be no. Even atheists believe that. Muslims believe in the same kind of creation account as Jews and Christians but their way of righteousness (the rout to an eternity in God's favor) is exclusive. Shared concepts do not equal the same truth nor the same path to life eternal.

            1. mohitmisra profile image61
              mohitmisraposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              All religions talk of a super entity which is the source of all. Something we have come from and will go back to.
              "When thy eye be single" is meditation or one pointed concentration.

              "Seven breaths of one pointed concentration will get one enlightened "Patanjali the founder of Yoga- Hindu philosophy

              What sort of revelation  and what sort of meditation Jesus and Muhammad did is not clear.The clarity of the Hindu mystics is better than Christianity or Islam yet the essence is identical.

              Enlightened ones talking about the Light. smile

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                Marc Salyerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                We are all free to believe as we wish but nothing you have claimed here is in the Matthew 6 passage. There Messiah is simply explaining spiritual insight vs. spiritual blindness. In fact He is revealing Himself alone as being the source of light and all other teachings to be darkness.

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                  mohitmisraposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  This is where the world is going wrong, more importance is being given to the messenger than the message.

                  Finger pointing to the moon- dont concentrate on the finger or you will miss out on the glory of the stars.

                  My work is ranked next to the Bible , I am not here to deceive you.

                  He is revealing Himself alone as being the source of light and all other teachings to be darkness.

                  This is not true , he reiterates what the prophets before him said.He was not the first to shed light on god and neither was he the last.

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    kessposted 8 years ago

    "If the eye be single then the whole body is full of light"

    The simple understanding of this statement is,

    That one should have the eye to see all things just as God sees it, or  sees truth in all things.

    Truth bring all things to light and that is the light of all the children of God.

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      mohitmisraposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      This Light or god is found via meditation or one pointed concentration. smile

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    kessposted 8 years ago

    This Light or god is found via meditation or one  pointed concentration.//

    What is the one point meditation? What is the concentration?

    Truth is know when one searches his own in quietness with the full knowledge that there is one who sees and knows all.

    When one acknowledge this truth to live by it. Then more truth is given by revelation from Christ.
    For revelation comes from resting in Christ.

    This truth is the Christ and will ultimately lead to love from a pure heart.

    For the love of all Goodness from the purity of ones heart is God and his Christ.

    This is the perfection and the light.

    1. mohitmisra profile image61
      mohitmisraposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      No no no.
      One needs to meditate and not leave everything upto Christ. Meditation is very hard work and requires perfect or one pointed concentration, a lot of energy ,effort and courage.

      You will become a Christ, this is what Jesus wants , for you to sit next to him in the kingdom of god, not above or below him.

      :The kingdom of god is within" Jesus.
      He is an awakened one, a Bhramin or knower of god. He is guiding you but you need to take the effort to walk the path.

      This truth is the Christ and will ultimately lead to love from a pure heart.
      He has already left his message behind which many have understood and walked. He is like any other messenger as they all show you the path to walk. smile

  8. spiderpam profile image70
    spiderpamposted 8 years ago

    The title pretty much sums it up. smile

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    Pr0metheusposted 8 years ago

    He never said it.  John lied.

    1. mohitmisra profile image61
      mohitmisraposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Love it and yes it is very possible John lied.

      Or this statement could be for those around Jesus as the world is full of frauds guiding man wrongly. smile

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        Marc Salyerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Shame on them.

        1. mohitmisra profile image61
          mohitmisraposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Its the truth.

          ISKON - Krishna is the greatest and Krihnaloka or the heavenly abode is the highest- follow Krishna.

          Jesus is the only way and the greatest follow Jesus.

          Muhammad was the last prophet all should convert to Islam.

          The essence or truth is very often lost. smile

      2. marinealways24 profile image60
        marinealways24posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Like the self acclaimed arrogant hypocritical false prophet such as yourself. How have the book sales been?

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    child of christposted 8 years ago

    IT IS TRUE THE OTHER COMFORTHER THE ONE JESUS SPEAKS OF IN MANY DIFFERENT WAYS AND NAMES, HE SHALL TELL YOU OF MANY THINGS

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    child of christposted 8 years ago

    HE SENDS THE COMFORTHER, HIS WAY,  HE ALREADY SAID IT, IT IS CONFIRMED,

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    The Ropeposted 8 years ago

    First let me clarify that I do believe in Jesus but I also respect the fact that there are other beliefs out there.  That being said, I'd just like to clarify the title for the hubber who posted this "Jesus Said" I Am The Way To The Father"***No Other Way*** John 14:6"  Actually the Bible says that "Jesus Said' I Am The Way To The Father'***No Other Way*** John 14:6"

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    Cagsilposted 8 years ago

    Jesus Said "I am the way to the father - no other way" John 14.6

    I find this an interesting statement.

    With knowledge of the time Jesus Christ and history(what is written) and adding the human race(which are facts, not opinion), I can honestly say this statement is completely out of context.

    First off, Jesus Christ was a jew. Yes, but had no religious ties, because he didn't believe in a false idol.

    Jesus Christ was not a prophet, or a deity, or the messiah.

    Jesus Christ was a teacher of Life. He helped guide people into consciousness. His followers were at a crossroads on the evolution chain. He pressured them to recognize their own existence.

    Now- when you take this above statement and you understand what Jesus Christ was doing- You get a result that looks like this-

    I(singular meaning individual) am the way(conscious thought) to the Father(leader- self guided conscious individual thought).

    There is NO OTHER WAY!

    If I stir up feathers- that's okay.

    I reject all religious teachings- I disapprove because of the perceived belief in which they are based on.

    That the human race MUST answer to a higher authority other than itself.

    That above belief is the basis for enslaving the human race into believing in a false idol.

    Directly against the TEACHINGS of Jesus Christ- Did he or did he not tell his disciples not to worship any false gods or idol.

    You are to be GOD in your life. You make your own damn decisions. You should live by your own damn conscience and NOT need to be told how to live.

 
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