Could there be more than one 'Jesus'?

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  1. krillco profile image87
    krillcoposted 10 years ago

    Could there be more than one 'Jesus'?

    If we accept an expanding universe with billions of galaxies and the logical likelihood of other planets with intelligent life forms, would discovering that those life forms had a savior like our own Jesus alter your Christian belief? (John3:16)

  2. RNMSN profile image59
    RNMSNposted 10 years ago

    if  any one being comes to a universal belief that service orientation begins with ones own service...then why isnt it logical to believe that that being, (or beings) would project themselves into ALL the universes???
    if one can help just one soul become stronger, more fulfilled, why wouldnt one want MORE than one soul to develop along those same lines?
    in other words, why in the world would a being as loving and self-less limit themselves to just one earth?

  3. lambservant profile image93
    lambservantposted 10 years ago

    Could there be more than one Jesus? Short answer, NO!

    He made the earth and all that is in it, he hung every star in the sky, every sun, every galaxy, every planet. In light of this fact, He is Lord of all.

    There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called in one hope of your calling; one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all. Eph. 4:4-6

    1. HLKeeley profile image81
      HLKeeleyposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I agree with this statement. There is only one God, one Jesus. A baby duck is still a duck. Jesus is the son of God, making him God. Jesus was born of flesh and blood and died with our sins. Who else would do this for us? Who else loves us that much?

    2. Disappearinghead profile image61
      Disappearingheadposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      So you deny there could be sentient life elsewhere in the universe?

  4. Recently Awakened profile image59
    Recently Awakenedposted 10 years ago

    There is only one Jesus. That being said, there have been others just like him already on this earth.  Buddha, Krishna, Mohammed, like Jesus, are all reflections of the collective human spirit. They were all trying to tell us the same basic knowledge about ourselves and about God dwelling within us and in everything around us. It is likely that life on other planets would have the same spiritual reflections. There are likely planets whose inhabitants are so evolved that most, if not all, of the individuals are as spiritual as these iconic religious figures we recognize. As we grow and evolve, we become more aware of our true connection with God. Eventually, there will be a time when we won't see ourselves as separate or isolated. This is knowledge that all of these figures clearly understood.

  5. Dr. Haddox profile image60
    Dr. Haddoxposted 10 years ago

    Anything is possible, but not likely. This is an interesting question, but to me, it is inconsequential. I does not alter anything that I believe. I have real issues to contemplate and I have people dealing with cancers, with death and dying and with problems that have stolen their joys. I am sorry, but if there are other Jesus figures out there, so well and good. Take care.
    Dr. Haddox

  6. FSlovenec profile image70
    FSlovenecposted 10 years ago

    No, there is one Jesus Son of the Living God..

  7. christopheranton profile image70
    christopherantonposted 10 years ago

    Oddly enough, there is no conflict between Jesus being unique and the possibility of life on other planets. It may be that the ultimate mission for humanity is to spread the good news of redemption throughout the universe. Perhaps salvation is not just for human beings.

    1. krillco profile image87
      krillcoposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Exactly. What if God sent Himself to other planets as well, for the same purpose. he's God, he can do anything. And to think we are the center of the universe? How egotistical! That the Bible supports that we are? Absurd.

  8. no body profile image70
    no bodyposted 10 years ago

    Jesus said, "Many will come using my name and deceive many." There is only one Jesus. He is the first and the last, the Alpha and Omega. The Bible is clear where He began, what He has done, and where He is right now. It also is clear about what He will do as eternity unfolds before us. The Bible gives us no reason to think that there are any other lifeforms in the universe. With Jesus having experimental planets beginning with their own Adam and Eve and their own Jesus having to go through the cross over and over. It make zero sense to even think like that given what we know in Scripture and Earth being God's footstool. We are the center of the Cosmic story but I do believe that in eternity we will have bodies like the risen body of Jesus. "we will be as He is" With these bodies I believe we will be able to explore other worlds in our eternity with Jesus. We know we will be in heaven, we know we will be in Jerusalem. There is no reason to think we will not be able to see other worlds that God has created in the universe.

    1. christopheranton profile image70
      christopherantonposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I expect you believe that The Earth is the centre of the universe as well. Why do you think God let all the trillions of planets  be formed, if they were all going to be empty?

    2. no body profile image70
      no bodyposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Who said they were necessarily going to remain empty? If we can go there why would we not visit regularly or even choose to to stay a millenium or two?

  9. yeagerinvestments profile image74
    yeagerinvestmentsposted 10 years ago

    No, because I would make the leap that it is the same Jesus. If the universe was created by one God for Jesus, then he is perfectly capable and able to manage it and do with it as he wishes...all billion and billions of galaxies.

    1. krillco profile image87
      krillcoposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I think that is what I was pointing to; His name might be something other than 'Jesus', but He would obviously be the same person/God. Why would God make the universe so big that we could not share the Good News with everyone?

  10. profile image56
    kdawsonposted 10 years ago

    Historically the middle east was up to its ears in 'messiahs' at the time as well as the chances on other planets, universes or even parallel universes.  However, you can't alter a true believer's beliefs with a two by four.

    1. krillco profile image87
      krillcoposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I do not expect to alter a believer's belief; I too, am a believer, but one who enjoys pressing the envelope of my understandings.

  11. itsvssudheesh profile image60
    itsvssudheeshposted 10 years ago

    Yea.. But all are same. there are different religions in all over the world and different gods, but i believe every god is same.

  12. Michael Jon profile image61
    Michael Jonposted 10 years ago

    There is only one Jesus but he has many names or some may refer to His many names as titles... Son of Man, Son of God, King of kings, Lamb of God, Word of God... just to name a few. All of these names refer to the same person.

  13. Saved by Jesus profile image56
    Saved by Jesusposted 10 years ago

    No, not in the least.   There are many false Jesus' out there....many people claim that they are the Messiah, but they are not.   Jesus says that many will claim to be Him.    If there are intelligent life forms on other planets, then those life forms are not made in the image of God like we humans are.   God has ONE Savior for everything and everyone He created, and that is Jesus Christ of Nazareth.  He is all we need.

    1. profile image51
      AdamAshtonposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Ok, so Jesus said he would return, if he came back, how would you know it was him and not a false Jesus?

  14. profile image51
    AdamAshtonposted 10 years ago

    This is a very open minded question and I respect you for that, I personally believe that there are many beings out there higher than ourselves. The thing is, how much do we really know about God and creation and what is out there? Maybe there are answers to these questions and perhaps some real information, that would be great wouldn't it?


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