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Old 03-23-2012, 10:06 AM
 
Location: bible center, Islampur, MSD, W.B. India, pin code-742304
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Actually history is a mixture of myth and reality. It is even impossible to fully describe recent events and persons actually let alone ancient events. Meaning of Human language is always changing too. If the events are of hoary past, representation is more erroneous. Still that helps people.

Among nonChristians there are many mythical gods. They have little historical evidence compared to Christ. But their worshippers claim that they get life-support from them. The fact that I did not get support from them during my Hindu past 55 years back canít negate that. May be my context and intellectual upbringing is different. Besides here only a few has the chance to know Christ really.

But the example and advices of Christ gave me strength to overcome my self-destructive urges. Besides Christ appears often here among my near ones with miraculous healings that canít be brushed away as dream or hallucination. Though results of those are not up to our expectations, we canít judge them in our myopic vision. Work of Christ is of long range covering many ups and downs.

May be Christ was not God in the fallacious omnipotent sense. May be he was an ideal man like Socrates or Gandhi. I now know Heavenly Father as the unity of Heavenly parents running the creation, as unity of worldly parents really runs this world. Politicians, rulers and conquerors play only small visible part. As our worldly parents rear us making us like them to be worthy to enter their unity and responsibilities, so Heavenly parentsí unity rear repentant ones to be like them to be worthy to enter their unity Heaven. So Christ called us gods or sons of God (Jn10-34). Please see my post Haughty angels lord even in heaven, not humble heavenly Father.



In this context exclusive God title ascribed to a person Christ becomes superfluous. One reigns by the quality of his creation. So Christ, the unity of self-sacrificing children of Heavenly Father, reigns by the fruits of regenerated souls (new heaven). Any other title is meaningless. Everything is a unity even God (Gen1-26,3-32).

So even if ďhistory is a pack of lies agreed uponĒ as Voltaire said, it helps us. So is the history of Christ. The unique thing about Christ is that living he saves, not his history.

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