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John the Baptist - the Real Messiah?

 
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Jesus Christ, according to the gospels, claimed to be the Messiah. The Messiah, meaning anointed one, was believed to be the true king of the Jews. The Jewish Bible finished with a prophecy saying that Elijah is to come back before the great and terrible day of the Lord. Elijah was a prophet who was called up into Heaven and who ascended on a chariot of fire. The Jews believed he was to return. Jesus said that this prophecy was fulfilled in the coming of John the Baptist. Nothing in the Bible denies that this was a second incarnation of Elijah. It would be different from reincarnation where you die and return in another body but maybe Elijah was simply put back into embryonic state and implanted in the mother of John the Baptist. The Bible does speak of the birth of John as miraculous.



Unlike Jesus, we do have testimony outside the Bible that John the Baptist existed. John is talked about by the first century historian Josephus.



Incredibly the Bible Jesus himself says that John is the true Son of God. This contradicts the Christian lie that Jesus is the Son of God and the Messiah.



This is the evidence that John was the Messiah not Jesus who was a fake having leapt on to Johnís bandwagon.



Anybody who was baptised by John the Baptist became Johnís disciple. Jesus was baptised by John in the Jordan. So by accepting baptism, Jesus was declaring to John that he was learning from him and not vice versa.



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The prophecies that were thought to be about the Messiah in the Old Testament fit John better than Jesus. The Christians of course have to use contrived interpretations to be able to think they see predictions about Jesus in the Old Testament.



They say for example that the Old Testament predicted the birth of Jesus the Messiah at Bethlehem. John was not born at Bethlehem as far as we know though he might have been. Luke says Johnís parents lived in the hill country of Judea but doesnít say where John was born. Also, the Messiah coming from Bethlehem doesnít mean he will be born there.



Micah 5:2. In Bethlehem of Judea, will come one who had his origin from of old. In The Case for Jesus the Messiah we learn that quedem or from old ďliterally means from Ďancient time, aforetimeí (page 74)Ē. Or it can mean from eternity. Or it can refer to a character like Elijah who lived as a man and went to Heaven and was reborn as John the Baptist. You might argue that texts should be interpreted as naturally as possible. Positing that John was the reincarnation of Elijah would fit the text better for it has a very old man being reborn.



The prophecy says that when his mother gives birth to him the exiles of Israel will come back to it which did not happen when Jesus was born (v3). The verse says that when she who is in travail has given birth then the rest of his brothers will return to the people of Israel. If John was the Messiah then how do we explain that the exiles didnít return when John was born? But John more than Jesus claimed to be the one who would do the gathering Ė he saw himself as calling the wayward sons of Israel back into the fold by bringing them to repentance.



The prophecy says only that the man will come from Bethlehem so he was not necessarily born there. The man will have existed before he was born perhaps as an angel or man or something. The man will lead Israel to war against its enemies. Though classed as messianic the prophecy isnít necessarily so. But John didnít lead his people to war. Messiah meant king and was expected to be a warrior. If John was the Messiah then the time is yet to come when he will lead his people to war.



Zechariah 13:7 says, ďAwake O sword against my shepherd. Awake against the man who is my associate, says the Lord of Hosts. Strike the shepherd that the sheep may be scattered.Ē



Jesus said this prophecy referred to his own arrest when the disciples were scattered. But Jesus was never struck by the sword and John was. He was beheaded by a sword on the orders of Herod Antipas. Also, no God is going to predict the scattering of Jesusí disciples for we read that they soon got back together. When God predicts something it has to be a totally disastrous scattering otherwise the prophecy can mean anything. That is why it is totally credulous to say the prophecy just means that Jesus was arrested by men carrying swords for that was too easy to fulfil. God would predict better than that. In any case, what Jesus said shows the prophecy was believed to be messianic. The prophecy refers to the Baptist if it is a true prophecy.



The scattering of Johnís sheep is to be totally disastrous. This is true of Johnís disciples. They never got back into becoming a Church and the followers of Jesus poached many of them away into apostasy.



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In Zechariah 12 we read that somebody from the house of David was to be wounded or pierced and mourned over by his relatives who are of the house of David and the house of Levi. This also can be made to fit the Baptist. His father was a priest of Levi and his mother Elizabeth was said to have been related to Mary the mother of Jesus from the house of David. It fits the Baptist best because Jesus had no links with the Levitical priesthood.



It is not enough to say that Mary had some Levitical blood in her lineage. First of all, the records arenít necessarily right. We can safely assume that any one of the people listed in her lineage listed as a father of so and so may not have been the father at all due to his wifeís discreet infidelity. Secondly the link with Levi is stronger with John whose father was a priest of Levi. Thirdly, we know that the Christians made stuff up to make the prophecies fit Jesus. They were less likely to do that with the Baptist for he was not their Messiah.



Matthew includes Jechoniah or Coniah in his list of Josephís progenitors and accordingly as an ancestor of Jesusí. Matthew must have forgotten or not known that if Coniah was indeed a forefather of Jesusí then Jesus was debarred from the throne of David, disqualified by divine edict from holding an authentic messianic office because of Godís everlasting curse on King Jechoniahís blood line in Jeremiah 22:30. The record says then that Jesus was not the Messiah so the only alternative is to recognise John as the Messiah instead.



There is no record of Jesus having been mourned by his family. But the gospels say that John was mourned by Jesus his relative and his disciples. If God declares a prophecy God will make sure its fulfilment is recorded so clearly the pierced one was not Jesus.



Jesus said that when John was slain that John came to restore all things. That is he came to restore the true message of God and the correct understanding. He called him the Elijah and he said they did to him whatever they pleased as it has been written (Mark 9:13). So Jesus declared that the Old Testament scriptures predicted the execution of John. Jesus then at this time had taught that John was predicted in Zechariah 13 for there is nothing else that can be reasonably thought to be possibly referring to Johnís fate. Here, Jesus declares John to be the Messiah. That John was restoring all things shows that John was the real Son of God and the supreme mouthpiece of God not Jesus.



When the gospel of John spends so much time in chapter 1 and 3 trying to make John say he came to prepare the way for Jesus when John no longer had any influence and his disciples gone it is clear that it was trying to fight the knowledge that John had been the real Son of God. The gospel says that John said he was predicted in Isaiah 40 that he was the messenger before the coming of God. It twists this to make him mean that he was to be the precursor of Jesus. There is no hint of this meaning in the text and the coming of God refers to the triumph of God over evil in the world and the salvation of Israel from its temporal enemies. John has the Baptist denying to the Jews that he was the Christ, the Prophet predicted by Moses and even that he was Elijah!



They asked him what he was baptising people for in water if he was not the Christ (John 1:25). He replies that one among them will baptise not with water but with the Holy Spirit and with fire.



So the Messiah was expected to be a baptiser and John agreed with that. The John gospel says that Jesus didnít baptise (4:2). The spiritualising of the baptism Jesus does by the Baptist shows that the gospel is hiding something here. If John believed the Messiah baptises and the Messiah doesnít baptise in water but gives a baptism nobody can see then anybody can be the Messiah! John would not have been that naïve.



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When John believed in a baptising Messiah and Jesus didnít baptise then John didnít recognise him as the Messiah. John may have felt that he was the Messiah himself.



Despite what the lying gospel of John says, John was not that confident that Jesus was the Messiah. John sent his disciples to Jesus to ask him if he was the Messiah (Matthew 11). John knew that if Jesus wasnít telling people he was the Messiah openly it would be wrong and sinful to ask him. So there is no doubt that John did not believe that Jesus was the Messiah.



Jesus replied to that question that the disciples were to tell John about Jesusí powers of healing and his preaching of the gospel. Then he added, that happy was the man who took no offence at him and found no stumbling block in him. Evidently he knew that the Baptist didnít believe he was the Messiah.



John would have heard of the healings and the gospel. So why would Jesus send disciples to tell him things he already knew? Jesus didnít really answer Johnís question either. He was being vague. When Jesus couldnít trust John to tell him that he was the Messiah then neither Jesus or John thought Jesus was the Messiah. Telling John about the healings and the gospel hints that Jesus was being sarcastic and looking to put John down for John never did miracles. Why else tell anybody what they know?



Then Jesus gets false. He starts saying, that ďnobody born of woman was ever greater than John the Baptist and yet the least entered into the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.Ē Jesus says of John, ďThis is the one of whom it is written, Behold, I send My messenger ahead of You, who shall make ready Your way before YouĒ from Malachi 3:1. Jesus seems to contradict himself. This can be explained by bad editing of the text or story. The gospeller is trying to pervert the story to remove any trace of the original strata of data which says John was the Son of God, the man better even than Jesus.



If you read the verse from Malachi you can see that it was altered by Jesus in his speech. Malachi had it, ďBehold, I send My messenger ahead of me, who shall make ready my way before me.Ē Jesus changed it to the meís to youís to make it seem that God was not promising to send a messenger to prepare for the day of the Lord when God judges and triumphs over evil and exercises political control over the world but promising to send a messenger before Jesus who was purporting to be the you in the verse. Jesus makes the verse stop saying that John was the only preparation for the day of the Lord for it would mean that John was the only saviour and messenger and Messiah and Jesus was a fake.



The Malachi passage was surmised without proof to be Messianic by the Jews. The gospel claim that Jesus made these alterations is a lie for that reason. Rather than make alterations he had to just go along with the Jewish understanding.



Also, saying the text referred to John the Baptist when people regarded the text as messianic would only encourage the Jews to consider John the Messiah especially when they would see Jesus changed the text to try and distort it to make it seem that John only came as his messenger. Jesus would have been unlikely to do that for for arenít we after seeing his reluctance to tell even John that he was the Messiah?



All Malachi says is that the Lord will send his messenger to prepare for the coming of God himself. And then the angel or messenger of the covenant will suddenly come to the Temple. Nothing in the passage indicates that this poetry is referring to a messenger coming to prepare for ANOTHER one coming to the Temple. It could be the messenger comes to prepare for the Lord and then after a long space comes back to the Temple. This is poetry so we must not read too much into how its worded. It can look like two messengers are prophesied. But whatever it says, the supreme messenger of God must be the Baptist if the prophecy really was a prediction of the future given by God.



The bit about the least entered into the kingdom of heaven is greater than he is an insertion by somebody who didnít like Jesus saying John was the top man with God instead of Jesus. We know that for Jesus said to people that they were not far from the kingdom of God and we can be sure he didnít think they were better than the Baptist! And would Jesus really say John was the best man ever and then say that as if John was outside the kingdom? The passage is confused but it tells us that John was the true Christ and that he was outside Jesusí kingdom.



We are told that Johnís disciples buried John. We must remember that if Jesus could really raise people from the dead or was thought to have this power, Johnís disciples would not have been given the body in case a resurrection hoax would be carried out which would start up the trouble that Herod hoped to avoid in jailing John in the first place. John back from the dead or being alleged to be would mean the kingís relationship with Herodias would be under the condescending spotlight again. The body of John would have been kept safe and produced if any rumours about a resurrection emerged. If John and his disciples had really recognised Jesus as anybody important then why didnít John arrange for his body to be brought to Jesus so that he could raise him from the dead?



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The prophecy of the suffering servant widely thought to refer to the sufferings and death of Jesus Christ in Isaiah 53 fits the Baptist better.



The growing up of the servant like a weed from desert ground fits the Baptist who lived in the desert.



Unlike Jesus who had a little pomp for he dressed as a rabbi, the Baptist went about in skins and rags which fits the verse saying the servant has nothing attractive about him in clothes or physically.



Jesus was not led like a lamb to the slaughter. The Baptist was. Jesus was crucified not slaughtered and the Baptist had had his head cut off. He was slaughtered. Christians will say it is only an expression not to be taken too literally. You could describe children going to face their fathers after a dayís vandalism as lambs for the slaughter. Also the next verse says that he was like a sheep before its shearers that is dumb which seems to show that the slaughter reference is metaphorical. But metaphorical or not, you would be more likely to describe the Baptist as being a lamb led to the slaughter than Jesus. Also, Jesus wasnít dumb but was deliberately provocative when he opened his mouth during his trial for his life.



A grave with the wicked and the rich was assigned to him but its not said that he used it. The burial place of John is unknown so he might have been buried with the rich and the wicked. This was definitely not so of Jesus of whom no indication is given that he was buried anywhere but alone in a new tomb. So John could be a better fit here and Jesus doesnít suit the situation at all. Jesus was not buried with the rich but buried only in a rich manís tomb.



John did no violence (as in 53:9) and Jesus did by rioting in the Temple. John never deceived to our knowledge and was highly regarded even by the secular historical Josephus. Jesus did deceive for he gave the Jews who didnít believe in the afterlife a piece of evidence that didnít work. He told them that when God told Moses he was the God of Abraham and Isaac and Jacob he was declaring these men alive. Nothing in the text indicates any such thing. The prophecy says the servant didnít do any violence and was totally honest. It was his honesty he died for. He condemned the adulterous relationship between Herodias and Herod. John died because he was true to his beliefs. Jesus died because he rode into Jerusalem as king and rioted in the Temple and showed a wish to die by refusing to try and escape from the arrest that led to his death. Jesusí death was more of a suicide than a noble death.



Christians will say that John was not the Son of God or Messiah for he failed to rise again from the dead. That John didnít rise again yet, doesnít prove a thing for the Bible never predicts that the Messiah will rise from the dead at any time different to anybody else. It actually proves he was a better candidate for being the prophet than Jesus ever was. A prophet who dies and doesnít rise is more of a martyr than one that does both.



Matthew says that the righteous dead rose at the time Jesus rose and appeared to many. Jesus was thought to be John the Baptist raised up from the dead. Do these reflect a tradition that John rose again after his death? Was the apparition of John the Baptist mistaken for an apparition of Jesus? Did John appear to Jesusí disciples and did they lie saying it was Jesus they saw? Though I dismiss the Christian claim that the disciples must really have seen a resurrected being when they died for their faith, lets pretend for a moment it is as simple as that. They might have seen a resurrected being but might have lied that it was Jesus Christ they saw. Then they would still die for their faith in the resurrection believing that death was not the end. John appealed to Bible prophecy so his disciples when he died would have looked for evidence in it that John was to die. It is impossible to believe that some of them didnít come to think that Johnís death was somehow for our salvation. They would then have called him Saviour and the name Jesus means Saviour. Are the stories about Jesus often reminisces about John the Saviour incubated in oral tradition?



Jesus was never anointed with oil to become the anointed one or Messiah. John may have been anointed as priestís son. There is a cave, the Suba cave, that seems to be linked with him at which anointings as well as baptisms took place.



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Finally, we are more sure John existed than Jesus so Jesus even on that score alone must not be considered to be the subject of these Bible prophecies. The epistles of the New Testament give clear proof that the Jesus story as reported by the gospels never happened.



The followers of Christ were the ones that murdered John. Somehow they got to him and cut off his head. Herod of course was thought by everyone to have sent his executioner. Why else would the gospels tell a far fetched story to explain how Herod came to be forced to kill John? They said that Herod promised the daughter of Herodias half his kingdom if she would dance for him and when she went for her prize she asked for the head of the Baptist because her mother urged her to. The girl would not have done that. She would have taken half the kingdom despite her mother. Or she would have taken the part of the kingdom where John was imprisoned. The mother would have had the commonsense to urge her to do the latter. The gospels lied about the circumstances of Johnís death. They knew their Jesus wanted rid of him. That they made up the story shows that they were under suspicion. I believe that it was apparitions of the ďrisenĒ Jesus that started the Christian faith off. There is no reason to believe these visions only started when the gospels say. If Jesus was unknown as a man and rose after being three days dead centuries before he could appear whenever he wanted.



John had to be destroyed for being a rival Messiah to Jesus. Since the Jesus of the apparitions and the gospels agrees that the prophecy of Daniel that the Messiah was here had fulfilled itself they must have thought this Messiah was John.



Josephus has John the Baptist dying about 36 AD. The huge problem with this is that it flatly and completely contradicts the gospels. The gospels have Jesus being crucified about 33 AD. And they say John died before 33 AD. Herod Antipas married the wife of his brother Herod Philip after the death of this brother in 34 AD. The gospels say that John the Baptist condemned Herod Antipas for this marriage so this detail from the gospels backs up the year of Johnís death given by Josephus. John did not die before Jesus.



Christians however prefer to say Josephus was the one that was wrong and the gospels were right. They have no evidence for this but they just assume it for they donít want to admit their religion can be wrong. Josephus should be regarded as more reliable firstly because he was a professional historian and the gospellers didnít claim to be professional historians. Josephus used records and we know he knew Jewish history well. We canít say these things about the gospellers.



When the gospels lied that Jesus was alive when John died perhaps they lied about his entire connection to John. John may never have heard of him. They lied either because Jesus never existed and they wanted it to look like he did or because they wanted to take the crown of Messiah ship from the Baptist and give it to Jesus instead. They wanted to fake evidence that John looked up to Jesus and approved his mission. So a reason for the lie could have been the need to make it look like Jesus lived. ďThis man never lived but we have to make sure it looks as if he did for its over for us if people realise he was a fiction. So we will pin a murder on him for nobody would believe that we would do that to somebody we were making up. We wonít pin it on him too blatantly for we can Ďt make it too obvious.Ē



Have we lost Johnís teaching? If you study the gospels, you will see that Johnís teaching was in similar tone to the Sermon on the Mount by Jesus. At that time Jesus was not long baptised and at the early stage in the public teaching was teaching what John taught and was a follower of John.



In Luke 11 we get Jesus teaching a version of the Lordís Prayer that is shorter than the accepted version. The disciples get Jesus to show them how to pray as Johnís disciples do. Then he teaches them the prayer. John the Baptist made the Lordís Prayer. Jesus then teaches the Sermon on the Mount. Lukeís version must then be considered to be closer to the original teaching of the Baptist. That the disciples of Jesus had to be taught to pray like Johnís disciples shows that there wasnít a lot of interaction between John and Jesusí disciples but still that the disciples regarded John as a reliable teacher and prophet.



It is my belief that the teachings of Jesus in the gospels were stolen from the Baptist. A lot of the events described in the gospels were about the Baptist and reedited to make them into stories about Jesus.



The faith of the Baptist can be restored today. Based on the Sermon on the Mount and emphasising forgiveness above all things as expressed by baptisms it is a lot better than anything Christianity had to offer. The ideal of giving up worldly delights for peace of heart and so that the poor may have the blessings instead of yourself is a noble one. Where Christianity has done this, it has failed to merit praise because those who live this way still accepted those who didnít. The Baptist avoided hypocrisy by being consistent.



A sect to this day called the Mandeans, honours John the Baptist as the true Messiah. They may have taken much rubbish into their theology but they reflect and came from the belief of Johnís disciples that the murdered prophet really was the true Messiah.


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To much reading for a Sunday Morning? how apropos.
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JOHN THE BAPTIST yes,

Supposedly the Great secret was that he was the first husband of Mary Mag.

And many worship JOHN to this day as their Divine Bloodline Father.
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JOHN THE BAPTIST yes,

Supposedly the Great secret was that he was the first husband of Mary Mag.

And many worship JOHN to this day as their Divine Bloodline Father.
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I was not aware of that, will have to research it. Thanks for the info.
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Mandaeism
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Mandaeans
Mandeyānā Total population
60,000 to 70,000[1]
Regions with significant populations
Iraq 70,000 (until 2003); 7,000 (as of 2010[update])
Iran 5,000 to 10,000[2]
Jordan ?
Syria ?
Sweden 5,000
Australia 3,500
United States 1,500 to 2,000
United Kingdom 1,000
Canada ?
Religions
Mandaeism
Scriptures
Ginza Rba, Qolusta
Languages
Mandaic
Arabic and Persian are also spoken
Mandaeism or Mandaeanism (Mandaic: Mandaiuta, Arabic: مندائية‎ Mandā'iyya, Persian: مندائیان) is a monotheistic religion with a strongly dualistic worldview. Its adherents, the Mandaeans (also sometimes referred to as Sabians in Arabic), revere Adam, Abel, Seth, Enosh, Noah, Shem, Aram and especially John the Baptist.

Mandaeism has historically been practised primarily around the lower Euphrates and Tigris and the rivers that surround the Shatt-al-Arab waterway, part of southern Iraq and Khuzestan Province in Iran. There are thought to be between 60,000 and 70,000 Mandaeans worldwide,[1] and until the 2003 Iraq war, almost all of them lived in Iraq.[3] Many Mandaean Iraqis have since fled their country (as have many other Iraqis) because of the turmoil of the war and terrorism.[4] By 2007, the population of Mandaeans in Iraq had fallen to approximately 5,000.[3] Most Mandaean Iraqis have sought refuge in Iran with the fellow Mandians there. There has been a much smaller influx into Syria and Jordan, with smaller populations in Sweden, Australia, the United States, and other Western countries.

The Mandaeans have remained separate and intensely privateóreports of them and of their religion have come primarily from outsiders, particularly from the Orientalists J. Heinrich Petermann, Nicholas Siouffi, and Lady Drower.
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The Messiah, meaning anointed one, was believed to be the true king of the Jews. The Jewish Bible finished with a prophecy saying that Elijah is to come back before the great and terrible day of the Lord. Elijah was a prophet who was called up into Heaven and who ascended on a chariot of fire. The Jews believed he was to return.

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The Jews are correct, the one who ascended will descend.

Only Elijah was the second one to translate into heaven, Enoch was the first, and the bible story was written by him.

Enoch is the messiah who ascended and will descend.

Enoch is the son of man.

John was a good man, but the messiah doesn't get his head cut off or nailed to a cross.

The true and everlasting king lives forever, like Enoch is still doing today.


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The Messiah, meaning anointed one, was believed to be the true king of the Jews. The Jewish Bible finished with a prophecy saying that Elijah is to come back before the great and terrible day of the Lord. Elijah was a prophet who was called up into Heaven and who ascended on a chariot of fire. The Jews believed he was to return.


The Jews are correct, the one who ascended will descend.

Only Elijah was the second one to translate into heaven, Enoch was the first, and the bible story was written by him.

Enoch is the messiah who ascended and will descend.

Enoch is the son of man.

John was a good man, but the messiah doesn't get his head cut off or nailed to a cross.

The true and everlasting king lives forever, like Enoch is still doing today.


peace
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can you provide some links, I'd like to research that.
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From Revelation, this isnt Jesus !

She gave birth to a son, a male child, who will rule all the nations with an iron scepter.
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Elijah was a prophet who was called up into Heaven and who ascended on a chariot of fire.
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That would be much more realistic and believable than some childlike notion of a kingdom "in the clouds".


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can you provide some links, I'd like to research that.
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What links does one who goes around teaching scriptures need already?

Haven't you studied all scriptures before setting out to instruct the less informed?



You know that the Book of Enoch was once in the Bible.

We know when they removed it, can reasonably guess when it was first introduced?

Hint: it was the first book of the Holy Bible.

First removed in 90 AD at the Council of Jamnia, (Torah)

Second time in 364 A.D at the Council of Laodicea, (Christian Bible)



In that first book Enoch is the Son of man and everlasting true king.

Book of Enoch
Chapter 46

1 -- There I beheld the Ancient of days, whose head was like white wool, and with him another, whose countenance resembled that of man. His countenance was full of grace, like that of one of the holy angels. Then I inquired of one of the angels, who went with me, and who showed me every secret thing, concerning this Son of man; who he was; whence he was and why he accompanied the Ancient of days.

2 -- He answered and said to me, This is the Son of man, to whom righteousness belongs; with whom righteousness has dwelt; and who will reveal all the treasures of that which is concealed: for the Lord of spirits has chosen him; and his portion has surpassed all before the Lord of spirits in everlasting uprightness.

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Check-out what that angels then tells Enoch.


Chapter 70
17 -- Then that angel came to me, and with his voice saluted me, saying, You are the Son of man, who art born for righteousness, and righteousness has rested upon you.

18 -- The righteousness of the Ancient of days shall not forsake you.


Enoch is the Messiah

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JOHN THE BAPTIST yes,

Supposedly the Great secret was that he was the first husband of Mary Mag.

And many worship JOHN to this day as their Divine Bloodline Father.
 Quoting: THRONE OF THE GOLDEN SUN


It seems that men got in line to be the husband of Mary mag. although she is not well seen in most churches - and yet some Annunakis search for her new incarnation to get in line again.

Seriously, if John was her husband, why would have she left John for Jesus? Would it not have been adultery?
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JOHN THE BAPTIST yes,

Supposedly the Great secret was that he was the first husband of Mary Mag.

And many worship JOHN to this day as their Divine Bloodline Father.


It seems that men got in line to be the husband of Mary mag. although she is not well seen in most churches - and yet some Annunakis search for her new incarnation to get in line again.

Seriously, if John was her husband, why would have she left John for Jesus? Would it not have been adultery?
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YUP.

there are arguments with John and Jesus you have to look for in the Bible and of course, many were probaly taken out.

I have Bloodline friends that choose John, over Jesus, Cause they consider John their Father of course.

the Secret history is Bloodline squabbles existed ever since Cain, whose Father was not Adam, but the one who became known as Lucifer.
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the blind leading the blind -OMG- book
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Opps, detected a flaw.
The OP says Jesus disciples lied about seeing a risen Jesus, saying and that they really saw John.

But later on it say John was still alive at the time of Jesus death.
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Did Enoch come back as John?
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The Messiah, meaning anointed one, was believed to be the true king of the Jews. The Jewish Bible finished with a prophecy saying that Elijah is to come back before the great and terrible day of the Lord. Elijah was a prophet who was called up into Heaven and who ascended on a chariot of fire. The Jews believed he was to return.


The Jews are correct, the one who ascended will descend.

Only Elijah was the second one to translate into heaven, Enoch was the first, and the bible story was written by him.

Enoch is the messiah who ascended and will descend.

Enoch is the son of man.

John was a good man, but the messiah doesn't get his head cut off or nailed to a cross.

The true and everlasting king lives forever, like Enoch is still doing today.


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But WHICH ENOCH is it?

If you study geneologies you will find an Enoch who was the son of Cain, and an Enoch who was descended from Noah!
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John the Baptist is the Baphomet of the Templars.
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John the Baptist - the Real Messiah?

Unlike Jesus, we do have testimony outside the Bible that John the Baptist existed. John is talked about by the first century historian Josephus.



Incredibly the Bible Jesus himself says that John is the true Son of God. This contradicts the Christian lie that Jesus is the Son of God and the Messiah.


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Two of the first three paragraphs (above) are total lies and bullshit.
If you start with lies and BS i can guarantee the rest is bullshit also.
Have fun in eternity.
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Did Enoch come back as John?
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I think none of this is literally true, but simply John was supposed to be Elijah, Jesus was Elisha. Read the OT to see where the story was supposed to go.
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Hmmmm!!

[link to secretsun.blogspot.com]

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Book of the Baptizer

[link to www.essene.com]

It's hyper gnostic but worth a read, these guys are taking big shots at Jesus.
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In addition to figuring out WHICH ENOCH, you also ought to look into TAMMUZ....and HIS mother, the original "queen of heaven."
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Why you are a dead man walking.
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O Ephraim, what shall I do unto thee? O Judah, what shall I do unto thee? for your goodness is as a morning cloud, and as the early dew it goeth away.
Therefore have I hewed them by the prophets; I have slain them by the words of My mouth: and thy judgments are as the light that goeth forth.
For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings. -Hosea 6.4-6
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Once again, you kids are complicating things when the answer is really very simple.



Try again!



Here's a hint...In case you've never noticed, you're reading the same story over and over and it's in everything and it's everywhere you look. hf
Finally single woooohooo!!

Free your mind and the rest will follow.

And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God...Romans 12:2

BE the change you wish to see in the world.

"Repent, for the time is at hand"...JC

"Life without God is like an unsharpened pencil - it has no point."
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JOHN THE BAPTIST yes,

Supposedly the Great secret was that he was the first husband of Mary Mag.

And many worship JOHN to this day as their Divine Bloodline Father.


It seems that men got in line to be the husband of Mary mag. although she is not well seen in most churches - and yet some Annunakis search for her new incarnation to get in line again.

Seriously, if John was her husband, why would have she left John for Jesus? Would it not have been adultery?



YUP.

there are arguments with John and Jesus you have to look for in the Bible and of course, many were probaly taken out.

I have Bloodline friends that choose John, over Jesus, Cause they consider John their Father of course.

the Secret history is Bloodline squabbles existed ever since Cain, whose Father was not Adam, but the one who became known as Lucifer.
 Quoting: THRONE OF THE GOLDEN SUN


?
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The Green Man lives and is aware of his identity - just not anxious to play his roll-you can only deny your destiny for so long hmmmm
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Learn and read about the Essenes/Qumran, the authors of the Dead Sea Scrolls, they were actively trying to turn out Messiahs to overthrow the Romans.
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1 -- There I beheld the Ancient of days, whose head was like white wool, and with him another, whose countenance resembled that of man. His countenance was full of grace, like that of one of the holy angels. Then I inquired of one of the angels, who went with me, and who showed me every secret thing, concerning this Son of man; who he was; whence he was and why he accompanied the Ancient of days.

2 -- He answered and said to me, This is the Son of man, to whom righteousness belongs; with whom righteousness has dwelt; and who will reveal all the treasures of that which is concealed: for the Lord of spirits has chosen him; and his portion has surpassed all before the Lord of spirits in everlasting uprightness.

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Check-out what that angels then tells Enoch.


Chapter 70
17 -- Then that angel came to me, and with his voice saluted me, saying, You are the Son of man, who art born for righteousness, and righteousness has rested upon you.

18 -- The righteousness of the Ancient of days shall not forsake you.


Enoch is the Messiah

peace


Jesus often referred to himself as the Son of Man.

The term Son of Man means literally, a son of man,

anyone wearing the uniform. We are all 'son of man'

or 'daughter of woman'.

We are ALL born for righteousness. Hence, anyone

not living up to complete and total righteousness is

committing Sin.

It would not be Sin if it was not an Error.

How shall the unelect arise to eternal shame if

they had not been heir to the throne of righteousness?

They wouldn't.

Son of Man is a catch all phrase for anyone born of Adam,

the angel's address to Enoch is the same as the Angels

Address to me, or to you, or to anyone.

Be not afraid, son of man.

Enoch did not rise from the dead.

He could not for HE HAD NOT SUFFICIENT GRACE TO DO SO.

Only Jesus of Nazereth has such grace.

As for the poster of this thread, I will not speak.

They know whom they serve.

*shakes the dust from his feet*
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1 -- There I beheld the Ancient of days, whose head was like white wool, and with him another, whose countenance resembled that of man. His countenance was full of grace, like that of one of the holy angels. Then I inquired of one of the angels, who went with me, and who showed me every secret thing, concerning this Son of man; who he was; whence he was and why he accompanied the Ancient of days.

2 -- He answered and said to me, This is the Son of man, to whom righteousness belongs; with whom righteousness has dwelt; and who will reveal all the treasures of that which is concealed: for the Lord of spirits has chosen him; and his portion has surpassed all before the Lord of spirits in everlasting uprightness.

----------

Check-out what that angels then tells Enoch.


Chapter 70
17 -- Then that angel came to me, and with his voice saluted me, saying, You are the Son of man, who art born for righteousness, and righteousness has rested upon you.

18 -- The righteousness of the Ancient of days shall not forsake you.


Enoch is the Messiah

peace


Jesus often referred to himself as the Son of Man.

The term Son of Man means literally, a son of man,

anyone wearing the uniform. We are all 'son of man'

or 'daughter of woman'.

We are ALL born for righteousness. Hence, anyone

not living up to complete and total righteousness is

committing Sin.

It would not be Sin if it was not an Error.

How shall the unelect arise to eternal shame if

they had not been heir to the throne of righteousness?

They wouldn't.

Son of Man is a catch all phrase for anyone born of Adam,

the angel's address to Enoch is the same as the Angels

Address to me, or to you, or to anyone.

Be not afraid, son of man.

Enoch did not rise from the dead.

He could not for HE HAD NOT SUFFICIENT GRACE TO DO SO.

Only Jesus of Nazereth has such grace.

As for the poster of this thread, I will not speak.

They know whom they serve.

*shakes the dust from his feet*
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There is no messiah. Get over it. Learn history.

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