A Bible which has been reported as being at least 1500 years old claims that Jesus was never crucified. The book was discovered in Turkey and located inside there is a Gospel which was allegedly penned by Barnabas. The manuscript was moved by the Turkish government to one of their museums by way of police escort. Barnabas was believed to have been one of the disciples of Jesus Christ, and it is in the Gospel of Barnabas where it reads that Christ was never crucified.
It instead states that he rose to heaven while alive and Judas was the one crucified instead. Additionally, this ancient Bible declares that Jesus was not the Son of God, but only a prophet who spoke the word of God. The book also calls the Apostle Paul “The Impostor.”
In a press release sent out by the Turkish government, it stated the Bible was snatched from a mob of smugglers in a Mediterranean region operation. The report explained that the group was accused of trafficking antique relics, performing illegal archaeological digs and being in the possession of explosives. The book itself is believed to be valued as high as $28 million.
According to religious experts and specialists located in Tehram, they believe the Bible is an original. It is written with gold lettering against loosely bound blackened leather and it was penned in Aramaic. That was the language that Jesus himself would have spoken.
It is thought that during the Council of Nicea that the Catholic Church decided upon which Gospels that would appear in the Bible and that is how it is known to the present day. It is believed the Church tossed out the Gospel of Barnabas along with numerous others in favor of the four Gospels known as Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. There have been many reported Biblical texts which have come to the knowledge of the public over time such as the Dead Sea Gnostic Gospels. However it has been reported that this ancient Bible has seemed to bring extreme worry to the Vatican.
The fear from the Church come come from the idea of what would something like this mean to any Christian based religions and their believers? It definitely brings up ideas that are extremely controversial in Christian faiths. The Vatican has requested the Turkish authorities to let them look at the inside of the book within the confines of the Vatican. Just what exactly would the Catholic church have to say about a 1500 year old Bible that claims Jesus was never crucified?
How will believers of the Christian faith feel? They have already stated that they believe the book is nothing but a fraud and a fake, something to be ignored and forgotten about. Atheists, agnostics and people who are secular thinkers more than likely will not even care.
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I'm a good guy I know he was good . I would have him down the 1st night. I mean Jesus would tell you to help your fellow man. He helped heaps of people yet know one helped him. Maybe if someone helped him they might be like the saviour of Jesus. No no . It might not be good for the story line , I mean you can't have the almighty Jesus being saved by the great Johnny and his pals tim , Ben and eddy. We would have to like praise them to.
I will safe him if Jesus in danger but yeah, i sure can guarantee you that it is not Jesus hanging at the cross. That's why all Jesus faithful members are just ignored the victim. He just a member who double cross us and tell the church member about Jesus hideout. So yeah we don't care at all. About the corpse, do you sure believe God can die easily but no corpse at all? Such a naive. In the end of time, Jesus will coming back for sure and clean all this mess up, those who try to touch him badly will consider as a enemy of God and me. :)
Jesus could have prevented Himself from being crucified since He was (and still is) God. Jesus said: "I and the Father are one" (John 10:30).
Jesus chose not to save Himself. He went to His crucifixion willingly to be killed like a lamb going to slaughter. He did this because, as we learn in John`s Gospel chapter 3, verse 16, He loved us: "God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten son that whosoever believes on Him would not perish but have eternal life." And God still loves us today.
Jesus died on the cross to pay the penalty for our wrongdoings. If He had not died, He could not have paid for our wrongdoings (our sins). Therefore, He chose to die so that we could be saved by believing on Him.
Jesus had to die on the cross to pay for our wrongdoing, for our sins. The law required that mankind die for his wrongdoing (sins) because mankind violated God`s law. We all violate God`s law in some way or another, whether through deed, or thought, or both. God knew that man could not improve his behavior enough to satisfy the demands of the law or enough to merit going to Heaven to be with Him. So, He sent His Son, Jesus, to die for our wrongdoing, sins (John 3:16).
Jesus had to die on the cross to satisfy the law - that sin be paid for by death.
The cross was the chosen instrument for the death of Jesus because this was the form of death inflicted on criminals and ordered by the Romans who governed Jerusalem at this time. It was the most grueling kind of death a person could face. The word "excruciating" is rooted in the word "crucifixion". It was perhaps the most excruciating form of death to exist. And yet Jesus died willingly for us--so that we could know Him and have eternal life.
Jesus died on the cross to fulfill prophesy. The death of Jesus upon the cross was prophesied in several places in the Old Testament Bible, including in Isaiah 53 and also in Psalm 22.
Read about the crucifixion in John`s Gospel here.
Read more Scriptures showing why Jesus had to die here.
If Jesus had not died on the cross for us, we could not know Him and be saved. He died on the cross willingly because He loved us and wanted to make a way for us to spend eternity with Him.
Jesus was sent here for two reasons. One, to give Himself as a model for how we should live our lives & the other is for the symbolic sacrifice for our sins. If Jesus would have been saved from the crucifixion, He would have been killed (sacrificed) sooner or later for the purpose He was sent here for. But with the Roman's being as ruthless as they were, there was no chance of winning a battle to save Jesus.
Any Christian that studies the Bible closely and knows what it contains, know a great detail into the story of the crucifixion. Right before the crucifixion, Jesus was found in the Garden of Gethsemane, praying to His father, (God), to release Him from the job he was sent to Earth to fulfill. This was only human nature, as Jesus became human and experienced the same fear and weakness we too experience-- however, Christ prayer diligently and was given an answer. God reminded Jesus that the mission He had come to Earth to accomplish was one that would save the lives of all, and redeem those that had wandered from God.
Jesus died on the cross for a specific reason, all apart of a larger plan put together since the first sin, in Genesis. Since we as humans have become separated from God because of sin, Jesus came to Earth to die on the cross as a way for us to be pardoned from those sins, allowing us to reconnect with our Creator.
I'd end up getting crucified myself by the Romans. Besides, Jesus was a fraud anyway. It's not like he was worth saving. He deserved what he got for all those people he was tricking. Why would I want to interfere with justice anyway? What's in it for me? Let him die.
The crucifixion of Jesus, assuming it really happened, was an event of such historical significance that it defined the last two thousand years; to be precise, it was one of the key factors in the formation of Western Civilization. In Doctor Who speak, it is a fixed point in time.