John Standing Filmography

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  • The historical Jesus Christ was a doomsday cult leader

    Jesus' point is this (paraphrased): "you rejected me because I did not share your asceticism, yet I have proven to you, through miracles, that I am in fact the Messiah." Lastly, Crossan cites Luke 7:27, where Jesus says, "John is the one about whom Scripture says, 'I am sending my messenger ahead of you to prepare the way.'" [1] Jesus isn't saying that he believes John is the Messiah, rather he is reminding John's followers in this passage about what JOHN has claimed: that he is the Messiah sent to teach and "prepare the way" for the apocalypse. Jesus became ‘almost the exact oppose of John the Baptist." [5] Although Jesus initially was baptized by John and accepted the first of John's followers, they clearly diverged in belief systems. On the other hand, there are other passages such as Luke 5:33 where Luke rhetorically defends the disciples of Jesus (not Jesus...

  • Deity of Christ

    There are even more parallels: "the word was with God" (John 1:1) and "the eternal life, which was with the Father" (1 John 1:2); "in [the word] was life, and the life was the light of all mankind" (John 1:4) and "this we proclaim concerning the Word of life"(1 John 1:1-2); "we have seen his glory, glory as of the only-begotten of the Father" (John 1:14) and "That . John 2:24,25; John 16:30; John 6:64; John 13:11; Mat. 2:2 John 5:19 John 1:1; 12:45 Luke 2:1-21  Luke 2:41-52  Mark 15:24  John 20:27 In the first place, those verses said to prove the deity of Jesus cannot be considered to be in the explicit teachings category.

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  • AQ Mafia: Day Phase 1

    also <strong>VTL Lucky</strong> for realz this time.<strong>VTL Lannan </strong>for scum slip.: At 5/19/2013 12:40:31 PM, Noumena wrote: : <strong>VTL Lannan </strong>for scum slip. So the question is what you think you have to gain by pointing out my question, but not the retraction.<strong>This Day Phase ends at 11:59 PM tonight</strong> unless enough people want an extension.<strong>VTL Rocket</strong>: At 5/20/2013 9:58:53 AM, royalpaladin wrote: : <strong>This Day Phase ends at 11:59 PM tonight</strong> unless enough people want an extension. Null.Justify the bolded: : Town-Reads: : :<strong> - Drafter</strong> :<strong> - Yraelz</strong> : - Lucky : - Frack : - Smithers : : Additional Scum-Reads: : : - TA :<strong> - Khaos</strong> : - Rocket : : Null-Reads: : : - Lannan : - Johnny : - Skep : - FT : - Zaradi : - TUF: At 5/21/2013 1:13:32...

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