IYO, what's the most unbelievable thing about Jesus?

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    Hello people!

    In your opinion, what's the most odd or unbelievable (as in hard to believe) part of the gospels or Jesus's story in general?

    I'm asking this because I wrote a secular humanistic version of Jesus's story (The Atheist New Testament), but I kind of wrote it from my perspective trying to answer the questions that I had about Christianity, and so I might lack something important.


    Thanks for any feedback!


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    For me, the least believable thing about Jesus as presented in Christian doctrine is his special divinity. Of course he was God (we all are), but in claiming a specially divine status for hm, Christians implicitly deny the divinity of each of us, and that's wrong. It also conflicts a number of things that Jesus himself said as reported in the Gospels.

    There are a number of his alleged miracles, plus the virgin birth and the resurrection, that are runners-up, but that's the big unbelievable for me.
     
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    IYO, what's the most unbelievable thing about Jesus?

    he was a poor tipper.
     
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    :eusa_eh:so obama IS the messiah, damn.... about time someone just said it....
     
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zjz16xjeBAA]He's Not The Messiah - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    I think I would be even more critical of a claim of special divinity for any politician. :tongue:
     
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    Nothing unbelievable at all. Good you wrote your little story of lies though. If you think anyone with half a brain would believe that dribble you are mistaken, oh I know people will believe you, but that still makes you a liar.
     
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    You won't like my answer, but I will tell you anyway. It is the fact that people who think he is a myth feel a need to start discussions in an attempt to prove they are smarter than I am. I think Thor is a myth, yet I have never once felt a need to start a thread to prove it.
     
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    Jesus is the Divine Son of God. It is a lie given by satan saying we are all god. Anyone repeating that is a liar and a false prophet. The truth period is the Bible and Jesus. And no, I do not need to know any other truths, no other way to Heaven but through Jesus, period.
     
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    And right on cue: "This is true because I say it's true. I don't need any evidence to support it and I don't have any. If you disagree with me then you are an agent of Satan. Ignorance makes me better than you."

    So predictable. :tongue:
     

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