Tarsus Christ As A Fake Messiah Essay

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Paul (Saul of Tarsus) regarded Jesus Christ as a “fake messiah”. Saul was a persecutor of the Church, and Acts 8:3 informs us: As for Saul, he made havoc of the church, entering every house, and dragging off men and women, committing them to prison. Saul was converted on the road to Damascus while looking to capture more Christians and to take them, captured and bound, to Jerusalem. Acts 9:1 Then Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest 2 and asked letters from him to the synagogues of Damascus, so that if he found any who were of the Way, whether men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem. 3 As he journeyed he came near Damascus, and suddenly a light shone around him from heaven. 4 Then he fell to the ground, and heard a voice saying to him, “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?” 5 And he said, “Who are You, Lord?” Then the Lord said, “I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting. It is hard for you to kick against the goads.” 6 So he, trembling and astonished,…show more content…
It is difficult to understand that in the current modern era, that many people do not realize that Jesus is the Messiah. I know of some Rabbis who claim that Jesus has not fulfilled the Messianic prophecies, one being Isaiah 2:2-4. One must be aware that Jesus will return again, and it is then the Christians expect these “Post-Return” prophecies to be fulfilled. Christians’ eagerly wait for the day His house (Zion) is established on top of the mountains. Which will occur after He returns and rebukes the nations that gather against Israel (Micah 4), when He establishes His reign on earth, and when the governments of this world become the Lord’s and His Christ (Revelations

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