Hover over Romans 1:20-22 for proof of God's existence, and over Matthew 5:27-28 for Judgment Day’s perfect standard. Then hover over John 3:16-18 for what God did, and over Acts 17:30-31 for what to do.

Monday, June 30, 2008

Occupational Dysfunction

"Kat said... 'I do think that Jesus was a real man, but not the Son of a God. Jesus had all the classic symptoms of schizophrenia. He often wandered off for days at a time, when he came back, he would go on and on about these very detailed and elaborate stories of being spoken to, he heard voices in his head......'"
"Paul had some of the same attributes. He hijacked Christianity from Jesus. Paul never even met Jesus, yet he writes almost half of the New Testament." Dale

It seems that Kat doesn’t know who Jesus of Nazareth is or what He said. Perhaps she has sat through dry religious services, and has a mere perception of what He said. Schizophrenia is a psychiatric diagnosis that describes a mental illness characterized by " . . . disorganized speech and thinking in the context of significant social or occupational dysfunction." Jesus is without question the most eloquent Man who ever lived. Those who heard Him said, "Never a man spoke like this Man." The most eloquent of philosophers sits at His feet and marvels and both His words and His life. To those who disagree, I would simply challenge to read the Gospel of John, and see for yourself. Never did any man speak like this Man.

Dale also doesn’t know the Scriptures. The Apostle Paul did meet Jesus, and it was the meeting on the Road to Damascus that turned him around from the road to damnation. Before that encounter, Paul was so anti-Christian he makes the ACLU look like choir boys. He breathed out hated towards, persecuted, tortured and murdered any believer in Jesus Christ into whom he could get his teeth.

You may claim that he merely saw a vision of Jesus. No so. He met the Lord and came to "know Him, and the power of His resurrection."

He met Jesus and from that moment he was never the same. Meeting a celebrity can be a buzz. Meeting a President can be an honor. Meeting a king can be an amazing experience. But he or she who meets Jesus Christ and finds peace with God through His shed blood, finds everlasting life.