Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Did They Really Say That?!?
Jesus asked, “Whom do men say that I the Son of man am?” Matthew 16:13
“[You must] recognize that Jesus Christ is not God...” Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p.361
“[Jesus was] the first Palestinian fedayeen who carried his sword.” Yasser Arafat, U.N. press conference in 1983.
“Don’t tell me you have Jesus. You ARE everything He was and everything He is and ever shall be....” Benny Hinn, Teaching tape, Our Position in Christ #2, 1990.
“You create the presence of Jesus with your mouth... He is bound by your lips and by your words... Remember that Christ is depending upon you and your spoken word to release His presence.” Paul Yonggi Cho, The Fourth Dimension, Vol.1, 83.
“You cannot go to heaven unless you believe with all your heart that Jesus took your place in hell.” Joyce Meyer, The Most Important Decision You Will Ever Make, 1991, 3
“I cannot say that Jesus was uniquely divine. He was as much God as Krishna or Rama, or Mohammed, or Zoroaster.” Mahatma Gandhi, [internet source which no longer exists]
“In other words, Jesus had an ego. He said, ‘I, if I be lifted up, will draw all men unto me.’ Wow, what an ego trip He was on.” Robert Schuller, Donahue Transcript #08120, 12 Aug 1980, 10
“Jesus was the first socialist, the first to seek a better life for mankind.” Mikhail Gorbachev, Daily Telegraph (London, June 16, 1992)
“The Bible says that He has left us an example that we should follow His steps. That’s the reason why I drive a Rolls Royce. I’m following Jesus’ steps.” Fred Price, Ever Increasing Faith, TBN, Dec.9, 1990
“You don’t have to look anywhere for your Jesus. I represent Him.... Who is Jesus, who is Elijah? Jesus and Elijah are one in the same...I am that Elijah that was to come and now is.” Louis Farrakhan, CBN’s Newswatch Today, March 6, 1996.
“I am the only man that has ever been able to keep a whole church together since the days of Adam.... Neither Paul, John, Peter, nor Jesus ever did it. I boast that no man ever did such a work as I....” Joseph Smith, History of the Church, Vol. 6, 408-9
“We’re more popular than Jesus now.” John Lennon, Evening Standard, March 4, 1966.
“I’m telling you, Jesus wasn’t poor, and He didn’t wear no rags.... Jesus didn’t have no rags on. He wore designer clothes, honey!” Creflo Dollar, Crusade, February 9, 1999.
[This is from a photocopy of a “TBC Extra” page from an old issue of The Berean Call, but there is no date on the photocopy. I thought it was worth posting.]