Notes on Christ

 

What is Jesus like?

  • Jesus has miraculous powers. His spirit is full of light, is filled with desirable qualities in very high proportions.
  • Jesus’s life is filled with miracles.
  • Jesus is intellectually superior.
    • “When he was twelve years old” “Everyone who heard him was amazed at his understanding and his answers.”
    • Wise Teachings.
  • Jesus has human emotions.
    • Without human emotions Jesus would never understand others.
    • Christian hope. Jesus weds.
  • Jesus is conversant in technology, science (during second coming).
    • How else does he rule? A great leader.
    • Jesus is intellectually superior.
    • Bible verse: “Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.”
  • Christ lives in the moment.
  • Christ is in people, people are in Christ. He holds the world and your soul in his hands and looks on you with an everlasting love.

“You are in me, and I am in you.”

  • Jesus is filled with faith. Very very confident in modern setting.
  • Jesus is witty, a master of debate, public speaking, storytelling. When people hear him speak they are amazed at the way he talks, because he speaks with authority.

Jesus is extremely kind and honest.

‘Jesus is extremely intelligent and wise, socially adept.

When you have a problem, you go to Jesus and he fixes it.
When you are sick, you go to Jesus and he heals you.
When you have a need, you go to Jesus and he provides.
When you are sad, you go to Jesus and he comforts you.’

 

What roles does Jesus take on during his second coming?

  • King; Ruler; Counselor (Ruler of human kingdom; King of Angels)
  • Judge; Lawmaker
  • Religious leader
  • Love
  • Land owner; Business owner; Investor; Employer
  • Teacher; Master

“You have one Teacher.”

“You have one Instructor, the Messiah.”

  • Scientific discovery and Engineering inventions, Artistic creativity

“Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.”

 

Jesus does among other things:

  • Healing; Improvement of medicine and of healthcare
  • Feeding. Serving Water
  • Organizer of movements for social causes

 

Important events taking place during Jesus’s second coming:

                  “See, I will create
                       new heavens and a new earth.”

“As the new heavens and the new earth that I make will endure before me,” declares the Lord, “so will your name and descendants endure.”

 

On War

Q: Can a nation make war? What is religion’s view on making war?

Ans: If the war involves killing and harming, then a nation can make war if God / Christ is on their side. Killing is sin. Only God / Christ can forgive sins.

“When Jesus saw their faith, he said to the man, ‘Take heart, son; your sins are forgiven.'”

“The Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins.”

 

First coming and second coming:

Everything Jesus taught during his first coming is approved during second coming.

Those who followed his teachings taught during first coming are rewarded during second coming. If Jesus forgave a person, judgement is upheld during second coming.
Those who lived ascetic lives in his name are rewarded during second coming.