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Distinct from the Jewish view, Christians believe the "anointed" one referred to in various biblical verses such as Psalm 2:2 and Daniel 9:25-26 is the promised Messiah. According to the Jewish Bible, whenever someone was anointed with the specific holy anointing oil formula and ceremony described in Exodus 30:22-25, the Spirit of God came upon this person, to qualify him or her for a God-given task. Understanding that Jesus was never anointed in this way, Christians take a spiritual reading of anointed, and believe that Jesus was "anointed" with the Holy Spirit directly. According to the New Testament, Jesus of Nazareth is this Anointed One, the Messiah (John 1:41; Acts 9:22; 17:2-3; 18:5, 18:28), and the Gospels state that he was physically "anointed" (although not in the fashion described in Exodus) by an anonymous figure who is interpreted by some as Mary Magdalene. The word Christ which is now used as though it were a surname is actually a title derived from the Greek Christos roughly meaning 'anointed' (creamy or greased would be more cognate as translations).
Originally posted by The angel of light
The Peace of God to all that belong to the light,
"Anointed" is a word that alone doesn't mean anything for the people of our epoch, it is clear that I gave my explanation according with the closer meaning of the modern vocabulary that everybody can understand in our time.
Originally posted by The angel of light
Christ is the "annointed" in the same way the his ancestor the prophet and king David was when God chose him to lead Israel, it is a simbol of the divine preference to that person to be his messenger, to be the one that disclose his mysteries, rule under his ordernances and teaching to the humankind.
The oil itself does not mean anything if it is not explained with its so important ritual meaning for the ancient Isreal people, to support such idea is like to say that if we are cooking fried potatoes in our kitchen we indeed are also some type of Christ !!!
Originally posted by The angel of lightthe one that is more popular in his own ethnicity in Venezuela, he is also the so called Christ.
Inane and absurd...
If Hugo walks the path of righteousness being a fair and just leader and you get all upset because he is trying to spread the wealth of his country to the poor and meek...
"I want to express to you President Hugo Chávez that in a forum where there are democratic governments, that represent their citizens, it is possible to stay in the antipodes of an ideologic position but without insulting ... any way I demand respect since one of the essential principles of dialog is to have respect. You can disagree strongly of everything but while keeping respect for other persons, since the form shapes the being of things, that is the principle to be laterly also respected by others"
Spanish Government Pres. Rodriguez-Zapatero words against the several interruptions & attacks of Chavez to his speech at Santiago Iberonamerican Conference
“The one that must show respect here is you, Why don’t you shut up?” H.M. Juan Carlos I of Spain, to Chavez interruptions to the Pres. Rodriguez-Zapatero in Iberoamerican Conference of Santiago
The Truth Pres. Chavez, is that when there aren't reasons and insults must be used as you do, the international relationships are damaged but also you're insulting the own dignity of the Venezuelan People that supposely you represent.
Columbian Pres. Uribe to Chavez
The consciousness that YOU .. Personally.. are trying to spread to others is one of Death and Destruction...
In the year 1999, and seven months, from the sky will come the great King of Terror. He will bring back to life the great king of the Mongols. Before and after War reigns happily. Michel of Nostradamus
Taken from Wikipedia article:
Responding to the stalling of his legislation in the National Assembly, Chávez scheduled two national elections for July 1999, including a referendum for and elections to fill a new constitutional assembly.
The Constitutional Assembly was created when the referendum passed with a 72% "yes" vote, while the pro-Chávez Polo Patriotico ("Patriotic Pole") won 95% (120 out of the total 131) of its seats.
In August 1999, the Constitutional Assembly's "Judicial Emergency Committee" declared a "legislative emergency" whereby a seven-member committee conducted the National Assembly's functions; meanwhile, the National Assembly was prohibited from holding meetings.
The Constitutional Assembly drafted the 1999 Venezuelan Constitution, which included an increase in the presidential term from five to six years, a new presidential two-term limit, a new provision for presidential recall elections, renaming of the country to República Bolivariana de Venezuela,