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Originally posted by Vojvoda
This thread is disgusting and perfect example of twisted logic.
Anybody who studied Illuminati knows that one of primary targets of Illuminati is destruction of (organized) religion and creation of one world 'religion'.
Originally posted by Illahee
I heard somewhere the three nails was to play to the gypsy culture, in that they tell a story of the nailmaker stealing one of the nails so three were used. The fact he stole the nail gave all gypsies the right to steal as a people.
Originally posted by BlackViolet
As a Christian i do agree with the other posters here that the cross is a symbol
of the sacrifice that was made by Jesus,
The meaning and consequences of that sacrifice lives within us,the symbol holds no power in itself,
If Jesus was shot would i wear a bullet round my neck?
And yet other Churches just have the Cross, but no body hanging off of it.
Originally posted by Stormdancer777
Fish (Ichthus) as an Early Christian Symbol
Note the anchor, could the cross have morphed from the original anchor symbol?
I will make you fishers of men
Anchor, IV sec. d.c., Catacomb of Priscilla, via Salaria Nova, Roma
The Christian Catacombs of Ancient Rome: An Introduction
A "head stone", found near the entrance to the first century catacomb, is inscribed with the sign of the cross.
Originally posted by refinement
The cross is a very simply a symbol of Jesus' sacrifice.
Originally posted by DocMoreau
What if this were Heaven? But organized religion has tricked us into thinking that we can screw this chance up....
Originally posted by skyshow
My my my, we have been sold a bill of goods!!! Idols, threats, promises...all just a bunch of smoke and mirrors with one purpose, and that's political and economic enslavement of the planet's inhabitants in order to benefit the few.
[edit on 29-1-2008 by skyshow]
... no. First off I'm not a Christian. But more importantly that is absurd.
Originally posted by Quazga
Oh I get it, so F all the other thousands which were crucified.. just focus on this one teacher who was crucified.
NO! The cross, in terms of Christianity, is a symbol of what happens when you claim to be the son of god. So that no body else tries it.
WAKE UP PEOPLE!!!! IF YOU FOLLOW A CHURCH, THEN YOU ARE A SLAVE!!!
[edit on 29-1-2008 by Quazga]
Originally posted by skyshow
We know that Constantine wanted a unification, and that the universal (Catholic) Christian church conspired for a unification of around a dozen belief systems all rolled up into one...
Originally posted by runetang
The Cross is an Idol.
Specifically, The Human Jesus dead or dying on the Cross.
That is called Idolatry, and Jesus would never wish to be Idolized, because he is not the Father.