|How could God let this happen on Ash Wednesday/St. Valentine's Day of Love! (AP)|
- For Lent many Christians commit to fasting, as well as giving up certain luxuries to emulate the sacrifice of Jesus' 40-day journey into the desert. Many Christians also add a Lenten spiritual discipline, such as meditation or reading a daily devotional or praying through a Lenten calendar, to draw themselves nearer to God. The Stations of the Cross, a devotional commemoration of Jesus carrying his cross as punishment by Romans, are often observed. Many Roman Catholics and some Protestants solemnly observe this event. Throughout Christendom, some adherents mark the season with the traditional abstention from the consumption of meat (or only on Fridays or only on Good Friday), most notably among Roman Catholics (or whatever the Pope says). More
- Decoding the Lost Science of Prayer and Prophecy
|Keep the ancient traditions and observances|
BOOK: Jesus of the Apocalypse
It presented a completely new historical interpretation of the life of Jesus [of Nazareth called the "Anointed One" or] Christ.
Now in a new work of remarkable research and scholarship, Thiering sets out to unravel the mysteries that have long surrounded the elusive complexities of the biblical Book of Revelation.
|Who died and made you God?|
In Jesus of the Apocalypse, Thiering presents a new and significant view of the development of Christianity from the time of the crucifixion until the second century AD.
|Aryan JC Superstar|
Although crucified, Jesus did NOT die on the cross. He, and subsequently his sons, played an important role in the evolution of the new underground religion which was developing out of Judaism.
|Great read: Zealot (R. Aslan)|
In so doing, Thiering provides an absorbing and enlightening background to a period that has so often been seen more through the implications of scripture than the facts of history. More