Why Jews Do Not Accept Jesus
Jesus Christ is revered by Christians as the Son of God and come Dec. 25 (and a little later for some other denominations) believers around the world will celebrate the founder and namesake of the world's largest religion. During his time on Earth, however, Jesus' followed a much older religion and based his beliefs on its teachings.
Jesus was a Jew. While not much is known about Jesus' adolescent years, it is believed that he regularly attended Temple and showed an almost supernatural knowledge of his Jewish faith. In one Bible story, a 12-year-old Jesus is separated from his parents and found three days later discussing Judaism with religious teachers who were stunned by the young boy's extraordinary knowledge.
As he grew up and began to preach, he did not distinguish his faith from Judaism, which dates back to the Bronze Age, however, his claim to be the Son of God disturbed many at the time. Jews believe that they are the chosen people of God and that one day he would send a Messiah to reunite the ancient tribes of Israel, rebuild the Temple of Solomon and usher in a new, wondrous era known as the Messianic Age. Most Jews rejected Jesus' claim that he was the Messiah and especially denied that he was the Son of God. Those thatbelieved him, became Christians.
One of the early, main doctrinal differences between Judaism and Christianity was the emphasis the latter placed on Jesus and the Holy Spirit, two extensions of God. Judaism has a strong religious tradition that stresses God could not share any mortal attributes, so it could not accept Jesus as the Son of God who was both human and divine. Jesus focused less on the Jewish holy book, the Torah, and more on personal understanding of God, according to religious tradition. Because he spoke of the "Kingdom of God," Jesus was sometimes referred to as "King of the Jews," a charge that eventually saw him found guilty of sedition and crucified by Rome.
Most Jews today do not accept that Jesus was the Son of God, beyond that, there is no official Jewish teaching on the man who professed to be the Messiah. There are a small number of Jewish sects, such as Messianic Judaism, that do believe Jesus to be the Messiah and the Son of God, but retain their Jewish identity distinct from Christianity.
Long after his death, Jesus became an important figure in a third Abrahamic religion, Islam. Muslims revere Jesus as one of their holiest prophets and, like Christians, believe he was conceived miraculously by his mother Mary through God's intervention. Islam also states that Jesus was crucified, but rejects the notion that he was killed on the cross. Instead, they believe Jesus was entirely mortal, not divine, and God accepted Jesus into heaven before he was killed, only making it seem as if he was crucified. Muslims believe Jesus will return at the end of the world to fight alongside the Mehdi, a Muslim leader, to defeat Satan and the Anti-Christ.
This world will be so much better off when humanity evolves out of these childish beliefs and fairytales.
Absolutely! Religions have done more harm than good.
Jesus is the light of the world.
yes there is a GOD but u would have to open & free your mind.
I agree religion causes almost all of the world's problems. At least 98%
How do you reconcile Mary's Miraculous Ten Year Pregnancy?
Childish beliefs? You think that we came from nothing? We just happened out of nowhere? Now that is childish. Jesus is God
Forget Jews. How about Republicans? Jesus wanted to heal the sick, feed the poor and teach. How does that meld with get rid of obamacare, eliminated the dept. of education and cut food stamps? I constantly think to myself: "who is this guy Jesus? Everyone says they love him but nobody wants to do what he preaches."
Remember that if you call yourself a Christian, you can't also be a racist. You must check one box, not both. In 1989, Pope John Paul II issued a statement that all forms racism are sinful. Please be careful with your comments since they may cause you to go to hell!
Its a cultural thing. Hitler was nominally a Christian as well. Religions can be cherry picked to support a cultural/political belief system.
Apparently your only goal here, is to turn this story into something political. Guess that makes you a troll.
Jewish leaders crucified Jesus, not "Rome". Pontius Pilot didn't find that Jesus did anything wrong under Roman law. The Jews wanted Jesus crucified for "blasphemy". Pontius Pilot just told the Jews "You want him dead? You do it!!" 、
Don't be foolish. The Jews didn't NOT have the authority under the Romans for capital punishment. That is why the Jews brought Jesus to the Romans to be crucified.
You must have been there 100 years later to view it in real time?
Typical Na zi viewpoint.
Religions are the number one reason there have been so many wars throughout history.
what a load of brainwashed RUBBISH
Yeah. That Hitler...Stalin... compelling evangelists, right? You faux intellectuals; getting all your 'truths' from bumper stickers. Smh.
WWW I and WWW II were not caused by religion.
number one reason is GREED FOLLOWED BY POWER AND WEALTH
I don't understand why so many Christians say we should side with Israel instead of Muslims. Theologically, they are both blasphemers of Christianity because they don't believe Jesus was the son of God. We shouldn't be taking sides one way or the other.
Muslims come from Abraham's loins just like the Jews but the Muslims are not God's chosen people because Abraham did not have faith he could have children with his old wife. Thus Abraham's Muslim son was cast out with his mother once the promised son was born. This son was blessed by God because he was Abraham's son and so God allowed him to create his own kingdom. There is deep hatred between Muslims and Jews for this reason, the Jewish are God's chosen, the Muslims will always hate them.
At least Muslims better than your beloved Jews, they revere Jesus one of the holiest prophets of God and they also believe that Jesus will return and they didn't crucify Jesus....
That's right! As a good Christian, we should hate them equally.
How about because Jews don't torture and behead us as well as each other, idiot.
Another ill-informed atheist. Don't speak on subjects you know nothing about. Instead, educate yourself.
well... there is no tooth fairy... there is no easter bunny ....there is no santa claus and there is no god/jesus/ghost.... to quote the bible thing... time to put away childish things... man up...
Khan, how can you say there is no Santa Claus. I just sent him a letter asking for a new car.
Put away your communist manifesto, rainbow flag & go home
No Kahn, you need to man-up and do your research. Jesus most certainly exists, and He is, the Son of GOD.
God is Love
And he's white too
God? The invisible being that issued those 10 commandments, right?
And he promises fire, brimstone, gnashing of teeth, eternal torture in Hell if we do not abide by them 24/7....but he is Love!？
There is no God: once we face the fact that we have only one life.
The atheist must go to hell！Look at Chinese，they are atheist，what the fuck they like？They starved to death 60million people.
My question is how many hypocrite athiests celebrate Christmas too?
Religion was invented by man to control man. Period.
thomas summersthomas summers
so many non believers commenting on what they don't know.
Jesus Christ ... the greatest fraud ever sold ... total abstraction with no natural existence ... zombie god for zombies!Intelligence people do not accept Jesus and the zombie god religion!
Simon Sez JB（回复1）
Magic, a day will come when you will regret your words.
I love the threats you make on behalf of your childish tantrum throwing God.
Simon Sez JB（回复3）
Magic, only fools reject Jesus.
Jesus never existed. Christianity is a ruse.
Well....we know you're going to hell
That's OK though because there is no hell
Just the facts（回复3）
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