Originally Posted by Rose
The one huge flaw I see in your statement of Jesus being "the greatest example of a human and the greatest moral authority" is the fact that nowhere in all his teachings does he ever condemn all the moral atrocities contained in the Old Testament that were ordered by his father, Yahweh. How could greatness, or morality be attributed to anyone who condones by silence the murder of babies and the rape of women? Keeping that in mind the Dali Lama is a far greater example of a human life than Jesus.
All the best,
Mark 10 v 18 "Why do you call me good?" Jesus answered. "No one is good—except God alone.
Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered;
9And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him;
Hmm. Jesus having to learn to obey would mean that he disobeyed at some point in time. Tsk tsk.
I hear David saying -----Out of context.
I hear that a lot.