Son of God
The photos above, IMO, are the 'actual' face of God!! Taken from the Shroud of Turin!! Wasn't it JUST like God, to leave
us the first image in history, of His Son, JESUS.. for all of us to see!! 😋 Cool STUFF!!
I AM the ALPHA & THE OMEGA.. The BEGINNING & THE END!
YHWH JIRAH, YHWH RAPHA, YHWH NISSI, YHWH SHALOM, YHWH ROHI, YHWH TSIDKENU, YHWH YESHUA!! THE ALPHA - THE OMEGA... THE BEGINNING & THE END!! GOD HIMSELF ~ REVEALED!! The SON!
Where do I start?? When I first had the idea of starting this site... Jesus was THE ONE, I was most excited to do a bio on.. But also made me the most (sorry to admit) nervous! So I prayed about it and here goes.. The bio as BEST I can tell it.. On my LORD, my Savoir, my ALL!!
His coming was foretold by many prophets through the years.. His coming, howev, was most famously announced by the angel of The Lord, named Gabriel, appearing to Mary.... here.
In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s (Mary's cousin's) pregnancy (with John the Baptist), God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant from the royal line of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. Again, the angel appeared to her here (here's a gander of it in the early 1900's), and...
8 And in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth, 9 To a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin's name was Mary.
: And the angel came in unto her, and said,
Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women.
; And when she saw him, she was troubled at his saying,
and cast in her mind what manner of salutation this should be.
< And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God.
= And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name JESUS. a He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David:
b And he shall reign over the house of Jacob forever; and of His kingdom there shall be no end.
c Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man?
d And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing
which shall be born of thee; shall be called the Son of God.
e And, behold, thy cousin Elisabeth, she hath also conceived a son in her old age: and this is the sixth month with her, who was called barren. f For with God nothing shall be impossible.
g And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word. And the angel departed from her. (~Luke 1:26-38)
And so - it was...
& thus - we celebrate it EVERY December 25th, Christmas! My FAVORITE holiday of ALL!!
In circa 4 B.C., Mary gave birth to a son, and named him Jesus.. In Bethlehem in Judea.. In the Bible there was NO room for Him in the inn... Well - NOW the Inn is LONG gone and a church, now, covers the place in which Jesus was born... Inside (now this church) here.. & the star marks the spot in which he was born. (Here's a wide shot.)
Raised among the streets of Galilee... Hard to imagine, God, playing amongst these streets.. coming into His own here, in this community... On THE EARTH that HE created.. IMAGINE the feeling of that!!
Even as a kid.. Rabbi's marveled at Jesus' knowledge concerning the things of God.
According to Luke 2:41-52.. Every year Jesus’ parents went to Jerusalem for the Festival of the Passover. When Jesus was twelve years old, they went up to the festival, according to the custom. After the festival was over, while his parents were returning home, the boy, Jesus, stayed behind in Jerusalem, but His parents, Mary & Joseph, were unaware of it. Thinking he was in their company, they traveled on for a day. Then they began looking for him among their relatives and friends. When they did not find him, they went back to Jerusalem to look for him. After three days they found him in the temple courts, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions. Everyone who heard him, were amazed at His understanding - and His answers. When his parents saw him, they were astonished. His mother said to him,
q..“Son, why have you treated us like this? Your father and I have been anxiously searching for you.”
r“Why were you searching for me?” He asked...
“Didn’t you know I had to be in my Father’s house?
I LOVE Jesus!! To Him - it was the most natural thing in the world to be in His Father's house.. Just like you or I being in our father's house!!
s But they did not understand what he was saying to them, as most 'rents wouldn't, FoSho! t Then, He went down to Nazareth with them and was obedient to them. But, His mother
treasured all these things in her heart.
u Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with His (& my F)
Father God, and man. ~Luke 2:48-52
The temple that boy Jesus stayed behind at has long since been destroyed - albeit - the site of it is a very familiar one.. & is here.. aka.. Dome of The Rock... Yup! Here's a wide drone shot!
Although Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judah; he spent his boyhood years in Nazareth, a city located much further north in the lower Galilee...
Just before starting His ministry... Jesus was led into this desert for 40 days & tempted by the devil. Here's the 'purported' mountain that satan took Jesus upon.. (Now occupied by Monks, FoSho!👍)
Matthew 4:13... 'And leaving Nazareth- He went and lived in Capernaum. There... He called the first disciples.'
....The Pools of Bethesda, where Jesus healed the paralytic man who had been an invalid for 38 years. Another angle??
Station one - Jesus is condemned to death.
Station two - Jesus is flogged and adorned with crown of thorns. He picks up His cross.
Station three - Jesus falls the first time.
Station four - Jesus meets his mother.
Station five - Jesus, with cross, sways into wall (at the handprint) / Simon of Cyrene helps Jesus carry the cross
Station six - Veronica wipes the face of Jesus.
Station seven - Jesus falls the second time. Then is led to Golgotha (hill of the skull) where He was crucified.
Station eight - Close to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, marked with the Roman numeral VIII, this station is also marked by a stone embedded in the wall with the engraving IC-XC NI-KA , which means “Jesus Christ conquers.” The Greek Orthodox Church dedicated the station to Saint Charalampos and built a monastery behind the wall. This is where Jesus spoke to the women of Jerusalem and told them not to weep for him, but for themselves and their children.
Station nine - A cross painted on a stone pillar next to stairs and an archway is where Jesus fell for the third time. Adjacent to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the route here winds around the building of the Coptic Patriarchate. Nearby is the Ethiopian Church of St. Michael and a Coptic church with paintings depicting Biblical scenes.
Station ten - At the entrance of the Holy Sepulchre is the Chapel of the Franks, where Jesus was stripped of his clothes.
Station eleven - The interior of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre where Jesus was nailed to the cross.
Station twelve - A Greek Orthodox crucifixion altar inside the church marks where Jesus was crucified and died on the cross. A silver disk with a central hole under the altar marks where the cross stood, and pilgrims can reach in & touch the actual rock.. & see the crack in the rock from the earthquake that happened just after Jesus died!! ((Underneath - is the tomb of Adam, where Jesus blood supposedly ran down and over his bones ~ symbolically being that sins were NOW atoned for! ONCE & FOR ALL! HALLELUJAH!))
Station fourteen - The tomb of Jesus and the final station of the Via Dolorosa is in the rotunda inside a small inner chamber past the Chapel of the Angel. A marble lid covers the tomb. (see video below..)
And a few yards to its west of all this, is the Garden Tomb... Which is where some believe Jesus was laid to rest.
UPDATE! UPDATE!! UPDATE!!!
JUST WHERE WAAS THE BURIAL SPOT WHERE JESUS ROSE??
MMmkay.. This 'NEW' discovery has thrown me for a gigantic loop!! As I was going about my day, doing the regular thang that I do... Then?? BAM!!! CNN, NBC News, ABC News, CBS News.. ALL come on with 'BREAKING NEWS' -
Jesus' Tomb FOUND!
I thought.. What do they mean by FOUND?
The Garden Tomb doesn't need be found cause it ain't lost!! ...Is it??
Apparently so, according to credible sources.. & by credible - I am NOT speaking of the TV media.. Credible by 'accredited' Israeli archeologists & historians.. Some whom I know to be (pardon the expression).. Dead on BALLS accurate, & people who value truth as much as I do.. I have also prayed about it and have to NOW say - I believe the TRUE burial & resurrection site to be exactly where found ...at Church of the Holy Sepulchre.. & here is why... (& before I say more - I would like to point out - I wish it weren't the case)..
THE GARDEN TOMB THEORY: (Wiki has been used for comparison detail)
Thru my own investigating - I have found The Garden Tomb, which was unearthed in 1867, has its tomb just a few yards away from Golgotha, corresponding with the account of John the Evangelist: Where he says.. "Now in the place where he was crucified there was a garden; and in the garden a new sepulchre, wherein was never man yet laid." KJV (John 19:41). In the latter half of the 19th century a number of tombs had also been found near Gordon's Golgotha, and Gordon concluded that one of them must have been the tomb of Jesus. John also specifies that Jesus' tomb was located in a garden.. Consequently, an ancient wine press and cistern have been cited as evidence that the area had once been a garden, and the somewhat isolated tomb adjacent to the cistern has become identified as the Garden Tomb of Jesus. This particular tomb also has a stone groove running along the ground outside it, which Israeli archaeologist Gabriel Barkay argued to be a slot that once housed a stone, corresponding to the biblical account of a stone being rolled over the tomb entrance to close it. However.. The tomb has been dated by prominent Israeli archaeologist Gabriel Barkay to the 8th-7th centuries BC, making it unlikely that it could actually be the tomb of Jesus. There is no reason, however, for an older tomb not having been reused later on, as it was not an uncommon practice. The Garden Tomb is adjacent to a rocky escarpment which since the mid-nineteenth century has been proposed by some scholars to be Golgotha. In contradistinction to this modern identification, the traditional site where the death and resurrection of Christ are believed to have occurred has been the Church of the Holy Sepulchre at least since the fourth century..
CHURCH OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE THEORY: (and again..Wiki has been used for comparison detail)
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, (which is upON Golgotha & 'confirmed' to be THE place where Jesus was hung on the cross), Within the church proper are the last four (or, by some definitions, five) Stations of the Via Dolorosa, representing the final episodes of Jesus' Passion. The church has been a major Christian pilgrimage destination since its creation in the fourth century, as the traditional site of the Resurrection of Christ.. The Church is the confirmed burial & resurrection site by the Catholic Church (ain't it quaint that the Catholic Church OWNS it. According to Eusebius of Caesarea, the Roman emperor Hadrian in the 2nd century AD built a temple dedicated to the goddess Venus in order to bury the cave in which Jesus had been buried. The first Christian emperor, Constantine the Great, ordered in about 325/326 A.D. - that the temple be replaced by a church. During the building of the Church, Constantine's mother, Helena, is believed to have rediscovered the tomb (although there are some MAJOR discrepancies among the authors). Church of the Holy Sepulchre, is also the confirmed site of Jesus' burial & resurrection by most ALL major media outlets.. Which means? ABSOLUTELY nothin' since the media usually swings whichever way the wind blows.. Usually OUT THEIR ARSE, and is stinky too - I'm just saying.. So in conclusion?? This video detailing my, conclusion!
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