Galilee, Year 27: baptized by an itinerant preacher, John the Baptist. That's when the story really begins. We know virtually nothing of his life till then.
Galilee is ruled by shabby client kings of the Roman empire - first Herod, then his son Herod Antipas. Jesus only enters imperial jurisdiction later, when he moves to Judaea, a Roman province since Year 6.
Galilee is all about agricultural and fishing land, surrounded by way more sophisticated Greeks and Phoenicians. Jesus grows up in a context of simple peasant life; increasing taxes; population explosion; and then non-stop fragmentation of peasant land, causing the proverbial pressures on traditional family life.
Social oppression inevitably had to engender resistance - in the form of budding peasant unrest. Talk about quite fertile ground for the proliferation of charismatic spiritual leaders.
Yet who was Jesus The Man, really? A Jewish holy man? A prophet? A magician? A miracle man? A peasant leader? A revolutionary? Prefiguring Walt Withman, he did "contain multitudes". He was indeed all things to all men.
What we seem to know for sure is that he had charisma in spades - and exuded natural authority.
The Synoptic Gospels point to problems with Mom and his brothers. Yet he never abandoned his followers - those twelve specials, all from very humble backgrounds, except Matthew (a tax collector).
He lived on the (dusty) road - full time, and that was not exactly comfortable. He was at ease with everyone - prostitutes included.
As a preacher, he was a master of P.R. He talked in parables - easily grasped by small agricultural communities. That's where he felt really at home.
So Jesus was a rural, not urban, phenomenon. He specially appealed to those who were ill - mentally and physically. He built up a solid reputation as a healer: all those miracle cures - especially exorcisms. And the whole lot interpreted as a sign of holiness.
Jesus was a Palestinian Jew. His followers were overwhelmingly Jews - those peasants destabilized by heavy taxation of their lands and ingloriously clashing with the corruption of Herod's political machine.
[Ron: This is a superficial analysis. Jesus the Christ was NOT a Hebrew, an Israelite, a Pharisee or a Judahite. Moreover, he was not a Jew because the Khazarian neo-Pharisees only started calling themselves Jews around 1775. Christ Jesus' mother was of Sumarian stock and his father's seed was provided by The Gabriel of Nebadon.
The Hebrew culture and religion had been taken over from the Sumarians and made the Hebrew culture and religion. In other words, the Hebrews had appropriated the culture and religion of the Sumarians and proclaimed these newly-found Sumarian accomplishments as their own. In his book, CHRIST WAS NOT A JEW, the author [Jacob Elon Connor] states that the Galileans were descended from the Sumarians and were different from the Judeans to the south. The people of Galilee were not Hebrew but in the course of time had adapted the Hebrew religion. We might even speculate that they had retained some remnants of the long-forgotten religion of Sumaria, the real origin of the Hebrew religion. The Hebrew religion became known as Judaism, and later, actually only in the 18th century were the Judeans called "Jews". However, since that time translators of the Bible have used the word "Jew" back to the beginning of the Bible using it in place of Judean.
The early leaders of the Hebrew tribe close to the time of their embracing the Sumarian religion knew what they were about. They wrote their history and Biblical stories to conform to their new-found religion, effectively blotting out the history of Sumaria to whom had been given the knowledge of the true God thousands of years before, that Sumaria had ever existed was wholly forgotten.
It can be concluded that the "Jews" knew in Christ's own time that he was not a "Jew" and have known since then, but it has been a great advantage to the Jewish cause for them to further this belief since it implies a prominent superiority of the Jew over the Christian subconsciously in the minds of Christians, while the Jew himself has continued as a group to despise Christianity.
The Hebrew people were a tribe whose history is known only back a few centuries BC. They were not capable of the high civilization attained by the Sumarians. The religion of Sumaria was akin to Christianity in many aspects.END QUOTE
[See: Phoenix Journal #50, 'GOD, TOO, HAS A PLAN 2000! DIVINE PLAN, VOL. I', chapter 6, pages 82 - 83. http://fourwinds10.com/journals/pdf/J050.pdf ].
See also: 'CHRIST WAS NOT A JEW - EXCERPTS FROM PONTIUS PILOT'S REPORT in ESU IMMANUEL, THE CHRIST, WAS NOT A JEW - http://abundanthope.net/pages/Phoenix_Journals_61/ESU_IMMANUEL_THE_CHRIST_WAS_NOT_A_JEW_4237.shtml
Jesus focused on the imminence of God's kingdom. But what did he really mean? The Gospels don't make it easier. Much of his preaching is inclusive. Yet sometimes he would refer to a "Last Judgment" in which the wicked will be punished and the good will be rewarded.
[Ron: The Gospels 'don't make it easier' to understand what Christ Jesus taught because his divine revelations were distorted and corrupted by the Pharisees who not only forced Pilate to crucify Jesus but they also established the Christian religion hoping thereby to corrupt it and eradicate Jesus' "Good News". Jesus didn't incarnate to establish a religion and didn't. He came to reveal truths lost over millennia and corrupted by Pharisees and others. See eg: Judaism and Christianity - Two Thousand Years of Lies - 60 Years of State Terrorism - http://abundanthope.net/pages/Political_Information_43/Judaism-and-Christianity---Two-Thousand-Years-of-Lies---60-Years-of-State-Terrorism.shtm
The "Last Judment" crap was just another LIE inserted by Pharisees into their false Christian religion.].
Essentially, he was a millenarian prophet. But as much as he was striving for moral renewal, he was delivering a social message - where the "kingdom" to come represented the Triumph of the Outcast. What that really mean, in practice, was possibly a renewal of family and village community life.
Whatever he was really up to, the Powers That Be feared Jesus. After all he was way too popular. And even if he did not advise armed resistance, Power could not but be very worried by a charismatic leader with miraculous attributes dazzling the crowds.
[Ron: This analysis is somewhat misleading. The Pharisees sought to eliminate Jesus and his divine teaching but Pilate apparently didn't. Hatonn tells us:
From official documents of Historical Records made in the Days of Jesus Christ (the Arckko Volume in the Congressional Library in Washington D.C.). This eye witness, Pontius Pilote, testified "Jesus" did not LOOK, THINK OR ACT like a Jew. You also have to know if you go and get hands on this document that you will find the label "Jesus" to be "explained" as translated "later". Also were errors made in reference to the "Jews" as translated from "Judeans". I simply want you to note this material IS IN THE CONGRESSIONAL LIBRARY IN WASHINGTON D.C.! WHAT ELSE HAS BEEN KEPT FROM YOUR EYES AND EARS?
To Tiberius Caesar, Emperor of Rome
Nobel Sovereign, Greeting:
"..... Among the various rumors that came to my ears there was one in particular that attracted my attention. A young man It was said had appeared in Galilee preaching with a noble unction a new law in the name of the God that had sent him. At first I was apprehensive that his design was to stir up the people against the Romans, but my fears were soon dispelled. Esu (translated 'Jesus') of Nazareth spoke rather as friend of the Romans than of the Judeans (erroneously translated 'Jews'). One day in passing by the place I observed in the midst of the group a young man who was leaning against a tree calmly addressing the multitude. I was told it was "Esu Immanuel". This I could easily have suspected so great was the difference between him and those listening to him. His golden-colored hair and beard gave to his appearance a celestial aspect. He appeared to be about thirty years of age. Never have I seen a sweeter or more serene countenance. What a contrast between him and his hearers with their black beards and tawny complexions.
"..... Never have I read in the works of the philosophers anything that can compare to the maxims of Esu. One of the rebellious Judeans so numerous in Jerusalem, having asked Esu if it was lawful to give tribute to Caesar, he replied, 'Render unto Caesar the things that belong to Caesar and unto God the things that are God's.
"I wrote to Esu requesting an interview with him at the Praetorium. He came. You know that in my veins flows the Spanish mixed with Roman blood as incapable of fear as it is of weak emotion. When the Nazarene made his appearance I was walking in my basilica and my feet seemed fastened with an iron hand to the marble pavement and I trembled in every limb as does a guilty culprit, though the Nazarene was as calm as innocence itself. When he came up to me he stopped and by a signal sign he seemed to say to me, 'I am here', though he spoke NOT a word. For some time I contemplated with admiration and awe this extraordinary type of man--a type of man unknown to our numerous painters who have given form and figure to all the Gods and heroes. There was nothing about him that was repelling in its character yet I felt too awed and tremulous to approach him.
" 'Esu', said I unto him at last and my tongue faltered, 'Esu of Nazareth, for the last three years I have granted you ample freedom of speech nor do I regret it. Your words are those of a sage. I know not whether you have read Socrates or Plato, but this I know, there is in your discourses a majestic simplicity that elevates you far above these philosophers.
"..... 'Your blood shall not be spilt', said I with deep emotion. 'You are now precious in my estimation on account of your wisdom, that all the turbulent and proud Pharisees who abuse the freedom granted them by the Romans. They conspire against Caesar and convert his bounty into fear, impressing the unlearned that Caesar is a tyrant and seeks their ruin. Insolent wretches. They are not aware that the wolf of the Tiber sometimes clothes himself with the skin of the sheep to accomplish his wicked designs. I will protect you against them. My praetorium shall be an asylum sacred both day and night!' Esu carelessly shook his head.......... "
"I am your most obedient servant,
Jesus may have sensed he was a target. And that's what may have provoked the move to Judaea - possibly in Year 30. And then to Jerusalem.
Jerusalem may have been the Holy Grail. The apex of his mission - as he finally sensed he was ready to confront the powers behind the Temple.
He made a Jerusalem entrance that was nothing short of epic, riding a donkey - as if fulfilling a prophecy (Zechariah) that "a king" would enter Jerusalem on a donkey. In Matthew, the crowds actually call him "Son of David".
Jerusalem was buzzing with people getting together for Passover. And last but not least, Roman governor Pontius Pilate and his troops were also in town, freshly arrived from Caesarea - the Roman HQ in the province - and obsessed with maintaining order.
Enter Caiaphas, the high priest: a canny, vastly experienced political operator, who managed for years to get the support of the Jews [Ron: Judeans] while placating his Roman overlords.
Now imagine the scene - worthy of a Scorsese epic: an outsider, itinerant preacher from Galilee, arriving in the mean streets with his posse, all speaking in weird accents, with the crowds shouting he may be the Messiah.
And then, the ultimate set piece: he enters the Temple, by himself, and overthrows the tables of the moneylenders. What did he really want?
That's Political Jesus 1 and 2.
1. To graphically stress the end of the old order - Temple included - and the coming of the "new kingdom".
2. To express - politically - the growing popular revolt against the ruling elite.
And by a simple twist of fate, that's when he sealed his destiny.
Blowback was instantaneous. The Jewish [Ron" Pharisaic ie Talmudic] priests had to be placated. They feared Roman retaliation. And then Caiaphas saw his opening, telling them - according to the Gospel by John - "it is better for one man to die for the people".
And that's how Jesus the Outsider was used as only a pawn in their game to maintain order in Jerusalem.
[Ron: I disagree. The Pharisees sought to crucify Jesus in order to eliminat his divine message, namely his 'Good News' that incarnation is real and that human beings incarnate here to become 'only begotten' (ie unique) sons and daughters of God having an eternal heritage. The Pharisees eliminated from the Bible and their fabricated Christian religion the truth that incarnation is a fundamental mechanism in God's plan for the evolvement of human beings. By eliminating the truth that EVERY ensouled human being (HUman, ie Higher Universal man) is indwelt by a spark of God consciousness which makes him or her an only begotten, son of God, the Pharisees infantalised believers and inculcated the false belief that Jesus was the ONLY son of God and that he had come to sacrifice himself to exculpate the sins of all humans. He didn't and he couldn't. Each HUman is sovereign, having free will and a unique personality and hence responsible for his/her own thoughts, actions and inactions. HUmans incarnate to experience physicality FOR the Creator and in so doing they gradually learn to correct their mistakes (sins) and eventually become more Godlike. They then graduate through Creation and meet with the Creator. Thereafter they return to the Creation to assist with its management and administration.].
He was now free to enter History as a larger than life Martyr, Savior, and Myth.
[Ron: I disagree. Christ Jesus was a dual incarnation. His physical body was overshadowed by the spirits of Christ Michael Aton (CM), the God of this universe and planet, and Esu Immanuel Kumara who was a created son of CM. Jesus didn't incarnate to become a 'Martyr, Savior, and Myth' and didn't. Such attributes have been erroneously foisted upon him by Pharisees and others. Jesus came to free us from ignorance and tell us the Good News that death 'has no sting' because we are immortal spirits having physical experiences to explore the materium for the Creator and thereby to gradually becme Godlike. By concealing the truth from us the Pharisees and neo-Pharisees have infantalised us and corrupted our experiences with the fear of death.
Christ Jesus was not a myth. CM and Esu Immanuel Sananda Kumara returned to this planet in 1954 and CM is presiding over his Millennial Reign which was proclaimed on 5 February 2019. Thier presence will become apparent after President Trump is confirmed in the US presidency and this planet expereinces a Magnetic Reversal, STANDSTILL and stasis. So be it.].
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