"I am the way [N.B.], the truth and the life. No one comes to the
Father but by me."
All were good points, but I would state that going unto the Father through
Christ is a question of salvation and refers to his acts and understanding
of the OT. Did Christ have his own bible then? You still didn't answer
whether the Jews are capable of understanding creation without the NT.
Christ used the OT but I guess it's only good for him. People make Christ
out to be a God. He is the son and his worldly acts are to be followed.
People, just as I, do not fully understand the OT and Christ came to show us
the Way. If we follow the some actions and learn from his understandings of
the OT then we will have better lives, both physically and spiritualy. Does
this mean that the OT had nothing to offer? Jesus didn't think so. If you
can quote one passage in the OT that says that Christ, not an apostle, did
not follow the OT then I'll believe you. Perhaps in the beginning man
followed the way of God, as Abraham did. Over time, and on a couple of
occasions, the Jews strayed from the OT. Christ came to reenlighten us and
to show God's grace, which was forgotten about. But unless one can say for
certain that the Jews and even Muslims are doomed because they only believe
in salvation at a latter date to come, then the OT is all that's required.
The NT is not Christ's writing to begin with. The authors were only
witnesses to his acts. Even they understood that it was Christ's acts that
made him what he is today. Do as Christ did. Believe as Christ did. If you
do, then you'll be following the OT, as Christ did.
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