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Important warnings those Jesus gave to his followers that, God will punish if you mistreat others and that Father in the heaven punishes on bad deeds and rewards on good work; this message was deliberately not given lest it may frighten the gentry and drive them away from getting converted. The whole process of conversion was managed in a very business like manner and they were successful in garnering the support of people of Jerusalem effectively. This same strategy for popularizing Christianity, Roman Catholic Church adopted as Paul (then Chief priest of Roman Church) was one amongst those firsts to convert at the meetings of Peter in Jerusalem. During Peter's time in Jerusalem, their sect (cult) of Jesus had not taken form of a full-fledged religion but on formation of Roman Catholic Church, it took the shape of a complete religion under the guidance of Paul. Roman Orthodox and Syrian Church followed. Jew orthodoxy was against formation of any cult within their religion and so they were resisting Jesus. Modern method of selecting Pope, after the previous one has completed his tenure or his death, was set by the early disciples of Jesus who selected Mathias to replace Judas who had betrayed Jesus.
Acts 1:24 Then they prayed, “Lord, you know everyone’s heart. Show us which of these two you have chosen.
Acts 1:26 Then they cast lots, and the lot fell to Matthias; so he was added to the eleven apostles.
There are many discrepancies since Jesus was not pierced at his chest it is not possible for him to die on the cross within three days of crucification as claimed by Church, as given by medical science; medical science says that at least 40 days are required for a person to die on cross. Therefore, records about the last events in the life of Jesus, such as, about his being dead on the cross within three days are imaginations of Church of Rome. Moreover, the death is not because of crucification but due to thirst, hunger, and probably due to Sun's stroke and also to some infection due to untreated wounds. However, Bible written by Roman Catholic Church priests claims that he died on the cross immediately and removed his body from the Cross the same day. From evidence collected from the contemporary literature available shows that this perjury was popularized by team of Peter. Then it was buried in ground and a tomb erected within three days. That shows that Roman Catholic Church formed out of Roman religion Temple was not having exact information about the event of Crucification; or it was continued because it was advantageous in promoting their religion. Furthermore, there are modern commemorations of Jesus' crucification where people crucify them every year in Philippine and Mexico and they all survive quite easily. There is much contradiction here that in Bible itself in one place says, those dying on cross, are condemned by God. Given that if a person accepts that Jesus died on cross it means Jesus is condemned by God! However, other sources say that, Jesus is standing next to God at his right hand! We cannot put these two contradictory statements; any one is correct and so the other option that Jesus did not die on cross is more acceptable. Church keeps studied silence on this contradiction.
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