of Jesus Christ
Melchizedek, Joseph, Joshua, Buddha, Horus,
do people say I am?" This was the question that Jesus
asked his disciples. Their reply was that people were saying
he was one of the Old Testament prophets "raised from
the dead." Considering that the Last Judgment and the
Resurrection of the Dead had not occurred, this begs the
question, "What did they mean by "raised from
the dead?" They were not talking about resurrection
because the orthodox Christian doctrine of resurrection
originated with the ancient Persian religion of Zoroastrianism
and this doctrine holds that corpses do not crawl out of
their graves until the Last Judgment and the End of Days.
And considering the fact that
reincarnation was an orthodox
teaching in Jesus' day
(see Flavius Josephus) then the answer becomes crystal clear.
They were talking about reincarnation. Even
the Bible is filled with teachings
of reincarnation including
those taught by Jesus.
early Christian sect known as the
Ebionites taught that the Holy Spirit had come as Adam
and later reincarnated as Jesus. Other Jewish Christian
groups such as the
Nazarites also believed this. The
Clementine Homilies, an early Christian document, also
taught many incarnations of Jesus.
believed that Adam had reincarnated as Seth, then Noah,
Abraham, and even Moses.
Reincarnation has always been
a part of Jewish and Christian history. In fact,
orthodox Judaism still teaches
A large number of early Christians
were believers in reincarnation.
Most bishops of the early church were pagan by birth and
were well educated in the reincarnational ideas. But
ideas concerning reincarnation
were suppressed by the Church in the West,
probably for political reasons, and in the name of "orthodoxy"
the Church destroyed the writings and persecuted the Christian
believers in reincarnation. But despite the historical changes
of New Testament canon, a large amount of references to
reincarnation can still be found there. These believers
and they claimed to possess the secret teachings and mysteries
of resurrection that was handed down directly from the apostles.
According to these mysteries, resurrection was not a physical
event at all, but a spiritual event of spiritual rebirth
and regeneration by the Holy Spirit within a living believer
which liberates them from reincarnation. The Christian Gnostics
also believed that Roman orthodoxy (which was based primarily
on Pauline Christianity rather than the Christianity taught
by Peter and James) held a definition of "resurrection"
which was a vulgarization and a misinterpretation of the
mysteries of Christ which he taught only to the apostles
and not the public at large. These mysteries, which even
Paul mentions in his epistles, concerns a believer's liberation
from death and rebirth through the spiritual resurrection
of a believer from spiritual death to spiritual life by
the Holy Spirit. Bodily resurrection involves corpses coming
out of their graves. Spiritual resurrection involves a spiritually "dead"
person becoming spiritually regenerated, spiritual awakened,
spiritually born again, and liberated from reincarnation.
The basic mystical teachings of
the ancient world religions and the lives of the prophets
who founded them have such striking similarities that they
cannot be easily dismissed or ignored. All the great mystics
of the world religions taught reincarnation including Jesus.
In fact, a strong case can be made that these prophets were
the reincarnations of the same soul and that is what these
pages will attempt to show.
Modern research into both
near-death experiences and reincarnation,
such as that of
Stevenson, support reincarnation as a scientific fact.
people having past life memories
where specific information is remembered have been documented
and verified. And according to the famous near-death experiencer
the Christ soul who incarnated as Jesus also incarnated
and lived many past lives including other Biblical personalities.
Cayce identified the important incarnations of the Christ
soul to include the following:
|Jesus Reincarnation Index
"When you see
a likeness of yourself, you are happy. But
when you see your images that came into
being before you, and that neither die nor
become visible, how much you will be able
to tolerate!" - Jesus Christ,
Gospel of Thomas
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