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How Major Cults View The Deity of Jesus Christ



Jehovah's Witnesses say that Jesus is actually Michael, the Archangel.  He was the first creation of God.  He came to Earth as a man, died on a stake, and rose from the grave invisibly as a spirit.  Jesus then returned invisibly to Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1914 to head-up the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society.

 

Mormons (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints) teach that Jesus is the spirit brother of Satan.  He was once a human being like you and I, but through good works he evolved spiritually to become a god.  However, Jesus is just one god amongst a pantheon of gods, all of who were once human and evolved to become gods themselves.  Jesus was born to Mary through physical incest when his father god had sexual relations with her.  And Mormons teach that the blood and cross of Christ is foolishness and cannot fully atone for our sins (ever notice how there's no cross on any Mormon church or temple?).   

 

Christian Science and Mary Baker Eddy say that Jesus was only a man and that Christ is a Divine idea.   Furthermore, Jesus never did any supernatural miracles; he simply showed people their mental illusions of sin, evil, illness and disease.  Christian Science says that Jesus did not die and his resurrection was only in a spiritual sense.

 

Sun Myung Moon (the Korean messiah) claims that Jesus was a man who failed his divine mission and he, Rev. Moon, is the second coming of Christ to unite the world under the banner of the Unification Church. 

 

The Bahai say that Jesus is only one of nine great world manifestations; he is not a unique path to salvation and all religions are basically the same.

 

Unitarians believe that Jesus was a good man who was mistakenly deified by his followers.

 

Freemasonry teaches that Jesus was only a moral teacher.  He was no better than Buddha, Confucius, Moses or Mohammed.  They deny that Jesus was the light of the world and claim that Freemasonry is the true light of humanity.

 

Scientology and L. Ron Hubbard claim that Jesus is a false dream.

 

Spiritists say that Jesus is an advanced medium in the 6th sphere of the astrological projection (wherever that is?).

 

Unity teaches that Jesus is a man who perfected a divine idea.

 

Rosicrucians claim that Jesus is a manifestation of cosmic consciousness.

 

Maharishi and Transcendental Meditation says that Jesus was an enlightened guru who never suffered or died for anyone.