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    No one saves us but ourselves, no one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path but Buddhas clearly show the way.
    You know, I think I would rather be a man than a god . We don't need anyone to believe in us. We just keep going anyhow. It's what we do.

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    Sounds a little bit like John 14:6
    Of course Gautama Siddhartha came 500 years before Jesus....

    Did Jesus study Buddhism?


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    Quote Originally Posted by kr1963 View Post
    Sounds a little bit like John 14:6
    Of course Gautama Siddhartha came 500 years before Jesus....

    Did Jesus study Buddhism?

    John 14:6 is the exact opposite of this quote.

    Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
    BRUTUS BUCKEYE WILL TAKE YOU DOWN...

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    Quote Originally Posted by WhippetGrappler View Post
    John 14:6 is the exact opposite of this quote.

    Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
    What I thought too. A cornerstone of traditional Christian faith is that people are sinful when left to their own devices, but can do great things with God.

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    [QUOTE=kr1963;399766]Sounds a little bit like John 14:6
    Of course Gautama Siddhartha came 500 years before Jesus....

    Did Jesus study Buddhism?[/URL]

    No, but Satan did/does. He/it devised it. Counterfeiting is lying.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Souffle View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by kr1963 View Post
    Sounds a little bit like John 14:6
    Of course Gautama Siddhartha came 500 years before Jesus....
    Did Jesus study Buddhism?
    No, but Satan did/does. He/it devised it. Counterfeiting is lying.
    I guess then several billion people are going to Hell...

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    Quote Originally Posted by kr1963 View Post
    Sounds a little bit like John 14:6
    Of course Gautama Siddhartha came 500 years before Jesus....

    Did Jesus study Buddhism?[/URL]

    No, but Satan did/does. He/it devised it. Counterfeiting is lying.
    This ''answer'' pretty much sums up close minded religeous thinking in a nut shell-IF YOU READ ANYTHING OTHER THAN THE BIBLE OR THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX YOU ARE GOING TO HELL !! If that is the case I hope I burn well.
    You know, I think I would rather be a man than a god . We don't need anyone to believe in us. We just keep going anyhow. It's what we do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Souffle View Post

    This ''answer'' pretty much sums up close minded religeous thinking in a nut shell-IF YOU READ ANYTHING OTHER THAN THE BIBLE OR THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX YOU ARE GOING TO HELL !! If that is the case I hope I burn well.
    I know you don't mean that Russ. I know you are just angry. Please don't take it out on all of those who follow Christ.
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    Depends if you interpret the original quote, (in Greek) as a PATH as in DOINGNESS or a belief in a person. I for one never thought that Jesus was talking about believe in me but follow me, lead a life the way I lived it & the gates of heaven (that are within not with out) open to you.

    To me it is quite clear that Jesus never meant people to worship him just as Buddha intended for people not to worship him but walk the path. This is just another rehash of the faith vs works argument.

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