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Month: December 2017

Images of Deception: The Apostle Paul – Part 5

Images of Deception: The Apostle Paul – Part 5

Hidden History, Images of Deception
“Then they fasted that day, and put on sackcloth, and cast ashes upon their heads, and rent their clothes, and laid open the book of the law, wherein the heathen had sought to paint the likeness of their images.”- 1 Maccabees 3:47-48 If you think the cliche images of the apostle Paul are an accurate portrayal of what he really looked like... think again. While we don't have a description of many people in the Bible, Paul is one of the exceptions. According to Europeanized Christianity, the apostle Paul looked like an elderly bearded white man. Here's an image of "Paul" that was posted on Christianity Today without any regard to Biblical accuracy: According to the Bible, the following incident occurred, which gives us a very specific location to reference for
Images of Deception: Christ – Part 4

Images of Deception: Christ – Part 4

Hidden History, Images of Deception
“Then they fasted that day, and put on sackcloth, and cast ashes upon their heads, and rent their clothes, and laid open the book of the law, wherein the heathen had sought to paint the likeness of their images.”- 1 Maccabees 3:47-48 One of the most widespread and accepted deception is the false European depictions of Christ. Most people will willingly admit that he was absolutely not white, but seem to be OK with continuing to push the lie. Why is it OK to change the race and ethnicity of Christ, but not his gender? If race doesn't matter, then why was his race changed in the first place? If race doesn't matter, then why don't churches protest anything that depicts him falsely? For those that are seekers of truth, we can't help but notice that

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