Ye Are Gods
Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye are gods? John 10:34
Jesus threw this amazing quote into the face of the Pharisees who were trying to accuse him of blasphemy. Interestingly, he’s twisting the scriptures slightly – more accurately, he feeds their twisted view of reality with some scripture, and leaving them befuddled. It is the secret of men’s hearts, widely-held, timeless and still popular today: "I am god!" To say, "the center of truth lies with me" is to say, "I am god!"
Did you know this verse lies at the heart of Mormon doctrine? The ambition of a good Mormon lifestyle is to achieve deity status, as Jesus achieved, through good works. Thus, the appeal of Mormonism world-wide, despite its harsh requirements: it appeals to that
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Keith, this is interesting….but did it get cut off? I’d like to hear more. L