Required fields are marked *. Get this two-piece necklace set at an affordable price. Both come with a twenty-four inches box chain necklace. That is why Christ and His disciples and the early Church did not use a Cross, whether with or without the image of Christ on it. John 3:16 ESV / 9 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. That is a historical fact. I am Spencer Alexander McDaniel. Egyptian Djed. Many of the translators of Scripture into The Bible were Masons. Deep Thinker. The djed symbol, so closely associated with Osiris, was one of these but the ankh continued in use. Another Greek word that is used in the New Testament to describe the cross Jesus died on is ξύλον (xýlon), which is a very generic term that can refer to any kind of structure made of wood. I always love it when people give me positive feedback. The crux ansata also occurs in a number of surviving fragments of Egyptian cloth from late antiquity, which suggests that people wore it on their clothes as a protective symbol as well. Join our Patreon community! Unsurprisingly, the things that this article claims are “undisputed facts” are not, in fact, undisputed facts at all. We must pay close attention to what Scripture says. But my heart is wholly devoted to God. I know of 7 year old Muslims who can read and recite the Quran in Arabic. There are numerous testimonies of what it means metaphorically and literally. The staurogram has been suggested to be influence… Early Coptic (Egyptian) Christians used the ankh symbol as a staurogram – a representation of the Christian cross itself. The earliest known use of the crux ansata comes from the bottom of the final page of the Gospel of Judas in Codex Tchacos, a manuscript dated to around 300 AD or thereabouts containing Coptic translations of various early Christian apocryphal texts. This indicates that, by at least as early as the second century AD, many early Christians already believed that Jesus’s cross had been shaped like a Latin cross or at least very similar to a Latin cross. That is why I respect Apostle Johnson Suleman. The usage of the Cross and the Crucifix came from the Roman Emperor, Constantine, who was a pagan and claimed to have converted to Christianity. […] It is an undisputed fact that Christ did not die on a Cross. It is an indisputable fact that Christ asked us to teach believers “to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you”-Matthew 28:20. There is no story in Egyptian mythology about Horus walking on water. Enter your email address to subscribe to Tales of Times Forgotten and receive notifications of new posts by email. I did not say The Bible never said Christ died on The Cross. Certainly not God or His Son.”. Next: Mabon; Goddess and Gods. Did Cleopatra Really Dissolve a Pearl in Vinegar? Certainly not Scripture. Irreligious proponents of the claim that Christians copied the cross off the Egyptian ankh often also claim that Christians “plagiarized” the whole story of Jesus off the Egyptian god Horus. Image. In other words, this is less like when white people were native American war bonnets as fashion accessories and more like when native people themselves continue to practice their own ancient rituals even after nominally converting to Christianity. ABOVE: The crucifixion of Jesus and suicide of Judas Iscariot depicted on a Roman ivory panel dated to between c. 420 and c. 430 AD. So, where did the Cross originate from? What better way to fulfil the above Scripture than to read Scripture in its original language and “conform” to it?