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  • [4] April 18, 2016 at 1:22pm

    Research these historical figures to see extra biblical proof of Jesus life.

    Cornelius Tacitus was a Roman Historian who lived from 55-120AD-wrote about Jesus Christ.

    Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus, (61 AD – ca. 112 AD) : “better known as Pliny the Younger, was a lawyer, author, and magistrate of Ancient Rome.-Wrote about Jesus Christ.

    Sextus Julius Africanus (c.160 – c.240) was a Christian traveller and historian of the late 2nd and early 3rd century AD.-Wrote about Jesus Christ.

    Lucian of Samosate
    Lucian (Born 115 AD) was a well-known Greek satirist and traveling lecturer.-Wrote about Jesus Christ.

    Phlegon of Tralles
    Phlegon of Tralles was a first century secular Greek historian born not long after the Crucifixion. He inadvertently dated the darkness at noon on the day of Crucifixion in his work, The Olympiades.

    Thallus (Greek: Θαλλός) was an early historian who wrote in Koine Greek. He wrote a three-volume history of the Mediterranean world from before the Trojan War to the 167th Olympiad, c. 112-109 BC. Most of his work, like the vast majority of ancient literature, has been lost, although some of his writings were quoted by Sextus Julius Africanus in his History of the World

    Jerusalem was destroyed in 70 AD by the Romans, along with who knows how many important historical documents.
    Read below of the eyewitness account of what was left of Jerusalem.
    Josephus had acted as a mediator for the Romans and, when negotiations failed, witnessed the siege and aftermath.

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  • [9] April 18, 2016 at 1:16pm

    This was the end which Jerusalem came to by the madness of those that were for innovations; a city otherwise of great magnificence, and of mighty fame among all mankind.[2]
    And truly, the very view itself was a melancholy thing; for those places which were adorned with trees and pleasant gardens, were now become desolate country every way, and its trees were all cut down. Nor could any foreigner that had formerly seen Judaea and the most beautiful suburbs of the city, and now saw it as a desert, but lament and mourn sadly at so great a change. For the war had laid all signs of beauty quite waste. Nor had anyone who had known the place before, had come on a sudden to it now, would he have known it again. But though he [a foreigner] were at the city itself, yet would he have inquired for it.

  • [10] April 18, 2016 at 1:15pm

    Jerusalem was destroyed in 70 AD by the Romans, along with who knows how many important historical documents.
    Read below of the eyewitness account of what was left of Jerusalem.
    Josephus had acted as a mediator for the Romans and, when negotiations failed, witnessed the siege and aftermath. He wrote:
    Now as soon as the army had no more people to slay or to plunder, because there remained none to be the objects of their fury (for they would not have spared any, had there remained any other work to be done), [Titus] Caesar gave orders that they should now demolish the entire city and Temple, but should leave as many of the towers standing as they were of the greatest eminence; that is, Phasaelus, and Hippicus, and Mariamne; and so much of the wall enclosed the city on the west side. This wall was spared, in order to afford a camp for such as were to lie in garrison [in the Upper City], as were the towers [the three forts] also spared, in order to demonstrate to posterity what kind of city it was, and how well fortified, which the Roman valor had subdued; but for all the rest of the wall [surrounding Jerusalem], it was so thoroughly laid even with the ground by those that dug it up to the foundation, that there was left nothing to make those that came thither believe it [Jerusalem] had ever been inhabited. This was the end which Jerusalem came to by the madness of those that were for innovations; a city otherwise of great magnificence, and of mighty fame among all mankind.[2]
    An

  • [11] April 18, 2016 at 1:14pm

    Cornelius Tacitus was a Roman Historian who lived from 55-120AD. In 115 AD, P. Cornelius Tacitus wrote the following passage that refers to Jesus (called “Christus,” which means “The Messiah”) in book 15, chapter 44 of The Annals after a six-day fire burned much of Rome:
    “Consequently, to get rid of the report, Nero fastened the guilt and inflicted the most exquisite tortures on a class hated for their abominations, called Christians by the populace. Christus, from whom the name had its origin, suffered the extreme penalty during the reign of Tiberius at the hands of one of our procurators, Pontius Pilatus, and a most mischievous superstition, thus checked for the moment, again broke out not only in Judaea, the first source of the evil, but even in Rome, where all things hideous and shameful from every part of the world find their centre and become popular. Accordingly, an arrest was first made of all who pleaded guilty; then, upon their information, an immense multitude was convicted, not so much of the crime of firing the city, as of hatred against mankind. Mockery of every sort was added to their deaths. Covered with the skins of beasts, they were torn by dogs and perished, or were nailed to crosses, or were doomed to the flames and burnt, to serve as a nightly illumination, when daylight had expired.”
    Despite the fact the clearly despised Christianity as a “mischievous superstition”, Tacitus no less confirms once again the existence of Jesus and His crucifixion on the cro

  • [12] April 18, 2016 at 1:14pm

    Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus, (61 AD – ca. 112 AD)

    So not only was Pliny aware of Jesus Christ, he also provides description of the activities of the early church. In a later writing he details persecution against Christians:
    “Even this practice, however, they had abandoned after the publication of my edict, by which, according to your orders, I had forbidden political associations. I therefore judged it so much more the necessary to extract the real truth, with the assistance of torture, from two female slaves, who were styled deaconesses: but I could discover nothing more than depraved and excessive superstition.
    In the meanwhile, the method I have observed towards those who have denounced to me as Christians is this: I interrogated them whether they were Christians; if they confessed it I repeated the question twice again, adding the threat of capital punishment; if they still persevered, I ordered them to be executed. For whatever the nature of their creed might be, I could at least feel not doubt that contumacy and inflexible obstinacy deserved chastisement. There were others possessed of the same folly; but because they were Roman citizens, I signed an order for them to be transferred to Rome.”
    So here we see that not only did Pliny not follow the Christian faith, he was torturing Christians and threatening death against them. And he even records that under threat of execution (just for believing in Jesus Christ as God) the early church members refused to deny thei

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  • [14] April 18, 2016 at 1:13pm

    Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus, (61 AD – ca. 112 AD) : “better known as Pliny the Younger, was a lawyer, author, and magistrate of Ancient Rome. According to Wikipedia: “Pliny is known for his hundreds of surviving letters, which are an invaluable historical source for the time period. Many are addressed to reigning emperors or to notables such as the historian, Tacitus. Pliny himself was a notable figure, serving as an imperial magistrate under Trajan (reigned AD 98–117). Pliny was considered an honest and moderate man, consistent in his pursuit of suspected Christian members according to Roman law, and rose through a series of Imperial civil and military offices, the cursus honorum.”
    In his correspondence with the emperor Trajan (Epistulae X.96) he reported on his actions against the followers of Christ. He asks the Emperor for instructions dealing with Christians and explained that he forced Christians to curse Christ under painful torturous inquisition:
    “They were accustomed to meet on a fixed day before dawn and sing responsively a hymn to Christ as to a god, and bound themselves to a solemn oath, not to any wicked deeds, but never to commit any fraud, theft, adultery, never to falsify their word, not to deny a trust when they should be called upon to deliver it up. When this was over, it was their custom to depart and to assemble again to partake of a meal–but ordinary and innocent food.”

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  • [12] April 18, 2016 at 1:13pm

    Sextus Julius Africanus (c.160 – c.240) was a Christian traveller and historian of the late 2nd and early 3rd century AD. He is important chiefly because of his influence on Eusebius, on all the later writers of Church history among the Fathers, and on the whole Greek school of chroniclers
    Julius Africanus quotes the writings of Thallus, who was a first century non-Christian historian. In his Chronicles, Africanus quoting the historian Tallus, explains the reason for it being so dark during the day time on the day of crucifixion of Jesus Christ:
    “An eclipse of the sun’ unreasonably, as it seems to me (unreasonably of course, because a solar eclipse could not take place at the time of the full moon, and it was at the season of the Paschal full moon that Christ died.” Julius Africanus, Chronography, 18.

  • [14] April 18, 2016 at 1:12pm

    Lucian of Samosate
    Lucian (Born 115 AD) was a well-known Greek satirist and traveling lecturer. More than eighty works bear his name. He mocked Christians in his writing, but at the same time provided evidence that Jesus really did exist:
    “He was second only to that one whom they still worship today, the man in Palestine who was crucified because he brought this new form of initiation into the world.”
    “Having convinced themselves that they are immortal and will live forever, the poor wretches despise death and most willingly give themselves to it. Moreover, that first lawgiver of theirs persuaded them that they are all brothers the moment they transgress and deny the Greek gods and begin worshiping that crucified sophist and living by his laws.”
    “They scorn all possessions without distinction and treat them as community property. They accept such things on faith alone, without any evidence. So if a fraudulent and cunning person who knows how to take advantage of a situation comes among them, he can make himself rich in a short time.”

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  • [12] April 18, 2016 at 1:12pm

    Phlegon of Tralles
    Phlegon of Tralles was a first century secular Greek historian born not long after the Crucifixion. He inadvertently dated the darkness at noon on the day of Crucifixion in his work, The Olympiades.
    Phlegon’s greatest work was the writing of a history book, called The Olympiades. The Olympiades can be used as a useful means of establishing a time-line.
    We only have fragments left to us of this monumental work and quotations of it from other writers.
    One such quotation is as follows,
    “In the 4th year of the 202nd Olympiad, there was a great eclipse of the Sun, greater than had ever been known before, for at the sixth hour the day was changed into night, and the stars were seen in the heavens. An earthquake occurred in Bythinia and overthrew a great part of the city of Nicæa.”
    *Africanus quoted a section of Phlegon’s work *as follows:
    “During the time of Tiberius Cæsar an eclipse of the sun occurred during the Full Moon.”

  • [14] April 18, 2016 at 1:12pm

    Thallus (Greek: Θαλλός) was an early historian who wrote in Koine Greek. He wrote a three-volume history of the Mediterranean world from before the Trojan War to the 167th Olympiad, c. 112-109 BC. Most of his work, like the vast majority of ancient literature, has been lost, although some of his writings were quoted by Sextus Julius Africanus in his History of the World
    On the whole world there pressed a most fearful darkness; and the rocks were rent by an earthquake, and many places in Judea and other districts were thrown down. This darkness Thallus, in the third book of his History, calls, as appears to me without reason, an eclipse of the sun. For the Hebrews celebrate the passover on the 14th day according to the moon, and the passion of our Savior falls on the day before the passover; but an eclipse of the sun takes place only when the moon comes under the sun. And it cannot happen at any other time but in the interval between the first day of the new moon and the last of the old, that is, at their junction: how then should an eclipse be supposed to happen when the moon is almost diametrically opposite the sun? Let opinion pass however; let it carry the majority with it; and let this portent of the world be deemed an eclipse of the sun, like others a portent only to the eye. Phlegon records that, in the time of Tiberius Caesar, at full moon, there was a full eclipse of the sun from the sixth hour to the ninth–manifestly that one of which we speak.

  • May 16, 2013 at 6:18pm

    fraud…

  • May 16, 2013 at 6:16pm

    Here is my solution to the IRS

    1-Set up flat tax rate for individuals of 10%, no loopholes, and 15% for corporations.

    2-prosecute guilty irs workers for affecting election outcome illegally.

    3-turn the IRS into gov’t watchdog and assign each and every gov’t dpt a group of irs workers that audit every financial aspect of that dpt for one year, then they will be changed out annually with a different group to audit that same dpt. to help prevent fruad.

    4-the irs auditors will be rewarded with an annual bonus of 10% of the waste they find AND correct.

    5-If no waste is found by a specific auditor for two consecutive years, that person will lose 25% of pay and will be placed on a probational period for one year, and if they do not find AND correct waste they will no longer be employed.

    That is the short version of my solution, but no politician seems serious about FIXING anything.

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  • February 23, 2013 at 2:04pm

    Civil

    Go here for more info, the media is not covering that the SCOTUS will be involved, i think this month but I would have to look again.

    http://www.orlytaitzesq.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Grinols-Complaint-Exhibits.pdf

  • January 28, 2013 at 11:44pm

    More coincidence…Saturday around 11am 3 blackhawk helcopters were flying in formation low and slow in the middle of nowhere where I was at about 45 min from Tampa, FL…nothing there but cow pastures but interesting coincidence to me.

  • January 23, 2013 at 1:16am

    Check this kid out

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ps1oh4eR1VU

  • January 23, 2013 at 1:13am

    onyx

    margaret sanger in her own words (which would by chance also be a FACT!!

    “The most merciful thing that a large family does to one of its infant members is to kill it.”
    Margaret Sanger, Women and the New Race
    (Eugenics Publ. Co., 1920, 1923)

    On blacks, immigrants and indigents:
    “…human weeds,’ ‘reckless breeders,’ ‘spawning… human beings who never should have been born.” Margaret Sanger, Pivot of Civilization, referring to immigrants and poor people
    On sterilization & racial purification:
    Sanger believed that, for the purpose of racial “purification,” couples should be rewarded who chose sterilization. Birth Control in America, The Career of Margaret Sanger, by David Kennedy, p. 117, quoting a 1923 Sanger speech.

    On the right of married couples to bear children:
    Couples should be required to submit applications to have a child, she wrote in her “Plan for Peace.” Birth Control Review, April 1932

    On the purpose of birth control:
    The purpose in promoting birth control was “to create a race of thoroughbreds,” she wrote in the Birth Control Review, Nov. 1921 (p. 2)

    On the rights of the handicapped and mentally ill, and racial minorities:
    “More children from the fit, less from the unfit — that is the chief aim of birth control.” Birth Control Review, May 1919, p. 12

  • January 18, 2013 at 7:51pm

    A .22 round can be pretty deadly when it starts bouncing off of bones all through your body causing all kinds of bad new. Two words-shot placement…

  • January 18, 2013 at 5:28pm

    I think it’s funny that a 1911 handgun would probably be one of the few guns you would be able to have ,without modification, after an assault weapons ban passed-like say NY. The funny part is libs don’t prob realize that 1911′s have probably killed more than any ar-15.

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  • January 18, 2013 at 5:24pm

    try updating flash

  • January 18, 2013 at 1:20am

    This thing is nothing new, look up 80% receivers for ar’s…been around a while, they are 80%milled lowers, and you can buy them without any ffl or backround check, you just have to finish the milling yourself. I’d rather have a metal lower than this plastic one.

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