Elohim Essay examples

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Elohi, Elohi, Lama Sabachthani
By Donte DeLafayette Barr

“Elohi, Elohi, lama sabachthani!” Translated means, “father, father, why hast thou forsaken me?” These as the last fleeting words in Greek from Christ during his crucifixion. This was a tear-jerking moment as I sat in the church audience while the play traversed through the book of Mark, one of the Canonical Books of the Biblical New Testament. This was such a vivid moment in my mind, hearing the breath of the actor fade as he pretended to endure Christ’s final moments. The lights turned out with the cracking of thunder and a flash of lightening, and the narrator in his most heartfelt tone said, “It is done!” I peered over to my wife as she gripped my hand like a transformed
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His response cultivated an emerging problem of a grand magnitude, he asked, “Didn’t you just say there is one God, why did you name three?”

Three gods or one God? One god equals three gods? One god in three Portions? This wasn’t making any sense anymore, and my internal higher consciousness found vigorous unrest and an overwhelming sense of insanity. Then I began to search within my own Bible to find the singularity of God the creator. In my research I found an abundant amount of arguments about the singularity of God for example in James 2:19; “Thou believest that there is one God, thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble.” The book of Malachi attests this same principle. Malachi 2:10; “Have we not all one Father? Hath not one God created us…?” Here in the book of Deuteronomy verse 6:4, God Himself tells us who He is, “Hear, O Israel; “ The Lord our God, the Lord is one.” Even Christ in the book of Mark verse 12:29 states the same that was written in the Ten Commandments, “… and Jesus answered him, first of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord.” This created a conclusion of a singular grand fact, what is taught in Christianity isn’t the principles that are inside of the Bible and this practice is contradictory to the Bibles teachings prior to the self proclaimed apostle Paul.


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