Sunday, November 30, 2008
The Chosen People?
In the Jewish faith, God is present, but Jesus is portrayed as a normal man who taught and preached his beliefs. He was just a Jewish man who taught a lifestyle that was meant to lead everyone to have a life without troubles. What he taught was easy to understand. If you sin, then trouble will follow. So, the less you sin, the less trouble you have in your life. The only problem that Jewish people had, was who this man says he is. He considers himself the son of God an he (Jesus) was killed because of it. In the Old Testament and to this day, the Jewish faith is awaiting their savior to come. Christians believe Jesus was that savior and they are now considered "Saved". On the other hand, the Jewish people have always been considered "God's Chosen People." If a Jewish person is not "Saved" but is considered "The Chosen Person", do they go to heaven? If not, what is the meaning of "The Chosen People" ?