Re: Faith and belief is the same thing,
Posted By: Ras Marcus In Response To: Re: Faith and belief is the same thing, (one of the twelve)
Date: Tuesday, 7 June 2005, at 5:40 p.m.
In Response To: Re: Faith and belief is the same thing, (one of the twelve)
You really cannot point out, that not one writer of the bible is European, for that is something which you do not know, that is really what you believe, and you do have a right to your belief, since you were not there when the bible was written, you can only read it and believe what you read, or hear some one say things which they read from the bible, and you believe it, or have faith in what you read or hear, and then hope that when the time comes, to prove whether these things are true or false, it may be true, so that your beliefs and expectations do not perish.
According to what I have read in history, the King James version of the bible, was written in the year 1611, by 54 scholars, who were chosen and authorized to write it by King James that great slave master. In my opinion, it were 54 Europeans who he choosed, to write the bible, the way he wanted it to be written. Slavery were in progress at that time, and I do not think that they would call upon black people to write their book. Now if we are to be very technical, the bible and all books only contain symbols of words, produced by ink, paper, a printing machine, and a printer by profession. The bible is a dead book which cannot speak, people have to read the bible aloud before you can hear words. The bible is not as great as you, you are greater than the bible, you can buy the bible in a store but the bible cannot buy you in a a store. You can carry the bible around, the bible cannot carry you around. You can read the bible, but the bible cannot read you. Come let us reason again.
Again I send many oceans of blessings and self determination to African people everywhere.
ONE BLACK LOVE ONE BLACK HEART
Baba Ras Marcus
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