Originally Posted by BigSmoke
Born Dec. 25th
Born of a virgin Isees
Egypt - 3,000 BC
His coming was signaled by a star in the east.
Age of 30 he was baptized by a figure known as Annup and began his ministry.
Adorned by three kings
Considered a prodical child and was a teacher at the age of 12.
Had 12 disciples that he traveled with and performed miracles such as healing the sick.
Horus was known by many names such as "The Truth, "The Light," "The Lamb Of God," "Gods Anulted Son," and "The Good Shepherd."
After being betrayed by Typhon, Horus was crucified for 3 days after which he was resurrected.
Born Dec 25th
Born of a virgin Nanon.
Greece - 1,200 BC
Dead and placed in tomb for 3 days then resurrected.
India - 900 BC
Born of a virgin Divaki.
Star in the east signaling his comming.
He performed miracles with his diciples and upon his death was resurrected.
Greece - 500 BC
Born of a virgin on Dec. 25th.
Was a traveling teacher who performed miracles such as turning water into wine.
He was referred to as the "King of Kings," "Gods only begotten son," "The alpha and omega," and many others.
Upon his death he was resurrected.
Persia - 1,200 BC
Born of a virgin.
Born on DEC. 25th.
He had 12 disciples.
He performed miracles.
Upon his death was burried for 3 days and then resurrected.
He was refered to as "The truth," "The light," and many others.
The sacred day of worshipping Mithra was sunday.
The fact of the matter is there were numerous saviors from different periods all throughout the world before Jesus that subscribed to these general mythological characteristics.
Chrishna of Hindostan.
Budha Sakia of India.
Salivahana of Bermuda.
Zulis, or Zhule, also Osiris and Orus, of Egypt.
Odin of the Scandinavians.
Crite of Chaldea.
Zoroaster and Mithra of Persia.
Baal and Taut, "The only begotten son of God," of Phoenecia.
Indra of Tibet.
Bali of Afghanistan.
Jao of Nepal.
Wittoba of the Bilingonese.
Thammuz of Syria.
Atys of Phrygia.
Xamolxis of Thrace.
Zoar of the Bonzes.
Adad of Assyria.
Deva Tat, and Sammonocadam of Siam.
Alcides of Thebes.
Mikado of the Sintoos.
Beddru of Japan.
Hesus or Eros, and Bremrillah, of the Druids.
Thor, son of Odin, of the Gauls.
Cadmus of greece.
Hil and Feta of the Mandaites.
Gentaut and Quexalcote of Mexico.
Universal Monarch of the Sibyls.
Ischy of the island of Formosa.
Divine Teacher of Plato.
Holy One of Xaca.
Fohi and Tien of China.
Adonis, son of the virgin Lo of Greece.
Ixion and Quirinus of Rome.
Prometheus of Caucasus.
Finally we have Jesus, the most recent of the messiahs, born of Virgin Mary on Dec. 25th, his birth was announced by a star in the east, which three kings followed to locate Mary, he was a child teacher at 12 and at 30 he was baptised by John the Baptist and then began his ministry. Jesus had 12 desciples which traveled and performed miracles such as healing the sick, walking on water, and raising the dead. He was also known as the "Kind of Kings," "Son of God," "Light of the World," "Alpha and Omega," "Lamb of God," and many others. After being betrayed by his disciple Judis he was crucified, placed in a tomb for 3 days, and then resurrected."
Sound familiar? Why the similar characteristics? Some think it has to do with astrology and that along with historical texts validates this theory.
So what can you say?