Re: On-line Chat with HeartDoc (12/08/05)

Discussion in 'Food and nutrition' started by Andrew B. Chung, MD/PhD, Dec 2, 2005.

  1. [email protected] wrote:
    > Andrew B. Chung, MD/PhD wrote:
    > > Matthew 4:5,6,7

    > #1 Jesus? It's not really JESUS you're quoting here, is it. You're
    > quoting 'Matthew". "Matthew" telling the story of how Jesus went into
    > the desert ALONE, and had a chat with the magical supernatural debil.
    > "Matthew" Chapter 4 1
    > Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted
    > by the Devil.
    > 2 And after He had fasted 40 days and 40 nights, He was hungry.
    > 3 Then THE TEMPTER approached Him and SAID, "If You are the Son of God,
    > tell these stones to become bread."
    > 4 But HE ANSWERED, "It is written: Man must not live on bread alone,
    > but on every word that comes from the mouth of God."
    > 5 Then THE DEVIL took Him to the holy city, had Him stand on the
    > pinnacle of the temple,
    > 6 and SAID to Him, "If You are the Son of God, throw Yourself down. For
    > it is written: He will give His angels orders concerning you, and,
    > they will support you with their hands, so that you will not strike
    > your foot against a stone. "
    > 7 JESUS TOLD HIM, "It is also written: You must not tempt the Lord your
    > God."
    > . . . etc. etc.
    > Let me get this right. Jesus goes to the desert ... alone. And
    > "Matthew" reports Jesus' chat with the debil . . . word for word. Is
    > that your theory?
    > I'm just wondering, how do you imagine "Matthew" was able to quote the
    > debil and Jesus here? Was "Matthew" there - with Jesus ALONE in the
    > desert - do you imagine? Were they alone together?
    > On what grounds do you distinguish this story from other impossible
    > ancient legends?
    > -----------------------
    > #2 Do you know the first ancient Christian to mention the Gospel of
    > "Matthew"? Or the year, roughly, when "Matthew" was first mentioned?
    > -------------------------
    > #3 Are you aware there is no evidence the G of "Matthew" was known to
    > the early Fathers? His gospel is not mentioned, not cited, not quoted,
    > by Ignatius, Polycarp, 1 Clement, Marcion, or Justin?
    > On what EVIDENCE do you believe the gospel of "Matthew" existed before
    > the middle of the second century?

    All asked and answered a few months back:

    Would be more than happy to "glow" and chat about this and other things
    like cardiology, diabetes and nutrition that interest those following
    this thread here during the next on-line chat (12/08/05):

    For those who are put off by the signature, my advance apologies for
    how the LORD has reshaped me:

    In Christ's love always,