Richard Rohr’s “The Universal Christ” is New Age “Christ Consciousness” is Convergent, Esoteric, Pantheistic Mysticism

Rohr’s work is an esoteric pantheist’s attempt to redefine and reorder the paleo-orthodox view of Jesus of Nazareth. It is tantamount to a Buddhist telling Christians that they don’t understand Jesus. The Universal Christ (Richard Rohr) -- A Review https://t.co/ySRK3Qr1QM — Lamb’s Harbinger 🍾📯 (@LambsHarbinger) November 24, 2019 Is Richard Rohr’s ‘Universal Christ’ Christian? | …

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Six Messianic Expectations and One Messsiah

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Jewish messianism is a concept study. The word “messiah” means “anointed one” and is derived from verbs that have the general meaning of “to rub something” or, more specifically, “to anoint someone.” The Hebrew Bible records the anointing with oil of priests ( Exod. 29:1-9 ), kings (1 Sam 10:1;2 Sam 2:4;1 Kings 1:34), and sometimes prophets (1 Kings 19:16). Also, when God anointed or authorized for leadership, in many cases he provided the empowering of the Holy Spirit to complete the task (1 Sam. 16:13; Isa. 61:1). However, just because someone was anointed in the Old Testament to perform a specific task doesn’t mean they are “the Messiah.” Hence, we can conclude that “anointed one” was not used as a title with a capital “M” in the Old Testament.

Also, there are hardly any texts in the Jewish Scriptures that say “When the Messiah  comes, he will do x, y,  and…

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