Was Baby Jesus an Illegal Immigrant?

Dec 23, 2011 Full story: The American Spectator 2,202

At Christmas time, should the Nativity story be interpreted as a tale of solidarity with illegal immigrants? Some religious voices, anxious to push some version of liberalized immigration policy as a Christian imperative, describe Jesus and the Holy Family as the most premier of illegal immigrants.

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freebird

Long Beach, CA

#2454 Dec 15, 2012
The Ricomeister wrote:
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How does it feel to worship an illegal alien?
I don't know! I'm not a loony leftist or an Hispanic. so I wouldn't know how it feels to worship illegal aliens, but you do.

“United We Stand”

Level 7

Since: Dec 11

Divided We Fall

#2455 Dec 15, 2012
Specifically now, exactly what laws were in effect at that time and in what places they went that they broke?

Oh, you think but you aren't really sure?

Give it up.

“too hard to handle”

Level 4

Since: Jun 11

butler, pa

#2456 Dec 16, 2012
Ralff wrote:
Specifically now, exactly what laws were in effect at that time and in what places they went that they broke?
Oh, you think but you aren't really sure?
Give it up.
1. He had to and was circumcised within jewish tradition and law. That was an official and religious requirement in isreal.

2. He was consecrated at the temple 8 days later.

Both of these actions were part of jewish law and allowed by the romans at the time.

3. Thirdly his parents reported to the authorities for the census.

This was required and met roman law at the time.

His parents made sure he and they met all citizenship requirements at the time.

Thus, Jesus was legitimate, not an immigrant and certainly not illegal.
Mr Bigglesworth

Los Angeles, CA

#2457 Dec 16, 2012
freebird wrote:
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I don't know! I'm not a loony leftist or an Hispanic. so I wouldn't know how it feels to worship illegal aliens, but you do.
You're a Jesus pillow biter. That means you worship a fugitive... criminal, vandal, and illegal alien.
Mr Bigglesworth

Los Angeles, CA

#2458 Dec 16, 2012
superwilly wrote:
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1. He had to and was circumcised within jewish tradition and law. That was an official and religious requirement in isreal.
2. He was consecrated at the temple 8 days later.
Both of these actions were part of jewish law and allowed by the romans at the time.
3. Thirdly his parents reported to the authorities for the census.
This was required and met roman law at the time.
His parents made sure he and they met all citizenship requirements at the time.
Thus, Jesus was legitimate, not an immigrant and certainly not illegal.
Jesus's parents did not goto the authorities when Rome demanded all first borns to be killed.

His parents harbored an illegal alien criminal fugitive.

Jesus was also a sexual deviant. He loved to hand around prostitutes.
Mr Bigglesworth

Los Angeles, CA

#2459 Dec 16, 2012
Mr Bigglesworth wrote:
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Jesus's parents did not goto the authorities when Rome demanded all first borns to be killed.
His parents harbored an illegal alien criminal fugitive.
Jesus was also a sexual deviant. He loved to hand around prostitutes.
I mean "hang" around prositutes. My mother missed out on his company that by a couple of thousand years ;)
Mr Bigglesworth

Los Angeles, CA

#2460 Dec 16, 2012
Jesus was a Mexican also.
cunune

Pittsburgh, PA

#2462 Dec 16, 2012
youtube.com/watch... …Illegal Immigrate? pretty not ever?

“too hard to handle”

Level 4

Since: Jun 11

butler, pa

#2463 Dec 16, 2012
Mr Bigglesworth wrote:
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Jesus's parents did not goto the authorities when Rome demanded all first borns to be killed.
His parents harbored an illegal alien criminal fugitive.
Jesus was also a sexual deviant. He loved to hand around prostitutes.
When did rome demand all firstborns to be killed? Only after a psychotic maniac (herod) found out about the prophecy and demanded that all children under 3 years old be killed. That would be three years after the birth of christ, not before or at the time of his birth.

“too hard to handle”

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Since: Jun 11

butler, pa

#2465 Dec 16, 2012
Rico Sock Number 007 wrote:
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You answered your own question. Based upon your own comment... Jesus was a fugitive not to mention an illegal alien.
He was also a vandal also.
Sorry, the census was demanded in the year of christ's birth, his parents went to bethlehem and registered and were counted. They had the child circumcised and presented him at the temple. They fled to nazareth, that was not illegal. They were citizens, not illegals, did the right thing, were not illegal and therefore Jesus was NOT an illegal alien.

“too hard to handle”

Level 4

Since: Jun 11

butler, pa

#2466 Dec 16, 2012
Rico Sock Number 007 wrote:
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You answered your own question. Based upon your own comment... Jesus was a fugitive not to mention an illegal alien.
He was also a vandal also.
"Answered my own question"????? I never asked a question, Rico, I made a statement. Brush up on your english!

“Tutte le strade portano a Roma”

Level 8

Since: Nov 09

Mount Vesuvius

#2467 Dec 16, 2012
superwilly wrote:
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"Answered my own question"????? I never asked a question, Rico, I made a statement. Brush up on your english!
I beg to differ, you did ask a question...

superwilly wrote:

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When did rome demand all firstborns to be killed?

Level 2

Since: Nov 09

United States

#2470 Jan 19, 2013
Jesus an Illegal Immigrant?

Of course he was!

Only a Christian fundamentalist would try to sweep this fact under the rug!!!

Level 2

Since: Nov 09

United States

#2471 Jan 19, 2013
superwilly wrote:
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"Answered my own question"????? I never asked a question, Rico, I made a statement. Brush up on your english!
The word English should be capitalized!!

Wink!!
test

New York, NY

#2472 Jan 19, 2013
Holy shit is this a stupid premise. Reality becomes elastic in the hands of the desperate.

Level 2

Since: Nov 09

United States

#2473 Jan 19, 2013
test wrote:
Holy shit is this a stupid premise. Reality becomes elastic in the hands of the desperate.
It's amazing how so many people worship an illegal alien.

“Gloria Ad Caput Venire”

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Since: Jan 08

Location hidden

#2474 Jan 19, 2013
Hispanic America wrote:
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It's amazing how so many people worship an illegal alien.
What's amazing also is how many aid and abet them. At the tax payer's expense.

Since: Feb 09

Bowling Green, KY

#2475 Jan 19, 2013
Hispanic America wrote:
Jesus an Illegal Immigrant?
Of course he was!
Only a Christian fundamentalist would try to sweep this fact under the rug!!!
Cite the law that was broken.
halley

Reno, NV

#2476 Jan 19, 2013
When it came time for mary to give birth, they travel to their home town of Bethelem to register.

They entered ancient Egypt. And from what we gather from Matthew—they likely only stayed in Egypt a year or two. For Matthew tells us that after the death of Herod, they returned to Israel and settled in Galilee. Jesus in time grew to be an adult who went about calling men and women to submit to the rule of God. So what does God say about immigration.
Where there is no immigraion laws there can be no illegal aleins. An alien is not always illegal.
Level 6

Since: Apr 10

Houston, TX

#2477 Jan 19, 2013
Migraine_King wrote:
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Back when Jesus was still alive, there was no such thing as a "Illegal Alien", or "Illegal Immigrant" as those are modern day terminology.
Was Jesus real? I keep getting him mixed up with the Trix rabbit, because they are both fake!

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