"Buddha never claimed to be God.
Moses never claimed to be Jehovah.
Mohammed never claimed to be Allah.
Yet Jesus Christ claimed to be the true and living God.
Buddha simply said, ’I am a teacher in search of the truth.’
Jesus said, ’I am the Truth.’
Confucius said, ’I never claimed to be holy.’
Jesus said, ’Who convicts me of sin?’
Mohammed said, ’Unless God throws his cloak of mercy over me, I have no hope.’
Jesus said, ’Unless you believe in me, you will die in your sins.’"
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