The Book of Elchasai is a lost prophetic book containing certain laws and apocalyptic prophecies pertaining to Jewish Christian and gnostic doctrines written. According to Early Christian and Manichaean sources, Elchasai or Elxai was the founder of the sect of the Elkesaites and the recipient of a book of revelation. followers of the Jewish-Christian prophet Elchasai (Alchasaios, Elkesai, Elxaios, Elxai), who is said to have received the revelation written about in the Book of.

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The author’s name is given as Elchasai by Hippolytus oof his authority Alcibiades, the disciple of Elchasai, and also later by the Arabic writer en Nedim in the Fihrist cf. So, did Jesus have a God? Book of Elchasai At a Glance. It is known only from fragments quoted in the early Christian writings of Hippolytus of RomeEusebiusEpiphanius of Salamisand Origen.

The Lord our God is one Lord Deuteronomy 6: Discuss this text on the Early Writings forum. The book describes angelic beings of “stupendous” size and their announcement of universal destruction. Jewish-Christian Jewish-Christian works, usually written works are from authors who come from a Jewish or Christian or are writing about Jewish influence on Christianity.

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Book of Elchasai

Christ is held to have lived on earth repeatedly through reincarnationsometimes arriving through virgin births. Scriptures are Revealed Text considered to be sacred and God-inspired. Jesus said to him, ‘I am the way, the truth, and the life.

Alcibiades of Apamea was described by Hippolytus as a “strange demon” having possession of this book of revelations. Are you a Muslim? O My servants who have transgressed against themselves, do not despair of the mercy of God. Views Read Edit View history. Similar enormous angels are also described in 3 Enoch such as Metatron, but Elchasai is particularly describing Christ and the Holy Spirit.

Scriptures in Christianity New Testament. Verily, verily, I say unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord; neither he that is sent greater than he that sent him. It was brought to the congregation of Callistus in Rome aboutand that in a Greek version, by the above-mentioned Alcibiades of Apamea, who was active as a missonary in the imperial capital.

Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do: Come to a word that is just between us and you, that we worship none but Allah, and that we associate no partners with Him, and that none of us shall take others as lords besides Allah Quran 3: Remember the former things, those of long ago; I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like me Isaiah This page was last edited on 5 Julyat Indeed, man is in loss, except those who have faith and do righteous deeds, and advise one another to truth and patience Quran If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: If you spot any mistake, error or omission of information, contact us so we can correct it.


What happens when you Sleep? The book uses numbers and measures to foretell the future and further advocates healing rituals, as well as following a schedule based on astrology.

Elchasai is considered to be a historical figure. Does the Son have a God?

Elchasai/Elxai – Brill Reference

Grammar – The surrounding sentence and paragraph; textual context 4. Jesus is Son of the Father in Heaven.

Scriptures in Islam Quran Hadith. Text should never be read literally or in isolation. Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you.