This is the total pattern of the sun god in all the ancient dramas. 145) When the Council of - Borrowed the emblem of the Sun-god, the cross of light, to be the emblem of Christianity; - And, although the statue of Jesus replaced the idol of the Sun-god, decided to incorporate all the ceremonies which were performed at the Sub-gods birthday celebrations into their own ceremonies.
Christianity betrays the True Jesus as portrayed in the gods torture.
The first and greatest of the labors of Jesus Christ is his victory over the serpent, the evil principle, or the devil.
In his first labor Hercules strangled the serpent, as did Krishna, Bacchus, etc.
For your very standards, as well as your banners, and flags of your camps, what are they but crosses gilded and adorned?
Your victorious trophies not only imitate the appearance of a simple cross, but also that of a man affixed to it."  The pagan roots of Christianity are clearly indicated by this confession.
The devil, whose business is to pervert the truth, mimics the exact circumstances of the Divine Sacraments.
He baptizes his believers and promises forgiveness of sins from the Sacred Fount, and thereby initiates them into the religion of acknowledged Jesus died on a cross, but rejected wooden crosses.
The cross was worshipped by the Pagan Celts long before the incarnation and death of Christ." "The ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic symbol of life -- the ankh, a -- was adopted and extensively used on Coptic Christian monuments." (The New Encyclopedia Britannica, 15th edition, 1995, volume 3, page 753) "A still more curious fact may be mentioned respecting this , are preserved to the present day on early Christian monuments." (Wilkinson's Egyptians, by Sir J. Wilkinson, volume 5, page 283-284) The use of the cross as a religious symbol in pre-Christian times, and among non-Christian peoples, may probably be regarded as almost universal, and in very many cases it was connected with some form of nature worship." (The Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th edition, 1910, volume 7, page 506) is depicted holding a cross in his hand.The Christians created the tradition that during the three days while Jesus was dead before his resurrection He went to hell and preached to the souls in prison.Significantly, Plato, who follows the Orphic and mystery teachings throughout his dialogues, has the following to say, in the Republic II (362e), referring to the just man: "What they will say is this, that such being his disposition the just man will have to endure the lash The doctrine of salvation by crucifixion had, like many of the ancient forms of religious faith, an astronomical origin.In reading the New Testament we must cease to think of the man Jesus, and even of the Son of God, and think of him rather of the sun of god, for this is a solar myth, and its dying hero, a dying sun. The Roman Catholic Church adopted the cross symbol at least 600 years after Jesus was supposedly crucified.Even the early Christians of North Africa rejected the wooden cross after confessed that pagans worshipped crucified saviors hanging on a cross.
[1 the hand was carried from the left to the right shoulder; in the Eastern Church, on the contrary, it was brought from the right shoulder to the left, the sign being made with three fingers.