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  • In the Christian Religion, there is only One God, who is a Trinity of Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
  • Jesus was Jew...hence He believed and worshiped the only true God Jehovah ...and always tried to please Him....he prayed to Him...and loved Him...John 17:3 states " this means everlasting life the taking in knowledge of YOU ( prayer to Jehovah by Jesus) and the One you sent forth( Jesus) He never referred to Himself as God (except here “Before Abraham was, I AM” (John 8:58), the Jews knew it too "You, being a man, make yourself out to be God," (John 10:33))...He never said the Holy Spirit was God (except here "And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever, even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, for he dwells with you and will be in you. I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you." (John 14:16-18) and Paul confirms this here "Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Do you not know yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you?" (2 Corinthians 3:17))... You see taking in knowledge of Jesus does not make Him God (you're right, taking in knowledge doesn't make Him God, Him being God makes Him God)....but faith in Him is requirement for life. God cannot die...but Jesus died for our sins and if we do not respect Jesus new role as Messiah we cannot gain life everlasting. Jehovah is God, Jesus is the son of God as stated in scripture.


  • In the Jewish Religion, there is only one God, HaShem (The Name). In deference to Judaism, G_d is the correct spelling.


  • In the Islamic Religion, there is only one God, Allah, and Muhammed is his prophet. Allah has no intermediaries, no spouse, no children, and thus, Allah is One.


  • In the Sikh Religion, there is only One, Hari; who has many names and many forms.


  • In the Buddhist Religion, there are many Buddhas, but not all buddhists are deists or worshippers of Idols of Buddha. The first Buddha to attain enlightenment is Gautama Buddha, who is worshipped as a God in some strands of Buddhism. The Dalai Llama, for example comes from Tibetan Buddhism, which has deities.
  • Buddha was a Hindu, so he would have been familiar with the Hindu deities.


  • In the Hindu Religion, there is one Formless God and a trimurti of Creator, Preserver and Destroyer Gods. There are many other gods and consorts.


  • In the Parsee Religion, Zoroastrianism, there is Ormazd, sometimes called "Ahura Mazda" or simply "Mazda", the most well known of their Gods. There were other deities.


  • In Confucianism, there is Ti'en (Heaven). Also known as Shang Di(The Lord on High). Ancestors are also worshipped.
  • Taoism has numerous deities.
  • Shinto has numerous deities.


  • Jainism has numerous deites.


  • Africans didn't have a religion, they had Spirituality from which ALL religions began, had Gods such as Isis, Horus, Heru, Ausar,Osirus; Mayan religion has many deities, Ancient Greek and Roman religions all had myths for example Yesus, Thor, Zeus, Mercury. The American Indians had their deities, and the Australian Aboriginals had their Gods and the Dreamtime. There were Norse Gods, Scandinavian Gods, Celtic Gods, Druidic Gods, along with nature religions also. Where ever there is mankind, there you will find worshippers of the Divine.

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