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There could not have been any writings refuting the gospels because these were not written until, at least 50 to 90 AD. And there would have been very little circulation due to two main reasons: they were manuscripts (books wouldn't appear until the 15th century) and 95 to 98% of people were illiterate at the time. Also Christianism was not considered an ...


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I will structure my answer in two parts. First I will focus on why the he-goat for the LORD had no correspondence in Jesus' sacrifice. Then I will focus on why the scapegoat was a figure of Jesus. Part 1. Why the he-goat for the LORD had no correspondence in Jesus The rites carried out by the High Priest in the feast of Atonement involved three animals: a ...


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Yes. There is indeed an SIGNIFICANT connection between the scapegoat and Barabbas...and it goes even deeper. One thing that Christ said is paramount, and that is “the scriptures must be fulfilled.” In Leviticus 16 the ritual of atonement, twin goats were presented to God (i.e. The Judge) and then God decided which goat would die and which goat would be ...



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