Elvis vs Jesus: Other Similarities
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No message here, just a little bit of fun that I couldn't resist passing on.  Here are some other good-natured similarities between Jesus and Elvis.

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  • Jesus said: "Love thy neighbor." (Matthew 22:39)
  • Elvis said: "Don't be cruel." (RCA, 1956)
  • Jesus is the Lord's shepherd.
  • Elvis dated Cybill Shepherd.
  • Jesus was part of the Trinity.
  • Elvis' first band was a trio.
  • Jesus walked on water. (Matthew 14:25)
  • Elvis surfed on water. (Blue Hawaii, Paramount, 1965)
  • Jesus' entourage, the Apostles, had 12 members.
  • Elvis' entourage, the Memphis Mafia, had 12 members.
  • Jesus was resurrected.
  • Elvis had the famous 1968 "comeback" TV special.
  • Jesus said, "If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink." (John 7:37)
  • Elvis said, "Drinks on me!" (Jailhouse Rock, MGM, 1957)
  • Jesus fasted for 40 days and nights.
  • Elvis had irregular eating habits. (e.g. 5 banana splits for breakfast)
  • Jesus is a Capricorn. (December 25)
  • Elvis is a Capricorn. (January 8)
  • Matthew was one of Jesus' many biographers. (The Gospel According to Matthew)
  • Neil Matthews was one of Elvis' many biographers. (Elvis: A Golden Tribute)
  • "[Jesus] appearance was like lightning, and his clothes were white as snow." (Matthew 28:3)
  • Elvis wore snow-white jumpsuits with lightning bolts.
  • Jesus lived in state of grace in a Near Eastern land.
  • Elvis lived in Graceland in a nearly eastern state.
  • Mary, an important woman in Jesus' life, had an Immaculate Conception.
  • Priscilla, an important woman in Elvis' life, went to Immaculate Conception High School.
  • Jesus made reference to a Canaanite woman, saying, "It is not right to take the children's bread and toss it to their dogs."  (Matthew 15:26)
  • Elvis made reference to a woman, saying "You ain't nothing but a hound dog."
  • Jesus was first and foremost the Son of God.
  • Elvis first recorded with Sun Studios, which today are still considered to be his foremost recordings.
  • Jesus was the lamb of God.
  • Elvis had mutton chop sideburns.
  • Jesus' Father is everywhere.
  • Elvis' father was a drifter, and moved around quite a bit.
  • Jesus was a carpenter.
  • Elvis' favorite high school class was wood shop.
  • Jesus wore a crown of thorns in the style of royalty.
  • Elvis wore Royal Crown hair styler.
  • No one knows if Jesus had a middle name.
  • No one was really sure if Elvis' middle name was "Aron" or "Aaron".
  • Jesus is often depicted in pictures with a halo that looks like a gold plate.
  • Elvis' face is often depicted on a plate with gold trim and sold on TV.
  • Jesus said: "Man shall not live by bread alone."
  • Elvis liked his sandwiches with peanut butter and bananas.
  • Jesus was regarded by some to have been an extraordinary prophet.
  • Elvis was regarded by some to have made an extraordinary profit.

Source of most of the above:  http://www.mit.edu:8001/activities/41West/humour/Elvis_vs_Jesus.html
A few original items added as well.

"Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves."
Words of Jesus Christ in Matthew 7:15

 
 

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