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 Creciendo en Gracia

Research resources: Apologetics Index entry on Creciendo en Gracia, led by José Luis De Jesus Miranda, who claims to be Jesus Christ

Wednesday May 2, 2012
Creciendo en GraciaJose Luis De Jesus MirandaRNB's Religion News Blog:
Jose Luis de Jesus Miranda Followers of José Luis De Jesus Miranda — a man who has claimed to be both Jesus Christ and the Antichrist — claim they and their leader will be ‘transformed’ on June 30th.

And, according to one of the cult members, “All those that are not believers are going to be destroyed.”

Monday April 20, 2009
Creciendo en GraciaGrowing in GraceJose Luis De Jesus Miranda:
Jose Luis de Jesus Miranda A man claiming to be both Jesus Christ reincarnated and the Anti-Christ had a birthday party Friday.

Hundreds gathered in Golden Gate, Florida, to celebrate their Christmas – the birthday of Jose Luis de Jesus Miranda, the Miami preacher who says he is Jesus Christ the man.

Wednesday March 11, 2009
Creciendo en GraciaGrowing in GraceJose Luis De Jesus Miranda:
Jose Luis de Jesus Miranda Wearing white T-shirts emblazoned with ”666”, about a dozen followers of Jose Luis de Jesus Miranda, the Miami-based minister who proclaimed himself the Antichrist, protested his ”persecution” by the justice system in front of the family courthouse on Tuesday.

De Jesus is refusing to pay more than $2.2 million a judge has awarded to his ex-wife.

Tuesday January 13, 2009
Creciendo en GraciaGrowing in GraceJose Luis De Jesus Miranda:
Jose Luis de Jesus Miranda Jose Luis de Jesus Miranda, who gained international notoriety by declaring himself first to be Jesus Christ, then the Antichrist, roundly lost his divorce court bid to protect his church from financial claims by his most recent ex-wife.

Miami-Dade County Circuit Judge Roberto Pineiro essentially ruled that de Jesus’ Growing in Grace church was his personal business, rather than a religious nonprofit organization, and awarded Josefina de Jesus Torres the more than $2.2 million she sought in the divorce — the amount her lawyer deemed was half the assets of her ex-husband and his church.

Saturday August 23, 2008
Creciendo en GraciaGrowing in GraceJose Luis De Jesus Miranda:
Jose Luis De Jesus Miranda Jose Luis de Jesus Miranda, the Doral-based church leader who first claimed to be Christ, then the Antichrist, disappeared after he was declared in contempt of court for failure to pay alimony to his soon-to-be ex-wife.

Their divorce trial went ahead without him this week, with wife Josefina de Jesus Torres alleging abuse, abandonment and infidelity.

Monday July 14, 2008
Creciendo en GraciaJose Luis De Jesus Miranda:
Jose Luis de Jesus Miranda Jose Luis de Jesus Miranda claims to be Jesus. And the Anti-Christ. And the ruler of a soon-to-be-established worldwide government.

Nevertheless, lots of people believe his claims and join his religious cult. [video]

Monday January 21, 2008
Creciendo en GraciaGrowing in GraceJose Luis De Jesus Miranda:
Growing in Grace considers itself a Christian denomination, though it follows the teachings of a man who calls himself the Antichrist. [video]

Friday October 5, 2007
Creciendo en GraciaGrowing in GraceJose Luis De Jesus Miranda:
The Doral based church leader who called himself Jesus Christ, only to later call himself the Antichrist and tattoo “666″ on himself, is calling for a protest against the judge who handled his divorce case.

Wednesday September 26, 2007
Creciendo en GraciaGrowing in GraceJose Luis De Jesus Miranda:
Miranda entered the country as a tourist, however, in reality he was here taking part in activities different than tourism, violating his entry status.

Tuesday August 7, 2007
Creciendo en GraciaGrowing in GraceJose Luis De Jesus Miranda:
A controversial religious figure who some call a dangerous cult leader while others call Lord spent two days in St. Catharines over the weekend to nurture his Canadian flock.

Thursday July 19, 2007
Creciendo en GraciaGrowing in GraceJose Luis De Jesus Miranda:
Jose Luis de Jesus Miranda claims to be the latest incarnation of Jesus Christ, but the modern savior has modern troubles.

Saturday June 30, 2007
Creciendo en GraciaGrowing in GraceJose Luis De Jesus Miranda:
The Miami-based preacher who has basked in international attention since declaring himself the second coming of Jesus Christ has used charitable donations to his ministry for personal expenses – paying $144,000 a year in alimony to his first wife and buying property in his and his relatives’ names.

Friday June 29, 2007
Creciendo en GraciaGrowing in GraceJose Luis De Jesus Miranda:
Now, though, the romance that De Jesus told her was divinely decreed has ended in the most temporal of battlefields: divorce court. And, amid court revelations about his personal spending, she is speaking out publicly about life with the controversial Miami-based preacher.

Wednesday June 27, 2007
Creciendo en GraciaGrowing in GraceJose Luis De Jesus Miranda:
Testimony in divorce court about the tangled finances of controversial preacher Jose Luis De Jesus Miranda has prompted a judge to alert the feds about his ministry’s operations.

Tuesday June 12, 2007
Creciendo en GraciaGrowing in GraceJose Luis De Jesus MirandaReligious Insanity:
Religious insanity personified: many people follow a man who claims to be Jesus Christ — but who disagrees with the essential doctrines of the Christian Church.

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