And, according to one of the cult members, “All those that are not believers are going to be destroyed.”
Category: Creciendo en Gracia
Research resources: Apologetics Index entry on Creciendo en Gracia, led by JosÃ© Luis De Jesus Miranda, who claims to be Jesus Christ
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Growing in Grace considers itself a Christian denomination, though it follows the teachings of a man who calls himself the Antichrist.
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.
Miranda entered the country as a tourist, however, in reality he was here taking part in activities different than tourism, violating his entry status.
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.