Kemetic Origins of Christianity

From the beginning of time Africans have always possessed a belief in one God, self-created and all powerful. Upon following the wonders of the universe, man began to see the a lot of manifestations of the one Creator shown in all that existed and acknowledged them as aspects of the One, or Netcher. [membership level="1"]This monotheistic viewpoint saw everything as an element of the whole. A Netcher is not God, it is a fundamental part of that which is God. Mystical spirituality, in all of its forms and disciplines of spiritual development, was in fact utilized in Ancient Kemet (Egypt) earlier than every other location in history.

The individuals of Kemet were the earliest humans to show a significant belief in a doctrine of everlasting life. The Book of the Coming Forth By Day, which was initially misinterpreted as the Book of the Dead, was a compilation of the prayers which were inscribed on the walls of the tombs or composed on papyrus scrolls, which were buried with the dead. These sacred pronouncements were discovered by the grave robbers who violated these tombs seeking recognition and glory.

There are a lot of essential religious references that have emerged from the Book of the Coming Forth by Day:
The conception of heaven
The soul of of man going to Heaven
The soul of man sitting on a throne by the side of God
The heavenly blessed eating from the tree of life
Gold molding man from clay
God breathing the breath of life into man’s nostrils
The concept of creation through the spoken word
Moral concepts of good and evil
Traditions of hell and hell fire

One of the most celebrated Netcherw in all of Kemet was in fact Ausar, who is commonly known by his Greek name Osiris. It has been written that at the time of his birth, a voice was in fact heard to proclaim that the lord of creation was born. He is known as a great mythical King of Kemet who brought civilization to his people and set up a code of laws and guidance for the worship of God. He ruled Kemet together with his wife Aset, who is better known by her Greek name Isis.

According to legend, Ausar was in fact slain by his cunning and wicked brother Set, who sliced his body into 14 sections and scattered them throughout Kemet. After a long search, Aset found all of the parts of her husband’s body except the phallus, which, as legend has it, was consumed by a catfish when it was discarded into the Nile. Aset recreated the absent part of Ausar in representing the resurrection of Ausar.

Aset had been without child prior to the murder of Ausar, however by way of specific powerful words provided to her by the Netcher Djhuiti (Thoth), who symbolizes divine articulation of speech, conceived a child upon becoming immaculately impregnated by the soul of her husband and delivered a son, Heru (Horus), who avenged the death of his father by slaying his Uncle Set.

After Heru reached maturity, he ruled as “king on Earth” and Ausar journeyed to the underworld, where he reigned as ruler. A number of the titles conferred upon Ausar had been Lord of Eternity, Ruler of the Dead and Lord of the Underworld. Images of Ausar within his new position of rulership show him as a mummified, bearded king who carries the shepherd’s was ornamented with a checkerboard pattern that represented the good and bad who were to come before him. Ausar also became the representation of the deceased master, as well as all deceased individuals.


Anthony Browder, Nile Valley Contributions to Civilization

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