Was Jesus Christ a Space Alien?

Ancient Christian Texts Hold the Answer

     Who, or what, was Jesus Christ?  Within just a few short decades after he walked the earth, a vast array of completely different theories had emerged to answer this question.   These theories often had little in common with each other.  Many of them were entirely heretical, even downright blasphemous, by traditional Christian standards.  Christian historians recorded the beliefs and origins of these theories in great detail.  By the early date of 110 AD, a large mosaic of differing opinion was already established.   The theological differences between competing groups of early Christians were so great that they make modern day differences between Catholics and Protestants look rather insignificant.  The early Christians were very deeply divided over who Jesus Christ was.

     Yet they all had one thing in common.  They all acknowledged that Jesus Christ was not entirely human.  He was more than just a man.  He was more than just another Prophet.  There was something definitely unearthly about him. 

     Besides this agreement, the early Christians reached no consensus of opinion.  There was no consensus that he was the Creator.  There was no consensus that he was born of a virgin.  There was no consensus that he was God in the flesh.  There was no consensus that he was even flesh at all! 

     This is interesting because it fits well with Jesus Christ being a space alien.  If he were the Almighty Creator God in the flesh, there would have been more of a consensus to that effect.  If he were merely a mortal man around whom a legend of divinity evolved, there would have been at least one so-called "heretic" on record who taught that.  As it is, the earliest histories indicate that every early group agreed that there was a component of his nature which was not of this world.  This situation seems natural if Jesus Christ was a space alien, for a space alien would appear to be in some way divine to ancient eyes, yet not entirely congruent with a monotheistic concept of God.

     Below are some quick summaries of the theories that attempted to explain who Jesus Christ really was.  All of these emerged within living memory of the first generation after Jesus Christ’s time on earth.  These are the very earliest interpretations:

     The Simonians believed that God got reincarnated from body to body.  Jesus Christ was one incarnation.  Simon Magus was another.  Simon’s disciple Menander was a third.  This theory had its origin with Simon Magus, whom Saint Peter is said to have rebuked.[1]

     Cerinthus and Theodotus believed that Christ and Jesus were actually two different people.  Jesus was human in every normal biological sense, but Christ was divine.  Christ entered into Jesus, such that they shared the same body, while remaining two different people.[2]  The Ebionites agreed with Cerinthus on these points, and they were mentioned at a very early date by Ignatius of Antioch about 100-110 AD.[3]  Cerinthus was very early, for it is recorded that he was a hostile acquaintance of Saint John the Apostle.[4] 

     Apelles agreed with Cerinthus, except that he believed Jesus Christ's body was not entirely human, but rather was composed of various states of matter that exist throughout the cosmos.[5]

     Carpocrates believed Jesus was a human conceived in the normal way, but that he was different because he was pure, and because he had a perfect memory, and because he had a special ability to escape from the evil angels who created the cosmos.[6]

     Other Gnostics asserted that Jesus Christ was "born as God,"[7] and they affirmed that he was born of a virgin.[8] 

     Marcion taught that Jesus was eternally unbegotten and that he descended from heaven.  Moreover, Jesus only appeared to be flesh, but was really a phantasm.  Jesus' Father was not the God of the Old Testament, but was rather a different God above him.[9]

     Likewise, the Docetae believed that Jesus Christ was entirely divine and heavenly.  As such, he was not human at all.  He only looked like he was human.  The earliest evidence for the existence of this theory occurs in the New Testament,[10] and also in the writings of Ignatius of Antioch.  These date from 80-110 AD.[11]

     The Peratae saw Jesus as a three-fold power who descended from heaven without ever being born, and contained within himself the fullness of all the potentialities of the cosmos.[12]

     The most popular branch of Gnosticism asserted that in the beginning, there were a certain number of primordial elements from which everything has its essence.  They believed Jesus Christ was the "fullness" of these "elements" – in Greek, the pleroma of the aeons.[13]  Different Gnostic groups argued extensively over precisely what this meant.  The earliest mention of this type of theory occurs in the New Testament book of Colossians, "the elements of the world… all the fullness of the Godhead…"[14]  Colossians is dated from 50-68 AD by Bible believing Christians and 60-90 AD by more secular critical scholars.  This view reached the height of its popularity with Valentinus, who went further by separating Jesus from Christ, alleging Jesus was of the animal nature and Christ of the spiritual.[15]

     Basilides saw Jesus as the manifestation of a heavenly conglomerate of seeds, who sits at the right hand of the demiurge in the heights of the firmament and advises him, and that the reason for his passion was to accomplish the ordering of the seeds – that is, to distinguish things and to put all things in the cosmos in their proper order.[16] 

     Saturninus believed Jesus only appeared to be human, but was really unbegotten and incorporeal, and that the Father who is above all sent him to overthrow the god of the Jews, and to bring salvation to those who believe in him.[17]

     The Catholics were first mentioned by Ignatius of Antioch about 100-110 AD.[18]  They believed that Jesus Christ was both fully God and fully human united in a single person.  The earliest definite and explicit mention of this belief occurs in the New Testament book of John, "in the beginning was the Word… The Word was God… and the Word became flesh."[19]  John wrote the rough draft himself, and asked his associates to edit it for him.[20]  John is dated from 80-110 AD.  Ignatius of Antioch concurred that Jesus was "God existing as flesh."[21]  By the late 2nd century, Catholic theology had become dominant.  Today, nearly all Christians, both Catholic and Protestant, accept this opinion.

     Then there are other interpretations that cannot certainly be dated until after apostolic times, yet are still ancient: 

     The Sethians believed that the Father produced the Son from some kind of cosmic heated turbulence, and that the Son "was transformed into the shape of a serpent and entered a womb."  To justify their concept of Christ's divine nature, the Sethians quoted Paul, "Who, being in the form of God, did not consider it robbery to be equal with God."[22]

     Another group of Sethians or Ophites believed that the heavenly Christ joined with Sophia and descended into the man Jesus Christ, and that this is why he was able to perform miracles.  These miracles enraged other powers, and so they killed him.  Christ and Sophia departed from Jesus before he died on the cross, yet Christ was nice enough to resurrect Jesus afterwards.[23]

     The Noetians believed that Jesus Christ was divine, but not as the Trinity says, for they asserted that the Father and the Son are really the same person, not distinct.[24]  Their opinion was originally conceived toward the end of the 2nd century, and still survives today among those who style themselves "Apostolic Pentecostals."

     The Arians believed that Jesus Christ was a God separate and distinct from the Father-God, who was neither joined to him in a Trinity nor equal with him.  They emerged in the early 4th century.  Their opinion survives today among the Mormons and Jehovah's Witnesses.

     The Muslims believe Jesus was only a man, and in no way divine at all.  Yet they believe that he was a great Prophet, that he was born of the Virgin Mary, and that he was the Messiah.  Like the Docetae, most Muslims think that he was whisked away while on the cross, only appearing to die when in reality he did not.  Many believe he will come again at the time of the apocalypse.  The Muslims first emerged in the 620's AD.  Thus, it took six centuries for legend to devolve Christ from God to mortal.   


Jesus Is a Space Alien God

     From this, it is clear that several deeply differing Christologies sprang up within living memory of Jesus Christ, and a few more in the ancient centuries afterward.  Despite their differences, these Christologies, with the exception of Islam, all acknowledged in one way or another that at least some component of Jesus Christ’s nature was definitely not of this world.  Noticeably absent from this assemblage is the belief that he was a mere human with no supernatural presence within him.  Even at Nicea, the issue was not if Jesus Christ was divine, but rather how he was divine.  Nobody at Nicea believed he was merely human.

     Christian history written before Nicea fills up ten volumes of encyclopedic books called the "Ante-Nicene Fathers."  Additionally, the Gnostic gospels and various apocryphal works of antiquity make our knowledge of the earliest Christians essentially complete.  From this material, it is apparent that Jesus Christ was not a mere man who gradually evolved from legend into God.  Instead, both proto-Catholic and so-called "heretical" sources from antiquity agree that there was some kind of divine component to Jesus Christ, and that belief in his divinity was widespread from the very earliest days of the faith.  However, the precise nature of this divine component was a matter of hot debate among them.

     Jesus Christ being a space alien god fits this pattern.  If he were the Almighty Creator God, he would have told people that, and everybody would have known what it meant.  If he had done so, there would be no reason for the vast divergence of Christologies that are known to have existed within living memory of him.  But instead of confessing that he was Almighty God in the flesh, he used vague terms to describe himself – "Son of Man," "Son of God," "Messiah," – all of which hint at something heavenly or quasi-divine, yet subtly ambiguous enough to make us wonder.  It’s as if everybody knew there was something supernatural about him, but nobody knew what it was for sure, and Jesus himself didn’t care to explain it.  Perhaps this is why the earliest gospels, Mark and Quelle, have such an underdeveloped and uncertain Christology – because the authors of Mark and Quelle were themselves uncertain, and so they intentionally left the Christology of their gospels incomplete.    

     If Jesus Christ told people he was a space alien, nobody would have known what it meant.  The ancients had no concept of extra-terrestrial life, nor of outer space.  To them, the stars were imbedded in a ceiling just above the earth.  To them, the planets were nothing but wandering stars on their astrology charts.  If they saw a UFO, it was attributed to the gods.  If they saw a space alien, it was said to be a demon or monster of some sort.  Telling people about space aliens back then would have resulted in unnecessary confusion.  If Jesus Christ were a space alien, the best thing for him to do would be to do exactly what he did – tell people he was from heaven, but leave his precise nature a mystery.  Indeed, he did just that, and his actions in this respect are congruent with what we would expect from a space alien who visited us before we had the scientific knowledge to understand him properly.  The result was a vast array of differing opinions concerning who he was, all of which emerged rather spontaneously within a few short decades of his lifetime.

     Jesus Christ did not want people to know who he was.  In fact, he was quite satisfied to allow confusion about him to persist.  As Mark, the earliest gospel, records, he asked his disciples, "Who do people think I am?"  They answered that a variety of opinions about his nature were in circulation.  Jesus then asked, "Who do you think I am?"  They replied, "The Messiah."  Then Jesus "sternly warned them not to tell anyone this."[25] 

     On another occasion, recorded outside the Bible, a man named Abgar wrote a letter to Jesus Christ saying, "I reasoned that you must be either God or the Son of God."  Jesus wrote back to Abgar saying, "Blessed are you because you have believed."[26]  What is interesting here is that Jesus Christ did not care to answer the implicit question – was he God or was he the Son of God?  This question was responsible for the Arian schism, the debate at Nicea, and the Gothic Wars which plunged Europe into the dark ages.  It was a very important question, yet Jesus did not answer it.  He wanted people to believe in him, but didn’t really want them to know exactly who he was.  This is fully congruent with what we might expect from a space alien who never bothered to explain his precise nature because it was beyond the comprehension of his audience, or because he wanted to maintain some level of secrecy.

          Consequently, speculation about Jesus Christ’s true nature ran wild in the early days of the faith.  Nobody knew for sure who he was, so everybody started guessing.  But the speculation always assumed he was not of this world, because that was the one thing everybody who saw him could agree upon.


In my Father's house are many mansions.  If it were not so, I would have told you.  I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go to prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you to me, so that where I am, you might also be there.[27] 


So said Jesus.  If we dare to take this passage at its most literal face value, then the meaning is quite clear:  Jesus' Father has a lot of big houses in his kingdom, but he doesn't have enough for us earthlings yet; and that's why Jesus left earth, to prepare a place for us, so that there would be enough room in the kingdom of God for us.  In light of the gods being physically real extraterrestrial entities, the passage becomes a lot more tangible and straightforward:  The Christian God doesn't control enough planets in the Galaxy to properly accommodate his servants, and so he is going to find some more planets in outer space that they can colonize.  Thus, he will add "mansions" to his kingdom. 

     Although this interpretation might seem outlandish, it is actually supported when read in conjunction with another dark parable of Jesus – a parable that theologians often reinterpret because of its violent nature and because of its incomprehensibility when read within the confines of the traditional Christian paradigm.  What centuries of theology have missed in this parable becomes entirely understandable when we understand that Jesus is a space god who left earth in order to conquer a planet for his servants to colonize. 


People were thinking that the kingdom of God would appear immediately, and so Jesus told them, "A certain nobleman went to a far away country to acquire a kingdom for himself, and to return… but his citizens hated him, and sent a message after him, saying, 'We do not want this man to reign over us…' (and the nobleman replied), 'Bring those enemies of mine who did not want me to reign over them.  Bring them here, and slay them in front of me.'"[28] 


The nobleman is Jesus.  The far away country is a planet beyond this earth.  The citizens are the occupants of the planet Jesus intends to conquer.  They don't want to be conquered, so Jesus is going to kill them.

     This parable is part of the very early gospel source Quelle, found in both Matthew and in Luke, and as such is one of the most certainly authentic oracles of Jesus. 

     The idea that the Christian God is a God of conquest should not be surprising at all.  One of the most frequently used names for God in the Prophetic oracles of the Bible is "LORD of Hosts."  The word "hosts" is actually the Hebrew word sabbaoth, which means "armies," and so "LORD of Hosts" is actually "Yahweh of Armies."  It is a military title for God.  The prophesies of Revelation corroborate that Christ is a militant God:


He (Christ) judges and makes war… the armies which were in heaven followed him…  and I saw the beast, and the kings of the earth, and their armies, gathered together to make war against him and against his army.[29] 


The Christian God is a God of military conquest.  The "church militant" is truly a militant church. 

     After 540 million years of animals ripping each others heads off and eating each other, it is safe to say there is certainly no Natural Law of Love.  The only Natural Law is Natural Selection, the Law of the Jungle – and everyone, both gods and mortals, must abide by this law in order to survive.  Survival of the fittest does not permit the gods to be anything better than violent creatures.  For this reason Jesus said,


Unless you bear your cross every day and follow me, you cannot be my disciple.  Whoever tries to save their life will loose it, and whoever looses their life for my sake and for the gospel's, the same shall save it.  If you wish to build a fortress, you should first count the cost.[30]


If God were the Almighty God of Unconditional Love and Grace, then shouldn't he endeavor to save all his children?  On the other hand, if God is a space alien who is locked in a violent death match with other space aliens, then it makes sense that he would only save his most loyal followers, because only those who are loyal have the will to fight for him in the never ending wars of the gods.  Jesus Christ's statement above indicates that the latter is the case, for the cost to follow him is great, on account of the incessant warfare it entails.

Click here to learn more about how Jesus may have been a space alien and other paranormal mysteries of the New Testament.

The creationist narrative in Genesis 1 is contradicted by many ancient Christian texts.  Instead of an Almighty Creator God, ancient Christian texts espouse that the universe is born from blind arrogance and stupidity.  The angels caused evolution to occur from species to species.  There are many gods, (or aliens?), and the Christian God is just one among them.  Satan the Devil writes scripture, and thus the Bible was polluted with Genesis 1.  Archaeology and modern scholarship demonstrate that Genesis is indeed corrupted.  Cavemen walk with Adam and Eve.  Esoteric prophecies reveal the coming of Christ, and also reveal the dark forces that govern the cosmos.  Such are the ancient Christian writings.

Sciencevindicates the truth of these ideas.  Evolution often happens too fast for Darwin’s theory.  Gaps in the fossil record indicate that some kind of unnatural force acts together with natural selection.  Astrobiology reveals that intelligent life probably evolved long before us.  The fossil record reveals strange clues that aliens abducted species and transported them across oceans, and that DNA from diverse lineages was combined to spawn hybrid species.  Evidently, aliens influence evolution, and they are the gods of the world’s religions. 

This is not fiction.  All these facts are thoroughly documented in the links above.

[1] Acts 8:9-24

[2] Irenaeus.  Against Heresies 1.26.1-2; Hippolytus.  The Refutation of All Heresies 7:21, 7:23, 10:17

[3] Ignatius of Antioch.  Philadelphians 6

[4] Irenaeus.  Against Heresies 3.3.4

[5] Hippolytus.  The Refutation of All Heresies 7:26

[6] Irenaeus.  Against Heresies 1.25.1; Hippolytus.  The Refutation of All Heresies 7:20

[7] The Trimorphic Protennoia, Nag Hammadi 13:38

[8] Hippolytus.  The Refutation of All Heresies 8:2, 10:12

[9] Irenaeus.  Against Heresies 1.27; Hippolytus.  The Refutation of All Heresies 7:19, 10:15

[10] 1st John 4:2-3

[11] Ignatius of Antioch.  Trallians 10, Smyrnaeans 1, 3, 7, Ephesians 7

[12] Hippolytus.  The Refutation of All Heresies 5:7, 10:6

[13] Irenaeus.  Against Heresies 1.2.6; Hippolytus.  The Refutation of All Heresies 6:27

[14] Colossians 2:8-9

[15] Irenaeus.  Against Heresies 1.21.2

[16] Hippolytus.  The Refutation of All Heresies 7:11, 7:15

[17] Hippolytus.  The Refutation of All Heresies 7:16

[18] Ignatius of Antioch.  Smyrnaeans 9

[19] John 1:1, 1:14

[20] Muratorion Canon, c. 170 AD

[21] Ignatius of Antioch.  Ephesians 7

[22] Hippolytus.  The Refutation of All Heresies 10:7;  Philippians 2:6

[23] Irenaeus.  Against Heresies 1.30.13

[24] Hippolytus.  The Refutation of All Heresies 8:12, 9:5

[25] Mark 8:27-30

[26] Eusebius.  The History of the Church 1:13

[27] John 14:2-3

[28] Luke 19:11-12,14,27

[29] Revelation 19:11-19

[30] Mark 8:34-35, Matthew 16:24-25, Luke 9:23-24, 14:26-27 





Ancient Christians believed the Holy Spirit is Female, and She is the true mother of Jesus Christ, not Mary.

Above: Apes caused evolution by breeding with earth's species.

Below: The Primordial Bull-God El, the Father of the gods in ancient pre-Jewish Hebrew religion. He is "God the Father" in Christianity.