Just as kids dont know exactly when Sinterklaas will visit their house, Christians dont know when Jesus will return
17. Just as kids look forward to Sinterklaas arrival on December 5 th (Saint Nicholas Eve), Christians look forward to the second coming of Christ.
Such women may have overcome such visual differences with superb training from childhood
21. Both are associated with a cross (Jesus was crucified on a Cross. At times, Saint Nicholas wears a hat with a cross on it).
22. Both have a book with peoples names in it. In In the Book of Revelation, there is a book in Heaven called the Book of Life, which has the names of those who have Christ as Lord and Savior. Anyone whose name is not found in it goes to Hell. Likewise, Sinterklass has a book that has the names of both naughty and nice children. This decides who gets rewarded and who gets punished on Saint Nicholas Eve.
23. Sinterklaas brings gifts to the children of the world: Jesus brings the gift of salvation to the world, to all of Gods children. In the future, he will also usher in the Millennial Reign, which will also be a gift to the world, to all of Gods children.
Though this later borrowing is not known for 100% certainty (coincidence needs to be factored in), there is no denying that they borrowed from pre-Zoroastrian Iranian religion.
The Mughals had some of their elephants wear armor, and from the 16-17 th centuries some bore swivel cannons on their backs. A huge elephant covered in armor, with a moving cannon on its back? Thats a living tank! Does this mean that the men who designed Little Willie, the first battle tank of the 20th century, borrowed the idea from the Mughals? Not at all. There is no evidence to show that. Indeed, Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519 AD) came up with the idea of a mechanical battle tank long before Little Willie was made. Does this automatically show that the inventors of Little Willie stole the idea from Da Vinci, or that the Mughals were inspired by him to make a living version of a tank? […]