* Jesus said: "Love thy neighbor." (Matthew 22:39) * Elvis said: "Don't be cruel." (RCA, 1956) * Jesus is the Lord's shepherd. * Elvis dated Cybill Shepherd. * Jesus was part of the Trinity. * Elvis' first band was a trio. * Jesus walked on water. (Matthew 14:25) * Elvis surfed. (Blue Hawaii, Paramount, 1965) * Jesus' entourage, the Apostles, had 12 members. * Elvis' entourage, the Memphis Mafia, had 12 members. * Jesus was resurrected. * Elvis had the famous 1968 "comeback" TV special. * Jesus said, "If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink." (John 7:37) * Elvis said, "Drinks on me!" (Jailhouse Rock, MGM, 1957) * Jesus fasted for 40 days and nights. * Elvis had irregular eating habits. (e.g. 5 banana splits for breakfast) * Jesus is a Capricorn. (December 25) * Elvis is a Capricorn. (January 8) * Matthew was one of Jesus' many biographers. (The Gospel According to Matthew) * Neil Matthews was one of Elvis' many biographers. (Elvis: A Golden Tribute) * "[Jesus] countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow." * Elvis wore snow-white jumpsuits with lightning bolts. * Jesus lived in state of grace in a Near Eastern land. * Elvis lived in Graceland in a nearly eastern state. * Mary, an important woman in Jesus' life, had an Immaculate Conception. * Priscilla, an important woman in Elvis' life, went to Immaculate Conception High School. * Jesus was first and foremost the Son of God. * Elvis first recorded with Sun Studios, which today are still considered to be his foremost recordings. * Jesus was the lamb of God. * Elvis had mutton chop sideburns. * Jesus' Father is everywhere. * Elvis' father was a drifter, and moved around quite a bit. * Jesus was a carpenter. * Elvis' favorite high school class was wood shop. * Jesus wore a crown of thorns. * Elvis wore Royal Crown hair styler. * Jesus H. Christ has 12 letters. * Elvis Presley has 12 letters. * No one knows what the "H" in "Jesus H. Christ" stood for. * No one was really sure if Elvis' middle name was "Aron" or "Aaron". * Jesus is often depicted in pictures with a halo that looks like a gold plate. * Elvis' face is often depicted on a plate with gold trim and sold through TV. * Jesus said: "Man shall not live by bread alone." * Elvis liked his sandwiches with peanut butter and bananas.