Elvis - Jesus Similarities:

  * 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

  * 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
  * 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

  * 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.

Adam Sandler