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We have Yahweh, they have Blah

A Commentary on the humanist movement
How the boring humanists cannot not lose
By Christopher R. Hoops

While observing a limited amount of the coverage of the presidential race I have noticed that since the Vietnam War all the sign wielding, protest-mongering nincompoops have thought of nothing new. And if they were given a hundred years they would continue using the same clichés and adolescent chant recipes. Their opposition, the programmed right, have even less creative ways of combating them. Both sides have many things in common but most importantly they are all humanists. Because they are humanists they all have prepubescent attention spans, unrealistic, not to mention ignorant, fragmented arguments for their agendas, trite humor, weak faith, they drool over handouts and wail over oppression. They both possess little regard for truth and no shame in their disregard of it. They pander to their “leaders? then leave them in the dust to fall prey to new political messiahs resting under the shade of the deception trees. Humanists choose their sides not on principle but biased education and upbringing that are selfish and bitter. There is no conclusion to draw except that the radicals and revolutionaries are dull-witted boring losers.

The radical right is a machine that staggers to socio-economic slavery behind the revolutionary left that charges toward it. Observing American politics the “conservatives? won’t stand for any one thing or principle that may take political casualties. The “liberals? constantly take the stand that is always reverse of “conservative? and it seems they simply do it for the mere act of being the mirror side of the opposition. If conservatives wanted to outlaw forks the liberals would take a stand and try to keep forks but outlaw spoons. (The centrists would outlaw both and mandate sporks and require a twelve hour state certified training on the new equipment. I am convinced this would be smarter legislation than what they actually do.)

If Bush is vetoed in the next election (which he very well should be) he will be brushed under the carpet with the rest of non-hero radical republican conservatives. Reagan was a hero, Bush the elder was not. Reagan was reelected, Bush the elder was not. The republicans or so-called conservatives would find a new Elephant warrior and forget that Bush character. (“Bush? Who is that? Wait, they're a band! I like them!?) R.L. Dabney wrote “This [American] conservativism has no idea of ever being guilty of the folly of martyrdom…American conservativism is merely the shadow that fallows radicalism as it moves forward toward perdition." Kerry is the radical that the conservatives will fallow, grumbling and complaining, into the pits of hell.

If the revolutionary Kerry is put on the slab (which he very well should be) the conservatives will raise their American flags, hail their leader as a political god-man and let him run this country into the ground for another four years without questioning his motives. The liberals will put up a huge fit and most likely hold candlelight vigils surrounded by badly drawn signs on floppy cardboard and shout stupid chants that translate into “we’re sore losers!? When the hubbub is over they will seek a new candidate, a winning candidate, and send the old one to write lousy books in the shadows of the forgotten.

The political game is now like a warped version of little league baseball. The batter steps to the plate, a ball is pitched and he takes a swing. If he misses, then (for the conservatives) he gets to leave the field in shame; (for the liberals) the batter gets to take a few more swings until they find he is a loser, and when they do, he is put on the bench. If the conservative batter hits the ball then the crowd goes wild, the kid runs as hard as he can and one of his parents grabs the plate and brings it to him so he gets there faster. If the liberal batter hits the ball he runs to first base but misses, the crowd then threatens the umpire and tries to make the “out? call illegitimate. The liberal fans will begin yelling harsh profanities, slanders and mostly untrue insults at the opposing team in order to change or undo the successful play.

If the conservative team wins they will go home, think of ways to make the ball-field in more places than just their home town and the liberal team will make up all kinds of excuses as to why the game was lost to the conservatives. If the liberal team wins then they will go home victors, scheming of ways to dissolve the conservative competition in order to make the game play exactly how they want it and end exactly how they wish it to end. They both want control of the league of littles.

The teams will trade players, agree to disagree on legitimate rules while making new ones that hinder true sportsmanship. After a while all the teams will slowly mold into revolutionary go-getters that not only hate the system that gave them the game but want to use it to destroy the freedom that is found within the fences of the field. The rules making the game enjoyable are replaced with mandatory guidelines that ruin any sort of legitimate game-play and warp the original idea behind the game. The humanists will never realize they are playing the same game with the same umpire calling the shots.

The view behind the original American political system is that it is to be bound with Biblical morality and managed by honest straight-talking citizens with vested interest in the future of the same state (in the beginning it was states -- now we are one big mammoth state.) Needless to say (though I will say it anyway) we are a far cry from what the founders intended.

What makes the teams so obviously intertwined and ridiculously identical is who they seek to rescue them from danger. Left and right, conservative and liberal; socialist, communist, and big-business capitalist: all plead for salvation to the same god, the god of the state. Conservatives want a marriage amendment and liberals want marriage redefined. They want two things but both are the exactly alike. Their hope is found in the long robes, heavy hammers, horses and chariots of the federal government, state government and sometimes (especially in Santa Cruz) local. This is the life and death plea of the proactive humanist. “Pharaoh feed us!? “Caesar save us!? “Lincoln free us!?

The humanist cries to man expecting freedom and salvation from the chains life and death have to offer. Unwittingly they only invite more bondage since one enslaved to flesh and sin cannot offer anything but more slavery.

As Christians we cannot put our faith in the robes and chariots; we must cry to the only living God who is free and offers the only source of freedom. King David wrote in Psalm twenty, “Some trust in chariots, and some in horses: but we will remember the name of the Lord our God. They are brought down and fallen: but we are risen, and stand upright. Save, Lord: let the king hear us when we call.? King David set an example of a biblical worldview regarding governments and their powers, putting his trust in the name of God, Jehovah. In this passage David uses the expression “save?. “Save? is used when times are looking bleak, when the logical conclusion is that all is lost and the battle is soon to end. It is a final plea to God, a cry of distress and helplessness.

Jehovah’s name was Israel’s banner, when they fought righteously they fought under His name and they could not lose. We are oppressed because of the banner we live and fight under and are soon to be persecuted because of it. It is not Jehovah’s, it is Baal’s, or Pharaoh’s or Caesar’s. As a nation we have put our faith in the government and every part of life is in bondage to it, to the god we worship.

I am not implying that we need a Christian government take-over or (Heaven forbid!) a coup d'etat, quite the opposite. Let the humanists have the government. The slimy sewer rat god of politics is nothing compared to the banner of Jehovah. We do not need the leading politician, we do not need new amendments nor the government cheese programs. What the United States needs is faithful Christians to put down the filthy weapons of this world and surrender them to the humanists. Then, by losing them we will have them. To conquer any pagan culture and replace it with a Christian society, repentance, prayer and God-centered worship is required. These are the fiercest of all weapons and pagans cannot wield them. For salvation, deliverance and rest we do not look to anything regulated by life and death, we must seek Him who is life and has conquered death. Repentance, prayer and worship are weapons without equals exclusively reserved for believers.

When Christ healed he forgave sins, when Elijah ended the drought he prayed, and when Israel went to battle the worshipers were in the front line. We must repent and be healed, we must pray expecting rain, and worship knowing the enemy’s gates cannot withstand the pending army of God. We will take this world captive if we use these weapons and Christ will use us and His enemies, the humanists, to do it. Save.

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Yahweh vs. Secular humanism

Since I recently hosted my first Passover dinner, I am still living in the glow of all I learned over dinner that night. First, I learned that we are a free people. We are no ones slaves. Certainly not the government's slaves.

Second, I learned that the glass is not half empty or half full, its full to overflowing and there are three more glasses right after that.

Third, I learned that the Jews believe that in each generation, Isaiah comes back disguised as a homeless person, and he knocks on people's doors and asks them to help him. It is a test. He judges us on how we greet him--- are we decent and good to those who have less than us? Lots less than us?

The secular humanist would tell me it is economically efficient to help out the poor man as it would add to the general health of the community. He would be right. But what if the government told me that I am not allowed to feed this man under penalty of law. Where is the higher authority on the moral dilemna of following conscience or following law?

The person who has a belief in Yaweh (or God or Allah or The Great Spirit) has a distinct advantage over the aetheist or agnostic. The Yahweh believers are not confused as to what to do. They know exactly what they are supposed to do. And indecision wastes energy. See? its Physics!

The secular humanist would say "belief in God is wishful thinking, fantasy, and fiction." Yet, when you're in the trenches and faced with hugely difficult decisions, those with faith in God will do better than those without. Like a compass helps when you're lost.

No matter. It still works. If we treated each homeless person who comes to our door as though they were a richly deserving human being who's suffering we have both the power to and obligation to help. Its Jewish law.

The above writer's angst-ridden whine does make one coherent point. Belief in God is more freeing than belief in government as the ultimate authority. While most divinity based belief systems do come with a raft load of rules and expectations --- the individual is ultimately responsible only to God and can, with full conscience, say no to government when appropriate.

So, if you allow yourself the possibility of belief in an Intelligent God (as opposed to chemistry and physical forces in motion) this means that always, everywhere, that person is truly free to believe what he will and do what he deems necessary....and if God doesn't like it, he can take it up with him later.

(or her. yeah yeah)

Re: We have Yahweh, they have Blah

“And just a little while longer, and the wicked one will be no more;
And you will certainly give attention to his place, and he will not be.
But the meek ones themselves will possess the earth,
And they will indeed find their exquisite delight in the abundance of peace...
The righteous themselves will possess the earth, And they will reside forever upon it.?
Psalm 37:9-11; 29
“The God of heaven will set up a kingdom that will never be brought to ruin. And the kingdom itself will not be passed on to any other people. It will crush and put an end to all these kingdoms, and it itself will stand to times indefinite.? Daniel 2:44
“For here I am creating new heavens and a new earth; and the former things will not be called to mind, neither will they come up into the heart.? Isaiah 65:17
Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit the earth. Matthew 5:5
“Let your kingdom come. Let your will take place, as in heaven, also upon earth.? Matthew 6:10
“But there are new heavens and a new earth that we are awaiting according to his promise, and in these righteousness is to dwell.? 2 Peter 3:13
“And I saw a new heaven and a new earth...And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.? Revelation 21:4

God is a black female, deal with it and quit calling god "HE"

WHITE MALE GOD OUT OF THE MIDDLE, you guys are really holding on to some racist fiction in hopes god is a white male as you need HIM to be! I personally believe Christianity serves one purpose only, as a social opiate of the masses. Nothing else. There is no REALITY to this fiction. AT ALL. This is not HISTORY, it is science fiction...this christian crap...And the bible is full of violence, war, sexism, racism, et al. I do not think a woman-hating, lilly white, patriarchal fiction that juxtaposes everyone against the "one way" of white male goddom, is what the world needs now...

Muslimahs are Womyn too!

"WHITE MALE GOD OUT OF THE MIDDLE EAST.."'s much better that womyn of the Middle East are forced to wear abayas and keeps them in their place, giving Muslim men time to worship the Evil Moon god (allah) and not be tempted by Shaitanic women's ways. It is also good that Muslim men can beat women and have sex whenever they desire...

Re: We have Yahweh, they have Blah

Kirsten, you are throwing the baby out with the bathwater. You cannot argue that religion has not provided some kind of moral force throughout major civilizations. I will not comment on Christianity, but Jewish law provides hundreds of examples of fair business practices, service to the poor, and prohibitions against gossip. You do not need to be religious to gain valuable insight on how to live as a decent human being.

I think you are showing an arrogance to thousands of years of study, observation, and knowledge as well as insulting those who do believe. What makes you such an authority anyway?

My Yahway or the Highway!

The so called "bible" had over 70 books taken out, and the rest was systematically edited and rearanged to fit a certain agenda. It is NOT the word of "God" at all. Sure there are moral precepts in the "bible". Thou shalt not kill for intance. Now, this is precept for primitive minds. But you have the hard core right wing Christian and hard core right wing Zionists, in bed together and orchestrating the gradual implimentation of WWW3. There are so many horrific statements and mandates in the "bible", encouraging intense violence, backwards, distorted thinking, and outright lies: designed to create a mythology that innocent people will accept as "The absolute "truth". yeah sure, you can find wisdom anywhere, but those who believe the lies and stories that the "bible" says are "truth" and totally and absolutely decieved.

Real spirituality and "religeon" are on far ends of the spectrum. These babyonian "religeons" are created to confuse and control the masses. The deeper teachings of Yahshua were taken OUT of the "bible" and are in the Vatican library.

Do some research on where the word "god" comes from. What does it mean?

The orginal word was "Elohim". It is a PLURAL word. It means:

Those who came from the sky.

Don't be a sleepy human. Be a waking human. There has been a systamatic campaign to "pacify" the human population, and keep us asleep to who we really are, and focused on their created externalized "religeons" and fear of some mythical "god". These "people" do NOT want you to know who you really are, and what the purpose of life is. They want to keep us sick, medicated, televion numbed, vaccinated, in debt, and born again.

The "passion" of Christ was just a massive psychological operation to activate the collective "guilt" that has been forced fed to the world for hundreds of years. This is another lie. Yahshua's life is the point.

And if he were to come back to the earth today, he would turn from these right wing, extemeists that are trying to force feed the world their religeons and their wars, and he would say:

"They call me Lord, Lord, but they do not know me".

Don't buy the lies. Yahshua/Jesus certainly does not.

The Bible:

(Note: In the Bible, words having to do with killing significantly outnumber words having to do with love.) GE 3:1-7, 22-24 God allows Adam and Eve to be deceived by the Serpent (the craftiest of all of God's wild creatures). They eat of the "Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil," thereby incurring death for themselves and all of mankind for ever after. God prevents them from regaining eternal life, by placing a guard around the "Tree of Eternal Life." (Note: God could have done the same for the "Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil" in the first place and would thereby have prevented the Fall of man, the necessity for Salvation, the Crucifixion of Jesus, etc.)

GE 4:2-8 God's arbitrary preference of Abel's offering to that of Cain's provokes Cain to commit the first biblically recorded murder and kill his brother Abel.

GE 34:13-29 The Israelites kill Hamor, his son, and all the men of their village, taking as plunder their wealth, cattle, wives and children.

GE 6:11-17, 7:11-24 God is unhappy with the wickedness of man and decides to do something about it. He kills every living thing on the face of the earth other than Noah's family and thereby makes himself the greatest mass murderer in history.

GE 19:26 God personally sees to it that Lot's wife is turned to a pillar of salt (for having looked behind her while fleeing the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah).

GE 38:9 "... whenever he lay with his brother's wife, he spilled his semen on the ground to keep from producing offspring for his brother. What he did was wicked ..., so the Lord put him to death."

EX 2:12 Moses murders an Egyptian.

EX 7:1, 14, 9:14-16, 10:1-2, 11:7 The purpose of the devastation that God brings to the Egyptians is as follows:
to show that he is Lord;
to show that there is none like him in all the earth;
to show his great power;
to cause his name to be declared throughout the earth;
to give the Israelites something to talk about with their children;
to show that he makes a distinction between Israel and Egypt.

EX 9:22-25 A plague of hail from the Lord strikes down everything in the fields of Egypt both man and beast except in Goshen where the Israelites reside.

EX 12:29 The Lord kills all the first-born in the land of Egypt.

EX 17:13 With the Lord's approval, Joshua mows down Amalek and his people.

EX 21:20-21 With the Lord's approval, a slave may be beaten to death with no punishment for the perpetrator as long as the slave doesn't die too quickly.

EX 32:27 "Put every man his sword by his side, and go in and out from gate to gate throughout the camp, and slay every man his brother, and every man his companion, and every man his neighbor.

EX 32:27-29 With the Lord's approval, the Israelites slay 3000 men.

LE 26:7-8 The Lord promises the Israelites that, if they are obedient, their enemies will "fall before your sword."

LE 26:22 "I will also send wild beasts among you, which shall rob you of your children."

LE 26:29, DT 28:53, JE 19:9, EZ 5:8-10 As a punishment, the Lord will cause people to eat the flesh of their own sons and daughters and fathers and friends.

LE 27:29 Human sacrifice is condoned. (Note: An example is given in JG 11:30-39)

NU 11:33 The Lord smites the people with a great plague.

NU 12:1-10 God makes Miriam a leper for seven days because she and Aaron had spoken against Moses.

NU 15:32-36 A Sabbath breaker (who had gathered sticks for a fire) is stoned to death at the Lord's command.

NU 16:27-33 The Lord causes the earth to open and swallow up the men and their households (including wives and children) because the men had been rebellious.

NU 16:35 A fire from the Lord consumes 250 men.

NU 16:49 A plague from the Lord kills 14,700 people.

NU 21:3 The Israelites utterly destroy the Canaanites.

NU 21:6 Fiery serpents, sent by the Lord, kill many Israelites.

NU 21:35 With the Lord's approval, the Israelites slay Og "... and his sons and all his people, until there was not one survivor left ...."

NU 25:4 (KJV) "And the Lord said unto Moses, take all the heads of the people, and hang them up before the Lord against the sun ...."

NU 25:8 "He went after the man of Israel into the tent, and thrust both of them through, the man of Israel, and the woman through her belly."

NU 25:9 24,000 people die in a plague from the Lord.

NU 31:9 The Israelites capture Midianite women and children.

NU 31:17-18 Moses, following the Lord's command, orders the Israelites to kill all the Midianite male children and "... every woman who has known man ...." (Note: How would it be determined which women had known men? One can only speculate.)

NU 31:31-40 32,000 virgins are taken by the Israelites as booty. Thirty-two are set aside (to be sacrificed?) as a tribute for the Lord.

DT 2:33-34 The Israelites utterly destroy the men, women, and children of Sihon.

DT 3:6 The Israelites utterly destroy the men, women, and children of Og.

DT 7:2 The Lord commands the Israelites to "utterly destroy" and shown "no mercy" to those whom he gives them for defeat.

DT 20:13-14 "When the Lord delivers it into your hand, put to the sword all the males .... As for the women, the children, the livestock and everything else in the city, you may take these as plunder for yourselves."

DT 20:16 "In the cities of the nations the Lord is giving you as an inheritance, do not leave alive anything that breathes."

DT 21:10-13 With the Lord's approval, the Israelites are allowed to take "beautiful women" from the enemy camp to be their captive wives. If, after sexual relations, the husband has "no delight" in his wife, he can simply let her go.

DT 28:53 "You will eat the fruit of the womb, the flesh of the sons and daughters the Lord your God has given you."

JS 1:1-9, 18 Joshua receives the Lord's blessing for all the bloody endeavors to follow.

JS 6:21-27 With the Lord's approval, Joshua destroys the city of Jericho men, women, and children with the edge of the sword.

JS 7:19-26 Achan, his children and his cattle are stoned to death because Achan had taken a taboo thing.

JS 8:22-25 With the Lord's approval, Joshua utterly smites the people of Ai, killing 12,000 men and women, so that there were none who escaped.

JS 10:10-27 With the help of the Lord, Joshua utterly destroys the Gibeonites.

JS 10:28 With the Lord's approval, Joshua utterly destroys the people of Makkedah.

JS 10:30 With the Lord's approval, Joshua utterly destroys the Libnahites.

JS 10:32-33 With the Lord's approval, Joshua utterly destroys the people of Lachish.

JS 10:34-35 With the Lord's approval, Joshua utterly destroys the Eglonites.

JS 10:36-37 With the Lord's approval, Joshua utterly destroys the Hebronites.

JS 10:38-39 With the Lord's approval, Joshua utterly destroys the Debirites.

JS 10:40 (A summary statement.) "So Joshua defeated the whole land ...; he left none remaining, but destroyed all that breathed, as the Lord God of Israel commanded."

JS 11:6 The Lord orders horses to be hamstrung. (Exceedingly cruel.)

JS 11:8-15 "And the lord gave them into the hand of Israel, ...utterly destroying them; there was none left that breathed ...."

JS 11:20 "For it was the Lord's doing to harden their hearts that they should come against Israel in battle, in order that they should be utterly destroyed, and should receive no mercy but be exterminated, as the Lord commanded Moses."

JS 11:21-23 Joshua utterly destroys the Anakim.

JG 1:4 With the Lord's support, Judah defeats 10,000 Canaanites at Bezek.

JG 1:6 With the Lord's approval, Judah pursues Adoni-bezek, catches him, and cuts off his thumbs and big toes.

JG 1:8 With the Lord's approval, Judah smites Jerusalem.

JG 1:17 With the Lord's approval, Judah and Simeon utterly destroy the Canaanites who inhabited Zephath.

JG 3:29 The Israelites kill about 10,000 Moabites.

JG 3:31 (A restatement.) Shamgar killed 600 Philistines with an oxgoad.

JG 4:21 Jael takes a tent stake and hammers it through the head of Sisera, fastening it to the ground.

JG 7:19-25 The Gideons defeat the Midianites, slay their princes, cut off their heads, and bring the heads back to Gideon.

JG 8:15-21 The Gideons slaughter the men of Penuel.

JG 9:5 Abimalech murders his brothers.

JG 9:45 Abimalech and his men kill all the people in the city.

JG 9:53-54 "A woman dropped a stone on his head and cracked his skull. Hurriedly he called to his armor-bearer, 'Draw your sword and kill me, so that they can't say a woman killed me.' So his servant ran him through, and he died."

JG 11:29-39 Jepthah sacrifices his beloved daughter, his only child, according to a vow he has made with the Lord.

JG 14:19 The Spirit of the Lord comes upon a man and causes him to slay thirty men.

JG 15:15 Samson slays 1000 men with the jawbone of an ass.

JG 16:21 The Philistines gouge out Samson's eyes.

JG 16:27-30 Samson, with the help of the Lord, pulls down the pillars of the Philistine house and causes his own death and that of 3000 other men and women.

JG 18:27 The Danites slay the quiet and unsuspecting people of Laish.

JG 19:22-29 A group of sexual depraved men beat on the door of an old man's house demanding that he turn over to them a male house guest. Instead, the old man offers his virgin daughter and his guest's concubine (or wife): "Behold, here are my virgin daughter and his concubine; let me bring them out now. Ravish them and do with them what seems good to you; but against this man do not do so vile a thing." The man's concubine is ravished and dies. The man then cuts her body into twelve pieces and sends one piece to each of the twelve tribes of Israel.

JG 20:43-48 The Israelites smite 25,000+ "men of valor" from amongst the Benjamites, "men and beasts and all that they found," and set their towns on fire.

JG 21:10-12 "... Go and smite the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead with the edge of the sword and; also the women and little ones.... every male and every woman that has lain with a male you shall utterly destroy." They do so and find four hundred young virgins whom they bring back for their own use.

1SA 4:10 The Philistines slay 30,000 Israelite foot soldiers.

1SA 5:6-9 The Lord afflicts the Philistines with tumors in their "secret parts," presumably for having stolen the Ark.

1SA 6:19 God kills seventy men (or so) for looking into the Ark (at him?). (Note: The early Israelites apparently thought the Ark to be God's abode.)

1SA 7:7-11 Samuel and his men smite the Philistines.

1SA 11:11 With the Lord's blessing, Saul and his men cut down the Ammonites.

1SA 14:31 Jonathan and his men strike down the Philistines.

1SA 14:48 Saul smites the Amalekites.

1SA 15:3, 7-8 "This is what the Lord says: Now go and smite Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have; do not spare them, but kill both man and woman, infant and suckling, ox and sheep, camel and ass ....' And Saul ... utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword."

1SA 15:33 "Samuel hewed Agag in pieces before the Lord ...."

1SA 18:7 The women sing as they make merry: "Saul has slain his thousands and David his ten thousands."

1SA 18:27 David murders 200 Philistines, then cuts off their foreskins.

1SA 30:17 David smites the Amalekites.

2SA 2:23 Abner kills Asahel.

2SA 3:30 Joab and Abishai kill Abner.

2SA 4:7-8 Rechan and Baanah kill Ish-bosheth, behead him, and take his head to David.

2SA 4:12 David has Rechan and Baanah killed, their hands and feet cut off, and their bodies hanged by the pool at Hebron.

2SA 5:25 "And David did as the Lord commanded him, and smote the Philistines ...."

2SA 6:2-23 Because she rebuked him for having exposed himself, Michal (David's wife) was barren throughout her life.

2SA 8:1-18 (A listing of some of David's murderous conquests.)

2SA 8:4 David hamstrung all but a few of the horses.

2SA 8:5 David slew 22,000 Syrians.

2SA 8:6, 14 "The Lord gave victory to David wherever he went."

2SA 8:13 David slew 18,000 Edomites in the valley of salt and made the rest slaves.

2SA 10:18 David slew 47,000+ Syrians.

2SA 11:14-27 David has Uriah killed so that he can marry Uriah's wife, Bathsheba.

2SA 12:1, 19 The Lord strikes David's child dead for the sin that David has committed.

2SA 13:1-15 Amnon loves his sister Tamar, rapes her, then hates her.

2SA 13:28-29 Absalom has Amnon murdered.

2SA 18:6 -7 20,000 men are slaughtered at the battle in the forest of Ephraim.

2SA 18:15 Joab's men murder Absalom.

2SA 20:10-12 Joab's men murder Amasa and leave him "... wallowing in his own blood in the highway. And anyone who came by, seeing him, stopped."

2SA 24:15 The Lord sends a pestilence on Israel that kills 70,000 men.

1KI 2:24-25 Solomon has Adonijah murdered.

1KI 2:29-34 Solomon has Joab murdered.

1KI 2:46 Solomon has Shime-i murdered.

1KI 13:15-24 A man is killed by a lion for eating bread and drinking water in a place where the Lord had previously told him not to. This is in spite of the fact that the man had subsequently been lied to by a prophet who told the man that an angel of the Lord said that it would be alright to eat and drink there.

1KI 20:29-30 The Israelites smite 100,000 Syrian soldiers in one day. A wall falls on 27,000 remaining Syrians.

2KI 1:10-12 Fire from heaven comes down and consumes fifty men.

2KI 2:23-24 Forty-two children are mauled and killed, presumably according to the will of God, for having jeered at a man of God.

2KI 5:27 Elisha curses Gehazi and his descendants forever with leprosy.

2KI 6:18-19 The Lord answers Elisha's prayer and strikes the Syrians with blindness. Elisha tricks the blind Syrians and leads them to Samaria.

2KI 6:29 "So we cooked my son and ate him. The next day I said to her, 'Give up your son so we may eat him,' but she had hidden him."

2KI 9:24 Jehu tricks and murders Joram.

2KI 9:27 Ahaziah has Jehu killed.

2KI 9:30-37 Jehu has Jezebel killed. Her body is trampled by horses. Dogs eat her flesh so that only her skull, feet, and the palms of her hands remain.

2KI 10:7 Jehu has Ahab's seventy sons beheaded, then sends the heads to their father.

2KI 10:14 Jehu has forty-two of Ahab's kin killed.

2KI 10:17 "And when he came to Samaria, he slew all that remained to Ahab in Samaria, till he had wiped them out, according to the word of the Lord ...."

2KI 10:19-27 Jehu uses trickery to massacre the Baal worshippers.

2KI 11:1 Athaliah destroys all the royal family.

2KI 14:5, 7 Amaziah kills his servants and then 10,000 Edomites.

2KI 15:3-5 Even though he did what was right in the eyes of the Lord, the Lord smites Azariah with leprosy for not having removed the "high places."

2KI 15:16 Menahem ripped open all the women who were pregnant.

2KI 19:35 An angel of the Lord kills 185,000 men.

1CH 20:3 (KJV) "And he brought out the people that were in it, and cut them with saws, and with harrows of iron, and with axes."

2CH 13:17 500,000 Israelites are slaughtered.

2CH 21:4 Jehoram slays all his brothers.

PS 137:9 Happy will be the man who dashes your little ones against the stones.

PS 144:1 God is praised as the one who trains hands for war and fingers for battle.

IS 13:15 "Everyone who is captured will be thrust through; all who are caught will fall by the
sword. Their infants will be dashed to pieces before their eyes; their ... wives will be ravished."

IS 13:18 "Their bows also shall dash the young men to pieces; and they shall have no pity on the fruit of the womb; their eye shall not spare children."

IS 14:21-22 "Prepare slaughter for his children for the iniquity of their fathers."

IS 49:26 The Lord will cause the oppressors of the Israelite's to eat their own flesh and to become drunk on their own blood as with wine.

JE 16:4 "They shall die grievous deaths; they shall not be lamented; neither shall they be buried; but they shall be as dung upon the face of the earth: and they shall be consumed by the sword, and by famine; and their carcasses shall be meat for the fowls of heaven, and for the beasts of the earth."

LA 4:9-10 "Those slain by the sword are better off than those who die of famine; racked with hunger, they waste away for lack of food. ... pitiful women have cooked their own children, who became their food ..."

EZ 6:12-13 The Lord says: "... they will fall by the sword, famine and plague. He that is far away will die of the plague, and he that is near will fall by the sword, and he that survives and is spared will die of famine. So will I spend my wrath upon them. And they will know I am the Lord, when the people lie slain among their idols around their altars, on every high hill and on all the mountaintops, under every spreading tree and every leafy oak ...."

EZ 9:4-6 The Lord commands: "... slay old men outright, young men and maidens, little children and women ...."

EZ 20:26 In order that he might horrify them, the Lord allowed the Israelites to defile themselves through, amongst other things, the sacrifice of their first-born children.

EZ 21:3-4 The Lord says that he will cut off both the righteous and the wicked that his sword shall go against all flesh.

EZ 23:25, 47 God is going to slay the sons and daughters of those who were whores.

EZ 23:34 "You shall ... pluck out your hair, and tear your breasts."

HO 13:16 "They shall fall by the sword: their infants shall be dashed in pieces, and their women with child shall be ripped up."

MI 3:2-3 "... who pluck off their skin ..., and their flesh from off their bones; Who also eat the flesh of my people, and flay their skin from off them; and they break their bones, and chop them in pieces, as for the pot, and as flesh within the caldron."

MT 3:12, 8:12, 10:21, 13:30, 42, 22:13, 24:51, 25:30, LK 13:28, JN 5:24 Some will spend eternity burning in Hell. There will be weeping, wailing and gnashing of teeth.

MT 10:21 "... the brother shall deliver up his brother to death, and the father his child, ... children shall rise up against their parents, and cause them to be put to death."

MT 10:35-36 "For I have come to turn a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law a man's enemies will be the members of his own family."

MT 11:21-24 Jesus curses [the inhabitants of] three cities who were not sufficiently impressed with his great works.

AC 13:11 Paul purposefully blinds a man (though not permanently).


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