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Unread 11-21-2011, 02:24 AM   #525 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Banjo View Post
The Bible promotes killing people who don't worship the Christian God.
The God of Israel had to protect His people from the idol worshipping neighboring tribes and their influence. Idol worship and sacrifice was a terrible recurrent problem for the Jews of that time.

The Bible promotes bashing the babies against the rocks.
Not at all. The psalmist is writing about how his heart feels after experiencing the effects of Babylonian atrocities. As a human, he wants revenge. The psalm does not say that God approves of that sentiment but it does show that God allows one in pain to express his deepest feelings.
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