If the Divine Intelligence in this universe actually
inspired a book, it would be the most loving, kind, serene, and peaceful book
you ever read. There would be no murders, no wars, no infanticide, no
homophobia, no enslavement, no genocide, no favorites or chosen people, and no
denigration of women. ~ taskeinc|
Fables and Contradictions in the Bible
Research and review the biblical stories below. Read the passages objectively,
with an open mind, if you can. Do you still believe these would actually be words inspired by a loving Creator?
- Genesis 5:21-24 - When Enoch had lived 65 years, he
became the father of Methuselah. After he became the father of Methuselah,
Enoch walked faithfully with God 300 years and had other sons and daughters.
Altogether, Enoch lived a total of 365 years. Enoch walked faithfully with
God; then he was no more, because God took him away.
Enoch is a character that appears in the Book of Genesis and a figure in the
Generations of Adam. Enoch is described as the great grandson (x4) of Adam,
through Seth (Genesis 5:3-18), the son of Jared, the father of Methuselah,
and the great-grandfather of Noah.
- Joshua 10:13 - And the sun stood
still, and the moon stayed, until the people had avenged themselves upon
their enemies. Is not this written in the book of Jasher? So the sun stood
still in the midst of heaven, and hasted not to go down about a whole day.
- 1 Samuel 15:3 - Now go and strike Amalek
and utterly destroy all that he has, and do not spare him; but put to death
both man and woman, child and infant, ox and sheep, camel and donkey
- Judges 19:22-29 - While they were
enjoying themselves, some of the wicked men of the city surrounded the
house. Pounding on the door, they shouted to the old man who owned the
house, “Bring out the man who came to your house so we can have sex with
him.” The owner of the house went outside and said to them, “No, my friends,
don’t be so vile. Since this man is my guest, don’t do this outrageous
thing. 24Look, here is my virgin daughter, and his concubine. I will bring
them out to you now, and you can use them and do to them whatever you wish.
But as for this man, don’t do such an outrageous thing.” But the men would
not listen to him. So the man took his concubine and sent her outside to
them, and they raped her and abused her throughout the night, and at dawn
they let her go. At daybreak the woman went back to the house where her
master was staying, fell down at the door and lay there until daylight.
her master got up in the morning and opened the door of the house and
stepped out to continue on his way, there lay his concubine*, fallen in the
doorway of the house, with her hands on the threshold. He said to her, “Get
up; let’s go.” But there was no answer. Then the man put her on his donkey
and set out for home. When he reached home, he took a knife and cut up his
concubine, limb by limb, into twelve parts and sent them into all the areas
- Genesis 22:2 - Then God said, "Take your
son, your only son, whom you love--Isaac--and go to the region of Moriah.
Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on a mountain I will show you."
- 1 Peter 2:18 - Slaves, in reverent fear
of God submit yourselves to your masters, not only to those who are good and
considerate, but also to those who are harsh.
- Deuteronomy 25:11-12 - If two men are
fighting and the wife of one of them comes to rescue her husband from his
assailant, and she reaches out and seizes him by his private parts, you
shall cut off her hand. Show her no pity.
- Nahum 1:2 - God is jealous, and the Lord
revengeth; the Lord revengeth, and is furious; the Lord will take vengeance
on his adversaries, and he reserveth wrath for his enemies.
Hatred in the Bible
Deuteronomy 32:19 - And
when the LORD saw it, he abhorred them, because of the provoking
of his sons, and of his daughters.
Hosea 9:15 - All their wickedness is in
Gilgal: for there I hated them: for the wickedness of their
doings I will drive them out of mine house, I will love them no
more: all their princes are revolters.
Lamentations 2:6 - And he hath violently
taken away his tabernacle, as if it were of a garden: he hath
destroyed his places of the assembly: the LORD hath caused the
solemn feasts and sabbaths to be forgotten in Zion, and hath
despised in the indignation of his anger the king and the
Leviticus 20:23 - And ye shall not walk in
the manners of the nation, which I cast out before you: for they
committed all these things, and therefore I abhorred them.
Leviticus 26:30 - And I will destroy your
high places, and cut down your images, and cast your carcases
upon the carcases of your idols, and my soul shall abhor you.
Malachi 1:3 - And I hated Esau, and laid his
mountains and his heritage waste for the dragons of the
Psalm 5:5 - The foolish shall not stand in
thy sight: thou hatest all workers of iniquity.
Psalm 5:6 - Thou shalt destroy them that
speak leasing: the LORD will abhor the bloody and deceitful man.
Psalm 10:3 - For the wicked boasteth of his
heart's desire, and blesseth the covetous, whom the LORD
Psalm 11:5 - The LORD trieth the righteous:
but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth.
Psalm 53:5 - There were they in great fear,
where no fear was: for God hath scattered the bones of him that
encampeth against thee: thou hast put them to shame, because God
hath despised them.
Psalm 73:20 - As a dream when one awaketh;
so, O Lord, when thou awakest, thou shalt despise their image.
Psalm 78:59 - When God heard this, he was
wroth, and greatly abhorred Israel.
Psalm 106:40 - Therefore was the wrath of
the LORD kindled against his people, insomuch that he abhorred
his own inheritance.
Proverbs 6:16-19 - These six things doth the
LORD hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: A proud look,
a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, An heart
that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running
to mischief, A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that
soweth discord among brethren.
Proverbs 22:14 - The mouth of strange women
is a deep pit: he that is abhorred of the LORD shall fall
Romans 9:13 - As it is written, Jacob have I
loved, but Esau have I hated.
Zechariah 11:8 - Three shepherds also I cut
off in one month; and my soul lothed them, and their soul also