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Slavery

Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear, and with sincerity of heart, just as you would obey Christ.Ephesians 6:5 NT (New International Version)

“The servant who knows the master’s will and does not get ready or does not do what the master wants will be beaten with many blows.”Luke 12:47 NT (New International Version)

Slaves, obey your earthly masters in everything.Colossians 3:22 NT (New International Version)

Your male and female slaves are to come from the nations around you; from them you may buy slaves.Leviticus 25:44 OT (New International Version)

Which is contradicted by:

Do not mistreat or oppress a foreignerExodus 22:21 OT (New International Version)

If you buy a Hebrew servant, he is to serve you for six years. But in the seventh year, he shall go free, without paying anything.Exodus 21:2 OT (New International Version)

If a man sells his daughter as a servant, she is not to go free as male servants do. If she does not please the master who has selected her for himself, he must let her be redeemed. He has no right to sell her to foreigners, because he has broken faith with her. If he selects her for his son, he must grant her the rights of a daughter.Exodus 21:7-9 OT (New International Version)

Anyone who beats their male or female slave with a rod must be punished if the slave dies as a direct result, but they are not to be punished if the slave recovers after a day or two, since the slave is their property.Exodus 21:20-21 OT (New International Version)

Contrasted by:

Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution

Women

I do not permit a woman to teach or to assume authority over a man; she must be quiet. 1 Timothy 2:12 NT (New International Version)

To the woman he said,
“I will make your pains in childbearing very severe; with painful labor you will give birth to children.
Your desire will be for your husband, and he will rule over you.”1 Genesis 3:16 OT (New International Version)

But I want you to realize that the head of every man is Christ, and the head of the wife is her husband, and the head of Christ is God.1 Corinthians 11:3 NT (New International Version)

For man did not come from woman, but woman from man; neither was man created for woman, but woman for man.1 Corinthians 11:8-9 NT (New International Version)

Women should remain silent in the churches. They are not allowed to speak, but must be in submission, as the law says. If they want to inquire about something, they should ask their own husbands at home; for it is disgraceful for a woman to speak in the church.1 Corinthians 14:34-35 NT (New International Version)

Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior. Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands in everything.Ephesians 5:22-24 NT (New International Version)

If a man happens to meet a virgin who is not pledged to be married and rapes her and they are discovered, he shall pay her father fifty shekels of silver. He must marry the young woman, for he has violated her. He can never divorce her as long as he lives.Deuteronomy 22:28-29 OT (New International Version)

If a man is found sleeping with another man’s wife, both the man who slept with her and the woman must die. You must purge the evil from Israel.Deuteronomy 22:22 OT (New International Version)

For a person between one month and five years, set the value of a male at five shekels of silver and that of a female at three shekels of silver.Leviticus 27:6 OT (New International Version)

“When a woman has her regular flow of blood, the impurity of her monthly period will last seven days, and anyone who touches her will be unclean till evening.
“Anything she lies on during her period will be unclean, and anything she sits on will be unclean.
Anyone who touches her bed will be unclean; they must wash their clothes and bathe with water, and they will be unclean till evening. 22 Anyone who touches anything she sits on will be unclean; they must wash their clothes and bathe with water, and they will be unclean till evening. 23 Whether it is the bed or anything she was sitting on, when anyone touches it, they will be unclean till evening.Leviticus 15:19-23 OT (New International Version)

Rules

“Anyone who attacks their father or mother is to be put to death.
“Anyone who kidnaps someone is to be put to death, whether the victim has been sold or is still in the kidnapper’s possession.
“Anyone who curses their father or mother is to be put to death.Exodus 21:15-17 OT (New International Version)

Whoever sacrifices to any god other than the LORD must be destroyed.Exodus 22:20 OT (New International Version)

“This is a lasting ordinance for the generations to come, wherever you live: You must not eat any fat or any blood.”Leviticus 3:17 OT (New International Version)

“If a priest’s daughter defiles herself by becoming a prostitute, she disgraces her father; she must be burned in the fire.”Leviticus 21:9 OT (New International Version)

Keep my decrees.
“Do not mate different kinds of animals.
“Do not plant your field with two kinds of seed.
“Do not wear clothing woven of two kinds of material.Leviticus 19:19 OT (New International Version)

“Do not cut the hair at the sides of your head or clip off the edges of your beard.Leviticus 19:27 OT (New International Version)

“Do not cut your bodies for the dead or put tattoo marks on yourselves. I am the LORD.Leviticus 19:28 OT (New International Version)

“And the pig, though it has a divided hoof, does not chew the cud; it is unclean for you.Leviticus 11:7 OT (New International Version)

Do not wear clothes of wool and linen woven together.Deuteronomy 22:11 OT (New International Version)

A woman must not wear men’s clothing, nor a man wear women’s clothing, for the Lord your God detests anyone who does this.Deuteronomy 22:5 OT (New International Version)

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.Deuteronomy 25:11-12 OT (New International Version)

Then Moses said … “Do not let your hair become unkempt and do not tear your clothes, or you will die and the Lord will be angry with the whole community. But your relatives, all the Israelites, may mourn for those the Lord has destroyed by fire.Leviticus 10:6 OT (New International Version)

Shrimp

Anything living in the water that does not have fins and scales is to be regarded as unclean by you. Leviticus 11:12 OT (New International Version)

Of all the creatures living in the water, you may eat any that has fins and scales. But anything that does not have fins and scales you may not eat; for you it is unclean. Deuteronomy 14:9-10 OT (New International Version)

Blasphemy

Then the Lord said to Moses: “Take the blasphemer outside the camp. All those who heard him are to lay their hands on his head, and the entire assembly is to stone him. Say to the Israelites: ‘Anyone who curses their God will be held responsible; anyone who blasphemes the name of the Lord is to be put to death. The entire assembly must stone them. Whether foreigner or native-born, when they blaspheme the Name they are to be put to death.. Leviticus 24:13-16 OT (New International Version)

The Loving God

Blessed shall he be who takes your little ones and dashes them against the rock!Psalm 137:9 (English Standard Version, Old Testament)

“Follow him through the city and kill, without showing pity or compassion. Slaughter the old men, the young men and women, the mothers and children…”Ezekiel 9:5-6 OT (New International Version)

I will pour out my wrath on you and breathe out my fiery anger against you;
I will deliver you into the hands of brutal men, men skilled in destruction.
You will be fuel for the fire, your blood will be shed in your land, you will be remembered no more;
for I the LORD have spoken.Ezekiel 21:31-32 OT (New International Version)

The LORD said to Moses, “Take all the leaders of these people, kill them and expose them in broad daylight before the LORD, so that the LORD's fierce anger may turn away from Israel.”Numbers 25:4 OT (New International Version)

[Moses says] “Now kill all the boys. And kill every woman who has slept with a man, but save for yourselves every girl who has never slept with a man.”Numbers 31:17-18 OT (New International Version)

[The Lord Almighty says] “Now go, attack the Amalekites and totally destroy all that belongs to them. Do not spare them; put to death men and women, children and infants, cattle and sheep, camels and donkeys.”1 Samuel 15:3 OT (New International Version)

Jesus the Nice Guy

“Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword.”Matthew 10:34 NT (New International Version)

“If you do not remain in me, you are like a branch that is thrown away and withers; such branches are picked up, thrown into the fire and burned.”John 15:6 NT (New International Version)

Marriage

If he marries another woman, he must not deprive the first one of her food, clothing and marital rights. If he does not provide her with these three things, she is to go free, without any payment of money.Exodus 21:10-11 OT (New International Version)

[King Solomon] had seven hundred wives of royal birth and three hundred concubines1 Kings 11:3 OT (New International Version)

A marriage shell be considered valid only if the wife is a virgin. If the wife is not a virgin, she shall be executed.Deuteronomy 22:13-21 OT (paraphrased)

Homosexuality

If a man has sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman, both of them have done what is detestable. They are to be put to death; their blood will be on their own heads.Leviticus 20:13 OT (New International Version)

Do not have sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman; that is detestable.Leviticus 18:22 OT (New International Version)

Or do you not know that wrongdoers will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor men who have sex with men.1 Corinthians 6:9 NT (New International Version)

Abominations

(List compiled by Steve Wells in the book, “Strange Flesh - The Bible and Homosexuality”)

Homosexuals: Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination.Leviticus 18:22 OT (King James Version)

Lobsters, shrimp, clams, snails, and squids: Whatsoever hath no fins nor scales in the waters, that shall be an abomination unto you.Leviticus 11:12 OT (King James Version)

Four-legged fowls: All fowls that creep, going upon all four, shall be an abomination unto you.Leviticus 11:20 OT (King James Version)

Four-footed flying, creeping things: But all other flying creeping things, which have four feet, shall be an abomination unto you.Leviticus 11:23 OT (King James Version)

Creeping things: And every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth shall be an abomination; it shall not be eaten.Leviticus 11:41 OT (King James Version)

Whatever crawls on its belly, goes on all four, or has lots of feet: Whatsoever goeth upon the belly, and whatsoever goeth upon all four, or whatsoever hath more feet among all creeping things that creep upon the earth, them ye shall not eat; for they are an abomination.Leviticus 11:42 OT (King James Version)

Sacrificing a blemished sheep or goat: Thou shalt not sacrifice unto the Lord thy God any bullock, or sheep, wherein is blemish, or any evilfavouredness: for that is an abomination unto the Lord thy God..Deuteronomy 17:1 OT (King James Version)

Crossdressers: The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: for all that do so are abomination unto the Lord thy God.Deuteronomy 22:5 OT (King James Version)

Taking back an ex-wife after she’s been “defiled”: When a man hath taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass that she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath found some uncleanness in her: then let him write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.

And when she is departed out of his house, she may go and be another man's wife.

And if the latter husband hate her, and write her a bill of divorcement, and giveth it in her hand, and sendeth her out of his house; or if the latter husband die, which took her to be his wife;

Her former husband, which sent her away, may not take her again to be his wife, after that she is defiled; for that is abomination before the Lord: and thou shalt not cause the land to sin, which the Lord thy God giveth thee for an inheritance..Deuteronomy 22:5 OT (King James Version)

The work of a craftsman: Cursed be the man that maketh any graven or molten image, an abomination unto the Lord, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and putteth it in a secret place. And all the people shall answer and say, Amen.Deuteronomy 27:15 OT (King James Version)

Whatever people value the most (kindness, wisdom, courage, love, money, power, sex, and cell phones): And he said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.Luke 16:15 OT (King James Version)

Stuff For The Kids

There she lusted after her lovers, whose genitals were like those of donkeys and whose emission was like that of horses.Ezekiel 23:20 OT (New International Version)

Praying

But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.Matthew 6:6 NT (New International Version)

Abortion

Give them, Lord — what will you give them? Give them wombs that miscarry and breasts that are dry.Hosea 9:14 OT (New International Version)

They will fall by the sword; their little ones will be dashed to the ground, their pregnant women ripped open.Hosea 13:16 OT (New International Version)

How did King Saul die?

He killed himself: Saul said to his armor-bearer, “Draw your sword and run me through, or these uncircumcised fellows will come and run me through and abuse me.”

But his armor-bearer was terrified and would not do it; so Saul took his own sword and fell on it. When the armor-bearer saw that Saul was dead, he too fell on his sword and died with him. So Saul and his three sons and his armor-bearer and all his men died together that same day.1 Samuel 31:4-6 OT (New International Version)

He was slain by an Amalekite: “He asked me, ‘Who are you?’

“‘An Amalekite,’ I answered.

“Then he said to me, ‘Stand here by me and kill me! I’m in the throes of death, but I’m still alive.’

“So I stood beside him and killed him, because I knew that after he had fallen he could not survive. And I took the crown that was on his head and the band on his arm and have brought them here to my lord.”2 Samuel 1:8-10 OT (New International Version)

He was killed by the Phillistines: When David was told what Aiah’s daughter Rizpah, Saul’s concubine, had done, 12 he went and took the bones of Saul and his son Jonathan from the citizens of Jabesh Gilead. (They had stolen their bodies from the public square at Beth Shan, where the Philistines had hung them after they struck Saul down on Gilboa.) David brought the bones of Saul and his son Jonathan from there, and the bones of those who had been killed and exposed were gathered up.2 Samuel 21:11-13 OT (New International Version)

He killed himself: Saul said to his armor-bearer, “Draw your sword and run me through, or these uncircumcised fellows will come and abuse me.”

But his armor-bearer was terrified and would not do it; so Saul took his own sword and fell on it.1 Chronicles 10:4 OT (New International Version)

God put him to death: Saul died because he was unfaithful to the Lord; he did not keep the word of the Lord and even consulted a medium for guidance, and did not inquire of the Lord. So the Lord put him to death and turned the kingdom over to David son of Jesse.1 Chronicles 10:13-14 OT (New International Version)

Marriage

Books of the Bible

Old Testament

Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, 2 Kings, 1 Chronicles, 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi

New Testament

Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Acts, Romans, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, 1 Thessalonians, 2 Thessalonians, 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, Titus, Philemon, Hebrews, James, 1 Peter, 2 Peter, 1 John, 2 John, 3 John, Jude, Revelation

Questions

If sin is a consequence of free will and there is no sin in heaven, then is there free will in heaven? Is everyone in heaven mindless, god-worshiping zombies?

(Jacob) “It is because I saw God face to face, and yet my life was spared.” - Genesis 32:30

No one has ever seen God, but the one and only Son, who is himself God - John 1:18

Other Stuff

“Homosexual acts are intrinsically disordered” Pope Francis

The argument that completely nails it.

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