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1 posted on 09/29/2013 6:19:13 PM PDT by Gamecock
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To: Gamecock

The Caananites killed children. Obama would be funding them, not bombing them.


2 posted on 09/29/2013 6:21:11 PM PDT by Viennacon
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I doubt that Obama has the wherewithall to even know who the Canaanites were!


3 posted on 09/29/2013 6:45:04 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Gamecock
A couple of thoughts...

All ancient religions were astral in nature. Primitives in our world trying to devise an astral religion from scratch would end up worshiping the sun and moon; the two chieftain gods of all ancient religion were Jupiter and Saturn.

You can convince yourself that "El" meant Saturn by doing google searche on the three terms [ saturn el babylon] and you need to include the term 'babylon' in that to weed out the hits for Saturn car dealerships. The name Yahveh is basically the same word as Jove. 'Baal" meant Saturn.

At some point, Israelites figured out that they didn't need to be worshiping dwarf stars and began worshiping the God (capital G) of the universe who created our living world. Lithuanians, at the opposite extreme, were Still worshiping Odin at the time of the crusades.

The most major Roman religious festival was called Saturnalia; our sabbath is still called Saturns-day.

The three biggest problems most people have with Judaism and/or Christianity are the problem of evil, the theory of evolution, and the book of Joshua.

The story of the Israelite destruction of the city of Ai and the story of the Mongol destruction of Lioyang (Genghis Khan's general Chebe) in North China are baically the same story, tactics all but idential. There's no way to believe that the children of Ai had it coming.

If I thought Joshua was going to show up at the city limits of my own city tomorrow morning, I would in fact be there to greet him, but not with flowers; more like a FAL rifle and all the 308 ammo I could carry...

4 posted on 09/29/2013 7:01:28 PM PDT by varmintman
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To: Gamecock
A sound polemic, and which reveals the bias of the atheists who cannot even allow as a possibility the existence of a Creator-judge. Space seed hypotheses,. yes, but not God.

As the author of life God can take it, and note also that Israel was not fit to be a vast social system for the innocent, and which by destruction were saved from following the path of terminal degeneration, and which He tolerated with much long-suffering.

In addition, the destruction of the Canaanites (which the RC American Bible commentary says were folk tales) was not done simply as a result of a vision as per Muhammad, but after God has abundantly and powerfully manifested His mercy and power, so that there was not doubt who was leading them. As for theodicy, see here .

7 posted on 09/29/2013 7:35:03 PM PDT by daniel1212 (Come to the Lord Jesus as a contrite damned+destitute sinner, trust Him to save you, then live 4 Him)
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To: Gamecock

Doesn’t sound like something a Nobel Peace Prize winner would do, do you think?


8 posted on 09/29/2013 7:42:26 PM PDT by immadashell (The inmates are running the asylum.)
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I am convinced, using only evidence from the Old Testament and the news today, that President Obama would have called for the destruction of Canaan long before God gave his assent.


I agree.
People have always had to have their religion and when it got too far out of hand he did something about it.


11 posted on 09/29/2013 11:11:31 PM PDT by ravenwolf
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