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Submitted by sha (United States), Oct 7, 2015 at 02:31

After all, the Christian scriptures could be mined for some rather violent commands from God. There is the commandment in I Samuel 15:3 where God commands King Saul to slay the Amelekites: "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." For that matter, the words of Jesus could be taken out of context. He says, "I have not come to bring peace, but a sword."

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