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Christianity's Double Standard

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Submitted by Amir (United States), Feb 18, 2006 at 01:26

"BUT SHOW ME ONE VERSE IN THE NEW TESTAMENT THAT ASK CHRISTIANS TO KILL AND YOU WIN. "

OT is part of Christian bible and it's million times more barbaric than the Qur'an. The Qur'an has some violent verses (specifically related to early Islamic battles of the time of Muhammad), but the OT is filled with such verses. People quote violent qur'anic verses out of context, but most of such verses are related to the time of war.

By the way, don't say OT is not Christian Bible (Christian fundy use OT passages to argue against homosexuality and abortion) (for example, there is nothing in the NT about homosexuality).

Since you asked for verses, here are some

"If thy brother, the son of thy mother, or thy son, or thy daughter, or the wife of thy bosom, or thy friend, which is as thine own soul, entice thee secretly, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which thou hast not known, thou, nor thy fathers;" (Deuteronomy 13: 6)

"Thus saith the LORD of hosts, I remember that which Amalek did to Israel, how he laid wait for him in the way, when he came up from Egypt. Now go and smite Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have, and spare them not; but slay both man and woman, infant and suckling, ox and sheep, camel and ass." (I Samuel 15:2-3)

"And the daughter of any priest, if she profane herself by playing the whore, she profaneth her father: she shall be burnt with fire." (Leviticus 21:9)
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