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God is not good.

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Started: 7/30/2016 Category: Religion
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Debating Period
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Sending Bears to Murder Children - 4 Kings 2:23-24

Turning Lot's Wife to Salt - Genesis 19:26

Hating Ugly People - Leviticus 21:17-24

Trying to Kill Moses - Exodus 4:24-26

Committing So Much Genocide - God drowning every single person on the planet besides Noah and his family is pretty well known, but he also helped the Israelites murder everyone in Jericho, Heshbon, Bashan and many more, usually killing women, children and animals at the same time.

Ordering His Underlings to Kill Their Own Children - Genesis 22:1-12

Killing Egyptian Babies - Numbers 16:41-49

Killing a Dude for Not Making More Babies - Genesis 38:1-10
He is not a good god that deserves worship.



God is good. The reason God is good is because God creates the rules and determines what is good and what is evil. Therefore, all the actions you mentioned are good acts because they are God's will.

Alternatively since God creates the rules, if God told us to arbitrarily kill random people this would be a good act. Why, because God is the creator of the universe both physically and morally. Thanks for debating.
Debate Round No. 1


Yes you are right God creates the rules and he creaated a rule that states "You shall not kill" yet he broke his own rule wich makes him bad.


The rule only applied to humans. Humans are not supposed to kill other humans. It is okay if God does it.
Debate Round No. 2


It still is nto justifiable becouse he didnt create the people he killed.The only humans he created is Adam and Eve then they started to reproduce and create other humans.So by your logic its not justifiable becouse he dosent own any life or humans becouse he didnt create the life.He only created the first two humans and thats it.


A key part of Christianity and Judaism is that God is good. God's will is divine. I don't see how God not creating the people he killed is relevant at all. Just because some of God's actions do not agree with modern day culture does not make God evil. In fact, because God creates the rules the differences show that modern culture has swayed from the path of God and goodness.


As you can read God is good.

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