King's Jesus command that man execute sodomites should be obeyed!
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God is clear in His Word that the only just penalty for sodomy is mandatory execution. If King Jesus commands this, who are we do say anything different.
There is no pre-God, but of course there was a time pre-Jesus; from which we get B.C. (Before Christ). Your argument that His life on earth was not constrained by time is silly. No one can deny that he was born and died, these are historical facts. Jesus is God's Son, one part of Himself come down to save mankind from eternal damnation. That's his MISSION, and he fulfils scripture in that sense as well as to refute old ways of thinking about the scriptures.
Again, you miss the point with your next point. Jesus breaks down the rigidity of the laws of the Old Testament and set up a new covenant between God and mankind. These are rules by which men are trying to live their lives and missing the point like you are. By saying, "On these 2 commandments depend all the law and the prophets" he puts the rest to bed in relative terms.
Your ignoring Matt 5:17-19 because it contradicts your thinking is telling. Jesus said follow the OT Law to the letter. I believe Him, yo do not.
Do you have any Scripture to share or I am stuck with your vain theology?
'You're ignoring Matt 5:17-19...' Again you are mistaken because I didn't ignore it, I answered it subtly. No surprise that you missed my meaning again, all too common from PRO . In Matt 5:17-19, He tells us not to abolish the law and the prophets, but says something radical: he has come to FULFIL them. Until His mission has been fully fulfilled and 'all is accomplished', everyone should keep the commandments. He adds later (and how much more explicit can God be): "On these 2 commandments depend all the law and the prophets"... Matt 22:36-40.
His mission is partly (half-way) fulfilled in the resurrection, the rest comes at the end of time, when all humans called to follow Him will be judged according to His Will. So we're almost there (half-way) and people can relax their 'to the letter' Old Testament understandings in favour of the new Covenant between mankind and God. I'm not sure what persuasion of Christian you are, but Christians mainly find their answers to questions of justice in the New Testament.
(Read Matt 22:23-40 for Jesus' rebuttal to Sadducees who question Him about Old Law and understandings)
There is no new understanding of the Law, which is why Jesus said to follow it to the letter. Again, you ignore Matt 5:17-19.
Yes, Jesus came to complete (i.e., fulfill) the Law, which is WHY it is valid and binding until heaven and earth pass.
And the fact that Jesus quotes the OT Law shows you your error, but you are too blind to see it.
It is like con thinks Jesus made a mistake when He commanded man to execute sodomites. He does remind me of the Pharisees in Mark 7:6:13, who Jesus said were hypocrites for claiming to follow God and yet denying His Law, including His Law that commanded man to execute kids who dishonor their parents.
Christians believe that His Laws are given new meaning with His life and mission. His mission, described by Him in the New Testament, wasn't about passive acceptance of His fate but about active criticism of old ways of thinking about the Law. He places emphasis on the interior struggle and individual morality. Christianity is based on forgiveness and compassion.
So contrary to Pro, there is a new understanding of the Law manifest in the life of Jesus Christ. He instituted a new Covenant, membership to which is by faith, not by ancestry. It's contained in the New Testament. Jesus did not come down to tell us obey the old Law 'to the letter'. He taught His followers to follow his way of life while keeping the commandments. Thou shalt not kill.... Again, if love God and love your neighbour is the basis for our understanding of Law, then it follows from the essence of this, and the just conduct of Jesus/God on earth, that it is wrong to execute children for any reason.
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