Sikhism is the same as Judaism:
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Sikhism is not the same as Judaism... Here is a very simple reason: Sikhs do not believe in Jewish doctrines.
- Sikhs do not believe in the Torah
- Sikhs do not believe in Nevi'im or Ketuvim (Prophets & Writings)
- Sikhs do not believe in the termination of prophecy
- Sikhs do not believe in the coming of the Messiah
- Sikhs do not believe in the Resurrection of the Dead
Only biased syncretistic Sikhs who have cognitive dissonance believe in Jewish doctrines. In Judaism, there is only Judaism for the Jews and Noahidism for the gentiles. That's it. Everything else is not up for discussion. There is no need for Sikhism. It is completely superfluous. What can a person find in Sikhism that he cannot find in Judaism or Noahidism? The G-d of Judaism would not give a third religion to the world. If He would, then He should have told us about it in the Torah.
Sikhs do not believe in the Torah, Nevi'im and Ketuvim. Only syncretistic Sikhs like yourself believe in the Tanakh. The Tanakh does not have any place in the Sikh religion. You just made an outright lie in order to further your means. Not cool man. And the termination of prophecy is not vague.. It's a part of Judaism, and you wouldn't have a problem believing in it if you never heard of Sikhism. The Messiah is for the Jews, but it will also have a massive effect on the world, and the gentiles with it. And no, Sikhs do not believe in the Resurrection of the Dead. Another outright lie... Two outright lies in only four lines? Wow. Also, "most of the specifics that we have came from rabbinical whatever that doesn't even have any verses to back themselves." How many times do I have to tell you that Judaism does not only go by the verses? Moses our teacher, the same one who wrote the Torah, also told us a lot of things which he never committed to writing. Nevertheless, you are wrong. There are verses which speak of the Resurrection in detail. See Ezekiel 37:1-14 which describes the process in detail, and then prophecies that it will happen in the future (v. 12-14)
I got worried for a moment when I read that, but then I clicked the link and realized that I was right (as usual). Sikhs do not believe in the Tanakh. You said that Sikhs believe in the Tanakh. That website says that they study scriptures from other religions (the Quran, New Testament, and Vedas are included in the category of "scriptures from other religions), but only adhere to the teachings of Guru Granth Sahib. Therefore, Sikhs do NOT believe in the Tanakh - and therefore you are guilty of, as I said above, outright lying. Also I like it how you focused on this one point (which you happened to be dead-wrong about - hahaha the irony) and ignored practically everything else I said. It's a sign that you don't know what to answer. In that case, why haven't you given up yet?
Why does it matter how many similarities there are between Judaism and Sikhism? How can you ignore the many differences? I bet there are plenty of similarities between Judaism and Islam. Will you say that they are the same religion? But you see, there are some crucial differences between them, primarilty the fact that Muslims do not believe in the termination of prophecy. Also because Sharia Law differs from halacha. That is just like Sikhism, which differs from halacha. In Sikhism, homosexuality is perfectly allowed. In Judaism, it is a horrible sin which is punishable by karet. So much so, that even gentiles are forbidden from engaging in homosexual relations. Why then, does Sikhism, which is targeted toward gentiles, not have a prohibition against homosexuality?
"You are overflowing with sexual desire, and your intellect is stained with darkness; you are held in the grip of Shakti's power."
||2|| (Bhagat Baini page 93 line 7)
"When others die, you measure your own wealth in your mind; you waste your life in the pleasures of the mouth and sexual organs"
||3|| (Devotee Baini page 93 line 10)
"Your eyebrows are like a bow, from which the arrows of lust are coming out and striking us like the dagger"
Dasam Granth Page 703, Line 1
None of those quotes have anything to do with homosexuality... They all seem to be talking about general lust, homosexual or otherwise. Besides, an indication of homosexuality being a sin is not enough. There needs to be a clear, explicit prohibition. The prohibition against acts of sexual immorality are very important, and are one of the 7 Noahide Laws. I think it's weird that you set yourself up with such an easily refutable argument instead of just giving in. Judaism and Sikhism are not the same religion. Sikhism does not acknowledge the gravity of the sin of homosexuality. It does not command its followers to set up courts. They do not believe in the coming of the Messiah, or the Resurrection of the Dead. They do not believe in the Torahs - both the written and oral. They do not believe in the Prophets and Writings. Sikhism is not Judaism, and this should be clear and apparent to all.
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