to be consistent, a bible christian from today living in old testament times, should stone people
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ive asked, and almost no one says if they were living as a jew in old testament times, that they would stone people. here or there a person might say they would.
how if you believe the bible and all that jazz, and claim to be christian, could you disagree and not stone people?
First i would like to thank you for this debate.
If you had any theological knowledge you would know that the people stoning christian were actually Jews. As more and more people became christian, the Jewish people, and the Pharisees in particular became scared that they're power would be taken away.
You would also know the story of Jesus and that when he died, many changes took place within the Roman empire and middle eastern areas. Due to the mass of new Christians at the time.
perhaps you just didn't realize that jews were the predecessers to christians. jesus was a jew. jesus even said at one point, though i personally find reason to distrust what mean exactly said, that God said stoning was to occur in OT days.
i'm not arguing that christians should stone people now tfrom a consistency point of view.
it's hard to determine why con is making his points and not addressing the heart of the deabte, so i'm giving a few possible responses to thinkgs that could be concluded from what h's said.
I would like to point out some irreverent part in your text, where you are targeting my arguments and no the debate.
In your first paragraph you are complaining that i did not understand the point, then you give reason for why i might not understands, from that you state you view again:
"i'm not arguing that Christians should stone people now from a consistency point of view."(I corrected your spelling mistakes)
Then you admit to summarising my argument.
Please next time focus on the issue at hand, and never summarise your opponents argument.
I would like to restate the original question:
"To be consistent, a bible Christian from today living in old testament times, should stone people".
My answer is no.
I have yet to see any evidence to support any modern day Christians stoning people or putting them to death. Although all religions and organisations have done bad things. But as a modern day Christian i believe it is not up to us to judge whether people deserve to die, its up to God.
I would like to point out as said before, Jewish and Christians are two different religions. I like to think that although Christianity is based around Jewish religion, it is very different in that we have been saved through Jesus.
My apologies but i have run out of time for this argument and i must leave.
reglac111 forfeited this round.
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Vote Placed by aburk903 2 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: I cannot truly judge the strength of any argumentation that took place here as Pro does not seem to understand fundamental logic. However, sympathy compels me to award S/G points to Con in a debate that could not have accomplished much. A potentially interesting hypothetical topic, ending in an unintelligible mess.
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