Friday, November 08, 2013
Kill Every Man, Woman, and Child in the Promised Land?
If God says don't kill, how could he command that every Canaanite man, woman and child be killed by the Israelites?
R.C. Sproul writes, "Among the countless nuggets of wisdom I have received over the years from my father is this bit of gold—when you are reading your Bible and you come across something that makes you uncomfortable, resist the temptation to simply move on to something else. Where the Bible makes us uncomfortable is precisely where we need to slow down. It is compelling evidence of a specific weakness. When our thoughts or feelings bristle under God’s Word, He is right and we wrong."Read the rest here.