Deeper - Homicidal God?  Is the God of the Old Testament the God of the New Testament?
Deeper - Homicidal God?  Revd Simon Coupland  New Wine Summer 11 New Wine Magazine
Deeper - Homicidal God?
Deeper - Homicidal God?  ‘ The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous ...
Deeper - Homicidal God?  Simple Solution No 1 Cut out the Old Testament
Deeper - Homicidal God?  <ul><li>Simple Solution No 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Cut out the Old Testament-  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Deeper - Homicidal God?  <ul><li>Simple Solution No 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Cut out the Old Testament-  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Deeper - Homicidal God?  <ul><li>Simple Solution No 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Cut out the Old Testament-  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Deeper - Homicidal God?  <ul><li>Simple Solution No 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Cut out the Old Testament-  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Deeper - Homicidal God?  Simple Solution No 2 Say it didn’t happen
Deeper - Homicidal God?  Simple Solution No 3 Stop being such wimps!
Deeper - Homicidal God?  <ul><li>Simple Solutions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cut out the Old Testament </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
Deeper - Homicidal God?  Helpful thought 1 Judge events by the standards of the time
Deeper - Homicidal God?  Helpful thought 1 Judge events by the standards of the time
Deeper - Homicidal God?  Helpful thought 2 Remember why God commanded this
Deeper - Homicidal God?  Helpful thought 3 Jesus changes everything
Deeper - Homicidal God?  <ul><li>Helpful thoughts </li></ul><ul><li>Judge events by the standards of the time </li></ul><u...
Deeper - Homicidal God?  Is the God of the Old Testament the God of the New Testament? YES
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Deeper 7 - Deeper Homicidal - Robert Russell

  1. 1. Deeper - Homicidal God? Is the God of the Old Testament the God of the New Testament?
  2. 2. Deeper - Homicidal God? Revd Simon Coupland New Wine Summer 11 New Wine Magazine
  3. 3. Deeper - Homicidal God?
  4. 4. Deeper - Homicidal God? ‘ The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sado-masochistic, capriciously malevolent bully.’ Richard Dawkins - The God Delusion
  5. 5. Deeper - Homicidal God? Simple Solution No 1 Cut out the Old Testament
  6. 6. Deeper - Homicidal God? <ul><li>Simple Solution No 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Cut out the Old Testament- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 consequences: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No longer follow Jesus </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Deeper - Homicidal God? <ul><li>Simple Solution No 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Cut out the Old Testament- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 consequences: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No longer follow Jesus </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cut out large part of NT too </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Deeper - Homicidal God? <ul><li>Simple Solution No 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Cut out the Old Testament- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 consequences: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No longer follow Jesus </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cut out large part of NT too </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lose context for Jesus </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Deeper - Homicidal God? <ul><li>Simple Solution No 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Cut out the Old Testament- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 consequences: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No longer follow Jesus </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cut out large part of NT too </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lose context for Jesus </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lose best bits </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Deeper - Homicidal God? Simple Solution No 2 Say it didn’t happen
  11. 11. Deeper - Homicidal God? Simple Solution No 3 Stop being such wimps!
  12. 12. Deeper - Homicidal God? <ul><li>Simple Solutions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cut out the Old Testament </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Say it didn’t happen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stop being such wimps! </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Deeper - Homicidal God? Helpful thought 1 Judge events by the standards of the time
  14. 14. Deeper - Homicidal God? Helpful thought 1 Judge events by the standards of the time
  15. 15. Deeper - Homicidal God? Helpful thought 2 Remember why God commanded this
  16. 16. Deeper - Homicidal God? Helpful thought 3 Jesus changes everything
  17. 17. Deeper - Homicidal God? <ul><li>Helpful thoughts </li></ul><ul><li>Judge events by the standards of the time </li></ul><ul><li>Remember why God commanded this </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus changes everything </li></ul>
  18. 18. Deeper - Homicidal God? Is the God of the Old Testament the God of the New Testament? YES
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