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    Quote Originally Posted by Tambora View Post
    Dig him up???
    yes, prolly too late to do that

    Is that supposed to be another example of your "rational discussion"?
    yes, it was a humorous attempt to respond to your silly statement

    sorry you missed that

    He was alive when he was guilty of adultery.
    yes he was

    Why wasn't he stoned to death?
    good question

    what do you think?

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    do you believe that Nathan spoke for God?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ok doser View Post

    good question

    what do you think?
    Perhaps it was to demonstrate mercy instead of law.
    A concept some are void of when they are sticklers for the letter of the law.
    What do you think?

    We don't tell our children fairy tales so that they will know that monsters exist.
    They already know monsters exist.
    We tell our children fairy tales so that they will know that monsters can be killed.

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    i would say that God had other plans for David

    was God merciful when He killed David's child?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ok doser View Post
    i would say that God had other plans for David
    Did the law say not to stone an adulterer that GOD had other plans for?
    No.

    We don't tell our children fairy tales so that they will know that monsters exist.
    They already know monsters exist.
    We tell our children fairy tales so that they will know that monsters can be killed.

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    does God's will trump the law?

    yes

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    and so we return to your statement:
    Quote Originally Posted by Tambora View Post
    If justice is served by stoning to death adulterers according to the law...
    /full stop

    justice is not served by stoning to death adulterers according to the law if it is contrary to God's will




    this is why i responded humourously

    because strawman

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tambora View Post
    Perhaps it was to demonstrate mercy instead of law.
    A concept some are void of when they are sticklers for the letter of the law.
    What do you think?
    Add compassion, basic human understanding and empathy to that as well. Reading the legalists on here is on par with a chick tract at times.
    Well this is fun isn't it?


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    Quote Originally Posted by ok doser View Post

    justice is not served by stoning to death adulterers according to the law if it is contrary to God's will
    How do you determine when it is contrary to GOD's will to stone an adulterer to death per the law?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tambora View Post
    How do you determine when it is contrary to GOD's will to stone an adulterer to death per the law?
    in this case, when He sends a prophet

    which is why i asked:
    Quote Originally Posted by ok doser View Post
    do you believe that Nathan spoke for God?

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    For me I guess I have to conclude that sex before marriage is not always adultery punishable by death even though I grew up with marriage being between one man and one woman, such that sex before marriage is either adultery being sex with another man's wife or adultery sex with someone who may become someone else's wife (spouse) to be even if there is no engagement / betrothal that has taken place. Being Jewish now I understand that there may be a penalty for this sex and that two people may become married after rape if she will accept him (consensual sex outside of marriage). But then if she does not accept him does the rapist go free if it was consensual or does the rapist get punished?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rusha View Post
    When it comes to things such as abortion and protecting children and adults from sexual assault and violence I am extremely conservative. I don't see anyone who molests or rapes a child as someone as deserving of living their life freely because they have committed such an atrocious crime. It's up to them to see the error of their ways, ask for forgiveness and make his/her peace with God and the family of the victim.
    They can't do that if they're dead.
    (RE: post #33)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jacob View Post
    ..Being Jewish now I understand that .....
    are you a recent convert to Judaism?

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    Quote Originally Posted by quip View Post
    They can't do that if they're dead.
    (RE: post #33)
    they're going to be dead eventually, one way or another

    if they're sentenced to death, it may serve to focus their mind and speed up their decision

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    Quote Originally Posted by ok doser View Post
    they're going to be dead eventually, one way or another

    if they're sentenced to death, it may serve to focus their mind and speed up their decision
    Or hinder/discourage it.
    _/\_

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