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Deuteronomy

How do you make a mess of Bible texts. Example: “… and [Judas] departed, and went and hanged himself.” “Go, and do thou likewise!” We should not suppose that we have fit the message of the Bible in the combination of these two texts. Do we? What happened in this mess? Two texts out of their context are combined and given a totally new and abject meaning.
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What about the expression: “I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the third and the fourth generation of those who hate Me, …” (Exodus 20:5) The first of again 25 SAB Contradictions.
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About Jehoshaphat is said: he removed the high places, but elsewhere: he did not remove the high places. How is that possible?
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In this series many controversial issues, such as: Does hell exist? Does God help in times of need? Is only God holy? How should homosexuals be treated? At what time of day was Jesus crucified?
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Not infrequently the innocent seems to be punished with the guilty. The SAB-critic makes the question more specific. He gives a list of 16 biblical examples that seem contradictory to the truth that “the wickedness of the wicked will be upon himself” (Ezekiel).
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In Deuteronomy 7:4 we seem to be confronted with a heavy threat against Israelites who dare to marry with people of other nations. It seems as if God will personally kill (destroy) them. That is not what we would expect from a good and merciful God, is it? The question must be of course: Is it what it seems? Is it true?
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Two characterizations of king Saul’s actions at the end of his life together seem to form a heavy Biblical conflict. On the one hand it is said that he inquired of the Lord (1 Samuel) and on the other hand he did not (1 Chronicles).
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There is one significant problem in this saying of Jesus: he seems to say that the Hebrew Bible will remain intact until the end of the world. But what about some tiny scribal errors in the old Hebrew manuscripts? Was Jesus wrong? Isn’t this a Bible Contradiction?
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This is a serious issue raised by the critic that has two important facets: 1) Resolving a possible contradiction and: 2) Addressing the still relevant question: “How does the Bible deal with homosexuality?”
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In this series many controversial issues, such as: Can God be found? Do humans have free will? When was the Holy Ghost given? Does God ever lie? Does God love everyone?
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