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Is there anyone here who can explain to me why a good, loving, caring god would ask or want a person to kill another person because that person has different beliefs?
Originally posted by ccseagull
reply to post by billy565
God forbids killing. God loves everyone even if they don't believe in him. God has given us freewill meaning we can choose to follow and believe in him or not. And so therefore those who kill others in the name of religion or to "make" someone else choose to follow God is completely beyond the concept of God allowing us freewill. I hope that helps. We are to love one another, love should be unconditional EVEN if we do not agree or believe or follow another's belief. It's man putting his desires and power over others. Man messes up what God says.
Why is it that almost universally, if people believe in God, it is the Creator God, some Great Other that made the cosmos, watches over us, and is in charge of everything? Isn't this idea of God a bit suspect given it is how children relate to their parents in terms of being taken care of, etc.? Is there really any evidence that a Creator God exists?
Originally posted by billy565
Is there anyone here who can explain to me why a good, loving, caring god would ask or want a follower to kill another person because that person has different beliefs?
"People" however, kill in The Name of God.