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originally posted by: combatmaster
a reply to: Kreeate
God didn't seem to mind slavery much in the OT
You obviously didnt read the OT!
The God of the Bible also allows slavery, including selling your own daughter as a sex slave (Exodus 21:1-11), child abuse (Judges 11:29-40 & Isaiah 13:16), and bashing babies against rocks (Hosea 13:16 & Psalms 137:9).
However, you may purchase male or female slaves from among the foreigners who live among you. You may also purchase the children of such resident foreigners, including those who have been born in your land. You may treat them as your property, passing them on to your children as a permanent inheritance. You may treat your slaves like this, but the people of Israel, your relatives, must never be treated this way. (Leviticus 25:44-46 NLT)
When a man strikes his male or female slave with a rod so hard that the slave dies under his hand, he shall be punished. If, however, the slave survives for a day or two, he is not to be punished, since the slave is his own property. (Exodus 21:20-21 NAB)
originally posted by: jjkenobi
You have to believe it's hard to first hand witness the horrors of human slave/sex trafficking and then go out in the world and listen to loony toon liberals tell us how global warming and racism and covid and right wing terrorism are going to destroy us. Meanwhile they turn a blind eye and completely ignore what is actually happening. God bless those people for fighting for and saving human lives.