[Linux4christians] Ex-Muslim's college speech disrupted by arson.
d.kuntadi at gmail.com
Wed Dec 9 18:05:32 EST 2009
On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 5:54 AM, Preston Boyington
<preston.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think the biggest difference is that God directed Moses to create the
> brazen serpent as a tool. The people didn't worship the brazen serpent,
> they looked upon it. It was an emblem not an idol.
But when people continue to "looked upon" it and worship it, it is
considered as idolatry and they need to destroy the serpent brass.
Where as we are supposed to treat Jesus as we treat the serpent
brass? Still, I could not reconcile those two behaviors. Do you
understand my point now?
> Tying back a little to the Muslim theme, take a good look at the battle
> of Jericho sometime. The Levites were exempt from the military yet they
> go into battle here. The Ark of the Covenant wasn't supposed to be
> taken to battle, but it led the way. the people were not supposed to
> work on the Sabbath day. they did SEVEN TIMES the work of any previous
> day. normally this would have been an awful breach of the Sabbath, but
> in this case the Lord of the Sabbath (God) was with them.
Yes, the Ark of the Covenant is another idol. It would be considered
idolatry to worship the Ark of the Covenant now.
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