God's eradication of evil societies

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God's eradication of evil societies

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Post by j0hnnyB0y » Fri Aug 31, 2018 1:43 am

The Bible tells us, in the old testament, how there were very evil societies that were neighbouring to God's people.God completely destroyed them.
Some Theologians say that this was to protect the evil from spreading to God's people.

Jesus told us that the world now has the Holy Spirit that convicts us all of sin, due to His sacrifice for us.
Could it be that these old societies did not have the Holy Spirit convicting them of sin, so they had no conscience at all.
Therefore they could not be saved?

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Re: God's eradication of evil societies

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Post by Kurieuo » Fri Aug 31, 2018 8:50 am

Where does Jesus say what?
"Whoever will call on the name of the Lord will be saved." (Romans 10:13)

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Post by thatkidakayoungguy » Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:36 am

j0hnnyB0y wrote:
Fri Aug 31, 2018 1:43 am
The Bible tells us, in the old testament, how there were very evil societies that were neighbouring to God's people.God completely destroyed them.
Some Theologians say that this was to protect the evil from spreading to God's people.

Jesus told us that the world now has the Holy Spirit that convicts us all of sin, due to His sacrifice for us.
Could it be that these old societies did not have the Holy Spirit convicting them of sin, so they had no conscience at all.
Therefore they could not be saved?
Most people have a sense of right and wrong, including ones of those societies.
I do wonder why it was ok to bring slave girls though not good to keep babies or cattle from the tribes they killed off. I hope God explains because this one is rather difficult.

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Post by Davy » Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:43 am

thatkidakayoungguy wrote:
Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:36 am

I do wonder why it was ok to bring slave girls though not good to keep babies or cattle from the tribes they killed off. I hope God explains because this one is rather difficult.
What are you referring to?

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Post by thatkidakayoungguy » Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:59 pm

Davy wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:43 am
thatkidakayoungguy wrote:
Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:36 am

I do wonder why it was ok to bring slave girls though not good to keep babies or cattle from the tribes they killed off. I hope God explains because this one is rather difficult.
What are you referring to?
Don't recall right now but I think it was when Joshua was waging war with the corrupted nations around. I recall slave girls would be taken care of yet in other instances babies and cattle who were technically innocent were killed, which I don't understand.

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Post by Davy » Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:50 am

thatkidakayoungguy wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:59 pm

Don't recall right now but I think it was when Joshua was waging war with the corrupted nations around. I recall slave girls would be taken care of yet in other instances babies and cattle who were technically innocent were killed, which I don't understand.
Look at Deuteronomy 20 again. The nations outside the lands of Canaan Israel was to offer to make peace, but if the city chose war instead, Israel was to destroy the men only. But for the lands of the nations of Canaan which God named, Israel was to leave alive nothing that breathed (because of the giants that dwelt in those lands and the iniquity of the Canaanites). Per Judges 2 & 3, the children of Israel failed in God's commandment to destroy all the Canaanite peoples which God had named. So God said He would use them to test Israel with, leaving them to dwell among Israel.

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Post by Philip » Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:20 am

Kid: Don't recall right now but I think it was when Joshua was waging war with the corrupted nations around. I recall slave girls would be taken care of yet in other instances babies and cattle who were technically innocent were killed, which I don't understand.
Kid, you would really benefit from reading this book!

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