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Conscience, Not Guns

rmccarthy Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 8:56 PM
agitator asks: "So why did Cain kill Abel?" In line with my statement, He did not accept God's judgment and was punished...however, we are instructed not to harm him and it is also inferred that "Yes, we are our brother's keeper." As with many vague passages, some things are argued about and some things are obvious and sometimes it might strike a person that something applies to them at some time, leading them to the correct behavior/response.
Andy544 Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 11:10 PM
The Bible very clearly says WHY Cain killed Abel:

"Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one, and slew his brother. And why did he slay him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother's were righteous." 1st John 3:12

Cain murdered Abel because Abel was a righteous man, and Cain was a wicked one, and Cain was angry because Abel made Cain LOOK bad.... both to God and himself.
Andy544 Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 11:12 PM
Nothing "vague" about the passage at all. The first murder, and the first murderer: whom God later pronounced a WOE upon. (Jude)
goldilocks Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 9:16 AM
That is the litteral / surface interpretation.

But as Paul Harvey would say, now for the rest of the story...
From the moment Americans learned of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre last Friday, the entire left -- editorialists, columnists, broadcasters, politicians -- used the occasion to promote one idea: gun control.

For the left, the primary reason for just about all American gun murders is the availability of guns.

I have no interest in debating gun control here. I only wish to ask the left one question: We have a massive system of drug control laws. Yet, the left is the first to argue that the war on drugs has been a failure. And whether or not one deems...

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