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What's Good for the Noose is Good for the Pander

The_Nerd_Warrior Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 3:21 AM
If *I* recall, you're referring to laws for the nation of Israel. You're confusing Christianity with Judaism. The Bible also says no government is in place that he does not allow to be. Trial by jury is every bit as valid as multiple witnesses. Don't try to obfuscate the concept with your poor understanding of scripture.
Glen105 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 3:53 AM
There is nothing wrong with my understanding of scripture, at least in this case. If the Bible had meant that trial by jury was equal to multiple witnesses, it would have said so. That God allows a certain government to be in place to accomplish His purposes is not the same as saying He approves of it. By your reasoning, the governments in arab countries and in dictatorships would be equal to our own government, after all, God has allowed them to be in place.

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