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Mosaic Law Perverted and Averted

Do not turn to the right, nor to the left from my commandments (Joshua 1.7)




Thou shalt have no other gods before me.

idolizing somebody or something=to be your own god in the end through identification

the following of the true Christ Jesus ('who has seen me has seen the Father'; 'I am the Way, the Truth and the Life; nobody comes to the Father, but through Me')

from pumping your brains empty through meditation to nurturing ideals outside of Christ Jesus=chasing the rainbow

Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness, etc.

from exaggerated imagination to having idols

innocent and temporary representations to clarify anything about the divinity, such as a triangle or room with three dimensions

too strict a form of art politics

Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain.

from too strong expletives to outright directly condemning and cursing of any Person of the Trinity

innocent expletives

exaggerated fear to pronounce the name of God, or too fearful to use an expletive

Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.

The enforcement of workweeks of 10 days and other things that go against the rhythm of nature

combining a naturally necessary day of rest with a normal way of keeping the Lord's day

exaggerated forms of super holy Sundays

Honour thy father and thy mother.

from slight via disobedience to matricide and patricide

reasonable obedience (God before all)

slavish obedience and idolization

Thou shalt not kill (better translated with 'do not murder').

from neglecting, via breaking somebody psychologically to genocide

to live and let live (righteously)

from pampering to spoiling somebody rotten (also to drill somebody in an exaggerated manner like the Spartans)

Thou shalt not commit adultery.

from adultery in the heart to outright orgies

pure marriage or bachelor state

sex only for procreation, or even self-mutulation

Thou shalt not steal.

from fencing to stealing/robbing, etc.

to give and to receive in a right way

to lend/borrow on usury (abnormal interest)

Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

perjury and any form of (wrongful [some in the end ask for it]) lying, from deception to brainwashing

lying as the prophet Micha did and yet being truthful (cf. also Ex.1.16-21)

exaggerated truthfulness, from your heart on the tongue via sounding the alarm too early, to Romish confession

Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbour's.


innocent desire

wrong jealousy (righteous jealousy=emulation)

We are aware that the army has their killers, that the secret service has their informants and that the police must find ways to force or at least induce somebody to confess. Personally I do not consider these kinds of employments ideal, but then again, God has even allowed the complete chaos of revolutionary anarchies to overthrow corrupt kings and queens.

We are also aware that it is normal in hospitals and other institutions to fib to the demented and the psychiatrically ill and we certainly do not make a big deal about that. Also much ado is being made among Christians about service in the military and about self-defense. Just like fasting this is a matter between the believer and his/her Lord.

And so also we should beware of asking absolutizing questions à la Kant. He was a German philosopher and said that you should not do something if you could not approve it for everybody. What is bad for some, may be good for others though. Of course this does not hold for absolute truths such as about whether Christ could or could not sin. But even then we should be careful with those that are not initiated and not be harsh with the unknowing (except when they are apostates).

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