Does God Commit Genocide in the Old Testament? | Questions You're Asking | Leviticus 18.20-26

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This is a podcast episode titled, Does God Commit Genocide in the Old Testament? | Questions You're Asking | Leviticus 18.20-26. The summary for this episode is: The God of the Old Testament sounds pretty callous and vindictive in some places, doesn't he? How does that fit in with https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/series/god-is-i-am/ (his character) of grace and forgiveness? Understand what troubling passages, like those found in https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Deuteronomy+7.1-2&amp;version=NIV (Deuteronomy 7.1-2) and https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Samuel+15.3&amp;version=NIV (1 Samuel 15.3), mean as https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/keith-simon/ (Pastor Keith Simon) continues our series on https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcast-series/questions-youre-asking/ (Questions You're Asking).&nbsp; Interested in more content like this? Listen to https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/patrick-miller/ (Pastor Patrick Miller's) discussion on https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/should-the-church-tolerate-diversity/ (Should Christians Tolerate Diversity?) and https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/were-the-gospels-in-chronological-order/ (Were the Gospels in Chronological Order?) from our last series on https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcast-series/how-to-follow-jesus/ (Learning to Follow Jesus). Also, check out our sermon series on https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/series/god-is-i-am/ (God is I AM) for more insight into the character of God.&nbsp; Like this content? Make sure to leave us a rating and share it with others, so others can find it too.&nbsp; To learn more, visit our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ (website) and follow us on https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (Instagram), and https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO and @TenMinuteBibleTalks. &nbsp; Outline 0:30 - https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/should-christians-watch-the-bachelor/ (Should Christians Watch the Bachelor?) and Will You Ever Find the One? 1:00 - https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/23651-the-god-of-the-old-testament-is-arguably-the-most (Richard Dawkins) and the question: Does God commit genocide in the Old Testament? 2:45 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Deuteronomy+7.1-2&amp;version=NIV (Deuteronomy 7.1-2) and https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Samuel+15.3&amp;version=NIV (1 Samuel 15.3) 4:20 - What did the author intend to communicate? 5:40 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=deuteronomy+7.3&amp;version=NIV (Deuteronomy 7.3) 7:10 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=joshua+10.36-40&amp;version=NIV (Joshua 10.36-40) and https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=judges+1&amp;version=NIV (Judges 1) 9:30 - Genocide vs. https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/media-feeds/forgiveness-and-punishment/ (God's judgment ) 10:50 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=genesis+15.16&amp;version=NIV (Genesis 15.16) and https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Leviticus+18.20-26&amp;version=ESV (Leviticus 18.20-26) 13:25 - Subscribe. Rate. Share. &nbsp; Social Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks (https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/) Twitter: https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo) &nbsp; Passages Deuteronomy 7.1-2: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Deuteronomy+7.1-2&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Deuteronomy+7.1-2&amp;version=NIV) 1 Samuel 15.3: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Samuel+15.3&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Samuel+15.3&amp;version=NIV) Deuteronomy 7.3: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=deuteronomy+7.3&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=deuteronomy+7.3&amp;version=NIV) Joshua 10.36-40: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=joshua+10.36-40&amp;version=NIV... <a rel="payment" href="https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/give-now/">Support this podcast</a>

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The God of the Old Testament sounds pretty callous and vindictive in some places, doesn't he? How does that fit in with https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/series/god-is-i-am/ (his character) of grace and forgiveness? Understand what troubling passages, like those found in https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Deuteronomy+7.1-2&version=NIV (Deuteronomy 7.1-2) and https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Samuel+15.3&version=NIV (1 Samuel 15.3), mean as https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/keith-simon/ (Pastor Keith Simon) continues our series on https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcast-series/questions-youre-asking/ (Questions You're Asking).  Interested in more content like this? Listen to https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/patrick-miller/ (Pastor Patrick Miller's) discussion on https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/should-the-church-tolerate-diversity/ (Should Christians Tolerate Diversity?) and https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/were-the-gospels-in-chronological-order/ (Were the Gospels in Chronological Order?) from our last series on https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcast-series/how-to-follow-jesus/ (Learning to Follow Jesus). Also, check out our sermon series on https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/series/god-is-i-am/ (God is I AM) for more insight into the character of God.  Like this content? Make sure to leave us a rating and share it with others, so others can find it too.  To learn more, visit our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ (website) and follow us on https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (Instagram), and https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO and @TenMinuteBibleTalks.   Outline 0:30 - https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/should-christians-watch-the-bachelor/ (Should Christians Watch the Bachelor?) and Will You Ever Find the One? 1:00 - https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/23651-the-god-of-the-old-testament-is-arguably-the-most (Richard Dawkins) and the question: Does God commit genocide in the Old Testament? 2:45 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Deuteronomy+7.1-2&version=NIV (Deuteronomy 7.1-2) and https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Samuel+15.3&version=NIV (1 Samuel 15.3) 4:20 - What did the author intend to communicate? 5:40 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=deuteronomy+7.3&version=NIV (Deuteronomy 7.3) 7:10 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=joshua+10.36-40&version=NIV (Joshua 10.36-40) and https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=judges+1&version=NIV (Judges 1) 9:30 - Genocide vs. https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/media-feeds/forgiveness-and-punishment/ (God's judgment ) 10:50 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=genesis+15.16&version=NIV (Genesis 15.16) and https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Leviticus+18.20-26&version=ESV (Leviticus 18.20-26) 13:25 - Subscribe. Rate. Share.   Social Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks (https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/) Twitter: https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo)   Passages Deuteronomy 7.1-2: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Deuteronomy+7.1-2&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Deuteronomy+7.1-2&version=NIV) 1 Samuel 15.3: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Samuel+15.3&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Samuel+15.3&version=NIV) Deuteronomy 7.3: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=deuteronomy+7.3&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=deuteronomy+7.3&version=NIV) Joshua 10.36-40: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=joshua+10.36-40&version=NIV... Support this podcast