Hate Speech: The Dark Side of Christianity

In Homo Nova, our antagonist the Holy Shepherd, the leader of the House of Abraham, seeks divine justification for his actions from the darker tenets of the Bible. Here is a collection of his sinister sentiments…

“There is a time to love, and a time to hate; a time for war, and a time for peace.”

Ecclesiastes 3:8

“The wicked shall be burned in hell, and all the nations that forget God.”

Psalm 9:17

“Almost all things are by the law purged with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.”

Hebrews 9:22

“But you who forsake the Lord I will destine you for the sword, and all of you will fall in the slaughter; for I called but you did not answer, I spoke but you did not listen.”

Isaiah 65:12

“There are sheep that are not of this fold. I must bring them so they can hear My voice. And there will be one flock, and I will be their Shepherd.”

John 10:16

“One who blasphemes the name of the Lord shall be put to death; the whole congregation shall stone him.”

Leviticus 24:16

“Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear and sincerity of heart.”

Ephesians 6:5

“The fool hath said in his heart, ‘There is no God.’”

Psalm 14:1

“You shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that you be not troubled, for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. For nation shall rise against nation and kingdom against kingdom.”

Matthew 24:6-8

“Every knee will bow, and every tongue will confess to the glory of God the Father.”

Philippians 2:10-11

“Ask of Me, and I shall give the heathen for your inheritance; and the uttermost parts of the earth for your possession. You shall break them with a rod of iron; you shall dash them in pieces like a potter’s vessel.”

Psalm 2:8-9

“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.”

1 John 1:9

“The cowardly, the unbelieving…those who PRACTISE MAGIC ARTS, they will swim in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone.”

Revelation 21:8

“May the praise of God be in their mouths and a double-edged sword in their hands.”

Psalm 149:6

“Rise up, Lord, confront them, bring them down; with your sword rescue me from the wicked.”

Psalm 17:13

“Be on the alert, for you do not know which day your Lord is coming.”

Matthew 24:42

“You are my battle axe and sword. With you I shall shatter nations and bring kingdoms to ruin. With you I will shatter men and women, old people and children, young men and maidens.”

Jeremiah 51:20-22

“A curse on him who is lax in doing the Lord’s work! A curse on him who keeps his sword from bloodshed.”

Jeremiah 48:10

“So, then, son of man…let the sword strike twice, even three times. It is a sword for slaughter—a sword for great slaughter, closing in on them from every side.”

Ezekiel 21:14

“Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, but those who act faithfully are His delight.”

Proverbs 12:22

“If you are willing and obedient, you shall eat the good of the land; but if you refuse and rebel, you shall be eaten by the sword. For the mouth of the Lord has spoken.”

Isaiah 1:19

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to Him, and He will straighten your path.”

Proverbs 3:5-6

“When I sharpen My flashing sword and My hand grasps it in judgment, I will take vengeance on My adversaries and repay those who hate Me.”

Deuteronomy 32:41

Jesus said, “Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace on the earth, but a sword. For I have come to turn a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law—a man’s enemies will be the members of his own house.”

Matthew 10:34

“When the Lord your God delivers it into your hand, put to the sword all the men in it.”

Deuteronomy 20:13