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Is God the Devil? Jehovah as the Lord of Darkness [Part I]
I'll start with a bold statement: Jehovah the God of the Old Testament is not God. If we read the so-called "Old Testament" we will see that the actions of this monster called Jehovah are something close to the image that we do today to the Devil. Jehovah is the Devil. I believe that him is an immortal being that made a pact with the jewish people about six thousand years ago, and if it's he who really is in charge, it explains the doomed world we live in.
Jehovah is a god of war and he demands sacrifices, sometimes animals, sometime humans, and he pleases himself with the smell and the taste of the blood and the burning fat from the corpses. And this is the god that the Hebrew scriptures present, a god so terrible that atheists should win prizes for refusing to follow him. One fact that seems to go unnoticed by all Christian believers today is that this "god" has no resemblance to the "Our Father" taught by Jesus. So that makes us think of another question: If Jehovah is the Lord of Darkness and Evil, would be Jesus the son of the devil? The answer is NO! The Father exalted by Christ wasn't Jehovah, Christ came just to free the world from the cruel burden of this aberration and teach us the way to the True God. In fact, Jesus' specific mission was to dethrone this impostor and this becomes clear when we read passages from the New Testament. In John 10: 8-13 we see Christ saying:
"Satan is the god of this age, the prince of this world - I came to overthrow the impostor - I came to destroy what was destroying the earth - I came to undo the works of the devil - all who came before me are thieves and robbers - the thief , The mercenary, came only to steal, to kill, and to destroy, but I have come that they may have life."
Be aware that the above text has been interpreted for the occasion, and that it will not always be identical to your Bible because of the various versions and translations that exist. And also be aware that the parables cite a hypothetical story that should not be taken literally, but interpreted.