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What did jesus meant when he said "Thou shall not kill"?


Does this refers only to humans or to all living beings? I mean should we NOT kill other living beings as well? ALL Christians are non-vegetarians and so you ALL are DIS-OBEYING Jesus by killing and eating them (animals, birds) You are commiting sins by eating non-veg.

 

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    Bishop Michael H 3 years ago

    Law keepers always try to justify their 10 commandment keeping by Matt. 5:17-19. Lets look at what Jesus intent is when He states, “Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill. (“For assuredly


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    Troy Way 3 years ago

    Animals were not put on this earth to feed us. They were put here to experience life, just as we were. What a horrible attempt to justify human beings selfishness. God would be ashamed at our lack of respect for other living beings.


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    Joshtheplumber 2 years ago

    Hey blue! Happy to see you again. Is it time to talk about the girl Jesus yet?

    Funny thing about consuming flesh... You take on some death too. A little at a time. All death is suicide you know. One way or another.


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    charlie (celafoe) 3 years ago

    God said do not murder never said do not kill

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    charlie (celafoe) 3 years ago

    you are correct it was never said do not kill but was said do not murder--- big diference


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    charlie (celafoe) 3 years ago

    HE never said that and it is against Hs priniples.

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    charlie (celafoe) 3 years ago

    kosher diet was given to the jews only and passed with the law


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    charlie (celafoe) 3 years ago

    correct

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    charlie (celafoe) 3 years ago

    you need to learn the scriptures see Genesis 9 where we were given all every living thing to eat

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    charlie (celafoe) 3 years ago

    the question was about what Jesus may have said. Sri Krishna has no place in this conversation

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    abt79 4 years ago

    God said we are the rulers of the earth, so it is o.k. to kill animals to suit our needs, as long as we kill them ONLY to suit our needs of nourishment.


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    charlie (celafoe) 3 years ago

    Jesus never said this . The correct translation is "not murder" Killing is at time necessary and is not forbidden in war and self protection

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    charlie (celafoe) 3 years ago

    only God can kill the spirit man can only kill the flesh which is ok if it is not murder


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    Norine Williams 19 months ago

    I cont to "chg fm glory to glory" (II Cor 3:18) & Bible says we are to obey the laws of the land (Rm 13; military) & would've contradicted Himself which is impossible.

    Therefore, "carnally," there is a diff between "killing" (military) &


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    Norine Williams 16 months ago

    GOD is a "HEART" GOD!

    As Manatita said "Watch your motive!"

    SPIRITUALLY speaking: ANYTHING that "causes one's brother to stumble" (Rm 14:13-23; I Cor 8:13) is also "killling" which leads to "eternal death!"


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    charlie (celafoe) 3 years ago

    where is the scripture that Jesus said this?? He did not.


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    charlie (celafoe) 3 years ago

    context is so important. this in no way does not mean to not eat meat


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    charlie (celafoe) 3 years ago

    yes it was never said to not Kill was said do not murder


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    Bishop Michael H 3 years ago

    It means in reality you shall not kill, No killing at all by polices ,soldiers, executors, This is by the law of God . That is why Jesus Christ says not to kill He can not go against His Father in heaven Were we know that we can not kill animals ?


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    Matthew695 3 years ago

    Have to put the 2nd part of statement here.Sorry! The bible was re-written over 600 times by the romans.It is well documented that Jesus wrote in the book of the holy 12 which is all about animals.The romans took that book out because it didn't fit.

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    charlie (celafoe) 3 years ago

    read the correctly interpreted scriptures it says do not murder ( kill without valid reason)

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    charlie (celafoe) 3 years ago

    read scripture all living things xcept humans were given us to eat in Gen 9


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    Norine Williams 16 months ago

    Rm 14:2=Yes, "weak" but maybe made "strong" by GOD (I Cor 3:6 "keep teaching Judah") & is why Col 2:16 "..let no man judge you in meat, or drink.." is written!

    Blessings!

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    Bishop Michael H 3 years ago

    Killing or murder is the same action to take a life away . Because God put you shall not kill people say murder it is OK , If God would of say you shall not murder people would of say killing is OK.


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