Tag Archives: God as a psychopath

Nutjob God smites His own: Numbers 7 to 14

In which God listens to people’s complaints, makes out to be nice and then poisons and smites them all (no, really, check out the end of chapter 11). Numbers 7 And now everything is done with the tabernacle and along … Continue reading

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Leviticus 18 to 19: At last, loopy Leviticus launches!

Leviticus 18 God tells Moses to remind everyone how much He has done for them and all he wants in exchange is unthinking unswerving obedience. Verse 6-7 “None of you shall approach to any that is near of kin to … Continue reading

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Exodus 30 to 32: Calf Pain and DVT (Deity Vengeance Thuggery)

Exodus 30 More shittim wood. This LORD and his priests have a real altar ego.   Verse 3 “And thou shalt overlay it with pure gold, the top thereof, and the sides thereof, round about, and the horns thereof: and … Continue reading

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Exodus 21 to 23: The Leviticus Dry Run

Exodus 21 OK, lots of fruit-loopy laws now, some of which doubtless made sense at the time. Here are some faves, but they have to be read to be, er, believed. Verse 17 “And he that curseth his father, or … Continue reading

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Exodus 10-11: Suckerpunches on the way to Passover

Exodus 10 God isn’t even bothering to dissemble Verse 1 “And the LORD said unto Moses, Go in unto Pharaoh, for I have hardened his heart, and the heart of his servants that I might shew these my signs before … Continue reading

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Exodus 7-9: Bearded Sky Man still a Needy Nutter

Exodus 7 God tells Moses and Aaron to keep at it but   Verse 4-5 “And I will harden Pharaoh’s heart, and multiply my signs and my wonders in the land of Egypt. But Pharaoh will not hearken unto you … Continue reading

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Exodus 3-6: Speechophobia, Zebra Crossings and Industrial Relations

Exodus 3 So Moses is shepherding Verse 2 “And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and … Continue reading

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