I started out to write a short piece
about how Moses must have been called
a "self-hating Jew" when he castigated
his fellow Jews for worshiping the golden calf.
But I was startled to discover that the Jewish God had
ordered Moses to murder 3,000 sinners.
Obviously this was not the true God,
not the loving God Jesus preached to the world.
by Henry Makow Ph.D.
From Exodus 32, we learn that the ancient Israelites suffered from ADHD. Moses had only been on Mt. Sinai a few days when they got restless
and began to worship a false god. They built a Golden Calf and became debauched:
When Aaron saw this, he built an altar in front of the calf and announced, "Tomorrow there will be a festival to the Lord." 6 So the next day the people rose early and sacrificed burnt offerings and presented fellowship offerings. Afterward they sat down to eat and drink and got up to indulge in revelry.
God got wind of this and went crazy. He promised to destroy them.
"I have seen these people," the Lord said to Moses, "and they are a stiff-necked people. Now leave me alone so that my anger may burn against them and that I may destroy them. Then I will make you into a great nation."
Moses begged Him to calm down and be patient. God collected Himself and gave Moses the Ten Commandments.
But Moses too had a short fuse. When he saw the Hebrews worshipping the Golden Calf and partying, he "burned in anger." He smashed the tablets containing God's Commandments.
Then, he took the calf the people had made and burned it in the fire; then he ground it to powder, scattered it on the water and made the Israelites drink it.
The Israelites were properly annoyed and could have accused Moses of being a self-hating Jew.
Moses had no patience for these rationalizations and initiated the first pogrom in Jewish history.
Moses saw that the people were running wild and that Aaron had let them get out of control and so become a laughingstock to their enemies. So he stood at the entrance to the camp and said, "Whoever is for the Lord, come to me." And all the Levites rallied to him.
Then he said to them, "This is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says: 'Each man strap a sword to his side. Go back and forth through the camp from one end to the other, each killing his brother and friend and neighbor.'" 28 The Levites did as Moses commanded, and that day about three thousand of the people died. 29 Then Moses said, "You have been set apart to the Lord today, for you were against your own sons and brothers, and he has blessed you this day."
30 The next day Moses said to the people, "You have committed a great sin. But now I will go up to the Lord; perhaps I can make atonement for your sin."
Moses checked back with God and apologized for his people. He had slaughtered 3000 and surely that was atonement enough.
God said, OK lead the remnant into Israel but He promised even more retribution.
5 And the Lord struck the people with a plague because of what they did with the calf Aaron had made.
And from that day onward, righteous Jews like Moses, who demurred from the sins of their fellow Jews, were called "self hating Jews."
Jews determined to remove their God from his throne and rule over the universe themselves. With the help of central banking, and the cupidity, cowardice and gullibility of the goyim (i.e. Freemasonry), they were able to banish from society their murderous God, and with him, slam the door on the true loving God.
And so, it has come to pass. We worship the Golden Calf.
First Comment by Clifford Shack:
The Scriptures are ancient Fake News devised by ancient "high priests" (central grain bankers) to control the masses that resulted from the invention of the share-plow. Anything derived from Scriptures, "New" or "Old" should be derived at your own risk. If the bones of a great teacher cannot be found, beware. That is the great clue to "pious fraud." I am currently in Israel and I am eager to visit the archaeological museum of Solomon's Temple but sadly not a shred of archaeological evidence has been found. No bones. Since time immemorial no one
has been allowed to explore the supposed resting place of the OT patriarchs within the Cave of Machpelah - no bones. Those bones and the Great Temple are the foundation of Three of the world's great religions! Oy Vey.
Marcos wrote :
Criticism on the reasons why God commanded the death of sinners in the Old Testament usually are based on two misconceptions:
1) Humankind is supposed to have some intrinsic value in itself that it should be a sufficient deterrent for God's judgement. It has not. Instead, the Bible (both Old and New Testament) portrays men as inherently corrupt and depraved, and deserving of destruction. Destruction should be the norm for a failed experiment, not the exception.
2) God is supposed to judge like we do, with incomplete information and selfish motives. In truth, the omniscient God has total understanding about who will repent or not, and also full responsibility for assuring the fulfillment of His plans, including removing those who will be obstacles to the eventual redeeming of mankind. He has no excuses to be negligent, and Jesus had the exact same line of thought, as His many hard saying make clear.
The case of Israel is especially important and unique, in the perspective that it was the means by which redemption would come. Things were tough before the cross and the devil ruled everything on Earth. The alternative would be some cheap mercy on those unrepenting sinners, a wrecked plan of redemption and everybody, both us and the Golden Calf worshippers, ending up in hell. What kind of God would be so incompetent? Indeed, God's justice is the hardest cookie to swallow for men.