Concerning Sacrificing Children To Moloch

BY Herschel Smith
3 years, 11 months ago

So you don’t have to, I try to stay abreast of the latest silliness on Daily Kos, Salon, Balloon Juice and Mother Jones.  But it’s all so dreary, droll, boring and awful.  Seriously, the writers over these web sites at one time at least spoke honestly about their real intentions concerning guns.  But they don’t even do that any more.  It’s all prevarication, misdirects and smoke and mirrors – and it’s awful writing to top it all off.

The best model to understand their ilk is that the washed up hippie movement was never really about free love, peace, letting people do their own thing and libertarianism.  They were always statists, and they wanted guns and revolution right up to the point where they were in charge, and then to remove the liberty everyone else enjoyed.  They are control freaks, every one of them.  When they talk about gun control, they don’t mean gun control concerning the police – they want the police to be armed because the police preserve their state.  Hippies were only against cops when they were on different sides.

They’re hypocrites too, but this most recent instance is stunning.  Charles Kinnaird writing at Ameriblog preens moralistic about Americans sacrificing our children to Moloch.

And they built the high places of Baal, which are in the valley of Ben Hinnom, to cause their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire unto Moloch; which I commanded them not, neither came it into my mind, that they should do this abomination. – Jeremiah 32:35

Moloch was the ancient Phoenician and Canaanite god known in Deuteronomy for the practice of propitiatory child sacrifice. Apparently, the Hebrew prophets of old had a hard time convincing people that they should stop the practice. There are few images more horrifying to us modern folk than that of fearful people offering up their own children to be burned on the altar of a domineering death-making god. Yet we are seeing the fires of Moloch burning in 21st Century America.

This week we have seen yet another disturbing incident of promising lives brought to a sudden end by gun violence — in keeping with our pattern of one school shooting per week. Once again there is talk of stronger gun control laws, yet we are impotent to make any changes. Even when we see students gunned down, and we know that there are steps we can take to make such incidents less likely in the future, we feel powerless to do anything. Our failure to act even in the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre  in which 20 young children were killed, all of them 6 and 7 years old, demonstrated that we would rather sacrifice our beautiful preschoolers than do anything that might be perceived as a sleight against the Bill of Rights — they’re the price of our “freedom,” just ask Bill O’Reilly. Our words say that we honor American freedom, while our actions say that we live in fear and have so little regard for our children that we will willingly feed them to our modern day fires of Moloch.

In a country whose politicians love to shout “God Bless America!” at the end of their speeches, and whose people speak of faith in the public square and argue about putting the Ten Commandments on display, it is the ancient and brutal god Moloch who holds sway over so much of our public discourse. Indeed the fires of Moloch continue to consume our children while nothing is done to extinguish those flames.

That children can be and are killed with bombs, knives, clubs and fists is irrelevant to Charles.  And it’s also irrelevant to Charles that one the very reasons we have and carry weapons is to protect the children.  As I’ve explained before:

I am afraid there have been too many centuries of bad teaching endured by the church, but it makes sense to keep trying.  As I’ve explained before, the simplest and most compelling case for self defense lies in the decalogue.  Thou shall not murder means thou shall protect life.

God’s law requires [us] to be able to defend the children and helpless.  “Relying on Matthew Henry, John Calvin and the Westminster standards, we’ve observed that all Biblical law forbids the contrary of what it enjoins, and enjoins the contrary of what it forbids.”  I’ve tried to put this in the most visceral terms I can find.

God has laid the expectations at the feet of heads of families that they protect, provide for and defend their families and protect and defend their countries.  Little ones cannot do so, and rely solely on those who bore them.  God no more loves the willing neglect of their safety than He loves child abuse.  He no more appreciates the willingness to ignore the sanctity of our own lives than He approves of the abuse of our own bodies and souls.  God hasn’t called us to save the society by sacrificing our children or ourselves to robbers, home invaders, rapists or murderers. Self defense – and defense of the little ones – goes well beyond a right.  It is a duty based on the idea that man is made in God’s image.  It is His expectation that we do the utmost to preserve and defend ourselves when in danger, for it is He who is sovereign and who gives life, and He doesn’t expect us to be dismissive or cavalier about its loss.

And concerning John Calvin’s comments on this subject:

We do not need to prove that when a good thing is commanded, the evil thing that conflicts with it is forbidden.  There is no one who doesn’t concede this.  That the opposite duties are enjoined when evil things are forbidden will also be willingly admitted in common judgment.  Indeed, it is commonplace that when virtues are commended, their opposing vices are condemned.  But we demand something more than what these phrases commonly signify.  For by the virtue of contrary to the vice, men usually mean abstinence from that vice.  We say that the virtue goes beyond this to contrary duties and deeds.  Therefore in this commandment, “You shall not kill,” men’s common sense will see only that we must abstain from wronging anyone or desiring to do so.  Besides this, it contains, I say, the requirement that we give our neighbor’s life all the help we can … the purpose of the commandment always discloses to us whatever it there enjoins or forbids us to do” (Institutes of the Christian Religion, Vol. 1, Book 2, Chapter viii, Part 9).

The real child abusers are Charles and his kind, who prefer to see them gunned down around him, or a bloody civil war trying to confiscate guns people intend to use to protect themselves and their children.  Either way, Charles wants to see blood and wants to project his blood-lust onto us.

And although he doesn’t mention it, one can bet how he and his kind see abortion – and here is the real hypocrisy.  As for children being sacrificed to Moloch, how many millions of babies have been killed inside and outside the womb as a sacrifice to Baal?  Have Charles or his co-writers said anything about that?  Of course not, because Charles is a hypocrite like all of his friends, concerning both abortion and guns.

We’re all bored with Charles now.  And so ends his stupid little sermon until he deals honestly with consistency.  It isn’t the hobgoblin of small minds.  It’s the stuff of life, and this sorry attempt by Charles to turn the tables on us only serves to highlight his own sins.  Come back when you have something, Charles.

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  1. On October 6, 2015 at 9:24 am, Fred said:

    To my Brothers and Sisters. The LORD God
    is not turning his back on America. America has long since turned its back on
    God. In fact America has walked away
    from God and is now in OPEN REBELION which is a state of WAR against God. Your
    country has declared war on The LORD GOD Almighty of the universe and you let
    it happen. Have you read the Holy Bible? Do you understand that which is coming
    to your children out to several generations? Do you think the Old Testament is
    just a bunch of stories about the Jews? Wrong! We’re not even talking about the
    Revelation. Nope, we’re just talking good old fashioned stuff that happens when
    God ain’t happy with you. You can’t kill 50,000,000 babies and get away with
    it. What does your church leadership tell you to do about this? Not much right? Do you think God sees this as a
    “medical procedure”? He sees it as mass child sacrifice. Have you read the Holy
    Bible? Do you know what God is going to do to this country? Plague, War,
    Famine, Pestilence!!! You can’t declare homosexuality as equal with God given
    Holy Matrimony. Do you think God sees this as equality? He sees it as
    Abomination. Have you read the Holy Bible? Do you know what God is going to do
    to this country? What did your church leadership tell you about this court case?
    “Don’t get riled up now, Keep paying your tithe and read Romans 13?” or
    something along those lines right? Do
    you understand what this means? Plague, War, Famine, Pestilence!!! You can’t
    inject the enzymes from one genus into the nuclei of another genus and get away
    with. Not crossbreeding, not selective breeding, not hybridization, not
    grafting but the creation of new life forms!!! Did you know that you’re eating
    this poison? Do you know what the Holy Bible says about inter-genus life? Do you
    know what happened to the whole planet the last time there was mixing of seed? Have
    you read this passage? “And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his
    kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was
    in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.” If God sees this passage as what is right and
    good and true then what must he think of genetic engineering? There is a whole
    new level God’s wrath coming our way. You won’t be able to sit back and watch
    it on cable news. No way. You and your children and their children are going to
    suffer the most grotesque horrors imaginable and it’s your fault. You let this
    happen! Puss filled, oozing, cancerous lesions inside and all over their body.
    Deciding whether it would be more prudent to cut off one their arms for dinner
    or whether to eat their baby instead. Have you read the Holy Bible? This is your
    fault. Perhaps they will be one of the
    lucky ones and get their head blown in half by their neighbors that will be
    fighting against each other for their own very existence. Maybe they will be
    lucky enough to only see the flash of light in a nuclear attack on them but they
    could live a month or longer with their skin slowly, painfully melting off from
    ongoing radiation burning. Do you think God won’t let that happen? Have you
    read the Holy Bible? This is your fault! You let this happen to your country! You
    need to pray of course but repent means STOP committing abomination!!! YOU MUST
    MAKE YOUR COUNRY STOP THIS!!! I no, you just want to watch tv and hear about
    how Jesus is love, Light and Life in your IRS incorporated church. Well, here
    is a news flash that your government approved church doesn’t like to talk about
    much. He is also jealous. He is also angry. He is also wrathful and vengeful.
    Have you read the Holy Bible? Do you know what He is going to do your family? Perhaps
    you’re thinking “well I’m Christian and I didn’t directly cause this. Surely
    I’ll be OK”. Wrong! You’re at the top of the list! America was created under
    covenant with God. Do you know what the Holy Bible says about who creates the
    nations of earth? George Washington did. If you don’t believe me then read
    George Washington’s prayer with the very first congress in New York City. GOD
    CREATED AMERICA. And now WE HAVE DECLARED WAR ON HIM!!! Do you know what The
    LORD God is going to do to your family? Do you know what happened when the
    Roman Empire fell? Centuries of the Dark Ages that’s what. What if the revelation
    of John isn’t fully realized for another thousand years? Do you understand the
    system that England has created in the world and that without the United States
    it ALL falls apart? Do understand that 2,000,000,000 people or even 3,000,000,000
    people will likely die. Those that survive will be in abject feudal slavery to
    whatever horror of the moneyed interests that survives through ruthless force. Do
    you know what these human lords are going to do to your family? How are you
    going to explain to The Christ that you just wanted to watch tv, go shopping,
    and be comfortable? How are you going to account for yourself? YOU MUST MAKE
    YOUR COUNTRY STOP IT’S ABOMINATION!!! Think your government is going to save
    you? Back to Adolf Hitler’s beloved Romans 13. Read 13:4 real slowly a couple
    of times. Dissect the meaning of each phrase that is a part of each sentence.
    Read it… v e r y s l o w l y… so that
    even someone in a High Fructose Corn Syrup stupor with half a digitized brain
    from corporate High Definition “programing”
    can understand what it is that God is saying to us. Got it yet? That’s right! Government is going to be an
    instrument of war against you. What? Does that say the government is going to
    seek revenge for the LORD on my lazy, good for nothing, go along with it all
    self? YES, that is what it says! A revenger to execute wrath against your
    children! Have you read the Holy Bible? Do you still blame the government for
    America’s condition? Have you read the constitution? This is your fault! Voting
    will not fix this. YOU MUST MAKE YOUR COUNTRY STOP IT’S
    ABOMINATION NOW!!! Will God really do things like this to us? I don’t know but he
    has done it before. I read my Bible, know a little history and little
    government is all. Perhaps think of good fib? No, that won’t work will it? What
    on earth are you ever going to tell our LORD when he asks for you to come to account?
    What will I say? I don’t have clue. Ah my God this is my fault. I let this
    happen. What have I done? LORD save us all.

  2. On October 14, 2015 at 10:14 pm, guest said:

    I think it’s hilarious when people who fought to create a “right” for two disgusting AIDS-dripping queers to “marry” and then “adopt” all the little boys they want bitch about anyone else “sacrificing children to Moloch.”

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