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Animal Farmers’ Hardness of Heart

Animal Farmers’ Hardness of Heart In order to raise animals for food, or slaughter them, and/or eat their flesh and by-products, we have to harden our hearts to the point that we no longer have empathy for the feelings of the animals or are indifferent to the animals’ pain and suffering. This was recently brought […]

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Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 05

Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 05 We saw in the Isaiah passage we discussed in the previous part, that God does not desire sacrifices, which is a strong indication that sacrifice and the shedding of blood does not bring about forgiveness, and this same kind of message has been spoken since the time of Samuel. […]

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Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 04

Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 04 We closed our previous discussion on forgiveness without sacrifice with a reference to Isaiah 1:10-21. In these verses we will see that neither sacrifice nor incense brings forgiveness. 10. Hear the word of the LORD, You rulers of Sodom; Give ear to the instruction of our God, You people […]

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Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 02

Forgiveness Without Sacrifice – Part 02 In reading the Hebrew Testament, we often come to the understanding that the only form of atonement was an animal sacrifice, but this isn’t the case when we read the passage in Numbers 16:41-50, and in particular verse 46, where Moses directs Aaron to make atonement with incense. 41. […]

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Child Abuse: Teach Children to Kill

Child Abuse: Teach Children to Kill For years we have been observing and studying the ungodly practice of teaching our children to kill through the supposed pleasure of hunting and fishing (fish killing), and how such practices harden the hearts of these children so that they no longer have any empathy for the feelings of […]

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Guns and Violent Deaths

Guns and Violent Deaths Stephen Augustine sent us some very interesting information from Lorraine Devon Wilke’s article (20 Jan 2013) about gun deaths. In the past 43 years (1968-2011) there have been 1,384,171 gun deaths in the United States. This is 18% higher than all the war deaths in U. S. history, which stands at […]

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Child Abuse and Fishing

Child Abuse and Fishing A few days ago when we were logging in and out of Facebook, we were greeted by an image of a little boy with a big smile on his face holding a fishing line with two fish hanging from it. The image really bothered us, and all we could think of […]

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Love and the Golden Rule

Love and the Golden Rule For the past couple of days, we’ve been talking about unconditional love being the major ingredient to fulfill the whole Law and the Prophets, as the Hebrew expresses it, or the whole of the Bible, as we would refer to it today. This is what Jesus was talking about in […]

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Unconditional Love

Unconditional Love Most people say they want love and peace and an end to violence, but when they are told what they have to do on their part, and it requires a change in their lifestyle, such as what they put on their plates, they want to put conditions upon what they have to do. […]

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Who Is More Worthy?

Who Is More Worthy? Karolin wrote us a letter about her ministry, which is usually centered on enlightening people about the plight of animals, but like so many people that we know in the animal rights movement, she has a soft heart that extends to the whole of God’s creation. “I work here at the […]

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