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Blood Money – 5 August 2007

Please read “Letter to the Editor by Jenny Moxham: Blood Money - 4 Aug 2007” at:
http://www.all-creatures.org/letters/20070804-jm.html 

Then read Frank’s sermon delivered 16 August 1992:
http://www.all-creatures.org/sermons97/s16aug92.html 

There is a common thread that runs through Jenny Moxham’s letter written recently in Australia and Frank’s sermon originally delivered in upstate New York, USA, nearly 15 years ago. Both speak out for true love – the unconditional love of God – that does not excuse cruelty to any sentient being. Here we are – in the 21st century – yet “religious” people stubbornly refuse to face the truth about the nature of God. They continue to create a “god” in their own cruel image instead of finally acknowledging God as He really is: loving, just, and compassionate.

As Jenny Moxham says about “religious” people:
“If they looked into their hearts, instead of their books, they would realise that a God of love and mercy would never want sensitive beings needlessly subjected to a torturous death. Cruelty is the opposite of love.”

And to quote Frank from his 1992 sermon that is still relevant:
“And today, more than ever, we are called upon to be God's witnesses, just as Jeremiah was in His day.”

I agree with the way Jenny Moxham refers to profits derived from the slaughter of animals as “blood money.” The fund-raising that churches promote with the body parts and secretions from tortured and abused animals is also “blood money.” Imagine praying over these at church functions and asking God’s blessing! Something is very, very wrong here! It’s past time for “religious” folks to wake up and face the truth: they are perpetuating evil.

See also:
http://www.all-creatures.org/anex/index.html 
 


"Joyful Curmudgeon"
An oxymoron?
No! I see all the beauty of God's creation and I'm joyful.  At the same time, I see all the suffering and corruption going on in the world, and feel called to help expose and end it so that we may have true peace and compassion.

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