Animal Gospel

They shall not hurt nor destroy in all My holy mountain,
For the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the Lord
As the waters cover the sea. ~Isaiah 11:9

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there ever a permissible reason for killing an animal, or putting one "to sleep"?

Cases of catastrophic disease or injury where the spiritual faith to bring the animal to recovery and/or where medical knowledge isn't sufficient to bring a proper mending to the animal's body.

If the animal's committed a murder against a human being, without the animal having been excessively provoked by the human in question.

Areas of human safety where someone can't get away from a dangerous situation with an animal, viz., the old proverbial "it's either you or them" and you can't get out of it by any conciliatory deed, gesture, or word. Then taking the animal's life in question is justifiable, as long as it's done in a way that isn't excessively cruel or prolonging of agony on the part of the animal.

Any other killing of an animal constitutes animal sacrifice, which under the laws of the New Testament we're forbidden from practicing. Just because you didn't play around in the animal's blood and make funny demonic or allegedly heavenly oaths or rituals doesn't mean your killing of an animal couldn't have wandered into the area of animal sacrifice.

Let conscience and all of the above be your guides.

According to the prophets of the Bible, God takes no pleasure in the death of an animal but rather in the turning of a wicked sinner from their wicked sins!


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