Friday, November 18, 2011


One Of My Friend Commented -
I am really confused about your idea of “worst crime”

#1 - Who kill lots of innocent beings but worships an amorphous God.
#2 - Good person who prayed at Guruvayoor.

So you think  #1 should be glorified than #2?

If you were god , which one will be punished severely? #2 ?


Dear Friend

Thank you very much for your comments.

First of all, I am not expressing my opinion, in the matter of Religion. I am expressing what I have learned from the scriptures.

I hope that you are a firm believer of The Bible. When we look at the commandments of Jesus Christ, we can see that the prime and the most important command was to Submit To The One God.

"One of the scribes came up and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, asked him, "Which commandment is the first of all?"

Jesus answered, "The first is, `Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one; and you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength." Mark 28-30

Here the disciples of  Jesus Christ is asking about the Commandment that is First of All.

Again, I request you to go through the verses of Exodus from 1 to 17. It lists out the priority of the commandments.

"And God spoke all these words: "I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery. You shall have no other gods before me. You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below. You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the fathers to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me, but showing love to a thousand [generations] of those who love me and keep my commandments." Exodus 20: 1-7

Look at the order of precedence in the verses of The Bible. Now,

"You shall not murder. You shall not commit adultery." Exodus 20:13-14

So the case of Murder is listed only after a couple of good commands. That does not mean that Murder is not a serious one. But that does mean that both are serious but The First One is The Most Serious. Without paying attention to The First Command, it does not make any sense to go after the succeeding commands.

What I understand is that The Bible in several places has given most importance to The Worship of One God without Idols. Murdering people is also a serious crime but when we evaluate both crimes and when we try to analyze which one is the worst crime, it can be clearly seen that - It is Going Against The First Commandment of Jesus Christ.

From a logical perspective I have put before you a clear cut example. Think about it. Which One Is The Most Serious One To You ?

- Is it that of the Killing of the baby by the wife ?
- Is it that of sharing with another person that she is supposed to share Only with her husband ?

Here what is the challenge to the Husband-hood ? The Killing ? or The Sharing ?

Once again,

- Worshiping The One God by other means such as Idols, Images, Graves etc Is Sharing The Sole Right Of God (Worship none But Him) with Others.

  - This is a Clear Cut Challenge To The Lordship of God, The Almighty.

- Killing a Human is a serious crime but that does not result in the
Sharing The Sole Right Of God (Worship none But Him) with Others.

  - This is also going against the command of God, but It Does Not challenge The Lordship of God, The Almighty.


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