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Message Subject Prophecies Jesus gave in Mathew 24 and Revevelation require internet and smartphone
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Immorality, pagan worship, and child sacrifice were widespread in Canaan. Bible historian Henry H. Halley notes that archaeologists excavating the area “found great numbers of jars containing the remains of children who had been sacrificed to Baal...

“The whole area proved to be a cemetery for new-born babies...
 Quoting: b4its2l8

So - Why Did God Wage War Against the Canaanites?

Were there not other wicked people on earth at the time? Why single out the Canaanites? God has selectively executed sinners on many occasions. When “the earth became filled with violence” in Noah’s day, God caused a deluge that wiped out all but one family—Noah’s family....
 Quoting: b4its2l8

The Israelis were told to:

“Completely destroy all the people: the Hittites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, as the LORD ordered you to do.—DEUTERONOMY 20:17

“Be peaceable with all men."—ROMANS 12:18.

DO THOSE Bible verses seem contradictory to you?
 Quoting: b4its2l8

God did not want the Israelis to dwell with the cananites

“They should not dwell in your land,” God warned regarding the Canaanites, “that they may not cause you to sin against me. In case you should serve their gods, it would become a snare to you.” (Exodus 23:33) The prophet Moses later told Israel: “It is for the wickedness of these nations that Jehovah your God is driving them away.”
 Quoting: b4its2l8

In Romans 12:18 Paul would hope men of faith could live peaceably with everyone - but where evil men are concerned - it should be God who decides their fate.

And he most certainly did with the canannites et al!!
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