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Biblically, there are many ways to present an offering to God. Some sacrifices are offered through the first harvest, first fruit, and the firstborn. There are other offerings that don't require "first fruit" or "firstborn". Since God prohibited human sacrifices to idols, the firstborn is consecrated to God instead sacrificed "killed". The Word indicates that the firstborn that opens the womb is sanctified to the Lord God. It reads: [1 And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying: 2 Sanctify unto me every firstborn that opens the womb among the children of Israel, as well of men as of beasts: for they are all mine,] Exodus 13:1 to 2. There is a huge difference between killing a child to sacrifice to God OR sanctifying a child to God.
0 - Introduction:
1 - Human sacrifice in the Torah "Abraham offered his son Isaac to God" "God offered His Son Jesus to redeem the world's sins"
2 - Sacrificing the Son of God for the remission of sin according to Jesus' gospel and the Torah:
3 - What Islam says about human sacrifice?
4 - Hindus sacrifice their sons
0 - Introduction:
In Judaism, people offer a lamb to God for the remission of sins. God gave humanity a similar plan for salvation in Christianity. God did sacrifice His only begotten Son Jesus to save the world. It means, Jesus' death on the cross was and still an offering sacrifice for the remission of sins in repentance. It means, Jesus is the Lamb that was offered by God to redeem those who ask God for forgiveness through repentance. It means God replaced the Lamb's sacrifice by His Son Jesus. It is a mystery how God changed His plan from animals' sacrifices to human's sacrifice. God made a covenant with Moses for the sins' offering, it is to offer an animal to the priests of the temple for the remission of sins. I don't know why God changed His plan, replacing the animals' sacrifices with His Son Jesus? So God's sacrificial Son is to save people and to give them eternal life after death, at the time of the resurrection. Other sacrifices in some religions is to kill people, not to save them.
Human's sacrifices still in practice until this day "twenty first century" to kill people, not to save them.
First picture: God sacrificing His Son in this picture to save humanity.
Second picture: a mother is sacrificing her son to kill non-muslims.
Let compare the sacrifice that exists in Christianity with the other sacrifices that exist in radical group that is using a name of a religion as a commandment to kill people that disagree with their ideology. They claim that their terrorisms around the world are to force humanity to follow their ideology that lead to peace.
Radical Muslims = [terrorists] wish to die as martyrs for allah's sake to inherit the garden of allah = [paradise = Janah of allah] to obtain virgin girls in paradise and for other comfort reasons. Read the following passage from the quran: [56:36]
Do radical Muslims sacrifice themselves and their children to kill non-muslims according to the Quran or is it their interpretations to the Quran?
The Quran sourat alnisaa 4:95 Allah says: [the believers that do not having any injuries is uselessness; The jihadists (martyrs) for Allah's sake with their moneys and their souls are considered; Allah prefers the jihadists that give their moneys and their souls to excel the uselessness a degree, and to that Allah has promised good, Allah shall grant the jihadists above the uselessness a mighty reward.]
The radical Muslims are using the above verse from the Quran (sourat alnissa 4:95) to validate their actions.
Allah will burn those that mock at the quran' verses, allah will change their skins that already burned with new skins that they suffer more. Read the following passage from the quran.
How Allah chastises
sinners in hell? Allah says in the quran: [(As for) those who
disbelieve in Our verses = [ayatana in quran], We shall make them enter fire;
so oft as their skins
are thoroughly burned, We will change them for other skins, that they may taste
the chastisement; surely Allah is Mighty, Wise.] Quran of Islam
Pure wives or brides and shade, no desert's sun. Read Quran of Islam (Sourat Alnisaa 4:57) [And (as for) those who believe and do good deeds, We will make them enter gardens beneath which rivers flow, to abide in them for ever; they shall have therein pure wives [virgin brides], and We shall make them enter a dense shade.] Note: some wrong translations indicate pure mates instead pure wives = [virgin brides].
A lot of fruits and pure mates await those who enter paradise. Read Quran of Islam (sourat albakara 2:25) [And convey good news to those who believe and do good deeds, that they shall have gardens in which rivers flow; whenever they shall be given a portion of the fruit thereof, they shall say: This is what was given to us before; and they shall be given the like of it, and they shall have pure wives = [virgin brides] in them, and in them, they shall abide.] Note: some wrong translations indicate pure mates instead pure wives = [virgin brides].
The quran, in (sourat mohamed 47:4 to 6)] allah says: [those who are slain in the way of allah, He will by no means allow their deeds to perish. [47.5] He will guide them and improve their condition. [47:6] And cause them to enter the garden = [paradise = Janah of allah] which He has made known to them.
If you slay or been slain for allah's sake, you will go to the garden. (koran sourat altawba 9:110).
Why Muslims become martyrs?
Allah says in Islamic Quran:
[44:54] Thus (shall it be), and We will wed them
[44:55] They shall call therein for every fruit in security;
[44:56] They shall not taste therein death except the first death, and He will save them from the punishment of the hell,
[44:57] A grace from your Lord; this is the great achievement.
[44:58] So have We made it easy in your tongue that they may be mindful.
[44:59] Therefore wait; surely they are waiting. (koran sourat aldikan 44:51 to 59).
Allah says: "And allah will reward them for their
patience, with a garden
and clothes of silk in heaven," 12.
"reclining therein upon raised thrones, they will see
there neither the severe heat of the sun nor the hitter cold," 13.
"and the shades of the garden will come low over them,
and the bunches of fruit, there, will hang low in humility
being easy to pick," 14.
"and amongst them will be passed vessels of silver and goblets
of crystal," 15.
"bright as crystal, made of silver; they will determine the
appropriate measure, 16.
"and they will be given to drink, there, a cup mixed with zanjabeel," 17.
"(from) a spring, there, named salsabeel," 18.
"and round about them two perpetual boys, if you see them, you consider them as scattered pearls," 19.
"and when you look, you will see enjoyment and a magnificent realm," 20.
"upon them will be green garments of fine shiny silk, and they will be adorned with bracelets
of silver and their lord gave them a cleansing drink, 21.
"this is your reward, and your effort is thankful, 22."(Sourat insan 76:12 to 22)
[56:35] Surely We have made them to grow into a (new) growth,
[56:36] Then We have made them virgins,
[56:37] Loving, equals in age,
[56:38] For the sake of the companions of the right hand.
[56:39] A numerous company from among the first,
[56:40] And a numerous company from among the last.
[56:41] And those of the left hand, how wretched are those of the left hand! (koran sourat alwakaat 56:11 to 41)
For more information, refer to page "Judaism and Islam" and page Women and children terrorists
1 - Human sacrifice in the Torah
Is human sacrificial offered to God to obtain forgiveness or for worshipping and adorations?
Biblically, there are many ways to present an offering to God. Some sacrifices are offered through the first harvest, first fruit, and the firstborn. There are other offerings that don't require "first fruit" or "firstborn". Since God prohibited human sacrifices to idols, the firstborn is consecrated to God instead sacrificed "killed". The Word indicates that the firstborn that opens the womb is sanctified to the Lord God. It reads: [1 And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying: 2 Sanctify unto me every firstborn that opens the womb among the children of Israel, as well of men as of beasts: for they are all mine,] Exodus 13:1 to 2.
The book of Luke indicates that the firstborn that opens the womb is consecrated and delegated to the Lord God. Jesus was delegated to God as the firstborn that opens the womb. It means his mother Mary lost her virginity during Jesus' birth, which contradicts the Catholic's belief. The passage reads: [22 And after the days of her purification, according to the Law of Moses, were accomplished, they carried him to Jerusalem, to present him to the Lord: 23 As it is written in the law of the Lord: Every male opening the womb shall be called holy to the Lord: 24 And to offer a sacrifice, according as it is written in the law of the Lord, a pair of turtledoves, or two young pigeons, Luke 2:22 to 24.]
Since God stated His Law about consecrating and delegating the first born to Him, I find it strange that the angel asked Abraham to sacrifice his son to God. Consecrating and delegating the firstborn to God is not sacrificed or killed. Ishmael is the firstborn of Abraham, not Isaac. Before and after the birth of Ishmael, Sarah was "barren", she wasn't capable to bare children in her old age and never did in her early life with Abraham. Biblically, the firstborn is entitled for the right of inheritance of the father, disregarding the children that are bore from the concubines.
However, it isn't the same in Abraham's and Ishmael's case. Biblically, Ishmael's mother Hagar was married lawfully to Abraham. Abraham had Ishmael from his second wife Hagar before his first wife Sara bore Isaac. [Note: Agar = (Hagar) = (Hager)]
The book of Genesis tells us that Hagar = (Hager) was not a concubine woman = (Abraham's mistress). Hagar was Sarah's servant, which became Abraham's wife according to his first wife Sara's request. Since Abraham married Hagar = (Hager), Hagar = (Hager) became legally his wife. Therefore, her son Ishmael is the firstborn of Abraham. And since God's Law obliges us to consecrate the first born to Him, it means that Abraham shouldn't have offered Ishmael, not Isaac. We don't know if Ishmael was living with Abraham when the angel asked Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac (?). Did Hagar really exist? Is Ishmael the son of Sara or Hagar? Did Abraham really dispatch Hagar and her son Ishmael? If weren't, why it is mentioned biblically? For more information, refer to page "Ishmael and Isaac".
* Abraham offered his son Isaac to God:
* God offered His Son Jesus to redeem the world's sins:
Did Abraham offer his son Ishmael or Isaac to God the Creator? Did Isaac exist? Did Hagar and Ishmael exist?
For more information, refer to page "Ishmael / Isaac"
The Torah indicates that Isaac was the sacrifice. However, the book of Genesis mentions about Ishmael as the firstborn. In Genesis 21:2, the angel mentions about one begotten son of Abraham. If the angel meant Isaac, the angel should have said to Abraham "your second son Isaac", not your only begotten son. Mentioning the only begotten son to Abraham, it means the book of Genesis is not accurate. Abraham had two sons, the first one from Hagar and the second from Sara, without counting the children he had from his third wife Keturah. How the angel could mention about only begotten son and Abraham was married to three women and had eight children from them without the children that he had from the concubines. I understand that Abraham wasn't married to the concubines but he was married to Sarah and Hagar. Nevertheless, how Abraham could have children from his concubines without getting married to them? Biblically, Abraham is righteous person, he shouldn't commit adultery.
If God is omnipresent and He knows the past and the future, why He had to test Abraham's faith by sacrificing his son. Something isn't clear in this event.
If God prohibited human sacrifices, how God permitted Abraham to sacrifice his son and how He offered His Son Jesus to save the world?
The passage reads: [1 After these things, God tempted Abraham, and said to him: Abraham, Abraham. And he answered: Here I am. 2 He said to him: Take thy only begotten son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and go into the land of vision: and there thou shalt offer him for a holocaust upon one of the mountains which I will show thee. 3 So Abraham rising up in the night, saddled his ass: and took with him two young men, and Isaac his son: and when he had cut wood for the holocaust he went his way to the place which God had commanded him. 4 And on the third day, lifting up his eyes, he saw the place afar off. 5 And he said to his young men: Stay you here with the ass: I and the boy will go with speed as far as yonder, and after we have worshipped, will return to you. 6 And he took the wood for the holocaust, and laid it upon Isaac his son: and he himself carried in his hands fire and a sword. And as they two went on together, 7 Isaac said to his father: My father. And he answered: What wilt thou, son? Behold, saith he, fire and wood: where is the victim for the holocaust? 8 And Abraham said: God will provide himself a victim for an holocaust, my son. So they went on together. 9 And they came to the place which God had shown him, where he built an altar, and laid the wood in order upon it: and when he had bound Isaac his son, he laid him on the altar upon the pile of wood. 10 And he put forth his hand and took the sword, to sacrifice his son. 11 And behold an angel of the Lord from heaven called to him, saying: Abraham, Abraham. And he answered: Here I am. 12 And he said to him: Lay not thy hand upon the boy, neither do thou any thing to him: now I know that thou fearest God, and hast not spared thy only begotten son for my sake. 13 Abraham lifted up his eyes, and saw behind his back a ram amongst the briers sticking fast by the horns, which he took and offered for a holocaust instead of his son. 14 And he called the name of that place, The Lord seeth. Whereupon even to this day it is said: In the mountain the Lord will see. 15 And the angel of the Lord called to Abraham a second time from heaven, saying: 16 By my own self have I sworn, saith the Lord: because thou hast done this thing, and hast not spared thy only begotten son for my sake: 17 I will bless thee, and I will multiply thy seed as the stars of heaven, and as the sand that is by the seashore: thy seed shall possess the gates of their enemies. 18 And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed, because thou hast obeyed my voice. 19 Abraham returned to his young men, and they went to Bersabee together, and he dwelt there, Genesis 22:1 to 19.] [Note: Ishmael = (Ismael) = (Ismail)]
The ancient Phoenicians, who dwelt in Lebanon and around the Canaanite lands use to sacrifice their children in fires to their gods Ashtarout and Byblos. [Note: Astaroth = (Ashtarouth) = (Ashtoreth the goddess of the Zidonians) (1 kings 11:5)]
The Torah and God's prophets condemn human sacrifice. Biblically, the Hebrew people use to sacrifice their sons for strange gods before Moses took them out of Egypt. The passage reads: [9 When thou art come into the land which the Lord thy God shall give thee, beware lest thou have a mind to imitate the abominations of those nations. 10 Neither let there be found among you any one that shall expiate his son or daughter, making them to pass through the fire: or that consults soothsayers, or observes dreams and omens, neither let there be any wizard, 11 Nor charmer, nor any one that consults python spirits, or fortune tellers, or that seeks the truth from the dead. 12 For the Lord abhors all these things, and for these abominations he will destroy them at thy coming. 13 Thou shall be perfect, and without spot before the Lord thy God, Deuteronomy 18:9 to 13.]
The firstborn sacrifice in the covenant of the Exodus is mentioned more clearly in Exodus 12:51, the passage reads: [19 All of the male kind, that openeth the womb, shall be mine. Of all beasts, both of oxen and of sheep, it shall be mine. 20 The firstling of an ass thou shall redeem with a sheep: but if thou wilt not give a price for it, it shall be slain. The firstborn of thy sons thou shall redeem: neither shall thou appear before me empty, Exodus 35:19 to 20.]
It is mentioned in Numbers 8:17 also, the passage reads: [For all the firstborn of the children of Israel are mine, both man and beast: on the day that I smote every firstborn in the land of Egypt I sanctified them for myself, Numbers 8:17.] In this passage, the Lord God is sanctifying the firstborn of Israel both man and beast, not sacrificing them.
Ezekiel spoke in the name of God that human sacrifice was ordered by God Yahweh as punishment. The passage reads: [25 Therefore I also gave them statutes that were not good, and judgments, in which they shall not live. 26 And I polluted them in their own gifts, when they offered all that opened the womb, for their offences: and they shall know that I am the Lord, Ezekiel 20:25.]
Sacrificing children and adulteries are mentioned in one scripture. The passage reads: [Moreover, thou shall not lie carnally with thy neighborís wife, to defile thyself with her. And thou shall not let any of thy seed pass through the fire to Molech; neither shall thou profane the name of thy God: I am the Lord. Thou shall not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination, Leviticus 18:20 to 21.]
Note: Molech or the tent of Moloch and the star of Remphan are Egyptian ideologies that the Hebrew slaves brought back with them from Egypt to Canaan. Therefore, in modern days we recognize some religions that still embrace this kind of ideology in different practice.
[Note: The koran = (quran) commands the moslems = (muslims) to sacrifice their lives and to kill sinner for allah's sake in battles "jihad", which considers as pardons for their sins and which permit them to inherit paradise forever, [not heaven]. The moslems = (muslims) believe that if the person dies while he is killing the unbelievers, this person will go to paradise without asking for forgiveness. Therefore, many moslem = (muslim) parents are proud by sending their sons to war, and if their children died in battle, they will not grieve over them because they are in paradise. The moslems = (muslims) believe that heaven is allah's dwelling place only, and paradise is for the resurrected righteous that believed in allah and his prophet mohamed.]
Example: in Gen 22:10, sacrificing Isaac the son of Abraham is interpreted by religious people as a symbolic scripture to eliminate the commandment of human sacrifice, which is prohibited in other commandments that is issued by the same God Yahweh in Genesis 22:16, and in Luke 2:22.
The passage reads: [10 And he put forth his hand and took the sword, to sacrifice his son. 11 And behold an angel of the Lord from heaven called to him, saying: Abraham, Abraham. And he answered: Here I am. 12 And he said to him: Lay not thy hand upon the boy, neither do thou any thing to him: now I know that thou fearest God, and hast not spared thy only begotten son for my sake. 13 Abraham lifted up his eyes, and saw behind his back a ram amongst the briers sticking fast by the horns, which he took and offered for a holocaust instead of his son. 14 And he called the name of that place, The Lord seeth. Whereupon even to this day it is said: In the mountain the Lord will see. 15 And the angel of the Lord called to Abraham a second time from heaven, saying: 16 By my own self have I sworn, saith the Lord: because thou hast done this thing, and hast not spared thy only begotten son for my sake: 17 I will bless thee, and I will multiply thy seed as the stars of heaven, and as the sand that is by the seashore: thy seed shall possess the gates of their enemies. 18 And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed, because thou hast obeyed my voice. 19 Abraham returned to his young men, and they went to Bersabee together, and he dwelt there, Genesis 22:10 to 19.]
The passage reads: [By myself have I sworn, said the Lord, for because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, your only son That in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven, Genesis 22:16.]
Moreover, the greatest punishment for human and animal sacrifice that was issued by God Yahweh was in Passover in Egypt. The passage reads: [29 and it came to pass at midnight, the Lord slew every firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharao = (Pharaoh), who sat on his throne, unto the firstborn of the captive woman that was in the prison, and all the firstborn of cattle. 30 And Pharao = (Pharaoh) arose in the night, and all his servants, and all Egypt: for there was not a house wherein there lay not one dead, Exodus 12:29 to 30.]
The human sacrifice is biblically proven in punishment and through worshiping and adorations. Does God really like humanís sacrifice? NO, I don't believe the peaceful God would kill children for satisfaction or to pardon sinners.
This dilemma is puzzling my study about religions, especially about Christianity, which is the sacrifice of the Son of God Jesus Christ on the cross for the remission of our sins. However, I couldn't understand why God wouldn't accept our repentances to obtain forgiveness instead killing His Son Jesus on the cross for our sins.
God replaced the sacrificial son of Abraham with an animal. However, God permitted the sinners to kill His Son Jesus to consider him as the sacrifice for the remission of our sins. But if Abraham had killed his son for God, would God punish him for killing a human being? How God could tempt Abraham with such sacrifice? If sacrificing human being is prohibited by God, why God asked Abraham to kill his son for him, and how God accepted humanís sacrifice for the remission of our sins?
Abraham intended to kill his son, which consider as killing him, even he didn't. Bylaw, Abraham had to be condemned even he was faithful to God. Abraham should of had refused to kill by answering God that His commandment prohibits killing a human being. I believe God would accept his answer instead intending to kill for God's sake, which transgress God's commandments to start with.
However, there is one thing interrupting my explanations and the biblical mystery of God's Law to Abraham before Moses. Did God issue His Law to Abraham and to the people during that era prohibiting them not to kill a human being? Did God issue His Law to Noah and the people during that era about transgressing? Did God issue His Law to Cain and the people during that era prohibiting them not to kill a human being? No, biblically, God didn't issue such commandment before Moses' era. If God didnít issue His Law fully to Adam, Noah, and Abraham how these people knew the clean and the unclean animals to sacrifice to God?
However, God did condemn Cain for killing his brother Abel without been notified that such killing is prohibited. Then, God did kill all the people of this world except Noah and his family for transgressing without announcing His Law for that mater. Did God announce His Law to these people before He killed them through the flood? I can't answer this question, but biblically, He didn't.
However, I don't believe God would judge people without warning them righteously. I believe God did give certain laws to those people that He had condemned, therefore, He judged them. Even biblically isn't mentioned, I believe God did. The problem is that God's prophets were victimized and killed and most of their prophecies and God's Word were destroyed by the ungodly. Therefore, I believe God's Word wasn't fully announced in the Torah; however, Jesus did speak God's Word during His era, but the Torah doesn't have the full commandments of Gods' Word. If we consider God's Word is fully announced in the Torah that we are reading now, it means God had judged those people in vain. However, I don't believe God would commit such foolish act, God is perfect.
I believe the Torah that we are reading now is missing part of God's Word. God had judged those people because He did announce His Word to them but we don't have the full text of the Torah to confirm it.
For more information about the Torah and God's Law, refer to page "Ishmael and Isaac".
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2 - Sacrificing the Son of God for the remission of sin according to Jesus' gospel and the Torah:
The bloods' atonement for the forgiveness of sin is mentioned in the Torah and in Jesus' gospel. According to Moses' Law, a lamb should be sacrificed for the forgiveness of sins. In Jesus' gospel, Jesus is the Lamb that was offered to God for the remission of all mankind. In another word, God permitted His Son to die to be the sacrifice for the remission of sins.
If God prohibited human sacrifices, how He permitted Abraham to sacrifice his son? Moreover, how God offered His Son Jesus to save the world?
Biblically, God is love, merciful, slow to anger, and fast in forgiveness. Therefore, we always question if God in this glowing character He could forgive sinners without sacrificing His Son Jesus.
According to God's Law, the sins' offering must be a female animal [goat or lamb], but the peace sacrifices could be male or female animal. They shall be without blemish. If the person can't obtain these animals, he or she could offer pigeon or wheat mingled with oil.
God sent His Son Jesus to redeem sinners through his death "as a sin offering". However, God's Law commands that the sin offering should be female animal without blemish for individuals and male animal without blemish for leaders or priests. God's did permit His Son Jesus to die and to be a sin offering for our sins. Therefore, we claim Jesus' derth on the cross as a sin offering to obtain forgiveness.
From the beginning, God commanded us to offer animals for sins' offerings and He did accept it. Till this day, we don't know why God chose His Son to be a sin offering for the remission of sins instead animals' sacrifices. If the animals' sacrifices are accepted, why God had to offer His Son Jesus for our sins?
If we have to agree that without Jesus' redemption there is no forgiveness, it means the people that offered animals' during and after Moses' era aren't redeemed.
I personally believe that God's Law is perfect and never changed and will never be abolished; however, God did change the method to offer the sins' sacrifices. The law that concerns the sins' offering is still valid. God must have a reason to offer His Son. Is the world's sins are greater that the sins that were committed in the past that requires greater sacrifices? I have no answer for such question because isn't debatable. It is God's matter, not ours.
I believe Jesus came to save the world through his death. Jesus was the sacrifice for the sin offering, which replaced the method of the sins' offerings. Till this point, it is very well understood that Jesus replaced the method to offer the sin's offerings and this law still exist. God did accept the animals' offerings that were sacrificed for the remission of sins. It means Jesus' sacrifice did help us to keep our animals for ourselves, not to offer to God for the remission of our sins. It means Jesus did save the animals from been slaughtered and save us moneys and increased foods on our tables. It means our duty is to claim Jesus' death on the cross to obtain forgiveness and the animals are for us to eat. However, there is a greater answer for this greater sacrifice. It wasn't just to save the animals because the animals are going to be slaughtered as food for us as well. Is it because there wouldn't be enough animals to sacrifice for the world's sin?
I really, don't have the right answer for this mystery.
The protestant church believes that the person that is saved through Jesus' death shall never lose salvation even this person is flourishing in sin after been saved. I don't believe this heretic teaching because Jesus wouldn't accept to be the sacrifice for you to flourish in sin. God sent Jesus, not the devil.
Note for the Trinitarians and other religions; there is a mystery through Jesus' sacrifice also. If Jesus is God how God could offer his body to himself to redeem sinners? Example: how can I give you a gift from your own possessions. How can I pay you what I owe to you with your moneys. How could I pay my contravention to the judge with the judge's moneys. What I am trying to explain, Jesus is the Son of God, not God. We can't offer God to God for the remission of our sins. Jesus at the cross said to God: [in thy hand I commit my spirit]. It means Jesus is the Son of God, not God. Jesus said in John, [the one that sent me is greater than I.]
The second mystery, God's Law requires a female offering and without blemish. Jesus is male and was wounded after been offered, not before. We are healed and redeemed with his wounds; therefore, Jesus wasn't wounded before the offering. It means Jesus was without blemish. The third mystery, the sin offering must be a female goat or lamb. Well, Jesus is a male, which is perfectly accepted as an offering to redeem priests or leader, not individual "according to the scriptures". Individual must offer female animal as goat or lamb. This kind of offering is an exception and it is different than other sacrifices because it is human being and the Son of God. This offering must have other explanations that we aren't capable to distinguish.
The passage reads: [26 And whilst they were at supper, Jesus = (Yeshua) took bread, and blessed, and broke: and gave to his disciples, and said: Take ye, and eat. This is my body. 27 And taking the chalice, he gave thanks, and gave to them, saying: Drink ye all of this. 28 For this is my blood of the new testament, which shall be shed for many for the remission of sins. 29 And I say to you, I will not drink from henceforth of this fruit of the vine, until that day when I shall drink it with you new in the kingdom of my Father, Matthew 26:26 to 29.]
The passage reads: [14 And shall offer his oblation to the Lord: one he lamb of a year old without blemish for a holocaust, and one awe lamb of a year old without blemish for a sin offering, and one ram without blemish for a victim of peace offering, 15 A basket also of unleavened bread, tempered with oil, and wafers without leaven anointed with oil, and the libations of each: 16 And the priest shall present them before the Lord, and shall offer both the sin offering and the holocaust. Numbers 6:14 to 16.]
The passage reads: [1 And if his oblation be a sacrifice of peace offerings, and he will offer of the herd, whether male or female, he shall offer them without blemish before the Lord. 2 And he shall lay his hand upon the head of his victim, which shall be slain in the entry of the tabernacle of the testimony, and the sons of Aaron the priests shall pour the blood round about upon the altar. 3 And they shall offer of the sacrifice of peace offerings, for tin oblation to the Lord, the fat that covers the entrails, and all the fat that is within, Leviticus 3:1 to 3.]
The passage reads: [22 If a prince [leader] [priest] shall sin, and through ignorance do any one of the things that the law of the Lord forbidden, 23 And afterwards shall come to know his sin, he shall offer a buck goat without blemish, a sacrifice to the Lord. 24 And he shall put his hand upon the head thereof: and when he hath immolated it in the place where the holocaust is wont to be slain before the Lord, because it is for sin, 25 The priest shall dip his finger in the blood of the victim for sin, touching therewith the horns of the altar of holocaust, and pouring out the rest at the foot thereof. 26 But the fat he shall burn upon it, as is wont to be done with the victims of peace offerings: and the priest shall pray for him, and for his sin, and it shall be forgiven him.
27 And if any one of the people of the land shall sin through ignorance, doing any of those things that by the law of the Lord are forbidden, and offending, 28 And shall come to know his sin, he shall offer a she [female] goat without blemish. 29 And he shall put his hand upon the head of the victim that is for sin, and shall immolate it in the place of the holocaust. 30 And the priest shall take of the blood with his finger, and shall touch the horns of the altar of holocaust, and shall pour out the rest at the foot thereof. 31 But taking off all the fat, as is wont to be taken away of the victims of peace offerings, he shall burn it upon the altar, for a sweet savour to the Lord: and he shall pray for him, and it shall be for- given him. 32 But if he offer of the flock a victim for his sin, to wit, female = (an ewe) without blemish: Leviticus 4:22 to 32.]
Other outlooks about Jesus' sacrifice for the remission of sins:
To believe Jesus Christ had died on the cross for the remission of our sins, we have to believe that Jesus is the Son of God, not God. If Jesus is God, Jesus' death on the cross wouldn't consider as a sacrifice because we can't offer God to God as a redemption for our sins to obtain forgiveness.
Moreover, how would God accept Jesus' sacrifice, was his death an offering sacrifice, crime, or a martyr to announce God's Word? God sent His son Jesus to this planet earth to save the world from the second death. We don't know if God wanted to sacrifice His Son Jesus or He sent him to announce His Word ONLY. Did it happen and God permitted to be as a sacrifice for the remission of our sins? Biblical prophecies indicate that Jesus would die to redeem sinners, but it doesn't say if God sent His Son Jesus to die on the cross to redeem the sinners. It says: God sent His only begotten Son not to judge the world, but the world to be saved through him. Jesus did announce Godís Word to guide us and to explain to us about God, sins, and righteousness. However, the bible indicates that Jesus would return to raise the dead, to judge, and to condemn the sinners. Is Jesus the judge or the redeemer? Jesus is the redeemer and the savior. Biblically, God sent His only begotten Son to save the world, not to condemn it. In Jesus' second return, Jesus would destroy the ungodly including the beats 666 and the FALSE PROPHET that is running a false religion and that is killing the Christians in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and around the world. There are tow congregations or religions that are killing the Jews and the Christians, the first is "Islam" the second is the "Hindus". There are other religions and organizations that dislike Jews and Christians. Example: Buddhist and Atheist.
However, at the end of days, Jesus would raise the dead, some for eternal life and some for punishment.
We consider Jesus' death as an offering sacrifice for our sins because Jesus said it and biblically confirmed. Jesus' death is a mystery, we believe it without seeing it, but we can't really understand it. God considers Jesus' death as a martyr to announce His Word and in the same time, it was a sacrifice for the remission of our sins. Therefore, we offer Jesus' death as a sacrifice for our sins.
The passage reads: [29 The next day, John saw Jesus = (Yeshua) coming to him, and he said: Behold the Lamb of God, behold him who takes away the sin of the world. 30 This is he, of whom I said: After me there cometh a man, who is preferred before me: because he was before me. 31 And I knew him not, but that he may be made manifest in Israel, therefore am I come baptizing with water. 32 And John gave testimony, saying: I saw the Spirit coming down, as a dove from heaven, and he remained upon him. 33 And I knew him not; but he who sent me to baptize with water, said to me: He upon whom thou shall see the Spirit descending, and remaining upon him, he it is that baptizes with the Holy Ghost. 34 And I saw, and I gave testimony, that this is the Son of God, John 1:29 to 34.]
The passage reads: [16 For God so loved the world, as to give his only begotten Son; that whosoever believeth in him, may not perish, but may have life everlasting. 17 For God sent not his Son into the world, to judge the world, but that the world may be saved by him. 18 He that believeth in him is not judged. But he that doth not believe, is already judged: because he believeth not in the name of the only begotten Son of God.19 And this is the judgment: because the light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than the light: for their works were evil. 20 For every one that doth evil hates the light, and cometh not to the light, that his works may not be reproved. 21 But he that doth truth, cometh to the light, that his works may be made manifest, because they are done in God, John 3:16 to 21.]
The Jews didn't condemn Jesus. Jesus' death was a crime through false condemnation by certain fake Jews "Pharisees" in Israel. Those fake Jews were named Pharisees, which means "Persians" = (Iranians). For more information, refer to page "Zionists and orthodox Jews". I consider Jesus' death as a sacrifice for my sins because I believe it, but I can't explain it. If I do explain it, it wouldn't be accurate because it is a mystery.
For more information, refer to page "Crimes in the name of God".
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3 - What Islam says about human sacrifice?
The Islamic koran = (quran) doesn't clarify who Abraham was going to sacrifice, Ishmael or Isaac. However, the moslems = (muslims) consider Ishmael without a proof. It says, Abraham was going to sacrifice his son, without mentioning a name.
The koran = (quran) confirms Abrahamís offering his son to allah. However, the name of Abrahamís son that he was offering isnít mentioned in the koran = (quran), which confuses us to identify the offered son; was it Ishmael or Isaac.
The koran = (quran)'s passage reads: [101, So We gave him the good news of a boy, possessing forbearance. 102, And when he attained to working with him, he said: O my son! surely I have seen in a dream that I should sacrifice you; consider then what you see. He said: O my father! do what you are commanded; if allah please, you will find me of the patient ones. 103, So when they both submitted and he threw him down upon his forehead, 104, And We called out to him saying: O Ibrahim = (Abraham)! 105, You have indeed shown the truth of the vision; surely thus do We reward the doers of good: 106, Most surely this is a manifest trial. 107, And We ransomed him with a Feat sacrifice, (koran = (quran) of Islam, sourat alsifat 37:101 to 107).]
Isaacís name is mentioned in verse 112 only, which doesnít confirm if the offering son was Isaac. It could be Ishmael because Ishmael is the firstborn of Abraham, not Isaac.
The koran = (quran)'s passage reads: [108, And We perpetuated (praise) to him among the later generations. 109, Peace be on Ibrahim = (Abraham). 110, Thus do We reward the doers of good. 111, Surely he was one of Our believing servants. 112, And We gave him the good news of Ishaq = (Isaac), a prophet among the good ones. 113, And We showered Our blessings on him and on Ishaq = (Isaac); and of their offspring are the doers of good, and (also) those who are clearly unjust to their own souls, (koran = (quran) of Islam, sourat alsifat 37:108 to 113).]
However, in other passages the koran = (quran) confirms Ishmael and Isaac are Abrahamís sons. The passage reads: [Praise be to allah, Who has given me in old age Ismail = (Ishmael) and Ishaq = (Isaac); most surely my Lord is the Hearer of prayer: (koran = (quran) of Islam, sourat Ibrahim 14:39).]
In this passage, the name of Ishmael is mentioned also. The koran = (quran) commands the moslems = (muslims) to believe with what allah inspired Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob, and the tribes with. And with what Moses and Jesus spoke of, (koran = (quran) of Islam, sourat albakara 2:136).]
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4 - Hindus sacrifice their sons
In Kalcuta "Calcutta", Hindus did sacrifice their sons for their god Kalie "Calie" two hundreds years ago.
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