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Hoffman: Liar Who Lies, Like About The Bible
(Apollonian, 20 Jun 17)
(Apollonian, 20 Jun 17)
Hoffman in an earlier blog article, 14 May, this yr, noted the "great divide" is btwn truth and lies, and that's why God gives humans reason so as to discern truth fm lies. Christ is TRUTH (Gosp. JOHN 14:6), and thus we worship truth above all. For truth is dependent upon the God-given (objective) reality. Truth is NOT subjective, as satanists (who make themselves God) and Pharisees teach ("midrash"--in accord w. their satanic "Oral Law Tradition," see Talmudical.BlogSpot.com and Come-and-hear.com).
So lending at interest is simply a matter of rational analysis, but Hoffman wants to lie and say, "the Bible says so," regarding a so called "commandment" against such lending--which isn't contained in original Ten Commandments, and which isn't contained anywhere. Hoffman says "usury" is Biblically debarred, but if it is, there would have to be good reason for it. For "usury" couldn't merely be lending (real money) at interest in a real money system (without "legal tender" laws, for example, which requires people to accept "currency" in all buying and selling).
For again, the Bible teaches necessity of human reason, hence freedom, reason the only way to discern lies and truth. Hence if "usury" and lending at interest were wrong, there'd have to be reason for it. But Hoffman isn't aware of any reasoning regarding such "usury" or lending at interest, but he insists they're bad things as the Bible "says so," which Bible additionally enjoins us fm so behaving in such manner, according to Hoffman.
For Bible is mere literature, NOTHING more. People say Bible is God's word, but then so would any other book or written material be God's word. Bible surely is exalted literature and ought to be taken seriously, but to worship the Bible as Hoffman demands is idolatry, by definition, not to mention heresy, and just stupid lying.
So Hoffman needs to realize the Bible is only useful as it complements human reason and informs accordingly--as we see it does so often and upon so many subjects. And just because Hoffman insists the Bible says so upon some subject-matter doesn't mean it's true. Hoffman is just pathetically confused--on lots of things, like "usury" and lending at interest, but also regarding the Bible and why and how it's so valuable to humanity.