I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving (here in the U.S.) and are celebrating today just as Jesus intended by spending all day at Wal-Mart fighting to buy the latest ‘deal’ on cheap shit that will break a few days after being opened. J Speaking of Jesus/God/Holy Spirit/Asshole, let’s dig back into the Bible and pick up where we left off Wednesday. On Wednesday I discussed 1 Samuel 20 in which we learned Saul is trying to kill David and Jonathan and absolutely sucks at throwing a spear short distances. The focus of 1 Samuel 21 turns back to David.
“David answered Ahimelek the priest, “The king sent me on a mission and said to me, ‘No one is to know anything about the mission I am sending you on.’” – 1 Samuel 21:2
Um…that’s a lie! We already know that David is God’s lackey, and God is okay with lying?
“But the priest answered David, ‘I don’t have any ordinary bread on hand; however, there is some consecrated bread here—provided the men have kept themselves from women.’” – 1 Samuel 21:4
Yeah, you don’t want to fuck up God’s bread by associating yourself with a woman. Women do nothing but fuck up the good bread. 🙂
“David replied, ‘Indeed women have been kept from us, as usual whenever I set out. The men’s bodies are holy even on missions that are not holy. How much more so today!’” – 1 Samuel 21:5
OMG the misogyny is thick in this chapter! Women do nothing but keep men unholy. WOW!
“So he (David) pretended to be insane in their presence; and while he was in their hands he acted like a madman, making marks on the doors of the gate and letting saliva run down his beard.” – 1 Samuel 21:13
“Am I so short of madmen that you have to bring this fellow here to carry on like this in front of me? Must this man come into my house?” – 1 Samuel 21:15
You can’t tell that he looks like David!!!
Sigh. Another chapter in the Bible promoting misogyny. A short chapter with several misogynistic verses. Why does any woman support Christianity given what it says about women?
Coming Soon: 1 Samuel – Chapter 22: David at Adullam and Mizpah