Psalm – Chapter 119:89-176 – Untitled

A couple of weeks ago I discussed the first half of Psalm 119, the longest chapter in the Bible.  Today we look at the second half.

“Your laws endure to this day, for all things serve you.” – Psalm 119:91

There were some awful laws Moses brought down from the mountain.  The fact they still serve in the time of Solomon shows the awfulness of the god of the Bible.

“Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long.” – Psalm 119:97

This guy needs a hobby.

“I open my mouth and pant, longing for your commands.” – Psalm 119:131

Um…you’re panting while waiting for God’s commands?  Again…get a hobby.

“Your compassion, Lord, is great; preserve my life according to your laws.” – Psalm 119:156

A god who allows the rape and murder of women and children has no compassion.

“Seven times a day I praise you for your righteous laws.” – Psalm 119:164

Seriously, how hard is it to find a hobby?!?!

That concludes Psalm 119 and it was a whole lot of nothing!  These people really need hobbies!!!  That was my conclusion after reading 176 verses in a single chapter!

Coming Soon:  Song of Songs – Chapter 1:  Solomon’s Song of Songs

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Psalms – Chapter 72: Of Solomon.

Today we take a detour back into the book of Psalms.

“Endow the king with your justice, O God, the royal son with your righteousness” – Psalms 72:1

Yes, the righteousness of owning slaves.

“May he defend the afflicted among the people and save the children of the needy;” – Psalms 72:4

Solomon is building walls and roads of silver and gold.  This doesn’t save the children of the needy.

“May the desert tribes bow before him and his enemies lick the dust.” – Psalms 72:9

What have these ‘enemies’ done?  The Bible never tells us.  They are conveniently enemies God needs to satisfy the blood lust.

“He will take pity on the weak and the needy and save the needy from death.” – Psalms 72:13

This is called voting against your own bests interests as the rich get richer and the poor get poorer.

Does anyone really believe Solomon will do any of this?  If so, I have some homeopathic remedies to sell you.  😊

Coming Soon:  Psalm – Chapter 119:89-176 – Untitled

Psalm 119:1-88

Psalm 119 is so long (176 verses) that it is divided into two days of reading in the “Read the Bible in 365” guide I follow.  So today we have the first 88 verses in Psalm 119.

“Blessed are those whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the Lord.” – Psalm 119:1

We are only one verse in and there is already a contradiction with Christianity.  Christians believe that NONE are blameless.  We are all born with sin they say.

“How can a young person stay on the path of purity? By living according to your word.” – Psalm 119:9

Don’t masturbate.  God has killed those who masturbate.

“Take away the disgrace I dread, for your laws are good.” – Psalm 119:39

Does this include the law of not sacrificing animals with damaged testicles?  You consider this a good law?

“Teach me knowledge and good judgment, for I trust your commands.” – Psalm 119:66

God killed a man for spilling his seed on the ground.  God is not where you go if you seek advice on good judgement.

I was very selective in picking verses for this discussion since much of what was said is a repeat of what we’ve already discussed in the book of Psalms.  This chapter is a list of men who seek help from God.  They say over and over they are faithful but others are not.  They beg for God to save them.  Blah, blah, blah.

Coming Soon:  1 Kings – Chapter 3:  Solomon Asks for Wisdom

Psalm – Chapter 94: Untitled

Psalms is a ridiculously long story of sucking up to God.  We’re getting closer to discussing all chapters, but we’re not quite there yet.  Today we have chapter 94.

“The Lord is a God who avenges.  O God who avenges, shine forth.” – Psalm 94:1

How is it possible for a supposedly perfect being to think revenge is good and just?

“They slay the widow and the foreigner; they murder the fatherless.” – Psalm 94:6

This sounds like a description of God.

“The Lord knows all human plans; he knows that they are futile.” – Psalm 94:11

God knows ALL human plans, yet allows the innocent to be raped and murdered?  That’s the very definition of an accomplice.

“For the Lord will not reject his people; he will never forsake his inheritance.” – Psalm 94:14

LOL!  What a joke!  He’s rejected his people continuously.  The Israelites continue to suffer.

This chapter is a great example of “do as I say, but not as I do.”  A perfect god does not rape or murder.  Therefore God is not perfect or he doesn’t exist.  Hmmm.

Coming Soon:  Psalm – Chapter 119:1-88

Psalm – Chapter 71: Untitled

Today we have another chapter in the book of Psalms.

“Deliver me, my God, from the hand of the wicked, from the grasp of those who are evil and cruel.” – Psalm 71:4

You can’t seek safety in the hands of the most wicked character in the Bible.  God kills more people than anyone else, and by large numbers.

“From birth I have relied on you; you brought me forth from my mother’s womb. I will ever praise you.” – Psalm 71:6

No you didn’t.  A newborn has no concept of a god until taught of the concept of a god.

“My mouth will tell of your righteous deeds, of your saving acts all day long—though I know not how to relate them all.” – Psalm 71:15

I agree.  It’s hard to relate to the righteous deeds of rape, murder, and slavery.

I’ll end things here.  There are a few more verses of David sucking up to God, but it’s all the same.  God is supposedly great.  God does great deeds.  God will protect me.  Which is all true IF you ignore the rape, murder, and enslavement God has committed.

Coming Soon:  Psalm – Chapter 94:  Untitled

Psalm – Chapter 37: Of David.

After a couple chapters in 1 Kings we move back to Psalms for a few chapters.

“Do not fret because of those who are evil or be envious of those who do wrong; for like the grass they will soon wither, like green plants they will soon die away.” – Psalm 37:1-2

Um…this is not a very good analogy.  Grass comes back every year.  It will even stay partially green in the winter.

“Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes.” – Psalm 37:7

Yes, keep waiting while you suffer.  And when you die from that suffering, keep waiting.

“Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret—it leads only to evil.” – Psalm 37:8

ROFL!  This verse tells us to be exactly the opposite of God!

“But the meek will inherit the land and enjoy peace and prosperity.” – Psalm 37:11

Except they don’t.  Inequality between the rich and the poor grows every year.

“The blameless spend their days under the Lord’s care, and their inheritance will endure forever.” – Psalm 37:18

According to multiple other verses in the Bible, there are no blameless.  Everyone lives in sin.  Does this verse then mean no one is under the Lord’s care?  Hmmm.

“I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread.” – Psalm 37:25

Um…children suffer all the time in the Bible.  They are too often unjustifiably punished for the crimes of others.

“The Lord helps them and delivers them; he delivers them from the wicked and saves them, because they take refuge in him.” – Psalm 37:40

Time and time again we see the Lord is the most wicked of them all in the Bible.  He saves no one.

Another chapter in Psalms and another list of items easily refuted by reading the Bible in its entirety.

Coming Soon:  Psalm – Chapter 71:  Untitled

Psalm – Chapter 118: Untitled

Where the previous chapter in Psalms was very short, this one is longer, so let’s get started.

“Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.” – Psalm 118:1

Except for when God kills you.

“The Lord is with me; he is my helper.  I look in triumph on my enemies.” – Psalm 118:7

Will you still look in triumph when those enemies thrust a spear through your belly?

“It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in humans.” – Psalm 118:8

For fuck’s sake?  Seriously?  Humans are far more trustful than a vengeful god.

“The Lord’s right hand has done mighty things!” – Psalm 118:15

Fine.  I’ll give God credit for knowing how to jack off with his right hand.

“The Lord has chastened me severely, but he has not given me over to death.” – Psalm 118:18

How loving of this god.

“Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.” – Psalm 118:26

ROFL!  You can be blessed if only you shout out the Lord’s name when in the throes of orgasmic passion!

I think I’ll end with that verse.  LOL!  Let me just say that I’m getting sick of Psalms, so a good sex joke is a great way to end today’s discussion on this chapter.

Coming Soon:  1 Kings – Chapter 1:  Adonijah Sets Himself Up as King