Monday, May 2, 2011

Eye for an Eye?

As Twitter buzzed last night after the sensational story of the death of Osama Bin Laden, equally disturbing were the claims of victory.

The world is a safer place, make no mistake. But to revel in safety as a result of death, and to justify it using Scripture. Well that's just too far.

I do'nt think God delights in death. Although this death may seem just, we need to be eerily careful to not fall into the trap of proof texting our way through an argument that says God not only happy to oblige our bloodlust, but his very nature permits our antiquated methods of problem solving.

We can do better. A mass murdered has been brought to justice, but there's little need to jump with joy over calculated death.

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