members, click to sign in..

4,945 active users!!Bandwidth
FRIDAY
MAR 6, 2015
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local Church Finder
Webcast LIVE NOW!
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -4 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
Stores
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

 
RELIGION, CURRENT EVENTS, TECHNOLOGY Subscribe to the breaking newsWhat is RSS?
FRONT PAGE  |  3/6/2015
FRIDAY, APR 6, 2012  |  8 comments
Connecticut moves to abolish death penalty

After executing just one prisoner in more than 50 years, Connecticut moved Thursday to become the fifth state in five years to do away with the death penalty for good.

But the repeal wouldn't be a lifeline for the state's 11 death row inmates, including two men who killed a woman and two children in a horrifying home invasion supporters touted as a key reason to keep the law on the books. The state Senate debated for hours Thursday about whether the law would reverse those sentences before voting 20-16 to repeal the law. ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
www.ajc.com

   07/18/14  |  California Death Penalty System Is Unconstitutional, Federal... • 59 comments
   05/03/14  |  Obama questions death penalty • 10 comments
   08/29/13  |  Hasan Sentenced to Death for Fort Hood Shooting • 4 comments
   08/31/11  |  Is Supporting the Death Penalty 'Christian?' • 91 comments
   05/09/11  |  Justice Department Pursues 'Strange' Probe of Execution Drug
MORE RELATED ( DEATH PENALTY ) NEWS | MORE..
   03/03/15  |  Franklin Graham: New Obama danger for Christians • 56 comments
   03/03/15  |  Vatican Confirms ISIS' Threat on Pope Francis' Life • 13 comments
   03/02/15  |  ISIS Threatens to Kill Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey
   03/01/15  |  Erskine College scrutinized for 'biblical' stance on... • 4 comments
   02/28/15  |  ISIS Has Begun Executing Captured Christians • 10 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   02/15/15  |  SermonAudio Partners with RFC for the 2015 Family Conference at... • 4 comments
   01/01/15  |  Happy New Year from SermonAudio! • 10 comments
   12/01/14  |  From Tyndale to Today: A New Study Bible • 34 comments
   06/02/14  |  A Letter to SermonAudio From a Missionary to Haiti • 10 comments
   02/07/14  |  Bringing the Gospel of John to Every Home in Austin, TX • 37 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   03/06/15  |  More Americans volunteering to help ISIS • 2 comments
   03/06/15  |  Washington Strips New York Fed’s Power
   03/06/15  |  North Korea Praises Knife Attack on U.S. Ambassador to South... • 1 comments
   03/06/15  |  ISIS Distorts Islam Just Like IRA Distorts Catholicism? • 11 comments
   03/06/15  |  A new font helps readers with dyslexia • 2 comments
OTHER RECENT NEWS | MORE..

COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 8 user comment(s)
News Item4/8/12 5:22 PM
John UK | Wales  Find all comments by John UK
G Reaper wrote:
John,
Yes, there is an evident biblical difference between murder and manslaughter. This (and only this) legal distinction is made in Wales. But, that was not my question:
Where is first degree homicide distinguished from second or other degrees of homicide in the Bible?
Is this the sort of thing you have in mind, the effective murder of the unborn child in the womb?

Exodus 21:22
22 If men strive, and hurt a woman with child, so that her fruit depart from her, and yet no mischief follow: he shall be surely punished, according as the woman's husband will lay upon him; and he shall pay as the judges determine.

However, the commandment, "Thou shalt not kill" and its meaning. The depths of this and every commandment, is explained clearly by the Lord, and his judgments are definitely measured.

Matthew 5:21-22
21 Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment:
22 But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.

8

News Item4/8/12 4:38 PM
G Reaper  Find all comments by G Reaper
John Yurich USA wrote:
It is not in the Bible distinguishing first degree homicide from second or degrees of homicide.
But you hold that the death penalty is ordained by God.
But non-premeditated murders are not deserving of the death penalty?
Show me that from the Bible.

John UK wrote:
If you read through "The Laws" in the OT, you will discover that the current laws on death are very much based on God's laws, and are dependent on how the person was killed. Manslaughter for example, is a lesser charge than first degree homicide. And then there are "Cities of Refuge" for certain situations.
John,

Yes, there is an evident biblical difference between murder and manslaughter. This (and only this) legal distinction is made in Wales. But, that was not my question:

Where is first degree homicide distinguished from second or other degrees of homicide in the Bible?

7

News Item4/8/12 11:12 AM
Neil | Tucson  Find all comments by Neil
John UK wrote:
If you read through "The Laws" in the OT, you will discover that the current laws on death are very much based on God's laws, and are dependent on how the person was killed. Manslaughter for example, is a lesser charge than first degree homicide. And then there are "Cities of Refuge" for certain situations.
Correct, see Exodus 21:12-14. Interestingly, pagan Hawaii had one too:
www.aloha-hawaii.com/big-island/city-of-refuge

My theory is, the Biblical ones were a provision to prevent further evil like lynching or feuding.

6

News Item4/8/12 7:13 AM
John UK | Wales  Find all comments by John UK
G Reaper wrote:
Where is first degree homicide distinguished from second or other degrees of homicide in the Bible?
If you read through "The Laws" in the OT, you will discover that the current laws on death are very much based on God's laws, and are dependent on how the person was killed. Manslaughter for example, is a lesser charge than first degree homicide. And then there are "Cities of Refuge" for certain situations.
5

News Item4/8/12 6:14 AM
John Yurich USA | USA  Find all comments by John Yurich USA
G Reaper wrote:
Where is first degree homicide distinguished from second or other degrees of homicide in the Bible?
It is not in the Bible distinguishing first degree homicide from second or degrees of homicide. But ever since executions have taken place in the United States it has only been for first degree homicide that execution has been ordered.
4

News Item4/7/12 7:04 PM
G Reaper  Find all comments by G Reaper
John Yurich USA wrote:
the teaching of the Bible. The death penalty is ordained of God....
First degree homicide is the only type of murder where the death penalty should be enacted.
Where is first degree homicide distinguished from second or other degrees of homicide in the Bible?
3

News Item4/6/12 2:36 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Why, John Y., Such a Christian attitude about the death penalty.
Gil RughAUTHOR]Jesus’ View on Capital Punishment--

How did Jesus view capital punishment? Jesus did not give specific instruction concerning it but his meeting with Pilate in John 19 is insightful. When Pilate told Jesus he had the power to release or crucify Him, Jesus said, " ‘You would have no authority over Me, unless it had been given you from above’ " (John 19:11). He did not argue with Pilate about capital punishment or tell him it was wrong. In fact, Jesus recognized Pilate’s power to carry out capital punishment but reminded Pilate that this authority came from God.

excerpt from, Rendering To Caesar---A Biblical Perspective On Government.

However, John, this is how the church you are a member of thinks of the death penalty.

Catholic Free Press wrote:
“The Catholic conference of Connecticut is thrilled with the passage of the repeal of the death penalty,” executive director Michael C. Culhane told Catholic News Service hours after passage.
from,… …death penalty
2

News Item4/6/12 9:10 AM
John Yurich USA | USA  Find all comments by John Yurich USA
This is just the latest example of Satan influencing another state legislature to go against the teaching of the Bible. The death penalty is ordained of God. And it is a waste of the tax payers money to keep individuals convicted of first degree homicide alive in prison. And they should just use the electric chair for executions. I could easily throw the switch on the chair. I would turn the juice up full blast and laugh and state fry dirty rotten, animalistic, insane murderer. First degree homicide is the only type of murder where the death penalty should be enacted. Why should the death penalty be enacted for second degree homicide or involuntary manslaugter?
1
There are a total of 8 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
ISIS Distorts Islam Just Like IRA Distorts Catholicism?
tell it like it is: "i told you socorrection ms: the satanic roman 'catholic' cult..."
-2 min 11 
Franklin Graham: New Obama danger for Christians
pkl: " michael hranek excuse me but just who says election is 'unconditional' ..."
-11 min 56 
Gov. Scott Walker on discerning God’s will
jim lincoln from nebraska: "jehovah witnesses would say government is stealing from..."
-48 min 12 



John Pittman Hey
He Is Our Near Kinsman!

Saints Joy at the Discovery
Sunday Service
Grace Bible Church
Play! | MP3 | RSS


Robert Rubino
The NWO is Nothing New!

Christonomy
Fellowship Baptist Church
Play! | MP3

Bob Vincent
President Obama on Islam

We Do not Preach Ourselves
Grace Presbyterian Church
Play! | MP3

Blog 3/4/15
Where are the Men?

New York Gospel Mission
where are the men? acc­ord­ing to the ever rel­iabl­e...

Sermon: Redeemer: Boaz & Christ - 1
Paul Hayden

SPONSOR | 1,800+

SPONSOR





                   
Christs true church is built of living stones, not of dead wood. ... Alexander Simpson

City: Las Vegas, NV
Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal
MOBILE
iPhone + iPad
Church App
Android
Church App
Kindle + Nook
BlackBerry
Windows Mobile, Nokia
Chromecast TV
ROKU TV
Pebble Smartwatch
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices New!
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription Service
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI Sites
Domain Redirect
Favorites
QR Codes
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword
SOAP API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
SermonAudio.com is the largest library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide. All broadcasters must adhere to the Articles of Faith.

Our Services | Testimonials New!
Broadcast With Us!
Support Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Copyright © 2015 SermonAudio.com.