Acts
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Intolerance in Acts

  1. Peter blames the Jews for the death of Jesus. 3:14-15

  2. Peter claims that Dt 18:18-19 refers to Jesus, saying that those who refuse to follow him (all non-Christians) must be killed. 3:23

  3. God will torture forever those who don't know the password to heaven. 4:12

  4. Once again, Peter accuses the Jews of murdering Jesus. 5:30

  5. Stephen, filled with the Holy Ghost, delivers a long, boring, anti-Semitic speech in a synagogue. 7:2-53

  6. Stephen blames the Jews for persecuting the prophets and murdering Jesus. 7:51-52

  7. After Saul "increased the more in strength, and confounded the Jews," the "Jews took counsel to kill him." 9:22-23

  8. The Jews are again blamed for the death of Jesus. 10:39

  9. Herod kills James the brother of John and imprisons Peter "because he saw it pleased the Jews." 12:1-3

  10. Herod killed James the brother of John and imprisoned Peter "because he saw it pleased the Jews." (Jews just love to see Christians killed with the sword.) 12:1-3

  11. Paul and the Holy Ghost conspire together to make Elymas (the sorcerer) blind. 13:8-11

  12. The Jews of Antioch, after seeing Paul's success in preaching, were envious and blasphemed God. Paul then declares them to be "unworthy of everlasting life." 13:45-46

  13. Once again "the Jews stirred up" trouble and "raised persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and expelled them out of their coasts." 13:50

  14. "The unbelieving Jews" stir up trouble again for Paul and incite the people to try to stone him to death. 14:2-5

  15. In Thessalonica, "the Jews which believed not, moved with envy" stir up trouble for Paul and his friends. 17:5

  16. "The Jews of Thessalonica ... stirred up the people." 17:13

  17. "And when they [the Jews of Corinth] opposed themselves, and blasphemed, he [Paul] shook his raiment, and said unto them, Your blood be upon your own heads." (Have a nice day?) 18:6

  18. "The Jews made insurrection with one accord against Paul, and brought him to the judgment seat." 18:12

  19. The first Christian book burning occurs when Paul's converts at Ephesus burn 50,000 silver pieces' worth of books. (A silver piece was worth about a day's wage.) 19:19

  20. Poor Paul complains, once again, of being mistreated by "the Jews." 20:19

  21. The Jews, once again, incite the people to kill poor old Paul. But he escapes and delivers another long, boring speech. 21:27-40

  22. The Jews form a grand conspiracy to kill Paul. They vow not to eat or drink until the job is done. (The first hunger strike?) 23:12-15

  23. Claudius saves Paul from being killed by the Jews. 23:27

  24. Those pesky Jews caught Paul and and tried to kill him. But he got away. Darn! 26:21