John
Introduction

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Contradictions
Absurdities
Injustice
Interpretation
Intolerance
Prophecy
Cruelty and Violence
Science and History
Good Stuff
Language
Family Values
Women
Homosexuality

Intolerance in John

  1. People are damned or saved depending only on what they believe. 3:18, 36

  2. The "wrath of God" is on all unbelievers. 3:36

  3. John, with his usual anti-Semitism, says that the Jews persecuted Jesus and "sought to slay him." 5:16, 18

  4. John says that Jesus "would not walk in Jewry, because the Jews sought to kill him." 7:1

  5. No one could speak openly about Jesus "for fear of the Jews." 7:13

  6. If you don't believe in Jesus, you will "die in your sins" (and then go to hell). 8:24

  7. Jesus calls his opponents (the Jews) the sons of the devil. 8:44

  8. "Then the Jews took up stones again to stone him." 10:31

  9. Once again, "the Jews" are accused of trying to kill Jesus. 11:8

  10. If you don't believe in Jesus you are going to hell. 12:48

  11. Jesus is the only way to heaven. All other religions lead to hell. 14:6

  12. John blames the Jews for the death of Jesus. 19:7, 12, 14-15

  13. "He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father."
    If you follow Jesus' teachings, God will love you -- otherwise... well, you know. 14:21

  14. Those who do not believe in Jesus will be cast into a fire to be burned. 15:6

  15. Now that Jesus has come, non-believers have no excuse for not believing in him. 15:22

  16. "I pray not for the world, but for them which thou hast given me."
    Jesus only prays for people who believe in him. Everyone else can go to hell. 17:9

  17. "For fear of the Jews"
    You've got to watch out for Jews wherever you go. 19:38

  18. John, with his usual anti-Semitism, says that the disciples hid in locked room "for fear of the Jews." 20:19