Wednesday, December 28, 2011

New Testament verse says to kill immoral people

1 Corinthians 5:5

To deliver such one to Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus

From Barnes notes:

To deliver - This is the sentence which is to be executed. You are to deliver him to Satan, etc

Gill's Exposition:

for the destruction of the flesh; that is, that his body might be shook, buffeted, afflicted, and tortured in a terrible manner; that by this means he might be brought to a sense of his sin, to repentance for it, and make an humble acknowledgment of it:

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