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How could people sacrifice their children in fire?


He followed the ways of the kings of Israel and also made idols for worshiping the Baals. He burned sacrifices in the Valley of Ben Hinnom and sacrificed his children in the fire, engaging in the detestable practices of the nations the Lord had driven out before the Israelites.  2 Chronicles 28:2-3
            It’s unbelievable but true.  People felt that sacrificing their children in fire would do them some good.  How could burning your child alive in flames please a god?  And why would you want to worship a god who asked for such a heinous thing?
            It’s why the one true God hated these religions because they demanded terrible sacrifices.  They so misguided people to do terribly selfish things like killing their own children for the benefit of their own lives.
God sent his own Son to die for the sins of people who killed their own sons.  There’s no reason to do such terrible things because God has already made the sacrifice for us.
            Jesus’ death for our sins was not an example to follow with our own children, but a final price paid for all so we did not have to suffer with pain.