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Punishments for Law-Breakers?
Excellent answer Director Michael Sir.

It's very useful  to talk to someone who is an expert on the matter, so that I can educate these people who have misconceptions on the Noahide Laws with confidence.

Again I thank you for your time and commend you on this excellent site that you have.

(04-21-2011, 03:00 PM)Director Michael Wrote: At Mount Sinai, G-d established within the Torah of Moses that each of the 7 Noahide Commandments includes some aspect of severe transgression that will make the deliberate Gentile transgressor liable to death by the hand of G-d.

Ok understood. Capital punishment is applicable in any of the 7 laws. It's up to the Noahide court to decide. And if there is a problem with interpretation then a rabbinical oversight body can be consulted is that correct?

(04-21-2011, 03:00 PM)Director Michael Wrote: If there was a Torah-based court that was so empowered by the law of the land (which has not existed in the world for more than at least 1,040 years), such a court had G-d's permission to carry out this punishment if the transgressor was tried and convicted in a proper trial (in which he had ample opportunity to defend his case). We do not expect this to happen at any time in the future, because the Messianic Era is immanent, and in that blessed time, no one will feel any temptation to commit such transgressions.

OK, I fully understand that Sir...but some will ask me...what is the point in having the law to establish courts of justice to enforce the Noahide commandments if everyone is going to accept and abide by the commandments?

How do I counter that kind of question?

(04-21-2011, 03:00 PM)Director Michael Wrote: Rather, there are compelling reasons, that can be communicated in a way of friendship and sincere concern, for why a Gentile should accept and observe the Noahide Code (for example, so that he may establish a true personal relationship with G-d, and earn eternal spiritual reward in the future World to Come).

A noble tactic. I cant help feeling though that there will inevitably be some who simply refuse to go along with the 7 laws.

(04-21-2011, 03:00 PM)Director Michael Wrote: The Noahide you mentioned, who made that statement on that forum, was probably unaware or in denial of the fact that the Noahide Commandments only exist within the context of the Torah of Moses that was given by G-d at Mount Sinai. For more information, see "The Divine Code," by Rabbi Moshe Weiner:

I'm afraid I don't have a credit card to buy the book Sir. Most embarrassing...sorry.

Can you expand on this statement please:

"the fact that the Noahide Commandments only exist within the context of the Torah of Moses that was given by G-d at Mount Sinai."

...I don't really understand.

Thank You again for your time and knowledge.

Messages In This Thread
Punishments for Law-Breakers? - by davidPeterson - 04-04-2011, 04:28 AM
RE: Punishments? - by Director Michael - 04-10-2011, 03:15 PM
RE: Punishments? - by davidPeterson - 04-20-2011, 12:40 AM
RE: Punishments? - by Director Michael - 04-21-2011, 03:00 PM
RE: Punishments? - by davidPeterson - 04-21-2011, 08:41 PM
RE: Punishments? - by Director Michael - 04-29-2011, 12:09 AM
RE: Punishments? - by Director Michael - 07-02-2011, 04:58 AM
RE: Punishments? - by brandynpublic - 12-09-2011, 06:15 PM
RE: Punishments? - by Director Michael - 12-14-2011, 11:25 AM
RE: Punishments for Law-Breakers? - by amenyahu - 03-16-2013, 07:17 AM
Ignorance - by Emmanuel Villegas - 06-22-2011, 10:01 PM
Societal laws and punishments - by amenyahu - 03-13-2013, 09:00 AM
Death Penalty - by brandynpublic - 12-27-2015, 10:25 AM
Execution - by Stittad - 01-10-2019, 07:42 AM

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