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10000% agree!!

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Not at all. In fact it's easy to see that the text contravenes YHWH's commandments:

Gideon went and prepared a young goat, along with unleavened bread made from an ephah of flour. He put the meat in a basket and the broth in a pot. He brought the food to him under the oak tree and presented it to him. God’s angel said to him, “Put the meat and unleavened bread on this rock, and pour out the broth.” Gideon did as instructed. The angel of the Lord touched the meat and the unleavened bread with the tip of his staff. Fire flared up from the rock and consumed the meat and unleavened bread. The angel of the Lord then disappeared. (Judges 6:19-21)

Only a Levite priest is authorized to sacrifice, and only in the chosen place on Mount Gerizim, so the book of Judges is advocating disobeying YHWY's commandments. It's obviously NOT YHWY's words!

You can read more about these two problems at https://questiontruth.org/p/is-jerusalem-the-chosen-place for clarification.

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Did you stop reading after Judges 6:13?

"Then the Lord himself turned to him and said, “You have the strength. Deliver Israel from the power of the Midianites! Have I not sent you?” Gideon said to him, “But Lord, how can I deliver Israel? Just look! My clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the youngest in my family.” The Lord said to him, “Ah, but I will be with you! You will strike down the whole Midianite army.”"

Judges 6:14-16

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I guess I didn't reply properly to your comment. I cannot delete the misdirected comment either, so all I can do is repost at the proper place:

Not at all. In fact it's easy to see that the text contravenes YHWH's commandments:

Gideon went and prepared a young goat, along with unleavened bread made from an ephah of flour. He put the meat in a basket and the broth in a pot. He brought the food to him under the oak tree and presented it to him. God’s angel said to him, “Put the meat and unleavened bread on this rock, and pour out the broth.” Gideon did as instructed. The angel of the Lord touched the meat and the unleavened bread with the tip of his staff. Fire flared up from the rock and consumed the meat and unleavened bread. The angel of the Lord then disappeared. (Judges 6:19-21)

Only a Levite priest is authorized to sacrifice, and only in the chosen place on Mount Gerizim, so the book of Judges is advocating disobeying YHWH's commandments. It's obviously NOT YHWH's words!

You can read more about these two problems at https://questiontruth.org/p/is-jerusalem-the-chosen-place for clarification.

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