The Book of Psalms- My own personal commetary and refutation.

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ii.7&12: This verse would suggest that Yahweh merely adopted Jesus. The KJV erroneously capitalises the word Son to suggest it refers to him when clearly it does not.

vi.5: In this, the 'first penitential psalm', a denial of the existence of an afterlife is repeated.

vii.9: God trieth the hearts and reins which means that our thoughts and consciences are located in the heart and kidneys (see note to

viii.3: God made the heavens with his fingers.

xi.4: God has eyelids.

XIV: This psalm is the same as LIII with minor differences in translation.

xiv.1: Argumentum ad hominem: Atheists are all morons who don't do anything good.

xvi.7: The author claims that he gets his instructions from his reins or kidneys (see note to

XVIII: This psalm is almost identical to the words given to David in 2Sam. XXII where Yahweh again is referred to as a storm-god.

xviii.7: Whenever God is really angry the earth shakes.

xviii.8: Sounding more like a description of an old coal-powered locomotive than a god, smoke is said to come out of God's nose and fire from his mouth.

xviii.9: A description of God's feet.

xviii.10: Now God is said to ride on cherubs and use them to fly. Superman didn't require any such aid.

xviii.15: The earth is set fast on strong foundations and does not move, not even at the blast of the breath of God's nostrils.

ixx.6: Claims the sun travels unto the ends of the heavens and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof. This is patently absurd, as I assume that Pluto is more or less a gigantic ice-cube.

xx.7-8: St. Patrick chanted these words as he followed the Druids to Tara.

XXII: This Psalm is particularly meaningful for Christians as it is used to...