- Dec 4, 2017
Whatever you try to justify it, it is the idolatry which is against the First Commandment1) Crucifixion was a well-established practice in Roman-occupied first century Palestine. 2) Jesus often employed common cultural metaphors to illustrate spiritual truths. 3) The foreknowledge of God informs divine prophecy. I hope you will share this with Abu Abd-Allah, TL.
So to erect a statue or a symbol of a man or any creature to be sanctified and glorified is forbidden by the First Commandment
See also About the monotheism in the Bible