Poor people tend to also have sub-par education. - Correlation?
That is your interpretation, which deviates from what it says in plain black and white in it's literal form.
No. It's very clear what it says.
Still doesn't make it any better I am afraid. It just tacks on hatred as a side-effect.
9 And he continued, “You have a fine way of setting aside the commands of God in order to observe your own traditions!For Moses said, ‘Honor your father and mother,’ and, ‘Anyone who curses their father or mother is to be put to death.’"
I am literally copy-pasting verses from the Bible. - If what I have posted causes offense... You should probably change religions.
"Either way, even if your hypothesis was true, your God is still a cruel God for not simply saving everyone, but would rather large swathes of the population to suffer.
What is the point of your God offering free will if you aren't allowed to exercise it, but instead you have to conform and fall inline to it's abhorrent doctrine?"
God wants to save everyone. It's people who don't want to be saved.
If you can choose between being with God and not being with Him, how are you not exercising your free will? There's nothing left to choose from.
"the science-fiction claims where he performed various "miracles" are yet to be substantiated with any empirical evidence"
The science-fiction claims? Really? Way to show respect! :)
That's all i have to say.