What About This Old Testament "Killer" God?


In the Old Testament, God takes credit for a lot of killings, including the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. He MUST be a "killer God!"
If Jesus is God, and God never changes, how can we reconcile the God of the Old Testament with Jesus of the New Testament?
Why does the Bible say God "hardened Pharaoh's heart" (Ex. 4:21) and then later it says Pharaoh "hardened his own heart" (Ex. 8:15,32)?
How can anyone say God is not a killer God when He brought the flood that killed everyone in the world except eight (Noah and his family)?
Isn't the Old Testament God the manifestation of "Justice" and Jesus of the New Testament, the manifestation of mercy?

Killer God?

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