I recently had the privilege of interviewing Evangelist Jeremy Hodges from Google plus. We explored the New Testament position on violence. There was a particular emphasis on Self Defense.
***Warning *** This topic is extremely unpopular and may challenge your current beliefs.
What does the New Testament say about violence?
What does the New Testament say about self Defense?
I encourage you to take a listen as we explore some recent threads I posted relevant to these topics. You can find most of the links here! http://goo.gl/oSt83
Below you will find a lot of the scripture references that we discussed - and then some.
Strap on your seat belts as you put on your headphones and ask yourself - "What does the New Testament say?"
(Download audio here: http://goo.gl/Wr07X )
As you listen ask yourself - "Are there any post cross scriptures that encourage self defense by using physical violence?"
Love, Pray, and do good to our enemies -Matthew 5:44
Soldiers can do violence to NO man - Luke 3:14
Recompense NO man evil for evil - Romans 12:17; 1 Peter 3:9
Don’t avenge yourselves - Romans 12:19
Overcome evil with Good - Romans 12:21
See that NONE render evil for evil - 1 Thessalonians 5:15
When Christians are persecuted flee - Matthew 10:23
Some refused to be saved! - Hebrews 11:35
We welcome your comments!