Tag Archives: Jesus

How Should Christians React to a Military Threat from Another Nation?

North Korea’s National Defense Commission recently released the following statement: We do not hide that a variety of satellites and long-range rockets which will be launched by the DPRK one after another and a nuclear test of higher level which … Continue reading

Posted in War | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Why Did Jesus Tell His Disciples to Buy Swords?

Most Christians I have encountered believe strongly that Jesus advocates the use of violence for self-defense. To bolster their position, they often quote Luke 22:36, which says: And He said to them, “But now, whoever has a money belt is … Continue reading

Posted in Self-Defense | Tagged , , , , | 21 Comments

Hannah Whitall Smith’s Testimony

Hannah Whitall Smith published the book The Unselfishness of God And How I Discovered It in 1903. As Wikipedia points out, many editions of the book omit three chapters in which Smith explains how she came to believe God saves … Continue reading

Posted in Salvation | Tagged , , | 8 Comments