Tags archives: Resist Not Evil

  • Christians and Politics [by Mitch Kuhn] I'd like to discuss is how the scriptures and Jesus himself handled political situations in his day. As disciples, this should be the example we follow. Here is what Christ said to Pilate when he was being questioned. Joh 18:36 Jesus answered, "My kingdo... [read more]
  • Mike, First, thank you for all you do for the glory of God. My question is, can you help me to better understand Mat 5:39 and Jas 4:7? If we should not resist evil because God is having his will done, is that not the same as resisting the devil? God is causing all things (the evil person to be evil ... [read more]
  • What Does 'Love Your Enemies' Mean? Hi Mike, Jesus says thou shall not kill but he sanctions the death of every man!? This does not appear to be consistent. I am assuming Gen 50:20 probably answers this question that God does not mean evil but good by his actions. Can we use the same principles? For... [read more]
  • Mike, Do you believe if someone breaks into our home we are to not defend ourselves and our loved ones? Some people would say, "we are not to trust in guns, but rather trust in God for safety. However, even when the Israelites were (right with God), they still used weapons for defense didn't they? S... [read more]
  • Mike, I know you are busy, but if you have time, I would appreciate your comments on this article. S____ [ Excerpts of article included in email answer] Hi S____, Thanks for sending this along. I have never heard of Mr. ____, but he certainly sounds like a very sincere man who wants to do the right ... [read more]
  • Mike, Thank you for your website and your dedication. Thanks be to God our father. He is using you to help lead me out of deception. I am a police officer and always felt that Rom 13:4 is referring to me. Is the sword being referenced in this verse the sword of the word, or the sword (gun) of t... [read more]
  • If you notice, Peter was fighting for a cause that dwarfs our families and countries. Peter's reason for cutting off the ear of the high priest's servant was the absolute ultimate cause for which anyone could fight. Peter was fighting for "the Christ, the Son of the living God." Peter was fighting f... [read more]