Should Christians Use Self-Defense?

Preaching through the Sermon on the Mount is providing great material for blog posts because Jesus raises far too many topics and issues to cover from the pulpit in the 16 weeks I have planned for the series. Last week, I attempted to expound upon remarriage since questions of remarriage are raised from Jesus' discussion of divorce. …

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Oaths, Retaliation, & Loving Our Enemies | Matthew 5:33-48

SUGGESTED VERSES FOR MEMORIZATION & MEDITATION Let what you say be simply ‘Yes’ or ‘No’; anything more than this comes from evil. (Matthew 5:37) But I say to you, Do not resist the one who is evil. But if anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also. And if anyone …

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Wrestling with God

Dinah & Shechem | Genesis 34

SUGGESTED VERSES FOR MEMORIZATION & MEDITATION Then Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, “You have brought trouble on me by making me stink to the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites and the Perizzites. My numbers are few, and if they gather themselves against me and attack me, I shall be destroyed, both I and …

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