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Topic: Self-defense

Episode Topic Audio

2021-05-04
Praise Songs Overly Romantic: Don't some of the songs sung to Jesus sound overly romantic and maybe a little feminine?
"Turn the Other Cheek Not Masculine": Could you respond to the idea that we are not to just "turn the other cheek", but are to get angry as Jesus did and remain strong, masculine men? [Matthew 5:38-40].


2021-01-21
God Directing Annihilation: Can you help me sort some of the conflicting ideas in scripture such as, "thou shall not kill", and "turn the other cheek", but then God has whole groups killed, such as the Canaanites, ? [Genesis 9:3, Acts 25:11, Matthew 5:38-40, Matthew 10:23].



2020-10-08
Homosexual or Pedophilia in the Greek: Is it true that the word "homosexual" actually refers to pedophilia, not same sex relationships?
Lethal Force in Defense of Others: Would you agree that the right to defend one's family or loved ones, justifies the use of lethal force?


2020-08-18
The Crusades: Was what happened in "the Crusades" actually justified as self-defense due to Christians being persecuted and killed?



2020-07-28
Deadly Force in Defense: As a believer, do I have the right to defend myself and my family using deadly force? [Luke 6:29-30, Matthew 5:38-48].



2020-07-22
Difficult Current Events & the Christian Response: Do you think that our freedoms are really slipping away? If so, how should Christians react in these unprecedented times? Do we defend ourselves or instead, love exceptionally?



2020-07-21
Submitting to Government & Law: What is the Christian's obligation to be submissive to government law, and how far that goes-particularly relative to the verse about buying a sword? Topical article suggested; The Christian and Forcible Resistance. [Luke 22:36, Acts, Matthew 5:39].



2020-06-09
Firearms & Self-Defense: What do you think about self-defense and a Christian having a firearm or handgun?



2020-02-13
Murder vs Kill: In the commands of God, what is the difference between not killing and not committing murder, particularly from the view of a Veteran? [Exodus 20:13, Matthew 5:21].



2020-01-14
Self-Defense & Non-Resistance: What is your perspective regarding self-defense and total non-resistance?



2019-11-19
Self-defense & Pacifism: Why is the west so quick to use self-defense when it doesn't seem to have been commonly practiced in the early church?



2019-11-15
Tower of Babel: Would you comment on the building of the Tower of Babel? [Genesis 11:3-6, 9:1, 10:9-10].
Turn the other cheek and self defense: What does it mean to turn the other cheek relative to self-defense? [Matthew 5:38-48].


2019-09-13
Christians Defending Themselves: It seems like non-western Christians seem to not defend themselves like those in the west do. What do you think the reason is?



2018-05-21
Loving your Enemies: How far do we actually go into loving our enemies? What exactly does that mean? Just to let them walk all over you or what?



2017-10-11
Self-Defense at Night: If a thief who breaks into your house at night you have the right to protect yourself, is that right? But what does it mean guilty if it happens during the day? [Exodus 22:2]



2017-07-25
Nation Under Judgment: Is our nation under Judgment because of a reprobate mind?
Bad Cops: Is it biblical to shoot back at police who are shooting you unjustifiably, & why is this happening so much lately in our country?


2017-06-02
Self-Defense: What do you think about Christians being in the military, of kids learning martial arts to defend themselves?



2017-05-19
Self-Defense with a Gun: Is it okay to have a weapon to defend yourself?
Praying to Mary: My wife is Catholic, & prays to Mary. What do you think about that?


2016-03-22
Doctrinal Disagreements of Moral Significance: I was listening to your lectures on "strategy for unity" & was wondering what you thought about disagreeing with doctrinal disagreements of moral implications? What about war, divorce & remarriage, forcible resistance, heresy, & false prophets? [Romans 14]



2015-11-18
War & Self-Defense: What is the Christians perspective on War & Self-Defense?



2015-11-05
Christian Persecution: Are we supposed to help prevent persecution of Christians or just accept it as a reality of being a Christian? [Romans 8:35]



2015-08-03
Meekness: What does being meek mean? [Matthew 5:5]
Defending Yourself w/ Firearms: What does the Bible say about defending yourself w/ guns?


2015-05-20
"Turning the other Cheek": Where is that found, where Jesus said to Turn the Other Cheek? But at some point you need to take action. Is that true? [Matthew 5:38-39]



2015-04-08
Being justified to Kill: Is it ever right to kill in defense of yourself or your family? What about mercy killing? Should Christians participate in war?



2014-09-05
Disembodied Souls: Caller shares a paranormal ghost type story.
Self-Defense: What if an invader entered your house, & wanted to do harm, would you try to stop them?


2013-02-06
Holy Spirit & the New Covenant: Did people's heart get changed in the Old Testament?
Bearing Arms in Self-Preservation: Did you say we are not allowed to defend ourselves in self-defense with guns?


2013-02-05
Guns: Should Christians have guns to defend themselves or be involved in politics?


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