Tag Archives: protection

Eliminating Crime

“Because secular society will not and indeed cannot address sinful human nature, all attempts — all attempts — to eliminate crime by eliminating weapons will fail.” — A quote from the book, “A Biblical Perspective of Self-Defense and Civil Disobedience.”

Protecting Your Relatives

“‘If anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for his immediate family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever’ (1 Tim. 5:8)…. To suggest this applies only to material needs such as food and clothing but not to something as fundamental as protection from danger seriously distorts the value Read More…

Defending the Defenseless

“I strongly believe the principle of defending the defenseless is biblical (see Isa. 1:17; Jer. 5:28) and a reflection of God’s nature (see Ps. 10:17-18; 72:4), not the result of sin.” — A quote from the book, “A Biblical Perspective of Self-Defense and Civil Disobedience.”

Suffering in Trials

“God uses our suffering in trials to prove our faith genuine and to bring praise, glory and honor when Jesus is revealed. If we try to protect ourselves from trials, we abort this process.” — A quote from the book, “A Biblical Perspective of Self-Defense and Civil Disobedience.”

Risking One’s Life

“A modern-day disciple must deal with death head-on and be ready to die with humility. With that frame of mind, risking one’s life to save someone else becomes easier.” — A quote from the book, “A Biblical Perspective of Self-Defense and Civil Disobedience.”

Use of Weapons

“Those totally opposed to weapons may cite the absence of swords or their use in the New Testament after the Day of Pentecost. Scripture also doesn’t refer to sandals after the Book of Acts, but we can be certain believers continued to wear them. Swords were common in those days, so if it were wrong Read More…