Month: May 2015

Raising a Good Citizen

Give your children a proper understanding of citizenship As Christians, have we forgotten what it means to raise a good citizen?  Does God’s word suggest that we shouldn’t be concerned about raising good citizens?  Is heavenly citizenship all that matters?  After all, God’s word declares, “But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await ...

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The Difference Between the War and the Troops

Support the troops Based on only my personal experience, I believe that most Americans support our nation’s troops.  I also realize that my experience isn’t everything.  It is sad but true that there are some people who don’t support our troops.  Although, it seems that the majority of Americans do support our troops.  I certainly ...

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Jesus and the Defense of Life

The nature of self-defense I dare you to take a look at God’s creation and hold to the belief that God condemns defense of life.  He created all of the animals on the earth, each with their own unique ability to defend themselves.  Consider the porcupine, which is covered with sharp quills to protect themselves ...

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Jesus and the Sword

Is Jesus Anti Weapon? Did Jesus ever condemn weapons or the use of weapons?  Is Jesus anti weapon?  Those are fair questions.  After all Jesus didn’t carry a weapon.  He didn’t promote violence.  He didn’t fight against the guards who came to arrest him upon the night of his betrayal.  It is clear that during ...