It’s about the Grace Revolution. One approach says, “Just do it!” The other one says, “It’s already been done.”
Peter Baynton abandoned his wife and went back to England, where he got married. He’s now looking to get more of his estate in Philadelphia and bring it back into his possession.
It’s an odd thing. And dangerous for us and the world.
The question is really asking whether they can kill in the name of the law or the Constitution.
Did they pick up swords to stop the persecution and control nonconformists?
To answer that question, we look at four episodes in the Gospels: John the Baptist and some soldiers; Jesus and a centurion; an apparent command to use a sword against a disciple’s family; and two swords during Jesus’ arrest.
To answer that question, we must separate the Kingdom of God from the Kingdom of Caesar.
The Australian Christian pastor and Islam scholar writing about ISIS has nailed it. He says that far from being nihilistic or a death cult, ISIS has a “sacred” strategy.