He is author of more than 50 books, including Reading the Bible Supernaturally. We’re continuing our discussion on God, guns, and biblical manhood we started in episode 306 and picked up last time, in episode 317. Don’t be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. I am not turning the other cheek with my billy club. If a man doesn’t come to work day after day and says: I just don’t feel like it, he gets fired. You can’t run a business without the principle of merit, without the principle of a day’s work for a day’s wage. Fathers, bring up your children in the discipline of the Lord.
There’s more to say about guns and biblical manhood especially for those in law enforcement and the military. Now the question is when a policeman reads that or a soldier reads that, should they say: Well, I guess I have got the wrong job, because I am not waiting for God to take vengeance. I don’t give to him who asks to let him go on beating that woman. And so my answer to the question: Do those texts prevent a person from being a policeman or soldier? In fact, I would go further and say: God has arranged that the spheres that make society work, all of them have God ordained situations in them that demand that we not turn the other cheek. Parents who only turn the other cheek and do not return spanking for insolence breed brats, not pacifists. Parents have the right to operate on the principle of justice as well as mercy.
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For 33 years, he served as pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota.Pastor John, pick up your train of thought from yesterday’s episode. Leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written: Vengeance is mine. The spheres I have in mind are: the state, the family, business and commerce, the Church. He is the servant of God, an avenger who carries out God’s wrath on the wrong doer. Paul said, 2 Thessalonians : If anyone is not willing to work, let him not eat. You have to spank you children, discipline your children.Last time, Tony, you I raised the question: Is the possibility of someone going to hell if you kill him a sufficient warrant for not killing him. This question today is: Is the New Testament commandment not to return evil for evil a sufficient warrant for a Christian not to be a soldier or a policeman. God has built in to each of these spheres the necessary principle of justice, not just the principle of mercy where you treat people better than they deserve. So he is talking about soldiers and policemen there that carry the sword. They do strike in order to defend the father-land or to defend the innocent citizen who is being victimized of a crime. Number four, the Church, Church discipline, 1 Corinthians 5:5.He is author of more than 50 books, including Reading the Bible Supernaturally.For 33 years, he served as pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota. For by so doing you will heap burning coals on his head.