I have come across a chapter in the Book of Mormon that is very interesting. It details how the Nephites thought it would be better to bury their swords and never kill another person again. The ...
In the Old Testament, an army of some 15,000 Midianites invaded Israel for the purpose of "hijacking" their food supplies. A judge named Gideon called the Israelis "to the colors." Some 30,000 showed ...
I read an article yesterday about Pope Francis announcing a day of fasting on Sept. 7th for the situation in Syria. According to Catholic/Orthodox/Anglican doctrine, exactly how does my fasting affect ...
Exodus holds the 10 commandments. Specifically, we see: Exodus 20:13 (KJV) Thou shalt not kill. Since the Ten Commandments say “thou shalt not kill” why do Christians fight in a war?
In the United States, the Secretary of Defense just lifted the ban on women in combat. Many Christians seem to oppose this idea and believe that women should not be put in combat. Is there a ...
Does Christianity approve wars to protect or spread the faith or to defeat the enemies of the Christ? If so, what are the conditions where faith-wars are endorsed?
I studied in Methodist school from kindergarten to high school, but I never heard of Crusaders until I went to college - and people at church don't talk about it either. As far as I know, Crusaders ...
Except for the Exodus story, im having serious doubts. The Hebrews never seem to win against any of the bigger enemies which would be seriously impressive, because they are outnumbered by many ...
In 2 Corinthians 10:3-5 Paul makes a contrast between spiritual warfare and war "according to human standards": Indeed, we live as human beings, but we do not wage war according to human ...