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Psalm Romans But if you do wrong, be afraid, for rulers do not bear the sword for no reason. Titus Mark Matthew He overcame death, hell, and the devil himself. The devil can no longer speak of our guilt. Death has lost its voice and sting. Violence finally has an answer in the silence of Christ. By allowing himself to fall under the sword of judgment, Jesus broke the power of evil and death.
He broke the power of violence through his humility. He opened the door to peace with God and other men by paying a penalty that we all deserve. Our hearts are filled with the violence that put Christ on the cross, but he went to the cross because he still loved us. He loves us and forgives us by suffering in our place.
Forgiveness and love break the power of vengeance and pride. Our God has forgiven us in Christ, and so we have nothing to fear. The game of violence has an end in him. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. Thank you in return, Clif. I think that God wants us to know Him better, which is one reason Jesus came… to reveal Abba to us.
None of us have all the answers to our questions, but as we journey with Jesus together, hopefully we all come to a better knowledge of who He is and how much He loves us! Justice is sometimes violent in action.
God is just. I find no reason to state that God is violent in a malevolent way. However violence can be a means to justice. Violence was administered to Jesus in our place- so Gods justice would reign.
It had to be. At the second coming violent men will be overcome and the means are violent. His justice MUST be adhered to- violence is a means. It is true that there may be additional reasons given for the violence e. This is described clearly in Ezekiel God wants people to turn away from their wickedness, and his eventual judgement therefore is never unexpected — but comes after repeated warnings to avoid it.
In the case of the Canaanites, God gave them over years to repent see Genesis and Deuteronomy Some might even wonder why God gave them so long! As a result of the patience of God, we see that some people do take the opportunity to repent. Rahab see Joshua 2 and the Gibeonites see Joshua 9 are two examples of this. As explained above, acts of violence ordained by God are acts of judgement. God rightly gives people their due. The justice of God is a repeated theme of the Bible, and seen throughout the Old Testament.
Top 8. God Loves the Violence. Just One Fix. Give me back my Honour. Why they Kill. No Control. No Control E. Sampler preview. Similar Artists callingdeadredroses. Info Connections Comments Shares.Apr 24, · What does the Bible say about violence? The biblical age seems to have been quite a brutal time in human history. From warring nations to domestic bloodshed and destructive natural disasters, stories from scripture exude the violent nature of mankind's existence on earth. However, are all acts of violence considered equally condemned? Learn more from our list of Bible verses about violence .