The Narrow Path

The Narrow Path 07/24/2024

The Narrow Path with Steve Gregg

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On the Believer’s use of Forcible Resistance
On the Believer’s use of Forcible Resistance

Question from a pastor: In light of Christ’s command to “turn the other cheek” and to “not resist the evil man”, is it inappropriate for believers to contemplate or exercise physical force in defense of our families against criminal aggressors? Over the course of more than three decades, I have weighed the biblical testimony concerning this topic and related questions and cannot claim even now to have the final and definitive answer for every situation. Individual commands of Scripture teach us how these principles are expressed in various life decisions, but in the absence of specific commands we must proceed upon principle, and the commands that do exist should be interpreted in the light of such principles. Download the eBook to read more!