Friday, October 30, 2009

"God and War: What the Bible Says About the Just War Principle"

" . . . many people claim that God is simply a warmonger picking fights with those that oppose him. Unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth. Only under extreme conditions was a war ever sanctioned and not after many years of warnings (Jeremiah 26:4-6). In fact, even the mighty King David himself was not allowed to build a temple for God because he was a warrior and had shed blood in wars (1 Chronicles 28:3).

God, it seems, does not like the death of anyone."

Read the full article here where you will find the topics:

  • The Root Cause of War
  • Our Attitude Toward War
  • God's View of War
  • Lord of War
  • The Just War

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