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  • We Will Remember

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Feb 13, 2015
     | 1,668 views

    Jesus defined the crucial test of friendship when he said on the night before he was crucified, “Greater love has no man than this, but that he lay down his life for his friends”.

    In 1930, a movie was made about World War I called “All Quiet on the Western Front”. In one scene, some American soldiers were talking. One soldier asked, “Where do wars come from anyway?” Another replied, “Well, one country gets mad at another country, and they start ...read more

  • You Shall Not Murder Series

    Contributed by John Oscar on Jul 3, 2017
     | 2,447 views

    A message on the reason God gave the 6th Commandment as well as the difference between killing and murder

  • War And Morality

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on May 30, 2004
    based on 41 ratings
     | 1,373 views

    The Scriptural criteria that determine whether a particular war is morally acceptable. “My country, right or wrong” is not a Christian motto.

    War and Morality…a Memorial Day weekend sermon by Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Scripture text: II Samuel 22 Historian Stephen Ambrose (Band of Brothers) observed: "During WWII, when soldiers from any other army, even our allies, entered a town, the ...read more

  • Just War

    Contributed by Peter Baumgartle on Sep 19, 2001
    based on 148 ratings
     | 1,997 views

    Should Christians go to war? (... in aftermath of World Trade Center)

    A CHRISTIAN PERSPECTIVE ON WAR Years ago, when I was in the military stationed in Great Britain, a zealous European accused me of being a hypocrite. He said, “How can you call yourself a Christian and serve in the U.S. Military?” (The implication was that Christians are to be peace-loving and ...read more

  • A Time Of War

    Contributed by Arlen Payne on Mar 19, 2003
    based on 79 ratings
     | 1,152 views

    This message was preached at a special prayer meeting on Wednesday March 19, 2003.

    NOTE: The primary thoughts and ideas of this message are not all my own. They come from research and gleaning from other preachers and authors. To them I give credit where credit is due and offer them my utmost apprectiation. Becuase of the many sources used they are not credited individually and ...read more

  • The Christian And War

    Contributed by Darrell Coats on Sep 19, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 849 views

    A sermon that explores three different views of war that Christians have traditionally advocated: The Christian Pacifist View, the Augustinian "Just War" View and the Christian Realist View (advocated by the author).

    Fourth Sunday After Epiphany James 4:1-4 A Sermon The Christian and War "War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always evil. -Jimmy Carter I very reluctantly find myself addressing a situation that like you, a few months ago I ...read more

  • War And The Christian Response Series

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Oct 6, 2001
    based on 125 ratings
     | 1,868 views

    A Biblical look at how Christians can respond to our Government’s handling of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

    WHEN THINKING ABOUT THE CONCEPT OF WAR, CARL VON CLAUSEWITZ, IN HIS EPIC BOOK "ON WAR" WROTE, "WAR…IS AN ACT OF VIOLENCE INTENDED TO COMPEL OUR OPPONENT TO FULFIL OUR WILL." TERRORISM HAS BECOME THAT NEW FORM OF VIOLENCE USED AS A WAY OF COMPELLING OTHER NATIONS INTO SUBMISSION. THE TERRORISTS ...read more

  • A Pastoral Response To The Bombing In Bali Series

    Contributed by Cameron Horsburgh on Oct 20, 2002
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,031 views

    The terrorist attack in Bali came a week before I was to preach on the subject of murder, and a National Day of Mourning was declared for that Sunday. God does work in mysterious ways...

    Over the last few weeks God has been showing me how his timing is always perfect. I became more convinced of this when I realised what sermon I had planned to preach today. In view of the events of the last week today’s passage seems to be the most appropriate in the Bible. The bombing in Bali ...read more

  • Truth Or Consequences Series

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Aug 31, 2014
     | 1,310 views

    You shall not bear false witness against your neighbour. We should fear and love God that we may not deceitfully belie, betray, slander, or defame our neighbour, but defend him, [think and] speak well of him, and put the best construction on everything.

    Dakota Community Church August 31, 2014 Truth or Consequences Summer Series at Dakota: The 10 Commandments Exodus 20:16 You shall not bear false witness against your neighbour. We should fear and love God that we may not deceitfully belie, betray, slander, or defame our neighbour, ...read more

  • A Christian Perspective Of War And Peace

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Mar 9, 2003
    based on 231 ratings
     | 6,295 views

    1. We must face the reality of evil in the world. 2. God has given governments the responsibility for the restraint of evil in the world. 3. If war becomes necessary, it must be done justly.

    The United States is in the middle of a great conflict. There is a civil war of words that is not always so civil. On the one side there are those who believe it would be immoral for us to go to war, and on the other side are those who believe that there is justifiable cause. Demonstrations are ...read more

  • Keeping The Faith In A Hostile World Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 2, 2002
    based on 39 ratings
     | 4,539 views

    External and internal conflict, a clash of values

    Keeping the faith in a hostile world—Judges chapters 1-2 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts (Scripture Reading: 2:6-19) The slogan of the Outback Steak House is “No Rules—Just Right”…but I suspect that if you showed up and didn’t wait for the hostess, ...read more

  • Giving To Caesar, Giving To God Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Aug 5, 2003
    based on 55 ratings
     | 9,856 views

    We owe our nation our support, but we owe God our wholehearted devotion.

    As you all know, our nation is at war. We’ve been expecting it to come for several weeks, but this week it finally came. And whenever war comes, it comes as a tragedy for all involved. And the dilemma for me as a pastor is what to preach about today. I’m sure many pastors will be interrupting ...read more

  • Nonviolence

    Contributed by Daniel Keeran on Mar 27, 2018
     | 409 views

    This is a review of nonviolence in early Christian thought through the fourth century.

    If nonviolence is indeed the teaching of Jesus in the New Testament, we would expect to find it in the earliest writings of Christians including and after the apostles and prophets of the Lord. What do we find? First Century There is no example or teaching in the New Testament that Christians can ...read more

  • War! What Is It Good For?

    Contributed by Cameron Horsburgh on Feb 12, 2003
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,065 views

    War is going to happen whether we like it or not. Regardless of our position on war politically and theologically, we are all called to turn to God and to love our enemies.

    The major thing in the news over the last few weeks has been all this business over Saddam Hussein and the allegations that he is stockpiling weapons of mass destruction. Every day another part of the drama is played out—George Bush or Colin Powell or Hans Blix or any one of a number of world ...read more

  • War On Terror Series

    Contributed by Rick Thiessen on Jul 25, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,534 views

    What is the Biblical position Christ followers should have about war? And how does the current "War on Terror" fit into that position?

    SE100304 STOP THE WORLD 1. The War on Terror For the next 5 weeks, I’m supposed to teach on all the issues that divide our nation and are making this one of the most hotly contested and testy presidential races ever. And I’m supposed to do this, in a totally non-partisan way, totally ...read more