Wednesday, January 6, 2016

"Should Christians be Encouraged to Arm Themselves?" Article by John Piper

"For the sake of the safety of his campus, and in view of terrorist activity, Liberty University's President Falwell encouraged the students to get permits to carry guns.

"After implying that he had a gun in his back pocket, he said, 'I just want to take this opportunity to encourage all of you to get your permit. We offer a free course. And let’s teach them a lesson if they ever show up here.' On December 9 he stated that the policy at Liberty now includes permission to carry guns in the dormitories."

What should be the Christian's attitude towards the tendency for citizens to arm themselves? John Piper begins with a series of Biblical texts as he addresses the need for security. Read more.

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