Browsing Archive: October, 2012

Responsibility and Self Defense

Posted by Jerry Miller on Friday, October 19, 2012,
This time of year reminds me of deer season.  I haven’t hunted in years but I still have the old shotgun.  I have never had to use that shotgun for self defense, but it is there if it is ever needed.
The issue of self defense is a serious issue, especially as we consider that it may lead to a life being taken.  In Luke 22:35-38 Jesus tells his disciples to buy swords and then we find out that a couple of them were already carrying.  I believe this implies Christ’s consent for the defensiv...
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Do We Know What Love Is?

Posted by Jerry Miller on Friday, October 5, 2012,
My wife and I will celebrate our 6th anniversary this fall.  I regularly tell her that I love her.  I talk to my little brother on the phone quite a bit as well.  I also regularly tell him that I love him.  Though I love both my brother an my wife, the love that I have for my wife involves a romantic component that the love I have for others does not have.  So what is love?
The greatest command of all is to love the Lord with all your heart, soul, and mind and then to love your neighbor as yo...
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