Why Did Jesus Command His Disciples to Arm Themselves With Swords? (podcast)
In this episode Greg looks at the command in Luke 22 to buy a sword.
Greg argues that both hot water and cold water are good. Episode 530 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0530.mp3
One of the grandest expressions of non-violent nature of God is found in Isaiah 11. Here God is dreaming of a time when his creation would be entirely free of violence. “The wolf will live with the lamb,” Isaiah says, and “the leopard will lie down with the goat.” So it will be with “the…
In this episode Greg discusses if it is responsible to be pacifist in a community where others in the community are fighting and dying. Episode 25 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0025.mp3
Image by arbyreed via Flickr Fallen humans tend to identify their own group as righteous and any group that opposes them as evil. If they were not evil, we tend to believe, no conflict would exist. Hence, the only way to end the conflict is to rid the world of this evil. This is the age-old “myth…
D. Sharon Pruitt via Compfight Kurt Willems posted a reflection today entitled From the Margins: Following Jesus in a post-Christian culture. I hope everyone will read this. It’s a perspective from the anabaptist tradition that finds inspiration from the same data that evangelicalism finds alarming. May we all follow Jesus from the margins and offer…
In this episode Greg talks about our warrior nature and discusses some interesting implications of that on our understanding of heaven. Links: Website: ReKnew.org http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0006.mp3