The commandment against murder is the one most universally followed by man. But Jesus shows there is much more behind it than merely taking another's life.
The sixth commandment, forbidding murder, is rare among the Ten Commandments in that a clear and short line can be drawn between its commission and its horrible consequences. Yet, as John Ritenbaugh shows, some people—even nominal Christians—fi. . .
Jesus magnifies the Law in Matthew 5, moving beyond the behavior into the motivating thought behind the deed, warning that we do not retaliate in kind.
Our society is becoming increasingly violent. The sixth of the Ten Commandments covers crime, capital punishment, murder, hatred, revenge and war.
A reason lies behind the devastating wars that have plagued mankind since the beginning. John Ritenbaugh gives the uncomplicated solution: Men have broken the sixth commandment!
An early statement by the Church of the Great God on abortion, focusing on the term "viability" as used by pro-abortion advocates.
Many biblical examples illustrate that when the leader put his faith in God and submitted himself to God's rule, God supernaturally protected His people.
John Ritenbaugh focuses upon a singular disaster to befall modern Israel, involving captivity-largely as a result of its shameless toleration of rising violent crime. God ordained capital punishment, but because of the flawed legal system, with the excepti. . .
God has never given mankind the prerogative to determine whether war is just or not. God has promised to protect us, conditioned on our obedience to our covenant.
God's command for Israel to execute total war on the Canaanites has a rational—and yes, Christian—explanation. He is not cruel; there is a benevolent reason.
Many believe that we are allowed to take another's life in defense of our own, God's Word distinguishes only between accidental and premeditated killing.
The 'just war' doctrine is anti-Christianity. The sixth commandment absolutely forbids it. Jesus' and the apostles' teaching clearly stand against it.
God allowed ancient Israel to go war, and when Christ returns, His first act will be to wage war against the nations. When God-led, war can bring peace.
The position of the Church of the Great God on the subject of abortion. Counters some of the major arguments used by pro-abortionists.
There is a new "ism" about—speciesism. ...
Though the Old and New Testament are complementary to one another, the emphasis of justice in the New Testament switches from national to personal in scope.
It is easy to follow in Satan's footsteps, courting his daughter Envy, reaping the disquiet which accompanies her. Envy comes from pushing God from our thoughts.
Throughout the generations, war has been mankind's solution to problems. Is there hope for the future? John Ritenbaugh gives the comforting answer: at-one-ment is possible with God!
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