Leviticus 24:17 ESV
Whoever takes a human life shall surely be put to death.
Contradictions: A Time to Kill?
Is it okay to kill, like David killing Goliath or Joshua eliminating Canaanites? Or is killing forbidden?
17. Jesus and the Law of Retaliation [Lex Talionis] (Matthew 5:38-42)
I. Introduction.185 A few months ago, I read the following all-too-typical news report on the Israeli/Palestinian conflict:
Capital Punishment Grace thru faith
Capital punishment was first ordained by God in Genesis 9:5-6. ... Exodus 21:23- 24 and Leviticus 24:17-20 established the law of retaliation, ...
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness
July 4th is the day we commemorate the Continental Congresss declaration of independence from the nation of Great Britain. People still debate over whether or not Britains offenses warranted colonial secession and war. Regardless, it was a bold, very risky
Reversing Talionic Ethics: Personal Ethics for the Public Square (Matthew 5:38-42)
Abortion: A Biblical, Biological, and Philosophical Refutation
A holistic approach which accounts for biblical, biological, and philosophical truths must conclude that these unborn represent human beings with full personhood.
The Injustice of Social Justice
The besetting sin of pragmatic, style-conscious evangelicals has always been that they shamelessly borrow fads and talking points from the unbelieving world. Todays evangelicals evidently dont beli...
Orientation to Spiritual Formation with Special Reference to the New Testament
Introduction When I began attending Dallas Theological Seminary in August of 1993, the schools spiritual formation program was in its infancy. Students were required to participate in a small group for the first two years of their program for the express purpose of spiritual form...
Studies in the Gospel of Matthew