Our Messiah won a decisive victory at the cross, but He did not call us to lay down our arms. In fact, He said He had come to bring a sword to the earth, not peace. How can this be? This is another paradox, but the answer becomes clear when we understand the type of warfare He calls and equips us to wage.
Judges 3:1-4; Isaiah 2:2-5; Micah 4:1-5; Matthew 10:34-39; Luke 22:35-38; 1 Corinthians 15:42-47; 2 Corinthians 10:1-6
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Music: “The Minstrel Boy,” by Thomas Moore, performed by The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem, Irish Gold: The Best of The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem, Essential Media Group, 2007.