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The Active Nonviolence of Jesus: Taking Up The Cross (12 of 12)

PART 12 OF 12 Taking Up The Cross BY HERB MONTGOMERY Then he said to them all: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me. For whoever wants to save … Continue reading


The Active Nonviolence of Jesus: Domestic Violence (11 of 12)

PART 11 OF 12 Domestic Violence BY HERB MONTGOMERY But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek also. (Matthew 5.39) This week, we discuss … Continue reading


The Active Nonviolence of Jesus: The Church Fathers (10 of 12)

Part 10 of 12 The Church Fathers BY HERB MONTGOMERY “When Christ disarmed Peter, He disarmed every soldier.” – Tertullian, Apology I must apologize this week. I’m going to be sharing an appendix to Part 9 of last week. I … Continue reading


The Active Nonviolence of Jesus: Nonviolence and Hitler (9 of 12)

PART 9 OF 12 Nonviolence and Hitler BY HERB MONTGOMERY He that leads others into captivity shall go into captivity himself: he that kills with the sword, will be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith … Continue reading


The Active Nonviolence of Jesus: Home Security (8 of 12)

PART 8 OF 12 Home Security BY HERB MONTGOMERY “But now I tell you, Love your enemies.” —Jesus, Matthew 5.44Part 8 This week, I want to address the single greatest objection to the peace teachings of Jesus that I get. … Continue reading


The Active Nonviolence of Jesus: Old Testament Violence (7 of 12)

PART 7 OF 12 Old Testament Violence BY HERB MONTGOMERY Long ago, God spoke to our ancestors in many and various forms by the prophets, but in these last days, he has spoken to us by a Son [Who is] … Continue reading


The Active Nonviolence of Jesus: The Church & The Empire (6 of 12)

PART 6 OF 12 The Church & The Empire BY HERB MONTGOMERY Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. … Continue reading


The Active Nonviolence of Jesus: Not Peace But A Sword (5 of 12)

PART 5 OF 12 Not Peace, But A Sword! BY HERB MONTGOMERY “Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword.”— Jesus, Matthew 10.34 This week, … Continue reading


The Active Nonviolence of Jesus: Go Buy A Sword (4 of 12)

PART 4 OF 12 Go Buy A Sword BY HERB MONTGOMERY Jesus said, “My kingdom is not of this world. If it were, my servants would fight to prevent my arrest by the Jewish leaders. But now my kingdom is … Continue reading


The Active Nonviolence of Jesus: Cheek Defiance (3 of 12)

PART 3 OF 12 Cheek Defiance BY HERB MONTGOMERY “But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek also. And if anyone wants to sue … Continue reading


The Active Nonviolence of Jesus: The Constantinian Shift (2 of 12)

PART 2 OF 12 The Constantinian Shift BY HERB MONTGOMERY “With that, one of Jesus’ companions reached for his sword, drew it out and struck the servant of the high priest, cutting off his ear. ‘Put your sword back in … Continue reading


The Active Nonviolence of Jesus: The Witness of the Early Church (1 of 12)

PART 1 OF 12 The Witness of the Early Church BY HERB MONTGOMERY “You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.’ But now I tell you: do not take revenge on … Continue reading


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