Tag: Peace

Cal Krahn
Cal Krahn
July 24, 2016

Jesus Came to Bring a Sword

Hard Sayings of Jesus Series 4

Did Jesus really say, “I came not to bring peace, but the sword.” Yes, but context is key. Jesus doesn’t want violence or division, but not everyone wants to follow Jesus. This is the Jesus effect: we either follow him or reject him. There is no middle ground.
[Matthew 10:34; Romans 12:18]

Jeff Bjorgan
Jeff Bjorgan
July 3, 2016

Give to Caesar What Is Caesar’s

Hard Sayings of Jesus Series 1

In this series, we will tackle some of the hard sayings of Jesus. Did Jesus really say that? Here we tackle Jesus’ statement to “give to Caesar what is Caesar’s.” Is he talking about a balance between government and religion or is he suggesting something more?
[Mark 12:12-17]