Christian non-resistance, in all its important bearings: illustrated and defended (Google eBook)

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J.M. M'Kim, 1846 - Christian ethics - 240 pages
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Review: Christian Non Resistance: In All Its Important Bearings, Illustrated And Defended

User Review  - Bryan Beauchamp - Goodreads

Leo Tolstoy considered Adin Ballou Americas greatest writer. At his own expense he had this book translated into Russian and published in his own country. He uses Adins work as a starting point for ... Read full review

Review: Christian Non Resistance: In All Its Important Bearings, Illustrated And Defended

User Review  - Rob Rakis - Goodreads

Such an awesomely detailed book. Mr. Ballou takes us through quite a few of the typical objections to non-resistance and gives amazing responses that do a fantastic job at supporting the stance. I will highly suggest this to anyone looking for more detail to an age old debate. Read full review

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Page 34 - Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth : but I say unto you, that ye resist not evil : but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also. And if any man will sue thee at the law, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloak also. And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain.
Page 76 - And when he had made a scourge of small cords, he drove them all out of the temple, and the sheep, and the oxen ; and poured out the changers...
Page 69 - Having therefore obtained help of God, I continue unto this day, witnessing both to small and great, saying none other things than those which the prophets and Moses did say should come; that Christ should suffer, and that he should be the first that should rise from the dead, and should show light unto the people and to the Gentiles.
Page 53 - But ye shall not be so : but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger ; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve.
Page 82 - Then Peter said unto her ; How is it that ye have agreed together to tempt the Spirit of the Lord ? Behold, the feet of them which have buried thy husband are at the door, and shall carry thee out.
Page 53 - And when his disciples James and John saw this, they said, Lord, wilt thou that we command fire to come down from heaven, and consume them, even as Elias did? But he turned, and rebuked them, and said, Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of. For the Son of man is not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them.
Page 42 - Think not that I am come to destroy the Law, or the Prophets : I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.
Page 81 - But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession, and kept back part of the price, his wife also being privy to it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles
Page 57 - But and if ye suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are ye: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled...
Page 67 - For finding fault with them, he saith, Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of...

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