Top Bible Verses about Violence
Famous Christian Quotes About Violence, Abuse, Crime, Rape, Terrorism, Torture
Controversies Stopped by a Vision of Heaven
If we saw God, and heaven, and hell before us, do you think it would not effectually reconcile our differences, and heal our unbrotherly exasperations and divisions? Would it not hold the hands that itch to be using violence against those that are not in all things of their minds? What abundance of vain controversies would it reconcile! As the coming in of the master does part the fray among the schoolboys, so the sight of God would frighten us from contentious or uncharitable violence.
The Church Sheds Its Blood, Not Others’
The church of Christ has been founded by shedding its own blood, not that of others; by enduring outrage, not by inflicting it. Persecutions have made it grow; martyrdoms have crowned it.
An Enemy Is Not Won by Anything but Love
No enemy was ever yet won by a vindictive conduct. We may, it is true, silence him by power, but we never can gain his affections by anything but love.