What kind of firearm would Jesus want his followers to have?

Jump to Last Post 1-11 of 11 discussions (11 posts)
  1. Hi-Jinks profile image61
    Hi-Jinksposted 9 years ago

    What kind of firearm would Jesus want his followers to have?

    I don't know why, but increasing number of so-call Christian Churches have stock-piles of weapons ready for the End-days or other?

  2. Presigo profile image60
    Presigoposted 9 years ago

    The correlation between some churches and Jesus' desire for guns is unrelated. Jesus would not want firearms for His people, i.e. At the beginning of His passion He told Peter to put down his sword when the soldiers came for Jesus

  3. mintinfo profile image74
    mintinfoposted 9 years ago

    I wish the ultra right wingers would step up and answer this one. It is puzzling how gun advocates are the most religious. Muslims, Christians, Jews, anyone? I think he would want a M21 or better. Armageddon will be bloody, don't miss it.

  4. pippap profile image84
    pippapposted 9 years ago

    Jesus would not want His followers to carry any kind of weapon, let alone a firearm.  His message was peace not war.  As Presigo points out - At a time when Jesus could have escaped persecution if he had allowed Peter to fight for him, he chose instead to have Peter lay down his sword.

  5. Zulfiquar Ahmed profile image61
    Zulfiquar Ahmedposted 9 years ago

    Jesus Christ (Peace be upon Him)like all other prophets never encouraged people to the blood shed or war. They all had one common message to believe in one God and establish peace in this world. What people around us are doing to harm each other in the name of peace can never be categorized as followers of any religion.

  6. thesecondadvent profile image61
    thesecondadventposted 9 years ago

    My Dear Sweet Friends,

    As a Christian we fully expect to be killed by a "Christian" who wouldest think that they art doing God's work.  This is indicative of how well AnitChrist hast infitrated the church.   

    Jesus the Christ, and the Second Advent of Christ is totally about PEACE!   The only thing that mightest be considered a weapon, though it actually is a simple tool, is the tongue which the mouth use to reject hatred. 

    No firearms for the Christ nor the followers of Christ.  The firearms art for AntiChrist's followers, those who come to kill and destroy the lives of Loved ones.

  7. HOOWANTSTONO profile image60
    HOOWANTSTONOposted 9 years ago

    We all know that there were no Guns in the days when Jesus was on earth, but he did say this

    Lu:22:36: Then said he unto them, But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it, and likewise his scrip: and he that hath no sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one.

    A sword is equivalent to a gun

    Greek ....machaira  ....sword

  8. RevLady profile image60
    RevLadyposted 9 years ago

    Christians have no need for physical weapons of any kind "For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms."

    Our war is spiritual and we prepare ourselves for battle by putting on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the saints. Ephesians 6:11-18

  9. selahangel profile image61
    selahangelposted 9 years ago

    Why would you need a gun when you have the Power of Jesus Name and can cast down any principality of darkness with it, can move mountains and strike fear into the devil with it?


  10. lilmnstr profile image68
    lilmnstrposted 9 years ago

    So you would allow someone to harm your family in front of you and instead of fighting you would pray? I am assuming that Jesus would include fists as a weapon of violence.

  11. Lady Rose profile image70
    Lady Roseposted 8 years ago

    The weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty thru God to the tearing down of stronholds.
    We are to fight in the Spirit.
    Jesus told Peter (when he took his sword and cut the soldierĀ“s ear off) to put away the sword, for they that live by the sword shall die by the sword. And he fixed the guys ear.
    I think some Christians are aware of the increasing animosity towards them and want to be prepared to defend their families if needed. But this is a personal choice, like anyone else Christian or not, can do.


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)