Laws of War

How should God’s people wage war?

I would argue that they shouldn’t. But in under the Old Covenant, they surely did. It should come as no surprise that God gave the Hebrews laws of war. In this episode, I talk with Adam Terrell about those laws and how they might apply today.

Adam is the host of the Theocracy Podcast.

Show Notes

Scriptures Referenced

  • Deuteronomy 17:14-17 (requirements for kings: horses, wives, silver and gold)
  • Matthew 5:38-40 (Jesus eye for an eye)
  • Deuteronomy 20 (central chapter for war)
  • Numbers 1:3 (20 years old requirement)
  • Numbers 35:31-34 & Leviticus 24:17-22 (capital offenses ransom-ability)
  • Revelation 1:6 & 1 Peter 2:4-10 (we are royal priests and stones of the temple)
  • Isaiah 2:2-4 & Micah 4:1-5 (an age of peace, swords into plowshares)

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