A Christian View and Biblical PerspectiveOctober 18, Kerby Anderson provides a biblical worldview perspective on capital punishment.
It is you, Mr. May 26, at In the most serious situations, murder, r ape of a child, and the like, it should be an option available to the jury and judge. Outlawing capital punishment is not unlike a mandatory imposition for certain crimes in that it takes the judgement out of the trial and sentencing.
May 20, at 2: On the other hand, though shalt not kill. Either way, Christians will do what they always do May 19, at 4: It is unfortunate that Christians are forced to defend atrocities like state-sponsored slaughter and the killing of animals for pleasure because the bronze-age ignorants who wrote their book projected such human failings on their dim view of the divine.
But the revolutionary evolutionary theological theory of Pandeism supersedes and washes away these debauched remnants, because Pandeism is the true theological model of Peace!!
May 16, at 2: May 16, at 3: May 16, at 5: Joel Tolbert of Georgia May 15, at It is in the bible. So is killing your children for being disobedient.
He will not obey us. He is a profligate and a drunkard. May 12, at 7: May 11, at 2: I feel quoting the Bible by verse looking for reasons to inflict capital punishment on another is the same as quoting the Koran by verse.
Why not leave punishment for intentionally inflicted murder up to God, or better yet, Jesus? There are so many contradictions in the Bible that one forgets what Jesus said in the Sermon on the Mount "Blessed are the Peacemakers: Inmates convicted of Capital Murder have changed lives in prison even while serving life terms.
If not, then what does the New Testament really mean?
Finally, what does the author think of the innocent who have been executed I know someone will come in here and say "prove an innocent man has been executed".
Kind of hard when we take Jesus out of the picture and murder murderers ourselves. Maybe religion can be used to justify the innocent being killed as "collateral damage".
May 11, at 7: The rest of your post is silly. We know that man wrote the bible, it was done over the course of many years somewhere around by men who never met one another. We know that there is zero evidence to support that those are anything more than the written word of man.
When someone violates these tenants, we have rules and laws that guide the jury of the accused direction as to determine their guilt or not. The death sentence was put in place to deter those without conscience from running amuck in society. Since we can not ostracize or banish these people to an area where they can do no harm, the death sentence was established to banish them from this earth.
The victims left behind — families, neighbors, sisters, brothers, and anyone else the victim s had contact with, would have had contact with and what the victim s would have contributed to these people and society — will no longer occur because of their untimely demise.
If physical banishment was an option today then the death penalty would not be in play today. DNA will free falsely accused, but hatred by someone to falsely accuse an innocent, will always exist, I hope we get better at spotting it.
Innocent people have always been accused and killed since the beginning of time, only the guy upstairs knows how many. May 19, at 8:Aug 03, · For much of history, the Christian Churches accepted that capital punishment was necessary.
In recent times many Christians have argued against the death penalty on the grounds that Christianity. As WWE's June pay-per-view event, WWE Capitol Punishment replaced the WWE Fatal 4-Way themed event.
Christian would help Orton retain the World Heavyweight Championship, but struck him with the title belt afterwards, turning heel for the second time since The next week, Christian again challenged Orton to a . Question: "What does the Bible say about the death penalty / capital punishment?" How should a Christian view the death penalty?
First, we must remember that God has instituted capital punishment in His Word; therefore, it would be presumptuous of us to think that we could institute a higher standard. God has the highest standard of any.
Christian protester at the Utah State Capitol, Christian tradition from the New Testament have come to a range of conclusions about the permissibility and social value of capital For a detailed discussion on the Roman Catholic Church's view on capital punishment see chapter 3 of Pope John Paul II's encyclical, Evangelium Vitae.
View Current Issue. They didn't oppose the state's use of capital punishment. They didn't even address that question, since Christianity was still a countercultural minority with an ethic for. May 01, · Christian thinking about the death penalty must begin with the fact that the Bible envisions a society in which capital punishment for murder is sometimes necessary, but should be exceedingly rare.
The Bible also affirms that the death penalty, rightly and justly applied, will have a powerful deterrent effect.