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I don't think so. The passage has been viewed in at least two ways. In both views the purpose of the words of Jesus were still to answer a trick question by the pharisees. Matthew 22:15-22New International Version (NIV) Paying the Imperial Tax to Caesar 15 Then the Pharisees went out and laid plans to trap him in his words. 16 They sent their ...
He was oppressed and He was afflicted, Yet He opened not His mouth; He was led as a lamb to the slaughter, And as a sheep before its shearers is silent, So He opened not His mouth. (Isaiah 53:7 NKJV) Jesus did speak before the High Priest and before Pilate. He did not speak before Herod and so Isaiah 53:7 was completely fulfilled.
Question Restatement: How should Jesus' command to "Not Resist, [Oppose], Evil" be interpreted--and to what extant? Organization: (1.) Answer: How NOT to Oppose Evil (2.) How TO Oppose Evil (3.) What about Defending Others? (4.) What about Self Defense, and other Contexts? (5.) What if the Authorities Fail? 1. Answer: How NOT to Oppose Evil Answer: ...
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