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Old 03-13-2017, 04:31 PM
Crane Crane is offline
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Interesting quote - Swords were required so that they would be among the transgressors.

Definitely against self defense.

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Old 03-13-2017, 04:36 PM
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Interesting quote - Swords were required so that they would be among the transgressors.

Definitely against self defense.

Crane
That's your interpretation. I'm not saying it's wrong...but it isn't the only interpretation of those verses, either.
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Old 03-13-2017, 04:43 PM
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I'm sure that's true, but the wording is very clear. They are directed to buy swords for the sole purpose of fulfilling a prophecy, not to use them. They get two swords and Jesus says 'it's enough' - been there done that.

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Old 03-13-2017, 04:45 PM
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I'm sticking with what I said previously.
If it was that clear-cut(so to speak), there wouldn't be other interpretations.
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