Should Real Christians Keep A Loaded Firearm For Family Defense?

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Should Real Christians Keep A Loaded Firearm For Family Defense?

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Let's see if anyone can give a Biblical, wise, definitive answer.

Jesus made sure the Disciples had a weapon when they went to the place He would be arrested. But, the sword was missed by Peter, and Jesus easily let Himself be taken away.

The Martyrs of The Early Church did not resist slaughter or execution.

Jesus told His Disciples they would be killed for their Faith, but He ignored the issue of regular civil violence and warfare that would assumedly kill some of them.

Jesus never addressed the issue of using our efforts or means to physically protect our families from violence.

Godly American Founders specified the Second Amendment for insurrection and personal protection.

Killing a person in self defense is far different than murder.

Should we shoot to kill, or just to wound?

Nominal Christianswho are not engaged in Church work are often killed by thieves and violence oriented people, not receiving protection from the Lord.

Are average Believers less protected by God from assault because they do not work full time in a "ministry?"

Should we smile and witness to someone appearing ready to harm or kill us?

Should we sneak around in common sense avoidance of danger in order to be safer?

Should we speak the Name of Jesus to dispel evil and darkness we face?

What should we actually do when our neighbor's house is being broken into, or they are behind raped and screaming?

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Re: Should Real Christians Keep A Loaded Firearm For Family Defense?

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Benson wrote: Tue Feb 09, 2021 12:24 am
Kylie wrote: Mon Feb 08, 2021 9:20 pm I'm pretty sure that the statistics show that if there's a gun in a house, it's more likely to be used by a family member against another family member rather than being used in self defence.
I'm pretty sure that any intruder or assailant in a home which keeps a ready firearm will be shot. Is that a good idea?

Yes? No?
The result would depend on a number of factors. If the intruder/assailant is better armed and trained, the home occupants will likely be shot and killed if they present a firearm. Another of course would be that home occupants not experienced in gun play under traumatic situations may shoot another occupant rather than the intruder/assailant. Additionally there may be no actual intruder/assailant and one of the occupants shoots another while they are getting a glass of milk or some other mundane action.

The term "friendly fire" comes to mind does it not?

Yes? No?


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Re: Should Real Christians Keep A Loaded Firearm For Family Defense?

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Miles wrote: Tue Feb 09, 2021 1:25 am
Benson wrote: Tue Feb 09, 2021 12:22 am
Miles wrote: Mon Feb 08, 2021 10:08 pm .

"Did you know that roughly a third of U.S. homes with children have guns? In fact, nearly 2 million children live with unlocked, loaded guns. Parents may not realize what a serious injury risk a gun in the home is, especially for children.

Even young toddlers are capable of finding unlocked guns in the home, and they are strong enough to pull the trigger. Unintentional shootings happen to children of all ages.

There were at 241 unintended shootings by children in 2019, causing more than 100 deaths and nearly 150 injuries. Adolescents, in particular, are at a higher risk for suicide when there is a gun in the home. In fact, a gun in the home is 43 times more likely to be used to kill a friend or family member than a burglar or other criminal.
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All of those poorly managed guns and dead children were in families who rebel against the authority of God, and are not Real Christians. They had neither the Wisdom of God nor His protection. Thanks for the opportunity here to display the truth.

100% of all criminal assaults can be prevented by the use of The Second Amendment. I hope you share how you feel about this fact.
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Very good, and thank you. Using a meme to convey feelings and the answer shows the level of reasoning used.

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Re: Should Real Christians Keep A Loaded Firearm For Family Defense?

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[Replying to Miles in post #10]
All of those poorly managed guns and dead children were in families who rebel against the authority of God, and are not Real Christians.
Is there documentation showing this to be true and accurate? And what are 'real Christians'? And who gets to determine this? What's the consensus on this? Meaning, do all other Christians agree to this definition of a 'true Christian'?
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Re: Should Real Christians Keep A Loaded Firearm For Family Defense?

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Benson wrote: Tue Feb 09, 2021 12:24 am
Kylie wrote: Mon Feb 08, 2021 9:20 pm I'm pretty sure that the statistics show that if there's a gun in a house, it's more likely to be used by a family member against another family member rather than being used in self defence.
I'm pretty sure that any intruder or assailant in a home which keeps a ready firearm will be shot. Is that a good idea?

Yes? No?
No.

The homeowner may not be able to get to the gun, they may be unable to perform the act of shooting at another person, there are any number of reasons why the intruder may not be shot.

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