Central church of Christ 

New Smyrna Beach, Fl 

Sunday Bible Study, 9am.    Sunday Worship, 10am & 5 pm.    Wednesday Bible Study, 7pm.

Dealing With Issues: Violence.

Unrestrained physical or verbal force designed to hurt others, or to gain mastery over them.


The world is full of violence

Ge 6:11-13; Job 24:2-4; Ps 55:9; 74:20; Pr 13:2; Isa 59:1-8; Eze 7:23; Mic 2:1-2.



God hates violence

Ps 11:5; 139:19; Jer 22:3; Eze 45:9; Mal 2:16.



Jesus Christ was not violent

Isa 42:1-3; 53:9; 1Pe 2:23.



Christians should not be violent

Gal 5:19-21; Eph 4:2,31; Php 4:5.



Christian leaders should not be violent

1Ch 22:8-9; 1Ti 3:3; 2Ti 2:24; Tit 1:7.



God helps the victims of violence

2Sa 22:3,49; Ps 18:48; 72:14; 140:1-4; Mt 2:13; Lk 22:50-51.



Should help the victims of violence

Ge 14:14; 2Ch 28:9-15; Jer 38:9-12; Lk 10:30,33; Ac 23:15-16.