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Ten Minute Bible Talks Devotional Bible Study - The Crossing’s Keith Simon and Patrick Miller EPISODE 170, 29th October 2020
Does the Bible Say Anything About Policing? Part I | Luke 3.14

Does the Bible Say Anything About Policing? Part I | Luke 3.14

Policing isn't a new problem—for the US or for the rest of the world. It's been a problem all throughout history, and the Bible has some lessons for us. Learn from Pastors Keith Simon and Patrick Miller as they begin our discussion on what the Bible says about policing. Stay tuned for Part II coming next week! 

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Outline

  • 0:30 - What's the Bible say about policing?
  • 1:30 - Defund or defend the police?
  • 2:40 - Mission of police officers
  • 3:30 - When officers cross lines
  • 5:25 - Should Christians Go to War? No
  • 6:15 - What isn't being debated in this episode
  • 8:40 - Reading While Black by Esau McCaulley
  • 9:30 - Defining "policing" and how it was carried out in Ancient Rome
  • 11:45 - John the Baptist's message to police officers: Luke 3.14
  • 15:30 - Fines, fees, and wages
  • 18:00 - Romans 13: Policing and protests (Stay tuned!)
  • 18:40 - Subscribe. Rate. Share.

 

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