Do We Need Jesus in Our Death Penalty Conversation?



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Death Penalty

God's Word give authority to government to exercise justice. The death penalty is a deterrent to killing others. Without it there is little moral restraint for the ungodly. Every person on death row has time to confess to Jesus if they were guilty or not, and thereby escape spiritual death.

Diane Carkhuff more than 4 years ago

death penalty

I am not sure why so many pastors ignore the words of Jesus (Luke 19-27) when it comes to the death penalty-- ("...bring them here and slay them before me." I've yet to hear a sermon on that verse...

Robert P. Hilldrup more than 7 years ago