The Pen is Mightier Than the Sword



Better A Pen Than A Gun

This is my version of a quote by Malcolm X which states  “Sometimes you have to pick the gun up, to put the Gun down.” Malcolm had such great passion, and I love it, but being a Christian, being a human being, my conviction is that physical force is very rarely the answer. Very rarely, hence my modification of his quote. I am not one who believes in violence. Violence and physical force may be able to stop bodies, but it most certainly cannot stop minds. You can kill people, but you cannot kill ideas. The Pharisees learned that the hard way.  More have risen and fallen because of words, than any have by brute force. Look at Christ. He was not a political leader or empirical ruler, he did not come by armies or physical force, and yet the words He spoke lives on throughout the entire world two thousand years later. At the same time look at the whole of Scripture. Thousands upon thousand of years and it has not only survived, but thrived. People die, ideas do not. We as believers, should be writers, speakers, talkers, thinkers, who takes what we believe and not only articulates those beliefs, but also shares them.


About Chronology of Chris

-In Christ -Student of Life, Theology, Philosophy and Education -Avid reader (C.S. Lewis, Alvin Plantinga, Francis Schaeffer, James Sire, Martin Luther, Luis de Molina, Gordon D. Fee, David R. Anderson, David Kinnaman, Arthur Conan Doyle, Charles Schulz (Peanuts), Bill Watterson (Calvin and Hobbes), Hunter S. Thompson, Douglas Adams, J.R.R. Tolkien, Jean Paul Sartre, Soren Kierkegaard, etc.) -Amateur philosopher -Field researcher for this privilege called life -Defined not labelled -Silly, yet serious -Knowledgeable and experienced -People over facts( facts have their place), souls over figures -More than an "about me" box can contain -His will, not mine
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