“Jesus was a Pacifist” Small Bumper Sticker
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Pacifist Definition : A person who believes violence is not a means of conflict resolution . The pacifist is anti war and has no enemy , but instead sees a human being with needs . With a focus on diplomacy and connection , a pacifist looks for creative and non violent ways to achieve peace whether the conflict is large or small . A pacifist does NOT believe in doing nothing . Doing nothing is not a solution , a true pacifist understands peace comes only through action and to work for peace one must first be peace .
Jesus is Jesus because he did this so well
Quotes of Jesus from the Bible :
Blessed are the Peace makers, for they shall be called the children of God . Matthew 5:9
Matthew 5:9 is from the Sermon on the Mount
But I say unto you, Love your enemies , bless those who curse you, love those who hate you, and pray for those who persecute you . Matthew 5:44
Matthew 5:44 is from the Sermon on the Mount
Put away your sword , for all who take the sword will die by the sword . Matthew 26:52
Matthew 26:52 is in context of Peter cutting off the ear of a Roman soldiers who has come to arrest him.
The Bible quotes Jesus as saying Peace be with you . when he appears to the disciples after his resurrection .
Love your enemies , Jesus is often called the Prince of Peace and is known for teaching compassion and empathy . Jesus Sticker
Jesus is a pacifist because much of his teachings also instruct followers on practical means non violent resistance .
The teaching of non violent resistance made Jesus an enemy of the Roman Empire the religious leaders of the church. Yet even on the cross quotes Jesus , forgive them for they know not what they do . The life of Jesus , his actions of love when he was faced with violence, and his actions of love on the cross make him the definition of a pacifist .
Our anti war stickers are tools for non violent resistance and nonviolent communication . The use of non violent resistance is a real way to work for peace and show compassion.