MacArthur: The Prostitution of Christianity–”My kingdom is not of this world”

CNN LARRY KING LIVE

“God’s Warriors”: Fighters For Faith

Aired August 20, 2007 – 21:00 ET
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[Larry] KING: Is there a danger in some aspects of fundamental Christianity?
[John] MACARTHUR: No, I don’t think there’s any danger in it. I think there’s a danger in the prostitution of Christianity. Jesus said, “My kingdom is not of this world.”
Jesus said to Peter, “Put away your sword.”
There’s nothing in Christianity that calls for any kind of dominant power, national power, government power, takeover, war, none at all. This is about a personal relationship with god through faith in the lord Jesus Christ.
KING: But so many of the fundamentalist Christians are what might be called political hawks, aren’t they?
MACARTHUR: They are. And that is not, in my judgment, a true representation of biblical Christianity.

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