Now don’t be fooled again, if you hear of the English conquering in China, don’t go down on your knees and thank God for it, and say it’s such a heavenly thing for the spread of the gospel — it just is not….Hush thy trump, O war; put away thy gaudy trappings and thy bloodstained drapery, if thou thinkest that the cannon with the cross upon it is really sanctified, and if thou imaginest that thy banner hath become holy, thou dreamest of a lie. God wanteth not thee to help his cause. “It is not by armies, nor by power, but by my Spirit, saith the Lord” (“Independence of Christianity”)

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  1. Michael Snow Post author

    “It is not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit, saith the Lord of hosts.” Zech. 4:6

    This verse was on the back cover of the print edition of Christian Pacifism: Fruit of the Narrow Way.

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