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How many soldiers were at the crucifixion?

Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the governor’s headquarters, and they gathered the whole battalion before him. Matthew 27:27, see also Mark 15:16 A whole band of soldiers mocked and assaulted Jesus at the residence of Pilate during his trial. We are not told exactly how many soldiers were in this band, […]

Can Christians join the military?

There are a number of reasons why Christians cannot join the military, a few of which are given below. 1. Although Christians are to be subject the the authority of the governments of the countries they live in (Rom. 13:1; 1 Peter 2:13-14), Christians are ‘strangers and pilgrims’ in this world (Heb. 11:13-14) and have […]