Christian Vows?

I've run across people who say a Christian should never make vows.  They typically quote Jesus' words in Matthew 5:34-37 and/or James' words in James 5:12, texts which seem to say that no follower of Christ should ever swear an oath or make a vow.  Historically, Anabaptists are against any kind of vow. But it's… Continue reading Christian Vows?

Of Lawful Vows

Vows are probably not on the radar of many Christians today.  Perhaps there isn’t a specific reason why we don’t think much about vows, or perhaps we’ve heard of crazy or unbiblical vows which has made us shy away from them altogether.  However, there are proper vows that Christians can voluntarily make to God.  Scripture… Continue reading Of Lawful Vows