What Exactly Does It Mean When Jesus says “I Have Come to Bring a Sword on Earth?”

Jesus famously declared that He had come to bring a sword on earth (Matthew 10:34–39). Now, before you think this only applies to Christians, hear me out.

A sword implies a fight. The wielder of a sword either is the protagonist or the antagonist in a fight. The protagonist in a fight could be the person on side of justice…