Christ taught non-resistance
Matthew 5:39 View context
But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Matthew 26:52 View context
Then said Jesus unto him, Put up again thy sword into his place: for all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword.
Christ taught and practiced physical resistence
Luke 22:36 View context
Then said he unto them, But now, he that hath a purse, let him take [it], and likewise [his] scrip: and he that hath no sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one.
John 2:15 View context
And when he had made a scourge of small cords, he drove them all out of the temple, and the sheep, and the oxen; and poured out the changers' money, and overthrew the tables;