Jerry Falwell, one of the "Christian Coalition" preachers who is a close advisor to Bush, wrote an article in January 2004 entitled "God is pro-war" http://worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?article_id=36859 Using quotes entirely from the Old Testament, Falwell presents the tribal God of the Hebrews, who helped them escape from Egypt, and then to conquer Canaan in a series of bloody battles.
The book of Joshua, wherein the Hebrews invaded Canaan, is a record of one of the cruelest campaigns ever undertaken. Thirty-one tribes were conquered, their cities burned, their kings murdered, and their people either exterminated or enslaved. The god of that time insisted on genocide, of every man, woman and child.
This is the god invoked by Bush to justify the slaughter of 100,000 Iraqis, and presumably, the nuking of Iran, which is in preparation.
Psalm 85: 8I will hear what God the LORD will speak: for he will speak peace unto his people.
The New Testament is all about making peace.
Luke 2:14 Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.
The prophets foresaw His reign as the establishment of peace.
Zechariah 9:10 And I will cut off the chariot from Ephraim, and the horse from Jerusalem, and the battle bow shall be cut off: and He shall speak peace unto the heathen: and His dominion shall be from sea even to sea, and from the river even to the ends of the earth.
Jesus was a warrior, but a spiritual warrior. The following quote is sometimes used to say He advocated war:
Matthew 10:34 Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword.
Revelation 2:16 Repent; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will fight against them with the sword of my mouth.
Jesus used his tongue as a weapon, insisting on the truth and denouncing the hypocritical rulers, the Pharisees, every chance He got. He pioneered
the use of nonviolent direct action, healing on the Sabbath in defiance of custom, consorting with prostitutes and tax gatherers, overturning the tables of the money changers in the Temple.