Making sure your family is safe is priority #1! After that different situations call for different actions. You're no good to your family dead. Living to fight another day is never a bad thing!!!!
Psalm 82:4 Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.
Isaiah 53:5 But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.