Restoring America One County at a Time Chapter 9: National Defense 9.1 National Defense in a Free Society (Part 2) Raising an Army Picking up from our review of the first major passage on preventing the warfare state, the second relevant passage covers both the laws for a militia and for waging warfare, all found […]
Culture through the lens of Scripture
While to today’s mind it presents a nearly radical picture, the biblical teaching on war and military are the only proper place to find foundations for the topic, “National defense in a free society.” Indeed, the biblical direction is so opposite from what we have known and come to accept as normal, that were it not God’s Own Word, many Americans would refuse even to tolerate hearing it for a second. But hear it we must, because change we must.
This is one of the better sermons I’ve heard in a while. No, “Joel Saint” is not my nickname; rather Joel is the pastor of Independence Reformed Bible Church in Morgantown, PA, which hosted the recent Future of Christendom Conference in nearby Reading. This epic Sunday morning sermon provides a powerful warning against personal ego, agenda, sidetracks, […]
Pastor John MacArthur made the following comments about civil unrest in the Middle East: “I just think the upshot of all of this is more instability, more chaos,” the longtime Southern California pastor told The Christian Post in an interview. “I don’t think the future looks good.” He may be right, but he doesn’t really […]
Perhaps one of the most difficult subjects to broach in conservative Christian circles today is the reform of law enforcement and criminal justice. In Gallup polls ranking honesty and ethics in professions, police perennially rank near the top, along with nurses, doctors, and dentists—higher even than clergy on average. (By contrast, the bottom of the […]
Calvin’s Institutes — Family Devotional Edition Lesson 5 God as Revealed in Creation Since the perfection of blessedness consists in the knowledge of God, he has been pleased to manifest his perfections in the whole structure of the universe, that we cannot open our eyes without being compelled to behold him. While his essence is incomprehensible, […]