Gary expands a bit on a recent article he wrote called “Christians in the Crosshairs,” about the recent exposure of Christian Nationalism.

The passage and enforcement of laws keep most unrighteous people from acting out their unrighteousness because they know that painful sanctions are meted out for law breakers.

This is not to say that all immorality can be curtailed by passing laws or that there should be a law for every unrighteous deed. Even the Bible doesn’t go that far. Prohibition is an example of trying to remedy a lack of self-control through legislation. By biblical standards, drunkenness is a sin (Prov. 20:1; 23:31–35; Rom. 13:13; 1 Cor. 5:11; Eph. 5:18; 1 Thess. 5:7), but there is no call in the Bible to legislate against drinking alcohol.

Our duty as citizens is to see that civil government stays within its jurisdictional boundaries. This is exactly what Paul did when he questioned the authority of a civil official regarding his rights as a Roman citizen (Acts 22:23–30).

But when [the Roman soldiers] stretched him out with thongs, Paul said to the centurion who was standing by, “Is it lawful for you to scourge a man who is a Roman and uncondemned?”

If it was right for Paul to “protest” this single violation of his rights as a Roman citizen, why is it wrong to protest constitutional violations given the fact the Constitution gives us the right to “petition the government for a redress of grievances”?

Restoring the Foundation of Civilization

Restoring the Foundation of Civilization

There are many Christians who will not participate in civilization-building efforts that include economics, journalism, politics, education, and science because they believe (or have been taught to believe) these areas of thought are outside the realm of what constitutes a Christian worldview. Nothing could be further from the truth.

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Gary expands a bit on a recent article he wrote called “Christians in the Crosshairs.” Christian Nationalism has a much longer history than most people realize, although the definition has remained basically the same. In essence, anyone that wants their Christian faith to influence every area of life are suspect and considered to be Christian Nationalists. Gary sets the record straight.

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