After reading selections from A. W. Pink’s The Sermon on the Mount, I have no problem identifying Pink as a theonomist. There will be some, no doubt who wish to demure from that assessment, as well as others who accuse me of stretching the truth on account of it. But let the record show that […]
Yesterday we covered A. W. Pink’s views of God’s law, particularly that part of the Mosaic judicial code that we view as remaining binding for today. As we saw, Pink’s views agree with those of theonomists who declare that God’s standards of civil justice and punishment are eternal and should be on our books today. […]
This is just a quick note to dispel another unfortunate misrepresentation by the opponents of theonomy. This one is propounded by critic Chris Rosebrough who has only recently come to the subject of theonomy but decided to critique it on his podcast. For those of you who don’t know, Rev. Rosebrough is a pastor in […]
In the 1995 film, Just Cause, Sean Connery plays a law professor who strongly opposes capital punishment. In the opening scene of the film, Connery’s character, Paul Armstrong, is shown debating the issue in front of a packed house. When his debate opponent describes a theoretical situation involving Armstrong’s own family in an attempt to personalize the death penalty rather than keeping it theoretical, Armstrong remains true to his stated convictions, dramatically closing his answer by saying that he "refuses to believe in any government which is willing to trade torture for torture, death for death."