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Christian, You are a Pilgrim

July 2, 2015

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There is an unbiblical idea that America is or was a Christian nation. There is no such thing, never has been and never will be. The idea of a “Christian nation” or establishing one through any supposed dominion mandate goes against every biblical reference of God’s people being pilgrims. If such a nation existed, we […]

Two-Kingdom Citizens: How Citizens of Heaven Ought to Live as Citizens of Earth

July 1, 2015

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Having addressed theonomy (here and here), the Law of God, God’s rule over civil magistrates, and the Christian’s obligation to humbly submit to authority, we’ll now take a look at the Christian’s role in the culture, which could not be more essential to understand given the nations’ drunkenness with Babylon’s immorality. It is difficult to […]

Dylann Roof and the Gospel’s Advance

June 21, 2015

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Little did Dylann Roof know that his actions would cause the Gospel to advance. Just think about how much we are hearing the Gospel and Christ’s offer of forgiveness through the media as a result of his actions. When Christians are persecuted, Jesus is made known, and it’s all part of His sovereign plan. Paul […]

God Rules Over All Civil Magistrates

January 12, 2015

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There is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ, who is Sovereign over all, does not cry, Mine! I really appreciate the above quote from Dutch Reformer Abraham Kuyper as it sums up Christ’s reign – over everything. It’s similar to what Dr. RC Sproul has said: […]

The Law of Nature is the Law of God

January 2, 2015

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After a brief “life” interlude, we now return to the series of articles addressing the Law of God and related topics. For the Christian, God’s Law is our rule of life. By grace alone, we love God’s Law and delight in it as it burdens us not (Psalm 1:2, 119:97; Romans 7:22; 1 John 5:3). […]

Sam Waldron on Civil Authorities

October 8, 2014

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I expect my next article on the topic of the Law of God to address Gentile governments and natural law, but as a prelude to that post, I thought it would be helpful to share some conclusions by Dr. Sam Waldron from his helpful lecture series, Theonomy: A Reformed Baptist Assessment. Dr. Waldron’s work is available […]

Thomas Schreiner on Theonomy

September 25, 2014

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The last article on the subject of God’s Law served to be an introductory article to the series, providing a list of resources examining the manifestation of God’s Law under the Old and New Covenants. The primary purpose of this series is to study the definition and application of God’s Law for the Christian under […]

The Law of God, Theonomy, and Pacifism

September 9, 2014

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Theonomy and pacifism are rearing their heads as the United States continues its efforts to build a coalition of nations to destroy the Islamic State. Two weeks ago I offered some recommendations for Christians in how we should be responding to the threat of IS and the impending war. While my position has found consensus with most […]

Dear Presuppositionalist

February 7, 2014

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Dear Presuppositionalist, We may or may not have met before, but as a budding presuppositionalist I share your passion for presuppositionalism as I too believe this apologetic approach is most biblical and most glorifying to our great God and Savior. I also believe it is our duty to declare what God has revealed in Scripture […]

Three Key Points from the ‘Babies Are Murdered Here’ Documentary

January 22, 2014

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Today is the 41st anniversary of Roe versus Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision that has led to the slaughter of 55 million babies in four decades. Today is also the day of the highly-anticipated documentary, Babies Are Murdered Here. What began in 2013 and transitioned into a grassroots movement to call abortion what it […]