“He teacheth my hands to war; so that a bow of steel is broken by mine arms.”--2 Samuel 22:35 Over the centuries most conservative Christian theologians have taught that the existence of a military force can be justified if certain factors are involved. Augustine developed a specific list of reasons to justify warfare in particular,… Continue reading A Soldier for the Sovereign
The Heart, Talk, and Actions of AN AUTHORITARIAN Vs. President Donald J. Trump “When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan.” –Proverbs 29:2 (NIV) When President Trump is accused by CNN news commentators, and other outlets of being like Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, and other authoritarian rulers, Conservative Christians… Continue reading Is President Donald J. Trump Like Adolf Hitler?
“Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled” (Matt. 5:6). The June 19, 1989, issue of Time magazine told the story of the revolt against Communism in China. In particular there was one man who, for a brief shining moment, literally stood against an army in Tiananmen Square.… Continue reading Blessed are Those Who Hunger and Thirst
The primary goal of every Christian is to be righteous before God. “But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you” (Matt. 6:33). The word for “first” is protos, and means “chief”, or foremost in importance, and not first in a sequence of events.… Continue reading A Righteousness That Exceeds That Of The Pharisees