Good Governments Make Hypocrites

“Difference of opinion is advantageous in religion.  The several sects perform the office of a Censor morum over each other.  Is uniformity attainable?  Millions of innocent men, women, and children, since the introduction of Christianity, have been burnt, tortured, fined, imprisoned; yet we have not advanced one inch towards uniformity. What has been the effect […]

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Sticks and Stones…

Thomas Jefferson is tagged with originating the corrosive fallacy, “The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others.  But it does me no injury for my neighbour to say there are twenty gods, or no god.  It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.”  John Leland, influential preacher […]

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Baptized Anarchy

No longer does authority come from God to the government to the people, but rather authority comes from God to the people to the government…All authority under the Constitution is placed upon ‘We the people.’ —Rafael Cruz, father of Sen. Ted Cruz Immutable.  Some social relations are not liable to change.  They are fixed, by […]

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The Weakness of the Religious Right

While our National government was not formed explicitly Christian, each and every colony which comprised it was, thus explicit Christianity is the root from which the National tree sprang. That said, in seeking to fight a war for religious freedom using the weak weapon of legislation, the “Religious Right” is disavowing its greatest weapon, which […]

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Theocracy

Theocracy is commonly defined as “a form of government in which God or a deity is recognized as the supreme civil ruler.”  This definition makes a Theocracy dependent on recognition by the governed.  According to Scripture, however, all governments are Theocracies.  Psalm 22:28 states, “For the kingdom is the Lord’s and He rules over the […]

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Smackdown

Get ready for the smack down How ya gonna react When ya put on ya back now —TFK, “Smackdown” Sodom and Gomorrah was a death spiral. The popularity of their ultimate doom tends to obscure the fact that these human cities took time to implode.  The wrath of God poured out in the form of […]

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