The Choice Of Humility, How To Make It, And The Benefits of Making It

I saw a quote from Charles Spurgeon the other day that was posted by some reformed social media account. What follows is a summary. “If someone speaks ill of you don’t be upset. You are far worse than he has said.” This morning in my reading in the Imitation of Christ I read Thomas a’ Kempis’ … More The Choice Of Humility, How To Make It, And The Benefits of Making It

On Being A Christian Statesman Part 8 The Civil Ruler: Approver of Good & Terror to Evil Lesson 2

  In our last blog we discovered that Civil rulers are not free to make up their own version of what is right and what is wrong. Moral law is not in flux but it is fixed. Some may say, “That is well and good for nations with and extensive Christian witness, but what about … More On Being A Christian Statesman Part 8 The Civil Ruler: Approver of Good & Terror to Evil Lesson 2

On Being A Christian Statesman Part 8 The Civil Ruler: Approver of Good & Terror to Evil Lesson 1

In our previous blog we discussed the civil ruler’s role as the servant of God who carries out God’s wrath on the wrong doer. The civil ruler, according to the Apostle Paul is not to be “a terror to good conduct, but to bad.“(Romans 13:3a) Those that do good are to receive “his approval, for … More On Being A Christian Statesman Part 8 The Civil Ruler: Approver of Good & Terror to Evil Lesson 1

On Being A Christian Statesman Part 7 The Basic Civil Arrangement

In our previous blogs in this series we have established two main points. That God instituted civil government in Genesis 9:6, it was not created by human ingenuity. That God continues to approve of civil government and calls the civil ruler(s) “the servant of God” in Romans 13:4. Now let’s conclude theses introductory topics of … More On Being A Christian Statesman Part 7 The Basic Civil Arrangement

C. S. Lewis and “What Lies Behind The Law”

A small group of us from Solomon’s Porch meet each Thursday morning @ 5:30 AM to discuss a book. In the past we’ve discussed Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s, “Life Together” and Harry Blamires, “The Christian Mind.” Currently we are reading, “Mere Christianity” by C. S. Lewis together. I (Jeremy) personally read this book many years ago. It … More C. S. Lewis and “What Lies Behind The Law”