Tag: government

Injustice and Wealth

If you see the extortion of the poor, or the perversion of justice and fairness in the government, do not be astonished by the matter. For the high official is watched by a higher official,Continue reading

Economic Distress

The news coming out of Wall Street is quite dire. Some large investment banks are faltering. Insurance companies are in trouble. The government feels compelled to intervene. Uncertainty reigns. The stock market loses value. OtherContinue reading

Institutional Power

We often speak of people and power in terms of individuals and the authority God has given to them: over their individual lives, in their responsibilities as parents, children, spouses, among friends and associates, inContinue reading

Political Libertarianism

It is said that the two subjects to avoid in polite conversation are religion and politics. Furthermore, within Christianity, there is often an understandable desire to transcend the politics of the day. Politics, by theContinue reading

The American Gospel

In a world darkened by superstition a bright light began to shine across the seas: men motivated by faith and freedom sought to build a republic based on human rights and Christian faith. This republicContinue reading

Freedom in Christ Jesus

For ye, brethren, were called for freedom; only use not your freedom for an occasion to the flesh, but through love be servants one to another (Galatians 5:13). Few principles receive greater esteem and worshipContinue reading

Finding True Security

The Western world is saturated in anxiety. Everyone seems to be afraid of something; people keep speaking past each other, fearing what they fear while not perceiving what those opposed to them fear. Politicians workContinue reading

The Christian and His Government

Ever since Jesus proclaimed the coming Kingdom of God, His followers have sought to make sense of how they are to relate to the earthly governments under which they live. How should Christians view theirContinue reading