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The True History Of Thanksgiving & The Gay GOP Senators Who Dishonor It

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Scripture: Ephesians 1:20-23
Topics: Christian Contentment, Culture & Politics, Marriage,
Contributor: Joel Webbon

In this episode of Theology Applied, Pastor Joel Webbon welcomes Steve Deace (from the Blaze Network) back on the show. Steve carefully explains the true origins of Thanksgiving Day. Then Steve and Joel turn to the disgraceful decision of 12 GOP senators who recently voted to codify Obergefell into law, leaving Christians completely vulnerable to the Spirit of the Age. This episode is fire. Buckle up. 

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The True History Of Thanksgiving & The Gay GOP Senators Who Dishonor It

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Scripture: Ephesians 1:20-23
Topics: Christian Contentment, Culture & Politics, Marriage, Christian Contentment, Culture & Politics, Marriage,
Contributor: Joel Webbon

In this episode of Theology Applied, Pastor Joel Webbon welcomes Steve Deace (from the Blaze Network) back on the show. Steve carefully explains the true origins of Thanksgiving Day. Then Steve and Joel turn to the disgraceful decision of 12 GOP senators who recently voted to codify Obergefell into law, leaving Christians completely vulnerable to the Spirit of the Age. …

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A Primer On Christian Government | Conclusion – Part 6 of 6

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Scripture: Ephesians 1:15-23Romans 13:1-7
Topics: Christian Contentment, Culture & Politics, Marriage, Christian Contentment, Culture & Politics, Marriage, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority,
Contributor: Joel Webbon

When were all of these governments established by God? They were established at Creation in the Garden of Eden before sin entered the world. The fall of man affected the way these governments function, but it did not create them. May these governments decide to take on new assignments or jurisdictions? No, because these governments derive their authority from the …

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A Primer On Christian Government | Theonomy – Part 5 of 6

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Scripture: Ephesians 1:15-23Romans 13:1-7
Topics: Christian Contentment, Culture & Politics, Marriage, Christian Contentment, Culture & Politics, Marriage, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority,
Contributor: Joel Webbon

What is the sphere and assignment given by God to the civil government? The sphere and assignment given by God to civil government is punishing criminals, establishing good order and justice in society through equal weights and measures, and praising the righteous. Does the Bible require a particular form of civil government? The Bible allows for some flexibility and freedom …

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A Primer On Christian Government | Ecclesiology – Part 4 of 6

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Scripture: Ephesians 1:15-23Ephesians 5:22-33
Topics: Church Polity, Deacons, Elders, Doctrine of Justification, False Doctrine, Doctrine of Ecclesiology, Christian Contentment, Culture & Politics, Marriage, Christian Contentment, Culture & Politics, Marriage, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority,
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What is the sphere and assignment given by God to church government? God has given church government the Great Commission and authority over Christian worship. What is the means God has given to the church to carry out the Great Commission and Christian worship? God has given the church the Word and the Sacraments to carry out the Great Commission …

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A Primer On Christian Government | Patriarchy – Part 3 of 6

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Scripture: Ephesians 1:15-23Ephesians 5:22-33Ephesians 6:1-4
Topics: Doctrine of Justification, False Doctrine, Doctrine of Ecclesiology, Doctrine of Creation, Christian Contentment, Culture & Politics, Marriage, Christian Contentment, Culture & Politics, Marriage, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Marriage, Parenting, Submission to Authority,
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What is the sphere and assignment given by God to family government? God has assigned the dominion mandate to families as well, with the particular tasks of providing for the basic nurture, health, welfare, and education of individuals in the household. Who are the magistrates of the family? Ordinarily, God gives husbands and fathers primary authority and responsibility for the …

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A Primer On Christian Government | Dominion – Part 2 of 6

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Scripture: Ephesians 1:15-23
Topics: Christian Contentment, Culture & Politics, Marriage, Christian Contentment, Culture & Politics, Marriage, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Marriage, Parenting, Submission to Authority, Culture & Politics, Resisting Temptation, Submission to Authority,
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What is the sphere and assignment given by God to individuals in self-government? God has graciously assigned the dominion mandate to all human beings which is part of what it means to be made in God’s image. What is the Dominion Mandate? The Dominion Mandate is found in Genesis 1:28 and it is the command and blessing, with the corresponding …

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A Primer On Christian Government Part 1 of 6

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Scripture: Ephesians 1:15-23
Topics: Christian Contentment, Culture & Politics, Marriage, Christian Contentment, Culture & Politics, Marriage, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Marriage, Parenting, Submission to Authority, Culture & Politics, Resisting Temptation, Submission to Authority, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority,
Contributor: Joel Webbon

BONUS EPISODE: Where does all authority and power come from? All authority and power in heaven and on earth originates in the Triune God and has been given to the Lord Jesus Christ. If all authority is from God, what kind of authority can humans have? Because all authority is from God, all human authority is delegated and limited. What …

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Jesus Christ | Lord of ALL, Savior of SOME

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Scripture: Ephesians 1:22Ephesians 5:1-33Hebrews 1:1-3Hebrews 1:4-14John 10:11-18
Topics: Doctrine of Justification, False Doctrine, Doctrine of Ecclesiology, Doctrine of Creation, Doctrine of the Son,
Contributor: Joel Webbon

Jesus is not a “universal savior,” he laid his life down exclusively for the Church (John 10, Ephesians 5). However, Christ is most certainly a “universal lord.” Jesus is Lord of all, including the non-elect.

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What Does Separation of Church and State Really Mean?

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Scripture: Ephesians 1:22Ephesians 5:23-25
Topics: Church Polity, Deacons, Elders, Church History, Christian Contentment, Culture & Politics, Marriage, Christian Contentment, Culture & Politics, Marriage, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Marriage, Parenting, Submission to Authority, Culture & Politics, Resisting Temptation, Submission to Authority, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority, Culture & Politics, Sanctity of Life, Submission to Authority,
Contributor: Joel Webbon

Perhaps you’ve heard it said, “Christ, not Caesar, is head of the Church.” Almost all Christians would wholeheartedly agree. But what if I said, “Christ, not Caesar, is also head of the State?” A statement like that would make most Christians cringe. This is because the vast majority of Christians fundamentally misunderstand another important statement: “Separation of Church and State.”