Immediately after assuming his position in the government of Israel, as the successor of Moses, Joshua begins to work toward the obedience of God and the blessing of the people. And the lesser magistrates (officers) immediately attend to Joshua to receive their orders. Joshua could have accomplished little without his officers’ eagerness to execute his commands. Scripture requires us to …
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The Lesser Magistrate
Immediately after assuming his position in the government of Israel, as the successor of Moses, Joshua begins to work toward the obedience of God and the blessing of the people. And the lesser magistrates (officers) immediately attend to Joshua to receive their orders. Joshua could have accomplished little without his officers’ eagerness to execute his commands. Scripture requires us to be subject, not only to “the king as supreme, but to governors as to those that are sent by him” (1 Peter 2:13-14).
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It’s Noble To Be A Pastor, It’s Noble To Be A Civil Magistrate
It is noble to aspire to the office of an overseer in the church, and it is likewise noble to aspire to the office of a magistrate in the civil realm.
Gospel Fruit in Pastors and Congregations
There are very few faithful pastors today. If you’re blessed enough to have one, what should you do?
Did The Early Church In Acts Exasperate Its Members? | Acts 2:46
Was the Early Church being tyrannical towards its members when it “met daily” (Acts 2:46)? Should churches still do this today? Or was this simply a temporary aspect of the inauguration of the Kingdom?
As Tyranny Rises, Christians Must Be Shrewd
There is a difference between sinful deceit and Christian shrewdness.
Are Christian Nationalists About To Have Egg On Our Face?
It’s clear that many within Evangelism aren’t exactly fans of Christian Nationalism. Their strategy to destroy the movement is simple: Draw a straight line from Christian Nationalism to “White” Nationalism. Unfortunately, some misguided Christian Nationalists seem to be making it easy for our opponents. Will Christian Nationalists wind up with egg on our face? What will likely come about over …
“The Lie Of Necessity”
When tyranny abounds, Christians must be all the more diligent to be “innocent as doves and shrewd as serpents.” So is it ever permissible for a Christian to tell a lie? In this sermon, Pastor Joel Webbon teaches on the doctrine of “the lie of necessity.”
Many Calvinists Actually Despise The Sovereignty Of God
It is one thing to salute the doctrine of God’s sovereignty, it is quite another to joyfully submit to God’s sovereign providence as it unfolds in our lives.
A Primer On Christian Government | Conclusion – Part 6 of 6
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 …
A Primer On Christian Government | Theonomy – Part 5 of 6
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 …