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Did The Early Church In Acts Exasperate Its Members? | Acts 2:46

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Scripture: Acts 2:46
Topics: Church History, Submission to Authority, Contributor: Joel Webbon

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?

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Are Christian Nationalists About To Have Egg On Our Face?

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Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:1-58Ephesians 1:22Exodus 20:1-17Romans 13:1-14
Topics: Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority, Doctrine of the Law, Contributor: Joel Webbon

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 …

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“The Lie Of Necessity”

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Scripture: Hebrews 11:23-28
Topics: Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Contributor: Joel Webbon

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.”

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Many Calvinists Actually Despise The Sovereignty Of God

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Scripture: Psalm 16
Topics: Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Contributor: Joel Webbon

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.

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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: Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, 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: Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, 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 History, Church History, Church Polity, Deacons, Elders, Doctrine of the Law, Doctrine of Ecclesiology, Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Contributor: Joel Webbon

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 the Law, Doctrine of Ecclesiology, Doctrine of Creation, Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Marriage, Parenting, Submission to Authority, Contributor: Joel Webbon

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: Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Culture & Politics, Submission to Authority, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, Submission to Authority, Suffering & Persecution, 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, Contributor: Joel Webbon

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 …