Tag: history


Important history

The lesser magistrate doctrine can be seen in action all throughout history. Governments are instituted to protect the people’s lives, liberties and properties. When governments lose sight of this and actually begin to do the opposite it becomes the people’s duty to resist. Moses resisting

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The Magdeburg Confession

The vastly important calling to resist abusive political authorities begins with lower magistrates. God instituted multiple authorities, not just one. When the higher authorities lose sight of their divinely appointed office of protecting life, liberty and property then lower magistrate have the right and duty to resist

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The Destructive Influence of Pietism in American Society

American Christianity not only has no desire to see the law of God fleshed out in American jurisprudence – it is literally incapable of doing so. Christian men of old saw things far differently. They Believed the civil authorities should “kiss the Son, lest He be angry” (Psalm 2:10-12). They understood that the law of God in society was needed, and that civil government was suppose to be a picture of God’s justice and glory in the earth, causing men to consider matters of eternal salvation.

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