The law of God possesses a harmony that comprise a beautiful system—one both corrective and constructive—that works toward achieving an even more beautiful goal.
Should we obey the governments of man over us? Should we obey it if we consider it an 'illegal' government?
Though most sinners do not make the connection between their sins and their adverse circumstances, there is a cause-and-effect principle working in their lives.
Americans love law in principle, but when the law begins to squeeze them and their accustomed lifestyles, it becomes acceptable to ignore the offending law.
Over-emphasis on law produces rigidity and loophole hunters, while over-emphasis on spirit produces emotional imbalance, permissiveness, and lack of structure.
While many people like some of God's laws, they like to pick and choose, preferring a blend of their own preferences with some of God's laws added in.
Protestant theologians have created an artificial divide between mercy and law-keeping, asserting that 'the law of liberty' does away with God's Law.
No part of God's Law has been 'done away'. Jesus came to magnify the law, giving it a far more penetrating, spiritual application. Man flounders without law.
John Ritenbaugh acknowledges that this is not our Father's world and that man's laws, established by "community" mores, are often at cross purposes with God's holy law—laws such as legalized infanticide (abortion) and same-sex 'marriage' (sexual perversion). Consequently, a true Christian cannot become caught up …
Too many feel that they are above the law, but paradoxically, laws proliferate when corruption prevails. We must be subject to all law, God's and man's.
Debate has raged over whether the Ten Commandments monument should be removed. Has anyone bothered lately to read what the Ten Commandments actually say?
Even though they were originally very limited, over time, Federal rules have intertwined with local laws, snuffing out the jurisdiction of local governments.
The Ten Commandments open with the most important, the one that puts our relationship with God in its proper perspective. It is a simple but vital command.
As obnoxious as tyrannical power may seem, we have the obligation to behave lawfully. Even the vilest of leaders has been allowed by God to rule.
Political correctness is a kind of programmed conditioning by progressives to convince people to override their common sense and clear evidence.
American government has so expanded that it requires whole libraries to contain the verbiage of the executive, legislative, and judicial contributions.
Idolatry is probably the sin that the Bible most often warns us against. We worship the source of our values and standards, whether the true God or a counterfeit.
Richard Ritenbaugh, comparing the tax systems devised by human governments with God's offerings, observes that mankind's tax laws are intricate, while God's system of offerings are straightforward. Deuteronomy 16:16 does not specify the exact amount of the offering, but does ask us to make a thoughtful recollection of the …
The real issue in the calendar controversy is not astronomical, but faith in God's sovereignty, providence, and His right to assign responsibility.
We dare not allow anybody to come between God's direct governance and ourselves. Even God's government will not work unless we voluntarily govern ourselves.
God has never given mankind the prerogative to determine whether war is just or not. God has promised to protect us, conditioned on our obedience to our covenant.
John Ritenbaugh focuses upon the topic of exercising ones legal rights, examining scriptures pertaining to the subject, including taking a brother to court, submitting to civil government, paying taxes, responding to lawsuits, and dealing with corrupt court systems and unfair settlements. As Paul (through the brave intervention …
If we are summoned to serve on a jury, how would we respond? Christ has counseled us that we should not condemn lest we be condemned; judgment is His.