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.
If we govern ourselves, God will take care of us. Government of any kind will not work unless people govern their own nature. Self-control enables us to show love.
Only those who are governable will be allowed to govern with God. No government will work without each individual submitting in his area of responsibility.
For us to take on the glory of God, we must have the same kind of access to the Father as Christ did, taking on the responsibility of behaving like His sons.
Our attitude toward government must be one of submission. The church cannot perform its function without the cooperation of the carnal civil governments.
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.
The calculated Hebrew calendar reflects God's faithfulness in providing His children a reliable calendar. Concocting one's own calendar is presumptuous.
Richard Ritenbaugh, reflecting upon his experience of viewing President Trump's motorcade, analyzes Peter's comment in I Peter 2:17: Honor all people, love the brotherhood, fear God and honor the king. If we are in harmony with the ideals and policies of the leader, we find it easy to follow Peter's admonition. Conversely, we …
When the fifth commandment is neglected, respect for leadership and authority erodes, lowering quality of life, and ultimately, length of life too.
Solomon makes the subject of deference a major part of Ecclesiastes 8. Christians must always strive to see God behind those in power over us.
Seeking our will at the expense of the group makes conflict inevitable. Society work only when everyone submits to one another in the fear of Christ.
Socialism is a denial of law, resulting in the masses to plundering the productive. When agitators convince people of their victimhood, they unleash mob rule.
John Ritenbaugh, reiterating the warning of the apostle Paul that evil company corrupts good habits, warns us that the desire to sin is highly contagious and is a deadly, communicable disease. Because the world we inhabit swims in sin, we have the obligation to become a thinking people, voluntarily choosing God's purpose for …
Conscientious objection to military action requires exercising mature faith, involving submission, loyalty, dedication, and conscientious obedience to God's Law.
The Bible has a great deal to say about honor and whom we should honor. Here are some difficult but necessary lesson in honor.
We cannot turn the teaching of our children over to others, but instead must train and educate them to become productive citizens in the Kingdom of God.