John Ritenbaugh, continuing his commentary entitled "A Government to Fear," reiterates that the secular-progressives have had great success demanding that the civil courts rebuke people acting on matters of conscience, while at the same time they are destroying school prayer, removing replicas of the Ten Commandments …
When pastors abandon their responsibility to uphold God's Law, government steps in to fill the gap, basing its decisions on humanism rather than true morality.
Feminism has been growing in strength through Western culture for more than a century, leaving its despoiling mark on the family, the workplace, and society in general. Mike Ford, commenting on research done by author Erica Komisar, explains that the facts indicate that children - and society as a whole - function better when …
January 22, 2006, marked the 33rd anniversary of the United States Supreme Court's decision on Roe v. Wade, which made the killing of unborn children a legal right. ...
Does God have something against women? On the contrary, the sexes are equal, and distortions of Scripture such as 'gender neutral' Bibles are unnecessary.
Boys are getting a bad rap in America these days. Richard Ritenbaugh shows from the Bible that the Old Testament prophets predicted just such a trend at the end time.
Mike Ford, citing James Taranto's article on The Politicization of Motherhood, showcasing a book written by Psychoanalyst Erica Komisar, a work which ironically has received praise from conservatives and scorn from her fellow liberals, offers empirical evidence that mothers are crucial in developing the baby's nervous system …
The media portrays conservatives as 'science deniers,' yet proclaims that gender is not a matter of observable, testable biology. Who is denying science?
The family structure, with assigned orders of responsibility (not orders of importance implying superiority or inferiority), is paramount to God's plan.
What are the causes—moral, social, and technological—behind the new demographic realities? Perhaps more importantly, what will be their consequences? Charles Whitaker spotlights the value of children to society—one that is increasingly ignored in this age of materialism.
In marriage, loyalty, trust and subjection are demanded of both partners. If we are not loyal to God and life, we are automatically subject to Satan and death.
It is no longer primarily a man's world, and God's Word has a great deal to say about a society when feminism rules the day.
The feminist movement has taken a heavy toll on the importance of motherhood to our society. For instance, feminists encourage mother to return to work as soon after childbirth as possible, leaving the baby in the care of a daycare center. Mike Ford focuses on the politically charged rhetoric of leading feminists that demonizes …
Biblically ordained marriage roles are at odds or in conflict with cultural expectations, especially the influences of radical feminism and postmodernism.
Spiritually, male and female have equal potential. Rights and legalities are far less important than spiritual development, subject to God-ordained gender roles.
John Ritenbaugh, focusing upon Proverbs 15:23 and Proverbs 25:11, referring to the timing and purpose of words, suggests that the principles could also be applied to evil communications. Satan's few lying words motivated Adam and Eve to sin, acts which have impacted all of humanity until now (except for Jesus Christ). The …
The transition from girlhood to womanhood has been made difficult because of impossible societal demands requiring young women to become sexy supermodels.
Under the best of conditions, marriage takes work to make it succeed. Next to baptism, marriage is the most important decision we could ever make.
Although men have no moral or mental advantages over women, God has commissioned them to actively lead, providing security and stability to family and society.
Mike Ford, describing a picture of a fox hiding in the middle of a group of bloodhounds, with the caption, "When in trouble, try to blend in," compares this picture to the results of a Barna poll stating that 59% of 'Christians' do not believe in Satan. Hollywood and the 'progressive' media have done a good job of …
Radical feminism has tried to empower one gender by disabling and marginalizing the other gender, creating a pathological, dysfunctional society.
Gender-neutral language in Bible translations is a spill-over of radical feminism, which also endorses goddess worship and other non-Christian practices.
According to God's vision of the institution of marriage, when man and wife follow the rule of submission and sacrificial love, patriarchy is a blessing.
Psalm 75 reveals that God both promotes and removes individuals from positions of power and He has the final say as to how power will be administrated.
With populations around the world in decline, how will governments and businesses maintain the present standard of living? Charles Whitaker reveals that their solution, hinted at in the sudden surge in biotechnology, resides in technology discovering a brave new world.
God ordained marriage and the family for the physical and spiritual growth and nurturing of children. God's goal is a Family composed of mature spirit beings.
Of the things God says He hates, including pride and hands that shed innocent blood, nothing seems to be more disgusting than the American abortion industry.
Masculine leadership is demonstrated by men who embrace God's commandments, love and protect their wives, and instill a love of God's truth in their children.
Even though feminist leaders have attacked the Bible for allegedly denigrating and demeaning women, God's Word emphasizes the honor and dignity of women.
Universal in scope, the Edenic Covenant introduces God to mankind as his Creator and establishes the way human beings are to relate to Him and the creation.
John Ritenbaugh continues his expose of Karl Marx, described as the angry, belligerent, dark fellow from Trier, a man who was possibly possessed by Satan himself, who wrote an extremely caustic and pathogenic document, "The Communist Manifesto," characterized as socialism on steroids, a document which calls for the …
John Ritenbaugh observes that, even though Western (Israelitish) governments are comparatively less tyrannical than their Gentile counterparts, they too have their ways of establishing influence over the populace. Gentile governments have historically exterminated more human beings than have disease or natural causes combined. …
The family is under savage attack, with more and more children born out of wedlock. With the destruction of the family, we are witnessing the death of the U.S.
The Bible emphasizes marriage as the primary bond of society. The purpose for the marriage relationship is to depict the marriage of Christ and His bride.
As a nation, we have rejected wisdom in favor of foolishness, bringing about major calamities: famines, pestilence, earthquakes, cosmic disturbances.
Austin Del Castillo, asking us what we would do to receive the approbation "the friend of God" as did father Abraham, reminds us that, as the affianced Bride of Christ, we do have this distinction "right out of the gate." God the Father has called many to be the bride, but only a relative few have been …
The Seventh Commandment—prohibiting adultery—covers the subject of faithfulness. Unfaithfulness devastates many aspects of family and society life.
Martin Collins warns that we ought not to let our cultural understandings run interference with God's teaching on marriage, plainly taught in the Scripture. In Ephesians 5:22, we see an injunction that marriage partners must submit to one another in the fear of the Lord. Even though wives are enjoined to submit to their …
Most families in God's church have a functional father, but even so, extremes of leniency and overbearing strictness do not make an ideal father.
We must be willing to allow God to make changes in our thinking, even when those changes discomfort the beliefs to which we have acclimated ourselves.
John Ritenbaugh, in his exposé of philosophers who have impacted culture generally and education specifically, focuses on the writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson, America's foremost practitioner of Transcendentalism and Pantheism, philosophical viewpoints somewhat akin to those mentioned in Romans 1:20 and Psalm 19, which suggests …
To destroy the concept of home is to destroy the nation or church. The centrality of the family or household is the heart of the church and the nation.