Regardless of whether one submits to God, government, or community, self-government is the best means to having a safe, smooth course toward an objective.
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.
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.
American government has so expanded that it requires whole libraries to contain the verbiage of the executive, legislative, and judicial contributions.
God is establishing a spiritual kingdom, with Christ as King, installed at the seventh trump when He will unleash the power of His Kingdom against the world.
There is an ominous phenomenon gripping American culture: the imposition of government control over the way we think and act in the name of 'tolerance'.
If a people turn from righteousness, a natural consequence is greater human oversight in one form or another. This is seen in the world and the church.
Jesus does not want 'serving' through iron-fisted control and ruling by fear, nor does He mean 'benevolently' doing for them what they can do for themselves.
The problem of Nannyism does not lie only with those in authority; the actions of the people may invite the government to assume the people's responsibility.
A culture or a nation that employs the strongman principle of government may have a colorful history, but it will never amount to a truly great civilization.
Character is born out of struggle—out of pitting ourselves against circumstances or our own nature. Without struggle, we will never spiritually develop.
No human government, big or small, centralized or local, will work unless the governed are willing to put aside their self-interests for the good of all.
America has never embraced true Christianity as its dominant faith, nor has it ever really followed Christ, but has instead embraced a counterfeit.
John Ritenbaugh illustrates the perplexing biblical illiteracy of the American people (even in the so-called 'Bible belt') with the news story regarding the 'clergy' who have been instrumental in the passage of 'same-sex' marriages laws in New York. One misguided Presbyterian minister ignorantly applied the passage in Acts 10:15 …
John Ritenbaugh, reflecting that our concept of time is vastly different from God's, indicates that our spiritual pilgrimage (including our participation in the work of God) is largely a matter of faith, not sight. If we see God in the picture, we will not be impatient, but will be carefully evaluating the evidence whether or …
The upcoming Supreme Court appointment could possibly tilt the court in favor of conservatives for the first time in decades.
Despite the often wrong-headed propaganda promoted by the mainstream media, voices of common sense and logic occasionally manage to ascend to power.
John Ritenbaugh, reflecting on the proclivity of standard, carnal human nature installed in every human being, regardless of social class, ethnic group, gender, race, etc., provides an insight as to why revolutions hardly ever succeed. When the so-called 'downtrodden' underclass gets the upper hand, they become a clone of the …