Category Archives: Christians & Politics

The Financial Security & Freedom of Individuals & Nation States

Proverbs 22:7; Deuteronomy 28:12; Deuteronomy 15:5,6 The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender. The LORD shall open unto thee his good treasure, the heaven to give the rain unto thy land in his … Continue reading

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The True Character of War

Isaiah 9:5 Every battle of the warrior is with confused noise, and garments rolled in blood. C. H. SPURGEON (1834-1892): War is ever a cruel thing. JOHN TRAPP (1601-1699): The noise of war drowns the voice of laws. JOHN CALVIN … Continue reading

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Political Science 101 in King Solomon’s University

Proverbs 17:7; Proverbs 14:5 Excellent speech becometh not a fool: much less do lying lips a prince. A faithful witness will not lie: but a false witness will utter lies. CHARLES BRIDGES (1794-1869): This might seem to be a truism, … Continue reading

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The Political Princes of Modern Times

Psalm 146:3; Psalm 118:9; Psalm 40:4 Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help. It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in princes. Blessed is … Continue reading

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Why There Will Always Be Wars in the World

Romans 5:19; I John 2:16; 2 Timothy 3:1-4        By one man’s disobedience, many were made sinners.        All that is in world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is … Continue reading

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Nationalistic Pride & War

Jeremiah 48:29; Zechariah 9:6; 10:11; 11:3; Jeremiah 13:9        We have heard of the pride of Moab, (he is exceeding proud) his loftiness, and his arrogancy, and his pride, and the haughtiness of his heart.        The pride of the … Continue reading

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Christian Citizenship Part 7: The Complete Heavenly Citizen

Hebrews 11:13-16; I Thessalonians 2:12; I Peter 2:17; Ecclesiastes 12:13        [The Old Testament believers] all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them, and embraced them, and confessed … Continue reading

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The Christian Citizen Part 6: His Enduring Obligation of Love

Romans 13:8-10; Matthew 5:44-48        Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law. For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou … Continue reading

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The Christian Citizen Part 5: The Holiness of Heavenly Citizenship

Philippians 1:27; I Peter 2:11; I Peter 1:14-16        Let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ.        Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshy lusts, which war against the soul…As obedient … Continue reading

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The Christian Citizen Part 4: His Duty in Business & Employment

I Thessalonians 4:11,12: Ephesians 6:5-9        Study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you; that ye may walk honestly toward them that are without and that ye … Continue reading

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