The Lesser of Two Evils

OUR VIEW OF CIVIL GOVERNMENT will have a major impact on our attitude toward the upcoming elections. Our culture is at a great fork in the road. The Democratic fork will take us to more national debt, greater burdens on business, less personal freedom, and an...

Don’t Trust Civil Government

Martin Luther 1483-1546GALATIANS CHAPTER ONE VERSE FOUR reads, “Who gave himself for our sins to deliver us from the present evil age.” About this verse Martin Luther comments, “Paul calls this present world evil because everything in it is subject to the...

A Theology of Civil Government, Part II, The Fall

Capitol BuildingThis is the second in a series of blogs on a biblical view of civil government. The first blog discussed civil government as it existed at creation. You can find it here. However, Adam and Eve sinned, and sin changed everything. When Adam sinned the...

A Biblical Theology of Civil Government, Part 1

Declaration of Independence     The elections are coming in a few days. These are the most important elections in the last fifty years. Therefore, I thought it important to take a hard look at a biblical theology of civil government.  How should Christians think about...