Does the Bible oppose abortion? If so, do you know what due penalty it requires?
The Bible makes clear what is required by law in two ways: first, it gives a general principle. Then, it provides case laws. The case laws demonstrate specific applications of general principles in narrow cases to illustrate broader concepts. Continue reading
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Even unbelievers know that God exists — despite how much they try to deny it. When they look around at his creation, he is revealed to them through the glory of his handiwork. As Paul put it, the visible testifies to the existence of the invisible. (Rom. 1:20) In other ways, still, they know the truth in their hearts because they, despite their rebellion, can loosely grasp right and wrong because the work of the law is written on their hearts. Continue reading
Everyone knows what AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) is. But not everyone may be familiar with its history. They may also not know this: it is perhaps the nation’s only politically protected disease.  Continue reading
There are four institutions established in the Bible: the individual; the family; the church; and the state. Each of these institutions has a relationship with God that is described by His covenant with them.
Christians today are generally unfamiliar with the concept of a covenant, and they are also unfamiliar with the importance of God’s covenantal relationship with these four institutions. This article provides a brief summary and outline of them. Continue reading
“Neutrality” is a myth, and this truth of the matter has been made abundantly clear by the very public battle that has erupted over Chick-Fil-A’s recent public confession that they affirm marriage by the only ethical standard that exists: that of the triune God of Christianity.
As one writer said, this is really about Jesus. Continue reading
The word “covenant” is used all throughout the Bible by God to describe His relationship with us. Before He flooded the world, God told Noah “But I will establish My covenant with you; and you shall enter the ark—you and your sons and your wife, and your sons’ wives with you.” (Genesis 6:18)
After the flood, God made a promise to Noah: Continue reading
Our government has undermined, slowly and deliberately, something invaluable: the principle of victims’ rights. While God’s law, as described in the Old Testament, upholds victims’ rights as the basis of its judgments, our humanist, modern law system has reversed God’s requirements and kicked this principle to the curb.
In so doing, it has perverted justice and crushed the hope of the person who falls victim to a crime and is thrust unwittingly into the jaws of the legal system. Continue reading