Justice & Government

Government has a Mandate, and God has the Means

Here are some questions that we occasionally (maybe every 4 years) grapple with: Who to vote for? What are the candidates’ views on key issues? What are my views on these issues? And, most importantly, what is God’s mind on these things? What!? God’s mind!? Who can know that? Fortunately for us, God’s views, His… Continue reading Government has a Mandate, and God has the Means

Justice & Government, Morality

God’s Laws, Government’s Laws and Christianity – Part 3 of 3

Part 3 (go here for part 1 and part 2) Christians should be lovingly frank about the harm people put themselves in when living outside of any of God’s laws. They are all important! And by harm, I don’t mean the punishment that will come their way, but the dangers that a loving God is… Continue reading God’s Laws, Government’s Laws and Christianity – Part 3 of 3

Justice & Government, Morality

God’s Laws, Government’s Laws and Christianity – Part 2 of 3

Part 2 of 3 (go here for part 1) Government has laws so that the people it serves can happily co-exist. Now, imagine God became one of our citizens. What would He want government to legislate? Do we think that He thinks differently now to when He gave laws to His people Israel? Sure, the covenant… Continue reading God’s Laws, Government’s Laws and Christianity – Part 2 of 3