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 1 of 3

Part 1 of 3 In these next posts I put to you three, of probably many, questions to consider around the contentious issue of governments making laws, and I discuss my thoughts around these questions. The first is, “Which of God’s laws should a government include in their list?” The framework for my consideration is… Continue reading God’s Laws, Government’s Laws and Christianity – Part 1 of 3