September 19, 2018
In Romans 13:12, Paul said, “The night is almost gone, and the day is near. Therefore let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.” The alarm has sounded, and it is time to get dressed.
September 18, 2018
In Romans 13:11, Paul said we are living in a time when the daylight is about to unveil. The night is almost gone, and the day is about to appear.
September 17, 2018
Some people are “night owls.” Their most productive times are between about 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. They are not able to speak in complete sentences until their fifth cup of coffee around noon.
September 14, 2018
As our country moves further and further away from its Christian foundation, we believers are going to increasingly find ourselves in conflict with the governing authorities. Let me share with you three principles you need to consider before you engage in civil disobedience.
September 13, 2018
In Romans 13, Paul described a government that is fulfilling God’s purpose. He said that citizens should submit to government.
September 12, 2018
In Romans 13, Paul described a good government--a government that is fulfilling God’s purpose. He said that good government instills fear in evildoers and serves as an instrument of God’s wrath.
September 11, 2018
The Bible says that the purpose of government is to establish order. The reason God put governing officials in place is to keep order in the world by punishing evildoers and praising those who do well.
September 10, 2018
It seems that government increasingly intrudes on our lives every day. That governmental intrusion has caused some people to adopt the philosophy of Henry David Thoreau, who said, “I heartily accept the motto,--‘That government is best which governs least.’ . . . Carried out, it finally amounts to this, which I also believe,--‘That government is best which governs not at all.’”