Category Archives: Government

When Is A Divorce, A Divorce?

A couple gets divorced for reasons other than fornication.  In time, one of them remarries, or becomes sexually involved with another.  May the other partner (in that original marriage) now remarry with God’s approval? There are brethren, “conservative brethren,” on … Continue reading

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What Constitutes A God-Approved Marriage? (Part 1)

What constitutes marriage? Jesus taught, “from the beginning of the creation, God ‘made them male and female.’  ‘For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one … Continue reading

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Paying Taxes

This time of the year can be frustrating.  Documents are gathered.  Receipts are gathered and reviewed.  It is tax season. It is a complicated system.  The government favors or incentivizes certain behavior and business.  Can’t we just go to a … Continue reading

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Jesus: King of His Kingdom

This is a Presidential election year.  America is a representative republic, or representative democracy.  There is a system in place for selecting the President, Congressional Representatives, and Senators. What if Jesus was on the ballot?  Would you select Him as … Continue reading

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In The News: Ben Carson

Presidential candidate Ben Carson has raised much controversy by telling Chuck Todd of NBC’s Meet The Press: “I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation.  I absolutely would not agree with that.”  Immediately, some … Continue reading

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So, You’ve Got A Little Power!

In Psalm 82 God addressed the judges of old. He referred to them as “the might,” and even as “gods.” Why are they referred to as “gods”? The word “god” has reference to might, strength, authority, or position. Some have positions of … Continue reading

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Ethics: Government and Citizenship (Part 5)

America is rare. Few countries in the history of the world have afforded so much opportunity to its citizens to select its leaders. This brings much responsibility. It is said that a lady asked Benjamin Franklin “Well, Doctor, what have … Continue reading

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