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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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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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Ethics: Government and Citizenship (Part 4)

This world is filled with evil, and it can be a very dangerous place. April 04, 1965: U.P.I. reported, “For the past 5,500 years, the world has known only some 300 years of peace. Since 3,600 B.C, there have been … Continue reading

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Ethics: Government and Citizenship (Part 3)

Governments pass laws. Ideally, the purpose of these laws should be for society to have greater peace, protection, and order. Some of these laws concern non-Biblical issues (example: traffic laws). Such laws, when passed, do become laws which God expects … Continue reading

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Ethics: Government and Citizenship (Part 2)

Man living in what John Locke has described as “the State of Nature,” that is man living without earthly government has great freedom. He is amenable to God’s law. He, in certain relationships, is to be in subjection to others: … Continue reading

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Ethics: Government and Citizenship (Part 1)

Man could live without earthly governments. It likely would be chaotic. John Locke has written, “Men living together according to reason, without a common superior on earth, with authority to judge between them is properly the State of Nature. But … Continue reading

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