Category Archives: history

ON THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PAGANISM AND CHRISTIANITY

Consider the ending of the Declaration of Independence. We, therefore, the Representatives of the united States of America, in General Congress, Assembled, appealing to the Supreme Judge of the world for the rectitude of our intentions, do, in the Name, and … Continue reading

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POLITICS, RELIGION, AND THE EXAMPLE OF CHRIST JESUS — PART 2

Here we continue from Part 1 of POLITICS, RELIGION, AND THE EXAMPLE OF CHRIST JESUS. In Part 1, we examined the political system. In Part 2, we will consider how Jesus threatened that system. When modern Christians reflect upon the … Continue reading

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POLITICS, RELIGION, AND THE EXAMPLE OF CHRIST JESUS — PART 1

One of the pages on this website is Citizenship by Pastor Tim Crater of Woodbridge Bible Church. In his article, Pastor Crater provides excellent and soundly biblical reasons why Christians should participate in the political process. Here I would like to do the same by … Continue reading

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THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN/DEBT CEILING BATTLES — WHAT’S AT STAKE?

As our President and Congress war in Washington D.C., we can easily lose focus on the fundamental issues. “Human interest” stories abound. Instead of focusing what the President and his party and the House Republicans seek to gain, we can … Continue reading

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THE PROBLEM OF GOOD INTENTIONS GONE AWRY

Introducing The Problem The Gainesville Times has an interesting report about a local controversy. Here is how the report, “Water War” (October 2nd edition) begins. The water war pits members of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors from the west … Continue reading

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A TWO-PARTY SYSTEM IN AMERICA?

On the Internet, one thing links to another. So it is that when I read John Boehner’s Compromise (Not So Much) On Obamacare (at Political Realities), I shortly thereafter found myself reading The Democrat Speaker of the House, John Boehner, Is … Continue reading

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WE HAVE STOOD THE DEBATE ON ITS HEAD

When the founders debated the Constitution, what was that debate about? The Constitution Society offers an interesting timeline, Chronology. This timeline allows us to determine when the pro- and anti-Federalist papers were actually published.  Why is that important? Even The … Continue reading

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