If you haven’t heard about the recent Statement on Social Justice & the Gospel that was produced by John MacArthur, Phil Johnson, James White, and others, you can read about it here. The issues surrounding this statement are myriad and complex. However, as a Reformed theonomist and Christian Reconstructionist, I’ve found it very interesting to analyze the … More Theonomy, Allistair Begg, and the Statement on Social Justice & the Gospel.
The Eighth Commandment forbids theft. When this law is followed in society, there is justice. When it is disregarded, there is injustice and further theft. … More Thou Shalt Not Steal
Did Jesus abrogate the judicial law? What about his comments on an eye for an eye? Today, we look at this claim. … More Straw men, Jesus, and the judicial law
Many of you have heard about Arnold Abbott, a man who was arrested for feeding the homeless in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This is not the first time something like this has happened in America. These sorts of things are fast becoming the norm in our nation, not the exception. Laws that criminalize good conduct seem … More Decreeing Wicked Decrees
It doesn’t take long for any discussion about God’s Law for society to focus upon specific case laws in the Old Testament. While parallel to the discussion of the general validity of God’s civil Law, discussions about specific laws are usually dealing with slightly different questions and presuppositions. When those who disagree with the general … More A Rioter and a Drunkard: A Look at Deuteronomy 21:18-21