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How Is It that We Obey?

There is an idea that has circulated among different Christian groups through different times and ages. It involves the question of how it is that we obey and also then how we do good works. The Christians who hold to this idea commendably exert great emphasis on the importance of grace and the importance of […]

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The Meaning of Necessary Good Works

You have always been taught that good works are necessary. What does “necessary good works” mean? Those who promote error give the word necessary just their one meaning that is often the first meaning listed in many dictionaries. We are called sometimes to explain the proper meaning of terms that have been corralled into one […]

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Christian Patriarchy Life

The Christian Patriarchy (CP) lifestyle was born in the home school movement during the 1980s as a reaction to the increasing worldliness of the church world that the people were a part of. Aside from promising to improve society so that it can be a fit place to rear up future Christian generations, their form […]

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Goodwill

“the good will of Him that dwelleth in the bush” -Moses “with good will doing service as to the Lord!” -Paul “on earth peace, in men good will” -The Heavenly Host Christian, recovering from the set-back caused him by following Mr. Worldly-Wiseman’s counsel, went on once more in The Way with haste, heeding no one. […]

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Christian Patriarchy

Christian Patriarchy is a philosophy on how one should live as a Christian. It is a moralism that leads to elitism. It is also a political force. Its political and theological ideas are grown from the teachings of the reconstructionist, postmillennialist Rousas Rushdooney. He desired to re-establish America as a “nation under God” by having […]

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Patriarchy From Athens to Today

It may be one’s lot in life to live in the midst of a patriarchal society. Many converts in the New Testament did. Does patriarchy exist today? The roots of Christian patriarchy follow out of the world’s patriarchy, so it is good to trace its path. Last time we saw that Aristotle’s ideas dominated society […]

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Patriarchy

Doug Phillips, Doug Wilson, R. C. Sproul Jr., Steven Wilkins, Bill Gothard, the late Rousas Rushdooney and others are involved with the promotion of the ideal of Christian patriarchy. They did not dream patriarchy up by themselves. To understand their Christian patriarchy we need to look at patriarchy as the world defines it because these […]

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God’s Controversy with Israel (7)

III. The Warning to Judah Against Apostasy and Judgment B. Avoid Profane Swearing 1. As swearing trivially, rashly, falsely, deceitfully            “Do not swear, ‘Yehovah hay’” i.e. Jehovah lives! Or Jehovah is living!  What is forbidden here is the not using God’s name as required, i.e., not exalting His good name alone.  One may not […]

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God’s Controversy with Israel (5) Hosea 4

II.  B.  All the land ruined with pollution (3) “Therefore shall the land mourn, and every one that dwelleth in it shall languish, with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of the heavens; yea, the fish of the sea also shall be taken away.” Here read Joel 1:9-13: “Therefore”—because of all those […]

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God’s Controversy with Israel (4) Hosea 4:11

“Whoredom and wine and new wine take away the heart.”  There is a definite connection between drunkenness and whoredom, both corporeally and spiritually.  See Prov. 23:20, 27-35.  Wine may lawfully be used as a medicine.  I Tim. 5:23.  But taken to excess (Eph. 5:18), wine acts upon the body as a poison.  Deut. 32:33; Prov. […]

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