Understanding the Spirit of Liberty: The King's Release

liberty from debt and taxes“The rich ruleth over the poor and the borrower is slave to the lender” (Proverbs 22:7). On display in the Louvre museum in Paris is the earliest known legal proclamation in antiquity written in cuneiform on a foundation brick for a local temple. It wasn’t until 1972 that Maurice Lambert was able to translate its inscription. The text says that in 2400 BC Babylonian King Enmetena made a decree. The translation reads, “Enmetena instituted liberty in Lagash. He restored the child to its mother and the mother to her child; he cancelled interest.”

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The Spiritual Reformer

The Spiritual Reformer

 

The Spiritual ReformerThomas Jefferson writing to Colonel Smith about civil disturbances in Massachusetts said, “What country can preserve its liberties if its rulers are not warned from time to time that this people preserve the spirit of resistance?” “Resistance,” the word seems so foreign today. Yet resistance to tyranny and despotism was foundational in the birthing of the Republic. The founders of our nation believed in the God of perfect liberty. When the spirit of bondage slithered into the Colonies something rose in the hearts of the people. That something was the reformer’s spirit.

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Playing God And The Quest For Power

Playing God And The Quest For Power

Man likes playing God. His quest for power leads him into rebellion, corruption, and every evil thing. Scripture declares, “For you shall be as gods knowing (determining for yourself) good and evil.” Because man wants to be a god, determining good and evil for themselves, lawlessness in society increases as the God-man rebels against the “rule of law.”

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Socialism's Utopian Illusion

Socialism's Utopian IllusionSocialism's utopian illusion is sweeping our Western culture. Will socialism destroy the America we have all known? We have heard much about the rise of socialism in our nation. Does socialism affect you? Will it change your life, family, children, work or future? What is socialism? Is socialism an evil thing? Does socialism affect the Church? Should Christians be concerned?

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Battling Demonic Ideology And Radical Terrorism

Battling Demonic Ideology And Radical Terrorism

 

Radical Islam,Leadership, ParisGreat leaders are concerned for those under their care. Pastors have a duty to protect their sheep from false prophets, wolves, and dogs. They also concern themselves with promoting and protecting Biblical truth while guarding the sheep against the encroachment of error. As protectors, providers, counselors, and teachers, Christian leaders deal with these matters every day.

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Manifesting The Kingdom Of God

The KingdomYou already know there is a cultural war going on in the nation. Immorality, the celebration of sin, godless politicians and financial corruption is sweeping the Earth. The devil knows his time is short, and he is throwing everything he can at the Church of Jesus Christ. Sometimes it looks like evil is prevailing. It's not. It's being exposed.

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