Recently, Jake MacAulay of the Institute on the Constitution, shared his opinions on the role of government in an article titled What is the Purpose of Government? In his introduction he states:
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There is a God. Our rights come from Him. The purpose of civil government is to protect and secure God given rights.
Our founding fathers recognized that the role of Christianity in government, with its revolutionary statement, “Love your neighbor as yourself,” was to help people become better citizens, thus resulting in more personal and civil liberty.
The propaganda: civil government cares for all your needs. In fact the lie is promoted that government can provide for all your wants as well.
When Christians disobey government, they must do so based on biblical principles, accept the consequences, and not whine about “suffering for Jesus.”
In the words of John Adams, “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate for the government of any other.”
The condition of Christianity in the Middle East may now be as imperiled as it has been at almost any time in the last 2,000 years. This is particularly true in Iraq.
No government entity has the authority to license, commission, accredit, and certify any Christian ministry–unless said groups go hat in hand asking for state or federal funds.
The preamble to the Constitution reflects both the requirement of effective law and what the people declare to be the first purposes of the government.
In the battle for God’s Institution of Marriage, there has not been much good news, but the problem confronting us has roots going back more than 100 years.
In God’s own time, there will be world government: the kingship of Our Lord Jesus Christ, whose right it is to rule. This is what God’s word teaches us.
Here are a few built-in limitations to government that liberals and other statists will never understand. Their ideology forbids them to accept these as true. Nevertheless, they are.
Statutory law makes clear that the President of the United States has complete authority to enforce immigration law and to protect the American people from threats posed by people from other nations.
How did Trump “persuade” Carrier? Initial news reports including in the Wall Street Journal, say Carrier was promised $7 million in tax breaks.
A truly secular godless government is merely those with the greatest money and power forcing their arbitrary will on the masses.
Here are a few basic principles of reality that are often ignored. They bear repeating. But be warned: you can’t embrace reality and still be a liberal.
All of these, and more, flow naturally, inevitably, from the cockeyed humanist project to set man up in place of God: and for “man” read “government.”
Obama is using the U.S. government to promote sexual deviancy in rural America because progressives always attack and look for ways to expand their control.
Two recent news items provide a glimpse of life in modern America. One is about the growth of the federal government and the other is about the evils of “profiling.”
Google in the White House will be, essentially, an unregulatable company… you can just completely forget about any kind of antitrust legislation being used on Google if there is a Hillary Clinton White House.”
I am so sick of the propaganda. I am so sick of the spin. I am so sick of what passes for news in America today.
Just because someone happens to make it onto the television does not make them an expert. Have you ever asked yourself “how did this talking head get this gig on television?”
Given that the most basic function of any government is to protect its people from those who would harm them, why don’t you protect us from homicidal maniacs who seek to kill us in the name of Islam?
Submitting to evil is the last thing Christians should do in a nation where the people are the governing authorities – as opposed to a nation ruled by kings or emperors.
There are two types of people in this world the takers and the givers. The takers give no thought to the effect their decisions have on others. Consider for example the transgendered bathroom insanity. The elite in Washington don’t care one iota for how it impacts the families of America.
One of the main purposes of government, according to the God of the Bible, is so that the righteous may “…lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.”
Lord of the Rings actor Elijah Woods, claims that numerous “parties” that were “organized” and set up so that innocent, young, naïve actors could be “preyed upon” by the Hollywood elite.
The ease with which people willingly forfeit their precious freedom to become the voluntary slaves of their own government is ignoble and horrifying.
Automobile and traffic experts recently told the government to slow way, way down in its push to put us all into driverless, computer-guided cars.
In fact, federal agencies act as sovereign governments within the government, operating outside the law, kingdoms unto themselves, operating by decree to forward an agenda.
If things for votes sounds like bribery, it’s only because that’s what it is. There is nefarious criminal intent on both ends of the deal.