So while our penal system is identified almost entirely with being locked up behind bars, Israel had a system that provided justice without the phenomenal expense of a system of jails and prisons.
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Women played a vital role in the Bible. When Jesus was arrested, the male disciples forsook Him. Only John and a few courageous women followed Jesus to the bitter end.
Our schools have so often been turned into zones where Judeo-Christian morality is generally not allowed. We are reaping what we have sown by essentially disallowing God in the schools.
If Christian leaders want to preach accurately on immigration, they should first acknowledge that nations are God’s idea, not merely man’s construction, and rewarding illegal immigration harms nations.
There are thousands upon thousands of articles out there giving advice on marriage. Here are my four favorite musings on the beauty of marriage.
Billionaire investor Tom Steyer purchased 535 copies of Fire and Fury so he can have them hand-delivered to every member of the U.S. Congress.
The three pillars of the Christian Faith have always been assailed, but of late, have truly been under direct assault, from within the Church, not just from without.
Various people, whose opinions I don’t respect, tell me I’m ‘a bigot.’ This is because I continue to hold the core beliefs I’ve held for my entire life.
Christian service members must share the Gospel with unbelievers so they can be saved, not support unbelievers to worship their false gods.
Newsweek magazine article dated 27 December 1982 entitled, “How the Bible Made America,” made this revealing statement, “historians are discovering that the Bible, perhaps even more than the Constitution, is our Founding document.”
In the US Armed Forces, Bible-believing military chaplains will be subjected to affliction. Chaplains that believe in the power of the Gospel and put their faith into practice—will be reprehended, reviled, slandered.
The Constitution is invaluable to Christians: It protects the rights of Christian service members to practice their faith, and it protects their right to appeal to God’s Word alone (Sola Scriptura) for their conduct.
He has to be wrong because God promised to preserve His Word. If He did not, then the Bible is untrue, unreliable, and unnecessary.
Just moments ago I was glancing at the opening pages of one of my Bibles and had a quick read of what it says about copyright.
Sanders, shouting until he was red in the face, accused the president’s nominee, Russell Vought, of being an Islamophobe for believing what the Bible says about salvation.
Jesus gave the mandate to His followers, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” upholding that self-love is a necessary part of a balanced and healthy spiritual life.
The question of the so-called gay Christian has been on my mind since my days as a student at Yale Divinity School, a campus abounding with LGBTQ people.
He seemed proud of it: too clever, he, to believe that the Bible is anything but a lot of old, cobwebby, made-up stories about things that never happened and people who never lived.
The majority of those who fomented the American Revolution were not informed by Sacred Scripture, but by the philosophers of the Enlightenment.
We start with a ‘Christian mommy blogger’ who becomes the idol and oracle of millions, writes a New York Times best-seller, makes boxcar-loads of money–and then ‘marries’ another woman.
Why is a Christian respecting beliefs that are false? In today’s society such statements roll off the tongue almost without thought.
More than half of all adults—including 20 percent who say they are not religious—absolutely believe a guardian angel has protected them during their life.
Now is not the time for Christians to surrender. We have biblical authority to challenge false teaching and prevent our children from being led into sin.
Many immigration advocates point to biblical commands to love the foreigner (Leviticus 19:34), and care for those different than us (Luke 10:25-37).
People of good will can disagree on immigration policy. Christians may disagree among themselves on what to do. Those on various sides of different discussions should work out how their religious beliefs apply to their position.
The issues we face as a nation can be directly traced back to a lack of fathers. As a matter of fact, Scripture is clear that the land “suffers a curse” when fathers turn their hearts away from home.
When first hearing that story I thought to myself, “You know, it’s really only Christians who can authoritatively talk about a ‘plan of history.’”
One thing is certain, if the Scriptures on marriage and divorce were fully taught and acknowledged, it would create more serious consideration before marriage, and would be a great deterrent to divorce.
News reports are featuring famous athletes, actors, and pop-stars being asked about abortion and gay-marriage. Often, they criticize Christians: Doesn’t the Bible say ‘judge not’?
More millennials agreed with Karl Marx than the Bible when asked to compare the two! Only 53 percent agreed with 2 Thessalonians 3:10 — “If any would not work, neither should he eat.”