Recent legislation in the UK would introduce an unprecedented level of state control over the pulpit, ironically undercutting the same “British values” to which they appeal.
The sex-ed curriculum being forced into Ontario public schools should alarm us, but not overwhelm us. There are several godly options to resist and reject such godless teaching.
Contrary to modern notions, true freedom is not the casting off of all restraint, but freedom from the power of sin.
The recent hack of adultery website Ashley Madison is a reminder that sin is never truly hidden.
When we speak of God as Lord and King, we must remember that these are not merely figurehead titles. Christ’s lordship is real and active, and calls all men to account.
Power for power’s sake becomes the only thing of value when a culture abandons God and His word. Even human life becomes merely a means to an end.
Christians must not give in to the temptation to despair in the face of loud, high-profile opposition to God and the Christian faith. The same is true for us as it was with Elisha, that the sovereign Lord is on the throne, and “those who are with us are more than those who are with them” (2 Kgs. 6:16).
Peace, justice and love are defined for us in God’s Word and by His divine character. Therefore there is a right way to seek after these things and we must be careful to discern it by the application of Scripture.
A truly biblical perspective on war and peace rules out the possibility of pacifism.