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Are Conservative Christians Taking a Turn Toward Socialism?

Here’s one reason I’m on social media:

To fight the growing trend of socialism among so-called conservative Christians.

Consider the rapid decline of “First Things,” a website that calls itself “America’s Most Influential Journal of Religion and Public Life.”

Social Justice and Scripture: Untie the Knot Pt.4

Over the next several posts I’m going to answer: “What is my exact position on government?”

These posts focus on my conclusions. Later I’ll explain the reasons behind them, but right now I want you to see where I’m going.

In broadest terms, the government’s role is twofold:

To judge between people who claim wrong has been done and to marshal the people in times of war.

Social Justice and Scripture: Untie the Knot Pt.19

According to Scripture, what is justice? Or what is judgment? (They are often interchangeable.)

Judgment always involves stopping and punishing a wrong-doer. That is the common feature when Scripture speaks of it. If no one stole from another or harmed another, there would be no need for society to provide judgment or justice. The need arises because men initiate force. Someone must judge between conflicting parties to prevent a feud.

What Can Anyone Do?

Looking at the moral state of our society, I groan: “What can anyone do?”

Like the kings in the days of Israel and Judah, we have more wicked rulers than good ones. Even our good rulers never manage to remove the “high places” of child sacrifice, because the hearts of the people are wicked.

Our country’s greatest wickedness is its treatment of unborn children.

In the past two weeks it has come to light that Planned Parenthood sells the parts of aborted babies for around $300 a piece. The third video came out July 28th, with more to follow, apparently at weekly intervals for the next two months.

I’ve followed this story and worked to make it known. I’ve called others to do the same.

How To Give a Perfect Answer Pt. 5

“Don’t Make It Rude”

When words are many, transgression is not lacking,
But whoever restrains his lips is prudent.
-Proverbs 10:19

This is the last of five posts asking, “How can I be more mature when I talk to people online?”

Abraham Lincoln teaches us about maturity and immaturity in communication.