It seems to me that the Theonomist argument can be boiled down to the following Syllogism: P1) God does not change. P2) If the Law has been abrogated, then God has changed. C) The Law has not been abrogated. The Reformed Libertarian objection is with P2. This is not necessarily true. If the purpose for … Continue reading Undermining the Theonomist Syllogism
"Whoever sheds the blood of man, by man shall his blood be shed, for God made man in his own image." - Genesis 9:6 "...if there is harm, then you shall pay life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, burn for burn, wound for wound, stripe for … Continue reading Against All Prohibitions
Click for more in this series: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 Introduction to Part 2 In my previous article, I began a Review of the practice of spanking from my seemingly unique perspective. I am a Reformed Baptist. I am a Libertarian. As a Reformed Baptist, I believe that the Scriptures clearly teach that spanking is … Continue reading What Is The Goal Of Parenting? Discipleship.
Click for more in this series: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 Introduction I am probably going to get myself in a heap of trouble with this one, so I have to start with a disclaimer: I mean none of this personally. There that ought to about cover it. So I thought I would take a break from my … Continue reading Spoil The Child? No really, the Bible DOES Command Spanking. Here’s What it says
Click for more in this series: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 This is the third installment of my counter series to Adam McIntosh, a man I have been picking on for a couple weeks now. If you are unfamiliar with his work, please visit The Kuyperian Commentary. This article focuses … Continue reading Dividing Moral Law from Civil Law
I read these comments from Al Mohler on Facebook: "The argument for removing polygamy laws was simple: the state has no business legislating morality. But every legislature legislates morality. Every code of laws is a codex of morality. The law is itself inherently and inescapably moral, even irreducibly moral. The law can’t be anything other … Continue reading Legislate Morality?
This is it, I promise!. This post is the fourth and final part in a 4 part series on a Biblical Theology of Human Authority and Civil Government. You will really be lost trying to read this post on its own without the context of the other posts. I strongly recommend getting caught up first. … Continue reading Theology of Human Authority and Civil Government Part 4
Thanks for stopping by. This post is the third part in a 4 part series on a Biblical Theology of Human Authority and Civil Government. I really do not recommend reading this post without first coming to grips with what I have said in previous posts, so please check them out. In Part 1, I … Continue reading Theology of Human Authority and Civil Government Part 3
Hi there. This is Part 2 of a 4 Part series on a Biblical Theology of Human Authority and Civil Government. In Part 1, I laid the groundwork necessary to interact with this discussion adequately, noting that my opponents and I share critical common ground and that we need to properly contextualize Romans 13 if … Continue reading Theology of Human Authority and Civil Government Part 2
This is part 1 of a 4 part series on a Biblical Theology of Human Authority and Civil Government. This first post sets up the latter posts by introducing the topic and then laying some ground work. Please stay tuned for the next installments. Introduction I've found myself roped into several debates lately over political … Continue reading Theology of Human Authority and Civil Government Part 1