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Kingdom Men Kingdom Law
September/October 2013

Kingdom Men and Kingdom Law

By Mark R. Rushdoony

The use of lordship, kingdom, and law also once carried very negative connotations, for the experience of the ancient world with these things was almost universally a negative one. Law was arbitrary and served the interests of the few. Political order was to serve the king; individuals mattered little. When God by grace rescued the Hebrews from Egyptian despotism, one of His first provisions for their future blessing was the giving of the law. It constituted a grace in itself, the gift of a law that represented not the arbitrary and abusive will of a political-religious oligarchy, but the justice system of a merciful God.

Reinventing Leadership

By Martin G. Selbrede

At the invitation of attorney Jerri Lynn Ward, I had an opportunity to speak to a small group of liberty-minded citizens in Austin, Texas, on…

The Seminary and the Death of Missions

By Bojidar Marinov

Young men who have been converted to the message of Christian Reconstruction and who have heeded the call to evangelize their nation with the comprehensive, culture-changing gospel of the Kingdom of Christ, believe they need seminary education to be able to succeed on the mission field. In fact, to be honest, I…

Law, Covenant, and a Constitutional Republic

By Paul Michael Raymond

The commandment to structure Israel's government according to the law of God is a covenantal command. Since this government model was given at Sinai, it was a model of law as well as of covenant. This covenant had the seeds of what we know as American Constitutionalism, which emphasizes limitations and spheres of…

By Andrea G. Schwartz

Many women who come to faith later in life initially find it difficult to view Proverbs 31 as anything but an indictment against us. It is like a mirror reflecting how poorly we measure up to…

By Timothy D. Terrell

Reformed believers will sometimes remind each other that the task of reforming the church did not end with Luther, Calvin, Zwingli, Knox, and the rest of the "Reformers." We say, "ecclesia reformata, semper reformanda," the church reformed, always being reformed, to become more obedient to…

By Lee Duigon

If you are old enough to remember better times; and if you see in our nation today a seething mass of sin and folly everywhere you look-“gay pride” parades, a federal government that demands that Christians pay for other people’s abortions and contraception, families dissolving as…

By R. J. Rushdoony

The priests and the Levites had a common purpose, the service of the Lord. The priests were primarily centered on sacrifice and worship, whereas the Levites had instruction as their basic function (Deut. 33:10). While in the wilderness, the care of the sanctuary predominated for the…

By R. J. Rushdoony

The history of words sometimes tells us much about the history of man. The word "seizure" is a good example. Originally, the word "seizure" was a legal term for ownership. "Seize" meant legal possession, and "seizing" or "seisin" meant in early English law possession with quiet enjoyment.…