The plain meaning of dispensationalism and antinomianism... limits God. It declares that God is now not sovereign and, therefore, has no word for every area of life and thought. These people, in effect, believe in an aged and old god who is for old or retreating people whose only thought is to leave the world, not to exercise dominion under God over it as their necessary service.
The Council of Chalcedon (A. D. 451), as Rushdoony insightfully observes, lays the foundation for Western liberty by prohibiting the divinization of any aspect of the temporal order.
Science is grounded in a Christian theory of knowledge which springs from God's purposeful activity in creation. Science is ultimately dependent upon the properties of God.
Fellow Christian reconstructionists, welcome to the counterculture! This may sound a little strange to your ears, but if we adopt the sociological language of the past forty years, "counterculture" may be the most appropriate nomenclature for describing the modern Christian reconstructionist.
Johnson, who is English, is obviously not a “hate America-first” historian, but, as Michael Medved said, has an “undisguised love” for America.
Picture a sleeping giant, if you will. His eyes have long been shut, his heart beats rhythmically, and his chest heaves with every breath. A race of evil imps have tied him with several thousand strings to the ground.
Scripture says we are to be as “salt.” Salt is something that lends seasoning, tang, or piquancy (pleasantly sharp, stimulating, provocative or biting); salt is a preservative and if salt has lost its savor, what good is it?
Yesterday, Mark got a new book, which I promptly borrowed, John McCabe's "Laurel and Hardy" (1975,1996).
Many worship errors evaporate as people are instructed in the sound, 200-proof truth of the Reformed Faith. Our response to high church excesses should less often be, “You’re not allowed to!” than, “Why would you want to?