Communion & Community

Paul tells us in Romans 8:19-23 that the earnest expectation of all creatures and of all creation is the total liberation from sin and death into the fullness of communion and community with and under the triune God. God’s law is designed to further that goal. All the laws that we get in scripture concerning the earth and concerning the harvests make clear the goal of God. That God has as His purpose in the material world around us, in harvests, in everything we do, the movement towards that perfect community.

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TopicsBiblical Law, Theology, Dominion

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R. J. Rushdoony

Rev. R.J. Rushdoony (1916–2001), was a leading theologian, church/state expert, and author of numerous works on the application of Biblical law to society. He started the Chalcedon Foundation in 1965. His Institutes of Biblical Law (1973) began the contemporary theonomy movement which posits the validity of Biblical law as God’s standard of obedience for all. He therefore saw God’s law as the basis of the modern Christian response to the cultural decline, one he attributed to the church’s false view of God’s law being opposed to His grace. This broad Christian response he described as “Christian Reconstruction.” He is credited with igniting the modern Christian school and homeschooling movements in the mid to late 20th century. He also traveled extensively lecturing and serving as an expert witness in numerous court cases regarding religious liberty. Many ministry and educational efforts that continue today, took their philosophical and Biblical roots from his lectures and books.

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