The word ‘communicate’, ‘koinoneo’ means ‘to give a share too.’ Honor and communicate thus mean to reward financially; to reward financially those who teach us. They are thus very different from the meanings we have given to these words, we have spiritualized them away. Without the proper financial reward in any area of life, communication and honor break down. Try working for somebody who does not pay you, or pays you poorly, and see how long there is a communication between you, or any honor of his position.
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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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