John MacArthur Pens Powerful Open Letter to Governor Newsom For Using Jesus’ Words to Promote Baby Killing
MacArthur cautioned the Governor, saying his “soul lies in grave, eternal peril,” and noted Paul’s warning in Romans 14:12 that, “each one of us will give an account of himself to God.”
Our theology determines who is the rightful ruler.
What’s God’s role in government and politics? Evelyn Rae sits down with Pastor Joel Webbon, President and Founder of Right Response Ministries and the Senior Pastor of Covenant Bible Church, located on the North Side of Austin, Texas.
Reconsidering Romans 13: We Need to Properly Understand What Paul Means Concerning Government Authority
“It’s not morally permissible for the government to direct me to wrong one of my fellows, nor is it morally permissible for the government to direct me to submit without resistance or protest to its wronging of me.”
“Any serious student of the 1930s is struck by the familiarity of the debate.”
“I have often said that politics alone cannot save us. And I have often said that simply changing the government of the day will not solve all our problems. Yes, I think some politicians and some parties are better than others, but none can save us from what really matters. Only Christ can do that.”
Christianity Outlawed: Over 2,000 Church Leaders Say They Will Not Compromise their Faith If ‘Conversion Therapy’ Ban is Introduced
The letter, which presently has 2,227 signatures, warns the category of “Conversion Therapy” is so broad that it is essentially meaningless and could include things such as prayer, calling people to conversion to Christ or a parent’s loving advice to their own children.
“When the state is not restrained by a law greater than itself, it will become a law unto itself,” Evelyn said.
QLD Government Says Vaccinated Will Be “Rewarded” With “Keeping Their Freedoms” For “Doing What We Asked”
What these politicians need to realise is that freedom is not a “reward” for “good” behaviour. Freedom is a God-given right. It’s not something the state can deny or withhold in order to blackmail or manipulate citizens to “do what the state asks of them.”
Trusting too much in government is un-Christian and it always results in oppression and tyranny.
“By forcing our hand, the government has turned my family’s strong resistance to vaccine mandates into a fight for survival.”
“Before thinking through how and when we should submit to governing rulers, we must first take a step back to an even more fundamental question: What is the proper role and scope of government in this world?”
Internationally renowned COVID-19 expert, Jayanta Bhattacharya, Professor of Medicine at Stanford University in California has provided an independent expert report in support of the action brought forward by the plaintiffs.
“So we are beginning to see persecution from government. This is the most formidable persecution: COVID, LGBTQ, transgender, social justice—all these new ideologies are now going to become the only acceptable moral standards. And if you don’t accept them, you’re going to be the enemy of the government. Truth, the Bible, Scripture is going to be cancelled. The government’s taking control; they want to take control of absolutely everything. The church has become the main enemy of the government—nothing new.”
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“We are not prepared to refuse entry to our congregation on a matter of conscience,” one Queensland pastor said.
On this firm basis, good government should push to emphasise curing disease, not killing people. Good government should seek to ease their suffering, not erase their humanity, nor the humanity of genuine healthcare providers.
“Reprehensible, Pathetic”: Court Says Government Will Not Have to Justify Lockdowns At Pastor James Coates Trial
“For the Alberta Government to request that it not be required to provide evidence on May 3 in support of Dr Hinshaw’s Orders, while at the same time barricading the church, is both reprehensible and pathetic,” lawyer John Carpay said.