Month: August 2015

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A Biblical Perspective on Politics – Part II

Originally posted on Dennis Frelick:
What are politics? We have forgotten what the real meaning of politics is.  Allow me to explain the true definition.  Politics is most simply defined as the science of government.  Remember that God established government (Romans 13:1), which means that politics were established by God.  And what God established was…

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A Biblical Perspective on Politics – Part I

Originally posted on Dennis Frelick:
What is wrong with politics? There seem to be more and more believers who think that Christians shouldn’t be involved in politics.  However, many of those same believers have no issue with Christians being involved in sports, arts, or other leisure activities.  Why is that?  What’s so wrong with politics? …

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The Authority of God and Kings – Part II

Originally posted on Dennis Frelick:
The President does not have the authority of a king In the Church, there are two great misunderstandings regarding authority in our nation.  The first great misunderstanding regarding authority in our nation is the idea that believers must be in submission to governing authorities no matter what.  I discussed this idea…

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The Authority of God and Kings – Part I

Originally posted on Dennis Frelick:
Kings are not the final authority The captain of a U.S. Naval ship had just received an urgent message.  He read the message quickly.  It read, “Turn your ship 10 degrees starboard”.  After reading the message, the captain was outraged by the lack of respect for his authority.  Immediately, he…

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Trusting God is More Than Just a Belief

Originally posted on Dennis Frelick:
Trust God through your actions God told Noah to build an ark.  “Make yourself an ark…” Genesis 6:14  So Noah responded to God’s command by saying that he had too much work to do to build an ark, right?  He simply didn’t have the time.  Or maybe Noah told God that…