White House’s Judd Deere Publicly Condemned Drollinger without Checking Facts

Judd Deere, White House Press spokesman. | Twitter.com Judd Deere, the White House Press spokesman whose damning comments about Capitol Ministries President Ralph Drollinger have popped up in news stories around the world, wrongly condemned Drollinger without checking the facts. Deere publicly excoriated Drollinger after being told by a reporter...

The Coronavirus Pandemic: Is the World Suffering God’s Wrath?

Whether America is suffering God’s wrathful judgment as described in the Bible against Old Testament nations such as Babylon and Assyria is currently a debatable subject among evangelicals.  Some believe the coronavirus is the wrath of God visited on a world that has turned its back on Him. But...

Is God Judging America Today?

I. INTRODUCTION  Before examining pertinent passages in answer to the question Is God Judging America Today, it is important to first understand God’s attribute of judgment and the biblical forms wherein it manifests itself. The question can then be asked as to which forms of judgment apply to America. ...

Wilberforce on Perseverance in Office

I. INTRODUCTION  One of the darkest chapters in American history is nineteenth-century African slavery. During America’s Civil War (1861–1865), Bible scholars on both sides of the slavery issue were firing theological volleys back and forth at one another in an attempt either: (1) to decry the enslavement of one...

Oklahoma Legislators Thankful for Cheyne Day’s Teaching on Beatitudes

Every lesson that Cheyne Day taught on the Sermon on the Mount has in some way applied to what Oklahoma senators and representatives were grappling with that week.  Recently teaching on the Beatitudes, Pastor Day quoted Jesus in Matthew 5:37, “But let your statement be, ‘Yes, yes’ or ‘No,...

Righteous Leadership Exalts a Nation

I. INTRODUCTION  There are five specific traits of righteousness that must characterize a nation’s leaders in order for it to prosper, in this case, per the subject of this series, economically; accordingly, each of the five will be examined in detail. These then are the qualities that fulfill the...

God’s Design for a Societal Safety Net

I. INTRODUCTION  In the previous study in this series regarding the Rich and the Poor, I touched on God’s Design for a Societal Safety Net as it pertains to how to best help the poor. In so doing, under that point in the outline, I referenced this study and...

The Rich and the Poor

I. INTRODUCTION  What Scripture has to say to public servants regarding the proper treatment of the rich and the poor is an important subject. To make the best sense of this and create an exegetically complete theologicum (a solely biblically based treatise on the matter), I will outline this...

Five Biblical Principles for Tax Policy

I. INTRODUCTION  Scripture is clear that the institution of government has the right to tax the citizenry of any given nation. In the New Testament’s (NT) classic passage on the role of government, the apostle Paul writes in Romans 13:6–7 what is specific and straightforward in this regard:  “For...