Devotional Thought for Today – 11/24/2022

When I read the following devotional this morning my mind went not to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse but to the men pictured above. Notre Dame backfield of Stuhldreher, Crowley, Miller, and Layden, known as the four horsemen, was the most fabled quartet in college football history. Quarterback Harry Stuhldreher, left halfback Jim Crowley, … More Devotional Thought for Today – 11/24/2022

Redefining ‘Parent’ is Bad for Kids

In case you haven’t heard, Major League Baseball is in the middle of a lockout. Later this week, the players’ union will meet with team owners to negotiate new contracts, hopefully in time for spring training. Imagine if all of this haggling over salaries and contracts and terms happened without the players being at the table? What … More Redefining ‘Parent’ is Bad for Kids

CONSTITUTION DAY

Today September 17th marks the day, 234 years ago the founders of the US signed the Constitution. The U.S. Constitution is, regardless of what many want to think, the Highest Law of the land. It says that any “government” official that claims policy, rule, or law contrary to it is illegal. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood … More CONSTITUTION DAY

How Mayflower Compact Influenced the American Concept of Rule of Law

How Mayflower Compact Influenced the American Concept of Rule of Law Angela Sailor A group of scholars meets this week to discuss the impact of the Mayflower Compact—signed 400 years ago last week, on Nov. 11, 1620—on the American concept of the rule of law. The Heritage Foundation and the Religious Freedom Institute are co-hosting … More How Mayflower Compact Influenced the American Concept of Rule of Law

Pastors: Basic Questions about Authority

Pastors Must Lead in Pandemic Response by Asking Most Basic Questions about Authority and Law, Separation of Powers, Says American Pastors Network Rohrer: ‘Only Lawmakers Have the Authority To Make Laws. Our Middle Schoolers Know This —But Do Their Parents? Do Their Pastors?’ As states experiencing increases in the number of patients testing positive for coronavirus, … More Pastors: Basic Questions about Authority

Daily Devotional – Slaves of Sin or Slaves of Christ PT.I

What then? Shall we sin because we are not under law but under grace? Certainly not! 16 Do you not know that to whom you present yourselves slaves to obey, you are that one’s slaves whom you obey, whether of sin leading to death, or of obedience leading to righteousness? 17 But God be thanked that though you were slaves of sin, yet you obeyed from the … More Daily Devotional – Slaves of Sin or Slaves of Christ PT.I

Great Peace

Mucha paz tienen los que aman tu ley, Y no hay para ellos tropiezo. (RVR 1960)  Everyone wants peace, whether it is personal peace for their lives, their loved ones the nation or the world folks often pray for peace. Interestingly the bible (KJV) uses the word peace 429 times but only tells us directly … More Great Peace

PURITAN QUOTE(S) FOR TODAY – 14 & 15 July

LAW, JUDGES AND MAGISTRATES Appoint magistrates and judges – Ezra 7:25(R.V.) Ye shall hear the small as well as the great – Deuteronomy 1:17 Laws are better unmade than unkept. – Henry Smith A magistrates couchant {shutting of one’s eyes} makes offenders rampant. – Thomas Hall RECOMPENSE He had respect unto recompense of the reward … More PURITAN QUOTE(S) FOR TODAY – 14 & 15 July