Thoughts for our day

Practical applications of God's Word for our time and culture.
An Uncertain Future For The Stateless Orphans Of Yazidi Sex Slaves

An Uncertain Future For The Stateless Orphans Of Yazidi Sex Slaves

ISIS has headlined news items across the US and the world for years running. Despite the progress made in the fight against this terror group, its name is far from effaced in the global consciousness. And the devastation it wreaked on its victims is not erased....

Mark 1:21-28 | Jesus Wages War By Exorcising The Institution

Mark 1:21-28 | Jesus Wages War By Exorcising The Institution

Commissioned by His Father, anointed by John the Baptist and the Holy Spirit, trained in the wilderness, decisively defeated Satan, began filling His ranks, and now we're here. Jesus now moves from his victory over the commanding officer of the opposition forces...

Mark 1:14-20 | Kingdom Advancement Through Vocation & Calling

Mark 1:14-20 | Kingdom Advancement Through Vocation & Calling

Now that the new anointed King had already defeated the leader (Satan) in the wilderness, Jesus builds an army. What we see in our text for this post is the recruitment of four disciples to a new calling, who we now know were later counted among the Apostles. Is there...

Crumbs From The Reading Table – November 2019

Crumbs From The Reading Table – November 2019

Westminster and TheonomyFor quite sometime, a critique of theonomy is that is contra-confessional. The claim is that the judicial laws of Moses, specifically the case-laws, were taught by the Westminster Assembly to be expired. The experation is due to the...

Tithing & Dominion Ch. 8 Outline: The World of The Tithe

Tithing & Dominion Ch. 8 Outline: The World of The Tithe

In our previous outlines in this book, we have seen that the tithe is obligatory, practical, and important for church reform. The importance of the tithe in the past has also been covered. Chapter 8 focuses on how a lawful world would operate, and how the...

Crumbs From The Reading Table – October 2019

Crumbs From The Reading Table – October 2019

Crumbs from the Reading Table highlights articles and essays for the interested reader. Hopefully, these short reads are encouraging and concise for those who have a busy schedule but want to learn. We nibble on some science, principles of worship, and health this...

In The News: The Dangers Of Being A Missing Stateless Child

In The News: The Dangers Of Being A Missing Stateless Child

Siti Masitah Ibrahim disappeared early in 2019—January 30th to be exact. Her disappearance added her to the ranks of many children across the globe who were or are missing. But while she may have shared the status of “disappeared” with hundreds of...

Tithing & Dominion Ch. 7 Outline: To Whom Do We Tithe?

Tithing & Dominion Ch. 7 Outline: To Whom Do We Tithe?

A common spirit of those against the titheA frequent response to the requirement of the tithe is usually leveling charges of legalism, Phariseeism, Romanism, works-righteousness, and a host of other things.A corrective for this mindless response is...

Tithing & Dominion Ch. 6 Outline: The Tithe in History

Tithing & Dominion Ch. 6 Outline: The Tithe in History

Church Historians vs the Early ChurchChurch historians are "high-minded."They think about doctrinal positions and personal piety, but disregard topics such as money.Rushdoony does mention them giving attention to money when their salaries are the topic of...