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Politics and Christianity, or, The Scripture doctrine of civil government

Sutherland, Alexander

Politics and Christianity, or, The Scripture doctrine of civil government

a discourse delivered in Hamilton, C.W., on Sabbath, March 18, 1866

by Sutherland, Alexander

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Published by s.n.] in [Hamilton, Ont.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity and politics.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe Scripture doctrine of civil government.
    Statementby Alexander Sutherland.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 89060
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (16 fr.)
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17463538M
    ISBN 100665890605

      The Doctrine of the Lesser Magistrates: A Proper Resistance to Tyranny and a Repudiation of Unlimited Obedience to Civil Government, by Matthew J. Trewhella, CreateSpace Independent Publishing.   He did not want Christians to retreat from government. If anything, Calvin had a high view of government. He says, “[The civil government’s] function among men is no less than that of bread, water, sun, and air; indeed, its place of honor is far more excellent” (IV. xx. 3).

      Unlike Judaism and Islam, which view the divine law in political terms as a civil or legal code, Christian divine law cannot, in Kraynak’s words, “be codified directly into civil law or translated into a specific political order.” The City of Man must inevitably fall short of the City of God. Bible verses related to Government from the King James Version (KJV) by Relevance - Sort By Book Order Romans - Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers.

      3. The power of civil government is given by the consent of the governed, each of whom is fully entitled to rule. 4. The right to govern is forfeited by a tyrant to lower civil magistrates in order to restore the rule of law. All four of these principles are Christian. Jefferson’s early draft of the Declaration had the word derived. The Principles of Christian Politics is designed to correct the misconceptions that keep many well-minded Christians off the political battlefield, pinpoint the current political battlegrounds where Christian soldiers are desperately needed, and equip willing Christian soldiers with the biblical ammunition they need to wage effective spiritual.


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Politics and Christianity, or, The Scripture doctrine of civil government by Sutherland, Alexander Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rather than "POLITICS According to the Bible," this volume ought to be titled, "The Bible according to Right-Wing US Politics" or "Theology according to the Tea Party." That's my frank appraisal of this book which purports to provide Scriptural support for American-style democracy, free enterprise capitalism, private Politics and Christianity, small government /5().

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God and Politics: Four Views on the Reformation of Civil Government: Theonomy, Principled Pluralism, Christian America/5(5).

Get this from a library. Politics and Christianity, or, the Scripture doctrine of civil government: a discourse delivered in Hamilton, C.W., on Sabbath, Ma [Alexander Sutherland]. I respect Wayne Grudem but this book should be titled, "Politics according to the far right Republican Party.

Sorry. I am a conservative but I am also a thorough-going Biblicist and political activist (in the good, community-sense trying to bless others and expand the Kingdom of God in visible and invisible ways that God would own!) Politics and Christianity I must say, IMHO this book is just an atrocious mess/5.

6 THE CHRISTIAN AND POLITICS Biblical Christianity was the undergirding faith of our nation when the Constitution was adopted. Thatreligious faith manifesteditselfinthis remarka­ ble document. The founding fathers wanted to bind the Federal government by the chains ofthe Consti­ tution.

Theyknew man is a sinnerandwhen a lotofFile Size: 6MB. Christianity, despite the claims of many of its detractors, is not a “pie-in-the-sky religion” that leads to escapism or a shirking of responsibilities in this world. Actually, as we have seen in our study of Rom our transformation by the Holy Spirit raises the bar.

Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human institution, whether to a king as the one in authority, or to governors as sent by him for the punishment of evildoers and the praise of those who do right. For such is the will of God that by doing right you may silence the ignorance of foolish men.

read more. Act as free men, and do not use your freedom as a covering for evil, but use it. The position the Scriptures uphold is one of biblical submission, with a Christian being allowed to act in civil disobedience to the government if it commands evil, such that it requires a Christian to act in a manner that is contrary to the clear teachings and requirements of God’s Word.

Daniel demonstrates that God’s people can be called to rule in alien, pagan an implicit recognition that for engagement in politics there is a time to defy and a time to comply for the people of God.

With Daniel we see how integrity is tied to identity, and how the role of the prophetic is important for governmental power. Walter Judd was a medical missionary to China in the s, a U.S. congressman in the s, an anticommunist activist in the s, and a leading.

Politics are polarizing because the different opinions about the role of government and application of laws run such a wide—and impassioned—spectrum of beliefs and philosophy.

Thankfully, for Christians, the Bible isn’t silent on the issues either. Here’s a look at five things God wants us to remember about government during political.

Politics—according to the Bible: a comprehensive resource for understanding modern political issues in light of scripture / Wayne Grudem. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN (hardcover, printed) 1. Politics in the Bible.

Bible and politics. Christianity and politics. Church and social problems. Size: KB. Biblical Civil Government, Civil Resistance, God's Law, etc. "Reformation is desperately needed in our languishing nations. In the past, not only did biblical reformation sweep the church in doctrine, worship, and government, but also reformation of biblical Christianity was promoted and accelerated by Christian magistrates who wholeheartedly.

POLITICAL CHRISTIANITY IN THE EARLY CHURCH By Robin Phillips It is commonly assumed that prior to Constantine in the fourth century, Christians had as little to do with politics as possible.

This is far from true. In the 1st century itself, Christianity and politics were inextricably combined. In orderFile Size: 27KB. Sixteen contributors represent four positions on the biblical role of civil government.

Originally delivered at a consultation on that topic, each of the four major papers is presented by a leading representative of that view and is followed by responses from the three other perspectives/5. The classical doctrine of original or ancestral sin furthermore suggests to Christian libertarians that political (and for some left-libertarians, economic) power ought to be democratically distributed and decentralized to guard against government oppression and the natural human tendency to corruption.

The New Testament On Christians And Government Romans lays out guidelines for the Christian’s relationship with government. By giving these verses some careful thought, and allowing the Holy Spirit to reveal biblical truth, the believer can form a godly view concerning his or her responsibility to government.

The Bible gives us two truths regarding our stance towards politics and government. The first truth is that the will of God permeates and supersedes every aspect of life. It is God’s will that takes precedence over everything and everyone (Matthew ).

LESSONS FROM SCRIPTURE. My point is not that Christians should remain totally uninvolved in politics or civic activities and causes. They ought to express their political beliefs in the voting booth, and it is appropriate to support legitimate measures designed to correct a glaring social or political.

Youtube Lectures on the Bible Doctrine of Government. CIVIL GOVERNMENT. Embeded Youtube Lectures on Civil government; Advanced Course; Books.

King James Bible; Online Books by Jerald Finney. The Trail of Blood of the Martyrs of Jesus. The Trail of Blood Continues + Christian Issues, Heresy and Apostasy. A variety of perspectives exist within the Christian community when it comes to political issues and political involvement. Comprehensive and readable Politics According to the Bible presents a political philosophy from the perspective that the Gospel pertains to all of life and therefore argues that Christians should be involved in political brief, Politics: According to the Bible /5(9).

1. Both political parties go to church. There’s a Christian Left and, perhaps even less well-known, there’s a secular Right. Larry T. Decker is a lobbyist and head of the Secular Coalition for America. He’s an “unaffiliated Christian,” but his entire job is devoted to keeping religion out of the U.S.

government.When a civil government refuses people the liberty to worship and obey God freely, it has lost its mandate of authority from God. Then the Christian should feel justified in disobeying.