The 6th Command

“Thou shalt not kill.” The scope of this command regards any act that unjustly takes innocent life, acts that do physical harm, and acts concerning other people’s temporal welfare. The positive force of this command is to act in ways that promote human welfare. This begins in the heart, out of our attitude toward life … More The 6th Command

Politics and Preaching

The relationship between the church and the state has been a topic of discussion and contention for centuries. Many books and treatises written by knowledgeable men have exhaustively touched on this issue, delineating the specifics of where the duties and limitations for each institution begins and ends. When one theologian will be concerned about the … More Politics and Preaching

The Fifth Commandment

“Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord they God giveth thee.” There has been talk as to whether this command belongs to the first table of the law, which deals with our relationship to God, or the second table, which deals with our relationship … More The Fifth Commandment