“Submit to Human Ordinances” (1 Peter 2, Pt. 3)

Continuing to discuss 1 Peter 2:13-15: “Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every authority instituted among men: whether to the king, as the supreme authority, or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to commend those who do right.  For it is God’s will that by doing

Submit to WHOM? (1 Peter 2, Part 2)

“Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every authority instituted among men: whether to the king, as the supreme authority, or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to commend those who do right.  For it is God’s will that by doing good you should silence the ignorant

Lead By Example (1 Peter 2, Part 1)

“Live such good lives among the Gentiles that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us. – 1 Peter 2:12 John Calvin’s words on this passage are quite illuminating. After some predictable comments on the basic New Testament theme of the

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As a humanities teacher with a special emphasis on the development of political and social thought in Christendom, this blog is my attempt to aid careful, sustained political reflection among Christians by providing short looks at what our long political tradition has to say about government, citizenship, rights, duties, and all connected issues. The richness