First Degree Murder

First Degree Murder

“Murder” is defined by Webster’s dictionary as ‘the crime of unlawfully killing a person especially with malice aforethought.’ When the Law of Moses commanded, “Thou shalt not kill” (Exodus 20:13) this kind of murder (murder in the first degree) was under...
Moses, Ben Franklin, and the Supreme Court

Moses, Ben Franklin, and the Supreme Court

In the formative years of our republic delegates debated the issue of qualifications of public officials. As this question was being discussed in one such meeting a wise man called attention to a passage in the Bible. His name was Benjamin Franklin, and the verse he...

Insights on Politics & Government You Won't Hear on the News

When evil men are put in positions of power and influence, other wicked people appear everywhere. “The wicked walk on every side, when the vilest men are exalted” (Psa. 12:7). Righteousness in the people, not a strong economy or a powerful military, makes a...

A Law for Change

Augustus was the emperor of Rome when Jesus was born. When he took the office, the empire was morally bankrupt. Men and women cared little for marriage and childrearing. Prostitution and fornication were common. Augustus had vision enough to see where this behavior...

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