Would we need government in a sinless world?

“Even in a sinless social setting, some sort of collective decision-making would be necessary for the harmonious ordering of human affairs. In a sinless world where complex activities take place, rules and regulations would have an important function. Even totally benevolent, God-glorifying human beings would have had to decide which side of the road to drive on,…

Making sense of the world

We are confronted with various ills in the world today. Terrorists murder hapless individuals in Afghanistan and Nigeria. A young British soldier is mercilessly butchered in his own country. A man kills his own mother for ritual purposes. These are the ones that make headlines. But what about the less publicized but equally true occurrences?…

Creation

*The discussion of the decrees naturally leads on to the study of their execution, which begins with the work of creation. This is the beginning and basis of all revelation, and also the foundation of all religious life. 1. Creation in General. The word creation is not always used in the same sense in the…

The spacious firmament on high

A celebration of  God’s glory in Creation The spacious firmament on high, With all the blue ethereal sky, And spangled heav’ns, a shining frame, Their great Original proclaim. Th’ unwearied sun, from day to day, Does his Creator’s pow’r display; And publishes to ev’ry land The work of an Almighty hand. Soon as the ev’ning…