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The Church and Lawful Commands

  • Posted on: 19 April 2020
  • By: Chris Strevel

In chapter 23 of the Westminster Confession of Faith, we confess in Para. 4 that one aspect of our duty toward the civil magistrates is “to obey their lawful commands.” This is in addition to praying for them, honoring their persons, paying our taxes, and being subject to their authority.

It is the Lord

  • Posted on: 22 March 2020
  • By: Chris Strevel

Why is this happening? What will happen to me and those I love? Will I get sick? Why does the government recommended cure seem worse than the disease? When will this end and life return to normal? Flee for your lives – or stay put for your lives. The foundations of modern life are teetering. God said, “Be still, and know that I am God.” We would not listen, so with a little virus and a lot of fear, he has made us very quiet.