The Minimum Wage and God’s Law

The Minimum Wage and God’s Law

The Federal Minimum Wage (FMW) is usually not thought of as a mechanism that oppresses the poor. Taking its intended purpose at face value (i.e. help low-skilled workers earn more income) would lead us to think the exact opposite. But that is exactly what the minimum...
Does Biblical law allow you to own a number?

Does Biblical law allow you to own a number?

Should I be legally allowed to assert a government-enforceable property right in a number, the same way I might assert ownership over a piece of land, or an item of physical personal property? This is an important question. For example, consider the following number:...
Theonomy and Sharia, Friends or Foes?

Theonomy and Sharia, Friends or Foes?

Theonomy is the teaching that Biblical Law contains perpetual moral standards for living, including some civil laws given to Moses, which remain obligatory for civil magistrates today. The accusation that theonomy is analogous to Sharia law is profoundly wrong. Not...
Hypocrisy in War

Hypocrisy in War

War will never be given the adjective “beautiful” because the very nature of war is one of death and destruction. You won’t find a commander describing the advancement of his army towards the enemy as being the same thing as watching a sunset over the watery horizon....
The Lockdowns Are Not Lawful Or Loving

The Lockdowns Are Not Lawful Or Loving

When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice:but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn. Proverbs 29:2 Given all that has happened over the past four months, there is much that could be written with regard to government lockdowns and a dozen issues...
Whiffing On Nero And Romans 13

Whiffing On Nero And Romans 13

Recently in the Theonomy Q&A group (a terrific resource!) we received a question that touches on an issue that comes up quite a bit. It relates to the oft repeated and oft mistaken notion that Romans 13 was written during the Neronic persecution. The idea is that...