Kings

S1E17 – Resisting a Tyrant (Lex Rex Part 8)

On today’s episode I continue walking through the book Lex Rex, by Samuel Rutherford. In chapter sixteen, we look at whether the ruler has the final authority to interpret the law. In chapter seventeen, we consider the situation where the people and their representatives may resist a tyrant. These are vital issue issue, for if…

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S1E16 – The Law is Above the King (Lex Rex Part 7)

On today’s episode I continue walking through the book Lex Rex, by Samuel Rutherford. In chapter fourteen, we look at whether the safety of the ruler is more important than that of the people. In chapter fifteen, we consider whether the ruler is above the law. These are both key issues, for if the ruler…

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S1E15 – Turning into Tyrants (Lex Rex Part 6)

On today’s episode I continue walking through the book Lex Rex, by Samuel Rutherford. Lex Rex simply means that the law is king. It is a book that very simply and logically looks at the nature and purpose of government. It also addresses issues such as civil disobedience and resistance, ideas that greatly influenced the American War…

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S1E6 – God’s Law, Man’s Law

On today’s episode I look at how God’s law is the foundation for all law and how man’s law should be viewed in light of that reality. We see God’s law both in nature and in Scripture, yet it is all a reflection of His character. But when man’s law deviates or contradicts God’s law,…

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