lesser magistrates

S1E32 – Slaying Leviathan

Part 1: Law of the Day (Deuteronomy 12:1-9) Part 2 (14:00) – I interview Dr. Glenn Sunshine about his new book, Slaying Leviathan. We discuss what Leviathan is and how Christianity has, throughout history, worked to reduce the size, strength, and power of that monster. We touch on topics such as lesser magistrates, liberty versus…

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S1E23 – Defy Tyrants (Interview with Pastor Trewhella)

Part I: Law of the Day – “When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not reap your field right up to its edge, neither shall you gather the gleanings after your harvest. And you shall not strip your vineyard bare, neither shall you gather the fallen grapes of your vineyard. You shall…

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S1E20 – Holding Rulers Accountable (Lex Rex Part 11)

Part I: Law of the Day – “If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who will not obey the voice of his father or the voice of his mother, and, though they discipline him, will not listen to them, then his father and his mother shall take hold of him and bring him…

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S1E19 – Defending Against Oppression (Lex Rex Part 10)

Part I: Law of the Day – “You shall not revile God, nor curse a ruler of your people.” (Ex. 22:28) Part II: We continue walking through the book Lex Rex, by Samuel Rutherford. In chapter twenty, we consider whether people may defend themselves against oppression. In chapter twenty-one, we look at whether the people…

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S1E18 – Flight or Fight (Lex Rex Part 9)

On today’s episode I continue walking through the book Lex Rex, by Samuel Rutherford. In chapter eighteen, we consider whether there is a difference between the person and the office. In chapter nineteen, we look at whether we should flee from or fight against tyrants. Furthermore, does it matter whether or not we are being…

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