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The Coronavirus, Humility, and Civil Disobedience

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God is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble. (James 4:6) Civil Humility As I have observed the discussions and debates regarding the pandemic, both in the political sphere and ecclesiastical spheres, the above verse has continually been on my mind. The pandemic should make all of us much humbler for many […]

Reporting Sexual Abuse

Reporting Sexual Abuse

I have been involved in several counseling cases in which a grown woman reveals that she was sexually abused in her childhood. The circumstances were never reported to the authorities, nor had they been resolved in her own life. Typically, the perpetrator was a relative. When the abuse happened, the girl reported the incident to […]

3 Uses of the Law and Implications for Parenting

3 Uses of the Law and Implications for Parenting

Reformed theologians have spoken of the three uses of God’s law: 1. The Civil Use: God’s law written on man’s heart (Romans 1-2) through common grace restrains sin and evil in society by means of human government punishing unlawful behavior (stealing, assault, perjury, murder). 2. The Evangelical Use: God’s law functions as a mirror to […]