All Articles by Dr. Norman Horn

Economics

Violence, Money, and Bitcoin

I want to state clearly upfront that I did not write this article, but its relevance to our present day …

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Weekend Insights – The Enduring Weirdness

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Weekend Insights – Happy Easter! He is Risen

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Turning the other cheek
Christian Worldview

Appreciating Jesus’ Teaching on the Benefits of Turning the Other Cheek

The Gospel of Matthew was probably written in the last decades of the 1st century A.D. after the fall of …

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Weekend Insights – Happy 75th to FEE!

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History

Josephus on the Origin of the State

In The Antiquities, Josephus mentions that the first human government was built by Nimrod, the mighty hunter from the book of Genesis. This appears to be consistent with Genesis; no other organized government (unless you count a “clan”) is mentioned before his. Genesis is, first and foremost, a book of origins, and thus this original human government can arguably be taken as archetypal.

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Weekend Insights – Of Bitcoin Memes and Religious Liberty

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Libertarianism

Six Reasons Christians Should Hate the War on Drugs

The War on Drugs was instigated by the U.S. federal government in 1970, but the policy of drug prohibition has …

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Weekend Insights – Of Pandemics, Teenagers, and Yellow Penguins

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Weekend Insights – Uncle Sam Doesn’t Like Green Eggs and Ham?

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History

Daniel Wadkins: A Preacher’s Profile

Elder Daniel Wadkins (1818-1883), biracial and born free, was a member of the Nashville Christian Church on Church Street (probably since 1844). Originally a farm laborer, he became a teacher’s assistant in 1833 when the first school for free blacks in Nashville was started. He began his own school in 1839.

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Weekend Insights – Free Speech and the Wages of Woke

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News

Weekend Insights – Of Presidents, Privacy, and Planets

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Libertarianism

Top 10 Websites and Blogs for Libertarian Christians

Christians are becoming ever more aware of the corruption and deceit of their respective political leaders, but finding good material …

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News

Weekend Insights – Of Narnians and Cryptocurrencies

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News

Weekend Insights – Of Super Bowls and SARS Variants

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News

Weekend Insights – The Wildest Week of Markets Ever?

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News

Weekend Insights – Craig Cesal released!

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News

Weekend Insights – Let speech be free!

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Weekend Insights – Of Philosophers and Pasta Shortages

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News

Weekend Insights – Welcome to 2021

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Weekend Insights – The End of 2020

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News

Weekend Insights – Bitcoin Reaches New Heights and more

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Weekend Insights – What’s a Great Conjunction?

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Christian Worldview

Ministers, Submission, and Partisanship

This entry is part 17 of 18 in the series The Church of Christ and World-Powers

“There is not a word of intimation in the Sacred Scriptures that indicate that it is the duty of any Christians to support, maintain, or defend any institution or organization of man, farther than a quiet, passive, but conscientious and faithful submission to its requirements, may have a tendency to sustain it. That submission he must render, not as a duty he owes to government on account of any virtue or merit it possesses, but as a solemn duty he owes to his Maker. This sense of duty to God connects him with all the governments and powers of the earth just alike. It permits him to become the partisan of none.”

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