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Loving God’s Law & Legislating Morality

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Loving God's Law & Legislating Morality

by Rev. Marion Lovett Legislating Morality The law is good. Application of the law is good. In fact, we have to apply the law in order to keep it. In addition, I believe our government ought to legislate morality. For either it will legislate morality or immorality. After all, we do support outlawing abortion. Don’t we? Sabbath breaking, like murder and abortion, was an offense that required capital punishment in order for justice to be met. So legislating Sabbath morality is good. God blessed Nehemiah when he did this (cf. Neh 13:15-22). The problem, however, comes when we go beyond. . .
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Rest Amid Responsibilities

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Rest Amid Responsibilities

“A man works from sun to sun but a woman’s work is never done.” Although this saying does not describe the work patterns of my husband, this saying is true when you view Sunday as the Christian sabbath. While a man who works outside the home can accomplish a complete cessation of his vocation for one day each week, which mothering duties do not fall under the category of “duties of necessity and mercy”? Sunday is the Hardest Day When my older children were all little, I remember feeling a little resentful of the Sunday bustle. Every other day of. . .
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Six Days You Shall Labor

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Six Days You Shall Work

One thing I strive to instill within my children is an understanding of the necessity of work. For anyone alive, we are commanded by God to be productive, to be industrious, to be those who are not idle, but those who are engaged in some sort of enterprise. The Lord God Almighty has not only decreed this to be a characteristic of all mankind, He even modeled it Himself. The creation account is one that details work, that details labor, that details creativity of the highest nature. The Lord God created the heavens and the earth and all that is. . .
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