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Topic: Civil Disobedience

Episode Topic Audio

2021-04-09
Evil Government Authorities: Why should we vote or be politically active, based on what scripture says about government authority? How should we deal with evil government leaders? [Romans 13:1-4, 2 Peter 2:13-14, Acts 5:29, Mark 11:27-28].



2021-04-01
Letting God Make Your Decisions: When you say in your series on discipleship that one should let God make your decisions, how do you mean that? How does one do that?
Employer's Mask Wearing Requirement: I am considering serving a complaint to my employer regarding the requiring of the masks, and my mom thinks as believers we should not cause conflict. What do you think about this?


2021-03-29
Nasty Imprecatory Psalms: How do we fit the nastiness of David's imprecatory psalms and the Christian mission? [Psalms 137:8-9, Matthew 5:43-48].
Dashing Babies Against Stones: How can we justify praying as David did to hope for babies to be dashed again stones? [Psalm 137:8-9]
501c3 Church Benefits: Isn't it duplicitous for a 501c3 to not be willing to submit to government dictates and yet benefit from the tax benefits?

2021-01-15
Not Taking Action as Believers in Current Events: How can God forgive us for neglecting the truth and not taking action against the evil actions in current events-in the political maneuverings and human trafficking, etc.?
Separation of Church & State: Has not the phrase "separation of church and state" been misused?


2021-01-12
Revolutionary War Compared to Today: Could you comment on the revolutionary war and what we are seeing in political developments and potential civil war today?



2021-01-12
Conscientious Objection to Government Requirements: Could you talk about conscientious objection to not do what the government requires in light of scripture? [Acts 4:18-20, Acts 5:20].



2021-01-11
The Narrow Path Phone App: How do I get you in Idaho?
The Millennium: Could you talk about when the millennium comes, or is it now? [Revelation 20].
Government, Patriotism & Current Events: Would you talk about current political events, like mask compliance patriotism, and protests? [Romans 13, I Peter 2:14-14, Philippians 3, Luke 3:19].

2020-12-14
Vaccine: What do you think about taking the vaccine, as I am afraid I might not be able to work if I don't take it?
Genesis Bible School: Are you familiar with Genesis Bible School out of Santa Rosa, California?
Government Interference with Church Gathering: What do you think about the government not allowing us to gather so that we can love on each other?

2020-12-10
Giving Up Our Rights to Speak Against Evil: What do you think about a pastor who says we should be willing to give up our own right to speak against some of the evil things that are happening in our culture? [Luke 3, Micah 6:8, Acts 1:7, Isaiah 42:1-4, Matthew 12:18-21, Luke 19:1-13, Matthew 13:24-30].



2020-11-30
COVID (Coronavirus): What is your understanding of the health effects of COVID? [Psalm 91:12, Psalm 34:7, Hebrews 2:14-15].



2020-11-30
COVID Restrictions: COVID restrictions for home churches in Oregon won't allow more than two families to meet together, so what should we do?



2020-11-13
Government Interference with Churches Meeting: What do you think about governors restricting churches meeting? [Romans 13, I Peter 2].



2020-11-02
Lying Worse Than Abortion: How can anyone say that lying is worse than abortion?



2020-11-02
Trump's Support of Christians: Caller comments on Trump and his policies that support Christians.



2020-10-29
Impending Civil War & Christian Involvement: What does the Bible tell us about the possible impending war, and if we, as believers have limitations or responsibilities?
Antifa Needs to be Stopped: Does a stand need to be made against Antifa and other violent offenders? Will the Holy Spirit guide us in this situation?


2020-10-19
Governmental Role, Rights & Civil Disobedience Today: Who would Paul be referring to in government today instead of the emperor or Caesar in I Peter 2? [Romans 13, I Peter 2:13-14, John 19:11].
Determining Righteous Government Law: How do we determine what is a righteous law in government?


2020-09-15
Coronavirus Restrictions in Church Meetings: What do you think about believers adhering to government Coronavirus mandates in social distancing & masks in church meetings?



2020-09-11
Black Lives Matter: What are your thoughts on those Christians throwing in with the BLM movement, and demanding anti-racism activism?



2020-09-03
The Over-reach of Government: Comment on over-reach of government.[Romans 13, Matthew 5:40, I Peter 2:13-14].



2020-09-03
Subjection to Government: Could you talk about subjecting oneself to government to avoiding wrath and a bad conscience? [Romans 13:5].
Limitations of Government: How does one sort the limitations of government's legitimate authority?


2020-07-23
Drama of Current Events: Could you advise how much to focus and engage with politics and how to balance the drama of current events?



2020-07-22
Difficult Current Events & the Christian Response: Do you think that our freedoms are really slipping away? If so, how should Christians react in these unprecedented times? Do we defend ourselves or instead, love exceptionally?



2020-07-21
Submitting to Government & Law: What is the Christian's obligation to be submissive to government law, and how far that goes-particularly relative to the verse about buying a sword? Topical article suggested; The Christian and Forcible Resistance. [Luke 22:36, Acts, Matthew 5:39].



2020-07-13
Antichrist is Present Now: Is it possible that we may be missing the presence of the antichrist in our culture today? [I John 2:18-22, 2 John 1:7].



2020-07-10
Responding to "Black Lives Matter": Responding to "Black Lives Matter" painting on the street, should Christians write "White Lives Matter"?



2020-06-09
Firearms & Self-Defense: What do you think about self-defense and a Christian having a firearm or handgun?



2020-06-08
Criticism of Trump: Do you think that Trump would get more criticism is he had brought in the military to quell the riots?
Christian Evangelism to Improve Society: Should we not be more concerned about reaching out as believers to one person at a time, rather than trying to work through large protests? [Proverbs 9:10].


2020-06-08
Protests: Casting off Restraints & Poorly Recorded History: Could you comment about someone preaching how appropriate the protests are, drawing a relationship between Jesus casting out the money changers, and how warped our history books are? [Proverbs 29:18, Matthew 21:12].



2020-04-24
Christians & Civil Disobedience: Can a Christian participate in acts of civil disobedience? [Exodus 1:17, Daniel 3:16-18, Daniel 6].



2019-07-10
Laws in Conflict with Biblical Teaching: What can we do about laws that are being passed that inhibit our ability to speak about what the Bible teaches?



2019-03-21
Government Authority: Who are the governing authorities today? What is the limited sphere of authority of the government? [Romans 13:1f].



2018-09-20
Patriotism: How far do we take it patriotism? Do we say the pledge allegiance to the flag?
Lawsuits: Can or should a Christian sue a non-Christian


2018-08-23
Apostle's Creed & Jesus descending into Hell: According to the Apostle's Creed Jesus descend into hell, is this true?
Obeying the Civil Government: We are supposed to submit to the government, but what if it is a bad government like the North Korean government? [Romans 13, 1 Peter 2]


2018-08-14
Obeying Civil Authority: If government is ordained by God and is supposed to be obeyed, how do we submit to it if it goes against God? [Romans 13]



2017-02-03
Christian in Politics & other government positions: What about Christians being in politics, holding protests, being in the military, enforcing the law?


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