Random Musings on This & That

I.) Clearly, if God alone has exhaustive sovereignty and if we, as His people are to live, move, and have our being in light of God’s sovereignty then that necessarily means that any temporal jurisdictional authority that seeks to overthrow God’s sovereignty by commanding what God does not command or not commanding what God does command is an authority that is no longer a legitimate authority and so has excluded itself from the expectation that Christians will obey their pseudo-authority. No husband, no elder in the Church, no magistrate is to be obeyed who is operating outside the context of God’s Law-Word.

To deny this, as much as the Reformed church currently does, is to de-God God and en-God husbands, elders, and/or magistrates.

For Reformed people … we have no King but Jesus and if you want my obedience you will obey him.

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II.) From the beginning of the creation of the putative philanthropic foundations, there have been two objectives pursued by their creators (Carnegie, Rockefeller, Ford, Mellon, etc.). The first objective was to shelter the wealth of their creators, and the second was to use that wealth to fundamentally change America into one nation among many under the control of a global governing body.

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File under; “Call it irony.”

The underground church in China refuses to submit to Chinese Communist claims of totalistic statist sovereignty while churches in the West snap to attention every time the State demands a closure or passes legislation to make it illegal to counsel sodomites to give up their sodomy. (See Canada’s recent legislation on the latter issue.)

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III.) In an odd confluence, we now have in the West both absolute libertinism for individuals as combined with absolute sovereignty by the State. The state is used to guarantee maximalist individual “freedom” while at the same time existing in order to tyrannize those who would put restraints on this maximalist libertinism.

Behold Sam Francis’ — Anarcho-tyranny

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IV.) Like a 5-year-old impatiently waiting to open his Christmas present, McAtee eagerly awaits to see if he will once again make the SPLC hate list as a “White Nationalist.” Will he once again in 2022 have different Lansing State Journal editions as well as the local “journalistic” outlets give him top-of-the-fold headline attention? Will he once again find PBS spending the whole weekend raising his profile on their radio news every hour on the hour? Will he receive a flurry of hate calls and maybe another couple of death threats? Will yet more ministers in Charlotte run to get in front of the camera in order to denounce him yet again? Will a “Reformed” denomination in America again go out of its way to produce a press release disassociating itself with McAtee?

It is such an exciting time of year. The anticipation is killing me.

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Author: jetbrane

I am a Pastor of a small Church in Mid-Michigan who delights in my family, my congregation and my calling. I am postmillennial in my eschatology. Paedo-Calvinist Covenantal in my Christianity Reformed in my Soteriology Presuppositional in my apologetics Familialist in my family theology Agrarian in my regional community social order belief Christianity creates culture and so Christendom in my national social order belief Mythic-Poetic / Grammatical Historical in my Hermeneutic Pre-modern, Medieval, & Feudal before Enlightenment, modernity, & postmodern Reconstructionist / Theonomic in my Worldview One part paleo-conservative / one part micro Libertarian in my politics Systematic and Biblical theology need one another but Systematics has pride of place Some of my favorite authors, Augustine, Turretin, Calvin, Tolkien, Chesterton, Nock, Tozer, Dabney, Bavinck, Wodehouse, Rushdoony, Bahnsen, Schaeffer, C. Van Til, H. Van Til, G. H. Clark, C. Dawson, H. Berman, R. Nash, C. G. Singer, R. Kipling, G. North, J. Edwards, S. Foote, F. Hayek, O. Guiness, J. Witte, M. Rothbard, Clyde Wilson, Mencken, Lasch, Postman, Gatto, T. Boston, Thomas Brooks, Terry Brooks, C. Hodge, J. Calhoun, Llyod-Jones, T. Sowell, A. McClaren, M. Muggeridge, C. F. H. Henry, F. Swarz, M. Henry, G. Marten, P. Schaff, T. S. Elliott, K. Van Hoozer, K. Gentry, etc. My passion is to write in such a way that the Lord Christ might be pleased. It is my hope that people will be challenged to reconsider what are considered the givens of the current culture. Your biggest help to me dear reader will be to often remind me that God is Sovereign and that all that is, is because it pleases him.

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