The Tithe is the Lord’s

The tithe in Scripture is an essential element for building Christian culture. In our time it has been separated from its biblical doctrine and synchronized with the modern cultural traditions of non-profit organizations and for-profit companies. As a society, we have accepted oppressive humanistic forms of economics and forgotten the liberating economics of Godś kingdom. A right understanding of Godś ...

The Nature of Love

In the first epistle of John I believe we have the most comprehensive and simple expression in all of scripture of love conquering sin and what this means for the Christian. The image is beautiful and John paints it over and over and argues it from every angle. He exhausts us with his passion for the conquering love of God. ...

Rushdoony on the Birth of Christ

As a compilation of Rushdoony’s thoughts on the advent of Christ, these words express in the form of principled and comprehensive syllogism the glory and beauty of Christmas. Taken from A Word in Season. The history of Christianity has revealed an interesting fact that is often overlooked. No other faith has been so prolific in their production of music, and ...

3. Bring In a Christmas Tree

Stately, well-proportioned, vividly green and alive. Bedecked with warmth and light and beauty. Surrounded with the smells and imagery and memories of one of the most beloved times of year. The Christmas tree is a commonly recognized piece of Western culture in our era. All manner of symbolism and legend has been attached to its presence during the Christmas season and there are many interpretations of the story of its origin.

Madeira Wine

The quintessential American wine is not so well known anymore but it’s history and our nation’s heritage go hand in hand. For over 200 years Madeira was the American wine. With it men like Washington, Jefferson and Adams marked great milestones in the building of an infant nation like the signing of the Declaration of Independence and Washington’s Farewell Address. ...

Reviving Tithing & Feasting

Harvest has been upon us for some little time. The rich hues of autumn creep slowly into the vivid lush greens of summer about now and fill our senses. Almost unconsciously our expectation builds. The gathering in, the long waited for culmination, the final reaping. Even the pagans of antiquity recognized this in their confused way. Most of them tragically ...

Holiness & Reverence

“You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain. —Exodus 20:7 In the understanding of this text, the modern Christian often takes the words amiss. The command is commonly regarded as a simple prohibition regarding the misuse of God’s name. It is ...

The Forbidden Manner of Worship

Therefore watch yourselves very carefully. Since you saw no form on the day that the LORD spoke to you at Horeb out of the midst of the fire, beware lest you act corruptly by making a carved image for yourselves, in the form of any figure, the likeness of male or female, the likeness of any animal that is on ...

St. Boniface (735 A.D.)

To a venerable and reverend brother, connected with him by ties of spiritual kinship, Boniface, lowly servant or the servants of God, greetings of love in Christ. With humblest entreaty we beg thee of thy brotherly mercy to be mindful of our weakness and to make intercession for us since by reason of our sins we are buffeted from all ...

John MacArthur

“Entire civilizations rest on the simple foundation of family. One of the great lessons of history is that when the family collapses, the civilization crumbles with it. A people will not long survive without strong families.”