Category: Doctrine of the Lesser Magistrate

Disciple Hour: Chapter 8- Self Defense: a Biblical Response

Our study ends with the final chapter, which is a biblical response to those who say we should always practice pacifism and we, especially as Christians should disarm.  Pacifism- belief in a peaceful resolution of conflicts.  For some it means a refusal to participate in… Continue Reading “Disciple Hour: Chapter 8- Self Defense: a Biblical Response”

Disciple Hour: CHAPTER 5: THE DUTY OF THE LESSER MAGISTRATES

ROMANS 13 AND CONTRA-UNCONDITIONAL OBEDIENCE TO ANY GOVERNMENT (CIVIL, ECCELSIASTICAL (CHURCH), FAMILY, OR CORPORATE)[1] Romans 13:1–7 (ESV)  13 Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. 2 Therefore whoever… Continue Reading “Disciple Hour: CHAPTER 5: THE DUTY OF THE LESSER MAGISTRATES”

DISCIPLE HOUR: THE LESSER (LOWER) MAGISTRATE CHAPTER 3 SUMMARY

Disciple Hour: THE LESSER (LOWER) MAGISTRATE Chapter 2 Summary

THE LESSER (LOWER) MAGISTRATE  Doctrine of the Lesser Magistrates by Matthew Trewhella  (Summary and Teaching Notes Developed From the Book) Chapter 2 Summary The doctrine of the lesser magistrates is rooted in the historical, biblical doctrine of interposition.  Interpositionis that calling of God which causes… Continue Reading “Disciple Hour: THE LESSER (LOWER) MAGISTRATE Chapter 2 Summary”

Disciple Hour: The Lesser (LOWER) Magistrate

Doctrine of the Lesser Magistrates by Matthew Trewhella  (Summary and Teaching Notes Developed From the Book and Other Sources) “Those who will not be governed by God will be ruled by tyrants.”-William Penn It is better to trust in the LordThan to put confidence… Continue Reading “Disciple Hour: The Lesser (LOWER) Magistrate”