Archive | Stephen McDowell

Choosing Godly Leaders

Guest essay by Stephen McDowell During this election year Christians must understand it is their duty to be involved in choosing those who govern them, and that they should base that choice upon Biblical qualifications. Here are a few articles to help you in this duty. 1. Fulfilling Our Biblical Duty to Choose Godly Officials We […]

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The Supreme Court Ruling to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage Is of “the First Order of Absurdity”

Guest essay by Stephen McDowell “To consider the judges as the ultimate arbiters of all constitutional questions [is] a very dangerous doctrine indeed, and one which would place us under the despotism of an oligarchy. Our judges are as honest as other men and not more so. They have with others the same passions for […]

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Obama, Romney, Other: Who Should Christians Vote for in the 2012 Election?

Including Biblical Qualifications for Civil Leaders By Stephen McDowell America is like a train going rapidly toward a cliff. The election of 2012 may determine if we fly off the precipice, or slow down enough to get the train turned around. During the past century America has gradually put aside her Christian foundations and embraced […]

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Columbus’ Christian Character and Divine Mission

by Stephen McDowell 9/92 Much controversy has arisen over the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus. Many attacks have been leveled against him and western civilization. The target of the attacks of many is not so much against Columbus as it is against Christianity, which is the source […]

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George Washington: “An Instrument in the Hands of Providence”

By Stephen McDowell George Washington is one of the most significant men in all of history. Regarding the direct advancement of civil and political liberty in the earth, he may well be the most significant champion in all history. Certainly he was the central figure of bringing a new era of liberty to the world […]

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Why We Celebrate Thanksgiving

by Stephen McDowell Innumerable blessings have been bestowed upon the United States of America. Concerning these blessings President Lincoln wrote: “No human counsel hath devised, nor hath any mortal hand worked out these great things. They are the gracious gifts of the Most High God.” President Lincoln went on to set apart the last Thursday […]

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