Defending the Judeo-Christian Ethic, Limited Government, & the American Constitution
Saturday November 29th 2014

Self-Educated Man

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S.E.M., Vol. 1, No. 6


The President's Duty to Faithfully Execute the Law. According to Art. II, Sect. 3 of the Constitution, what is the President's duty? According to Lincoln, what does a man trample on, when he tramples on the law? According to Rep. Goodlatte, what is the value of strictly observing even bad laws until they are repealed? In a republic, why else, in your opinion, is obedience to laws put in place according to the process outlined in the Constitution, regardless of our personal opinions, important, if not vital?

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The Lord Looketh On The Heart

Old World Witness For Christ

The Old Testament Prophet Samuel, instructed by the Lord to anoint a king to replace Saul, was impressed by Jesse’s eldest son, Eliab. But the Lord had different plans. As the scripture puts it:

. . .  the Lord said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the Lord seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart.

Applied to each of us individually, The Lord judges us by our thoughts and desires rather than by our outward appearance. How a person may impress us, even if negatively, should not stop us from sharing the gospel with him. As you look at people, look beyond the outward appearance—clothes, beauty, size—and seek to find the good inner qualities

 


Source: 1 Samuel 16:7; The Holy Bible: The New Testament (KJV).