Archive | May, 2012

Special Grace, Common Grace, and the “Decay of Culture”

The postmillennialist sees the decay of culture around him and is deeply disturbed, but feels it can and will ultimately turn around for the better. I found these words in an Internet forum. I understand why they were said; I can see the motivation behind them. The author of these words is a postmillennialist, and […]

Share on Facebook
Read full story 5 Comments
Lycurgus of Sparta

The Shadow of Christ in the Legal Revolutions in Greece and Rome (Part 2)

The Legal Revolutions  Before Lycurgus returned to Sparta from his journeys to start his legal revolution, Sparta had the worst government in the world. The city was in a perpetual civil war between the clans, and the royal authority – which had never been strong in the Greek city-states anyway – was disintegrating. Lycurgus’s father, […]

Share on Facebook
Read full story 6 Comments

The Shadow of Christ in the Legal Revolutions in Greece and Rome (Part I)

. . . an entire nation appeared, sprung from the Hebrews and practicing the true religion. To them, through the prophet Moses, he revealed images and symbols of a mystical Sabbath and of circumcision, as well as instruction in other spiritual principles, but no complete revelation of the mysteries, for they were still bound by […]

Share on Facebook
Read full story 12 Comments