Legal Foundations Site Map

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If the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do? Psalm 11:3.


I.  Legal Foundations: The Framework of Law

  1.   In Search of Lonang
  2.   The Sources Of Law
  3.   The Characteristics of Law
  4.   Equity Jurisprudence
  5.   Covenant Law
  6.   Jurisdiction
  7.   Legal Institutions
  8.   The Bible As Law
  9.   The Bible In Legal History
  10.   A Christian Nation?

II.  Studies in the Laws of Nature’s God

  1.   The Origin of Law
  2.   What Is Law?
  3.   Law and Equity
  4.   Covenant Law
  5.   Law and Rights
  6.   Jurisdiction
  7.   The Social Order
  8.   The Family
  9.   Civil Power
  10.   The Bible As Law
  11.   A Christian Nation?
  12.   The Mosaic Law

III.  Biblical Covenant Framework

  1.   God’s Laws of Authority
    1.   Priority & Basic Principles of Authority
    2.   The Social Order God Has Made
    3.   Rebellion & Restoration of God’s Authority
  2.   No Part of the Mosaic Covenant Has Ended
    1.   Common Mosaic Covenant Views; Divine Covenantal Pattern
    2.   Mosaic Covenant Expressly Eternal; Has Not Ended
    3.   Destruction of Jerusalem; Mosaic Covenant Reinstituted

IV.  Individual Government

  1.   Self-Government, Conscience & True Liberty
    1.   Self-Government & the Law of Conscience
    2.   A Divine Pattern of Self-Government
    3.   Self-Government Denied & Perverted

V.  Family Government

  1.   Defining Marriage and the Family
  2.   How Your Family Can Change The World In Seven Days
  3.   What Does God Want Your Family To Do?
  4.   Abortion: First Defend Law, Then Defend Life
    1.   The Pro-Life Movement After Decades of Failure
    2.   Supreme Court Opinions Are Only Evidence of Law, Not Law Itself
    3.   Diverse Constitutional Remedies or Nationalistic Judicial Decrees?
    4.   Failed Plans That Deserve to Fail
  5.   A Pro-Life Attorney Explains Why Abortion Is Not Murder (So Please Stop Saying It Is)
  6.   To ‘Fix the People on the Soyle’: An Ecological Study of Family, Land, and Settlement in Colonial Henrico County, Virginia, 1611-1675

VI.  Civil Government

  1.   Romans 13: A Short Primer
  2.   Origin of Civil Government (Its Human Origin and Limited Jurisdiction)
    1. PART 1: CIVIL GOVERNMENT: A Biblical Examination of Its True Human Origin and Limited Jurisdiction
    2. Ch. 1. What is the True Origin and Jurisdiction of Civil Government?
    3. Ch. 2. What Was The First Government God Instituted?
    4. Ch. 3. Did Family Government Fail to Govern Mankind Before the Flood?
    5. Ch. 4. What is Right and Wrong? Who Has God Given Enforcement Authority?
    6. Ch. 5. What Do Languages and Nations Have to Do with Family?
    7. Ch. 6. Why is Abraham’s Covenant of Nations, Kings and Specific Land Not a Model for the Nations?
    8. Ch. 7. Why was Moses not a King or Supreme Judge, but a Ruler and Redeemer by God’s Design?
    9. Ch. 8. Was God the King of Israel by His Command or the People’s Consent?
    10. Ch. 9. Why Did God send Judges to Israel?
    11. Ch. 10. What Advice Does God Give to Limit Our Civil Governments?
    12. Ch. 11. Do We Love Kings that Love War?
    13. Ch. 12. The End of Kings, but not Lawless Kingdoms?
    14. Ch. 13. What Evils Plague The Nations?
    15. Ch. 14. Are Civil Governments of Human or Divine Origin?
    16. Ch. 15. Is Every Government under God, in a Jurisdictional Sense?
  3.   The Right To Alter or Abolish the Government
    1.   God Makes Nations, Men Make Governments
    2.   Government Is the Mere Agent of the People
  4.   Civil Disobedience In an Age of Tyranny
    1.   The Grand Bargain That Never Was
    2.   The Nature and Extent of Natural Rights
    3.   Laws of the Nature of Authority
    4.   The Limited Nature of Civil Power
    5.   The Manhattan Declaration
    6.   Presumptions of Validity and Legality
    7.   Responding To Lawless Government
    8.   Individual Civil Disobedience; Epilogue
  5.   The Federal Government: To Alter or To Abolish?
    1.   What Can We Do Now That Our Freedom Is Taken?
    2.   What Foundation Will Support Recovery of Our Freedom?
    3.   God is No Caesar, Caesar is No God
    4.   Every Evil Under the Sun
    5.   Incomplete Remedies: Voting, Secession, Nullification and Armed Revolution
    6.   What Unalienable Rights Did God Give to Every Human Being?
    7.   A Congress of States

VII.  Voluntary Associations

  1.   Freedom of Association
  2.   Private Discrimination
  3.   Employment & Labor
  4.   Occupational Regulation
  5.   Public Accommodations
  6.   Education & Schools
    1.   Education, Caesar’s or God’s: A Constitutional Question of Jurisdiction
      1.   Constitutionality of Public Education in America
      2.   Speech, Press, and Education in the Constitution
    2.   Federal Jurisdiction in Education:
      1.   Historical & Constitutional Limits
      2.   Acknowledged Limits
      3.   Dept of Education – 1867
      4.   Dept of Education – 1979
    3.   The Northwest Ordinance of 1787 and the Ideal of American Higher Education
    4.   Religion and Morality: What Place in the Curriculum of Higher Education?
    5.   Rethinking American Education Policy: The View from The Founding
    6.   The Tyranny of Compulsory Education
  7.   Communication & Journalism
    1.   Exploring Communication and Journalism from a Biblical Perspective:
      1.   Jesus – The Word; The Spirit and False Perspectives
      2.   News & Newsworthiness; Reporter v. Repeater; FCC v. Jesus
      3.   Journalism Graduate; Unclean Lips; Write the Story; What Not to Do
      4.   Multiple Realities; Deceit; Present Challenge; A Christian Liberal Arts Education?

VIII.  Church Government

  1.   The Israelification of the Church and False Traditions We Cling To
    1.   Distinguishing Israel From the Church
    2.   False Church Traditions We Cling To
    3.   Intentional Corruption of Church Practices
  2.   Five Biblical Principles of Church Government
    1.   The Diffusion Principle of Authority
    2.   Priesthoods, Clergy & Spiritual Authority
    3.   Church as Institution, Association & Corporation
    4.   The Visible Church in Real Life
    5.   The Office of Pastor; Religious Corruption
  3.   A Call to Reclaim Church Government – A Manifesto
  4.   Tithing & The Law of God
    1.   Origin & Purpose Of The Tithe
    2.   It’s Time To Bury The Tithe
  5.   The Great Commission and God’s Law
    1.   Biblical Context of the Commission
    2.   God’s Law For All Nations
    3.   Evangelism Misconstrued
  6.   The Biblical Genealogies
    1.   LONANG Law of Inheritance
    2.   Who Jesus Is & The Virgin Birth

IX.  Legal Analysis of the Kingdom of God

  1.   The Kingdom of God Pt. 1 (past): The Gospel Of The Kingdom
    1.   No Gospel Without the Kingdom / What Is the Kingdom of God?
    2.   The Gospel of the Kingdom, Which Is Not the Church
    3.   Transition From Church to Kingdom / Working for the Kingdom
  2.   The Kingdom of God Pt. 2 (present): The Kingdom of Darkness
    1.   The Nature and Progress of the Kingdom of Darkness
    2.   Spiritual Warfare and the Devil Needs More Pawns
    3.   Secret Societies, the Cult of Submission and Minions
  3.   The Kingdom of God Pt. 3 (future): The Last Kingdom On Earth
    1.   Law of the Land, Of Pandemics & Global Warming
    2.   Sin Debt Problem, Renewal of the Earth
    3.   Rebirth of Israel & the Saints, The Last Kingdom
  4.   The Kingdom and Civil Government of God
    1.   What Is the Kingdom of Heaven
    2.   The Kingdoms of Heaven in World History
    3.   Preparing for the Kingdom and Government of God

X.  Law and Religion Intersect

  1.   A Biblical Worldview Primer
    1.   Part 1: Creation Laws: The Laws of Nature: The Lex Non Scripta
    2.   Part 2: Human Conscience: Moral Awareness
    3.   Part 3: Jesus Christ: The Living Word: Christology 101
    4.   Part 4A: Bible as Law: The Divine Covenants: The Revealed Law
    5.   Part 4B: Bible as Government: Four Great Commands: God’s Laws of Authority
    6.   Part 5: A Biblical Worldview: Putting It All Together
  2.   Law and Religion – Reclaimed!
    1.   The Big Picture
    2.   Knowing God’s Will
    3.   A Biblical Worldview
    4.   Christian Legal Follies