We Need Biblical Eldership

Over the last couple of months, the continuing revelation of widespread sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic denomination has been making headlines around the world. As the global body of Christ grapples with with this massive issue, a voice for Biblical eldership is needed. The New Testament church had a different model of eldership from […]

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Parallels between Samuel’s Warning To Israel about a King and modern governments.

I previously talked about the record of Israel demanding a king, and briefly touched on the warning that Samuel gave to the elders of Israel before they confirmed they wished for a king. I’m going to have another look at this passage, specifically at verses 11-18; as I think there are some interesting parallels between […]

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Israel demands a King

1And it came about when Samuel was old that he appointed his sons judges over Israel. 2 Now the name of his firstborn was Joel, and the name of his second, Abijah; they were judging in Beersheba. 3 His sons, however, did not walk in his ways, but turned aside after dishonest gain and took bribes and perverted justice. […]

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