Governed by God

Governed by God

A conversation on theology, culture, and God’s word with Eric Luppold. For more information, please visit our website: http://www.2guysandabible.org/Feel free to send us any theological/cultural questions you would like for us to address on our show. Just email us at: twoguysandabible.podcast@gmail.com You can also message us on Twitter: @2guysandabibleIf you find our podcast to be a blessing and wish to support us, please visit our Patreon profile page: https://www.patreon.com/twoguysandabibleWe appreciate your help in keeping the lights on and we hope you enjoy the show!

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May 12, 2021 47 min
Part I: Law of the Day - “Now Moses and the elders of Israel commanded the people, saying, “Keep the whole commandment that I command you today. And on the day you cross over the Jordan to the land that the LORD your God is giving you, you shall set up large stones and plaster them with plaster. And you shall write on them all the words of this law, when you cross over to enter the land that the LORD your God is giving you, a land ...
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Part I: Law of the Day - “Then Moses wrote this law and gave it to the priests, the sons of Levi, who carried the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and to all the elders of Israel. And Moses commanded them, “At the end of every seven years, at the set time in the year of release, at the Feast of Booths, when all Israel comes to appear before the LORD your God at the place that he will choose, you shall read this law before all Israe...
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April 14, 2021 31 min
Part I: Law of the Day - “You shall do no injustice in court. You shall not be partial to the poor or defer to the great, but in righteousness shall you judge your neighbor.” (Lev. 19:15) Part II: A look at what the Bible says about the Kingdom of God and what it means for Christians today. As always, if you have any civic/government related questions, feel free to email me at thegbgpodcast@gmail.com, and I will be happy to...
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March 31, 2021 32 min
Part I: Law of the Day - “You shall not muzzle an ox while it is treading out the grain.” (Deut. 25:4) Part II: A look at what the Bible says about the Kingdom of God. This is the first part of an analysis of the kingdom and what it means for Christians today. As always, if you have any civic/government related questions, feel free to email me at thegbgpodcast@gmail.com, and I will be happy to address them on the program. T...
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March 17, 2021 56 min
Part I: Law of the Day - “Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one. You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise. You shall bind them...
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Part I: Law of the Day - "When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not reap your field right up to its edge, neither shall you gather the gleanings after your harvest. And you shall not strip your vineyard bare, neither shall you gather the fallen grapes of your vineyard. You shall leave them for the poor and for the sojourner: I am the Lord your God.” (Lev. 19:9-10) Part II: Interview with Pastor Matthew Trewhella ab...
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February 18, 2021 77 min
Part I: Law of the Day - “You shall not oppress your neighbor or rob him. The wages of a hired worker shall not remain with you all night until the morning.” (Lev. 19:13) Part II: An analysis and critique of the minimum wage changes proposed by Governor Wolf of Pennsylvania  As always, if you have any civic/government related questions, feel free to email me at thegbgpodcast@gmail.com, and I will be happy to address them on...
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Part I: Law of the Day - "If you come across a bird’s nest in any tree or on the ground, with young ones or eggs and the mother sitting on the young or on the eggs, you shall not take the mother with the young. You shall let the mother go, but the young you may take for yourself, that it may go well with you, and that you may live long." (Deut. 22:6-7) Part II: A short analysis and response to President Biden's executi...
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Part I: Law of the Day - "If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who will not obey the voice of his father or the voice of his mother, and, though they discipline him, will not listen to them, then his father and his mother shall take hold of him and bring him out to the elders of his city at the gate of the place where he lives, and they shall say to the elders of his city, ‘This our son is stubborn and rebellious; he will...
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Part I: Law of the Day - "You shall not revile God, nor curse a ruler of your people." (Ex. 22:28) Part II: We continue walking through the book Lex Rex, by Samuel Rutherford. In chapter twenty, we consider whether people may defend themselves against oppression. In chapter twenty-one, we look at whether the people can wage war without the ruler. Ultimately, the question is one of the right to self-defense and who possesse...
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On today's episode I continue walking through the book Lex Rex, by Samuel Rutherford. In chapter eighteen, we consider whether there is a difference between the person and the office. In chapter nineteen, we look at whether we should flee from or fight against tyrants. Furthermore, does it matter whether or not we are being persecuted for Christ? We look at Rutherford's answer to that question as well. As always, if you ...
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On today's episode I continue walking through the book Lex Rex, by Samuel Rutherford. In chapter sixteen, we look at whether the ruler has the final authority to interpret the law. In chapter seventeen, we consider the situation where the people and their representatives may resist a tyrant. These are vital issue issue, for if the ruler is the final interpreter of the law, none may challenge him. And if the people may never res...
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On today's episode I continue walking through the book Lex Rex, by Samuel Rutherford. In chapter fourteen, we look at whether the safety of the ruler is more important than that of the people. In chapter fifteen, we consider whether the ruler is above the law. These are both key issues, for if the ruler is more important than the people, than the people can be sacrificed for the good of the ruler. And if the ruler is above the ...
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On today's episode I continue walking through the book Lex Rex, by Samuel Rutherford. Lex Rex simply means that the law is king. It is a book that very simply and logically looks at the nature and purpose of government. It also addresses issues such as civil disobedience and resistance, ideas that greatly influenced the American War for Independence. On this episode I look at chapters twelve and thirteen regarding when a ruler ...
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On today's episode I continue walking through the book Lex Rex, by Samuel Rutherford. Lex Rex simply means that the law is king. It is a book that very simply and logically looks at the nature and purpose of government. It also addresses issues such as civil disobedience and resistance, ideas that greatly influenced the American War for Independence. On this episode I look at chapters ten and eleven regarding whether or not les...
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On today's episode I continue walking through the book Lex Rex, by Samuel Rutherford. Lex Rex simply means that the law is king. It is a book that very simply and logically looks at the nature and purpose of government. It also addresses issues such as civil disobedience and resistance, ideas that greatly influenced the American War for Independence. On this episode I look at chapters eight and nine regarding whether or not rul...
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On today's episode I continue walking through the book Lex Rex, by Samuel Rutherford. Lex Rex simply means that the law is king. It is a book that very simply and logically looks at the nature and purpose of government. It also addresses issues such as civil disobedience and resistance, ideas that greatly influenced the American War for Independence. On this episode we look at chapters six and seven regarding whether conquest i...
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On today's episode I continue walking through the book Lex Rex, by Samuel Rutherford. Lex Rex simply means that the law is king. It is a book that very simply and logically looks at the nature and purpose of government. It also addresses issues such as civil disobedience and resistance, ideas that greatly influenced the American War for Independence. On this episode we look at chapters four and five regarding whether or not the...
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November 26, 2020 28 min
On today's episode I begin walking through the book Lex Rex, by Samuel Rutherford. Lex Rex simply means that the law is king. It is a book that very simply and logically looks at the nature and purpose of government. It also includes topics such as civil disobedience and resistance, ideas that led to Rutherford himself being arrested. On this episode we look at the first three chapters and why government exists in the first pla...
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Today is the second part of my defense of theonomy. Last episode, I responded to a 9Marks podcast episode hosted by Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever. Today, I look at a recent episode from the White Horse Inn podcast, hosted by Dr. Michael Horton. While the episode originally aired back in 2008, it was re-released a few weeks ago prior to the election. So, today I look at some of the statements that the hosts make, showing some incon...
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