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Law and Government

Essay by George R. Theiss 

The Religious Nature of Law and the U.S. President

All law is religious in nature.  All law pre-supposes a Law-Giver, who is the "god" of that society.  In a Christian society, the Law-Giver is the God of the Bible, who gave us the Ten Commandments.  Christian common law has been based on these Ten Commandments from the time of the Roman Emperor, Justininian, in the Sixth Century.

The Justininian Code combined earlier Roman Law with Biblical Law.  Theodora, the wife of Justininian, was a devout convert to Christianity.  In early English history, Alfred the Great prefaced his Anglo-Saxon Law Code with the Ten Commandments.

In Islamic countries, Shariah law is based on the Koran (Qu'ran).  Shariah law pre-supposes the authority of another law-giverAllah.  In communist nations, law is based on the Communist Manifesto of Karl Marx.  Communist law pre-supposes that "man" is the ultimate judge of everything.  Thus, "man" is the law-giver and "god" of communism.

Another term for "man" being the law-giver is "humanism."  Simply defined, humanism means the "belief in man."  Humanism is a religion, just like its twin sister, communism.  Both have their "god" (man) and their own prophets (Marx, Mao, Shaw, Dewey, etc.).

Whenever a religion is in power, it will seek to enforce its laws.  No religion can remain in power by allowing any opposing religion to reject its laws.  Examples of this are not hard to find.  For example, in Muslim, Communist and Hindu lands, Christian missionaries are often put to death for attempting to convert people to Christianity.

In modern day America, lip service is still paid to freedom of religion by our leaders.  But this does not stop the humanists from seeking to enforce their religious laws on the rest of us.  Again, examples of this abound.

The Department of Housing and Human Services imposes their religious ethic by forcing a commercial property owner to rent space to an abortion clinic.  They force a Christian couple to rent their second home to homosexuals.

The Department of Labor forces Christians to hire women against their conscience.  The U.S. Military now forbids chaplains to pray in "Jesus Name."  Federal judges order Roy Moore to remove the Ten Commandments from his Alabama State Supreme Court room.

Yet the same Federal Government tells us that a Christian President must not force his religion on the American people.  This is sheer hypocrisy.  All law is religious.  Any religion must enforce its law on the people, whether or not they agree with that law.

The only alternative is lawlessness and chaosat least until another, opposing religion is able to establish itself as the new governmental power and enforce its laws.  The U.S. President should enforce all Constitutional Laws enacted by Congress.

He should use his power of impoundment to confiscate funds used for unconstitutional purposes such as abortion and withhold funding from courts that rule unconstitutionally.  The President has a moral obligation to uphold the Ten Commandments. 

Why?  God is Creator and King.  He is the Law-Giver.  All men have a moral obligation to obey God, whether they agree with Him or notwhether they even believe in Him or not.  Man is the creature who will someday be judged by Almighty Godthe Creator.

Hebrews 9:27 And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment . . . .


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George Theiss is a combat veteran of Vietnam who now follows Lamb of God.  He and his wife Christy have been married 39 years. They have 8 children.


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