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Bill Muehlenberg's commentary on issues of the day...

On Mass Deception and Tyranny

Oct 26, 2020

What does history tell us about mass hysteria and deception?

Yes it happens: the masses can be easily deceived and carried away with evil. Closely related to mass deception is mass hysteria. That these things happen – and far too

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Further Reflections on the Current Crisis

Sep 15, 2020

2020 has been quite a year. Here are some reflections on the current state of play:

I here offer more thoughts on the corona crisis, especially on the rather nightmarish situations as found in Victoria and Queensland. Not only is

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Two Views of the State

Sep 13, 2020

We need a realistic and holistic view of civil government:

Christians are always to run with the total biblical message, and to proclaim the full counsel of God. They are not to pick and choose those bits of the Bible

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A Faith That Makes a Difference

Sep 9, 2020

Real Christianity has always been about transforming our world – not just individual souls:

Christianity is a very practical faith. It of course offers eternal dividends for those who embrace it, but it also has very real implications for life

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The End of History

Sep 1, 2020

Be comforted; human history is something God is in control of:

History is going somewhere. For the Christian, we believe God is not aloof or out of touch with the affairs of men but is actively involved in them. And

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Let’s Make This a Police State Forever!

Aug 18, 2020

Dan Andrews now wants to have Victoria locked down indefinitely!

Wow. No sooner had I finished my article on the “Perfect Tyranny Storm,” which included a warning about Victorian Premier Dan Andrews talking about making our tyrannical state of lockdown

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The Perfect Tyranny Storm

Aug 18, 2020

We must learn from history how tyranny arises:

The more I study the past, the more the present alarms me. For example, I have long wondered how tyranny would come to the West. What form will it take? How will

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Trump and Truth Versus Tyranny and Treason

Jul 8, 2020

President Trump’s Mount Rushmore speech is a must listen and share:

The militant left hates Trump, hates America, hates freedom, hates Christianity, hates the police, and hates just about everything decent and honourable. So here is a good rule of

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Darwin, Racism and Eugenics

Jul 6, 2020

With a new woke war on racism, it is time to reconsider Darwin:

There is little doubt that by today’s standards, Charles Darwin promoted racist views. So when will all the woke activists, all the Antifa militants, and all the

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Be Careful What You Ask For

Jun 27, 2020

We can learn much from the history of ancient Israel:

History is there to learn from. But what we are seeing with the destruction of statues and monuments by the radical secular left is a war on history. All tyrants

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The Cancel Culture: Crucify Him Again

Jun 23, 2020

Now the radicals are demanding that Christian imagery and monuments come down as well:

The radical secular left’s assault on the West is now in full swing, and it is clear that this is an all-out war. It is a

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Jonathan Edwards On True and False Revival

Jun 19, 2020

What Jonathan Edwards wrote about real and fake revival is must reading for today:

Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) was arguably the greatest Christian thinker America has ever produced. He was likely its most important theologian and philosopher. He was also a

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