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Has Your State Legislature Forfeited Its Validity?

Has Your State Legislature Forfeited Its Validity?

Do you see that it is essential that the body of the people know and understand what law is and what it is not? Do you see that, unless the people know the standards which establish legislative enactments as valid law or show them to be lawless frauds, they will not be able to hold a lawless legislature like the one we have in Maryland in check? To enjoy the benefits of law and liberty, we cannot be ignorant of their Source and nature.

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What Law Is and Isn’t, and Why It Matters

What Law Is and Isn’t, and Why It Matters

Our founders didn’t recognize things like the “Stamp Act” and the “Townshend Act” as lawful. This is why the Declaration of Independence refers to these enactments as “pretended legislation.” “Pretended Legislation”! So, here is one crucial thing that our ancestors knew that we seem to have forgotten: There are objective standards by which to determine if the acts of legislatures or executives or courts are lawful.

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Rev Jacob Duché leading in prayer at the first Continental Congress, 1774

That the Whole World May Know

When a civil government denies the Lordship of Jesus Christ, it asserts that it, the civil government itself, is greater than Him – that it is above Him and that its own so-called laws, not His Law, are the laws that must be obeyed. So the federal government has made itself into a wretched beastly idol in our day. What you have then is the very essence of tyranny. Obey the tyrant’s so-called law even when it requires you to disobey the Law of the One True God.

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