For from Zion will go forth the Law
From the days of Thomas Jefferson to the modern-day "Jesus Seminar," arm-chair theologians have crafted theories about what Jesus "really" said. And if there's one thing that Jesus truly, inescapably said, it is that we should call God "Father."
"Of whom every family in heaven and earth is named . . . " (Ephesians 3:15).
Human beings are created in the Image of God, and family-ness is basic to being human. Broken homes mean broken people.
If we learn to accept and obey the authority of our parents, we learn to accept authority in every sphere. We become productive, stress-free, confident.
Then He went down to Nazareth with his
parents and was obedient to them.
And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men. (Luke 2:51-52)
In the Garden of Eden there was the Family. There was no priesthood, no State.
All human beings are created in families. Patriarchy is an inescapable concept. If the Christian pater does not train his family in the Ways of Peace, he will be oppressed by a paternalistic State.
The Institutions of Church and State are unBiblical. They reflect rebellion against God's Law.
The whole history of man as recorded in the Bible is the history of sinful rebellion against society as created in the Garden of Eden, and the construction of institutions based on coercion and violence. It is the history of Politics vs. Patriarchy.
Not Priesthood, nor Statecraft: The Family is God's Central Institution.
Training Ground for Morality, Forgiveness, Self-Discipline, Competence.
Obedience through the Family eliminates tyranny, protects property.
Institutions such as Church and State were formed in rebellion, not faith.
The Christmas Conspiracy Is the Product of the Home
Explore Fifth Archetype: Family
[Back to Archetypes]
The Fifth Archetype: Family
Patriarchy: A Definition
The Bible | | 1.
Presence | | 2. Globalism | | 3.
Theonomy | | 4. Peace | | 5. Family
| | 6. Garden | | 7. Community
Index | | Theology | | History | | Culture | | No State | | No Church | | Godly Families -- Everywhere | | Overview
Vine & Fig Tree
12314 Palm Dr. #107
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
[e-mail to V&FT]
[V&FT Home Page]