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The Reconstructionist Agenda and the New Testament

One of the objections frequently urged against Christian Reconstructionism is that its agenda does not align with the New Testament. The objector asserts that many of the concerns emphasized by Christian Reconstructionism are not found upon the pages of the N.T. Now this is a very serious objection as Christian Reconstructionists, as Reformed Christians, are totally committed to the Reformation principle of Sola Scriptura. Thus, with the Westminster Confession of Faith, they affirm that the Scriptures contain "The whole counsel of God, concerning all things necessary for His own glory, man's salvation, faith and life..." (Chap. 1. Sect. VI.). It is for this reason and upon this basis alone that Reconstructionists make a self-conscious effort to align all their thinking and doing, albeit imperfectly, with the whole Word of God.