Thought provoking wisdom to consider, in my opinion.

If after reading, consider how both you and your legislator’s actions, Christian or otherwise, religious or civil, qualify the USA in relation to this wisdom proverb?

Righteousness exalts a nation,
but sin condemns any people. (Proverb 14:34)

Citizen Tom


Here is the fifth installment of a series on Romans 13:1-7. Romans 13:1-7 requires Christians to honor government authority.

  • PART 1 introduced the topic.
  • PART 2 examined this question: How do we know when those who claim authority over us as our governmental leaders have been appointed by God?
  • PART 3 asked: What is the difference between the obedience we owe to the governing authorities and the obedience we owe to God?
  • PART 4 considered the matter of priorities: How high a priority should a Christian give his role as a citizen of a constitutional republic?

The fact we know something is important doesn’t tell us what to do about it. That’s the issue here.

What is the role of a Christian in a constitutional republic?

I doubt I can formulate an answer that will satisfy everyone, to say the least. Fortunately, the job has already been done better than I can do…

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