Hey you…. Involvement in politics is obeying God


So once again, since the election is over, I am hearing people say that politics and religion do not mix.
THAT IS A LIE!!!!
I had to use caps to get your attention. First off let’s look at the book of Daniel
4:17 – For this has been decreed by the messengers; it is commanded by the holy ones, so that everyone may know that the Most High rules over the kingdoms of the world. He gives them to anyone he chooses— even to the lowliest of people.”
Now let’s look at leadership:
Matthew 20:25 – But Jesus called them together and said, “You know that the rulers in this world lord it over their people, and officials flaunt their authority over those under them. 26 But among you it will be different. Whoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant, 27 and whoever wants to be first among you must become your slave. 28 For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many.”
Why bother to mention how worldly members of government behave? Because it is to show how we are to act when we take an EQUAL level within a government. So this servant leadership is not just for leadership in a religion, but within a government as well. And I will take this one step further. It is Jesus giving a prophetic statement to a time when a nation would be founded upon Christian principles and laws. Namely, the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
So now let’s look at the first amendment:
“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”
It states clearly that the government a.k.a. congress, cannot make a state run religion. Why was this so important to the founders?
It was due to the actions of Henry the Eight. He took the next logical step in the digression of those in power to not only sin, but to control the masses. He made royalty the head of the Church of England. As a result it empowered him to live an adulterous live and the death of most of his wives by his order.
We must also remember that other nations in the past labeled those in power as god. The Egyptians, the Romans, the Chinese are just three examples of the many ancient nations that did this very thing. The founding fathers of this nation saw what a state or government run religion would result in. Sin and corruption.
Then the founding fathers state in the first amendment that the government cannot interfere in the practice of your religion when they do not conflict with not only the law, but the Bible. Nowhere does it state that religion must stay out of the government. It actually states the complete opposite in Matthew 20. So Christians MUST be involved in how the government operates to the point of joining it AS A CHRISTIAN. For the government is to be the servant of the people, not the dictator of them. Any who oppose this mentality are working contrary to the teachings of the Bible and thus are against God.

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