I love my family in a way that I don’t love your family—or any one else’s family. They are MY family. The psalmist demonstrated this when he said, “If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let My right hand forget her cunning” (Psalm 137:5). Love of the fatherland is not wrong.
We need to distinguish between rights and responsibilities. We have a responsibility to God and government, but our responsibility to God overrides any other responsibility. When our government is good, we should praise our government.
Romans 13:7 says, “Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honor to whom honor.”
First Peter 2:17 says, “Honor all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.”
About the author: Greg is a strong believer in Jesus Christ and is also a political analyst, author, and is the Editor-in-Chief for the National War Council. By day he is a self-employed non-emergency medical transport driver, as well as being an author and blogger. His articles are first published on TCP News and Inspirational Christian Blogs, and from there the articles are widely published on many well-known conservative websites. If you would like to republish his articles, please feel free to do so leaving all links intact and crediting the author and the website that the article appeared on.
Greg is the author of the newly released book: Spiritual Darkness is Destroying America and the Church
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