“Ask not what your country can do for you, but rather what you can do for your country” (President John Kennedy)
“Render unto Caesar the things that belong to Caesar, and render unto God the things that belong to God” (Jesus Christ).
This week our nation celebrates on the 4th of July our freedom and independence from tyranny, oppression, over taxation, etc.
“America was founded by people who believed that God was their rock of safety. I recognize we must be cautious in claiming that God is on our side, but I think it’s all right to keep asking if we’re on His side” (President Ronald Reagan).
Our NATION (USA) is facing the threat of being placed in bondage by the continual loss of the freedoms our Founders—the 56 courageous men who signed the Declaration of Independence—sacrificed, fought and died to achieve.
Our CHURCH (The Body of Christ) is facing the continual threat of losing the freedoms our Founders—Father, Son and Holy Spirit—made possible by the sacrificial blood of Jesus Christ.
As Christians we hold dual citizenship. Both carry major responsibilities.
7 POSITIVE THINGS CHRISTIANS CAN DO FOR AMERICA
Pray for those in authority (1 Timothy 2:1-6)
Pay our taxes (Romans 13:6-8)
Do not take justice into your own hands (Romans 12:18-21)
Obey the laws of the land (Romans 13:1-5)
Speak-up in the spirit of love and conviction (Acts 5:27-29; Ephesians 4:15).
Daily live the attitude of Christ (Philippians 2:4-9; 1 Peter 4:14-16).
Exercise freedom to vote (Acts 1:24-26).
WHAT WILL YOU INTENTIONALLY DO FOR AMERICA? FOR THE CHURCH?
FREEDOM IS NEVER FREE!
“In order for evil to triumph all it takes is for good men to do NOTHING”
(Sir Edmund Burke).