Christianity In America Research Paper

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The Bible is God’s word. It proclaims his instructions and views on all things present in life. One entity exceedingly present in life is political institutions (government). In 1 Corinthians 14:40 it is proclaimed, “For all things should be done decently and in order.” We as Christians should, under this circumstance, maintain order throughout our lives. The government in America was founded to keep order in nation. I believe as Christians in America, or anywhere else for that matter, we inform ourselves on what God and the Bible expresses on the topic of government, its position on government, and what Christians should do in relation to government. In 1 Peter 2:13-17 the Bible explains that for the “Lords sake” His followers are to be submissive to human institution which might also be interpreted as the government. This same section of scripture goes on to say that we should “Live as people who are free, not using” our, “freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God. Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor.” At all costs, even if the emperor or ruler is evil, we are still not to place judgment or insults on the ruler of our nation. Doing so is not is not our mission. Christians are to be servants of God. If we followers of Christ serve God out of love and obedience, we will be rewarded in Heaven for whatever persecution we may endure here on earth.…show more content…
If those men are not godly, they’re motives will not always be pure towards God. Some leaders may want the best for the people and the country, or they may only care about their own interests. If the government makes laws that stand against God’s word, we are to obey God rather then men. The Bible specifically commands His followers in Acts 5:29, to “obey God rather than
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