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The Most Important National Treasure

The Most Important National Treasure

The Most Important National Treasure (NOTE: This statement was delivered to a group of diplomats at the United Nations, New York 19 June 1986.) Every nation has its treasures – those things that it values from a cultural or material point of view. Typically, the national treasures are items that are an integral part of […]

The Covenant That Can Undergird the Sta...

The Covenant That Can Undergird the Statesman

The Covenant That Can Undergird the Statesman The God Who created us is a covenant-keeping God. Covenant, first of all, describes the unchangeable partnership between an omniscient, omnipotent, omnipresent Creator and finite man. The covenant nature of our God is of utmost value because in covenant, we can know what to expect of each party […]

The View of God Upon Which to Build Sta...

The View of God Upon Which to Build Statesmanship

The View of God Upon Which to Build Statesmanship I believe everyone is familiar with the encounter that David had with Goliath. David was a teenager. Goliath was a 9’9” tall, seasoned, powerful warrior. Everyone knows that David fearlessly felled this giant with a pebble employing a slingshot, perhaps the crudest of all instruments. However, […]

The Statesman Is Able to Envision Our N...

The Statesman Is Able to Envision Our Nations as They Are Intended to Be

The Statesman Is Able to Envision Our Nations as They Are Intended to Be/h3> Our Creator paints a wonderful picture of what to us mortals seems like an unattainable picture. He vividly describes the future of His Kingdom on this earth when He, through Jesus, will reign on the earth. That reign will be characterized […]

The Statesman Looks at ‘Separation of C

The Statesman Looks at ‘Separation of Church and State’

The Statesman Looks at ‘Separation of Church and State’ We have recently been looking at the roles of Government, Religious Institution and Family in bringing God’s promised blessings to a nation. Before we move on, let us consider the concept known as “separation of Church and State”. King Jehoshaphat, of Judah, reigned 873-949 B.C. His […]

The Statesman Learns to Cry Out to God

The Statesman Learns to Cry Out to God

The Statesman Learns to Cry Out to God The Statesman is first and foremost a leader drawn out of the community to serve the people in achieving the well-being our Creator designed for the people. The Statesman, remembering who he or she is, then identifies with those he or she is called to serve. Hence, […]

The Continuous Awakening That Must Sust...

The Continuous Awakening That Must Sustain the Statesman

The Continuous Awakening That Must Sustain the Statesman Regardless of the specific role we are called upon to play in our nations, whether in Government, Religious Institution or Family, we are called upon to be a manifestation of our Creator – our Heavenly Father. His intent is to live through us as His instruments to […]

The Role of the Religious Institution i...

The Role of the Religious Institution in National Obedience

The Role of the Religious Institution in National Obedience to Our Creator and Implications for the Statesman We are addressing the issue “How could a nation experience God’s blessings promised to the nation that is obedient to Him?” God has promised: Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people (Proverbs 14:34). […]