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The Statesman Addresses the Goal of Qua...

The Statesman Addresses the Goal of Quality of Life

The Statesman Addresses the Goal of Quality of Life Our Creator has defined the quality of life He has designed for each member of His creation to be: “a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity” (1 Timothy 2:2). The context of this promise makes clear that the decisions of governing officials are critical […]

The Statesman Benefits from the Undeser...

The Statesman Benefits from the Undeserved Goodness of God

The Statesman Benefits from the Undeserved Goodness of God As we learn to work with God, who is our Supreme Master, the One who rules over our nations, it is essential that we fully understand Him. One essential element is understanding His general goodness to mankind not based upon our particular goodness or our obedience […]

The Statesman and Advisors

The Statesman and Advisors

The Statesman and Advisors It is fascinating to consider mankind’s journey in gaining knowledge of God and His intended role in the affairs of His creation. I believe an important element of that truth is revealed to us in the ninth century B.C. and continues to be relevant today: Throughout the time Jehoiada the priest instructed him, […]

Handbook for Governing as a Statesman

Handbook for Governing as a Statesman

Handbook for Governing as a Statesman The Statesman struggles to find the most effective solution to each problem faced. Let us look at the issue from a different perspective. The issue becomes clearer when we begin to consider the underlying values that must guide those solutions. King Solomon, ruled during the tenth century B.C. He […]

L’homme d’État et les conseillers

L’homme d’État et les conseillers

L’homme d’État et les conseillers Il est fascinant de considérer le chemin parcouru par l’humanité pour acquérir la connaissance de Dieu et de son rôle prévu dans les affaires de sa création. Je crois qu’un élément important de cette vérité nous est révélé au IXe siècle av. et reste d’actualité aujourd’hui : Pendant tout le temps […]

L’homme d’État bénéficie de la bonté im

L’homme d’État bénéficie de la bonté imméritée de Dieu

L’homme d’État bénéficie de la bonté imméritée de Dieu Alors que nous apprenons à travailler avec Dieu, qui est notre Seigneur, Celui qui règne sur nos nations, il est essentiel que nous Le comprenions pleinement. Un élément essentiel est de comprendre sa bonté générale envers l’humanité, non pas basée sur notre bonté particulière ou notre […]

The Statesman as Caretaker

The Statesman as Caretaker

The Statesman as Caretaker Our Creator and Master teaches us that we live and operate within a temporary world before He comes to visibly reign in the person of Jesus. It begins with God’s clarification of Jesus’ birth 700 years beforehand: For to us a child is born, to us a son is given (Isaiah […]

The Statesman’s Resource of a Personal

The Statesman’s Resource of a Personal Guide

The Statesman’s Resource of a Personal Guide It was King David who began Psalm 23 with words that should inspire every Statesman: The Lord is my shepherd (Psalm 23:1). He, as a ruler, was continually challenged with threats beyond his capacity. Here, he presents the image of himself as a vulnerable sheep dependent upon a protective shepherd […]

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 […]