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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 Serving Under the Ultimat...

The Statesman Serving Under the Ultimate King

The Statesman Serving Under the Ultimate King There is the repeated declaration throughout God’s instruction book that He is the ultimate King over our nations and our world. For example: For the Lord Most High is to be feared [and worshipped with awe-inspiring reverence and obedience]; He is a great King over all the earth […]

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 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). […]

The Role of the Family in National Obed...

The Role of the Family in National Obedience

The Role of the Family in National Obedience to Our Creator, and Implications for the Statesman We have been addressing the issue “How could a nation experience God’s blessing 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). […]

The Citizenship of the Statesman

The Citizenship of the Statesman

The Citizenship of the Statesman Returning to the foundational truth: God is King of all the earth. God reigns over the nations; God is seated on His holy throne (Psalms 47:7-8). There is a special benefit for the Statesman that results from faith in the One who designed the system in which they serve. Therefore, […]

The Statesman Considers Our Creator’s H

The Statesman Considers Our Creator’s Hand upon the Nation

The Statesman Considers Our Creator’s Hand upon the Nation   God made an astounding promise to Abraham, the father of ancient Israel: all the peoples on earth will be blessed through you (Genesis 12:3). This promise is repeated numerous times. Let us seek to understand what it was that made this promise applicable to other nations: Abraham […]