The jaws of power are always open to devour, and her arm is always stretched out, if possible, to destroy the freedom of thinking, speaking, and writing. John Adams quotes.liberty-tree.ca/q
Devotional thoughts; As Christians what does God's Word tell us to do first when it come to Government. Government is the people.
1 Timothy 2:1 I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; 2 For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty. K.J.V. in public domain
Matthew 7:12 Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.K.J.V. in Public Domain
Mark 12: 30 And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment.
31 And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.K.J.V. in Public Domain
First line of business as a Christian,
Overcoming power from the Word for daily life and witness:
How are we to be Over comers; Romans 12 ,
Love unconditional 1 Corinthians 13
Be strong in Faith. Hebrews 11
Being salt and light: Matthew 5-8
Making a difference: Matthew 25:35-40
Know that we fight against the enemy the old Devil Ephesians 6
Psalms 18:30 As for God, his way is perfect:
The Lordís word is flawless;
he shields all who take refuge in him.
31 For who is God besides the Lord?
And who is the Rock except our God?
32 It is God who arms me with strength
and keeps my way secure.
33 He makes my feet like the feet of a deer;
he causes me to stand on the heights. N.I.V.
Psalms 18:46 The Lord liveth; and blessed be my rock; and let the God of my salvation be exalted. 48 He delivereth me from mine enemies: .....................
49 Therefore will I give thanks unto thee, O Lord, among the heathen, and sing praises unto thy name. K.J.V. in Public Domain www.biblegateway.com/pas