By Randy Keene
Pastor, First Baptist Church, Minor Hill
Focal Passage: Romans 13:1-10
Politics is not my favorite subject to talk about these days. It seems we are in a very sensitive era when it comes to politics and government. But as the child of God, we must reflect His attributes and not those of the world. There are several Bible passages that deal with government and politics but Romans 13 is probably the one most preached and studied. Paul was very familiar with Roman politics so it is fitting he offers some wise advice on how Christians should relate to government.
In verses 1 through 4 he urges believers to respond to government with obedience, submitting to the governing authorities. [Read more…]