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In answer to somebody's rant re Romans 13

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by pinoybaptist, Nov 12, 2013.

  1. pinoybaptist

    pinoybaptist Active Member
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    Obama is the elected president, according to law. Did God ordain this ? maybe. maybe not. I say maybe not because all God had to do for an evil man with an evil heart of unbelief to reign over His own in this time world, is.....nothing. Well, there he is, so be it.

    Going underground, or taking to the hills, bearing arms to fight an armed conflict with this president, his minions, and his lapdogs in the Armed Forces is one thing. absolutely not what the word of God commands.
    But there is NOT ONE WORD in the Bible that says Christians are to be "yes-men" and kiss the behind of an evil man such as Obama. There is NOTHING in the Bible that says Christians are not to speak out in criticism, frustration, or even contempt of a ruler whose directions and policies are clearly anti-Christ, anti-Bible, and aligned with those of the enemies of God's peole, and I don't just mean Israel,

    As long as you, the Christian, DO NOT BREAK THE LAWS OF THIS LAND in your opposition to this current tenant at the White House, then you are in "good works", and doing that which is good. There is NO LAW that prohibits opposition to Obama's policies and socialistic directions, there is NO LAW that prohibits disrespectful speech against the president of this country, or any of its rulers in all levels, there is NO LAW that prohibits organized, peaceful assembly to address grievances........YET.
    There ARE LAWS against sedition, libel, and rebellion.
    Those laws, all Christians, are compelled by Scripture not to break.

    self-explanatory.

    another activity in which the Christian SHOULD NOT be involved in besides taking up arms is NON-PAYMENT OF TAXES. This is without controversy a scriptural instruction.
    NOTE: honor TO WHOM honor. It is my personal opinion, as a believer, and a citizen of this country, that Obama does not deserve my respect and honor as president. Whether he does as a person, is another matter, though I might say, probably not.
     
  2. Don

    Don Well-Known Member
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    I agree with you; but I also offer a different example of Saul. The people wanted a king; God gave them Saul. Do we think God didn't know that Saul would allow the power and authority to corrupt him? I think God knew all along; and intended Saul to be a lesson for/to the people.
     
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    no argument here, Don.
     
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