Christianity and the Government

July 24, 2016
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Topic Notes

  • Welcome!
  • Introducing Alan Robinson
  • The Anabaptist political history
  • It is common for Christians believe that Christian beliefs should be enforced by the state.
  • Modern Anabaptist involvement in government
  • Matthew 5:3-12 and Matthew 5:21-24
  • Historical Christian involvement in government
  • Things changed radically in 313 with the Edict of Milan
  • In the 16th Century, with the Anabaptist movement, Christianity began to move away from government
  • Living what Jesus says.
  • The pitfalls of participating in the political system.
  • Are the governments of the world under the influence of Satan?
  • What of Christian values in a political system?
  • Philippians 2:5-8
  • There is a fine line between serving the public and serving self-interests (power corrupts)
  • Our ultimate help for people is to help them find and follow Jesus.
  • 2 Corinthians 5:16-21
  • Followers of Jesus should be known for their gentleness. Politics strays from this.

BIBLE CONTRADICTION

Is the law of Moses useful?
2 Timothy 3:16 vs Hebrews 7:18

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