Politics and Faith

The Cross in the Ballot Box

As followers of Christ how much are we to get involved in politics? Are there any boundaries and if so where do they come from? A post about Politics and Discipleship.

by Andrew Stroud | 8 min read

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Andrew has a passion for discipleship and disciple-making and has trained leaders for the kingdom who are living and sharing their faith around the world. He loves being outdoors and enjoys reading, writing, and running. He and his family live in San Diego, CA.

  1. Mark 12.17
  2. It was President Lincoln who first used this description of American government as part of his Gettysburg Address.
  3. John 6.14-15
  4. John 18.33-37 and 19.9-11
  5. See Romans 13, 1 Timothy 2, and 1 Peter 2
  6. The sealing of the Magna Carta in 1215 set us on a path that eventually led to the Declaration of Independence in 1776.
  7. Romans 13.1
  8. 1 Timothy 2.1-2
  9. 1 John 2.15-17
  10. Hebrews 11.9-10 and 13.14
  11. Matthew 26.52-53
  12. 1 Thessalonians 4.11-12
  13. 1 Timothy 2.1-4
  14. Luke 22.25-26

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