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God's Powers That Be

(Rom. 13:1)  “Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.” In the above verse the words “powers that be” refer to the “gift of government” to mankind. God’s intention for government was to rule for Him and not just oneself, and that is precisely why we as American’s should be thankful for our form of government that is patterned after God’s ideology and not this world’s. Our Constitution, Amendments, and Declaration of Independence, were all written by our founding fathers with the will of God in mind, as well as the personal dream of having a free country where every man has the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. As Americans we have a tremendous heritage to remember and protect. A heritage that has been handed down to us by faithful men who expected us to defend it, because there are those in our world that are determined to undermine and eradicate its great foundation. Communism, Socialism, Marxism, Liberalism, Humanism, and the like, are all ideologies that are anti-American and anti-Christ, but thank God for this great Republic on which we stand. Where we the people have the right to elect representatives that rule for God and us. This country has never been at such a dangerous place since its conception. So beware, the Bible says in (Ps. 11:3) “If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?” Remember that, this 4th of July

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