Salt and Light Part 3

Does God Have a Place in Government?

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

I. Salt and Light

A. Salt and Light

1. (Matt. 5:13-16 MSG) Salt and light of the world.

a.(2 Cor. 5:20, 6:1 both AMP)

b.(Matt. 28:18-20) disciple the nations

c.(Gen. 12:2-3; 18:17-19) Judeo-Christian

~(Ps. 9:15-20) nations sunk down

~(Ps. 11:3) foundations destroyed

~(Ps. 33:10-12) a blessed nation

~(Prov. 14:34) righteousness exalts a nation

~(Prov. 30:11-14 TPT) this generation

B. Does God have a Place in Government?

1.(Matt. 22:15-21 AMP) God vs. government

2.(Mk. 8:15) leaven of the Pharisees and Herod.

a.(Luke 12:1) leaven of the Pharisees-hypocrisy

b.Leaven of Herod (politics and P.C.)

c.(1 Cor. 5:6-8) Leaven of sexual perversion.

d.(Matt. 13:33) Leaven of the Kingdom

3.(John 18:33-36) Fight for the kingdom!

4.(Rom. 13:1-7) Government is ordained by God to punish wrong doers.

5.(Exo. 18:24-26) godly government

a.Levels of government:

~10’s are local gov. ie sheriff, chief of police, city council etc.

~50’s are regional gov. ie districts

~100’s are state gov. ie governor, senators, representatives.

~1,000’s are federal gov.

6. View Attachment: Declaration of IndependenceDeclaration of Independence

7. View Attachment: Democratic & Republican Platforms2020 Democratic and Republican Party National Platforms


[Pastor Lee Stokes]

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