|SOME OF THE VERY FEW CHILDREN WHO SURVIVED AUSCHWITZ|
photo: I Survived the 20th century Holocaust
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We cannot seriously believe that any government is tantamount to God.
“My kingdom is not of this world,” said Christ [John 18:36], thereby laying to rest all efforts to parlay him or his message into secular or political power of any kind.
We participate in and support civic affairs insofar as conscience allows, but our salvation is not worked out with or through or by virtue of any government. No government--especially not ours--has ever taught or encouraged the person who is starving to give his or her bread to a child so the child may live.
To equate God with a government is to stray dangerously, perilously far from the Way, the Truth and the Life.
“Shall I crucify your King?” Pilate asked. The chief priests answered, ‘We have no King but Caesar.’” [John 19:15].