It can be said that the State’s job is dual. To render God the service that is owed to him as he commands it since he defines justice, and also to render unto God the obedience he is owed being that he has bestowed the power to the state.
The church is not like the common people in respect to the relationship between the government and its citizens. Paul gives clear points on what should be our relationship to our government.
The life of John the Baptist gives us a better image of what the Christian should do in relation to the political climate. We are not to specifically claim affiliation to a political party, we are not to give our absolute trust in a specific side of the discourse, but instead we are to hold those who are above us in authority to the standard in which the scriptures hold them to.
A continuation on the idea of God the Father as seen in the Apostles Creed.
Blessed says the Psalm, is the nation whose God is the Lord. Such is blasphemy in the modern political and cultural discourse. For a while,
I believe in God the Father… The early church had a very clear concept of the paternity of God, however because of the distance from