Saturday, November 21, 2009

Civil Disobedience?

It is interesting to hear about people who feel that they can quote Bible verses out of context as a way of getting a political point across.  Perhaps they should consider these verses:

1FIRST OF all, then, I admonish and urge that petitions, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be offered on behalf of all men,
    2For kings and all who are in positions of authority or high responsibility, that [outwardly] we may pass a quiet and undisturbed life [and inwardly] a peaceable one in all godliness and reverence and seriousness in every way.
    3For such [praying] is good and right, and [it is] pleasing and acceptable to God our Savior,
    4Who wishes all men to be saved and [increasingly] to perceive and recognize and discern and know precisely and correctly the [divine] Truth.

1st Timothy 2:1-4 [AMP]

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