Heart of A Shepherd Readers and Followers:
You are invited to join me for a “politically incorrect,” but Biblically sound message I preached Veteran’s Day Sunday, November 13, 2022, titled, “An America Worth Fighting For.” My Scripture was Romans 13, 1 Timothy 2:1-4, and Genesis 47:13-26.
Democracy or Republic: Is there a difference?
The word “Democracy” does not occur in our Declaration of Independence, or in the Constitution of the United States. The United States is a Republic, not a Democracy.
In a Republic, individuals have a voice, and their rights and liberties are protected. In a Democracy, the majority rules, and dissenting voices are suppressed.
Warning – When the virtuous character of a nation declines, so does its tolerance for individual rights and freedoms.
This message will draw a parallel with ancient Egypt (Genesis 47:13-26), and how current USA policy is taking us down the road to being a socialist nation.
Warning – Government dependence invariably leads to government bondage.
Conclusion: Only men of great moral character are able to govern a great nation.
With the heart of a shepherd,
Travis D. Smith
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