SUMMARY: Using a football game with two teams (the warring ideologies of culture), officials (Christians), a rule book (the Bible), and a crowd (the people of the world) as an analogy Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship (Dallas, TX) pastor Tony Evans says that God has a unique perspective on voting. Go 24 minutes in to start the sermon – the embedded video below starts there.
KEY QUOTE: “Kingdom voting is the opportunity and the responsibility of committed Christians to partner with God by expanding his rule in society through civil government.”
BONUS: After the sermon head over to the discussion notes to dig deeper.
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Pastor Duke Kwon says that there are four things we need to recognize when reading Matthew 22:15-22 – political power is seductive, Jesus does not fit neatly into political parties and that we should give and withhold from the government. The sound is lower than normal, so make sure to turn it up.Read more