By Blair Lutheran | Listen | Watch | 21m
Published in February of 2021
SUMMARY: Preaching from Mark 1 and centering on the theme of repentance Paul Sannerud of Blair Lutheran Church (Blair, WI) says that the ideology of Christian nationalism perverts the gospel in three key ways. First, the nation is seen as the “savior” of history. Second, it embraces power and greatness to save the world. And third, it believes Christians are persecuted when we can’t impose our will on other people.
KEY QUOTE: “Christian nationalism blurs the line between patriotism and Christianity. It is a civil religion that puts our earthly citizenship above our obligations as a follower of Christ.”
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