the purpose of the planet is to bring the heavens HERE. Even Jesus said we would do greater things than HE did!
explain this to me?"the purpose of this planet is to bring
you obviously thought this out and come to a conclusion,
setting your expectations to high,can cause depressiuon
Faith is the belief in something GREATER than man.
To begin with : greater than ONESELF - he/she who believes - but no one should feel forced to.
Encompassing MANKIND as much as the universe itself.
What is government ? (Or what it should be)
A building and men sitting in it, chosen by others to (presumably) protect the texts ALL have agreed upon.
Government is NOTHING but AN ARTIFACT of MAN AS A "SOCIAL CREATURE" - for whom a MINIMUM AMOUNT OF ORDER is necessary, to not degenerate in TOTAL CHAOS when there is NO order at all.
And I insist on MINIMUM amount.
Because, at the opposite end, a MAXIMUM ORDER becomes synonym for TOTAL ENSLAVEMENT of the many by a few, at the very top, with enough of critical mass of minions to coerce, subject everybody else.
ALL MEN being corruptible you REALLY, REALLY DO NOT WANT Reed's Law to apply to their CORRUPTION WEIGHT POTENTIAL :
Indeed you REALLY, REALLY DO NOT WANT it to apply to BIG GOVERNMENT AND ITS FLOODING OF UNJUST, PERVERTED LAWS.
The SIMPLE, LIMITED Constitutional Texts = the Foundations. That is, ALL that really matters for the people living upon these.
Example of such texts : the U.S. Constitution and the first 13 amendments. While the 14th and up are MUCH QUESTIONABLE.
Faith in god = faith in government (???)
is like saying :
A man's entire life = his daily opening the fridge in the morning.
Rather far fetched, isn't it ? Well, that's on purpose.
But it is obvious enough, I believe, that nobody in their sane mind would want - ANYWAY - THEIR DAILY OPENING THE FRIDGE to define their entire life. Especially when opening the fridge has become synonym for abiding to laws enforced by (too big) government.
"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.
"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius
They are all Christians and hate the state with a passion, do you see how ridiculous the assertion is now?
I am a Christian, and I can assure you I have absolutely zero faith in government.
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"The State is a gang of thieves writ large." - Murray Rothbard
If a christian truly believes in God and has faith in him, then that christian realizes that God is the only Holy and Perfect entity in the universe. There fore faith in God should also mean a lack of faith for government.
Let me explain. If you have faith in God then you should have faith in his commandments and holy writ. God's word is very different from tyrannical legislation. When you see supposed Christians supporting a tyrannical and vicious government, you are seeing Christians who have put their faith in men and not God and these Christians are being deceived. The closer you draw to God, the more you trust him, and you come to realize he is where our faith should be.
There are plenty of places in the bible that speak out against how our governments operate. To make any connection between government and God is an outright fallacy. It is true that there are those who simply follow religion just like they follow government, but these people do not know God or they are not really trying to know God.