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Isaiah 33:22 "For the Lord is

Isaiah 33:22 "For the Lord is our judge; the Lord is our lawgiver; the Lord is our king; he will save us." = Judicial branch, Legislative Branch, Executive branch

"Where is his throne?"

Psalm 11:4 "The Lord is in his holy temple; the Lord's throne is in heaven; his eyes see, his eyelids test the children of man."

Psalm 103:19 "The Lord has established his throne in the heavens, and his kingdom rules over all."

Isaiah 66:1 "Thus says the Lord: “Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool"

Matthew 23:22 "And whoever swears by heaven swears by the throne of God and by him who sits upon it."

Hebrews 8:1 "Now the point in what we are saying is this: we have such a high priest, one who is seated at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in heaven"

"Where does he hold court?"

Psalm 9:8 "and he judges the world with righteousness; he judges the peoples with uprightness."

Psalm 50:6 "The heavens declare his righteousness, for God himself is judge!"

Psalm 58:11 "Mankind will say, “Surely there is a reward for the righteous; surely there is a God who judges on earth.”

Romans 2:3 "Do you suppose, O man—you who judge those who practice such things and yet do them yourself—that you will escape the judgment of God?"

II Timothy 4:1 "I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom..."

II Timothy 4:8 "Henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will award to me on that Day, and not only to me but also to all who have loved his appearing."

Hebrews 12:23 "to the assembly [the Church] of the firstborn [Jesus, firstborn from the dead] who are enrolled in heaven, and to God, the judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous made perfect"

Hebrews 13:4 "Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous." (notice the complete absence of a "state" between God and mankinds' marriages)

James 4:12 "There is only one lawgiver and judge, he who is able to save and to destroy. But who are you to judge your neighbor?"

I Peter 2:23 "When [Jesus] was reviled, he did not revile in return; when he suffered, he did not threaten, but continued entrusting himself to him who judges justly."

Revelation 20:12 "And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Then another book was opened, which is the book of life. And the dead were judged by what was written in the books, according to what they had done."

"Where and how does he collect taxes?
God doesn't use force to extract wealth that he owns but gives us stewardship over. Christians seeking to act as God acts give freely to the poor and do not seek to steal from some in order to give to others. States only survive by taxation because states have no innate ability to produce anything of itself. God has no such limitations on production and has no need to extract our wealth. He commands us to give generously to others.

Where is it described/prescribed in the Bible Who is in power?

His Kingdom, his governance, his Lordship, etc is described throughout the Scriptures, a fraction of which I have listed here. God alone has power. He gives man stewardship over his earth (property - see Gen 1:28-30) and gives government stewardship over the administration of justice between men, and justice alone (Romans 13; Proverbs 29:4 "By justice a king builds up the land, but he who taxes heavily tears it down" - Proverbs 8:15,16 "By [wisdom] kings reign, and rulers decree what is just; by [wisdom] princes rule, and nobles, all who govern justly")

Where is his army and how are they equipped?

Every Christian is a soldier of God. We fight with love, correct ideas, persuasion, the Word of God because weapons of war does not create lasting change for the better.

Ephesians 6:13-17 "Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm. Stand therefore, having fastened on the belt of truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness, and, as shoes for your feet, having put on the readiness given by the gospel of peace. In all circumstances take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming darts of the evil one; and take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God,"

John 18:36 "Jesus answered, “My kingdom is not of this world. If my kingdom were of this world, my servants would have been fighting, that I might not be delivered over to the Jews. But my kingdom is not from the world.”"

II Corinthians 10:3-5 "For though we walk in the flesh, we are not waging war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds. We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ,"

What does he do to put down rebellion?
People have been rebelling against him since Creation. His solution is to freely invite them back with mercy and forgiveness. Those who don't will be destroyed in the last day.

Daniel 9:9 "To the Lord our God belong mercy and forgiveness, for we have rebelled against him"

II Corinthians 5:18,19 "All this is from God, who through Christ reconciled us to himself and gave us the ministry of reconciliation; that is, in Christ God was reconciling[b] the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting to us the message of reconciliation." (reconciliation just means restored relationship)

Even those who rebel will eventually honor God as King on the last day
Romans 14:11 "for it is written,“As I live, says the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God.”"

God's patience will run out.
Romans 2:4,5 "Or do you presume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God's kindness is meant to lead you to repentance? But because of your hard and impenitent heart you are storing up wrath for yourself on the day of wrath when God's righteous judgment will be revealed."

What does he do to stop corruption?
He freely lets people choose to be wrong. Christians also must allow people to choose to be wrong. We can persuade and teach, but we cannot use force, even the force of a state.

Romans 1:28 "Since they did not see it worth it to acknowledge God, God gave them up to a debased mind to do what ought not to be done."

Where are his treasures?
Matthew 6:20 "but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal."

Ephesians 2:8 "For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God"

Please describe to me the features of this "Biblical theocracy"
I've described a lot of details of this theocracy, but in a nutshel: God rules whether or not people believe it. On the last day, everyone will believe it. Our submission to him is voluntary and from the heart. Christ is King and there is no one who will succeed him

Luke 1:32 "He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. And the Lord God will give to him the throne of his father David" (The throne of David over ancient Israel is a common image of God's throne over New Israel, the Church.. aka The Kingdom of God. The only people who exist after the last day will be those citizens of New Israel)

Hebrews 1:8 "But of the Son he says,“Your throne, O God, is forever and ever, the scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your kingdom."

Hebrews 12:12 "looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God."

And if we are in a "Biblical theocracy", why does it APPEAR that we are in a mercantilist oligarchy that's operating in the guise of a constitutional republic?
Because we live in a fallen world where people are evil.... Now is the time of God's patience. God's judgment will remove kingdoms of this world.

But even despite the world's rebellion, God judges in the hear and now as well as in the Last Day. The books of Isaish, Amos, as well as many others express how God judges nations. I believe economic law is a very real way that God judges people. When peoples try to take care of the poor by means of theft, more poverty is created. When currencies are based on fraud, they collapse. When nations seek strength by the sword, their militaries will fail.

"You must be frank with the world; frankness is the child of honesty and courage...Never do anything wrong to make a friend or keep one...Above all do not appear to others what you are not" - Robert E. Lee, CSA