“That means it contains all the flaws and foibles of mortals so a free people must confine it, restrain it, and keep a wary eye on it.
He embraced minimal government because he had no illusions about the essentially corrupt nature of man and the inevitable magnification of corruption when it’s mixed with political power.”
Isaiah 58:1: Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet,..show their transgression, and their sins
1 Samuel 8: God, the people want a king. God said a king will rule over you, make instruments of war, take your fields, etc.
Failure to speak against evil and passivity–WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY? And what did Dietrich Bonhoeffer say?
“People want to believe that God has a plan for them. But they don’t want to believe that anyone else does.”