C.S. Lewis Saw Government as a Poor Substitute for God

“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.”

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SEE:

C. S. Lewis on Mere Liberty and the Evils of Statism

 

Passivity in Church Leads to Captivity; and Captivity Leads to Death-Jesse Penn-Lewis

 

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.

 

Praying against and speaking out against evil and evil men–the Bible

 

Failure to speak against evil and passivity–WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY? And what did Dietrich Bonhoeffer say?

 

Praying against evil and evil men

 

Evil and Evil Men–Must Pray Against (Bible)

 

He who passively accepts evil is cooperating with it–Bonhoeffer

 

Christianity is not a smiling face, church-going, love society as most Americans understand it.”

 

Remaining silent against evil and the resulting consequences

 

Voluntary Servitude — Not Coercion — Fuels the State’s Power

 

Government is Replacing Religion, According to Researchers

 

“People want to believe that God has a plan for them. But they don’t want to believe that anyone else does.”

 

 

 

 

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