It seems pretty well publicized that the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America within public schools has been found to be unconstitutional by a California judge.
It also seems pretty well publicized that many Christians are upset or even in uproar about this.
So can I add my two cents?: So what?
Since when has this ever been a nation “under God”?
Constitutionally, it is by the people, of the people, and for the people.
Biblically, it is ruled by Satan, the prince of the power of the air.
Praise the Lord that the holy name of God will be less associated with such a nation! Victory!
American Christians (which is an oxymoron in my personal view) should stop dealing in national details and start concerning themselves with the things of the Lord–the matters of the Church, of Christ, and of charity.
The Pledge of Allegiance, when said by a Christian, ties that Christian into obedience to a nation that their God declared with ruled by Satan, just as all the other nations. It could be said, then, that to pledge allegiance to America is to pledge allegiance to Satan.
If America were to ban Bible preaching, those who pledged allegiance would be obligated by their vow to obey lest they be made a liar. Even Scripture says it is better not to take an oath.
For myself, I pledge allegiance to Jesus Christ. No institution of this world — America, Wal-mart, the governments of any nation, or even my own family — ought to be able to come in the way of my commitment to Jesus.
It is nothing short of amazing to me that American Christians get so loud about national matters but quiet up quickly when given opportunities to boldly proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ our Lord.
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