Sciencing Patriotism

“Sciencing Patriotism”
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Pastor Dave Clear
Psalm 33:12

Psalm 33:12 – “Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord; and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance.”

What is patriotism?

Illustration – Eric Liddell (1924 Olympics)

First, patriotism is not just symbolic patriotism.

Second, patriotism is not unrestricted freedom to do anything I want!

Third, patriotism is not a “free ride!”

Fourth, Christian patriotism recognizes dual citizenship.

Fifth, Christian patriotism recognizes this order:  God first, and country second.

Sixth, Christian patriotism is remembering God.

Illustration – William Brewster’s giant iron screw from his printing press raising the fallen mast of the Mayflower.

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