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Every Christ follower in America should read this book NOW!!!
on September 17, 2012
It is time for the church to RISE UP and Righteously resist the corrupt governmental Tyranny running rampant in America today! It is more than well past time for us to stand up as a Christian People and at least try to take back our once great country from the clutches of our enemy the devil and his willing political servants.But wait,aren't we as followers of Christ supposed to blindly and unconditionally submit to all authority just the way it says to do in Romans 13? That is my Pastor's view and while I respect his opinions as my mentor,friend, and Pastor this supposed biblical directive never sat well with me so it was time to start reading the word and doing my research into this troubling doctrine of many modern churches.After some good finds and more than a few commentaries that simply echo the party line of "Don't think ..just OBEY!" I found this OUTSTANDING book by Gordan Runyan!! This book is very clearly the definitive work on how we as Christians should really look at how to apply the lessons in Romans 13 to our actual daily lives in a way that flies in the face of conventional church dogma but is completely in line with the expectations and Character of our Graceful GOD.Gordan makes his points clearly and concisely with plenty of scriptural support and references.He demystifies how we should interpret and apply righteous resistance and disobedience to ANY corrupt authority!This book helped validate the things that GOD was revealing to me in my spirit in such a bold way that I know know without a doubt that I have read and interpreted what GOD showed me in his word properly!What a wonderful affirmation it is to know that we can resist and that in fact it is out DUTY to resist all such tyranny in what ever form we might run into it in.I will definitely be reading Gordan's other books now to see what other insights I might glean form his perspective on GOD's word.I am also going to buy a copy of this book for my Pastor and have him read it with me in an effort to see if we can reconcile our currently opposing view points and then take a unified approach to sharing it with the whole church. I have noticed a funny thing about "Truth"...once confronted with it you MUST take action and responsibility for that truth. Thank You Gordan for writing such a great book!! I look forward to reading your other works. Bless you Brother.