Ron Johnson Discipleship Podcast

E152 Language: How was intellectual power democratized?

Why is it that for many Americans the word "nationalism" has become a word of derision? What's wrong with having a love for one's country? In today's podcast we'll discuss the biblical origins of the concept of nation-states and the value of biblical nationalism. Nations are actually the invention of a sovereign God and serve as a vital barrier to global totalitarianism. The Bible, translated into the common language of the people, served as the foundation for both national identity and international compassion. Preserving our national identity as "One nation under God" requires a return to the biblical worldview and the common language we share when we joyfully submit to God as ruler of the nations.

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