Summary: What true citizens do for the Lord.
A True Christian Citizen
Matthew 22: 20 And he saith unto them, Whose is this image and superscription?
21 They say unto him, Caesar's. Then saith he unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's; and unto God the things that are God's.
Give to Caesar what is his.
Be sure to give to God everything that belongs to him.
Obey the laws and be totally honest.
Titus 3: 1 Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,
Do the good work that God has give you.
(1) Here are your rights.
Freedom to Worship your Lord.
We have those rights in the Constitution.
Freedom of speech. WE can speak on any subject
We can disagree with the government.
(2) WE have a Responibility.
Matthew 25: 35 For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in:
36 Naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me.
37 Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungred, and fed thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink?
38 When saw we thee a stranger, and took thee in? or naked, and clothed thee?
39 Or when saw we thee sick, or in prison, and came unto thee?
We don’t just pity people we help them.
Cooperation with each other.
Concern . Shows true love You can not God and not help others.
1st John 3: 17 But whoso hath this world's good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?
Real love acts shares and gives.
Psalms 122: 1 (A Song of degrees of David.) I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.
The Church should be number one.
Matthew 6: 33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
Luke 6: 38 Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.
Give back to God what is his.
Time life Tithes.
God give it back to you in way you want know.
(3) Give Respect you will get it back.
1st Peter : 13 Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme;
14 Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well.
We may not agree with it yet obey it.
1st Peter 2: 17 Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.
Respect leaders honor those in high places GOD
Proverbs 14: 34 Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people.
Without God nations will fall.
We are a great nation lets come back to God
Pray daily for yourself church each other.
Read your Bible daily.
Live in peace with yourself and your fellow man.