Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 22, 2021
This incident in Babylon shows us that Christians are justified in getting involved
in politics, but also in resisting a government that compels obedience
to what is contrary to the will of God.
Alfred North Whitehead said, "The key note of idolatry is
contentment with the prevalent gods." Nebuchadnezzar, as we saw
in the conclusion of chapter 2, had been convinced that Jehovah was
the God of gods. Even after this, however, he did not feel compelled
to forsake his lesser gods.