– The predominant theme of the NT pertaining to the believer’s relationship to the government is to submit to authority (Rom 14; 1 Peter 2)
– The church, not the government, is God’s chosen instrument to spread the gospel (Matt 28:18-20)
– Our desire should be a government that honors God and allows the church to pursue her mission unencumbered (1 Tim 2:1-4)
– Given NT principles regarding government and the church, it may be best to lean toward candidates who are strong on religious liberty and freedom of speech.
Episode 82: How should Christian’s consider a politician’s spiritual life when voting?