Patriotism and God

In recent years patriotism has gotten a bad rap.

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Overview

Living in a time when issues of war, religious politics, and a host of other moral opinions divide the United States, a call to patriotism seems like an imprudent request. But patriotism, like all other kinds of loyalties, can draw us closer or farther away from God. So what does it mean to be patriotic and Christian? What can patriotism, the love of country, teach us about Godís love?

Table of Contents

LEADER'S GUIDE

    • Identify the Current Issue

    • Discover the Eternal Principles

Teaching point one: Love of country can reflect Godís call to be self-giving.
Teaching point two:: Love of country can reflect Godís call to relationships.
Teaching point three: Love of country can draw us closer or farther away from God.
    • Apply Your Findings

HANDOUT FOR FURTHER STUDY

ARTICLE FROM CHRISTIANITY TODAY

    • Whatís Right About Patriotism, by David Gushee (July 2006, 2 pages)

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