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It is most likely a byproduct of our national heritage that we are generally repulsed by the concept of a monarchy as our form of government. Unfortunately, this aversion is clearly reflected in our Americanized brand of “Christianity”, which seems to favor the notion that the masses should get a vote in how the truth is ultimately defined. While we can embrace the image of a powerful King in the role of our defender or provider, we much prefer the picture of a gentle lamb when it comes to addressing the issue of our accountability. In reading the parables Jesus used to describe the Kingdom of God (a.k.a. the Kingdom of Heaven), it is very clear that democracy is not the form of governance at work there.

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