Skip to comments.Bible Verses about a Nation, Leadership and being a good Citizen
Posted on 11/02/2004 10:38:37 AM PST by A_Niceguy_in_CA
ABOUT A NATION
A nation without God's guidance is a nation without order. Happy are those who keep God's law! Proverbs 29:18 (Todays English Version)
A nation will prosper when its ruler is mature, and its leaders don't party too much. Ecclesiastes. 10:17 (Contemporary English Version)
When there is moral rot within a nation, its government topples easily; but with honest, sensible leaders there is stability. Proverbs 28:2 (The Living Bible)
Without wise leadership, a nation falls; with many counselors, there is safety. Proverbs 11:14 (New Living Translation)
Leadership gains authority and respect when the voiceless poor are treated fairly. Proverbs 29:14 (The Message Translation)
Good leaders abhor wrongdoing of all kinds; sound leadership has a moral foundation. Proverbs 16:12 (The Message Translation)
A leader of good judgment gives stability. Proverbs 29:4 (The Message Translation)
It's the men who walk straight who will settle this land, the women with integrity who will last here. Proverbs 2:21 (The Message Translation)
When good people run things, everyone is glad. Proverbs 29:2 (The Message Translation)
ABOUT BEING GOOD CITIZENS
Makes Jesus your Lord proud of you by being good citizens. Respect the authorities, whatever their level; they are God's emissaries for keeping order. It is God's will that by doing good, you might cure the ignorance of fools... Exercise your freedom by serving God, not by breaking the rules. Treat everyone you meet with dignity. Love your spiritual family. Revere God. Respect the government. 1 Peter 2:13-17 (The Message Translation)
Be a good citizen. All governments are under God. Insofar as there is peace and order, it's God's order. So live responsibly as a citizen. Romans 13:1 (The Message Translation)
If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land. 2 Chron. 7:14 (New International Version)
Thank You, JESUS, for a Godly mature President Bush....
Wonderful quick references for those in continual prayer at work etc.
"...its leaders don't party too much"?
Oh Good GRIEF
Would have to agree. The liberalism of the Bible. Make it easy for Mother Ketchup and crew to understand.
I feel that God is truly with us today and with the President who always protects Israel.
I am going to have to go home and check out this passage.
party too much??
King James Version:
Ecclesiastes 10:17: Blessed [art] thou, O land, when thy king [is] the son of nobles, and thy princes eat in due season, for strength, and not for drunkenness!
"Blessed are you, O land, whose king is of nobility and whose princes eat at the appropriate time--for strength and not for drunkenness."
Next thing you know we'll hear from the Gender-neutral version. I've always wondered how that version would translate Proverbs 21:9
Thank you for putting together this list of inspirational verses. Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord. May He protect our president and defend our country from enemies foreign and domestic.
Oh Good GRIEF
here is the NIV version.
Ecclesiastes 10: 17 Blessed are you, O land whose king is of noble birth and whose princes eat at a proper time- for strength and not for drunkenness.
This is the modern Message Version
Ecclesiastes 10 17Lucky the land whose king is mature, Where the princes behave themselves And don't drink themselves silly. [JC]
forgot to say THANK YOU for this thread!!!!