America is a republic that has been self-governed "by the people" for close to 250 years. It has been traditionally thought of as a Christian nation. How was its government formed? Can we find similarities between America's government and government in the Bible?
God's original plan for usStarting at 10 min02 sec
How did God originally intend for humans to live? How was government supposed to work?
The first king mentioned in the BibleStarting at 18 min16 sec
Whenever something is mentioned for the first time in the Bible, it generally sets the standard for understanding that concept in the rest of the Bible.
Is God your King, or are you your king?Starting at 20 min50 sec
These two forms of government show up throughout the Bible and still apply to government today.
God allows people to have a human kingStarting at 36 min05 sec
Though God was not in favor of it, He still allowed people to have a human king. But it was not without warning.
God gives His rules for having a human kingStarting at 45 min30 sec
The rules that God put around a human king echo the principles that ended up forming the American republic.