Sabbath Keepers in Government
by Bill Lussenheide
“Currently the newswires and the media are abuzz about the Presidential election in the United States to be held in 2012. Speculation abounds about who will be running and what will be their platforms. As Christians serving as God’s ambassadors, we face interesting questions in regards to what level of participation we should have in regards to political activity, voting, and serving in office.
Should Sabbatarians be serving in civil government? It is a question that many seventh day observing groups have attempted to tackle over the last century, with differing opinions on the appropriateness of doing so. The issue has been debated down to the point of whether or not Christians should even vote.
This article will take an overview of Sabbatarians who have served in office, or have been involved in politics over history. We will discover that seventh day observers have a long history of serving in a Godly fashion in secular government, and in being very effective in doing so…”
(this article is an excerpt from the November–December 2011 edition of the Sabbath Sentinel)
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