USA Stripping Citizens Rights? Real Christian Do Not Forget - Your Citizenship Is Not Here

The potsherds of the earth may write new laws so that they can arrest citizens of their own country as they please...but so what...if your conversation is in Heaven. Is it?
Philippians 3:20 'For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ'

The first idea which is suggested by the verse under consideration is this—if our citizenship is in Heaven, then WE ARE ALIENS HERE. We are strangers and foreigners, pilgrims and sojourners in the earth, as all our fathers were. In the words of Sacred Writ, “Here we have no continuing city,” but, “we desire a better country, that is an heavenly.” [Hebrews 13:14; 11:16]

The Christian [must be] content very much to let the potsherds strive with the potsherds of the earth [Isa. 45:9]. As citizens [of that heavenly country] they look to the interest of that Divine republic to which they belong. They wait for the time when, having patiently borne with the laws of the land of their banishment, they shall come under the more beneficent sway of Him who reigns in Glory, the King of kings and Lord of lords. If it is possible, as much as lies in you, live peaceably with all men, and serve your day and generation still, but build not your soul’s dwelling place here, for all this earth must be destroyed at the coming of the fiery day. [2Peter 3:10]

Brethren, we rejoice to know, also, that as the result of our being citizens, or rather I ought to have said as the cause of it, our names are written in the roll of Heaven’s freemen. When, at last, the list shall be read, our names, by His Grace, shall be read, too. For where Paul and Peter, where David and Jonathan, where Abraham and Jacob shall be found, we shall be found, too. Numbered with them we were in the Divine purpose, reckoned with them we were in the purchase on the Cross, and with them shall we sit down forever at the tables of the blessed...and neither death nor Hell can erase a single name.

As citizens of the New Jerusalem, we share Heaven’s honors. The glory which belongs to beatified saints belongs to us, for we are already sons of God, already princes of the blood imperial. ’ “Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it does not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that when He shall appear, we shall be like He is. For we shall see Him as He is” [1John 3:2]. Spurgeon

1John 2:17 'And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever'

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