The purpose of this talk is not to lay down the law, nor to defend the status quo, nor to encourage us not to engage in society. (If anything, Christians need to be more engaged.) The aim is to consider how Jesus approached power—how he lived, what he permitted, and what he prohibited. As we seek for zealous obedience to God’s Word in a spirit of grace, we stand to benefit greatly by looking to Christ. In this talk (39 minutes) I will make four observations, under the headings of alignment, agenda, amalgamation, and attitude.

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PODCAST  What was Jesus's approach to politics? And what are the implications for us today?

Notes to this talk will be provided in a week or so.