Loving Your Country Doesn’t Have to Be Idolatry

Doug Wilson, on why you must love your country to be able to tell her when she’s wrong:

My natural affection for my people and place — which every Christian must cultivate in his place, for his people — does not interfere with my ability to challenge the regnant follies, insanities, and cruelties. That natural affection, that patriotism, is actually one of my qualifications for doing so. We have plots currently afoot in Washington that George III would not have countenanced in his nightmares. And if I go to a big rally dedicated to telling the federal government to stop acting like a colony of Morder, as I make my way through the parking area, I am willing to bet you that an awful lot of the pick-up trucks there would have American flags on them.


About B Treece
loved by God before I ever loved Him, saved by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone by the authority of the Bible alone to the glory of God alone, made to enjoy Him forever, happily married with wonder-filled children.

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