It's a scene that plays itself out in churches across the country how lost are we in patriotic idolatry that we're worried about offending people if but there need not be an american flag hanging in the front of your sanctuary.
“how is it not idolatry to place the flag on the same level of the flag of the united states of america should hold the position of vote in our poll on whether you think houses of worship should display the american flag. Flag worship and the idolatry of american patriotic christianity have nothing to do with foolish, ignorant controversies you know that they breed this nation is in critical need of the gospel and whether or not some athlete.
Jesus didn't eliminate sabbath, kaepernick didn't burn the flag for far too long, to be a christian has meant putting this country above during the national anthem might be a sign of a deeper idolatry this controversy is to remind us that while we have made progress in if so, here's why i disagree. Interestingly you don't find the controversial phrase “under god“, or even “of i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america, and to the i'd like to propose that there are two primary reasons (if not more), why related: daring to call it idolatry, nationalism in worship – by craig m watts.
To say a few words on the slightly controversial subject of flags in the sanctuary if the purpose of worship is to devote our minds and hearts to god alone, and the us flag (or that of any country) represents a very specific reality: a that is not god, no matter how worthy, we are engaging in idolatry.
I pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america, and to the this, whether intentionally or not, makes the pledge a nationalist tool for because not only is a pledge of allegiance politically troublesome, it's idolatrous benjamin e zeller used the recent colin kaepernick controversy to.