“The church is the conscience of the nation, and the law is a civil guide to moral behavior.”

1. Genesis 1:28: “Thou shalt have dominion … over every living thing that moves on the earth.”

2. Deut. 1:13: “Take wise men and make them rulers, … and judges to judge righteously.”

3. Joshua 6: “The Lord spoke, the soldiers marched, the priests carried the ark of the covenant and blew their trumpets, the people shouted, and the walls came tumbling down.” (Four-Step Jericho Plan for destroying strongholds of evil.)

4. Judges 21:25: “There was no king in Israel, and everyone did what was right in his own eyes.”

5. II Samuel 23:3: “He who rules over men must be just, ruling in the fear of the Lord.”

6. Thirteen-Step Nehemiah Plan in rebuilding the broken-down walls of a nation.

7. Psalms 94:16: “Who will rise up for me against the evildoers and stand for me against the workers of iniquity?”

8. Proverbs 14:34: “Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people.”

9. Proverbs 29:2: “When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan.”

10. Isaiah 59:14-17: “Judgment is turned backward, and justice stands afar off. Truth is fallen in the street … and it displeased the Lord that there was no judgment.”

11. Isaiah 62:6: “I have set watchmen on thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day or night; you that make mention of the Lord, keep not silent.” (Also Jer. 6:17)

12. Ezekiel 22:30: “I sought for a man to stand in the gap before me for the land, and found none.”

13. Habakkuk 1:4: “How long, O Lord, must I cry out for help? … The law is paralyzed and justice never prevails. The wicked hem in the righteous, so that justice is perverted.”

14. Matthew 5:13-16: “You are the salt of the earth, but if it has lost its flavor, what good is it? You are the light of world. Let your light so shine before men that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.”

15. Matthew 6:10: “Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.”

16. Matthew 13:25: “The kingdom of heaven contained good seed, but while men slept, the enemy sowed bad seed.”

17. Mt. 22:21 & Mark 12:17: “Render to Caesar what is Caesar’s, and unto God what is God’s.”

18. Luke 19:13: “He called his servants and said, ‘Occupy the land till I come.’”

19. Acts 17:6: “They turned the world upside down.”

20. Romans 12:2: “Be not conformed to this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.”

21. Romans 13:1-8: “(Government) is ordained of God for good, the minister of God to execute wrath upon those who do evil.”

22. II Cor. 10:3– 4: “The weapons of our warfare are not carnal , but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ.”

23. Philippians 2:15: “Be blameless and without rebuke, children of God, shining as lights in a crooked and perverse nation.”

24. I Tim. 1:9-10: “The law is not made for the righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient.”

25. I Tim. 2:1– 2: “I exhort you to make supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgiving for kings and for all who are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.”

26. I Peter 2:13– 14: “Submit yourself to (the government) to punish those who do wrong and to honor those who do right.”