Week beginning: 16th November, 2014
By John Scriven | Bath
'But Gideon said to them, "I will not rule over you, nor shall my son rule over you; the LORD shall rule over you".'
'Therefore God has also highly exalted Him and given Him the name which is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow…'Judges 8:23 NKJV, Philippians 2:9-10a NKJV
In 1625 the French Assembly of Clergy declared that "Kings are ordained of God and, not only that, they are indeed Gods". In our more democratic times, we may consign such extreme sentiments to the past. However, if we do not acknowledge that there iPlease sign in for access