The Nature of a Republic

December 13, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Since all politics is local, representation needs to originate from the smallest community unit.  Because any form of centralization is intrinsically despotic, limited government best serves the sovereign individual.  Deeply ingrained within the most fundamental of precepts for moral and civic conduct are the instructions for civil administration.  Yes, the Bible in Exodus sets down the guide for human order.

In Exodus 18 a conversation takes place between Moses and his father-in-law Jethro about what could be called the judicial system of the Hebrew government. “Listen now to me and I will give you some advice, and may God be with you. You must bring the people’s representative before God and bring their disputes to him. Teach them the decrees and laws and show them the way to live and the duties they are to perform. But select capable men from all the people—men who fear God, trustworthy men who hate dishonest gain – and appoint them as officials over thousands, hundreds, fifties and tens.” Jethro and Moses attempted to put into place a representative form of government that would protect the interests of the Hebrew people and honor God. By choosing honorable men from among each group to handle the small disputes and present the large ones to Moses, Jethro tried to create a situation where the interests of the Hebrew people would not be ignored but rather handled in a manner that brought glory to God.

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