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Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones continues his historical review of the relationship between Church and State. Building on his previous sermon, he presses us to consider Church history in this sermon on Romans 13:1-7. It is important, he argues, because there is no neutral ground. It is all relevant to our life as followers of Christ and how we live out those lives. So to claim disinterest and avoidance is a great sin! As Dr. Lloyd-Jones expounds on the lives of the Puritans and Separatists, both groups having deep-rooted interest in this topic, he reminds us that these two were completely different in their approach towards Church and State. Though the Puritans went to America to find relief from religious tyranny, they themselves became the religious and ecclesial tyrants who were intolerant. At the same time we have the second group, the Separatists. The Separatists argued for complete freedom between Church and State, wanting the religious freedom to worship as they chose. As we consider these groups, Dr. Lloyd-Jones cautions us to refrain from severe judgment because they were outworking new ideas and beliefs in a difficult political atmosphere. Listen to his compelling review on Church history and be encouraged to think anew on your own responsibilities regarding religious freedom.