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Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones taught extensively on church history, specifically on the relationship between Church and State. In this sermon on Romans 13:1-7, Dr. Lloyd-Jones turns his attention to the underlying foundation of the view proposing an alliance between Church and State. How do they biblically defend their position? What biblical evidence do they portray to say this alliance is biblically sound and wise? He enters this controversial topic by looking at two specific confessions of faith, the Belgic Confession and the Westminster Confession. In these Confessions we see the bulk of their defense is taken from the Old Testament, with only one direct passage from the New Testament. Pointing to the position of Israel as a nation and as a religion, proponents of the alliance position maintain no distinction between Israel and the Church in this way. Deviating from this position, Dr. Lloyd-Jones advocates for the separation of the Church and State based on the New Testament’s teaching on the Kingdom of God. As he handles this delicate discussion, he reminds his listeners of the importance of this new identity of believers: the reality that we are now citizens of the Kingdom through rebirth and this Kingdom consists of citizens from every nation and tongue.