God's people must immerse themselves daily in the Scriptures. While sinning Israelites consider God to be absent, He is nevertheless present with His saints.
God's people must let go of the world's solutions, involving party spirit, revolutions, and power struggles, placing their trust in the sovereignty of God.
John Ritenbaugh, affirming that normal patriotism is a form of love, asserts that one valuable element of true patriotism is the overcoming of the fear of sacrifice. God's calling of the Gentiles, from the time of the establishment of the New Testament Church until now, is an event which precedes the reconciling of all Israel …
Christians must seek God Himself and truly listen to what He says in His Word. Only then will they have the heart of wisdom to deal with today's challenges.
Jesus Christ was not a sunshine patriot, but sacrificed everything He had for the sake of God's people and the Kingdom of God—His holy nation.