If we use Israel as our guide, America's rejection of her exceptionalism will have grave consequences, for it is a repudiation of her means to greatness.
Ronald Reagan warned that America's freedoms and informed patriotism are extremely fragile and will not last if they are not taught to each generation.
Domestic and foreign policy formulations derive from what a nation's people think about themselves. But do we invent our self-image, or did God create it?
We are like new immigrants to the Kingdom of God; we still carry the traits of our countries of origin. We must take on the characteristics of God's nation.