A national spirit is necessary for national existence. A flag is a material aid to the development of such a spirit. (Mahatma Gandhi)
It’s flag day in the U.S., and we’ll see lots of them on government buildings, store fronts, and homes. President Ronald Reagan proclaimed, “When we honor our flag, we honor what we stand for as a nation—freedom, equality, justice, and hope.” We are grateful for our nation, but we recognize that nations have come and gone over the centuries. So, we pray, “God bless America.”
The Lord judges the nations. . . All the families of the nations will bow down before [the LORD]. . . For royal power belongs to the Lord. He rules all the nations (Psalm 7:8; 22:27-28).