"A King & A Kingdom" as written by Derek W. Webb on his album "Mockingbird"...
Who's your brother, who's your sister
You just walked passed him
I think you missed her
As we're all migrating to a place where our Father lives
Because we married in to a family of immigrants

So my first allegiance is not to a flag, a country, or a man
My first allegiance is not to democracy or blood
It's to a King & a Kingdom


There are two great lies that I’ve heard
“The day you eat of the fruit of that tree, you will not surely die”
And that Jesus Christ was a white, middle-class republican
And if you wanna be saved you have to learn to be like Him

So my first allegiance is not to a flag, a country, or a man
My first allegiance is not to democracy or blood
It's to a King & a Kingdom

But nothing unifies like a common enemy
And we’ve got one, sure as hell
He may be living in your house
He may be raising up your kids
He may be sleeping with your wife
Oh no, he may not look like you think


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    General CommentPretty simple. Derek doesn't care much for politics and religion and all these other constructs we build around the absolute truth of the Kingdom of God - his allegiance isn't to all these peripheral things, but to God himself.
    OnDistantShoreson March 28, 2007   Link

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