Believers must never allow the affairs of earth to distract us from our purpose here, which is attending to the interests and affairs of God as they pertain to this world.
“The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the LORD shall be safe.” ~ Proverbs 29:25
Fear of man (a) Dishonors God, (b) Distorts God’s Message and (c) Disables the Believer.
Instead of fearing man, let us fear God. Let us acknowledge His omnipotence, His absolute righteousness and His complete authority…
Whether my life in under the influence of a good government/boss/parent/economy, OR a weak government/boss/parent/economy OR a bad government/boss/parent/economy; I can still choose to do what is right, I am still the only one who is responsible for my actions.