Nations, Sins, and Leaders

To read the Bible in a year, read Proverbs 28 and 29.
Solomon revealed the secret to long lifetime of a nation, writing,
Because of the transgression of a land, many are its princes;
But by a man of understanding and knowledge
Right will be prolonged.
(Proverbs 28:2)
In the first line, he did not so much speak of the transgressions of the leaders of that nation, but of the people. When a nation sins, they will have many princes, that is, many other nations shall rule over that land, just as you can witness in the history of Israel.
When a wise man rules a nation, he can get his nation back on the right path that leads to the longevity of that nation.
Therefore, national spiritual health and longevity relies as much upon the ruled as the ruler.
How does your life contribute or take away from the life of your nation?

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