**Instructions: There are 2 discussion questions. Write a 250 word response for both, and be sure to include biblical integration.
Discussion 1:) Analyze the words of the Lord Jesus in both Matthew 22:15-22 and John 18:28-38. How do these passages of Scripture apply to your understanding of public policy? How do they affect your understanding of both politics and policy-making?
Discussion 2:) Analyze the biblical principles found in 1 John 4:13-21. How do these verses of Scripture impact the way in which you address public policy issues and pursue political agendas? Provide four (4) specific ways in which these verses can positively alter the course of both politics and policy-making.