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Politics?

Would you like to show God how much you trust Him? 

Ideally, we would only have to choose from candidates in all parties who realize how important our Christian heritage and our walk with God is to an ordered society.  Our founding fathers did.  This is a call to individuals to reflect on where they stand with our Almighty God and their personal walk with Him.  This is a call to all political parties to return to God-centered values, as this is our country's only hope.  

Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual--or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he is executing one of the most solemn trusts in human society for which he is accountable to God and his country.

Samuel Adams

Christians should look for the individuals who pass the litmus test of standing firm in action and speech regarding God's values first.  This must be strongly followed,  whatever crowd that candidate happens to be addressing.   Candidates must put God First, if this nation is to survive.  Only these candidates are worthy of office.

Let us not be railroaded into thinking Gov. Bush's  'capable of winning' as an option.  We must now work to help those standing firm for God to defeat such a Clintonesque candidate (pretty strong words, but used as an implication in policy, not lifestyle) who puts moral issues behind other issues.  We cannot listen to the Republican leadership who have taken the good Congressmen and stifled their stands.  With whom does God want us to stand?

Do not contribute to the party(s).  Such a contribution allows the non-elected party elite's to control the elections with their funding of their favorite candidates. 

Contribute only to quality individuals fighting the battle against compromising with evil.  Quality individuals will put God First in actions and words, no matter what crowd they are addressing.    

Through the current election laws, there would be an easier road to the White House if the worthy candidate was either a Democrat or a Republican.  The Democrats have proven themselves as liars (a sin) and complicit in Clinton's behavior and policy.  It is just that simple.  The Republicans are keyed into Reagan's 11th Commandment- 'say nothing bad about a fellow Republican'.  The party believes in 'compromise', yet God does not want us to compromise with evil. 

It is time to forget the 'bipartisan' mindset and concentrate on voting for what is right.  It is time to be 'partisan' when the other party is wrong.  The 'bipartisan' attitude helped get us where we are today, in our advanced state of moral decline.   To 'get on with the people's business' attitude has bypassed the first, critical step, that of seeking God and a moral mindset and fixing our own selves first.  This has been the major contribution to our decline. 

We would have been much better off if they did not 'get on with the people's business', weighing down our shoulders with so many regulations that would not have been necessary.   Gridlock would have delayed the decline we now see, wouldn't we be better off today?  

We bombed people in Kosovo.  Republicans chose to vote that Clinton cannot send in ground troops but yet they increased the funding for this evil killing (they are guilty too).   If you critically look at it, the Kosovar people are worse off than before we started.   We have a president who has shown over and over that he has poor judgment (remember Monica?  Sudan?  etc.) yet we allow him to control the most powerful military in the world.  

What is worse, many Republicans want to go down on paper as opposing this illegal war but they continued to fund it, allowing it to continue killing people so they can politically look good since they 'opposed' it.  That is the worst kind of evil.   Killing for simply their own self-interest even while they know it is wrong!  Congress has failed to do their constitutional duty in both the impeachment as well as the declaration of war, and unfortunately, many decisions.  

We easily thank our predecessors who fought and died for our freedom.  We should.   We, just as easily, forget that it is an ongoing battle, no, a war, that we must each fight as best as we can in order to keep our freedom.   Actually, we need to regain many of our freedoms that have been frittered away.

Let us never cut anyone any slack just because they are Republicans.  These people must be critically examined.  Of course some are excellent, but they are overridden by their leadership.  School shootings will continue and other judgments from God will follow when we don't clean our own house.  Our Congress failed to clean house, we the people have not cleaned house either. 

We must stop 'business as usual'.  People are dying.  Our nation (One Nation Under God) is crumbling from within.    We forgot who we will answer to.

Formula for this time?

1.  Pray and understand God's will through His Word (The Bible).  We must repent with sincerity.

2.  Support only candidates who put God first in words and deed.  There are some. 

3.  Never support a political party or political action committees that lack a 'God first' attitude, thereby giving your hard-earned dollars to those who may oppose godly values.

4.  No compromise on God's values.  All other things come secondary.   Other things are also important such as taxes and states vs. federal control, etc., but we must get our priorities straight.

5.  Vote for a Republican or Democrat candidate only if worthy and God would appreciate that choice.   Don't forget there are independent candidates, if the main parties fail.  An independent candidate may be a great choice, especially if the major party elite's shut out the good candidates in their primaries. 

6.  Don't give up, it is our duty.  Christians are called to be the 'salt and the light'.  Remember it only takes a little salt to flavor the meal.

7.  Judgment is critical for a president.  When awaken from a cold sleep at 3 AM and told the missiles are flying (false alarm or not) we see judgment is the most important value of our president.  Remember where wisdom comes from -

Psalms 111:10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom ; all who follow his precepts have good understanding. To him belongs eternal praise. (NIV)

 

 

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