Sunday, October 14, 2012
Election Day Cometh for Believers
"Elegant speech sounds odd when it comes from a fool,
and a lie on the lips of a leader
is even more out of place!"
No, I'm not talking about the rapture, Matthew 24, Mark 13, or...
I've got a street preacher buddy who knows lots about that in a Mayan kinda way.
Be that as he is, I'm talking about November 6.
You may have noticed I haven't endorsed anyone for the big one.
I'm having a hard enough time figuring out who's gonna get mine without figuring out who's gonna get yours.
All I know is it's really, really, really important to pick the better of the two...
Gotta vote for somebody; unless ya don't give a...
While I may be wrong which is why I'm not gonna tell ya who should get your vote, I believe there is a better of the two, uh, choices in God's mind.
That's because I don't believe God is double-minded.
Just as I don't believe God is as confused as we are on issues like when life begins, whether some life is more sacred than others, Israel, Islam, human sexuality, free enterprise versus socialism, the right to medical care for everybody, Moyers or Greta, or if Notre Dame deserves to play in the BCS Championship Game, I believe God isn't as double-minded as we are about whether the Mormon or other guy would make a better...
Cowman: "Whenever you are in doubt as to which way to turn, submit your judgment absolutely to the Spirit of God, asking Him to shut every door but the right one."
In other words, I suggest diving into the Word and staying in prayer until compelled to vote for...
One of the most courageous pastors to ever cross my path is Cliff Mansley.
He's pastor of New Creation Church in Joplin, Missouri; and has taught me not to play footsies with the devil or people playing footsies with the devil.
Anyway, I'll never forget when he stood up during a stated meeting of Pittsburgh Presbytery at the conclusion of an extremely hot debate and yelled just before balloting, "Vote for Jesus!"
When we pull the curtain on November 6 to vote for..., let's not pull the curtain on Him.
Vote for Jesus!
Blessings and Love!