How Should Christ Make a Difference in the Way That I Vote?

How Should Christ Make a Difference in the Way That I Vote?
  • 2022 10 Nov

The following is a transcribed Video Q&A, so the text may not read like an edited article would. Scroll to the bottom to view this video in its entirety. 

Christ should make a difference in the way that you do anything in life. What you see, what you hear, what you put yourself around (the environment, your friends, your community, your profession, how you go about your particular profession). God should make a difference in everything.

And how you are on Sunday in those biblical beliefs that you exercise and believe and hold near and dear to your heart on Sunday ought to be the same exact values that you carry into the ballot box on Tuesday you can’t bifurcate Sunday from Tuesday. If you believe that God is the creator and he is the author of life and he’s infused as creation as the image of God with the unalienable right to life and liberty then how can you believe that on Sunday and then go to the ballot box on Tuesday and vote for somebody, who’s your agent who acts on your behalf, that will actually destroy the sanctity of human life that you believe is sacred.

A Prayer for Wisdom before Voting

Holy Father,

Thank you for being the source of all wisdom, and for being willing to impart that wisdom to Your people. During this time of national decision-making please grant the citizens of this country wisdom to vote for the best candidate with the right agenda for the next four years. Grant us the discernment to detect any falsehoods, or unbiblical policy proposals. Show us Your will in this election. Do not let our wisdom be clouded by earthly considerations, misunderstandings, or misguided desires to shape the future to our will rather than Your own. The Book of James tells us that we can know Your wisdom because it is pure, peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial, and sincere. Help us to recognize that wisdom and exercise it in our vote.

In Jesus’ name I pray, Amen. 

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