The upcoming election weighs heavy on many of our hearts. The gathering of Christians to pray for our country and the election heartens me. But I believe we must also vote responsibly. We must weigh the policies the candidates represent in light of biblical wisdom before we cast our vote. As believers, we represent Christ in all we do—including how we vote.
How would Jesus vote? Jesus lived according to God’s Word in every aspect of His life. The human heart has not changed and neither have God’s timeless truths. Our founding fathers recognized that God’s values, as revealed in the Ten Commandments and the whole of Scriptures, are the foundation of a healthy society.
Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin condemns any people” (Pro. 14:34 NIV).
In looking at David’s terrible fall with Bathsheba. I’m reminded that even good men can fail miserably. That is why our founding fathers established a system of checks and balances to limit the power of each branch of government. Courts protect citizens by making sure our laws don’t violate our constitution. When judges redefine terms to manipulate laws according to their personal biases, we lose the protection our system established.Continue Reading