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Election Hope

Hope in salvation, not a candidate.

Election Hope

Election Day.

It sits ahead of us as some sort of ominous day of death. All hope is lost as of November 8th, according to social media. This is sad.

It makes me wonder something. Where are the Christians?

Instead of setting ourselves apart in the midst of country-wide division, we are giving into it. All I see is hatred for candidates, supporters, and the process itself. What does that get us?

I don’t follow politics. I don’t watch the debates. I don’t follow the commercials and statements. I don’t even want this article to be political. I just want to ask Christians one question. How are we finding our hope?

If our hope was found on the presidency of the next candidate, then election day has been doomsday all along. The problem is that we have people leading our country who are not following the example of Christ. Does that mean that we give up?

I’d like to offer some encouragement to those dreading the next four years. Jesus Christ Saves. Instead of spending our time arguing and complaining, how about we spend some time praying for the salvation of the candidates involved. They are no further gone than we were when we came to Christ.

I believe in the saving powers of Jesus Christ, so I don’t worry. I pray that God will do a miraculous work in the lives of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump that will shake down into our country. How amazing would that be? Don’t count God out just yet.

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