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Preparing for the Election
October 31, 2020

Preparing for the Election

October 31, 2020

Preparing for the Election

#1. Don’t make this election than it is

– I Sam. 8:4-7

  • This is our

– Heb. 13:14

– Heb. 11:13-16

  • is in

– Ps. 135:6

– Ps. 22:28

– Dan. 2:20-21

– Prov. 21:1

  • does not us, does

Have you prayed as much or more for national revival as you have about the election and who will be our next President?

#2. Don’t make this election than it is. 

  • Government to
    Rom. 13:1-6:

    • We are to respect God-given authority
    • When we don’t respect, it, we face consequences
    • Government should encourage good and punish wrong
    • Government leaders are servants of God
    • We should respect government to avoid punishment and to have a clear conscience before God
    • We pay taxes so they can devote themselves to serving us
    • Government has a tremendous impact on our lives

Democrat National Party Platform

https://www.demconvention.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/2020-07-31-Democratic-Party-Platform-For-Distribution.pdf

Republican National Party Platform (2016 reaffirmed for 2020)

          https://prod-cdn-static.gop.com/docs/Resolution_Platform_2020.pdf

  • Christians should participate in the political process
  • We are called to be salt and to “delay the decay

Matt. 5:13

The reason we are salt is to delay the decay so we can have long enough to shine the light

  • The state of our country impacts our ability to do God’s work

I Tim. 2:1-4

#3. Make this election as important as it should be

  • Be discerning
  • Character should still count
  • Focus on policies more than personalities (actions more than words)
  • Abortion should maybe be our primary decision-maker
  • Whatever happens, we must continue to honor and follow God

 

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