I hope Trump wins but Trump is not my hope. The ultimate hope for any nation or people is the gospel of Jesus Christ. Twenty-six years ago, I wrote an article for People of Destiny Magazine titled The Centraility of the Gospel. It still holds true - the gospel trumps all.
We are called to love our neighbors, serve our communities, and influence our government but unless God transforms hearts through the gospel there is no hope for the transformation of our fallen society. That is why we must preach the gospel and build the church of Jesus Christ. Those are our highest priorities.
The judgement of God on American is increasing. It is evident everywhere you look. The last 50 years has seen a massive decline in the moral and spiritual character of this nation. Fifty years from now, we could be destroyed by our sins and for our sins.
Unless the Lord mercifully and powerfully grants a great awakening that transforms the lives of many millions, this nation is justly doomed. Like Paul the apostle told the Athenians, “In the past God overlooked such ignorance, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent. For he has set a day when he will judge the world with justice by the man he has appointed. He has given proof of this to all men by raising him [Jesus] from the dead.” (Acts 17:30-31).
I hope you vote today, but better; I hope you share the gospel today as God gives you the opportunity. There are many causes but none more important than the cause of the gospel. Social and political action have their place but the gospel is our ultimate hope. To understand this better, read here.
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