How does a Christian navigate through the turbulent and seemingly murky waters of politics? This message lays God's Word before us to inform not merely how to vote but where to look for hope and endurance no matter the result of today's election.
Questions posed at end of sermon: 1. are you more concerned about politics than you are your sin?
2. Are you more concerned about the country your kids will grow up in than you in their eternal state?
3. Do you place more hope in politicians or parties than you do your Savior?
4. Do you find presidential debates, political YouTubers/bloggers, news headlines as more interesting or important than the Bible, reading it, studying it and listening to it taught?
5. Are you more eager to post a meme or article in regards to your political views than you are to about your relationship with Jesus?
6. Do you ignore the Bible’s command about submitting to the authorities simply because you may not like the leader or thing they have told you to do?
7. Do you defend your candidate as perfect or party stronger than you do God?
8. Do you allow secondary political views to be the division of the Body of Christ?
9. Do you place more stock in sinful man than you do God’s sovereignty and power?
10. Do you place more value on what you presume the outcome of the election will be than on pure Christlike voting, which considers not only major issues but the man himself and their office, and his example towards all those looking to him?
11. Is the state of your country more important to you than the state