Posts Tagged ‘politics’

Nothing in this world (concerning the human race) is ever just physiological or psychological. At the core of every issue is a spiritual reality. And that is why merely physical and psychological and educational and political methods will never be enough to deliver humanity from its many problems.

“For our struggle is not against flesh and blood…” (Ephesians 6:12)

“‘Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,’ says the LORD Almighty.” (Zechariah 4:6)


Is your first reaction (to what’s been taking place in Washington DC) to complain?  Or maybe you’ve just tried to ignore it?  I know — I am tempted at times to do the same things — because it often seems that it is an impossible, tangled mess of political and moral linguine.

But maybe one of the reasons it is so bad is that many of us thought that we had done our complete patriotic duty by merely voting. (DOH!)  Maybe we should have been more “spiritually hands-on” by regularly interceding for our leaders…

“I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone — for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.” (1 Timothy 2:1-3)

Faith = Action = Prayer = “Money talks and BS walks.” = Just sayin’

“I looked for a man among them who would build up the wall and stand before Me in the gap on behalf of the land so I would not have to destroy it, but I found none.” (Ezekiel 22:30-31)

Are you serious about God?  And do you love America?  Prove it.


Death is painful, messy and smells bad.  When a nation is dying, the pain can lead its people to either ignore what is happening and to dive into distractions and addictions, or it can lead them to despair.  But on the road to despair (before you actually get there), there is the wonderful possibility of being hijacked by faith, hope and love — and becoming an agent of revival!