How to Vote for President
Today we are talking about what the Bible says about ''HOW TO VOTE FOR PRESIDENT.'' We will soon be going to the polls and voting in the most important election of our lifetime. The very future of our Republic is at stake. No Christian can rightly take this responsibility lightly.
Our nation is hurting spiritually, physically, morally, and economically. We must pray that the right person be elected who can help to begin to heal the ills of our country. Every Christ must ask ''who can best lead our nation?'' Which one of the candidates would God have me
cast my vote for? It is not an issue of political parties. It is not an issue of which person do I like the most. It is not an issue of Democrat or Republican or Independent. The issue is what does the candidate stand for? What are his values and beliefs? Will he listen
to godly counsel? Is he the right person for our country now? A part of being a Christian is being a good citizen who weighs the merits of each candidate and the votes their conscience.
And we are teaching today from the book of Proverbs. In fact, there are many Scriptures from the book of Proverbs, written by Solomon, the wisest man in the Old Testament. And the book of Proverbs is a very practical book with help for daily living.
Proverbs 29:2 ''When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.''
I. GODLY LEADERSHIP BRINGS REJOICING TO A NATION
Today I want to say that Godly leadership brings rejoicing to a nation, but ungodly leadership brings regret to a nation. Now as we look at the New Testament we see that it teaches that Christians are citizens of two realms. And we have a responsibility in both realms. We are a citizen, of course, in the country in which we live, the United States. And we are to be good citizens. And we are a citizen of a heavenly kingdom, the kingdom of the Lord Jesus Christ. And we are ...
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