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The Christian and Politics: Stand Fast

The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me:
‘He who rules over men must be just,
Ruling in the fear of God.
And he shall be like the light of the morning when the sun rises,
A morning without clouds,
Like the tender grass springing out of the earth,
By clear shining after rain.’
(2 Samuel 23: 3-4 – NKJV)

Dear Friends,

Many are shouting for Christians to do something to save America, when perhaps the best course of action may be to simply stand fast (or still) wearing our spiritual armor and looking to the LORD until He commands us into action. Here is a devotional from Charles Spurgeon’s “Morning & Evening Daily Readings” which has good advice that I believe is applicable for the Christian in the political realm as we wait for strong godly men to vote for.


"Stand still, and see the salvation of the Lord." (Exodus 14:13)

“These words contain God's command to the believer when he is reduced to great straits and bro…

Hope for the Nations: Declare Dependence Upon God

This Independence Day I spent some time reading about the history of America and the dynamics involved in the writing of the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation and the ratification of the Constitution in 1787. The thunder and flash of cannon fire filled my imagination and dreams. I could almost catch a glimpse of the vision of independence from tyranny which the colonists had. I now find that the LORD is building upon that glimpse into the hearts and minds of the Founders and fanning the flame for freedom within my heart.

A few years ago I came across a document called a “Declaration of Dependence Upon God” written by Jay Rogers of The Forerunner, an international Christian media group which seeks to impart Christians with a Biblical Worldview.

The Declaration states:

“We, the Christian citizens of the United States of America, thankfully acknowledge God's faithfulness towards us and the permission to choose our civil rulers, which God entrusts and grants a…