Category Archives: Politics

The Christian Vote

Habakkuk 2:4 gives us the saying, “the righteous person will live by his faith.” Romans 1:17 rewords it slightly, saying, “…as it is written, The righteous shall live by faith.” Other verses, such as Galatians 3:11 repeat this concept. But … Continue reading

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The Coming Storm

The view outside my window reminds me of how richly God has blessed our lives. The gentle morning sunlight paints a warm green over the texture of the surrounding trees, even as some leaves begin to put on their autumn … Continue reading

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LORD, MOVE YOUR CHILDREN TO VOTE

Lord God, I lift up to you my sisters and brothers in Christ. May your Spirit stir in their minds and hearts to take seriously their civil duty to vote in the coming mid-term elections. Amen. Forces opposed to righteousness, … Continue reading

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IT’S A LIE!

Most of us don’t like to think we can be fooled or manipulated into believing a lie. We go prepared to dig into the facts when we do such things as buying a car, buying insurance or finding the best … Continue reading

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Talking “Politics”

There’s a tacit taboo that says, “Never discuss politics or religion in polite society.” I wish I knew who started that. I’d tell them they were wrong. First of all, as a Bible-believing Christian, there’s nothing I’d like to talk … Continue reading

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Sock ’em In The Face?

Back in July 8, 2012 Jeremy N. Choate wrote an essay entitled, “Dear Liberal…Here’s Why I’m So Hostile”. You can read it at http://sufficient-reason.tumblr.com/post/26781491317/dear-liberalheres-why-im-so-hostile On the up side, this is a well-written and well-reasoned essay. But on the down side, … Continue reading

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Don’t Be A Fool

Today, Saturday October 22, 2016 Donald Trump gave what I consider the most important speech of his presidential campaign. He chose to give this speech at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania because of the association we make with President Lincoln’s famous address, in … Continue reading

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Remembering JFK

A comment to my last post about the Kennedy commencement speech got me to reminiscing about JFK. This morning I listened to the speech he gave at San Diego State. It was strong on education, backed up with a lot … Continue reading

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Get Out There And Vote!

[If my use of the personal “you” offends you, I apologize. However, if the shoe fits, wear it. You know who you are.] You are speeding along a mountain road, when suddenly you realize you are about to crash into … Continue reading

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The Fantasy Of “We Report, You Decide”

Americans will get the President they deserve. Like children, most Americans expect someone else to take care of them. They expect entities such as government, political parties, insurance companies or financial institutions to provide them prosperity, security, physical safety, comfort … Continue reading

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