Op-Ed: Voting by the Book: Christians, the Voting Booth and the Glory of God




By Pastor Jay T. Robertson
Crawford Baptist Church, Mobile

Assistant professor of Christian studies, University of Mobile

Walking into the voting booth, you thought you were clear on how to vote. But as you look over the ballot, some of the initiatives appear “more complicated” than you had thought. With a perplexed look on your face and uncertain thoughts flooding your mind, you begin to wonder why you need to vote. You are not alone. Many Americans are perplexed about the significance of their vote.

As election day draws nearer, many Christians interpret their civic responsibility differently. Some believe they should withdraw completely from the affairs of this earthly kingdom and only involve themselves in the affairs of the spiritual kingdom. Christians should have nothing to do with petitions, protests, and ballots. Instead, believers must take up the weapons of the Spirit such as prayer meetings, gospel tracts and revival…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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