It seems like people are desperate and even in despair about the future of our country and the results of the election. Well I am concerned about the future of our country, but I am not in despair. God is and will be in control regardless of the results of this or any other election. What I am concerned about is that politics seems to have become our (Christians) primary concern and calling. Politics is our concern, but it’s not our calling. Our calling is to be “His witnesses.” That’s what Jesus told his disciples on the day he was taken up into heaven. Acts 1:8
8But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in
At the time the disciples were being distracted by the politics of their day. They were wondering if this was the time Jesus was going to set up His kingdom. Jesus said, “that’s not your concern. What is your concern is being “my witnesses.” Look at it again. It’s as if Jesus were alive and speaking to us today.
6So when they met together, they asked him, "Lord, are you at this time going to restore the kingdom to
My question today is, whose witnesses are you? Who do you tell people about? Who are you looking for to “save” you. I think the Psalmist had it right when he said,
7 Some trust in chariots, some in horses, but we truest in the name of the Lord our God. Psalm 20:7
If the Lord is our Savior, then let’s be first and foremost His witnesses!
P.S. My name is not Barack Obama or John McCain but I approve of this message. Thanks