PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION--DO WE REALLY HAVE A CHOICE?
THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION--DO WE REALLY HAVE A CHOICE?
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Subtitle: Yes, Because In Most States There Will Be More Than Two Names On The Ballot!
In the former U.S.S.R. the people had the right to vote--as long as they chose the single Communist Party candidate on the ballot. And in very practical terms, the political situation in the U.S.A. has now degenerated to that same level of futility. Trying to make a choice between George Bush and John Kerry would be laughable if it were not such a serious matter. Both are graduates of Yale University and members of the secretive and highly occult Skull and Bones Society. So do not be deceived--regardless of which one occupies the White House, the foreign and domestic policies of our nation will continue to dance to the tune of an unseen hand.
At least in the past state representatives of the DNC and RNC held conventions to hammer out the party platform and choose candidates in "smoke-filled back rooms" to present a facade of legitimacy. But for the last few elections, the conventions have been little more than coronations, as some political pundits have characterized them. Men (and now some women) go through the charade of entering the primaries in which the anointed candidate for the opposition party quickly becomes evident. Then huge sums of money are raised for TV ads trashing their opponent's character. Lying, cheating, and stealing votes by any and all means possible have become the rule rather than the exception. And the fiasco of the last general election's vote count still lingers in the air to further alienate older voters--those of us who have been around long enough to realize "something is rotten in Denmark." What irrefutable assurance do we have that votes are even counted at the national level--let alone accurately?
However, it is not my intent to engage in political rhetoric or ruffle feathers by arguing who is right and who is wrong. Such things just upset people and provide endless opportunity for heated debates between those who consider themselves Democrats, or Republicans, or Independents. I merely want to point out to believers that independent candidates will likely be found on every state's ballot. Voting for someone outside the mainstream is highly unlikely to produce a winner, but in all good conscience I--like many others today--can no longer support either of the two major parties. We should be good citizens and continue to exercise our precious right to vote, because if He should choose to do so, God can change the course of history!
So lest we despair and think the situation has become hopeless, please remember that our Lord is totally Sovereign in the affairs of men. Romans 13:1-7 could not be clearer in telling us He is still very much in charge:
"Let every person be loyally subject to the governing
(civil) authorities. For there is no authority except from God [by His permission,
His sanction], and those that exist do so by
God's appointment.  Therefore he who
resists and sets himself up against the authorities resists what God has appointed
and arranged [in divine order]. And those who resist will bring down judgment
upon themselves [receiving the penalty due them].  For civil authorities
are not a terror to [people of] good conduct, but to [those of] bad behavior.
Would you have no dread of him who is in authority? Then do what is right and
you will receive his approval and commendation.  For he is God's servant
for your good. But if you do wrong, [you should dread him and] be afraid, for
he does not bear and wear the sword for nothing. He is God's servant to execute
His wrath (punishment, vengeance) on the wrongdoer.
 Therefore one must be subject, not only to avoid God's wrath and escape punishment, but also as a matter of principle and for the sake of conscience.  For this same reason you pay taxes, for [the civil authorities] are official servants under God, devoting themselves to attending to this very service.  Render to all men their dues. [Pay] taxes to whom taxes are due, revenue to whom revenue is due, respect to whom respect is due, and honor to whom honor is due" (Parallel Bible, KJV/Amplified, emphasis mine)
One hundred percent of our Presidents, past, present, and future--as well as all despots who have foisted themselves upon humanity, or will do so before the Lord returns--ruled or will rule because of God's good and perfect will. And His Word in Romans 13 (above) says we must subject ourselves to them and be obedient to the laws of the land in which we live, regardless of how much it may gall us to do so. Disobedience is never an acceptable option unless we are ordered to break a clearly stated commandment of God. And if that specific situation should ever confront us, then we must respectfully refuse to obey and take whatever punishment is meted out. Rebellion is simply not an option because God detests such behavior (1 Samuel 15:23). He continues to manipulate the leaders of the world to fulfill His plan and Christians who attempt to resist those governments will suffer judgment!
"The king's heart is in the hand of the Lord, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will" Proverbs 21:1 (KJV, emphasis mine)
This world is not our home and believers who insist upon trying to use political means to "take America back for Christ," etc., are not only very naive--but disobedient as well! Listen to me, child of grace--if God wants to turn America around, He will do it His way. Like the great heathen city of Nineveh (Jonah, chapters three and four), America will have to repent at the preaching of His Word or be judged. And common sense should dictate that is not likely at this late hour, because our once great nation has long since heard the message from sea to shining sea. It all probability no other nation on earth has heard the Gospel preached to the extent that America has--yet "we the people" continue to deteriorate spiritually. I am now 65 years old and for my entire life I have observed that inexorable slide with great sadness because it appears the end is very near for our beloved country.
The United States of America was founded as a representative republic--one in which "statesmen" were elected to represent and voice the will of their constituents, without participating in party politics. To be elected was a great honor and they served with little or no compensation. Each was expected to do what was right for the good of all concerned and not bow to factional interests. The electorate were responsible for keeping as current as they could on the activities of their representative and if he violated their trust, the next election gave them opportunity to remove him. But alas, the words of Benjamin Franklin proved to be prophetic when he was asked what kind of government the constitutional convention had provided the new nation. His reply was something to the effect that it was a representative republic and would remain so only until the people learned they could receive largess from the treasury! In other words, once they found out their representative could finagle public funds for use in their state or area of representation--the representative aspect of the republic would be compromised. Those who will steal for you will steal from you and our government rapidly degenerated into a democracy where the squeaking wheel gets the grease! So when I hear governnment officials talk about "making the world safe for democracy," I shudder because all attempts at democratic goverment have failed in the past. Human nature absolutely guarantees the majority will seek what is best for them, regardless of the consequences for the minority. Sooner or later all governments based on mob rule will collapse under their own inefficiency and corruption. So as strange as it may seem, the entire world is being conditioned by the failure of such governments into accepting a superman--a supposedly benevolent dictator who will claim to be "the christ" and rule by public acclaim. Of course that individual will be the antichrist and his reign will bring an end to human government for all time and eternity.
Vote? Yes, and do so with absolute confidence that whatever the outcome--it will be God's will and his people must not attempt to stand against it.
For whom should we vote? Let's just put it this way: if the devil was running against one of his demons, would you vote for "the lesser of two evils?" Or would you not vote for someone else, who in actual point of fact would really have to work at it to match the shameful performances of our past leaders? With the passing of time it has been revealed repeatedly that even the legacies of those Presidents who were revered by the people will not stand up to close scrutiny. Invariably their deeds did not match their words and because of it, a very sinister agenda continues unabated. The decision is obviously yours and that is as it should be, but I for one will not cast my solitary ballot for either of the two New World Order candidates.
If you have been born again and received Jesus Christ as your personal Savior, but have been very lukewarm in your spiritual walk with Him, you need to immediately ask Him for forgiveness and for renewal. He will instantly forgive you, and fill your heart with the joy of the Holy Spirit. Then, you need to begin a daily walk of prayer and personal Bible Study.
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