Friday, November 21, 2008

Quotable: Christians and government

I've been meaning to write a blog for a while about our responsibilities towards the government as Christians. I read a blog today by Ginger Kolbaba of Today's Christian Woman that summed up most of what i was going to say a lot better than i would have been able to say it. I encourage you to read the full article

...........The way they talked, it was as if our lives depend on what happens in Washington D.C. As Christians, of course, we know that ultimately they don’t. Of course, in many ways the government affects our daily lives—how much money we keep and give away, where our sons and daughters are sent if they enter the military. But it certainly doesn’t determine our attitudes, joy, and health of our souls. Ultimately, we know that God is in control—regardless of the president’s political leanings or who dominates in Congress.
So where does that leave us—especially if “our side” didn’t win the election? What do we do now?
Read the rest