If I could chayeeyange the world

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Over the last few weeks the political bullying and screaming has died down from my Facebook and Twitter. Most of what I see now is just the intermittent statements of how the world is now saved because Obama is president, or how the world is now doomed now that Obama is president. But which is true? They can’t both be right can they? The truth is they are both wrong. I would even say that the less hyperbolic statements of the United States being saved or doomed because of who was elected are wrong as well. I think sometimes we forget that we do not live in a democracy or a republic. Neither does China live in a communist society. The truth is, the whole world lives in a theocracy. I know it doesn’t look at like it because we all seem to govern ourselves differently, but the truth of the matter is that is only because Christ has allowed us to choose our systems of government. “Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me,” Matthew 28:18. Now I don’t know how much research you’ve done on the word all, but basically it means…all. And when he says in heaven and on earth, I don’t know that there is anything else. So basically what that means is all authority everywhere belongs to Jesus, our brother. So what does that mean? It means we need to worry less about the choices of man, and more about what he said after he told us all authority is his. “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age,” Matthew 28:19-20. I think if we had 1/8 of the passion about this that we did about how this temporary government ran, the world would look different. The government isn’t supposed to save the world, YOU ARE. Become the Target!

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5 thoughts on “If I could chayeeyange the world

  1. Becca Lotane

    But God does care about what is done on earth, right? He cares about the injustice of millions of babies being aborted, right?
    Sam Adams said it best in regards to slavery. Other evils that are allowed today could also be substitute for the institution of slavery.

      • Becca Lotane

        Here it is yet again. I hope it comes up this time..Sam Adams said :

        Is it not High Time for the People of this Country explicitly to declare, whether they will be Freemen or Slaves? It is an important Question which ought to be decided. It concerns us more than any Thing in this Life. The Salvation of our Souls is interested in the Event: For wherever Tyranny is establish’d, Immorality of every Kind comes in like a Torrent. It is in the interest of Tyrants to reduce the people to Ignorance and Vice. For they cannot live in any Country where Virtue and Knowledge prevail. The Religion and public Liberty of a People are intimately connected; their Interests are interwoven, they cannot subsist separately; and therefore they rise and fall together. For this Reason, it is always observable, that those who are combined to destroy the People’s Liberties, practice ever Art to poison their Morals. How greatly then does it concern us, at all Events, to put a Stop to the Progress of Tyranny.2

  2. Becca Lotane

    Surely if we are to “go into all the world..” then the avenues of government cannot be neglected. Surely God is everywhere including in the courts and halls of government. We need prayerful people to participate. I want a prayerful person to make the laws vs a non-prayerful one.
    I WILL say that I agree with you and that we must NOT be bullies or scream or be hateful. We do need to present the truth with calm prayerful voices where ever we are. And I DO agree with you that it is the peoples hearts that need to change and the people who have “remained silent” as in Elijah’s time.

    Looking forward to talking about this with you in person! Yea. I promise it will be fun.

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