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When did evil take care of you?

Published 7:15pm Friday, October 19, 2012

To the Editor:
I am disheartened by what I am hearing from Christians, friends and well-spoken Christian leaders in the community; even some on television. I keep hearing, “I guess I have to choose the lesser of two evils.”
Why does choosing a president have to be a choice of “the lesser of two evils” when there are other options? Besides, when was the last time “evil” was good to or for you?
Friends! Fellow Christians! We do have a choice. I am not going to try to convince you to vote for anyone in particular, you can pray and discern that for yourself. I will recommend you Google the 2012 presidential candidates website.
A lot of Christians are saying that the election doesn’t concern or involve God. It does! Isn’t He in charge of the world? Don’t we ask Him to take care of us and our country? We profess that all the time.
My stand is this: if you turn aside from God to “choose between evils” rather than vote for someone who follows God, aren’t you turning your face from God? Aren’t you denying His power, wisdom?
Who gets in the office is not the issue!
The issue is, did I do what God would expect me to do? Stand with Him even in persecution? Rejection? Defeat? God is always in charge, so He knows what He is doing regardless of who gets in!
Can we say today, or later to His face, “I did what you asked of me. I trusted You to be in charge no matter what happened.” I acted out what I claim to be, a Christian.
Again I ask, “When did evil ever take care of you?”
JUDITH PEELE
Plymouth

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