It’s election day in the US. Did you vote yet?
That "one good thing" I mentioned in the title of this post is that political ads are behind us for another year. Were they as nasty where you live as where I live? Are they getting worse all the time or am I just getting cantankerous?
I began my day with my Bible reading. Wouldn’t you know it? My read through of the New Testament brought me to Romans 13 today.
Obey the government, for God is the one who put it there. All governments have been placed in power by God. (Romans 13:1)
Well, right after I finished my reading in Romans, I prayed hard for the results of this election. Lord, please place the right men and women in power to rule our nation. While I don’t believe that God is a Republican or a Democrat, I do believe He cares about the direction this nation is going, and I’m trusting Him for the outcome.
My mom and I went to vote around 9:30 a.m. There was no line but all of the voting booths were occupied when we entered the room. By the time we had our ballots, two booths had opened up, so we were able to vote and go home rather quickly. Supposedly they are expecting high turn outs in Idaho due to several hotly contested seats and issues, but there wasn’t nearly the crowd as when we went to vote two years ago at the same time.
Oh, America, may God continue to shed His grace on thee.