And just like that, another significant mid-term election has come and gone. The outcome was overall encouraging for conservatives. As usual, Dr. Albert Mohler’s observations are worth considering: What the Election Reveals about Us and Why We Vote as We Do. Whatever else the consequences from Tuesday’s election, as Dr. Mohler suggests, no doubt the next couple years leading up to the next presidential election will be politically interesting (should the Lord Jesus tarry)!
Beyond all the political maneuvering and shifting that constantly takes place – not only in America, but around the world – we can be absolutely certain that God is sovereignly working through everything to unite all things in heaven and on earth in Christ (Eph. 1:9-10). This truth means that our hope as God’s people transcends the current social and political climate in which we live. Ours is to embrace by faith the glories of God’s calling of us in Christ, and to “walk worthy” of that calling in the nitty-gritty details of our lives (Eph. 4:1).
Beloved, the more we understand and embrace the heavenly/spiritual realities God has called us to in Christ, the better equipped we are to serve others in this world for His glory. This truth is central to the book of Ephesians. May it be every more central in our lives, both individually, and corporately as His people!
Because Christ lives, and is returning,