A government you can love

The words weren't new to me, but hearing them read recently at a church service, I really took them in and let them change me: "I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; for kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty" (I Tim. 2:1, 2).

This Bible passage went straight to my heart and defined exactly the course of action I needed to take. I realized I needed to change the way I'd been thinking about government leaders and their actions. I needed to reach out and love the people in positions of power, regardless of their political affiliation, or even what I thought about their ability to govern. I needed to support them by knowing that it is God who governs them, because God governs the whole world.

Testimony of Healing
Prayer put me back in the race
November 24, 2003

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