Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn once said that the sign of a decaying culture is the lack of great statesmen. This is painfully obvious in our country today. But of all people, Christians have the theological grounding for what the Declaration of Independence proclaims: “That all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.”
Now, we are faced with choosing the person we will vote into the office of president, and it will be “the lesser of two evils.” As Christians, we must vote, because Scripture says when we can do good, we should. Martin Luther was reputed to have said he would rather be governed by a competent Turk than an incompetent Christian. We are faced with two flawed candidates, one who seems unable to tell the truth. We must vote because it is our duty and so many people have given all they had for our right to vote.
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