This is a tough blog to write.
What you may not know is that I write these blogs on Monday night and they are published on Wednesday. Normally, that’s not a big deal because things don’t change too much from Monday to Wednesday.
But this week… well, things are going to change big-time in that three-day period.
When I push that “publish” button on Wednesday, we will have elected a new president and set a course for the country that everyone will be talking about.
But I can’t know what that is right now.
And then it occurs to me that no matter how it all turns out, one thing is absolutely certain:
We will have no less need of Jesus.
Whatever happens, none of the candidates running has campaigned on the promise of being our Messiah.
Our spiritual and moral decline started long ago and our real enemy is hard at work to see that it continues.
For a moment, I contemplated great number of believers responding to the election by donning camel-hair frocks stained with dribbles of honey and bug parts and standing in the wilderness calling for the broods of vipers to produce fruit worthy of repentance.
But then Jeremy Camp’s song, “The Same Power” came over the radio and the lyrics spoke a different message: