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YOUR CANDIDATE LOST...NOW WHAT?

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The election is over.Some people are happy that their candidate won.Others are not happy, because their candidate lost.What should a person do if his/her candidate lost the election?The Bible gives us four ways Christians should react to the leaders in government, even if they did not vote for them.
First, remember God is in control, not the government.During His trial, Jesus told Pilate, “You could have no power at all against Me unless it had been given you from above.” (John 19:11, NKJV)After His resurrection, Jesus told His disciples, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.” (Matthew 28:18, NKJV)God is the sovereign king of the universe.He is in control.God places people in positions of power and removes them at His pleasure.Instead of fretting about who is in office, trust in God’s sovereign plan.
Second, pray for our leaders.No matter who is in office, we should pray for them.The Apostle Paul wrote to Timothy, his protégé and ministry partner, “Therefore I exho…