Walking Wisely: How Scripture Guides Our Thinking and Our Voting

Walking Wisely: How Scripture Guides Our Thinking and Our Voting Faithfulness During Political Divisiveness (Part 3) Selected Scriptures Recommended Resources How the Nations Rage, by Jonathan Leeman How Can I Love Church Members with Different Politics, by Jonathan Leeman Before You Vote, by David Platt One Nation Under God, by Ashford and Pappalardo God and Politics, by Mark Dever Key Idea: We must vote faithfully and wisely (or abstain from voting) according to our biblically informed conscience. I. Purpose: What is purpose of our government and the purpose of our vote? A. What......

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Faithfulness During Political Divisiveness (Matthew 22:14-22) - Part 2

Key idea – We live faithfully in politics by living faithfully for Christ I. Live in Truth II. Live out Love III. Live with a Message An ambassador is someone who lives in a foreign land but represents their own king. Three ways to live with a message: A. Gospel priority B. “Convictional kindness” C. Visible love We demonstrate love by living out the good we hope the government promotes. IV. Live by Faith The solution to our anger, frustration, worry, concern, judgementalism, fears, etc., is making sure we are not making politics about......

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Faithfulness During Political Divisiveness (Matthew 22:15-22) - Part 1

Key idea – We live faithfully in politics by living faithfully for Christ I. Live in Truth A. Recognize that the culture offers a faulty version of reality B. Recognize biases in the presentation of facts (both “liberal” and “conservative”) C. Recognize the complexity of the issues at stake D. Recognize the difference between “straight-line” and “jagged-line” issues II. Live out Love A. Think more highly of people, than your opinions B. See others as people to love, not political views to loathe C. See your judgmentalism as a greater sin than others’......

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