You may be wondering–have I broken my word? About what? Let me ‘fess up. I’m wading into political muck and mire! No, not that! I said I wouldn’t do that.
Actually, fear not! No endorsements. No hints even. Nothing. Parties I enjoy have more fun than the two duking it out as usual. Their parties are partisan and predictable. Nasty and boring!
No matter who prevails in any election, there’s one certainty you can hang your hat on. It’s found in your Bible. Psalm 93. This psalm begins with a resounding chorus of ‘The Lord reigns…’ The English language doesn’t quite capture the decisiveness of the Hebrew. The Hebrew would need an exclamation point or two after ‘reigns’. ‘The Lord reigns!!’…unmistakably, indisputably, unequivocally!
Psalm 93 goes on to use Hebrew poetic parallelisms to describe how great our God is. Seas rise up. ‘Seas’ mentioned three times, driving home the point of who’s in charge. Thunder and great floods speak of our mighty God. Two, three times over and it becomes crystal clear who is Lord of All and God Almighty. Who towers above feeble man and woman. No contest. No polling and voting. No ‘spin’ or platforms. None of that.
Psalm 93:5–‘Your statutes stand firm; holiness adorns your house for endless days, O Lord’. The Bible is our firm foundation. His holiness, our challenge and call in life. His house bears no scandal or shading of the truth. And with Him we’ll find peace and love forever.
No promises left unfulfilled. Not with our Lord. Remember who’s in charge. After all is said and done–‘The Lord reigns!!’
Father, we pray for our leaders to be godly people. In Jesus’ name. Amen.