Disappointed in Man BUT Full of Hope in God

To say that I am disappointed in the people of our Country would be an understatement.  America as a whole is much better than it is being represented.

The election is over.  We have a President staying in office that in my opinion has not been good in any way for our Country.  

But what is a person to do?

* We are going to continue praying for our leaders. 

I Timothy 2:1 - 4  says I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people— 2 for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. 3 This is good, and pleases God our Savior, 4 who wants all people to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.

* We are going to continue trusting in God and His Power and Provision.

Proverbs 3:5 - 6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart;  do not depend on your own understanding.  6 Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take.

Psalm 43:5 Why am I discouraged?  Why is my heart so sad?  I will put my hope in God!  I will praise him again—my Savior and my God!

Matthew 6:26 - 32 26 Look at the birds. They don’t plant or harvest or store food in barns, for your heavenly Father feeds them. And aren’t you far more valuable to him than they are? 27 Can all your worries add a single moment to your life?

28 “And why worry about your clothing? Look at the lilies of the field and how they grow. They don’t work or make their clothing, 29 yet Solomon in all his glory was not dressed as beautifully as they are. 30 And if God cares so wonderfully for wildflowers that are here today and thrown into the fire tomorrow, he will certainly care for you. Why do you have so little faith?

31 “So don’t worry about these things, saying, ‘What will we eat? What will we drink? What will we wear?’ 32 These things dominate the thoughts of unbelievers, but your heavenly Father already knows all your needs.

* In the end, We WIN!

Colossians 2:9 - 15

For in Christ all the fullness of the Deity lives in bodily form,
10 and in Christ you have been brought to fullness. He is the head over every power and authority. 11 In him you were also circumcised with a circumcision not performed by human hands. Your whole self ruled by the flesh[a] was put off when you were circumcised by[b] Christ, 12 having been buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through your faith in the working of God, who raised him from the dead.
13 When you were dead in your sins and in the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made you[c] alive with Christ. He forgave us all our sins, 14 having canceled the charge of our legal indebtedness, which stood against us and condemned us; he has taken it away, nailing it to the cross. 15 And having disarmed the powers and authorities, he made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them by the cross.

I encourage you to put your hope and trust in God no matter if your candidate won or not.  We elected a leader for our country but God is still King of King's and He is still on His Throne.  Last nights election results did not change that. 

Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments. 


  1. This morning I printed out a paper that read "God is still King". I was in a very sour mood and needed to remember where my loyalty lies. Your words were very encouraging to me.


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