A Cry For Justice

1 Corinthians 2:11 For who knows a person’s thoughts except the spirit of that person, which is in him? So also no one comprehends the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God.

This is election day.  There are churches that are quite politically active, and in doing so they can exercise abusive tactics.  For example, church members can be virtually ordered how God commands them to vote for particular candidates or on certain issues.  God, it seems, is registered in their party.  Are there issues that by their very nature pretty much require any real Christian to vote for/against?  Yes, of course.  But even in those arenas, no one has a right to tell us how we are to mark our ballots.  To do so would be a tactic of abuse, a sinful exercise of power and authority.

Pharisees do this.  Those of you who have done much reading…

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About Dale Ingraham @ Speaking Truth In Love Ministries

We started Speaking truth in love Ministries to address the issue of sexual abuse within the faith community. My wife, Faith, is a survivor of many years of abuse by her father who was a pastor at the time. We go into churches, colleges and conferences to speak about this issue.
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