So many are talking about Christians who voted,  demeaning them because they went to the polls and cast their vote in the Presidential race for the Oval Office.
 
Their argument is that, “by casting your vote for a man/woman to rule, you are rejecting God.” They base their belief on a passage found in the book of 1 Samuel
 
1 Samuel 8:4-7 Then all the elders of Israel gathered themselves together, and came to Samuel unto Ramah, And said unto him, Behold, thou art old, and thy sons walk not in thy ways: now make us a king to judge us like all the nations. But the thing displeased Samuel, when they said, Give us a king to judge us. And Samuel prayed unto the LORD. And the LORD said unto Samuel, Hearken unto the voice of the people in all that they say unto thee: for they have not rejected thee, but they have rejected me, that I should not reign over them.
 
These people are using the passage to imply that we are rejecting God if we choose to participate in the elections.
 
They are forgetting one important thing. The land of Canaan was ruled by a Theocracy. The children of Israel had to reject God in order to vote for a king.
 
We in the United States of America have never been a Theocratic nation. The land has always had a man ruling it.  Prior to William Penn, et.al. settling in the New World, Native Americans ruled the land.

It is not a matter of rejecting God at all. It is a matter of choosing the best man for the job that is going to be in office.  Whether one votes or not, America will have its President.. Those who did not vote did not hinder the election from taking place, did it?  They did not prevent anyone from becoming the President of the United States.  There is always a winner in the election with, or without, their vote.

 
If a Christian voting helps to install a man in the Oval Office who will overturn and reverse many abominable acts currently being accepted in the nation today, then that is a step in the right direction.
 
We can choose a man to represent our nation as a whole and still have God rule our hearts and homes.
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