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Feb 27 2017

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And few there be that find it

 

 

The evangelical bloc

 

Dear editor:

Even though Donald Trump won the presidential election legitimately, the extreme liberal side still cannot understand how he really won, nor can they stop their ugly and harmful opposition. Even though they are loud and very organized, they are only hurting themselves, not helping our nation and certainly don’t represent the majority of Americans who still hold to conservative family values.

These extreme liberals have tried to say that Trump won because of Russia interfering with the election, even though there is no real evidence to substantiate their wild claims. They have tried to discount Trump’s victory in every way they can think of, all to no avail.

“It was a triumph that few predicted — especially the pollsters and media. Trump won 30 states, aided by a significant bloc of evangelical (Christian) support at the polls.”

The liberal mainstream news media “kept asking ‘How did this happen?’ ‘What went wrong?’ ‘How did we miss this?’ Some were in shock. Political pundits were stunned. Many thought the Trump-Pence ticket didn’t have a chance. Few of them understood the God factor — that hundreds of thousands of Christians from across the U.S. had been praying.”

“While the media scratched their heads and tried to understand how this happened, I believe that God’s sovereign hand worked mightily on election night to help stop the godless, atheistic, progressive agenda from continuing its moral assault on our nation.” (Quotes by the Rev. Franklin Graham, Decision magazine, December 2016, Page 4.)

Now, I don’t really expect the non-Christian side to believe all of this. Why do I say that? The Bible says, “But the man who isn’t a Christian can’t understand and can’t accept these thoughts from God, which the Holy Spirit teaches us. They sound foolish to him, because only those who have the Holy Spirit within them can understand what the Holy Spirit means. Others just can’t take it in. But the spiritual man has insight into everything, and that bothers and baffles the man of the world, who can’t understand him at all. How could he? … ” (1 Corinthians 2:14-16).

These things I am writing are mainly for the encouragement of all true Christians, even though I hope and pray that some of you would also trust in Jesus Christ for eternal salvation and spiritual rebirth. “Yet to all who did receive Him, to those who believe in His name, He gave the right to become children of God.” (John 1:12).

More recently (Jan. 16, 2107), the Rev. Franklin Graham said, “As God’s people, this is not a time to stand down or drop our guard. Powerful (satanic) forces are opposing any change of direction. Our new leaders need wisdom, strength and guidance from Almighty God. The Bible says, ‘Pray without ceasing.’ (1 Thessalonians 5:17). For our nation and its future, that admonition never had more urgency. Our faith and hope is in God, not human leaders.”

“So, as we enter 2017 with new leadership for our nation, the most critical thing you can do is pray, pray, pray.” (Decision, February 2017, Page 5).

Lloyd Hoffman
Hot Springs

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