What Beliefs Should Christians Look For in Candidates For Public Office?

What Beliefs Should Christians Look For in Candidates For Public Office?

By Richard Curtis

I am the Lord God Almighty, and I approved this message.

 “… whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant…”  Matthew 20:26b 

“And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.”  Micah 6:8b  

 “Speak, for your servant is listening.” 1 Samuel 3:10b 

 “Turn my heart toward your statutes and not toward selfish gain.”  Psalm 119:36 

 “Your word O Lord, is eternal. It stands firm.”  Psalm 119:89 

 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart  and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him,  and he will make your paths straight.”  Proverbs 3:5-6 

 “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you…”  Jeremiah 1:5

 “An honest answer is like a kiss on the lips.”  Proverbs 24:26 

 ‘Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, “This is the way; walk in it.”’  Isaiah 30:21 

 “Defend the cause of the weak and the fatherless; maintain the rights of the poor and the oppressed.”  Psalm 82:3 

 “ And who knows but that you have come to your royal position for such a time as this?”   Esther 4:14b 

 The Holy Bible, New International Version®, Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society

2 comments (Add your own)

1 - Mon, November 7, 2016 @ 1:07 PM

Slim pickings this year...But I ALWAYS vote!!! Praying for our great country....to be a little greater❤️
2 Marcia - Tue, November 8, 2016 @ 6:33 AM

You are my servant. I have chosen you and have not rejected you. So do not fear, for I am with you. Do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you and I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41: 9-10 Lord, please bless our nation today and always. May your people turn to you again and walk the path you have lit for us through your Word. Psalm 119:105

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