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Thursday, October 23, 2008

Voting according to race?

As Christians we cannot afford to vote according to race, no matter which country we live in. Our vote should be squarely based on the Christian worldview. That worldview categorically denies a vote for someone that supports abortion or gay "marriage."

African-American Christians risk being called all kinds of names if they do not support Barack Hussein Obama. But then, can being called names really compare with Jesus who suffered a terrible beating and a death on a cross to save His people? Can being called names really compare with the death of millions of innocent children whose only crime is to be an inconvenience? Has our convenience driven, instant, Western society become so callous that it would murder for a little bit of convenience and instant gratification?

Lee Grady of Charisma Magazine, sat next to a 70 year old female, African-American Christian singer, in a church service, who told him that she does not support Obama, because his principles are contrary to her Christian principles.

"She continued: 'I hear some black pastors saying from the pulpit, "Let's thank God we’re going to have a black man in the White House." Well, I’m sorry, but I don’t think this is the right black man.'

"I'm not going to reveal the identity of this woman—not because she doesn't want me to tell, but because outing her as a McCain supporter could close doors for her in the black church. Sadly, African-Americans who aren't supporting Obama today are viewed as traitors."

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