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Vote, But Don't Put Your Hope in the Outcome

Today is Election Day in America. The media hype and dialogue around the dinner table has not been higher in years. Many believe this is the "most important election in our lifetime," and the outcome will determine the well being of our lives and country for decades to come.
I agree this is an important election. They all are, but, I want to give some perspective to this one.
First, I voted. I hope you did too. This is one of the greatest privileges we have a citizens of the United States of America. Make the effort. Demonstrate your beliefs by casting a ballot for those things that matter to you. Many have died to give you this privilege, so, get out, stand in line if you must, but vote.
As you do, here's another perspective for your vote if you are a Christian.
Followers of Jesus have dual citizenship. Paul reminded his readers, "But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ..." (Phil. 3:20) As a Christian, …