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Shepherd's Heart
BOB STEWART

See you at the polls

Posted Thursday, November 1, 2012, at 12:42 PM
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  • Bravo!

    -- Posted by Oklahoma Reader on Thu, Nov 1, 2012, at 2:02 PM
  • One more thing Shep; I found it refreshing to read a political commentary by a Baptist Minister that was not a full bore shot at telling us how to vote. To come away from it with no certaintity as for whom you intended to cast your vote, was a rarity in these days of polarization, and almagamation of politics, and religion.

    Render unto Caesar has become a forgotten concept.

    You the man!

    -- Posted by Oklahoma Reader on Sun, Nov 4, 2012, at 11:37 AM
  • Thanks OKR -

    As I said Sunday from the Pulpit - I've come to believe that far too many believers equate patriotism with Christianity - they seem to think that the two aren't mutually distinct and separate.For me - the thought that you can't be patriotic unless you're a Christian - and the similar thought that you can't be a Christian unless you're patriotic - are just nonsense. Not that I've always felt that way - mind you.

    By the way - I also told the folks at church that voting - in and of itself - will never change the nation - although I always encourage everyone to get out and vote.

    I believe - and we will probably disagree on this - that the thing that will make the biggest difference in our nation is for Christians to start acting like Christians in their every day walk.

    Thanks again.

    Shep

    -- Posted by shep on Mon, Nov 5, 2012, at 11:02 AM
  • We disagee not so much on that point Shep. I agree that it would make a big difference. An even bigger difference would be made if the non-Christians would also emulate Jesus. I guess though that we are getting into Utopian territory with those wishes. Sure would be nice. :)

    -- Posted by Oklahoma Reader on Mon, Nov 5, 2012, at 12:49 PM
  • Glad to say our polling station was filled to capacity this morning at 7 a.m. Hope that's a good sign that folks are going to get out and vote.

    -- Posted by shep on Tue, Nov 6, 2012, at 7:48 AM
  • Hope everyone made it to the polls - or is at least planning to go later today. Thanks!

    "My name is Shep and I approved this message!"

    -- Posted by shep on Tue, Nov 6, 2012, at 3:07 PM
  • LOL Shep. :)

    -- Posted by Oklahoma Reader on Wed, Nov 7, 2012, at 11:04 AM
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