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Statistic published in March 2016

CHRISTIANS AND POLITICS, by William MacDonald

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Should a Christian become engaged in politics?
    Those who say yes invariably quote the familiar aphorism, “All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” If that does not clinch the case, they cite Joseph, Moses, and Daniel as examples of believers who were involved in the political system.
     Although the aphorism sounds convincing, we should remember that it is a statement of human wisdom, not divine revelation. We should not give it the authority of Scripture. As for Joseph and Daniel, they never ran for office but served as government employees. Moses was more of a gadfly to the government than a part of it.
The Biblical Answer
     If we go to the Word for an answer, what do we find?
     The Lord Jesus did not engage in politics. If anything, He found Himself in an adverse relationship to the system. The disciples did not engage in politics. Did they miss God’s best by concentrating on the gospel? The apostle Paul did not engage in politics. Faith…

WHO WILL YOU VOTE FOR???

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When people asked William MacDonald that, his reply was always: "No one, my candidate is not running."  The following is an excellent article by David McKinley of Canada on the subject of Christians and voting. This and other excellent articles may be found at www.assemblytestimony.org


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  The Christian And The Polling Booth by David McKinley (Canada)
Paper 1
Truly separated Christians ought to have no part nor lot in the politics of this world. If we wish to please the Lord and be a clear testimony to Him in a perishing world, we steer clear of voting in the election of people to political office. Some Scriptural reasons for these statements are given below, that the godly may be fortified in their stand and that the less instructed or those recently saved may be given clear guidance as to why assemblies of Christians gathered to the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, have consistently abstained from political involvement. W…