Barack Obama is God’s Servant for My Good

by Nov 27, 2010Culture, Piety, Theology1 comment

First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way (1 Tim 2:1–2).

In obedience to God, I thank Him for President Barack Obama, and I pray (and intercede and supplicate!) that he will make decisions that enable Americans to live peaceful, quiet, godly lives.

There is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God…. He is God’s servant for your good (Rom 13 :1, 4).

Barack Obama derives his authority from God, and he is God’s servant for my good.

The king’s heart is a stream of water in the hand of the Lord; he turns it wherever he will (Prov 21:1).

But God retains control of Barack Obama. He can’t do anything to surprise God or frustrate or derail His purposes. Even Barack Obama’s support for the evils of abortion in no way stays God’s hand (Dan 4:35).

The Lord has established his throne in the heavens, and his kingdom rules over all (Ps 103:19).

God is the true King of the world. Barack Obama’s kingdom is only part of a drop in the bucket, about 4.5% of the invisible dust on a scale (Isa 40:15).

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  1. DCrooks2

    Yikes, America just felt a lot smaller there for a sec.


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