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The Morning After: A Call to Humility

Stop gloating.

Stop grumbling.

Start praying for the man who has been appointed to lead our country.



Don’t idolize him.

Don’t demonize him.

Just intercede for him and his task ahead.



Don’t place your hope in your issues.

Don’t heap your hate on your opponents.

Practically and consistently, seek the welfare of the city where God has placed you.



Your government can’t save you.

Your politics shouldn’t define you.

Your calling is greater than both of those things.



Your messiah is not a man.

Your kingdom is not this country.

The longing in your heart is not for this world, but another.



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. This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus… (1 Timothy 2:1-5)

  1. Cliff says:

    This post is inspired and inspiring, Danny.

  2. Yolanda F says:

    I LOVE THIS!!!!

  3. Anonymous says:

    Amen. Thanks, Danny.

  4. Grace Park says:

    matt papa’s “JESUS IS LORD!” chorus line started playing in my head after reading your post. Thank you for leading with wisdom!

  5. Anne says:

    Thank you!

  6. Jaime Z says:

    Danny, I copied and posted this on my Facebook page since it spoke to me so deeply. Thank you for reminding us of the Truth. Maybe you’ll have some more people signed up for your blog!

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