It is with sadness, hesitation and reserve that we welcome in a new president for the United States. Yes, it is a great accomplishment for us to have our first African American man as president after so many years of slavery and prejudice in our U.S. history. However, though this is a great thing in one way, it is far from what our Republican morals and values call for. So, now, what can we expect? What should we prepare for? What will this mean for Christians over all? Will this mean that now abortion will become legalized through all 9 months of pregnancy? Does this mean that we will be forced into one "insurance" for all? Does this mean that now gay and lesbian marriages will become a daily thing across the entire United States? What exactly does it mean?????
Well our first and best weapon of defense is to put on the full Armour of Christ. This is absolutely essential for what the days hold for each and every one of us, and our families. Look at Eph. 6: 11-13. It says this...
"Put on the whole armour of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places."
The apostle Paul is pointing out the solemn reality that the war of Satan against our souls is genuine and that the stakes are forever eternal. Do you see how important this is?!?! It is crucial!
Satan blinds our minds to keep out the greater King, the Lord Jesus Himself! He warns us against false prophets that can deceive us, that can make us think that all of this is for our best interests, for our own good. But is this new "president" a wolf in sheep's clothing? Can we trust him? I think it will totally be for us to trust in the Lord Jesus Christ Himself, and only Him, and not risk trusting in someone whose values and morals are so far different from our own.