An enlightening op-ed in support of Trump. Good read.
Donald Trump’s journey of change should comfort evangelicals
History is the struggle of imperfect people to try to do the right thing
By Foster Friess – – Monday, July 18, 2016 | Washington Times
Why are evangelicals voting for Donald Trump?
A reporter asked me if, before concluding to support Donald Trump, I grappled with the same concerns expressed to him by a principled evangelical Christian woman. She worried about the moral example Donald Trump is setting for young people.
My response: Remind your born-again friend, that all through history, God has harnessed imperfect people to fulfill His perfect will. Saul of Tarsus spent most of his life killing people whose beliefs he rejected but then became the No. 1 salesman for the loving things Jesus wanted to see happen in our fallen world. Saul definitely would have won all the incentive trips to Hawaii.
King David sent Bathsheba’s husband, Uriah, off to the front lines in hopes he would be killed so David could play cozy with the guy’s wife. David, an imperfect but powerful king, stated repeatedly that he loved God’s statutes and openly acknowledged his wrong when prophet Nathan confronted him. (Check out Psalm 51). David’s unwavering faith in God, from the time he was a shepherd boy, inspired him to establish Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Joseph counseled Pharaoh and Daniel advised four nasty kings.
Did they struggle with their role and their support of these leaders? Perhaps. […more]