“You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.” (Isaiah 26:3 ESV)
I have alienated some ministries by posting what I have written about
politics being a divisive (Contrary to the spirit of John 17:21) topic
to be preaching in this already politically and racially tense time.
Especially considering America's brief history which is full of hatred,
social inequality, and institutional
injustice by design, I would personally avoid such topics and seek to
concentrate more upon the infallible Word of God and the unity therein
commanded much more so than espousing my opinions of other people while
standing behind the sacred desk. Please forgive me, Almighty God, for
the discord I have sown and the relationships I may have strained. Lord,
please help me to keep my mind stayed on You instead of so much
attention to politics, the opinions of people, and the other things of
this world in Jesus’ holy name. Like John Lennon said, “all we are
saying is give peace a chance.” We all must follow our own inspired
convictions of just what promoting peace entails. I already know that I
am an unconventional lunatic and therefore I have taken great pains to
explicate this caveat.
Please pray for me that God's peace and
wisdom will prevail in all of the relationships adversely affected by
the impertinence of what I have published on my personal Facebook page.
Please let forgiveness be found in Your church, Almighty God. In Jesus’ precious name I pray, loving and hoping in all things 1 Corinthians 13:7-8). Amen and amen.
© 2009 Brian L Hunter