Day 313 –
Pray for all people.
1 Timothy 2:1-2 “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.”
At this time of year, we are either going through elections or just getting over them. The more able we are to connect with social media, the more we are able to share our opinions and become even more divided over them. But at the end of the day, no matter who is elected, One thing will remain the same, there will still be Only one God, one Lord of Lords, and one King of Kings reigning on the throne in Heaven.
1 Timothy 2:3-6 “This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants all people to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth. For there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Jesus Christ, who gave himself as a ransom for all people. This has now been witnessed to at the proper time.”
For this reason and this purpose, it is good and necessary that we continue to pray for all people.
When Jesus entered this world as a baby, to save all of us from our sins, He ushered peace in for all people.
Christ desires for us to live amongst each other in a peaceful way, in harmony….not the same but beautifully together, reflecting Him by His love, and pointing others to the gift of salvation and the knowledge of His truth.
We won’t like or agree with every outcome (including elections), but we can all agree to focus on the outcome of the greatest war ever waged and the One who was the winner of the war.
Jesus is the One who died for ALL of our sins on the cross and sits on the throne ruling over ALL things. He is waiting and watching to see how we react to each outcome because He already realizes and planned it, and He is desiring that we would be the best reflection of Him.
He wants us to lay aside our own selfish desires, taking up our cross daily, taking up the needs of others, and praying for ALL people that they may also come to Know Him as King, Father, Son, GOD of ALL, and the One and Only Greatest Ruler to ever be.