“I Will” Resolutions for Living as a Christian In Trump’s America


By the power of the Holy Spirit…

I will not gloat over victories won, nor despair over contests lost. I will rejoice over things that are good, right and true, and I will weep with those who are weeping.

I will rejoice and grieve with real people in my real community, not the ephemeral “community” of those on social media.

I will not foolishly assume that a man or government is responsible for the greatness or downfall of a nation, nor will I believe the opposite lie that their actions affect nothing. Instead, I will pray, act and trust the God who controls the king’s heart like a stream of water.

I will not panic or despair over what might come, but will joyfully live life for the glory of God, knowing that I can let goods and kindred go, this mortal life also, the body they may kill, God’s truth abideth still, his kingdom is forever.

I will pray and stand against all forms of racism, sexism and any other unbiblical “ism.”

I will love those who voted differently than me, just as I want them to patiently love me.

I will lament my own sins, failures and weaknesses more than I focus on what I believe is “wrong” with others.

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SOURCE: Church Leaders
Stephen Altrogge