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We bask now in the afterglow (if that is the proper term for sitting amid the still-warm ruble created by the previous night’s air raid) of what many regard as the most disastrous election in American history (and coming in the wake of elections of Jimmy Carter, the Clintons and the first Obama administration, that is saying quite a lot).  It is time for serious reflection which we offer  in several Parts.

For those who continue to confuse this nation with the Kingdom, we offer Part I, a German perspective[Ed Note: Thanks to Bette Filley for sharing this. Emphases and links, ours]

Our Dear America – where do you go from here?

Today, Obama has been re‐elected; all the efforts of many Christian leaders, prayer movements, “prophets” and “concerned Americans” who have lobbied, written appeals, articles, books, letters – some have even done films
– to warn not to vote for him have come to nothing. Many of them have behaved as if the future of the Kingdom of God is at stake. Well, it is not.

Can we, as foreigner[s] who dearly love you as a people, say a few words into this situation? Because it is evident to us that God has a clear plan with your nation. But many don´t seem to see it, and therefore run the danger of fighting the wrong fight, wasting precious time and resources, and even endlessly call upon God to do what he just will not do. (more…)

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