The book of Job is not a discourse on political science but I keep coming across things that announce, “Today”. Guess what I was thinking about when I read this.
(Job 12:24-25 NAS77) "He deprives of intelligence the chiefs of the earth's people, And makes them wander in a pathless waste. "They grope in darkness with no light, And He makes them stagger like a drunken man.You got it first time. Have you ever wondered how people can be so oblivious? It is the darkening of an already dark mind, like God did to Pharaoh.
I think this effect can be magnified by prayer. Take one example, Hitler losing World War II. Any student of history would know that didn’t work too well for Napoleon. Hitler must have figured that winter would not come that year. You have him making repeated mistakes like this and the elite German army was driven into the ground by citizen soldiers. Millions of Christians were praying the equivalent of the toast, “Confusion to our enemies.” God responded.
Pray for our president. Pray for those in power. Pray that they would be tools of almighty God even if they are not aware of it. In other words pray for confusion on God’s enemies.
And have a merry Christmas. Remember we could not say, “He is risen” on Easter if He had not been born on Christmas (or whatever day you think it happened).
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