I just got into an argument about voting on Facebook. Someone dear to me was accusing me of being judgmental and “strict” because I don’t believe Christians should vote.
Why shouldn’t we vote you ask?
Because this world is not our home. We are all half-citizens. Our other citizenship belongs to God’s heavenly kingdom. We make no allegiance to this world (At least we shouldn’t).
We are on this earth only for a short while and we should feel as settled in this world as we would feel if we were traveling in Mongolia. It may be a fascinating place to visit, but you wouldn’t want to sink down roots there.
Our sense of identity should not be derived from this world, but from our relationship to God and His people, bound for heaven.
“Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;”
1 Peter 2:11 KJV