Well, Barack Obama has done it.
The citizens of the United States of America have actually elected a Black man (well, a biracial man) as the next President of the United States of America – and leader of the free world.
I can’t say that I am surprised, given the support that Obama has had for quite some time. Even though I have voiced my continued opposition to his candidacy, I am man enough to take a moment to acknowledge the historical weight of this event – and to (yet again) humbly witness the sovereign will of God.
Hold on a moment Obama supporters. Before you start writing new books to add to the bible to herald your next messiah, please know that the world won’t just change overnight because there is a new Captain at the helm of the ship. Oh, and unlike the woman in the video below, please continue to pay for your mortgage and your gasoline as the new President-Elect won’t be doing that for you…just yet:
I thought this day would never happen. I won’t have to worry about putting gas in my car, I won’t have to worry about paying my mortgage, you know, if I help them, they help me.
Lord have mercy. Let us pray for the new President – that the Lord’s will be done in his administration. Let us also pray for this nation – particularly for the millions of voters who sincerely believe they’ve just elected Christ Himself.
1 Timothy 2:1-2 (New American Standard Bible)
1 First of all, then, I urge that (A)entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men,
2 (B)for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.