While Scripture doesn't have anything to say about elections, it does have a lot to say about our attitude toward our leaders.
God calls us to pray for our leaders regardless of whether we agree with them or not. In fact, it may be more important to pray for those leaders we don't agree with! Remember, at the time Timothy wrote these instructions, the Jewish people were living in oppression under Roman rule.
Don't be discouraged if the election didn't go as you wished; be encouraged by this truth:
Father, forgive me for those times I've grumbled, forgetting that all those in positions of authority have been placed there by You. Help me to be faithful in praying for the men and women You have chosen to lead and remember that ultimately You are the One in control. Lord, we ask for a revival in this land, that one person at a time, this nation will return to You.
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