Pre-Post-Election Sermon Grace Presbyterian Church
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This sermon focuses on the results of the November 6,
2012, Presidential election. It is preached two days
before, rather than five days after the election, in
order to say things that need to be said without
appearing to engage in partisan chortling or partisan
There are three powerful spheres that will determine
this Presidential election:
1. Within the natural realm, human beings will
vote, and there is sure to be some fraud, voter
suppression, and miscounting.
2. Within the world of supernatural conflict, Satan
rewards those who bow to him. He gives power and
glory to those who compromise their fundamental
values and ethics..
3. Within the sphere of the sovereignty of God, God
ultimately puts into power whom he wills, and
Tuesday's vote will happen as part of God's plan for
What should be our response regardless of who wins?
We must be able to lift up holy hands in prayer,
without wrath and without doubting.
If we hate the President, our prayers are hindered.
If we hate the winner, our prayers are hindered. If
we doubt God's goodness and absolute sovereignty, our
prayers are hindered.
Bob Vincent has been the pastor of the Grace Presbyterian Church in Alexandria, Louisiana since 1975. He and his wife Sandy were married in 1968; they have five children and eleven grandchildren to date. ¬†In 1984, Grace established Grace Christian School, K-12. ¬†Bob is a native of South...