So here’s the thing: if you don’t provide for the needs of the least of these, if you don’t seek to protect the vulnerable, if you fight to keep power in the hands of the powerful, then no matter what feeling you have in your heart toward God or your neighbor … it’s not love.
So yeah. According to Jesus, Christians have a stake in the kind of government we promote. If our social arrangements aren’t loving and just, we fail both God and our neighbor.
If you need a meditation to bring with you into the voting booth tomorrow, that’s not a bad place to start.
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