The election is over but it still isn't too late to vote for Jesus! A vote for Him counts no matter when it is made or where it is made. Have you voted for Jesus?
Pastor Jerry Summy of Northeast Baptist Church in Southlake, Texas, preached a very timely and powerful sermon about this question before President Obama's election. Since then, I have tried putting it on my web site with one failure after another. However, I think I've finally come up with a short solution. What I give you here can't give the powerful sermon justice!
Take a close look at the content and think about it. What if Jesus ran for President?
I WANT YOUR VOTE
"Jesus Christ the SAME yesterday, and today and forever."
What His critics say....
He doesn't own a house--Luke 9:58
"...Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests; but the Son of Man hath not where to lay his head."
He pals around with undersirables--Matthew 11:19
"....a friend of publicans and sinners."
He says he can forgive sin--Matthew 9:2
"Son, be of good cheer, thy sins be forgiven thee."
He died with criminals--Matthew 27:38
"Then were there two thieves crucified with him, one on the right hand, and another on the left."
He made outlandish statements concerning his death--Matthew 27:63
"After three days I will rise again."
He even promised one of the thieves eternal life--Luke 23:43
"Verily I say unto thee, Today shalt thou be with me in paradise."
Jesus has been throughly investigated
33 years of background information
One world leader said, "I find no fault in this man."
Reputation--Acts 10:38 "...went about doing good."
Character--John 1:14 "...full of grace and truth."
Follow-up to Outlandish Statements
He is risen from the dead--Mattew 28:7
"To whom also he showed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days." Acts 1:3
"He that believeth on the son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life." John 3:36
Where does he stand on the social issues?
"And it came to pass, that, when Elisabeth heard the salutation of Mary, the babe leaped in her womb; and Elisabeth was filled with the Holy Ghost." (Babe=brephos, an infant [prop. unborn] lit. or fig:-babe, [young] child, infant) Luke 1:41
"And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger." (Notice: The Babe in the Womb is the same kind of Babe as in the manger. To say that Jesus would not have anything to say about abortion today is just wrong. Luke 2:16Gay Marriage...
God made them male and female in the beginning. Matthew 19:4-6
This position is better explained by one of His disciples. Romans 1:21-32
"Show me the tribute money. And they brought unto him a penny. And he saith unto them, Whose is this image and superscription? They say unto him, Caesar's. Then saith he unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's; and unto God the things that are God's." Matthew 22:19-21
One day we won't have to pay any taxes!
"And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men." Matthew 4:19