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The Point: 2018, The Political Illusion


John Stonestreet

I said it last year, and I’ll say it again. For the Colson Center, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point.

From all of us at the Colson Center, Happy New Year! As we begin what is sure to be another, well, interesting year, I want to remind you: Beware the political illusion.

After all, it was just a year ago that Republicans were beside themselves with joy, while Democrats were on the edge of the abyss.

My how times have changed. Yes, the President has had some successes: Neil Gorsuch, the repeal of the HHS mandate, the defeat of ISIS in Iraq. But the Democrats, after wins in Virginia and Alabama, have reason to hope they’ll recapture the House in 2018. And on we go.

But that’s just politics, folks. And that’s why we can never place our hope in the next election. Our hope is in Jesus Christ, who is risen from the dead, Lord of all, and who will return to restore all things.

Of course we’ll stay involved in politics. But more importantly, we must remain faithful to Him, bearing witness to Christ and His truth with our lips and in our lives.



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