I loved this thought, that came from dear Mr. Cruz. Yes, I admire this man greatly. He is a man of great integrity, conviction, and stands for that which is right. I admire him, because he stands his ground. He is not a people pleaser. He is I believe a man who wants to please God. He knows who he is by his integrity. This is why I am sad, he is not our nominee.
But that thought of his is the talk of today. And it causes us all to think. So why? What does that mean, to vote your conscience?
I love getting to the root of things. Thats always been my nature, to understand. Why people, say what they do? What is the foundation of something said. The root, determines far more then what may be implied in anything. Because it reveals the very soul of someone. Don’t scratch the surface, get to the root of it! Why waste your time, pondering? Go to the top, the wisdom that God gives. Does it come from God or satan? You can know if you truly seek God. If you read holy word.
Christ told us, that we would be known by the words we speak. We would be judged by those same words. And out of the abundance of the heart, we do speak. Scripture (paraphrasing) tells us we have power of life and death in our tongues, and we eat the fruit thereof. Proverbs 18:21. That last scripture is enough to give pause to consider what we do say.
I think Mr. Cruz thought about what he should say. He knew he had if anything to prove to himself, and God, he had a responsibility as a leader to tell us how to vote. By the conscience.
The conscience. The sense, these are principles, principles God has given us to establish to know the difference. To guide us, to give us wisdom. To give discernment between good and evil.
So to vote your conscience. Hmmm. Lets get to the root of that. Without actually endorsing anyone, without saying anything further about someones character, or the lack of it.
To get to the root of it, you need to look at the fruit. To look at the soul of someone. You have to see, what someones words are based on. Is it truth? Or is it a lie? How did they get to the foundation they have? Is it based on God, or is it on satan? Is it love or is it hate? Is it good, or is it evil?
You see, thats just the way it is going to be. Its not in-between, or at a half way mark. With God, its choose this day, whom you will serve. God does not play games with us. He tells us to choose whom we will serve.
I CALL HEAVEN AND EARTH TO RECORD THIS DAY AGAINST YOU, THAT I HAVE SET BEFORE YOU LIFE AND DEATH, BLESSING AND CURSING, THEREFORE CHOOSE LIFE, THAT BOTH THOU AND THY SEED MAY LIVE. DEUTERONOMY 30:19 KJV.
And whether you want to choose or not, is really irrelevant, because by not choosing, you can choose evil. By not standing up for good, by being lukewarm, so to speak, God will spit you out. See Christ’s last words to us, in Revelation 3. Of a KJV. Because even in these scriptures he is reminding us, yes, salvation could be at stake by not repenting. He tells us let no man take your crown!
Repentance, is always the key to clearing the slate with God. Always, don’t ever forget that! It will clear your conscience. It will clear your soul, it will make you right with God. Repentance is admitting you have sinned, that you have made mistakes, by not basing your “conscience” your soul on Christ. It is the sweetest cleansing, you ever can receive, because it will clear the slate, and clean your robes.
See, God is giving us all a chance on this earth to choose. And so you have to know what your “conscience” is based on. You have to know what source, as the foundation, does your thoughts come from to vote.
Is it good, is it truth, is it love, is it pure, and holy, submitting totally to God? In obedience, in fear of God. Yes, fear, people don’t like that word, but see, if you fear God, you choose wisely. So your conscience, does not fear anybody else, but God Himself, to prove to Him, your own alliance. To please God.
The conscience. That little voice, that gut instinct, that sense you might call common sense, is always based on good or evil. God or the devil. And to know that, is to learn to fine tune it. You can always trust it, if its based on God.
It tells you what is right, it tells you what is wrong. But if the foundation of it, is not based on God totally, well it will be wrong. But the principle is in its place. If you have not made Christ Lord, and savior, you will be ruled by the principle, that comes from the devil. Theres no in-between here again.
Thats why I am so careful with the Bible I choose. I choose the King James. To choose something, that has not been corrupted, or compromised, because I truly want to be on the same page with God. He does not change, we do. So my thoughts, will reflect the mind of Christ. According to His word. Not my thoughts, not satans thoughts. But God almighty.
But it is a choice. So, to vote your conscience, is a choice. This is America. Beautiful America, the land of the free. But how long will that be, if we do not choose Gods ways? We may very well learn. This is who we are as a nation. Free. We have freedom, our whole nation is on the foundation of freedom, but in God we trust.
Some of us trust in God anyway.
So only you can answer the question as to where your “conscience” is based on. Only you, can determine, to know if you are right are wrong, but remember, you will be judged by what you choose.
We will all stand before God. For the choices we make, including how we vote. It is recorded in the book of life. But ask yourself, is your name in the Lambs book of life? That book, that has no stain on it. Cleansed by the sacrifice of Christ.
Without telling you who to vote for, to vote your conscience, means you are voting because you have freedom. But remember, that freedom, in our nation, will produce, fruit. It will produce a consequence. Either for good or evil. God or satan.
So be careful how you vote. Be careful what you base it on. Be careful, that you see the root of someones character, to know, is it good, is it evil?
I think we have seen enough to know. At this point. But if you do not know, ask God. Come to His throne humble. Repentant. Seeking truth. He will show you. He is awesome when it comes to things like that, so He deserves glory and honor and praise as I even write this. I know. There is none like God, and sometimes, you wonder. But He is on the throne. No matter who is President.
The rest is up to you, and yes God, for it is always in His hands. Who is your choice to vote for? It may mean you don’t vote. And thats another topic, between good and evil, and evil is still evil. And good is still good. Thanks be to God.
Remember God sees your vote. What is your conscience based on? As you vote? Or do not vote? Your an American, know the difference!
Blessings, and love, Elena Ramirez