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Notes From the Underground

November 11, 2020

Leadership Notes

On this Veterans Day, we offer a prayer of thanksgiving for those who served. We respect all you did.

And now, some notes from underground:

1. As of this writing, Biden has received 76 million popular votes, while Trump has received 71 million. America is evenly divided, which I see as neither a negative nor a positive. It's just the way things are. Let's see how that plays out.

2. Psalm 115:1-3:

Not to us, O Lord, not to us, but to your name give glory, for the sake of your steadfast love and your faithfulness!

Why should the nations say, “Where is their God?” Our God is in the heavens; he does all that he pleases.

3. Ephesians 1:3-6:

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love he predestined us for adoption to himself as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of his will, to the praise of his glorious grace, with which he has blessed us in the Beloved.

So? We've had another election. God is Sovereign. And the church continues to worship God, love each other, love our communities, serve the needs of our communities, cherish Jesus Christ above all others, and honor God's Word. In other words, no matter what happens around us, we continue to be the church. We have been chosen for nothing less.

4. Charles Spurgeon once said, "Do not give yourselves up to party spirit…to live for a political party is unworthy of a man who professes to be a Christian."

5. As my lovely wife and I were putting up Christmas lights last Saturday, we noticed a neighbor doing the same. Only diffe