Thriving in Washington's Anti-Christian Culture

Bible-HebrewmanuscriptThe treachery of Washington politics, including the subtle prejudices against outsiders, especially Christians and Hispanics, can be disillusioning. Washington can be a brutal place, a place where careers and reputations are tainted with impunity simply so a particular person or political party has an advantage in the next election cycle. It is not impossible to survive with your integrity intact, but it is not easy either.
To thrive in such a cutthroat, often anti-Christian culture as Washington, it is important to know what you believe, and to define yourself rather than letting others do so in a way that serves their interests. The importance of true friends, family, and your faith are invaluable — especially when you are under attack…. [read more]

lhwm notes: Leaning on Jesus Christ and engaging spiritual warfare with the “whole armor of God” on. They speak heavily about hate crime yet they are the very ones who are acting this out. It is their definition of what hate is, but God has another. We are to pray for our enemies.

Love for Enemies

Matthew 5:43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ 44 But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, 45 that you may be children of your Father in heaven. He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous. 46 If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that? 47 And if you greet only your own people, what are you doing more than others? Do not even pagans do that? 48 Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

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