It’s out of your hands. If you’re not a lawyer, an investigator, or a witness — or maybe someone who can encourage a witness to speak out — your influence on this election is down to just two things. You can speak out to encourage those who are in the fight. And you can pray. Otherwise, you’re stuck with whatever happens. It’s out of your control.
And here’s what I’ve learned: Out of control isn’t always such a bad place to be, if you trust God with it.
Stuck With No Way to Solve It
I remember vividly the first time I had to trust God with a bad situation that was totally out of my control. I was studying music at Michigan State in the mid 1970s, and also playing some concerts around the state. But I’d made a huge mistake booking one of those concerts. (I do not recommend making huge mistakes so you can trust God to solve them.) Somehow I scheduled myself to play a concert with a Christian band leader named Thurlow Spurr in Monroe, Michigan, the same night I was supposed to be in East Lansing for a rehearsal with MSU’s Wind Ensemble. …
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