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John is the under-shepherd of Agape International Church & Ministries Inc, Antioch, California and the President of Agape International Ministries Foundation, Inc (www.agapebfm.net) John has been a Preacher, Bible Teacher, Counselor and a mission-minded servant of God from 1984 till the present time. Married to Alice since 1987, he enjoys being a father to 2 sons and 1 daughter. He is available to preach, participate in evangelistic crusades and revivals, lead or participate in a Marriage Enrichment program internationally. John preaches on a weekly radio broadcast called "KNOW THE TRUTH" (Based on John 8:32)and the broadcast is aired every Sunday at Radio KDIA 1640AM. The broadcast is also accessible through the website of the radio station: www.kdia.com. You can follow him on twitter @agapebfm

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Biblical Principles for Christian Voters

Pulpit Freedom Sunday
Biblical Principles for Christian Citizens
© Dr. John Ojewole, 2012
Agape Bible Fellowship, Bay Point, CA 94565
Exodus 18:21 (NKJV) 21 Moreover you shall select from all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them to be rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens. 

Introduction:  Matthew 5:13–14 ; 22:21 Proverbs 29:2

1.     Principle of Adjuration.
Proverbs 29:2 ; Luke 6:12–13, James 1:5, Proverbs 21:1 ; Daniel 2:21;  Proverbs 16:33; 1:5

2.     Principle of alignment.
 Proverbs 14:34; Philippians 1:27

3.     Principle of Affirmation:
Acts 5:27–29;  Daniel 3:16–18

 “Only through a return to faith in God, as God revealed Himself to man in Jesus Christ, can modern man and his society find redemption from the tyranny of evil.”-- John Hallowell

“Providence has given to our people the choice of their ruler, and it is the duty, as well as the privilege and interest of our ‘Christian nation’ to select and prefer Christians for their rulers.” John Jay, the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

 “Of all the habits that lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would men claim the tributes of patriotism who would work to destroy these great pillars of human happiness.” George Washington’s final remarks to the nation in 1796

4.     Principle of Ability.
Exodus 18:21;  Romans 14:12

5.     Principle of Anticipation:
Psalm 101:2 

1 Chronicles 19:13 (NKJV) 13 Be of good courage, and let us be strong for our people and for the cities of our God. And may the Lord do what is good in His sight.”
2 Thessalonians 2:15 (HCSB) 15 Therefore, brothers, stand firm and hold to the traditions you were taught, either by our message or by our letter.