Can You Vote Your Conscience?

More Biblical food for thought in this election season:

In any given situation, your conscience — properly speaking — will not lead you. It’s not your guide. But it will evaluate your thoughts or actions based on whether they conform or transgress God’s command to love him and love your neighbor with all you are — heart, mind, soul, and strength. Your own God-given wisdom — your “powers of discernment trained by constant practice to distinguish good from evil” (Hebrews 5:14) — will lead you to understand (and be accountable for) the best way to obey the obligations of love for God and neighbor by voting for this candidate or that (or whether to abstain, not from apathy, but from principle).

Read the entire post here:  http://www.desiringgod.org/articles/you-cannot-vote-your-conscience

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