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Don’t Vote for the Mule - Your Vote Makes a Difference

By Pastor Fernando Villicana, Correspondent | November 01, 2020 | NATIONAL

Story No. 100720104

In 1938 the name Boston Curtis appeared on the ballot for Republican Committeeman from Milton Washington. In reality, Boston Curtis was a donkey. The town’s mayor sponsored the animal to demonstrate that people know very little about the candidates. He proved his point - the mule actually won the election! It’s sad but true that too many Americans know very little about their government. Did you know that 10 major political decisions were won by just 1 vote?

By One Vote
Oliver Cromwell was given control of England in 1845

By One Vote
Charles I was executed in 1649

By One Vote
English was made the official language in the U.S. over German in 1776

By One Vote
Texas was admitted to the Union in 1845.

By One Vote
President Andrew Johnson was saved from execution after his impeachment in 1868 .

By One Vote
France was changed from a monarchy to a republic in 1875

By One Vote
Rutherford B. Hayes became our 19th president in 1876

By One Vote
Hitler won leadership of the German Nazi Party in 1923

By One Vote
The US House of Representatives, in 1801, elected Thomas Jefferson as President of the United States

By One Vote
In 1941, the Selective Service Act (the draft) was saved by a one-vote margin just weeks before Pearl Harbor was attacked

Yes, Your Vote Makes a Difference

Proverbs 29:2 When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice; But when a wicked man/woman rules, the people groan.

This is why it is so very important for us to pray and vote. And know why we are voting for a particular candidate! I had someone tell me recently: “Well, I’m gonna sit this one out and just pray.” We need to understand something! We must pray AND VOTE!

I read a short story about two boys and their views on dealing with a crisis. Two Christian boys decided to take a short cut across a fenced field after church one day. After hopping the fence and walking a short distance they noticed a raging bull kicking up the dirt and snorting out of his nostrils. One boy looked at the other and said: “We better stop and pray.”The second boy looked at him and said: “No, we’d better run and pray.”

Well, we better pray and vote! Critically important issues are at stake in this Presidential election Christian!

-How do you feel about abortion (sanctity of life)?
-Late term and partial birth abortion?
-Same sex marriage?
-War, terrorism, foreign policy?
-Open borders/closed borders?
-Economy - the ability to prosper and grow and purchase homes etc.?

All of these and more will be heavily impacted by our next President. How do the presidential candidates values measure up to the Word of God (Bible)?

2 Samuel 23:3 “He who rules over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God.”

Psalm 33:12 Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people he chose for his inheritance.

Don’t Vote for the Mule - Your Vote Makes a Difference

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.