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Letter: Debra Gibson
Why did God allow this?

Thursday, November 15, 2012

America got it wrong but Fred Ford got it right (letter, “America got it wrong,” Nov. 8). I have thought many times in the past months of writing a letter to the editor. I had so many thoughts that I really didn’t know how I could express them.

I was encouraged by some of the letters written to the editor: Letters from people who had seen their mistake of 2008, letters from people who could see that we are being led where we do not want to go. I have prayed daily about this election.

I knew how I thought it (the election) should go, but I prayed that God (whose will is perfect) would be in control. My mind was full of every kind of thought on Wednesday, the day after the election. At times I had to fight back the tears. “Why?” I thought, “did God allow this?”

My one comfort in this is knowing that God (my God), the one true God, made this world and everything in it, and he is still in control. Read Genesis 18:23-19.

We have become a modern day Sodom and Gomorrah. To think we elected (or should I say, they elected) a man who believes in homosexual marriage, abortion, partial birth abortion and infanticide.

I urge you to read 2 Chronicles 7:14. God gives us free will. He does not force himself on us. Pray, America.

Debra Gibson



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