He’s not surprised

“When Samuel grew old, he appointed his sons as Israel’s leaders. the name of his firstborn was Joel and the name of his second was Abidjan, and they served at Beersheba. But his sons did not follow his ways. They turned aside after dishonest gain and accepted bribes and perverted justice.”

“so all the elders of Israel gathered together and came to Samuel at Ramah. they said to him, “You are old and your sons do not follow your ways; now appoint a king to lead us, such as all the other nations have.”

“But when they said, “Give us a king to lead us,” this displeased Samuel; so he prayed to the Lord. And the Lord told him: “Listen to all that the people are saying to you; it is not you they have rejected, but they have reflected Me as their king. As they have done from the day I brought them up out of Egypt until this day, forsaking me and serving other gods, so they are doing to you. Now listen to them; but warn them solemnly and let them know what the king who will reign over them will claim as his rights.”

“Samuel told all the words of the Lord to the people who were asking him for a king. He said, “This is what the king who will reign over you will claim as his right: He will take your sons and make them serve with his chariots and horses, and they will run in front of his chariots. Some he will assign to be commanders of thousands, and commanders of fifties, and others to plow his ground and reap his harvest, and still others to make weapons of way and equipment for his chariots.”

“He will take your daughter to be perfumers and cooks and bakers. He will take the best of your fields and vineyards and olive groves and give them to his attendants. He will take a tenth of your grain and of your vintage and give it to his officials and attendants.”

“Your male and female servants and the best of your cattle and donkeys he will take for his own use. He will take a tenth of your flocks, and you yourselves will become his slaves.”

“When that day comes, you will cry out for relief from the king you have chose, but the Lord will not answer you in that day.”

But the people refused to listen to Samuel. “No!” They said. We want a king over us. Then we will be like all the other nations, with a king to lead us and to go out before us and fight our battles.”

“When Samuel heard all the the people said, he repeated it before the Lord. The Lord answered, “Listen to them and give them a king.” The Samuel said to the Israelites, “Every go back to your own town.”

1 Samuel 8

The first of the polls will close in four hours. Hopefully at the end of this night, one of the candidates will be having a celebration gathering. The other will have yielded to the elections process. Right now the American people are clueless. Oh we have some speculation. Exit polls are doing their calculations, but until I see the electoral college vote counted and the states mapped in with red or blue, I’m not even going to fashion a guess.

Right now I’m standing in the crowd with the rest of Israel in the above scene from 1 Samuel 8. This is where we are. This is what we have demanded. We want what we want and nothing less will do.

Our future is in the hands of an Almighty Loving Wise God who controls the rise and fall of governments. God will not be surprised at the outcome of this election“

In Him also we have received an inheritance [a destiny–we were claimed by God as His own], having been predestined (chosen, appointed beforehand) according to the purpose of Him who works everything in agreement with the counsel and design of His will,”
‭‭EPHESIANS‬ ‭1:11‬ ‭AMP‬‬

At the end of the day God will not be surprised by the outcome

He’s got a plan

His plan has been established from long ago


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