When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn. Proverbs 29:2
I am NOT one to talk politics, but this verse really struck me this morning. Our country is in such a sad state of affairs these days. The rulers our our great nation are gradually taking away our rights. As Christians we need to stand together and, at the very least, be in prayer for our country and it's leaders.
Many seek the ruler's favour; but every man's judgment cometh from the LORD. Proverbs 29:26
Many times, all some want to do is to be in favor of the ruler, and try to pacify him by agreeing with everything he does. Be weary of those who always agree with, or vote for, everything our "leader" wants. He's not the one we need to seek approval from!
As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people. Proverbs 28:15
Also interesting was this verse from yesterday's Proverbs chapter.