Letter to My Friends and Fellow Americans

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Dear Friends and Fellow Americans,

I am not prone to writing public letters. However the current state of affairs in our country has moved me to write. I will be direct and to the point.


In the Bible, at 2 Chronicles 7:13-14, God says, “13When I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or command the locust to devour the land, or send pestilence among My people, 14if My people who are called by My name humble themselves, and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.”

I believe that we as a country have completely lost our moral compass. This belief is substantiated by our current political predicament where we have two very clearly and very corrupt and morally bankrupt candidates as the front runners for President of the United States. As a country we have not figured out how to elect a decent person for the most important leadership position in the world.

I am a big believer in the importance of historical lessons. Consider the Roman Empire. Rome was arguably the vastest empire this world has ever known. But it was when Rome became morally bankrupt that she diminished and was ultimately conquered.

Today, the United States, after having experienced the blessings of the Lord for two centuries, is experiencing the same moral decline. But the Lord, in His Word, has graciously and mercifully provided a path back to His blessings as described in the above quoted verse of 2 Chronicles 7:14.


Our actions need to be to,

  1. Humble ourselves,
  2. Pray and seek God’s face,
  3. Turn from our wicked ways.

Then God says that He will hear us from heaven, forgive our sin, and heal our land.


Humble ourselves – Acknowledge that we are God’s creation, needing the salvation of the Lord Jesus Christ from our sin, and made to be His servants in the work of glorifying Him and loving and respecting others in His Name.

Pray and seek God’s face – Get a Bible, read it as it is God speaking to you about His plan for you, and pray to the Lord that He will guide and direct your steps for His Glory.

Turn from our wicked ways – Know what the Bible says about right from wrong. Do right and turn away wrong while loving God and your fellow man.

Immediate Application — November Election

In less than a month, we will be casting lots, or voting, for candidates for office including President of the United States.

In Proverbs 1:14, the wicked says, “Thrown in your lot with us. We shall all have one purse.”  But God says in the next verse, “My son, do not walk in the way with them. Keep your feet from their path, for their feet run to evil and they hasten to shed blood.”

No doubt, you have by now heard in the news media that we must choose the lesser of two evils regarding Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. But the Bible says in Romans 3:9, “And why not say…”Let us do evil that good may come”?  Their condemnation is just”

In light of the apparent quandary in choice for President of the United States, I would like to highlight two alternative candidates that I believe would be solid, conservative, and pro-life.  These candidates may not be on the ballot in all fifty states and territories, but you can always write them in.

Dan Castle – Constitution Party   http://castle2016.com/platform/

Evan McMullin – Independent     https://www.evanmcmullin.com/

While these candidates may not have the charisma of the leading candidates, we have to ask ourselves, “What do we want in a president?”  Remember that when God chose David to be king, David was the least of his brothers. But David was a man after God’s own heart.

I urge you to consider your vote. Do not cast your lot in with the wicked. Do not settle for the lesser of two evils. Instead, vote for a person who you know would honor the office of President of the United States. Trust in the Lord to resolve all of the attendant issues such as Supreme Court Judge of the United States.

Yes it would seem that it would take a miracle at this point for anybody else than Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump to be elected as President.  But then – a miracle is a small thing for the Creator of the universe.

To God Alone Be Glory.


Robert W. Stowe
Marion, IA