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Based in Madison, Ala., Hope Church comprises a group of people who have come together to follow Jesus Christ. The church teaches and communicates the message of the gospel to people in the Greater Madison/Huntsville, Ala. Hope Church is a part of the Evangelical Free Church of America and shares their doctrinal statement. The church operates through the children's, men's, women's, youth's and community group's ministries.Read more »
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Give the king your justice, O God
and your righteousness to the royal son!
May he judge your people with righteousness,
and your poor with justice!
Let the mountains bear prosperity for the people,
and the hills, in righteousness! -- Psalm 72:1–3 (ESV)
I'm not an overly political person. And we have purposely not made Hope a political organization. We want the gospel to be the resounding message not any political side. Ultimately, we are not looking to make a voting block but people that bow first and foremost to a king.
But that doesn't mean that God has nothing to say about governments and those who lead them. In this royal Psalm, David writes a song or prayer for his son, Solomon who will one day become king. He prays for what he should do and what he hopes it will bring.
Take a few minutes and read through this Psalms, that may not be as familiar to you. Did this come to fruition? How should we relate to this now?Read more »