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Hate Evil, Do Your Duty and Vote

I just returned from the county courthouse where I spent the morning with forty fellow Americans serving on jury duty.

I have many friends whose faces fall when they receive a jury summons in the mail. A number of them are close to me (and shall remain nameless).

On the other hand, I relish the call to jury duty because it reminds me of the privilege of living in a nation where biblical principles dictate a love of justice that is completely foreign to Muslim governments and totalitarian nations–and most of recorded history.

To me, the duty and responsibility of citizenship in a government “of the people, by the people, and for the people” is a priceless treasure.

Since this past week saw an outbreak of horrific evil with national elections looming, I think it’s fitting that we admonish each other to hate evil, do our duty and get out and vote.

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