The Gospel does not change with an election; what the Gospel requires of us does not change. Jesus’ first inaugural address began with these words, “the Spirit of the Lord is upon me because he has anointed me to bring good news to the poor…” (Luke 4:18) God, now and always, is on the side of the poor, and we who follow Jesus must be also. No matter who is in charge of our governments, we are charged with loving God and loving neighbor, even in costly, self-sacrificial ways. We are called to be loyal to the reign of God.
Q. What is the chief end of man?
A. To get rich.Q. In what way?A. Dishonestly if we can; honestly, if we must.Q. Who is God, the one only and true?A. Money is God, Gold and greenbacks and stocks. [White, American Ulysses, p. 538].