Viral Video Urges Christians to Vote Not Out of Fear of Clinton, But in Obedience to God

hastings-compressedA viral video that has obtained nearly 400,000 views since Monday urges Christians not to make their voting decisions out of a fear of Hillary Clinton, but in obedience to God and His Word.

“As a Christian, I’ve been told this election that we should hold our noses and vote for the lesser of two evils,” Paul Hastings opens in the three-minute exhortation. “That our vote is justified because no man is perfect and that we’re simply electing a president, not a pastor. That we should vote for the party platform, not the candidate. That we should prevent Hillary from appointing the next Supreme Court justice no matter the cost.”

“But should I set aside my conscience and cast my vote based out of a fear of Hillary rather than my obedience to God?” Hastings asks. “Should I turn a blind eye to Trump’s incredibly public promotion of fornication, adultery, hateful rhetoric, sodomy, abortion and mockery of God? A man who says he has never needed to ask God’s forgiveness for anything…”

He then turns the tables and presents a different mindset for voters to consider.

“Is it possible that as Christians God has a higher calling on our lives than voting for either of two candidates who are so completely hostile to His commands—that God desires the trust of His people more than their strategies, that He desires our personal obedience more than He desires us to speculate about whoever the next Supreme Court justice will be?” Hastings asks.

“I believe in a God who is almighty—a God who very likely will allow either Trump or Hillary to become the next president. Yet, even then, He will still remain in control,” he exhorts. “No matter who sits in the White House, no matter who rules in the courthouse, a higher king should rule in our hearts.”

Hastings advises Christians, however, not to simply sit out the election because of their rejection of both candidates. He says that voting for other candidates on the ballot beside Clinton and Trump sends a message to the nation that Christians will not bow to ungodliness any longer.

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“[W]e as Christians can send a message to America that enough is enough and that we will no longer accept candidates that are unacceptable,” Hastings states.

He points Christians to to consider the other options in their state.

“We are not called to choose the lesser of two evils; we are called to holiness,” Hastings declares in the video. “God and God alone will save our country and we should never cast a vote out of fear unless it’s the fear of God. Remember that when the people of God vote like they belong to the Kingdom of God, evil always loses.”

As previously reported, a recent study by Barna found that more than four out of ten evangelicals currently reject both Trump and Clinton.

“Although Trump has a huge lead over Clinton among evangelicals, the most noteworthy finding in this regard is that more than four out of ten evangelicals currently refuse to vote for either of those two candidates,” analyst George Barna said in an Oct. 10 post, outlining the results.

“Nearly three out of ten are presently undecided, making them the largest block of undecided votes still up for grabs,” he stated, and “[o]ne out of eight evangelicals plan to protest the quality of the major party candidates by voting for a third-party or independent candidate.”

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  • Grace Kim Kwon

    Trump did the favor to all Earthlings when he exposed the evil among the American powerfuls that even FBI is not being fair. Americans are born-free people and need independence from the evil powerfuls. American powerfuls should stop seeking what makes more money or what is more popular. Science proved that man can live only 120 years on earth. What is the use of having more if USA has no godly children to continue the glory of God and the national legacy? Nothing. The USA will be taken by the foreigners and today’s generation will be remembered only as greedy pervs who persecuted the Christians.

    • Peter Leh

      Kim supports a sexual predator?

      Maybe you ARE an American conservative christian. 🙂

      • calduncan

        Flagged. You need to move on, troll. Take your trash talk elsewhere.

        • Peter Leh

          Trump did it… not me. Deflect your accusations elsewhere.

          to delete an accurate comment is very telling, CNN

          • Florenca Mcdowell


          • Peter Leh

            again.. Trump did it. So yes… it always comes from the tolerant liberals.

            btw I am a conservative christian. 🙂

  • Grace Kim Kwon

    “And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.” (Hebrews ch.11)

    • Ax2root


      ” give to Caesar what is Caesers”

      Paul couldn’t vote.

      AMERICANS HAVE THE RESPONSIBILITY of electing the next President by Commission or omission


      • Grace Kim Kwon

        Agreed. More children will get killed and homosexuality will be more forced under her reign.

  • Reason2012

    You vote for Pence. You then pray for both of them.
    You don’t instead let a person who is a far BIGGER promoter of fornication, adultery, hateful rhetoric, sodomy, abortion and mockery of God get into office while pretending to be against Trump for those reasons. To NOT vote is to vote for the far greater mocker of God: Hillary, because you KNOW she’s more likely to win if Christians do nothing except let evil prevail. So while the maker of that video might have good intentions, he’s unwittingly playing right into evil’s hands by doing so.

    • Amos Moses

      Trump – promotes gambling, womanizing, covenant breaking, encouraging others to break their covenants, maybe a christian but no outward evidence, proud, boaster ……… has numerous dubious clergy supporting him …..

      Clinton – Lesbian, Alcoholic, Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness, full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity,
      whisperer, backbiter, hater of God, despiteful, proud, boaster, inventor of evil things,
      without understanding, covenantbreaker, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful, has Parkinsons, ………….

      How can any christian vote for either of these two …………….

      • Reason2012

        Seems to be a tricky situation. Here’s how I’m currently looking at it:
        There are four we’re voting for, not two. Pence is on the ticket. So I vote for him then God can use him one way or another.
        And look how Hillary’s running mate is almost as bad as she is.
        So if either of the VPs becomes president, I pick Pence.

        And then to me there’s no such thing as not voting – when we do not vote, seems to me that makes the hater of God (Hillary) more likely to be the winner over the sinner (that we were no different than before God saved us), since this country too often is leaning towards outright haters of God, and we helped the hater of God win yet again by not voting.

        So the options are
        (1) Help Hillary/Cain win by voting for her
        (2) Help Hillary/Cain win by not voting at all or voting for a candidate that will never win
        (3) Help Pence / Trump win by voting for Him

        And then in any event:

        2 Chronicles 7:14 “If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.”

        James 5:16 “.. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.”

        And what if God in so many words had the current idea of:

        “For this time around, these are your only two options I’m giving you, both of which, yes, are not your friend (although look at their VP). So, you willing to at least take a partial step away from depravity and stand up against those who flat out hate me? Or allow outright anti-God depravity to get worse?”

        God is the one that raised all four of them up to even be allowed to be in this situation. So this time around God is not giving us the option to have the candidate we REALLY want: a born again believer in God. Or did he in Pence?

        How I’m currently looking at it anyway. If I cannot get a born again believer in God as the President, I’ll take one in VP and the P who doesn’t outright hate God and seek to remove him from our country – and that would be Trump. Hillary would be the most anti-God president we’ve ever had.

        • Amos Moses

          i am not saying it is wrong to vote …. just that given the choice ….. not sure there is much of a difference …… even if you just vote the platform ….. Rs have little record to run on in sticking to it …… and being somewhat of a pessimist given our current national situation ….. i am not sure any popular vote is going to satisfy either side and we may not be a nation much longer ………. we have come to a divide in worldview that a vote is not going to remedy …… and the other side has shown its propensity to be violent if its demands are not met …… defense to that may be inevitable …. i do not want that ….. but the choice is not up to us …………. peace brother ……….

          • Reason2012

            I think this is why Trump is doing well – people do not trust Republicans anymore either as they just roll over and give Democrats exactly what they want even after claiming they’ll be against them on specific issues. And the Republican politicians even mostly hate Trump, which shows me they really ARE on the side of democrats, but Trump is not which is why they hate him.
            Oh well – peace as well!

      • Gena B

        Clinton is a murderer with Parkinsons?

        • Amos Moses

          ummmmm ……… Yup ………….. well … murderess ……….. well ………. maybe not an -ess …….

        • Tangent002

          She also eats baby pandas for breakfast. I seen it on them Intertubes!

          • Ax2root

            Hillary supports abortion.

            Aborted babies ARE used in foods, and toiletries.

            Certain vaccines can be traced to girl and boy fetal aborted cells.

            HIllary supports abortion AND FORCED vaccinations

      • Ax2root

        Trump has better counselors who support none of the above.

        Hillary doesn’t

        • Amos Moses

          depends on what you mean by better ………. with the recent wiki reveals about her satanic and pedophilic connections ….. for her purposes they would seem fit for her …… but i am not sure even if DJT wins the popular vote that the electoral college will go along with him ….. and that is assuming no false flag and an election cancellation ………. and to be honest … i am not all that impressed by the DJTs advisers ….. a number of them are of questionable christian doctrine and their judgement due to that does not make me in anyway hopeful …… the antichrist will deceive many ….. including many so-called christians and their “leaders” …….. IMHO …… the church is not here to endorse candidates …. it is here to spread the gospel of repentance and salvation in Christ Jesus ….. the past has seen the church keep its collective ideas of who to vote for a quiet matter ….. but now all seem to want to jump on a bandwagon and endorse ….. Cruz was a failure …. but many of the same people advising DJT were saying Cruz was the “annointed” one to be prez and we see where that went …….

          The US crossed a line last year with the SCOTUS endorsement of SSM ………. we have been given over to judgement and i do not think it makes any difference to God/Christ which of these two we pick … He will use either one to exact His judgement of and on this nation …………… seek Christ my brother ……….. as i know you do ……

    • bowie1

      Is there not a third option for you voters in the USA?

      • Reason2012

        I would think so – but an option that has no chance of winning which would be akin to not voting.

      • Peter Leh

        There are always options. But the american church is “married” to the republican party

        • Reason2012

          Not any more – the Republicans have proven at the last midterm election that they are on the side of Democrats only deceiving conservatives into believing otherwise, and the Republican establishment hates trump because he will not do likewise, which proves that point.

          Supporting Hillary / Bill when Bill factually_raped women and Hillary attacked those women for daring to seek charges only shows your pretense at being on the side of women is a farce.

          • Peter Leh

            “Supporting Hillary / Bill when Bill factually_raped women and Hillary
            attacked those women for daring to seek charges only shows your pretense
            at being on the side of women is a farce.”

            I am not talking about bill. I have not said i am supporting Hillary.

            I am talking about US conservatives. We have cast our ballot against victims for all to see.

    • Peter Leh

      so since trump has assaulted less women than Bill that make Trump voteable?

      The world is watching

      • Reason2012

        There’s no proof Trump assaulted anyone, just people who were paid to magically come out with allegations with a day or two after the public is reminded that Bill is a_rapist that Hillary defended while pretending to be for women. There’s proof Bill raped women and Hillary hatefully attacked them for daring to speak out about it.

        • Peter Leh

          “There’s no proof Trump assaulted anyone”

          Except the line forming to the left and getting longer?

          These allegations are not new. They have been around before his run.

          Can they ALL be liars? Even the children? Doubtful. Unless one believes Bill Cosby is also innocent?

  • ClimateJoke

    The democrat platform shows activist support for, and shameless promotion of, abortion and homosexuality. Show me ANYTHING similar or as egregious in the republican platform! I’ve often heard the excuse that we can’t vote based on a single issue. BS. Nothing can possibly be plainer than the contrast between good and evil. I am fine with the government and the people deciding that these are not seen as criminal offenses. There are still consequences, personal and emotional with the acts.

    • Peter Leh

      Trump is pro choice and pro gay.

      and a Liberal

      and sexual predator.

      Trump is the Repub nominee.. no matter the “platform”

      • Ax2root

        Look at the next tier of advisors

        You describe Hillary and HER advisors … NOT TRUMPS

        • Peter Leh

          naw.. I am only talking about “our guy”

          You can talk about their woman

      • Florenca Mcdowell

        God will decides who wins not you thank God

        • Peter Leh

          I would think god is not on the side of a sexual predator?

  • Lumina

    I couldn’t have said it better myself.

  • Peter Leh

    Things we conservative Christians can now stop saying:

    ” We care about women”

    ” We don’t use our religion to shame other Christians into voting republican”


  • Gena B

    Neither candidate will reverse same sex marriage or abortion. Now after those two things which candidate would do a better job?

  • Tangent002

    430k views is not ‘viral’.

  • Ax2root

    Political Naiveté is not a godly trait.

    ” give to Caeser what is Caeser’s”

    Understanding that there are sins of omission as well as commission .

    There WILL be a President Trump or baby murder supporting Hillary

  • Top Three Reasons for NOT Voting for Trump (all of which also apply to Clinton):

    #1: “Thou shalt in any wise set him king [or any civil leader] over thee, whom Yahweh thy God shall choose: one from among thy brethren shalt thou set king over thee….” (Deuteronomy 17:15)

    #2: “Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers….” (Exodus 18:21)

    #3: “Do not lay hands upon anyone too hastily and thus share responsibility for the sins of others; keep yourself free from sin.” (1 Timothy 5:22)

    All decisions concerning this election should be governed by the fear of Yahweh, not the fear of Hillary:

    The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in Yahweh shall be safe. (Proverb 29:25)

    Christians have all but forfeited the Kingdom in trying to save the Republic; they’ve traded biblical qualifications for campaign promises and the fear of Yahweh for the fear of Hillary.

    For more, see blog article “Salvation by Election.” Click on my picture, then our website. Go to our Blog and search on title.

    Before voting for either one of these two candidates (or any candidate for that matter), PLEASE LISTEN to the message we recently posted. It’s titled “Constitutional Elections: Dining at the ‘Devil’s’ Table’.” Go to our Audio Messages page, scroll to the bottom of the page, and click on title.

  • Oboehner

    Darrell Castle, Constitution Party presidential nominee.

  • Florenca Mcdowell

    Its strange that he talks about Trumps vile morals, BUT says NOTHING about Hillary standing on stage and saying there is nothing wrong with ABORTIONS UP TO AND INCLUDING RIGHT BEFORE THEIR BIRTH. tO SAY NOTHING about her criminal actions released in email.
    This young man comes in the form of the anti-Christ trying to lead people to vote for people who do not even know where Aleppo is or Hillary the baby killer. The Bible tells us there will be many false prophets in the end times this young man is one of those false prophets