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Monday; November 4

Since I wasn’t at the original meetings of the revolutionists in the 18th Century I can only imagine what they discussed.Being dissatisfied with the systems in place from the royal monarchy, I am sure they envisioned a government run by the people for the people.It wouldn’t surprise me if they thought of a nation governed by their friends and neighbors.Someone that looked (and thought) like them making laws that represented them.They were unimpressed by a ruling class thousands of miles away from them – they wanted someone who understood their day-to-day challenges and philosophies. The reason I bring this up is not to tout the Great American Experiment, rather it is to remind us of another way we are represented by someone who understands us.When the early Christian church sought assurance of their place at the throne of God they were reassured, “For we do not have a high priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but One who has been tempted in all things as we are, yet withou…