I notice that some Christians are taking a nonchalant attitude towards the outcome of the presidential election on the grounds that, whatever happens, God is on the throne.
That’s true, but that’s no excuse of passivity or inaction. God was also on the throne during the genocidal rampage Rwanda and Burundi—when neighbors attacked each other with machetes or buried each other alive. If that happened to your family, I doubt you’d be so nonchalant about the consequences.
Christianity is not interchangeable with fatalism. It does make a difference what we do or refrain from doing.
Yes, God is on the throne no matter what happens. And nothing can dethrone him, since he is immune to the consequences of our actions or inactions. We, however, are not immune to the consequences of our actions or inactions. So it does make a difference to us.