Christian Pastors Should Not Participate in Obama Inauguration

Christians are riled up that Louie Giglio, pastor of the Passion City Church in Roswell, Georgia, was dumped by Obama's people to give the benediction at the President’s inauguration ceremony. I'm shocked that more Christians aren’t riled up that Giglio agreed to do it in the first place.

Don’t get me wrong. I believe Giglio has a great ministry. This year’s Passion event turned out 60,000 young people who donated more than $3 million to help in the effort to abolish the pernicious sin and crime of slavery.

Why was Giglio dumped? I love this from the Washington Post:

“An evangelical pastor from Atlanta announced Thursday [January 10] that he would not give the benediction at President Obama’s swearing-in ceremony after a sermon he gave on homosexuality in the mid-1990s resurfaced earlier this week.

“In that sermon, the Rev. Louie Giglio called for Christians to ‘firmly respond to the aggressive agenda’ of some in the gay community and warns that widespread gay marriage ‘would run the risk of absolutely undermining the whole order of our society.’”

Resurfaced? Did it come ashore in a bottle? It didn’t “resurface.” Homosexual activists went looking for whatever they could find on Giglio to get him ousted. They knew that if they could find anything he said about homosexuality, he would be gone. Obama owes the homosexual community.

President Obama supports homosexual marriage. He’s pushing for a state-wide acceptance of homosexual marriage in his home state of Illinois.

How can a Christian offer a Christian benediction for a man who represents a worldview that is antithetical to the Christian faith he claims to be a part of and implements policies that could result in divine judgment?

Would the apostle Paul have given a benediction for Nero? Would Peter have done it for Herod? Would Martin Niemöller (1892–1984) have given a benediction for Adolf Hitler? Niemöller used his pulpit to expose Adolf Hitler’s radical politics even though “[h]e knew every word spoken was reported by Nazi spies and secret agents.”[1]

Am I being extreme? I don’t think so.

We are to obey the civil authorities. (Of course, there are exceptions: Ex. 1:13–22; Dan. 3:1–18; Acts 5:29.) We are to pray for civil rulers to do good and not evil (Rom. 13:4; 1 Pet. 2:13). But we are not required to stand up with them and grace their governments with a benediction (to speak a good word). How can a “good word” be given for a civil ruler who supports so many evil policies?

John the Baptist didn’t attend government functions with Herod and sanction his behavior with a benediction. He spoke out against the king’s sin and paid the ultimate price (Mark 6:14-29).

Ours is a prophetic task not an enabling one.

Nathan didn't stand with King David and offer a benediction. David would have loved for him to do it. It would have given him religious cover for his sins. Instead, Nathan confronted the powerful king about his sin. Keep in mind that David was an accomplice to murder. Nathan put his life on the line in his prophetic word to the king.

The same is true of the priests who confronted King Uzziah (2 Chron. 26:16–23). The king had just “warred against the Philistines, and broke down the wall of Gath and the wall of Jabneh and the wall of Ashdod; and he built cities in the area of Ashdod and among the Philistines” (v. 6). The priests were defenseless, and yet they still confronted the king.

There’s one more thing that needs some comment. The following caught my attention:

“A Christian woman in Atlanta who asked not to be identified and who regularly attends Sunday evening services at Passion City Church in Roswell, Ga., says she was disappointed that Giglio removed himself and that his sermons rarely if ever focus on social issues.”

“Social issues” are commented on all through the Bible—from abortion and homosexuality to political tyranny and economic subordination by the State. Priests in the Old Testament were to instruct the king in the application of God’s law:

“If any case is too difficult for you to decide, between one kind of homicide or another, between one kind of lawsuit or another, and between one kind of assault or another, being cases of dispute in your courts, then you shall arise and go up to the place which the Lord your God chooses. So you shall come to the Levitical priest or the judge who is in office in those days, and you shall inquire of them and they will declare to you the verdict in the case” (Deut. 17:8–9).

There are thousands of pastors across the United States who claim that their pastoral duties put them above politics. “Politics is dirty,” they say. They don’t address the subject because they believe the lie that religion and politics don’t mix even though the Bible says the civil magistrate is a “minister of God” who must make moral decisions related to good and evil (Rom. 13:4). Do these civil rulers get to determine for themselves what’s good and evil? Not according to the Bible.

Pastor Giglio should expand his work with young people. They are the future. Fighting slavery is a noble ministry cause. There’s still slavery in America. Tens of millions of Americans, many of them Christians, are slaves to the State. “Judgment,” Peter says, begins “with the house of God” (1 Pet. 4:17).


Notes:
  1. Basil Miller, Martin Niemoeller: Hero of the Concentration Camp, 5th ed. (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1942), 112. []

  • Screeminmeeme

    ''Christian Pastors Should Not Participate in Obama Inauguration''

    I totally agree. However, during the inauguration, they should be calling members to prayer and interced for America, praying that God would totally expose Obama for what he really is....and bring him to his knees in disgrace. And that He would raise up an humble, God-fearing person of integrity to lead us.

    • fliteking

      Could not have said it better.

    • http://www.facebook.com/randy.renu.5 Randy Renu

      AMEN!!!

      Now we'll hear from a person who is a great example of the Christian faith, supporter of ethical and moral behavior all liked to Biblical teachings; an example of love and forgiveness, someone you'd love to bring home to mother...John Mescas.

      • John Mescas

        Go FK yourself. Your country just signed it's death warrant today.

        • Sandra Lee Smith

          No that was the last nail in the coffin, the death knell was sounded in Congress in 1870, by one Thaddeus Stevens.

        • http://www.facebook.com/randy.renu.5 Randy Renu

          HAHAHAHAHAHAHOHOHOHOHOHOHAAHHHAHAHAAA.

          John, just to really piss you off, every Christian on this site is going to pray for you; to the one and only God who regardless of how angry you are, or how much you verbally persecute Christians, unconditionally loves and forgives you.

        • John Mescas

          Good , maybe all their prayers will cause more things to happen that politically benefit Obama (Sandy Hurricane, for example) ..Probably more christians praying against Obama than any time in history before the ole hurricane got into action. That was God's answer to you evil hypocrites.

    • 7papa7

      I am in agreement with you. The problem is that much of the "Christian" church no longer believes in the Bible. They pervert it to say what pleases them and we are now getting to much of a "prosperity" gospel or a "seeker friendly" gospel. It is almost impossible to find a church that goes verse by verse through Scripture and teaches what it really says. They go in with major presuppositions and bend Scripture to suit them. They let their theology determine what Scripture says instead of allowing Scripture to determine their theology.

      • Screeminmeeme

        7papa7......I couldn't agree more and it explains why there are over 34,000 denominations world-wide, and that's not counting the RCC.

        Total confusion and misinterpretation of Scripture. Many no longer believe the Bible is inspired, tho over 400 times, the Bible says, '' Thus saith the Lord''. God inspired it and promised to preserve it unto all generations.(Ps 12:6,7)

        No wonder unbelievers think that Christians are such fools that they can't even agree on what the Bible is saying.

        • 7papa7

          None of these problems would happen if we, and I do, take Scripture literally in the context it is written.

        • John Mescas

          Yeah, we should take the bible literally ... Put people to death for working on Sunday, kill people who eat shrimp , etc .. Such a brilliant plan from the nets BIGGEST RETARD.

        • Sandra Lee Smith

          You, sir, are signing your own death warrant; not just for this lifetime; but for eternity! God will honor your choice, but I don't believe you'll like the consequences!

        • John Mescas

          Do you work on Sunday ever? Ever eat Shrimp? You're an abomination according to your evil God. Now go FK yourself you evil cultist!

        • Sandra Lee Smith

          I AM a sinner, yes; fortunately I have a Creator Who made provision for my human weakness. BTW Sunday is Lucifer's day, not the Sabbath. And I'm not an evil cultist; or any other sort of cultist. But I do believe I hit a nerve... Now if the pain will make you search your own soul, GOOD! If not, God will honor your free choice, even though it saddens Him to do so!

        • http://www.facebook.com/randy.renu.5 Randy Renu

          You must love abuse!! Ever notice how many people disagree with you? Why not go to a site where you're loved and appreciated?

        • John Mescas

          Because I'm a TROLL you fking moron! What the FK is wrong with you!

        • Sandra Lee Smith

          Many of those who believe themselves to be Christians are not; they're following the tainted teachings of the Deceiver, and unless they come to see that, many will be unpleasantly surprised one day. Most, sadly, won't accept that possibility even...

      • Sandra Lee Smith

        "The Glory has gone out". The denominations around the world have been infiltrated and neutralized, and the Lord has removed His Spirit from them!

    • darrelljr

      We are NOT to be lead- We do not have a king- they are to do only what is spelled out in the constitution- Thats all!

    • John Mescas

      God didn't answer any of your prayers before November 6th..What the hell makes you think he's listening to any of you evil christians now?

      • Sandra Lee Smith

        He does listen to Christians, but only those who truly ARE Christians; many who claim that title in truth are NOT that at all.

        • John Mescas

          Makes sense. All those Christians who hate Obama and prayed for a heavenly intervention in the election aren't true Christians or Obama would have been stopped.

        • Avspatti

          Not true at all. Apparently, it was not God's plan to remove Obama at this time. True Christians pray in God's will, meaning that if what we are praying for is not in the will of God at that time, we will be obedient and accept that.

        • Edward53

          John, all you need to do is repent. Just dispose of all your homosexual tendencies and your sexual appetite for farm animals.

        • http://www.facebook.com/randy.renu.5 Randy Renu

          Of course not. You and everyone else are being punished. God has placed him in command for a reason. You don't think Obummer cares about you or your liberal philosophy. You can be eliminated at anytime...it's only about HIM!!

        • Screeminmeeme

          Sandra Lee Smith...... Mescas typifies all who hate God...like those who stoned Stephen. He would like nothing better than to gnash on all Christians with his teeth.

          Before the election, I prayed for the will of God to be done. Since I believe that Romans 13:1 is true.....that the powers that be are ordained of God.....it would seem that an infanticidal nation has gotten the president it deserves. Historically, God often used pagan Kings as whipping sticks to discipline even His own people. He permitted that they be taken into captivity until they repented and cried out to Him.

          So I believe is the case with America. Obama is a whipping stick in the hand of God, used to discipline those who have turned their back on Him. America has been sold into captivity to crime, drugs and violence of every sort and until America repents of the massive genocide (to the tune of 54+million infants) that is abortion, she will remain captive to her enemies.

          And you are so correct. As the Lord warned in the parable of the Tares among the Wheat, there are many posers, phonies like Obama, who lay claim to the name of ''Christian'' but who do not know Him. There are many in the church who have been planted there by the Enemy of our souls to mislead, pervert the Word, establish the doctrine of demons, and to deceive those who have no discernment.

        • Sandra Lee Smith

          And unfortunately they're succeeding "admirably"! We fell under judgment after 9/11 when our "leaders" gave the SAME wrong answers Israel once gave after a good "smack" from Him. The only point on which I do disagree is that I believe we, globally, have now pretty much passed the point of stopping this, short of a massive global awakening, and while that is possible, it doesn't seem likely that many of those poisoned hearts would be willing to turn at once. I believe this will now play on out to the conclusion... and that we should be mentally and spiritually preparing to be like the troops on the Philppines and Wake Island on 8 December 1941. Not to give up, but to realize the situation. We are overrun by the enemy at present. But as you say, God has a plan!

        • http://www.facebook.com/randy.renu.5 Randy Renu

          John, just to really piss you off, every Christian on this site is
          going to pray for you; to the one and only God who regardless of how
          angry you are, or how much you verbally persecute Christians,
          unconditionally loves and forgives you.

        • Avspatti

          IF you repent.

      • drslschuetz

        God has the plan, we are just living it out one day at a time. When Obama, the UN, corrupt politicians, theologians, and their deceived followers have done what they need to do to further God's ultimate plan, He will step in and act to bring about the completion of "project man" and clean up this mess we have made of earth and we will enter a new time without them. And you're right, many "Christian" leaders won't be there with us because they have chosen to receive their rewards here for a short season instead of reaping them for eternity. It breaks His heart, but we are all given a choice. They made theirs, along with their friends in these very, very temporary high places.

        • Screeminmeeme

          drslschuetz...Amen.

        • John Mescas

          as many stones as people like you cast, aren't you afraid of insulting God by ignoring the many commandments he's made in the bible about this sort of thing? You may very well end up in hell yourself. In fact, I have a feeling you are already there.

        • drslschuetz

          I am so sorry for you, John. I don't know what happened to you to make you so angry, but I am sure that all the Christians on this site will gladly pray for you. Jesus does love you even if you don't want Him.

        • John Mescas

          Pray for your own damn self you rotten, evil hypocrite!

        • drslschuetz

          I really am sorry that you are struggling so hard, John. I know that there are a lot of great Chritians who make mistakes and at times they, too, feel a bit hypocritical. That's why we have grace. When we do fail, and do or say something against Scripture, we can repent and we are forgiven. However, many of us have had to learn that God alone can judge our motives and the intent of our heart. We don't allow people who have no idea what it is to be a Christian or one who has never followed Christ to determine that for us. You see, it's just too confusing to have more than one judge, so we just stick with Him.

        • http://www.facebook.com/randy.renu.5 Randy Renu

          AMEN. Only God can change this guy. He has professed to be versed in the Bible and proclaimed to me that as he has never killed anyone or practiced other "bad" behavior he'll, quote: "I'll do fine at the judgement..." This quote can be read in one of the other news articles where he went off the deep end and started rambling.

        • http://www.facebook.com/randy.renu.5 Randy Renu

          John, changing your name to "Guest" won't work. You're still an idiot.

    • Sandra Lee Smith

      You're right, they should; but at the same time, they, and we, need to realize we've been overrun by the enemy; we're in the position of those on Wake, and the Philippines on 8 December 1941; and now our job is to "hold" for the arrival of reinforcements, even if it means death, or capture by that enemy, and the reinforcements don't come until "too late". They didn't give up; they fought, and so should we, but realistically, not expecting something that isn't likely to happen. The only way to stop this now would be a global "revival" such as has NEVER been seen or heard of, at any time in history. In the face of the overwhelming numbers who just want their freebies, not only here, but around the world, I honestly don't see that happening.

  • http://www.facebook.com/bob.coffey.908 Bob Coffey

    True, no Christian can take part in maobama's inauguration because it is a celebration of all that is evil.

    • John Mescas

      It's a celebration of the destruction of all that is evil (I.e. AMERICA and CHRISTIANITY) .. By the way, he DID have his hand on a Koran during the inauguration. Americas days are numbered. Yours are numbered even less.

      • Sandra Lee Smith

        Yes, America has already begun to fall under Divine judgment; for the VERY evils you seem to believe should be celebrated. The "Glory has gone out" of the churches, that was announced to the world at the inauguration 32 years ago yesterday, symbolically. They've been infiltrated and spiritually neutralized, but not just in America; globally. Our judgement began on 9/11 when our "leaders" gave the SAME wrong answer Israel once gave when "smacked" by God. It's the very "tolerance" of the evils proliferating among us that are the reason for God's judgment on America, and it's deserved!

        • John Mescas

          "it's deserved!"

          That's one thing we agree on, it is deserved.

        • Sandra Lee Smith

          Perhaps, but I have my doubts as to the REASONS for which it IS deserved!

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Randell-Danner/100000417755327 Randell Danner

        come at me comrade!! care to back up your claims?

        • John Mescas

          I am. You see all those people cheering today? We're cheering on your destruction. Our very existence backs up my claims.

        • Sandra Lee Smith

          I rest my CASE!

        • Edward53

          Yeah, I looked at the crowd in Washington today. It looked like a sea of tar babies as far as the eye could see.All of them had their hands out saying "Gimme, gimme, gimme". I did see a very few white people, though.

      • Smirking Wolf

        John Mescas, Each is entitled to his opinion. However, it seems to this reader that you have just made an interstate, electronic death threat to Bob Coffey. Good luck in the system.

        • John Mescas

          Your days are numbered too. Obama will end up killing you too Smirking Wolf.

        • martha chandler

          John, Get some help. Counseling for a start. Maybe a sex life might improve your disposition??

        • http://www.facebook.com/randy.renu.5 Randy Renu

          The Fire of
          Hell

          "And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so
          is the tongue among our members that it defileth the whole
          body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is
          set on fire of hell." (James
          3:6)

          The word for "hell" in this verse is
          gehenna, and this is the only one of its eleven
          occurrences in the New Testament that is not a direct quote
          from the lips of Christ. Since the tongue is not a literal
          fire and since its misuse can in effect make it a
          "world of iniquity," this passage suggests that
          hell itself is the ultimate world of iniquity which has made
          the uncontrolled tongue an extension of
          itself.

          The Bible speaks of this future hell as a place of
          "everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his
          angels" (Matthew
          25:41). However, if these were fires such as we have
          here on earth, it is difficult to see how, as Jesus said,
          God will "destroy both soul and body in hell" (Matthew
          10:28). Fire would destroy the body, but what about the
          soul?

          The fire of hell may include some kind of spiritual fire or
          environment whose destructive nature can only be
          characterized by the metaphor of fire. The "lake of
          fire" cannot be on earth, of course, because the Beast,
          the False Prophet, and Satan will all be sent there
          before the disintegration of earth in its present
          form, whereas all lost human souls will be sent there
          after that event (Revelation
          19:20; 20:10-11, 15). The awful lake probably is
          somewhere far out in the "outer darkness" (Matthew
          25:30; Jude
          13).

          And it will be "a world of iniquity" where
          "he that is unjust |will| be unjust still: and he which
          is filthy |will| be filthy still" (Revelation
          22:11). Those who have opted not to be with Christ will
          be given their chosen status forever. That means no light,
          no peace, no rest, no joy, nothing at all associated with
          the Lord. One should certainly "flee from the wrath to
          come" (Matthew 3:7)
          while he can.

        • John Mescas

          Please get the FBI to pay close attention to godfatherpolitics blog. Did you not read all the death threats toward Obama that have been posted here in the last couple weeks...

          Lol.. you're a fking moron Smirking. You won't be smirking when your last day comes, biatch. Look how many people threaten to shoot cops on here if the cops were to confiscate illegal weapons... You think they will come after little ole me? You are insane man, truly insane. I hope a Ruby Ridge Repeat lies in your future Wolf, and some ATF agent kills your entire family.I mean it.

        • Sandra Lee Smith

          Death threats are something Dems/Libs issue, not conservatives... so if you're seeing them, they're from your pals planted here to discredit us!

        • John Mescas

          ANyway, by all means Turn me in... The FEDS need to crack down on EVERYone on godfatherpolitics RUBY RIDGE style.

        • Sandra Lee Smith

          Funny; I haven't seen anyone here threatening to simply KILL cops, only to defend themselves against unlawful seizure of their personal and lawfully owned weapons, or attack from said officers without cause to do so. That comes under the heading of SELF-DEFENSE!

        • Screeminmeeme

          Sandra Lee Smith...This is a typical John Mescas/John Meyer tactic: Threaten, insult, use vulgar epithets, make outrageous statements, and stir the pot. Riling everyone up is his goal...disrupting conservatives, his joy. He revels in perpetuating lies.

          He is not an American. Someone said he is in Ireland, but regardless......he is ANTI-AMERICAN troll paid by Soros. His antipathy for all things Christian is to the point of being diabolical and ignoring him is the best way to deal with him. He isn't worth your time and it will keep your blood pressure in check. :)

        • Sandra Lee Smith

          Oh I know; that was why I pointed out to him where he's headed. I'm sure all that's true and to discredit the "weaker" among us as well. Soros is but another puppet of the PTB, and not worth getting our blood pressure up over either. And that antipathy IS diabolical at its roots..

        • Avspatti

          What is this obessionn with Ruby Ridge? It was a terrible event like Waco, and we would all admit that. If anything, another such event is possible with Eric Holder and the DOJ.

    • /.murphy

      You should seek help for your hatred. Jesus ain't lovin' it.

  • Fr. John+

    I am not surprised that the Obamanation has dumped a man who at least stood up for biblical morality. What I am more outraged over, is that there is not a national cry for a liturgy of malediction against this illegal, immoral, and miscegenated piece of hominidity, to call down God's wrath on this charade of an 'election.

    • Sandra Lee Smith

      That was already called down in the first days following 9/11/01! By the "leadership" of this nation.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=644152750 Vincent Eagan

    At the same time, I can't help but think about Daniel. Every record we have indicates that Daniel never confronted the King and was never derelict in his duties to a pagan worshiping dictator such as Nebuchadnezzar. The only thing he or his friends did were to refuse to go along with the laws that were in direct conflict with God's Law.

    The same appears to be true of Joseph and his dealings with the Egyptian Pharaoh, and Abraham and his dealings with various pagan rulers. One might even cite Esther.

    This being the case, it would appear to me that one can disagree with the views and practices of a ruler, and still pray to God that the acts of this ruler that are in accordance with God's will will be blessed.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=644152750 Vincent Eagan

      Cornelius comes to mind as well. He was not told that one of the things he had to do would be to give up his position as a soldier serving the Roman army (and therefor Caesar). Paul also mentioned Christians that were in the court of Caesar - they weren't told they could not serve Caesar ... and at this point, that would have been Nero.

  • agbjr

    Wake up, American Christians ...

    "First they came for the Socialists,
    and I did not speak out--

    Because I was not a Socialist.

    Then they came for the Trade
    Unionists, and I did not speak out--

    Because I was not a Trade Unionist.

    Then they came for the Jews, and I
    did not speak out--

    Because I was not a Jew.

    Then they came for me--and there was
    no one left to speak for me."

    Reverend Martin Niemöller, 1946

    Protestant pastor Niemöller was arrested in 1937 and imprisoned until 1945 for publicly opposing the policies of the Nazi government. The lessons of history are clear but most do not heed.

    • Sandra Lee Smith

      He was right then, and he still is right. And the likelihood of "them coming" grows greater with each passing day.

      • NoParties

        No it doesn't, you just keep saying it.

        • Sandra Lee Smith

          Keep telling yourself that; and won't you be surprised when they break your door down in the night? It DID happen in Germany to an educated, enlightened people and it can happen here just as easily. Moreover the direction of this regime is being handled by the same essential philosophy as the overseers of the Nazi regime were, and orchestrated by the SAME individual in fact!

        • No Parties

          Keep telling yourself that; and won't you be surprised when Obama leaves office and none of this nonsense has occurred? No, I doubt you will. You'll probably say it's all part of his master plan to take over the country without being obvious about it. Whatever you have to say to pretend that it will happen...eventually.

        • Sandra Lee Smith

          The ONLY way O is leaving that office is DEAD; and if you can't figure that out, you need some serious help; he's NOT EVER going to simply relinquish it, and no on is going to "oust" him while his masters want him in it, but when they've finished, his life expectency will drop to zero faster than an express elevator.

  • mikeledo

    Seriously?!?! Hitler?

  • Gdrake

    I agree surprisingly with the atheist communists he should not be sworn in with the bible His hands should not touch the sacred book. Of course the atheists have a different reason than I do

  • matt zweckbronner

    I think God was giving us a choice and we blew it. Now watch out here comes even more bigger natural disasters. but I do pray for this country that God would have mercy on us all. God help us all. We have a socialistic president.

    • Sandra Lee Smith

      I fear the only ones upon whom He's likely to have mercy are those who are truly HIS!

    • http://www.facebook.com/randy.renu.5 Randy Renu

      If He lets America off, He owes Sodom and Gomorroh an apology.

  • TAM44

    No true Christian would even attend that anti God anti Christian anti White anti America anti our Military, anti our Constitution for he is of the devil and evil follows him.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jim-Haynes/100000636147419 Jim Haynes

    Our 1st Amendment of the Constitution is being politically compromised if you don't go along with the edicts from Washington. You dare to call this a democracy when such events are taking place in the USA. Anything thats forthcoming from the Oval Office is a model of the tyrannical despotic governments in China, North Korea, Russia, Cuba and Venezuela.

    • Avspatti

      Who come for the guns FIRST.

  • francis

    churches today are almost sad to say are dull, as one say there's to many librals in the pulpits today. they are with the cause in this administration and being the gate keepers to keeping the people in the churches dum to the facts. the people in the churches needs to wake "excuse my french" the hell up before it's to late. little education will not hurt anyone, get the document movie "runaway slave and the book history in black & white". then you'll fineout who's really on there side.

  • charlie

    unfortunately most of the so called christian leaders are not Christian, they are what the bible calls hirelings, they get a degree then a job and are looking for position. A real Christian leader is a servant to all and is not interested in how many people like him but in what God thinks of him and he teaches truth whether it received or not as he answers to God not man like these guys do.. Please dont confuse these hirelings with real men of God , of which there are precious few these days. If they were scriptural men of God there would not be so many problems in their churches as the signs that followed Jesus would follow them. When was the last time that you saw a leader that was a true servant of the people. That the people came to for and got healing. You can be assured if there are thousands in their churches ( yes their churches, they are not God's churches but churches of men), if Jesus could not bring thousands then these guys could not either if the taught what He taught. wake up Americans its almost too late.

  • JacktheFAC

    There is no way that ANY Christian, be he pastor or not, should support this Obamanation at his immaculation.

  • beowulf32

    He is a rouge president that is out of control that is not a christian, when i seen him today lay his hand on what looked like to me a book of the koran siting on top of the bible. See his faith belongs to islam.

    • John Mescas

      It WAS a KORAN. Americas days are numbered. Get over it.

  • Luzmark1

    I did not watch any part or news of the inauguration in protest. Now as a mature Adult , citizen, earthling and Christian. He not good for any of the afore said.

  • John Mescas

    How are you conservative retards going to win elections in 2014?? What, with millions of people like me who plan on cheating in upcoming elections, You'll lose just like you did last year. You'll have to bring on civil war to stop us (and even then, you won't stop us, you'll get brutalized!!)

  • http://www.survivingurbancrisis.com/ Silas Longshot

    Perhaps there may be some devine payback, as this liar was sworn in twice (must do so on the 20th, by law) with his hand on 3 different Bibles: Mochelle's family bible on Sunday, and the Lincoln and Martin Luther King, jr'. Bibles in a stack today. As he has no intention of honoring this oath, either time, it is false swearing before God, TWICE.

    • John Mescas

      tough cookies Biatch. Obama will get inaugurated again in 2016...then in 2020...2024...and so on. There is not a GOD DAMN thing your punk Arse can do about it

      • http://www.facebook.com/randy.renu.5 Randy Renu

        John, always remember to WORK WITH the drugs. It makes the trip much more pleasant.

  • http://www.facebook.com/edward.p.cox Edward P Cox

    No decent person should participate.

    • John Mescas

      Definitely no Coxsucker.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Randell-Danner/100000417755327 Randell Danner

    We are not required to go into a den of thieves to do our witnessing.

  • antiliberalcryptonite

    The inniguration was a pure muslim event.

    • John Mescas

      You bet. Down with Christianity! Down with conservatism! Down with America!

      • martha chandler

        John, you're back peddling your poison. You really must find a more productive past time. By the way, you sound more hostile and vitriolic than the last time I read your post. Mores the pity.

  • Smirking Wolf

    Seems to me that John Mescas has made a death threat to Bob Coffey in violation of federal law.

    • John Mescas

      Seems to me your days are numbered Wolf. Obama will order your weapons banned and if you don't give them up, Ruby Ridge will repeat itself. An ATF agent will kill your entire family.

      How do you like them apples??? TURN ME IN you pathetic maggot. The feds need to crack down on a LOT of what's going on on this blog.

  • http://www.bibleversusconstitution.org/ Ted R. Weiland

    There's much here that I laud Mr. DeMar for writing. It's great to see him using the Bible to make his points. (See blog article "Time For Pronomians to Come Out of the Closet" at http://www.constitutionmythbusters.org/time-for-pronomians-to-come-out-of-the-closet/.)

    For example, "Would the apostle Paul have given a benediction for Nero? Would Peter have done it for Herod?" That said, in like manner, would Paul or Peter have assisted in electing Nero or Herod or any OTHER Biblically unqualified non-Christian candidate? Would they have settled for the lesser of two evils (or the evil of two lessers)? For example, which of the two infant murderers (Obama or Romney) did you settle for? I wonder if Christians haven't been marginalized merely because they've compromised their Biblical convictions?

    God has a better plan by which we end up with the best of the best of two Biblically qualified candidates. You can read about in online Chapter 5 "Article 2: Executive Usurpation" of "Bible Law vs. the United States Constitution: The Christian Perspective." Click on my name, then our website. Go to our Online Book Page, click on the top entry, and scroll down to Chapter 5.

  • Roberta

    obama is selling land in Idaho and our energy to China. google WND and Houston Chronicle.

  • http://www.facebook.com/RobertAlexander.Salvage Robert Alexander

    O Christian Preachers WHERE ART THOU sayeth the Almighty! where are my shepherds which speak my truth in season and out AmeriKa?

    Psalms 93.5 Thy testimonies are very sure: holiness becometh thine house, O Yahweh, for ever.

    Turn us again by pricking our hearts to rememberance dear Yahweh, O righteous God of hosts, and cause thy face to shine, and we shall be saved. Return, we beseech thee, O God of hosts, Turn us again sweet Jesus, renew our minds and make straight our paths & let us no longer be offended in thy truths, in thy might, in thy righteousness. Awaken a bitter cry dressed in ashes and sackcloth and breathe back into these dry bones a structure of heart to support our minds & flesh toward you alone O Holy One of Israel, please send your Holy Spirit to lead understanding in equity through your word and your chosen, allow your witnesses to resonate your eloquence and be thou our Eternal Master O Creator Jesus. Open boldly your peoples hearts and inscribe with your pen your Law, declare it soon without repentance through the isles. Deliver us from slumber. Deliver acquiesence in us of your own who are less skilled to your understanding of your harmonious word while delivering a resounding blow to all who oppose.

    Jeremiah 25.34 Howl, ye shepherds, and cry; and wallow yourselves in the ashes, ye principal of the flock: for the days of your slaughter and of your dispersions are accomplished; and ye shall fall like a pleasant vessel.

  • Public_Citizen

    Obama "owes" the homosexual community?
    Obama ~is~ the homosexual community. Research: "The Low Down Club", its founder {Rev. Wright} and the Obama connection.

  • http://www.facebook.com/pizzed.off Pizzed Off

    No Christian worthy of that title should have anything to do with that evil person or, for that matter, most of those in his Administration.
    Unless they want to share the road to Hell with them.

  • /.murphy

    Does Louie pronounce his last name the way it looks? ...'cause that's the way I felt after reading his opinion.

  • http://www.facebook.com/tom.thygesen.3 Tom Thygesen

    There are many phony "Christians" out there who support abortion on demand, euthanasia, etc. They are secular humanists in Christian clothing. Some are actually clergy who are plants to help 'turn' churches away from Christ and become instead institutions of progressivism. This was started in Europe by the Communists of the eastern block. A good friend of mine, and former Navy colleague, who defected from Bulgaria in the 1960s wrote extensively on this while living in Belgium, before coming to America. His doctorate's dissertation, which he earned through the University of Paris, was a four part paper outlining the planned infiltration of various influential institutions in the west, which included schools, media (journalism), and churches. It was all orchestrated from Moscow, but the other eastern block countries had their roles, and his paper specifically laid out Bulgaria's role in this destruction of the Capitalist societies in the west from the inside. Little did he realize at the time how this was ALSO going on in the United States. What we see today is the domestic left taking on a life of its own and seizing control over society. However, several churches had already given in to the anti-Christian movement within long before the USSR collapsed. Even by the early 90s, many of the Presbyterian and Episcopalian Churches had become secular humanist social clubs and churches in name only. A secret poll taken in the Presbyterian church found that about 80% of its clergy didn't believe God existed. How can one call themselves Christian with that kind of belief? They can't. But they certainly had no problem accepting homosexuals as fellow clergy in their church. Now we see Gay and lesbian bishops among them.

  • Alondra

    “Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For
    we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age,[c] against spiritual hosts of wickedness in
    the heavenly places. Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness, and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace; above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one. And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God; praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints—and for me, that utterance may be given to me, that I may open my mouth boldly to make known the mystery of the gospel, for which I am an ambassador in chains; that in it I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.” (Eph.6:10-20)

    Maranatha! "O Lord, come!"

  • soldiermom11

    It's time to wake up people. Churches need to stand up for freedom or they will no longer be free to worship. Obamacare is forcing abortions paid for by Christians, parading pastors to say they are against guns. They ACLU is taking prayer out of our military academies. How much more do we have to suffer at the hands of this progressive? Free healthcare, gun free zones, godless military mandates are the addictive drugs that will make sure that we really will have to hit bottom before we wake up.