It appears that Obama is channeling the spirit of Thomas Jefferson, who famously took it upon himself to cut out those portions of the Bible that he didn’t believe. Obama hasn’t gone quite that far, but he has started a new tradition of editing prayars.
During Obama’s recent visit to Fort Myers, Fla., to promote his economic stimulus plan, a black Baptist preacher delivered a prayer that carefully avoided mentioning Jesus, lest he offend anyone in the audience. And at Obama’s appearance last week near Phoenix to unveil his mortgage bailout plan, an administrator for the Tohono O’odham Nation delivered the prayer, taking the unusual step of writing it down so he could E-mail it to the White House for vetting. American Indian prayers are typically improvised.
Read Albert Mohler’s comments here.
I have never been a premillennialist, and haven’t believed in a literal person who is the anti-Christ. However, as I’ve mentioned before, the insidious nature of this presidency may cause me to rethink my eschatology.