The Blaze: “History, Obama said, has shown that countries that “hold up the rights of their people” are usually more successful; those that do not, he said, breed anger and violence.
“We sometimes see religion twisted … hatred [is waged] against people because of who they are, or how they pray, or who they love,” he said. ”[Extremists] don’t understand the faiths they claim to profess.
The killing of the innocent is never fulfilling God’s will. In fact, it’s the ultimate betrayal of God’s will.”
“The United States will continue to do everything in our power to secure his release because Kenneth Bae,” Obama said, later adding, “Today, we call on the Iranian government to release Pastor Abedini.
Obama referred to his own journey to Chicago earlier in his life, and said his work with churches there to help alleviate poverty set his life on course.
“It led me to embrace Jesus Christ as my Lord and savior,” he said.
Opinion: In the 5 years of his presidency over 7500 innocents have been killed in the womb, many of whom were viable and fully formed infants. Does the president consider those babies non-lives?
During negotiations with the president of Iran that led to a reduction in sanctions, why didn’t the president secure the release of Pastor Abedini?
In Matthew 7:15-20 Jesus warned about false prophets. He referred to them as ferocious wolves who appear harmless as sheep. The only way to determine the character of false teaches is “by their fruits.”
I hope that what the president said is from a changed heart. I would love to see his policies reflect his statements, particularly when it comes to innocent life and truth. Let’s pray that our president will lead the government in a way that will reflect his words from yesterday.