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Pray for Joe Biden

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Posted: Oct 12, 2020 12:01 AM
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Pray for Joe Biden

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Joe Biden is deeply confused. As we approach the election, he needs prayer. It’s not just that he is gaffe-prone or that he exhibits mental decline during his infrequent softball interviews.

His campaign told him he is leading a battle for the soul of the nation. From the perspective of a Roman Catholic Christian, this motto could not be less fitting. Biden’s campaign motto appeals to the religious and spiritual realm by painting Joe Biden as a kind of pseudo-religious savior for our nation’s allegedly sullied soul.

It’s baffling that the left and the DNC would invoke language with such a religious undertone, while they take pains to remove God from the national conversation and threaten to suppress religious institutions in the name of health.

To reference the soul is to appeal to a realm that transcends politics and the chaos of the earthly realm. Biden’s campaign motto places upon him a burden no human being can bear alone without God’s grace. A mere human cannot produce peace in or restore a single soul, let alone that of the entire nation, without God’s assistance. But how could the Divine Author of Psalm 139 get behind Biden’s agenda?

True peace ultimately comes from God. When a politician rejects God’s truth, and instead attempts to usher in a secular utopia made in the Marxist left’s image, allegedly based on “science” that agrees with them, lots of things may result, but liberty, unity, hope, peace, and the truth will not be among them.

So how did the left come up with this motto? And why is Joe Biden better for this role than President Trump? Joe Biden is a very nice guy who will end racism and hate in America, and Donald Trump is a big meanie, they claim. So clearly, Joe Biden is better qualified to safeguard and redeem our nation’s soul than President Trump.

It’s not very nice to call the president of the United States a “clown,” but well beyond this uncharitable remark, Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris espouse policies and priorities produced by a culture of death, the most alarming of which is unfettered abortion-on-demand to a degree we have never seen before.

President Trump, on the other hand, is fighting for our nation, and for the future of our nation, unborn children. In his first term, he has kept most of his campaign promises such as: appointing constitutionalist judges and justices; growing the economy; record low minority unemployment; facilitating historic peace deals in the Middle East; and protecting unborn children.

The left has accused President Trump of being some kind of cult leader, but President Trump is not now, nor has he ever, presented himself as a pseudo-religious savior. The promises he makes genuinely pertain to temporal affairs.

Remember, it is Biden, not Trump, who claims he is called to save our nation’s soul.

Soul in Latin is “anima.” The soul is the breath, the animating or life-giving principle of a person—at every stage of human development. So, if we take the analogy behind Biden’s campaign motto a step further, we could say that the nation is a unified body, and each individual person is a cell in this body.

Babies before birth—literally and figuratively—are the pluripotential embryos of our nation. Abortion dismembers and poisons the nation’s most defenseless human beings when their only “crime” is the hope and potential they possess. This is the opposite of what a healthy soul does.

A politician cannot unify the nation or heal her soul by unleashing the abortion industry and abortion-on-demand like it never has been before. Nor will putting abortion, the greatest killer of African Americans, on steroids end the racial division. That would be like treating a person suffering from cancer by targeting her healthy cells with radiation and chemo.

It is also strange that Joe Biden wants to make history by selecting our nation’s first female vice president, without any regard for the little girls who would be killed by unconditional, taxpayer-funded, sex-selective abortions in Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’s abortion-crazed America. These little girls will not even have a chance to take their first breath, let alone make history.

Biden and Harris are a horrifyingly pro-death pair of politicians, and they are champing at the bit to undo President Trump’s pro-life policies. They certainly make Planned Parenthood’s racist, eugenicist founder Margaret Sanger proud.

Biden is headed down the wrong path. If the poor soul wins the election this November, he will be under tremendous pressure from the left to keep his harmful promises. Instead of restoring civility, Biden’s plans will further cement the most barbaric form of discrimination that exists in our country, and according to the clear teaching of the Roman Catholic Church Biden claims as his own, imperil his own soul.

We should pray for him and for anyone who pridefully and mistakenly considers himself the author of creation or the prince of peace.

That job has already been taken.

Katherine Blakeman is a former Capitol Hill and nonprofit communications director.