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Useful Idiots: 'Pro-Life Evangelicals' for Biden

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Posted: Mar 09, 2021 12:01 AM
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Useful Idiots: 'Pro-Life Evangelicals' for Biden

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In the 2020 elections, a group of self-deceived “evangelicals” became stooges for one of the grossest lies in political history.

Today—in an attempt to save face—they made themselves all the more shameful by attempting to justify in retrospect a decision that anyone could have told them was foolish from the start.

Not merely content with playing the rubes in 2020 they have a website that is still actively “recruiting” members even now.

The best advice they could be given is to simply stop. Stop talking. Stop allowing themselves to be made the fools. And to stop casting their pearls before swine. They have injured their own reputations. They have injured the witness of the evangelical church. They have actively contributed to the advancement of child-killing. And they have dragged the name of Christ through the deaths of those kids, all while pursuing their foolish ends.

Simply put the “pro-life evangelicals for Biden” are now claiming that they have been excluded from the equation as it pertains to the Biden administration’s policies towards the preborn. But what naves they were to believe they would be included to begin with.

The names of the founding members of the group reads like a list of cast-offs. Heretics in most respects and people who have abandoned the claim of scripture being their final authority. 

They were given an outsized amount of recognition when they came into the 2020 election process, and like so many foolish people, they believed their own press. The average churchgoer doesn’t know who even half of the founding members are. 

They were either deceived or delusional to believe that the Biden team would ever include them. All any reasonable person had to do was to compare Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ record on abortion (the most aggressive in American history—pushing for as much as the legalization of post-birth infanticide) vs. the easily documentable record of the Trump administration (the unquestionably most pro-life of any since Roe vs. Wade).

They were also woefully ineffective. Whatever partnership Team Biden made with them, it was a raw deal for Biden from the get-go. Why? Because more evangelicals voted for Donald Trump than any president in the history of the nation. Evangelicals – while having certain indigestion with some of President Trump’s tweets and tone from time to time — had zero reservations about his defense of the unborn. Trump rolled back tax-payer funding for abortion in every way he was capable of doing. He added 300 pro-life originalist judges to the federal bench. And he advocated tirelessly and was at least partially successful in defunding a portion of taxpayer funds for Planned Parenthood. 

Actual Bible-believing evangelicals didn’t need a panel of wannabe “leaders” who have, in large measure, abandoned biblical faith for Marxist beliefs to tell them who was the more pro-life candidate in the race.

Nevertheless, despite this layer upon layer of abject failure as a group, they issued a letter today chiding Biden and Harris for allowing the elimination of the Hyde Amendment. which had more or less served as a firewall for funds from taxpayers being ear-marked directly for abortion use. 

Richard Mouw, President Emeritus of Fuller Seminary; John Huffman, Board Chair Emeritus of Christianity Today; Jerushah Duford, Billy Graham’s granddaughter; Ron Sider, President Emeritus, Evangelicals for Social Action; Brenda Salter McNeil, Reconciler, Professor, Pastor; Richard Fost and others deserve to be nixed from any post in Christian leadership — in church and para-church circles. 

Their heresy and apostasy are only multiplied by their sincere unwillingness to admit wrong and reverse course.

They are on the path leading many to Hell, and, sadly, many unborn will die because of their actions before they were ever able to breathe their first breath, not to mention live long enough to know God’s unique purpose for them.

The Christian faith is not woke. 

It has no need to strive to be.

Human beings and the Gospel always suffer whenever she attempts to be.

And that must end.