Add this to the list of reasons of why Obama is a disgrace to America. The Narcissist-in-Chief recently threw another subtle jab at Christians (despite his claims of being one). On Tuesday, he spoke to a crowd at the Catholic-Evangelical Leadership Summit and basically told everyone that Jesus, the Savior of the world, was a pessimist when it came to the impoverished.
“One of the things I’m always concerned about is cynicism. My chief of staff, Denis McDonough, we take walks around the South Lawn, usually when the weather is good. And a lot of it is policy talk, sometimes it’s just talk about values. And one of our favorite sayings is our job is to guard against cynicism, particularly in this town. And I think it’s important for us to guard against cynicism and not buy the idea that the poor will always be with us and there’s nothing we can do, because there’s a lot we can do. The question is, do we have the political will, the communal will to do something about it.”
That sentence was a dig at Jesus’ words in Matthew chapter 26, when a woman with an alabaster jar washed Jesus’ feet with expensive perfume. The disciples freaked and told Jesus that it was basically a waste because the perfume could have been sold and given to the poor.
From verse 8 to 13–
The disciples were indignant when they saw this. “What a waste!” they said. 9 “It could have been sold for a high price and the money given to the poor.”
10 But Jesus, aware of this, replied, “Why criticize this woman for doing such a good thing to me? 11 You will always have the poor among you, but you will not always have me.12 She has poured this perfume on me to prepare my body for burial. 13 I tell you the truth, wherever the Good News is preached throughout the world, this woman’s deed will be remembered and discussed.”
There are so many spiritual truths beyond the surface of this scripture. Obama’s comments prove that he has no fundamental understand of the Word of God. He has no spiritual discernment and will use anything to advance his political agenda.
If you truly believe the Bible is the infallible Word of God, you don’t twist scripture and rebuke the words of Jesus to make a political statement.
Absolutely ridiculous. Not to mention that American taxpayers have dished out almost $15 trillion to fight poverty since Lyndon Johnson launched the whole “War on Poverty.”
On a side note, do you think Obama would criticize something Mohammad said?
I didn’t think so either.
h/t The Right Scoop