Tag: faith

An Evil Element

In her interview with Sean Hannity earlier this week, Sarah Palin used a Scriptural reference that no one, to my knowledge, commented on in any of the analyses of the interview. She quoted from 2 Timothy 1:7, which says, For God has not given us a spirit of timidity [or “fear,” depending on the translation], but of power and love and discipline. While no one else seemed to pay much attention to it, I noticed it immediately and found it… Read more »

False Faith & A New Reality

I’ve commented before on the unrealistic expectations some of President Obama’s supporters had for him as he assumed the office. As historian Paul Johnson has noted, the loss of Christian faith in the Western world has allowed all sorts of false messiahs to rise to the top. People want to have faith; they simply choose the wrong gods. There is only one. Consequently, it’s not surprising when disillusionment sets in. Many promises were made. The most outlandish had to do… Read more »