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Rev. Huckabee: “Obey God’s Orders”

Jim Burroway

January 7th, 2008

Yesterday, we reviewed Southern Baptist minister and former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee’s deep connections with two key Christian Reconstructionist figures. We ended that post with a question: What does Huckabee believe?

Well, we know that he says that “The winning worldview will dominate public policy, the laws we make, and every other detail of our existence. We also know that he attributes his standing in the polls as being God’s work. And today, we learn about a sermon he gave at a very small New Hampshire church about being part of God’s army:

“When we become believers, it’s as if we have signed up to be part of God’s Army, to be soldiers for Christ,” Huckabee told the enthusiastic audience.

…”When you give yourself to Christ, some relationships have to go,” he said. “It’s no longer your life; you’ve signed it over.”

Likening service to God to service in the military, Huckabee said “there is suffering in the conditioning for battle” and “you obey the orders.”

No cameras were permitted at the service, which guarantees that this item won’t make the evening news.



little green
January 7th, 2008 | LINK

I have heard this same talk of God’s army in fundamentalist churches my family attends. No logic, no reasoned argument can change irrational belief.

If God is God, he/she doesn’t need an army.

The Prince of Peace would have nothing to do with an army.

If God wants some killin’ done let him do it out on highway sixty-one. No reason why we should become killers.

Erica B.
January 7th, 2008 | LINK

Wonder if God’s military is also don’t-ask-don’t-tell.

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