Ron Paul touts endorsement by pastor who wants you dead. Literally.

Timothy Kincaid

December 28th, 2011

Ron Paul is touting the endorsement of “Eminent Pastor Rev. Phil Kayser, Ph.D.”. Kayser is the pastor of Dominion Covenant Church in Omaha, Nebraska and, as might be deduced from the church’s name, Kayser is a dominionist. But as Dr. Warren Throckmorton reports, Kayser is extremist even for dominionists. The eminent pastor reverend doctor Phil Kayser wants to rule the world.

Our church will not rest or be satisfied (Is. 62:6-7) until all human authority submits to Christ (Matt. 28:18), all nations are discipled (Matt. 28:19), all Scripture is followed (Matt. 28:20a) and all of Christ’s presence and resources are claimed (Matt. 28:20b). Anything less than an expectation of total victory for King Jesus in history (1 Cor. 15:24-28) does not do justice to the all encompassing mandate of the Great Commission (Matt. 28:18-20).

Oh, and by “all Scripture is followed”, the eminent pastor reverend doctor veers from the usual and customary Christian teaching. The eminent pastor reverend doctor means the following:

But notice how Paul ties this in with his overarching theme of natural knowledge. It is not just the sinfulness of homosexuality that is known, but also the justice of the death penalty for homosexuality. In verse 32 Paul says, “Who knowing the righteous judgment of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death, not only do the same but also approve of those who practice them.” The reason men have an innate sense of justice is because God’s law reflects not only His holiness but also His justice and goodness (Romans 7:12). Romans 13 says that magistrates are subject to all three. They must know what is sin and what is good, and they must apply justice in condemning the one and protecting the other. All of that, Romans 1-2 says is in man’s heart.

Now, I personally don’t believe that executing gays is intuitive or natural or written right there in man’s heart. So I personally don’t find this to be an endorsement that compels me to support Ron Paul. But if you are a big supporter or the eminent pastor reverend doctor Phil Kayser, then you will probably also find that supporting Ron Paul is written in your heart. With a sharpie.

UPDATE: It seems that someone in Ron Paul’s campaign finally noticed what it was that Phil Kayser actually believes and teaches. The campaign website no longer proudly announced Kayser’s endorsement.

Jack

December 28th, 2011

How is the kind of BS even remotely compatible with the worldview of a guy who named his son “Rand” in honor of a Mammon-worshipping atheist?

dinsdale

December 28th, 2011

Did you find out if this “touting” actually exists or do you just quote other dubious blogs and then draw conclusions based on that?

Jim Burroway

December 28th, 2011

The touting actually exists — on Ron Paul’s own web site:

http://www.ronpaul2012.com/2011/12/27/ron-paul-endorsed-by-eminent-pastor-rev-phil-kayser-ph-d/

Hyhybt

December 28th, 2011

I was about to go on about how there’s not really a way for candidates to *stop* nut cases from endorsing them… but then looked again and saw “touts.” THAT speaks volumes, even when the endorser expresses wildly different views than you (currently) do.

Eric in Oakland

December 28th, 2011

They appear to have removed the touting from Paul’s site. The links no longer lead to anything.

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