(by Jan LaRue, AMERICAN THINKER) -- President Obama is "sorry" that millions of Americans have had their health insurance plans cancelled despite his promises that ObamaCare would not cause this.
Is Obama sorry he's been caught in multiple material lies about his disastrous namesake, or is it the "godly sorrow" of Scripture that "brings repentance" and rights wrongs?
Obama repeatedly has professed to be a Christian. His "pastor in chief, Joshua DuBois, has a new book, The President's Devotional, a compilation of devotions that he sent daily to Obama's Blackberry since 2008. Obama said he searches Scripture "to help him be a better man as well as a better president." As campaign director of religious affairs during Obama's first presidential campaign, DuBois said of him:
"As a committed Christian, Senator Obama believes that the central teachings of Jesus in the Sermon [on] the Mount encourage us to treat one another with respect and to love our brothers and sisters of all backgrounds. He believes that the golden rule in Matthew 7:12 still applies in politics; it's the rule on which he bases his life."
That would be the same Sermon on the Mount that Obama mocked in a different speech.
Matthew 7:12 records Jesus saying:
"So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets."
Obama described his Christian conversion similarly in an interview with the Los Angeles Times:
"It was because the precepts of Jesus Christ spoke to me in terms of the kind of life that I would want to lead," Obama said. "Being my brother's and sister's keeper. Treating others as they would treat me."
It's the "Sermon" with an Obama twist.
Obama hasn't hesitated to use Scripture to push health care reform because it's "in line with biblical teachings." Obama told 1,000 rabbis on a conference call that he needed their help pushing health care reform. He said:
"We are partners with God in matters of life and death."
Life and death indeed.
Obama invoked the Ninth Commandment against some critics of ObamaCare on a conference call with the "Religious Left" in August 2009. Reuters quoted Obama referring to those who said ObamaCare would set up "death panels" and fund abortion:
"There has been a lot misinformation in this debate and there are some folks out there who are frankly bearing false witness. This notion that somehow we are setting up death panels that would decide on whether elderly people get to live or die ... that is just an extraordinary lie. You've heard that this is all going to mean government funding of abortions. Not true," he said.
Obama is the false witness. Employers must include coverage for abortifacients in their health insurance policies even if it violates their conscience. Death panels are real, according to Obama's health care advisor, Ezekiel Emanuel, MD, as is abortion funding for members of Congress and their staffs, according to a ruling by the Office of Personnel Management reported by Newsmax on Sept. 30. Continue reading via American Thinker...