Skip to comments.Obama knows not the God of America's Fathers
Posted on 10/10/2012 2:44:27 PM PDT by hope_dies_last
Obama, who like the pharaoh of Egypt that arose after Joseph's death, knew not Joseph, nor the God of his fathers, was wicked and a despot and enslaved the Israelites...
"There arose a new king over Egypt, who knew not Joseph." signifies he came to the throne; denoting his appearance in history, as in Deuteronomy 34:10. A "new king"; the other ancient versions, rex novus) is a king who follows different principles of government from his predecessors. Cf., "new gods," in distinction from the God that their fathers had worshipped, Judges 5:8; Deuteronomy 32:17. That this king belonged to a new dynasty, as the majority of commentators follow Josephus
"...then Ramesses, who was succeeded by Ramesses Miamun, here called the new king, because, as the Jews (l) say, new decrees were made in his time; and this Pharaoh, under whom Moses was born, they call Talma (m), and with Artapanus (n) his name is Palmanothes: which knew not Joseph; which is not to be understood of ignorance of his person, whom he could not know; nor of the history of him, and of the benefits done by him to the Egyptian nation, though, no doubt, this was among their records, and which, one would think, he could not but know; or rather, he had no regard to the memory of Joseph; and so to his family and kindred, the whole people of Israel: he acknowledged not the favours of Joseph to his nation, ungratefully neglected them, and showed no respect to his posterity, and those in connection with him, on his account; though, if a stranger, it is not to be wondered at."
Some other interesting Bible passages:
Daniel 11 37 He shall give no heed to the gods of his fathers, [Chemosh, Molech] or to the one beloved by women; [Ashtoreth] he shall not give heed to any other god, for he shall magnify himself above all. 38 He shall honor the god of fortresses instead of these; [Allah] a god whom his fathers did not know he shall honor with gold and silver, with precious stones and costly gifts. 39 He shall deal with the strongest fortresses by the help of a foreign god; [Allah] those who acknowledge him he shall magnify with honor. He shall make them rulers over many and shall divide the land for a price.
2 Kings 23 13 The king also desecrated the high places that were east of Jerusalem on the south of the Hill of Corruption--the ones Solomon king of Israel had built for Ashtoreth the vile goddess of the Sidonians, for Chemosh the vile god of Moab, and for Molech the detestable god of the people of Ammon. (The Ammonite and Moabite god was none other than Baal)
Some free thinking food for thought... Peace fellow FReepers... it's on!~
I posted the above blog thread as a comment on an earlier post, but realized it merited further attention in case you missed it...
Obama knows not the God of America’s Fathers
Nor does Willard ...
Have you forgotten already and conveniently ???
“We’re not electing a pastor-in-chief”
We dont have a Christian running for POTUS this time...
from either party...
it just worked out that way...
I am the first to believe in a firm separation of church and state. I take it you are not a “religious” person. You are deceived if you believe this notion... pure secularism is a form of “non-religion”, which still holds a firm set of “non-values” and the perceived notion of freedom from organized religion leave the holder of these beliefs as a cohort of “non-believer” and an integrator of the secular humanist movement.
Having said all that... you are missing my entire point, you see... Secular humanists are weaklings, compared to the sickle of radical Islam and would be taken over, should there not be a just as passionate, although non-violent, opposing force... Whether you realize it or not, you, as a secular humanist, have collaterally benefited from the Christian principals that founded the great nation of America.
You have also missed the alluded and implied meaning of the rhetorical question, “knew not”... We are not just implying religion here... we are talking about the entire set of values and founding principles that made our country great, along with, you guessed it, American pride and exceptionalism and FREEDOM and civil liberties.
All this and much more is what’s at stake when we refer to a rising president “who knows not”, which purely means, has no regard for, the ideologies that made and preserve our way of life and form of government.