Skip to comments.Ben Carson Attacked For WH Bible Study — Defiantly Declares ‘I Will Not Stop Being A Christian’
Posted on 02/01/2018 8:40:50 AM PST by SeekAndFind
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson relayed a defiant message to the atheist groups attacking him for attending a Bible study at the White House.
I will not stop being a Christian while in service to this country.
The conflict began after reports surfaced, detailing the weekly meeting of President Donald Trumps Cabinet Secretaries for Bible study.
Carson regularly attends this meeting along with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Energy Secretary Rick Perry, according to CBN News.
The atheist group, Freedom From Religion Foundation, and Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, a left wing advocacy group founded by David Brock, are now suing HUD and Carson for not reimbursing them for the Freedom Of Information Act requests through which information on the Bible studies were discovered.
The FOIA requests sought to see if government resources had been spent to fund the Bible study and to see if Trump administration staff are being pressured into attendance. For every FOIA there is a standard fee if the information requested is not in the public interest or related to the agencies operations. HUD charged FFRF and CREW a fee for the information they requested and the groups sued in return.
The lawsuit claimed that HUD charged for the FIOA because the documents is likely to cast the agency or HUD Secretary Ben Carson in a negative light.
Ben Carson weighed in himself on the lawsuit in a Wednesday Facebook post, denying any wrongdoing and declaring defiantly:
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Bless you, Dr. Carson!
YES! Real MAN. Real Men and Women are starting to fight back. ‘bout time!
GOOD FOR HIM !!
Even Hillary attended a congressional Bible study when she was in the senate. These atheists are idiots.
I spent some time in DoD reviewing FOIA requests for a group of offices.
I can only remember one or two where an individual was trying to find information pertinent to their life or situation.
The rest were all fishing expeditions by lawyers or groups of lawyers to drum up business or back a claim. Not one of them was an actual worthwhile investigation.
And the lawyers paid the same price as the single individuals, so these guys can go pound sand. They got what they asked for but it wasn’t what they wanted.
God Bless Dr. Ben Carson!
If it was the Koran instead of the Bible, the attackers would swiftly be accused of Islamaphobia.
Can you believe it? People actually praying and reading the Bible - in the White House, no less - what a bunch of rubes and knuckle-draggers these Repubs are....
So being a Christian and attending bible study is a negative. Strange world.
Democrats have an issue with Christians.
I won’t stop believing in God because athiests and secularists have a cow about it.
I suspect there were White House Bible studies in the early days of this republic, and nobody was upset by them.
One Ben Carson is equal to: 100 atheists, 1,000 MSM slugs, and 1,000,000 liberals.
“From Jefferson through Abraham Lincoln, many presidents attended church at the Capitol; and it was common practice for Members of Congress to attend those services. For example, in his diary entry of January 9, 1803, Congressman Cutler noted: Attended in the morning at the Capitol. . . . Very full assembly. Many of the Members present. 16 The church was often full so crowded, in fact, one attendee reported that since the floor of the House offered insufficient space, the platform behind the Speakers chair, and every spot where a chair could be wedged in was filled. 17 U. S. Representative John Quincy Adams (although noting that occasionally the House was full, but not crowded 18) also commented numerous times on the overly-crowded conditions at the Capitol church. In his diary entry for “February 28, 1841, he noted: I rode with my wife, Elizabeth C. Adams, and Mary, to the Capitol, where the Hall of the House of Representatives was so excessively crowded that it was with extreme difficulty that we were enabled to obtain seats. 19 Why did so many Members attend Divine service in the Hall of the House? Adams explained why he attended: I consider it as one of my public duties- as a representative of the people- to give my attendance every Sunday morning when Divine service is performed in the Hall. 20
See, even sleepy Sessions is there. Why isn’t he out jailing Hillary? /s
Seventh Day Adventism is a law-based, works-based salvation - it rejects eternal life as a ‘free gift’ of God but make it dependent on one’s ability to do-it-yourself.
Sorry Ben, but at the Great White Throne judgement you will sadly discover that you are not a Christian unless you repent and accept the Lord Jesus Christ as your ONLY hope of heaven apart from your own human attempts at righteousness . . .
“But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ. Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ, And be found in him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith” (Philippians 3:7-9).
RE: Seventh Day Adventism is a law-based, works-based salvation - it rejects eternal life as a free gift of God but make it dependent on ones ability to do-it-yourself.
Hey, let’s hope and pray that the Bible Study will do him some good.
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