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Jeff Duncan Is Getting Back To God

“We as a Nation need to return to God.” – Congressman Jeff Duncan, yesterday, in a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives

So, Representative Duncan, you and your colleagues can’t even agree on a budget, or come to terms about how to pay the bills you have already incurred, but now, you’re setting out a new legislative agenda for Congress: Get the United States of America, as a nation, back to God.

jeff duncan omnipresentGood luck with that plan, Representative Duncan.

Before beginning the congressional project to bring the entire American nation back to God, there’s a little matter to take care of. Someone needs to find out where God is.

If I’m going return a toaster to the store, because it doesn’t work anymore, I have to know where that store is. If going to return my mother’s house for Thanksgiving, I have to know where my mother’s house is.

Now Jeff Duncan says he wants the United States of America, as a nation, to return to God. But, among those Americans who believe in God (increasing numbers don’t), can any of them say where God is? A ballpark estimate maybe? West of the Mississippi River or East of the Mississippi River?

I seem to remember that one of the core teachings of Christianity is that their God is omnipresent – everywhere. If that’s true, then it makes no sense to say that the United States of America, as a nation, needs to return to God… unless there’s a passage in the Bible that declares that nations can create God-proof force fields.

If that were the case, God would be neither omnipresent nor omnipotent.

One thought on “Jeff Duncan Is Getting Back To God”

  1. Jim Cook says:

    F.G., I can’t stand it when you willfully misinterpret good Christian politicians this way without considering obvious alternative that make much more sense. Clearly Rep. Duncan had in mind that we would be returning something to God. He just left out the object of the sentence. I believe he had in mind that people, everywhere ought to return their library books to librarians, which is one of the infinite places where God abides, thereby allowing Him in. His Wisdom to accept the book as well. It is the only possible explanation, except for the other one involving Werther’s candies and a ferret.

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