I was listening to a particularly powerful politician and government official and I realized something I hadn’t realized before. Politicians use the scriptures much like some false preachers and pastors do. If the scripture can lend itself to support their political views, then it is quoted or loosely referred to; mostly out of context to add religious sanction to what they are proposing.
This is wrong and it is a long practiced tactic of Satan.
When Jesus was tempted in the wilderness by Satan in Luke 4, Satan misquoted Psalm 91:11-12 out of context in the hope of getting Christ to contradict GOD and become his slave for whomever we obey we are their slaves. (Romans 6:16)
The devil led him to Jerusalem and had him stand on the highest point of the temple. “If you are the Son of God,” he said, “throw yourself down from here. For…
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