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A Christian apologetic concerning Obamacare – Part 1

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As we see our society eroding in many of those critical areas, we stand appalled to see the strife and conflict the Afforded Care Act is doing and has done to our nation. There are many questions concerning this Act (which has been termed Obamacare), but the topic for this author is ‘what is a good Christian apologetic for Obamacare?’

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We know for certain that this government was designed, based, and built upon Christian principles. John Adams says: “’Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people’. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” Interestingly, according to Professor Frank Lambert, Professor of History at Purdue University, “the Founding Fathers made clear that their primary concern was religious freedom, not the advancement of a state religion.”

Originally, the job of the government, the state, of the United States was to provide moral laws and protection. Dr. Del Tackett states that the original government (state) for the USA was based upon Isaiah 33:22: “For the Lord is our judge, the Lord is our lawgiver, the Lord is our king; it is he who will save us” which divides the government into the three branches. Dr. Tackett also says: “of these early thinkers were convinced that the state must be held accountable to the authority of a higher ethical and spiritual standard.” Therefore, the state was concerned that the citizens would remain moral, so moral-biblical instruction was the purpose of schools.

Dr. Tackett’s concepts of the state are quite correct; the proofs are the definitions provided by Noah Webster in his 1828 Dictionary. Webster defines Law as “The laws which enjoin the duties of piety and morality, are prescribed by God and found in the Scriptures.” He defines politics as “The science of government; that part of ethics which consists in the regulation and government of a nation or state, for the preservation of its safety, peace and prosperity . . .”

George Washington said “Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim the tribute of patriotism who should labor to subvert these great pillars of human happiness, these firmest props of the duties of men and citizens.”

During the next two parts of this articles, we will attempt to determine if Obamacare fits the founding father’s vision for the United States.

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