Huckabee: Where was God?
Are we beyond needing Him?
- Duration 3:18
- Date Dec 15, 2012
Are we beyond needing Him?
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Well maybe it's simply the attempt to express our collective shock when we say we're trying to make sense of the horrific shooting at sandy hook elementary school.
We're not -- to make sense.
Not from that which is totally disconnected from the cognitive capacity of any rational human being.
The governor of Connecticut Dan Malloy got it right when he said evil has visited this community.
President Obama in an emotional statement from the White House spoke -- a parent than a politician.
And he quoted the Bible to bring comfort to the nation.
Churches were filled in Newtown Connecticut last night is candlelight vigils were held to grieve for the 27 innocent people killed.
And the countless lives of those shattered by a few seconds of crazed carnage.
On Friday Neil Cavuto asked me where was god.
And I said it for fifty years we've sent systematically attempted to have got removed from our schools.
Our public activities but then as the moment we have a calamity we wonder where he was.
Well the predictable left lit up the airwaves and Blogosphere with a violent vicious reaction.
And jump to the conclusion that I said that if we had prayer in school shooting would not happen.
I said nothing of the sort.
It's far more than just taking prayer -- Bible reading out of the schools.
It's the fact that people sue a city so we are confronted with a Manger scene her Christmas Carol.
That lawsuits are filed to remove a cross that's a memorial to fallen soldiers.
Churches and Christian owned businesses are told to surrender their values under the edict of government orders.
To provide tax funded abortion pills.
We carefully and intentionally stop saying things are sinful.
We column disorders.
Sometimes we even say they're normal.
And -- get don't -- that we have to abandon bedrock moral truths.
We -- asked.
Well where was god.
And I responded as I see it.
We discord -- them right out of our culture and we've marched him off the public square.
And then we express our surprise that a culture without him actually reflects what it's become.
As soon as the tragedy unfolded.
I think god did show up.
He showed up in the lives of teachers who put their lives between -- -- and their students.
He showed up and policeman who rushed into the school.
Not knowing if they would be met with a barrage of bullets.
He showed up in the form of hugs and tears for children parents and teachers would live through the slaughter.
He showed up at the overflow church services where people lit candles and -- And he showed up at the White House where the president invoked his name and quoted from his book.
And in a few days or weeks will probably ask god to excuse himself from view and we will announce that -- arrogant pride that we are now enlightened and educated.
And we've evolved beyond needing -- and somebody's gonna suggest that we pass a law to stop all this kind of thing.
-- I want to point out that we don't have to pass a new law there's one that's been around a while that works if we teach it and observe it.
Thou shalt not kill.
Well there about nine others.
But to tell you about -- would require bringing god back and we know how unacceptable.
At might be.
Let's go back.