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January 15, 2009

Swearing in

Bible The Wall Street Journal has an inspiring slide show of Presidential oaths, the Bibles that were used, and the verses to which those Bibles were opened. Imagine what our country would be like if all our Commanders in Chief had actually lived by the words they touched during their inaugural ceremonies. 

The slide show notes that Obama's team hasn't disclosed what verse, if any, his inaugural Bible will be opened to. Any suggestions?

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Rolley Haggard

If a ruler pays attention to falsehood, all his ministers become wicked. --Proverbs 29:12

Dennis Babish

1 Kings 3:7b-9:
But I am only a little child and do not know how to carry out my duties. Your servant is here among the people you have chosen, a great people, too numerous to count or number. So give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people and to distinguish between right and wrong. For who is able to govern this great people of yours?"


Proverbs 30:15a:
The leech has two daughters. 'Give! Give!' they cry.

Oh - you wanted something serious? My bad.

1 Timothy 2:1-3:
I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone— for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. This is good, and pleases God our Savior,


Philippians 3:9 NKJV:
"and be found in Him, not having my own righteousness, which [is] from the law, but that which [is] through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith;"

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