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63% of Biden voters reject that God is ‘all powerful,’ ‘perfect and just’ creator: survey


Reported By Ryan Foley, Christian Post Reporter 

President Joe Biden walks along the Colonnade of the White House Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, en route to the Oval Office. White House/Adam Schultz

A new post-election survey reveals that a majority of those who voted for President Joe Biden don’t believe “God is the all-powerful, all-knowing, perfect and just creator” who rules over everything in Heaven and Earth today.

The Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University released the fourth in-depth report about its 2020 Post-Election Survey last week. The survey was conducted between Nov. 4 and 16, 2020.  The latest installment of the survey focuses on the views of Biden’s voters as compared to the views of Americans who voted for former President Donald Trump as well as voters and adults as a whole.

More votes were counted in the 2020 presidential election than any other in U.S. history. Former Vice President Joe Biden got over 81 million votes, the most votes for any presidential candidate, to President Trump’s 74 million, the second-most votes in an election. Their totals also broke the record of votes cast for former President Barack Obama, who received 69.5 million votes in 2008.

Biden voters make up a plurality of those surveyed by the Cultural Research Center, accounting for 426 of the 1,000 respondents. Measured at 387, Trump voters were slightly less represented in the sample.

While 65% of Biden voters describe themselves as Christian, most (56%) said they see themselves as “spiritual but not religious” and 57% said they were not “deeply committed to practicing” their religion. Additionally, most of the Biden voters held views that were at odds with the teachings of Christianity.

For example, 68% of Biden voters believe that “The Holy Spirit is not a living entity but is a symbol of God’s presence, power, or purity.”

Sixty-three percent of Biden voters rejected the notion that “God is the all-powerful, all-knowing, perfect and just creator of the universe who rules that universe today” and 72% said that they believe that “a person who is generally good, or does enough good things for others, will earn a place in Heaven.”

Only 30% agreed that the Bible “is the actual or inspired Word of God and contains no errors.”

Seventy-five percent of Biden’s voters cite something other than the Bible as their most trusted source of moral guidance. Most Biden voters who fit into this category identified their feelings, experiences, friends and family as their sources of moral guidance. 

Biden voters were more likely than adults in general to believe that “having faith matters more than which faith you have,” with 79% of Biden voters and 74% of all adults agreeing with that statement. Biden voters were less likely to identify as Christian than adults as a whole and Trump voters.

Seventy-five percent of Biden voters believed that “identifying moral truth is up to each individual; there are no moral absolutes that apply to everyone, all the time.” Among all adults, 67% said the same.

When asked if they believe that “all religious faiths are of equal value,” 68% of Biden voters answered in the affirmative compared to 62% of all adults and 56% of Trump voters. On social issues, Biden voters held divergent views from the adult population as a whole as well as their Trump-voting counterparts.

Regarding the issue of abortion, a supermajority (60%) of Biden voters believe that the Bible is ambiguous on the matter, along with a narrow majority of adults as a whole (51%) and a minority of Trump voters (41%).

Forty-two percent of Biden voters agree that “the marriage of one man to one woman is God’s only acceptable plan for humanity, for all cultures on earth” while majorities of all adults (54%) and Trump voters (69%) believe that God’s plan for humanity requires the upholding of traditional marriage and the nuclear family.

The idea that only those who have confessed their sins and accepted Jesus Christ as their Savior will go to Heaven when they die has 15% support among Biden voters, compared to 24% of all adults and 34% of Trump voters.

Thirty-seven percent of Biden voters see God as “the all-powerful, all-knowing, perfect and just creator of the universe who rules that universe today” while 47% of all adults and 60% of Trump voters hold the same view of God.

It also found that 31% of Biden voters are active in a Christian church compared to 42% of Trump voters.

The share of those who identify as theologically conservative stands at 25% among Biden voters and 42% among Trump voters. One-quarter (25%) of Biden’s voters accept the teaching that “absolute moral truths exist and are defined in the Bible,” as opposed to 43% of Trump voters.

The report also included data about the religious demographics of the supporters of the two major presidential candidates.

A plurality of Biden’s voters (29%) “don’t believe in God/care about God/think God’s existence is knowable” while 27% attend a Protestant church, 21% attend a Catholic church, 13% “attend a Christian church, type undetermined and 9% are non-Christians.

Meanwhile, those who attend a Protestant church constitute 42% of Trump’s supporters, while Catholics made up 21%, and those who “attend a Christian church, type undetermined” were 13%, non-Christians were 7%, and those who “don’t believe in God/care about God/think God’s existence is knowable” comprised the rest of his voters at 18%.

Overall, Protestant voters surveyed favored Trump over Biden by a 14-point margin (47% to 33%), while the so-called “Don’ts” faith segment preferred Biden to Trump 45% to 25%.

George Barna, the director of the Arizona Christian University’s Cultural Research Center who conducted the study, warned: “If our government denies the core principles on which it was founded — which were originally derived from the Bible — in favor of an inconsistent patchwork of modern philosophical preferences, the result will be chaos, constant disputes, and widespread dissatisfaction.”

According to Barna, “A strong and thriving society requires a stable foundation of truth on which to make just and appropriate decisions. The more the United States puts distance between itself and its moral and spiritual moorings, the less likely we are to have an effective vibrant government and a healthy and vibrant way of life.”

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Seattle Seahawks Players Confess ‘Jesus is Better Than the Super Bowl’


http://conservativevideos.com/2014/01/seattle-seahawks-players-confess-jesus-better-super-bowl/#vEmUveyoYxaKvgsB.99

 

Testamony

 With all the sports media’s reporting on misconduct in the National Football League, it often gets missed that many NFL players have a deep abiding faith in Christ that guides them. Players and staff from one NFL Team, the NFC Championship bound Seattle Seahawks, may have their mind on the big game, but their hearts are with Jesus. “Jesus is better than anything we could ever hope for, even better than the Super Bowl, better than an NFL career,” said pass defense coach Rocky Leto to interviewer Pastor Mark Driscoll of the Mars Hill Church. Who are you pulling for in the Superbowl? Does this interview change your mind?

Please Join Me in Prayer


In Times of Trouble and Darkness, Jesus is Always There. He Watches Over His People and Never Leaves Us or Forsakes Us.

“Heavenly Father, in the mighty Name of Jesus, I pray for the victims of this morning’s tragedy in Aurora, Colorado. I pray that you flood the family and friends of those that were killed with Your abundant comfort, love and grace. I pray you move on your people in that area to surround them with overflowing volumes of love, compassion and any form of assistance they need.’

“In Jesus Name I pray for the Fire Department and the Bomb experts. Please give them your perspective on how to safely deactivate the apartment of the shooter. Please Heavenly Father, in Jesus Name; please put a hedge of protection around them that no one gets hurt in any way.’

“In Jesus Name I pray that You pour out Your grace on the investigators, making sure they honor the shooters rights, and collect the necessary, honest, evidence to bring this shooter to justice.”

“In Jesus Name I pray for those that are wounded. Jesus, You are still our healer. I pray that You work through the doctors and nurses to bring about Your great grace of healing and restoration.’

“In Jesus Name I pray for the others that were there at the movie. Heavenly Father, in Jesus Name I pray your great grace be upon them in their soul and spirit to deal with all they experienced today. Surround them with Your people to love and help them in their recovery.’

“In Jesus Name I lift up our nation. May You use this sobering event to bring us all the sobriety of mind necessary to realize, again, those things that are the most important; Family, friends and our relationship with You. Our nation is in desperate need of healing. Please heal our divided nation created by those that only want confrontation, and open the eyes of all Americans as to the manipulation of those that will do anything, say anything, even deliberately lie, in order to be in power. Please Father, in Jesus Name, defeat them, unmask them and drive them from America’s citizens.’

“I praise You and give you the glory due You. Thank You for all the grace You have poured out on our lives. Thank You for hearing our prayers and thank You for Your abundant grace you are giving to Aurora Colorado right now.”

“AMEN”

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