By Scott Tibbs, July 12, 2012
Many Christians are justifiably fearful and depressed about the Supreme Court's politically-motivated decision to uphold ObamaCare last week. This is an unprecedented expansion of government power that opens the door to government controlling every aspect of our lives. So many things impact health care that controlling health care costs can be a justification for controlling even the most minor choices.
If you don't believe me, take a look at the Communist Mayor of New York City, who recently banned the sale of large soft drinks, the latest in a long line of his nanny-state overreaches.
Barack Obama may well be God's judgment on America for our wickedness, but He may still be merciful. Through human means it may seem impossible to repeal ObamaCare - even if we sweep the November elections we must have 60 votes in the Senate to break a Democratic filibuster to repeal this dreadful law. But all is not lost. While through human means it may seem nearly impossible to repeal ObamaCare, though the power of God nothing is impossible.
Here are a few examples. Jonathan and his armor bearer routed the Philistine army in 1 Samuel 14. God placed strict restrictions on the strength of Gideon's army in Judges 6-8 so that the Isrealites could not boast in their own strength when they won the battle. Three of David's mighty men broke through the Philistine army to draw water from Bethlehem's well in 2 Samuel 23:15-17 so David could drink the water from that well. This is something you would expect to see in a super hero or fantasy movie - but it actually happened.
We worship and serve a mighty God, and that is why I am not depressed by the SCOTUS ruling on June 28. If it is His will that this abomination be repealed, who can stop Him? Obama is like a gnat trying to smother the Colorado wildfire by urinating on it, if God is merciful to us to save us from this tyranny. The city of Nineveh may yet repent in sackcloth and ashes, and be spared the wrath of God. We must pray that this happens.