Vice President Joe Biden recently oversaw another sad new first for America’s history.
On Monday afternoon in a ceremony at the Naval Observatory, the VP’s official residence, Biden presided over the “marriage” of Joe Mahshie and Brian Mosteller. This marks the first “wedding” that Biden has presided over, but it also marks the first time a Vice President has presided over a homosexual union.
While, of course, there has been the requisite cheering and joyful exultation from the left, on the right we mark this as yet another signpost of our nation’s continued moral collapse. In recent years these moral failings have begun coming faster and faster, but they’ve reached an almost constant rate under the Obama administration.
The Reverend Franklin Graham sounded an unsurprised but sad not as he marked this most recent occasion on his Facebook page.
Another first for America that we should not be proud of—the vice president of the United States presiding over a same-sex wedding. Vice President Joe Biden had to get a special temporary “certification” from the District of Columbia to perform the gay wedding of two White House aides. Our country may have made same-sex marriage legal in the eyes of man, but that doesn’t make it right in the eyes of God. He is clear in His Word that marriage is between a man and a woman and that homosexuality is wrong. Sadly, as a nation we have a reputation for celebrating what God has defined as sin, and there will be a price to pay. God is rich in mercy, but His Word also warns us: “Woe to the sinful nation, a people whose guilt is great, a brood of evildoers…given to corruption! They have forsaken the LORD; they have spurned the Holy One of Israel and turned their backs on him” (Isaiah 1:4).
This is why I’m going to eight more state capitols this month to pray for our nation. Will you come out and stand with me in prayer at the Decision America Tour prayer rally in your state? And if you can’t come, will you pray anyway? Next week is Helena, Montana, on Tuesday August 9 at noon; Boise, Idaho, on Wednesday, August 10, at noon; and Cheyenne, Wyoming on Friday, August 12, at noon. Share this and spread the word.
Another sad first for the Obama era of American history…