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5 Godly Quotes From Christians Involved in Politics

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    Gov. Mike Huckabee speaking at JHM’s 32nd annual Night to Honor Israel at Cornerstone Church in San Antonio on Oct. 29, 2013.
November 9, 2013|8:12 pm

1. Mike Huckabee

Huckabee is the author of various bestselling books, a musician, public speaker and an ordained Southern Baptist minister. He is an American politician who served as the 44th Governor of Arkansas. Also, Huckabee was a candidate for the 2008 United States Republican presidential primaries. Since April 2, 2012 he is the host of his own show "The Mike Huckabee Show" on the Fox Network.

"Pray a little more, work a little harder, save, wait, be patient and, most of all, live within our means. That's the American way. It's not spending ourselves into prosperity or taxing ourselves into prosperity."

2. Pat Robertson

A former Southern Baptist minister who serves as a Chancellor of Regent University and Chairman of the Christian Broadcasting Network. The son of U.S. Senator A. Willis Robertson and campaigned to become the Republican Party's nominee in the 1988 presidential election. He is recognized for his influential and controversial public vote for conservative Christianity in the US.

"Jesus Christ is a prince of peace. He told us to live in peace. He told us to love our enemies. He told us to do good to them that spitefully use us."

3. Russell D. Moore

Prior to entering the ministry, Moore was an aide to U. S. Congressman Gene Taylor (D-Miss), serving in various roles including as campaign communications director and press spokesman in Taylor's 1992 campaign against Republican Paul Harvey.

"Conservative evangelicals don't want government support for our faith, because we believe God created all consciences free and a state-coerced act of worship isn't acceptable to God. Moreover, we believe the gospel isn't in need of state endorsement or assistance. Wall Street may need government bailouts but the Damascus Road never does."

4. Jimmy Carter

A 2002 Nobel Peace Prize winner and American politician who served as the 39th President of the United States. Carter showed a deep commitment in Christianity by teaching Sunday school and is a deacon at the Maranatha Baptist Church in his hometown of Plains, Georgia. Along with praying several times a day, The 'Times' noted that Carter had been a big part of moving evangelical Christianity closer to Americans during his presidency.

"There's always an element of self delusion among people who believe they ought to be President. There's an underestimation of your opponent and an overestimation of your own abilities. This is compatible with being rich and powerful, the idea that we were blessed by God because we deserve to be blessed."

5. George W. Bush

American politician who was the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009, elected for two terms. He graduated from Yale University and Harvard Business School in 1975 and worked in oil businesses. Bush was part of the Episcopal Church for a portion of his life, until he got married and joined his wife's United Methodist Church. Based on a wide variety of his speeches, it is clear see that he is very open about the role of faith in his life.

"When you turn your heart and your life over to Christ, when you accept Christ as the savior, it changes your heart."

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