Newt Gingrich is Like King David

A number of years ago, I gave a series of messages on the life of King David of old. I entitled the series, "A Portrait of a Champion." One of the messages in that series was called, "Champions Know How to Repent." Even a great champion for God such as King David messed up "royally" and had to repent ... This brings me to Newt Gingrich. While many people have, and will continue to throw stones at the former Speaker's past marriage failures, I am glad that Newt is a man who knows how to repent. After all, isn't that all that each of us can do?


Back in 2007, I heard an interview between Newt Gingrich and James Dobson that I will never forget. In it, Newt Gingrich explained how, with hot tears, he cried to the Lord for forgiveness and mercy over his indiscretions. Isn't that what God's word requires? ... It is my view that Newt's personal struggles and successes will aid him in being not only a seasoned candidate but possibly one of the finest presidents since Ronald Reagan. I did not say a perfect president, but a strong and fair-minded president.

Ask yourself this question: "If I lived during the time of King David, would I have voted for him as president?"


Twisted Logic of Scripture: His past indiscretions should be forgiven because King David was a great ruler despite sleeping with his servant's wife and having the servant murdered so he could marry her.

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 Newt Gingrich and a lesson from King David
Electronic/World Wide Web>Internet Article:  Youssef, Michael (5/11/2011), Newt Gingrich and a lesson from King David,, Retrieved on 2011-12-09
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    09 DEC 2011

     Scripture Can be Used to Rationalize Anything

    2 Samuel 11:1-13 & > Conclusion > Newt Gingrich is Like King David
    Newt Gingrich cheated on his wife who was dying of cancer, but that's ok to bible-followers because King David did much worse and was a great leader.
    09 DEC 2011

     Evil Deeds Can be Justified Through Scripture

    Newt Gingrich is Like King David > Example/Illustration > Numbers 31: 13-18
    If Newt Gingrich's immoral actions can be defended through scriptural references to King David, then it follows that the genocide of women and children is defensible because Moses did it.