Clinton, Kaine Cite Scripture in Concession Speeches

clinton-concession-compressedNEW YORK — In conceding the presidential race on Wednesday, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton cited Scripture, as did her running mate Tim Kaine.

Kaine, a Roman Catholic, referred to Matthew 7:20 in comparing Christ’s parable about those who come into the Kingdom later than others to those who joined Clinton’s campaign efforts in the tail end of the push.

“There’s a beautiful and kind of comical parable in the New Testament about a vineyard owner who hires people to work and says, ‘And I’m going to pay you this for a full day,”‘ Kaine stated. “Then he hires people at noon—‘I’m going to pay you the same thing for the half day.’ Then he hires people one hour before and—‘I’m going to pay you the same.’ And those who started early in the day say, ‘Hold on. We don’t like this. That you’re treating everybody who came late just as well as you’re treating us.'”

“I’m going to tell you something, here’s what I’ve come to know so well about Hillary,” he continued. “The team that she has assembled over the years of people that are so deeply loyal to her because she’s so deeply loyal to them is inspiring. But I’ve seen that same degree of loyalty and compassion and sensitivity extended to the most recent folks who have joined the team. The folks who came to the vineyard with just one hour to go.”

Kaine became teary-eyed at times as Clinton conceded the race to billionaire business mogul Donald Trump.

“I am sorry that we did to win this election for the values we share and the vision we hold for our country,” Clinton said. “I know how disappointed you feel because I feel it, too. This is painful and it will be for a long time.”

“Donald Trump is going to be our president. We owe him an open mind and a chance to lead,” she continued. “Our constitutional democracy enshrines the peaceful transfer of power. And we don’t just respect that, we cherish it.”

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Clinton, who identifies as a Methodist, cited Galatians 6:9, which the Apostle Paul had written to encourage the people of Galatia to continue doing what is right in the sight of God. Clinton used the verse to exhort her supporters to “have faith in each other.”

“You know, Scripture tells us, ‘Let us not go weary in doing good for in due season, we shall reap if we do not lose heart.’ So my friends, let us have faith in each other. Let us not grow weary; let us not lose heart,” she said. “For there are more seasons to come and there is more work to do.”

Clinton and Kaine had been rejected by a number of evangelicals as Clinton is a staunch supporter of abortion, including late-term abortion, as well as same-sex “marriage.” Kaine had said that while he has personal beliefs about the issues as a Roman Catholic, he felt he should still give people their “rights” to do as they choose and would back Clinton in her efforts despite his opinions.


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  • Robert

    Of course we know the vinyard owner iis jesus heaven with him is the unfeserved pay the work is the telling of the gospel full and free salvation for all be cause of what jesus had done

    • Amos Moses

      Amen ….

  • Charles

    Satan quoted Scripture too…

    • TheBottomline4This

      Exactly!!!!!

    • ConCern

      But Trump did not…and did not even give thanks to God for the victory during his victory speech. go figure that.

  • Rick

    If Hillary’s work is evaluated in the Vineyard, she will be severely punished for being unfaithful as a worker. Her godless views on abortion, open lewd homosexuality and deceptive practices reveal a dark, sinister underbelly that reflects an anti-christian sentiment.

  • Allan Trenholme

    I’m just curious, in which way is the Democratic party policies
    Christ like?

    • Amos Moses

      Here is the list:
      1.
      2.
      3.
      4.
      etc ………….

      • meamsane

        Hilarious!!

      • TwoRutRoad

        Isn’t that the list of the proof of a god?

        • Amos Moses

          we could list the “proof” of God …… but it would be deleted because it would be too long …… but if you want the short version of the proof ….. it is in your mirror …..

          • TwoRutRoad

            Oh, Amos! When will you learn that flattery will get you nowhere! 😀
            Sorry…I couldn’t resist.

            What I see in the mirror is an animal made of the stuff of the universe, just like the rocks, rivers, trees, squirrels, toads, dragon flies, turtles and all other things. My bits and pieces will return to the universe when I die. I will gladly give back what I have taken.

      • Allan Trenholme

        Exactly… none of them are.

  • meamsane

    Liberals selectively will quote scripture, but mostly out of context.

    • hytre64✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

      Even the devil can quote scripture.

  • michael louwe

    The parable of the vineyard owner at MATT.20 referred to the difference between the Jews n Gentiles “working” to keep Moses Law and ending up with the same reward of everlasting life in the kingdom of heaven/God.

    From the time of Moses till the 1st Advent of the Lord Jesus Christ to earth, the Jews had labored to keep Moses Law for about 1,500 years. After most of the Jews had rejected Jesus as their Christ/Messiah, God invited the Gentiles to “feast” on His gospel of salvation(ACTS.9:15).
    ……. Without much laboring under Moses Law, the Gentiles who accepted Christ were also rewarded with eternal life, the same reward as the Jews who accepted Christ.

    Nevertheless, at ACTS.15:24-29, God exempted Gentile Christians from any law of Moses which is a burden, eg circumcision n kosher foods. They were still required to keep any law of Moses which is not a burden, eg the Ten Commandments at EXO.20 n DEUT.18:9-14.
    ……. In comparison, God required Jewish Christians to continue to keep most of Moses Law, as many as possible, bc it was not a burden to them. Even the Jews in USA today could only keep some of the 613 laws of Moses.

    Be warned by REV.22:12-15 about the need for Christians to keep the commandments/laws/Word of God, either fully or partially, in order to not risk losing one’s salvation, eg when one is suffering for one’s sins/evil-deeds/law-breaking, then curses God/Jesus n dies, like the wife of Job.

  • Steven

    I wonder if this is in reaction to all the cultist behavior being leveled towards her and her entourage?

    • Guest✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

      Exactly! She’s trying to cover up.

  • Grace Kim Kwon

    American Democrats blaspheme God and kill unborn human babies and force sexual immorality to enslave mankind by installing falsehood. No true Christian can stay liberal this century because liberalism is Anti-christian. True Christians live out the glory of God, His holiness, and the protection of every innocent life. ( 1 John ch.1-5)

  • Amos Moses

    “Lock Her Up”: NYSE Floor Traders Boo, Shout During Hillary Concession Speech

    at Zero Hedge ……

  • Guest✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

    Why aren’t Christian publications giving more coverage to “Spirit Cooking” and Hillary’s association with satanism and Marina Abramovich? It’s all in wikileaks.

  • TheBottomline4This

    It’s been a great couple of days knowing Hillary isn’t going to ever be President!!! 🙂

    • Amos Moses

      Raw Votes ………… and as far as i know this is accurate ……. but if you have different …. put it up ……

      Hillary …. 60,122,876 ……. 228 electoral votes ……
      Trump …. 59,821,874 ……. 279 electoral votes ….

      i was in a restaurant this afternoon …… the conversation at the table near us …. words to the effect ….. “i hope the electoral college does the right thing” …… and they were for HRC ……. hate to be the wet blanket ….. HRCs “concession” to the contrary …… this is not over yet …..

      On Drudge …….. as of this writting ……….

      BLACK MOB VICIOUSLY BEATS WHITE TRUMP VOTER…
      ‘You gonna pay for that sh’…
      Protests turn violent…
      ‘People have to die’…
      TWITTER Erupts With Assassination Threats…
      FAA Implements No-Fly Zone Over Trump Tower…
      Rioters Vandalize Monuments: ‘Die Whites Die’…
      Students stage mass walkout in San Fran…

      we are watching a complete divide in worldview and the opposition is going …. IS USING …. VIOLENCE ……….. this is not over ……………..

    • Amos Moses

      1 MILLION SIGN PETITION TO ‘MAKE HILLARY PRESIDENT’
      Urge Electoral College to select winner of popular vote ……….

  • hytre64✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

    Mrs. Clinton quoted scripture – “You know, Scripture tells us, ‘Let us not go weary in doing good for in due season, we shall reap if we do not lose heart.’

    Does she not also Gal 6:7 & 10 7 “Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, this he will also reap… So then, while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of the faith.”

  • Janice Archer Weaver

    When it suits her, like church!

  • Amos Moses

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    November 9, 2016
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  • Musky

    You’d think at this point they’d just drop the whole pretense of being Christians. Who was their target audience for the quote? Did they think they were planting some seed in the minds of Christian, so that in 4 years we’ll revolt against DT and say “Gee whiz, we need that nice sweet Christian lady, Hillary – save us, Hillary!”

  • Amos Moses

    Police Calm Millennial Protesters By Handing Out Participation Trophies
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  • Nidalap

    Oh dear! Wait…where are all the Church and State separation protesters?
    Ah, I see. It’s like brandishing a cross at the head vampire in the original Fright Night movie.
    You gotta have faith for that to work…

  • Amos Moses

    1 MILLION SIGN PETITION TO ‘MAKE HILLARY PRESIDENT’
    Urge Electoral College to select winner of popular vote

  • Amos Moses

    ‘NATIONWIDE SHUT DOWN’ PLANNED FOR INAUGURATION DAY
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