The Name of Jesus Strikes Fear and Guilt in the Pennsylvania Legislature because of Their Sin
HARRISBURG, Pa. — A lawmaker in Pennsylvania who is also a pastor’s wife is being criticized for repeatedly praying in the name of Jesus prior to the swearing-in of an Islamic legislator, while a Quran reading presented the following day by a Muslim lawmaker received applause in the legislative chambers. Rep. Stephanie Borowicz, R-Clinton County, provided the day’s invocation on Monday, declaring the name of Jesus and Scripture numerous times.
“Jesus, I thank you for this privilege, Lord, of letting me pray,” she began. “That I, Jesus, am your ambassador here today, standing here representing You, the King of kings, the Lord of lords, the great I Am, the One who is coming back again, the One who came, died and rose again on the third day.”
“God, forgive us. Jesus, we’ve lost sight of You,” she then lamented. “We’ve forgotten You, God, and our country, and we’re asking You to forgive us, Jesus. Your promise in Your word says that if My people, who are called by My name, will humble themselves and pray and seek [My] face, and turn from their wicked ways, that You will heal our land.”
“We ask that we not be overcome by evil, but that we overcome evil with good in this land once again,” she continued, referring to Romans 12:21. “I claim all these things in the powerful, mighty name of Jesus—the One who, at the name of Jesus, every knee will bow and every tongue will confess, Jesus, that You are Lord. In Jesus name, amen.”
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- God declares all mankind sinners and we all fall short of Glory of God. Romans 3:23
- The payment for our sin is death. Romans 6:23
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