Think Progress Embraces Creationism; Atheists Hardest Hit

May 23, 2014 - 11:24 AM

Bearing false witness to Pope Francis' recent lesson on the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit, Think Progress has twisted his words to fit their upside down thinking. In doing so, Think Progress has actually endorsed Creationism, the long-held traditional Biblical view that God created man and earth and all of nature.

Giddy with supposed self-righteousness, Jack Jenkins of Think Progress posted, "Pope Francis Makes Biblical Case For Addressing Climate Change: 'If We Destroy Creation, Creation Will Destroy Us'", with as much dishonest parsing of the Pope's words as Satan used against Jesus about Scripture in the desert.

Jenkins called the words of the Pope, "environmentalist theology" which is accurate, however, if you read the entire text of the Popes' address, you find he is talking to destroyers of God's creation - ALL of God's creation, with an emphasis on the culture of death that is the hallmark of progressive "sacramental" rights.

Jenkins writes:

Pope Francis made the religious case for tackling climate change on Wednesday, calling on his fellow Christians to become "Custodians of Creation" and issuing a dire warning about the potentially catastrophic effects of global climate change.

Speaking to a massive crowd in Rome, the first Argentinian pope delivered a short address in which he argued that respect for the "beauty of nature and the grandeur of the cosmos" is a Christian value, noting that failure to care for the planet risks apocalyptic consequences.

"Safeguard Creation," he said. "Because if we destroy Creation, Creation will destroy us! Never forget this!"

Abortion destroys Creation in the womb, and its acceptance, culturally, is much of the cause of our nation's spiritual demise.  Abortion is destroying us, but Think Progress, an oxymoronic website for a death culture movement, endorses that destruction.

Pope Francis made no mention of global climate change in his Wednesday audience, but simply expressed the beauty and goodness of God's creation, and how our connection to every creature compels us to protect life.  The Pope spoke of the Holy Spirit, who, with God the Father and Son, make up the Holy Trinity, and specifically references the creation of life between man and woman. His words:

Pope Francis: ...and when God finished creating man, He didn't say that "it was good", He said that it is "very good!", He draws us close to Him. And in God's eyes we are the greatest, the most beautiful, the best things about Creation..."But father the Angels? No the Angels are beneath us! We are more than the Angels! We heard it in the Book of the Psalms! God really loves us! We have to thank him for this!

The gift of knowledge places us in profound harmony with the Creator and allows us to participate in the brightness of His gaze and His judgment. And it is in this perspective that we can grasp in man and woman the summit of Creation, as the fulfillment of a plan of love that is imprinted in each of us and that makes us recognize each other as brothers and sisters.

When the leftists tell us that we are destroying nature, yet they do not see humans as the best part of nature, their agenda and lies begin to show.

We use nature's gifts to better the lives of man.  The plastics used in neonatal care are made from nature's petroleum, and the smart phone that connects you to the world uses tin, gold and copper.  Yet, try to destroy copper, gold, or water for that matter.  Conservation is a proper and good practice, but to suggest that government can change the climate is the biggest lie imaginable, and Think Progress actually abuses the Pope to deliver it.

Reading the short address called to mind a hymn of the wondrous power of God, and terrific beauty of his creation.

How Great Thou Art

O Lord my God, when I in awesome wonder
Consider all the *worlds thy hands have made,
I see the stars, I hear the *rolling thunder,
Thy power throughout the universe displayed:

Refrain

Then sings my soul, my Savior God, to thee:
How great thou art! How great thou art!
Then sings my soul, my Savior God, to thee:
How great thou art! How great thou art!

When through the woods and forest glades I wander
And hear the birds sing sweetly in the trees,
When I look down from lofty mountain grandeur,
And hear the brook and feel the gentle breeze:

The Pope talks about how we, as children of God, are to be good custodians of Creation.  Think Progress jumped and grabbed at nature outside of human beings, when it is clear that Francis is speaking not just of plant life, but specifically, of human life.

Pope Francis: At the same time, however, the gift of knowledge helps us to avoid falling prey to excessive or incorrect attitudes. The first lies in the risk of considering ourselves masters of Creation.

To be a master of Creation, one has to believe they are controlling what God made, and only God can do that.  So really, what Think Progress has done is show, once again, that they put themselves as God, and think they can control His earth.

The Pope's final words of the address are, "This should give us pause for thought and we should ask the Holy Spirit for the gift of knowledge that Creation is a gift from God, a gift for the best thing He created which is the human person..."

This rewriting of nearly everything our Pope has to say by progressives is constant, and to react to him, based on reading only the headlines and their version of what the Pope said and meant, is irresponsible.  Think Progress took a terrific message, delivered by the Pope, and accepted by those in good faith, and turned it into a partisan lie in order to hide its own desire to defy God and His Creation, and become sinful masters of nature.

It's really quite a sickening thing the left is doing to make the American people believe that the Pope endorses their atheistic ideology.