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Nancy Pelosi Keeps Quoting Her Favorite Bible Verse. The Mystery: It’s Not Actually in the Bible.

posted on February 5, 2019

Slate‘s Ruth Graham writes that Nancy Pelosi is mistaken about the origins of one of her favorite pieces of biblical wisdom, which is not actually n the Bible. Pelosi’s latest use of the quote came this past week, when she was addressing presidents of Christian colleges in Washington: “To minister to the needs of God’s creation is an act of worship. To ignore those needs is to dishonor the God who made us.” Graham writes, “Between 2002 and 2018, the quote appears 12 times in the Congressional Record, with Pelosi responsible for all but one of the entries.”

Read at Slate