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Pence keeps faith, seeks reward

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Former Vice President Mike Pence, who makes Christian faith the core of his public image, appears unlikely to reap much temporal reward for honoring his sacred constitutional oath while a hellbent mob aligned with his boss threatened to kill him.

Pence counsel Greg Jacob last week movingly told the congressional committee probing the Jan. 6 insurrection that while joining his boss in a secure location during the riot, he took out his Bible and turned to the Book of Daniel.

In Chapter 6, as Jacob testified, the prophet “Daniel has become the second in command of Babylon, a pagan nation that he completely faithfully serves. He refuses an order from the king that he cannot follow, and he does his duty — consistent with his oath to God. And I felt that that’s what had played out that day.”

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