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Feeding the 5,000 today

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As sad as this seems to be, it is actually worse. Today there would be those in the crowd who would be heckling Jesus and accusing him of socialism, pandering to the poor for votes, and questioning both his ethics and his motives.

And the saddest part is that much (if not most) of this criticism would be coming from those claiming to follow him…right wing evangelicals.

the Golden Pig

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I find it frightening that there are far too many who see Trump as a savior. Since the Liar-in-Chief demonstrates his blatant opposition to Christ with every vindictive breath, every statement and every action, this is beyond sad. Dangerous is the word that comes to mind.

Evangelicals like Jerry Falwell, Jr. and Franklin Graham support this lying, greedy, racist, adulterer with the full knowledge of who and what he is. They don’t care. White, Right-wing Evangelicals adore him because #BLOTUS has “blessed” their own bigotry, fear and hatred.

The bottom line is one can worship anyone or anything they desire. But…I do not think that anyone can worship Jesus as Lord and also worship the “golden pig.” The two are mutually exclusive.

 

a rather novel idea

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For all the evangelical right who still have the audacity to support Trump while calling themselves disciples of Christ, this hopefully will show you how far from being faithful followers you really are. Trump’s values are diametrically opposed to the teachings of Jesus Christ.

You can follow one or the other…not both. Your choice is clear as to where your values truly are.

just a reminder…

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How is this possible? The answer is simple. Most of our churches are filled with the same brand of racism, fear, hatred and bigotry as demonstrated by the Liar-In-Chief. What most white evangelicals profess is diametrically opposed to what they actually believe.

Jesus Christ, an undocumented, nonwhite refugee,  would not be welcome in some white evangelical churches…and not allowed in most.

Holy Refugees

"That Makes Us Refugees, Right?" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward

When Mary and Joseph fled to protect the life of their son,  Jesus, they became refugees. Unless I am sadly mistaken that makes Jesus a refugee.

How is it then that so many Evangelical Christians worship a refugee on Sunday, but despise refugees the rest of the week? Am I missing something here? Or, is there a true disconnect with what so many of us profess and what we really believe?