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- Sep 28, 2018
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- Walker County, TX
I disagree with your version of God and money because of Christ's parable of the widow's mite being greater than conspicuous consumers giving millions they can spare without giving up a most cushy life.Trump has shown some amazing things about religion in America and particularly Evangelicals when it comes to political power. You would think Trump Christ-like. But I fail to remember Christ being in favor of caging children or breaking up families. Did I miss that? Two pieces below help, it isn't about being religious, is it? What then of religion? Has it lost its holiness, its goodness.
'How the evangelical movement became Trump's "bitch" — and yes, I know what that word signifies'
'As an evangelical myself, I can see how far the movement has sunk — even to betraying its own ideal of masculinity'
As an evangelical myself, I can see how far the movement has sunk — even to betraying its own ideal of masculinitywww.salon.com
"His most notable advice for interacting with half the human population is "grab 'em by the pussy". Who could have predicted such an alliance?"
Climate too. Why not pray away hurricanes floods and fires, poverty too while they are at it. Interesting how the mixture of politics and religion accomplishes so little good.
'Faith and politics mix to drive evangelical Christians’ climate change denial'
Few white evangelicals in the U.S. say they believe in human-made climate change. This strand of science denial seems to have as much to do with conservative politics as the Bible's teachings.theconversation.com
'Climate science denial may stem more from politics than religion'
'Social scientist Dan Kahan rejects the idea of an automatic link between religiosity and any anti-science bias. He argues that religiosity only incidentally tracks science denial because some scientific findings have become “culturally antagonistic” to some identity groups.'
"No one can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and Money." Matthew 6:24
Also, the only difference between a Christian and a non-believer is that the believer in Christ is forgiven. It's that simple. Yes, believers make terrible errors in judgment, but when they take their regrets to God in their prescribed closet of prayer, the world does not understand unless they are looking at the Kingdom's goal of reconciliation.
Everything I said has a scriptural foundation in words spoken by our Lord Jesus.
Throughout the Old and new testaments, the people who loved God the most came from not only humble beginnings, but when they fought it out with their own errors and sins, they received high praises from God and man.
The reason Trump wins so much is because he set all his wealth on the back burner, works for no fee, and does the right thing against a party that would inflict atheism on the American founders who, while ever so human, asked for the good Lord's help at Valley Forge, in every colony, and often picked themselves up, dusted themselves off, and reprayed for God's help with sincerity and humility expressed frequently as the Lord's prayer that requires to forgive each other as we would like to be forgiven, ie to forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors. Ouch! If I do say so.