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(1,032 posts)
Wed Jun 19, 2024, 02:20 PM Jun 19

No surprise - but very disturbing: What's omitted from Djt's "bible":

Djt-endorsed 'bible' missing amendment abolishing slavery... and others...

'MeidasTouch notes that not included are any of the constitutional amendments after the first ten that make up the Bill of Rights — 17 of them.

Awkwardly (or disturbingly), missing from the text are the amendments abolishing slavery (Party of Lincoln, anyone?) and granting women and Black people the right to vote. Also missing are the amendments setting up the Electoral College, limiting presidents to two terms, and lowering the voting age to 18.'

(From Oliver O'Connell, The Independent,19 June 2024)

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(7,679 posts)
6. He's rebutted the Beatitudes.
Wed Jun 19, 2024, 03:43 PM
Jun 19
President Donald Trump, at the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, delivered a warning to his political opponents on the heels of his acquittal in the Senate's impeachment trial.
"So many people have been hurt, and we can't let that go on," Trump said at the bipartisan religious gathering.
Trump's opening remarks appeared to single out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who was sitting just a few feet away from him, as well as Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah.


Dark n Stormy Knight

(9,855 posts)
2. Yet RWers worship the iDJT.
Wed Jun 19, 2024, 02:36 PM
Jun 19

I guess they're left with 9 comnandments, at most. Strike the "no other gods" bit.

Of course, they long ago ignored "thou shalt not kill," lie, etc.

RW Jesus is made in their own image. They despise traditional Jesus with a passion.


(51,794 posts)
4. Charge the bastard with false advertising. He says it contains
Wed Jun 19, 2024, 03:20 PM
Jun 19

a copy of the Constitution, but the amendments are a part of it.


(2,078 posts)
12. Their antichrist (and his zealots) co-opt the Bible and Christianity like they do the flag
Wed Jun 19, 2024, 04:38 PM
Jun 19

to serve the purpose of hate, racism, cruelly, and bigotry. They literally have fkng NAZIS marching through the streets of America. Yet SOME voters claim they're "undecided."

It's a fkng DISGRACE.


(15,651 posts)
16. I want to know how they get around Matthew
Wed Jun 19, 2024, 05:10 PM
Jun 19
23 Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples: 2 “The teachers of the law and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat. 3 So you must be careful to do everything they tell you. But do not do what they do, for they do not practice what they preach. 4 They tie up heavy, cumbersome loads and put them on other people’s shoulders, but they themselves are not willing to lift a finger to move them.

5 “Everything they do is done for people to see: They make their phylacteries[a] wide and the tassels on their garments long; 6 they love the place of honor at banquets and the most important seats in the synagogues; 7 they love to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces and to be called ‘Rabbi’ by others.

8 “But you are not to be called ‘Rabbi,’ for you have one Teacher, and you are all brothers. 9 And do not call anyone on earth ‘father,’ for you have one Father, and he is in heaven. 10 Nor are you to be called instructors, for you have one Instructor, the Messiah. 11 The greatest among you will be your servant. 12 For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.

Seven Woes on the Teachers of the Law and the Pharisees
13 “Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You shut the door of the kingdom of heaven in people’s faces. You yourselves do not enter, nor will you let those enter who are trying to. [14]

15 “Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You travel over land and sea to win a single convert, and when you have succeeded, you make them twice as much a child of hell as you are.

16 “Woe to you, blind guides! You say, ‘If anyone swears by the temple, it means nothing; but anyone who swears by the gold of the temple is bound by that oath.’ 17 You blind fools! Which is greater: the gold, or the temple that makes the gold sacred? 18 You also say, ‘If anyone swears by the altar, it means nothing; but anyone who swears by the gift on the altar is bound by that oath.’ 19 You blind men! Which is greater: the gift, or the altar that makes the gift sacred? 20 Therefore, anyone who swears by the altar swears by it and by everything on it. 21 And anyone who swears by the temple swears by it and by the one who dwells in it. 22 And anyone who swears by heaven swears by God’s throne and by the one who sits on it.

23 “Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You give a tenth of your spices—mint, dill and cumin. But you have neglected the more important matters of the law—justice, mercy and faithfulness. You should have practiced the latter, without neglecting the former. 24 You blind guides! You strain out a gnat but swallow a camel.

25 “Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You clean the outside of the cup and dish, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence. 26 Blind Pharisee! First clean the inside of the cup and dish, and then the outside also will be clean.

27 “Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You are like whitewashed tombs, which look beautiful on the outside but on the inside are full of the bones of the dead and everything unclean. 28 In the same way, on the outside you appear to people as righteous but on the inside you are full of hypocrisy and wickedness.

29 “Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You build tombs for the prophets and decorate the graves of the righteous. 30 And you say, ‘If we had lived in the days of our ancestors, we would not have taken part with them in shedding the blood of the prophets.’ 31 So you testify against yourselves that you are the descendants of those who murdered the prophets. 32 Go ahead, then, and complete what your ancestors started!

33 “You snakes! You brood of vipers! How will you escape being condemned to hell? 34 Therefore I am sending you prophets and sages and teachers. Some of them you will kill and crucify; others you will flog in your synagogues and pursue from town to town. 35 And so upon you will come all the righteous blood that has been shed on earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah son of Berekiah, whom you murdered between the temple and the altar. 36 Truly I tell you, all this will come on this generation.


(22,828 posts)
18. In all the Bibles I ever owned there was never a U.S. Constitution in any of them
Wed Jun 19, 2024, 06:08 PM
Jun 19

so all of the Constitution was omitted.

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