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lees1975

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13. And they completely miss the point where Jesus turns all of that Old Testament violence around.
Tue Nov 28, 2023, 12:30 AM
Nov 2023

Last edited Tue Nov 28, 2023, 02:59 PM - Edit history (1)

In Matthew 5:17, he claims to be the fulfillment of the law and prophets, which effectively ends theocracy and the old covenant.

His Sermon on the Mount starts with the characteristics found in the Beatitudes. Where among those words do you find anything descriptive of the Chrstian fascists who surround and support Trump?

All through this narrative, which is actually a cumulative record of his preaching, he turns the old covenant around by saying, "You have heard that is was said...but I say unto you...

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.

If anyone says "I love God," but hates his brother, he is a liar. for he who does not love his brother, whom he has seen, cannot love God, whom he has ot seen. And this commandment we have from God. Whoever loves God must also love his brother.

And so on.........

He got crucified for that.

Whatever you want to call it, Trumpism, American Fascism, Christofascism, Christian Nationalism, does not, in any of its attributes or positions, exhibit one grain of any virtue or character of true Christianity. So Christians have no business whatsoever being loyal to, supporting or voting for Trump. That is, by Biblical definition, apostasy.

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