How Divided Are Evangelicals Over Trump? | The Last Word | MSNBC

How Divided Are Evangelicals Over Trump? | The Last Word | MSNBC 1

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  1. My guess is many Evangelicals are pro-Trump, even though he has broken one of the Ten Commandments by committing adultery.

    1. He has broken nearly all of them; additionally the scriptures are filled with condemnation for Trump and these evangelical enablers behavior, it’s nothing new.

    1. Jim Skarw , why did Obama judges not get approved , Because America Resisted ! If there is a Dem Prez and a GOP Senate not a single confirmation should be approved , and any and all Conservatives should stay in Office , and force a court battle for each , and everyone of them to be removed before any give up their positions , and if any are removed Sue the Dem Prez for Treason , and putting this country in danger

    2. I wish the Pope, the Archbishop of Canterbury and other leaders of the major Christian churches would put out an official statement saying that US evangelicals who support Trump and white supremacy are not Christian, and should stop using the name because it makes other actual Christians look bad by association. Real Christians would want nothing to do with the Trump death cult.

    3. Jim Skarw , if the GOP continue to refuse to embrace popular stances they will lose more seats its that simple

      As for Obama his party lost seats for the same reason he did not deliver what he campaigned on , and the Dems went full Corp Puppet

    4. Beachdudeca You use the term “popular “ as if certain stances are overwhelming. I don’t see it. Half believe in God, half don’t. Half believe in big government ( read:socialism), half believe in small government. Half believe everything should be equal, by government intervention, half believe in liberty, that allows us the freedom to succeed or fail, without government intervention. The half I know never look for help to live, rather they make their decisions, for good or bad, and are thankful that they live in a land that ( still allows that-in some countries you’re not allowed to pursue your own interests) allows you those freedoms.

  2. Christianity requires believing without evidence, and to fear and worship authority.
    Hitchens was right when he said it poisons everything.

    1. Renewed 2019
      I’ve read the bible.
      I’ve attended Seminary.
      Reading the bible is the best way to become an atheist.

      Clearly, you haven’t read it.

    2. You speak of that which you know nothing about. That makes you look a fool I’m not saying you are one your just being foolish. NO Christian has even a thought of supporting tRump. All people who THINK or PRETEND to be Christian support tRump. So you see as it is written: the road to destruction is wide an many people will follow it. So don’t be surprised at tRump’s following. This is a trustworthy saying: If anyone aspires to be a leader, he desires a noble task. 2A leader, then, must be above reproach, the husband of but one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach, 3not dependent on wine, not violent but gentle, peaceable, and free of the love of money! True belief in God is the enemy of religion which is what these tRump supporters really are religious just the same as the religious people who crucified Christ. You see your belief in the writings of Hitchens is exactly what you and he criticizes “belief without evidence” where is your proof of what you believe. Dylan can explain it better than I. “fearing that I would become my own enemy in the instant that I speak.” You speak against believing without evidence while you have no evidence of what you believe.

  3. True Christians would never, ever support a “man” like 45*.
    I should know. I used to be one, until I was old enough to think for myself.

    1. @Tony Smith “JESUS CONDEMNS LAWLESSNESS” then why do Christian’s follow and support Trump? Your hypocrisy is screaming loud. Even the deaf can hear you!

  4. In Trump’s Christmas message to the nation, he called for a culture of unity, deeper undertanding, and respect. About 3 hours later, he was back on twitter calling people names, telling blatant lies, using divisive and derogatory language, and basically lashing out in every direction like a deranged lunatic.

    Well….at least he “tried.” 😔

    1. tRump supporters are an enemy of God. This is a trustworthy saying: If anyone aspires to be a leader, he desires a noble task. 2A leader, then, must be above reproach, the husband of but one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach, 3not dependent on wine, not violent but gentle, peaceable, and free of the love of money!

    2. Trump didn’t write that message though, one of his bootlickers did it for him; God only knows what they had to sedate him with to keep him from rage tweeting.

    1. @Tony Smith 2 Timothy 4:4, KJV: “And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.” Tony, I don’t understand why you call this TDS (Trump Derangement Syndrome, I presume). This is exactly referring to what Trump followers are doing by believing the fiction that he’s feeding them.

    2. @B.J Cameron isn’t he still waiting for house approval on his trade deals? Green cards are still being issued as easily as before, you obviously don’t understand why they are issued, it is not any harder to get a visa, we have theme parks like Disneyland and Disney World, world class museums like the Smithsonian, resorts and state parks and cities like Las Vegas, New York, San Francisco, Atlantic City, New Orleans and Honolulu, not to mention world class golf courses and sports facilities that millions of people travel to year round, a vacation visa is just as easy to get now as it ever was. And the stupid wall…do your kind ever do any research before you spout nonsense? He hasn’t built any new wall. All the hype is about repaired and reinforced EXISTING sections. And while we’re at it I bet you believe he’s donating his presidential salary and that makes him some kind of special generous guy, what I bet you haven’t paid attention to, is how much he is spending of taxpayer money for his golf outings $118 million or approximately $39 million a year, the equivalent of 99 years worth of presidential salaries or for his 3 years 298 years worth of his salary, which by the way goes directly into his pocket since it’s paid to his resorts. Maybe you’d like to just hand over your paycheck to keep supporting him. Personally I would like my taxes to go to those “socialist” programs like public schools and college, police and fire departments, or public roads and transportation among other things. You kind are so busy watching the little red ball he’s waving in your face you don’t even notice that his other hand is robbing you blind. It’s cheap carnival trick used on gullible people to make you think the shiny object is the prize, and your kind fall for it every time. Merry Impeachment and a Happy BLUE New Year!

    1. @Nancy Mesek True : God of the bible is NOT pro-life, he advocates child murder, infanticide, child abuse and abortion. As for one Numbers 5;11-21 As for bitter water :the priest shall write these curses in a scroll, and he shall blot them out into the water of bitterness. 24 And he shall make the woman drink the water of bitterness that causeth the curse; and the water that causeth the curse shall enter into her and become bitter.= abortion! ->water that causeth the curse shall go into thy bowels, and make thy belly to swell, and thy thigh to fall away’; and the woman shall say: ‘Amen, Amen.

  5. Seems to be more about power than faith. “Scribes, Pharisees, Hypocrites”. To quote the one that matters to those that profess allegiance to him.

  6. Evangelicals are phonies. They yell praise God while supporting a guy that says he’s never asked God for forgiveness. How can you be a Christian if you never asked God to forgive you your sins? It’s impossible. A guy that couldn’t quote a single bible verse to save his life. A guy that makes fun of disabled and dead people. A egotistical narcissistic disrespectful lying adulterous homophobic racist trouble maker.

    1. If someone who is three feet tall tells you he is a starter on an NBA team you wouldn’t believe him. Why do you believe people who are hateful when they tell you they are Christian????tRump supporters are an enemy of God. This is a trustworthy saying: If anyone aspires to be a leader, he desires a noble task. 2A leader, then, must be above reproach, the husband of but one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach, 3not dependent on wine, not violent but gentle, peaceable, and free of the love of money!

  7. Don’t listen to the polls, there is more support for this garbage than they’re telling the pollsters; they’re afraid to admit it. This country is more wicked than you think.

    1. There are two types of White America. One that won the civil war, the other lost it. One that believes in the American flag, the other believes in the Confederate flag. One that believes in equal rights, the other doesn’t. One that believes in the constitution, the other believes in Trump. One that believes Christ’s teachings, the other pretends to. One that loves, the other that hates. Which White American are you?

  8. THE EVANGELICALS ARE SOME OF THE MOST MORALLY BROKEN THEY REWRITE THE WORD OF GOD TO SUIT THEIR NEED FOR FORGIVENESS FOR THEIR EVIL ACT

    1. big jabaz Power & Money, no Christianity here you need to look elsewhere, just old fashioned snake oil salesmen

    1. An authentic follower of Christ knows and believes this…… This is a trustworthy saying: If anyone aspires to be a leader, he desires a noble task. 2A leader, then, must be above reproach, the husband of but one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach, 3not dependent on wine, not violent but gentle, peaceable, and free of the love of money!

  9. We must demand separation of church and state to uphold our U.S. Constitution or it will be worthless ! .

  10. Evangelicals are so far from Christianity they have no way of return. Whackos who feed of ignorance and sadly people still buy it 🙁

    1. Just as it was in Jesus day when the religious crucified Him. As it is written…..”there is nothing new under the sun.”

  11. I believe the bible refers to Satan as the father of lies, I am not saying that Trump is Satan but the Evangelicals are selling there souls at the cost of democracy

  12. The right wing Christian fundamentalist Taliban of America will have to live with their alliance with the Dark Side of Trump and his administration and their uncountable crimes against humanity and decency…

    1. This is what Christians believe so when someone supports tRump they go against God and prove beyond any doubt they are not Christian and don’t spread the Christian faith (evangelical) they spread death and destruction and are an enemy of God and America. This is a trustworthy saying: If anyone aspires to be a leader, he desires a noble task. 2A leader, then, must be above reproach, the husband of but one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach, 3not dependent on wine, not violent but gentle, peaceable, and free of the love of money!

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