Millions Of Americans Believe God Made Trump President

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If God would only want a Republican president and Donald Trump won the primary, Trump had to be God's chosen candidate.

In his newly released book “God and Donald Trump", leading Pentecostal figure Stephen Strang lays out just how strongly certain Americans believe Donald Trump was ordained by God to be President of the United States.

Convinced by the likes of Paula White, Darrell Scott, Franklin Graham and Robert Jeffress that Trump was chosen by God to lead the U.S. back to greatness, millions of Americans rallied and marched, fasted and prayed, with the goal of winning Trump the presidency they believed he so richly deserved.

They were drawn to Trump, and he to them, because of their embrace of the prosperity gospel. Also sometimes referred to as “health and wealth” theology, this belief holds that God rewards faith with good health and financial success.
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Other religious conservatives, Strang argues, supported Trump in 2016 for reasons familiar to any Fox News viewer: a fear of globalism, the deep state, George Soros the former Nazi collaborator, wide-scale election fraud. They liked Trump because he said he liked them, told them they were persecuted, and vowed to stand up for them. He said he would bring back “Merry Christmas.” He told them they were important.

The conservative Christian community so thoroughly demonized anyone left of center-right that Hillary Clinton as president would have spelled the end for America for many people.

“Millions of Americans,” declared Jeffress at a July 2017 event his First Baptist Church of Dallas sponsored in Washington, D.C., “believe the election of President Trump represented God giving us another chance—perhaps our last chance to truly make America great again.”

And those millions of Americans went right to work:

Cindy Jacobs, cofounder of the Reformation Prayer Network, organized 10,000 charismatics to “prayer walk” seven key states for Trump, asking God to move the hearts of voters in those states and to bless their work.

Another network called As One led 40-day prayer walks—40 days being a significant time period in the Bible—and cast their efforts as part of a spiritual battle against the forces of evil seen on the secular left and the candidacy of Hillary Clinton.

In the end, there is much evidence to suggest that Trump was the antidote to the secular left not because he was especially qualified or conspicuously religious, as one might assume Evangelicals would seek in a leader, but rather it was the simple fact that he had won the primary.

God would only want a Republican president, so Donald Trump must have been God's choice.

Regardless, Strang seems to show his hand, and in doing so the hand of the conservative Christian community, in recounting his thoughts on the night of Trump's victory:

“It was as if God had answered our prayers and the impossible had happened,” he writes. “We had a new president, one we believed God had raised up for a time such as this.”

“And perhaps best of all,” he continued, “we each thanked God in our own way that Hillary Clinton was not going to be the next commander in chief.”

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Loubro2
Loubro2

The whole idea of a god putting tRump in the White Houses is ridiculous religious BS. .

WordsmithIL
WordsmithIL

Gary Markle, your thoughts on the obscene amount of money promoting the "Christian" takeover of our government?

WordsmithIL
WordsmithIL

Gary Markle, you must somehow be in my head. Your well written response mirrors my thoughts exactly.

Gary Markle
Gary Markle

~ The Separation Of Church And Hate:

There is a good reason why Church and State must always remain separate. Let’s get something straight, right from the start: A theocratic state is not a free state, and never will be. I’m sure it was never Jesus’ intention nor was it His will that anyone should be dominated in His name, the name of Christ. That is the will of men. To be accurate, the concept in itself is anti-Christian. You can only follow Christ by choice, not by legislation.

It seems some people are more intent on casting stones at perceived sinners than propagating the love of Christ. ~ “Above all else, I command you love one another”. ~ This was the message that Jesus preached, and as far as I can see, the worth of a soul will only be measured as such. But I can assure you of one thing, when your time of judgment comes, you won’t be asked to recite scripture, but rather, if anything, the question will be: Did you get the message and live by it?

For all of you people out there on the religious right, you should try to remember that looking for sins to condemn, and people to persecute in the name of God, is simply Satan’s way of keeping you from seeing what is good and praiseworthy. It’s Satan’s favorite means of deceit; getting people to hate and kill each other in the name of God and Christ Jesus. Twisting scripture to incite hatred and division.

Understand this; that by doing so, you are defaming the name of Christ, associating Jesus with bigotry and hate. Jesus was never cursed with these feelings, these sins that you commit in His name. It’s widely agreed that He rose above it all, and to use His name for the justification of spreading contempt and hatred for anyone is true heresy. It isn’t Pro-Christ by any means, but clearly Anti-Christ.


~ It doesn't really seem to matter at this point whether you believe in God and Christ or not. What we have are Anti-Christians, the antithesis of the persona Jesus, and they are attempting, through legislation, to declare America to be a theocratic state and nation, legitimizing discrimination under the false guise of "religious freedom". If you're not one of the "chosen" you're fair game for persecution, oppression and abuse. It’s a perfect "us" and "them" scenario. If you express opposing views to the “Order” or you're a non-believer, or in any way perceived as a “sinner”, they'll be coming for you.

~ Anti-Christians ~ The scriptures flow as sweet as honey from their lips, seducing and robbing in the name of God. These are the ones Jesus spoke of that would come in the End Times and deceive many in His name. Anti-Christians: You will know them by their bigotry, their hatred, and their contempt for “others”.

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