Racial Tensions Coming to Churches in America

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Several days ago I dreamed I was in a large cathedral church with classic pews and stain glass windows. There were two sets of pews, one on the right and one on the left with a large aisle in the middle. I was sitting in the pews to the right. Directly behind me were old, conservative Americans.

I heard a commotion behind me, so I turned around to see what was going on. I saw a large group of young, Black Americans coming from the pews on the left side and standing in the center aisle. They were like a flash mob aggressively yelling at the church members while the members sat in the pews on the right side. The young people grew angrier and angrier as they drew closer and closer to an older lady with white hair; screaming in her face. I was concerned for her physical safety, so I turned around in the pew and jumped onto her as if to shield her with my body. Then I locked eyes with a black young man and I yelled, “Michael!!” as if I was a parent scolding my child. He immediately froze and stared at me as he heard my corrective tone.

Just then, I saw Donald Trump in the back balcony of the church standing firm and leaning toward the people watching what was going on. He peacefully said the meeting was canceled and everyone was escorted out of the pews one row at a time by a police officer. Then I woke up.

Interpretation:

When I had this dream, I had no idea what kind of commotion was going on in the political arena. When I woke up, I immediately considered the dream and wondered who “Michael” was. The boy I locked eyes with was a young, 21-year old delinquent I met one day several months ago, but that boy’s name is Chris. I thought, why would I call him Michael if I knew his name was Chris? Then I immediately realized, the dream was referring to Michael Brown and the ‘Black Lives Matters’ movement. I was calling out for the loving correction of this movement as a Black American mother. I also understood that this movement would overflow into the churches during the 2016 political year.

I found it interesting that Donald Trump of all people was in the dream looking over the balcony. Perhaps he has something to do with the stirring of their anger, yet he was calling for peace in the dream.

I didn’t plan to share this dream, however I realized it is starting happen in churches all over America. I believe the Lord is releasing authority to correct the behavior of those who are disgruntled over political issues in our churches. Regardless of everyone’s personal view on politics or social issues, leaders don’t have to tolerate people attacking others in the church. We are called to protect the innocent and stand up for that which is just and true.

Denika Alston

Author: Denika Alston

Denika and her husband, Adonis, are community leaders and pastors of Elijah House Atlanta in Lawrenceville, GA (www.elijahhouseatlanta.com). Denika is an educator and author of an upcoming children’s novel, It’s not a Fairytale. She is also founder of “Ready Now”, a ministry to local churches and communities in Metro Atlanta, offering seminars and workshops on the importance of preparing our hearts and our homes for the coming storm.

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Javita
Javita
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March 21, 2016 11:00 pm

Wow, this is prophetic craziness, that just makes you scratch your head and day “wow”.watch at the 2.0o minute nark

http://www.glennbeck.com/2016/03/21/the-simpsons-predicted-a-donald-trump-presidency-16-years-ago/0

James Bailey
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March 21, 2016 11:27 pm

Wow! Very interesting Javita. It confirms my suspicion that Trump was chosen for this years ago as a “conservative” scapegoat to America’s problems. Very interesting they show him being succeeded by a woman during a time of economic trouble.

Robert Adolph
Robert Adolph
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March 22, 2016 12:21 am

Amazing! What’s next?

James Bailey
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March 22, 2016 1:04 am

Good question!

Phanuel
Phanuel
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March 22, 2016 9:39 am

A Trojan Horse…

Robert Adolph
Robert Adolph
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March 22, 2016 11:34 am

Or a Gift Horse. It’s been fun rooting for Donald Trump. In the natural it brings back the good feelings of the Reagan and Goldwater days and if you are old enough, the Joe McCarthy days. The thing is I think the Trump Movement is the first act of the final days which begins with “… from the middle of the country some of the people will start fighting the government…then from the ocean…”, D. Duduman

John Barry
John Barry
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March 21, 2016 8:47 pm

All this talk of Trump or Cruz I think misses the point . James is right we judge by peoples fruit . I think we can safely say from observation Trump & Cruz are not Bought & sold out Spirit Filled Christians like those on this site . They can pray , but not with knowledge & power in the Will of GOD as those here can . As those that know how to pray in ABBAs will , we are the Ones that affect things / the world . As we pray for mercy for America and believe for it , it is up to GOD whom HE chooses use , it is up to us to pray in agreement for Mercy ; GODs job is to provide the Mercy / unmerited favour as HE chooses . HE is able to use me , HE can use any one !

Robert Adolph
Robert Adolph
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March 21, 2016 6:51 pm

As I listened to Trump and other candidates talk about their strong support for Israel tonight I was reminded of the fact that there will be no peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians until America, Israel’s big brother who they rely upon, is neutralized. That’s when they will say yes to the A/C. Or, after the rapture of the Church.

DENNIS MANNING
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March 21, 2016 5:55 pm

John Mcternan wrote the book, “AS AMERICA HAS DONE TO ISRAEL”…………

The description of the book is………..”Is America on a collision course with God? There is a direct correlation between the alarming number of massive disasters striking America and her leaders pressuring Israel to surrender her land for “peace.” Costing hundreds of lives and causing hundreds of billions of dollars’ damage, dozens of disasters including devastating earthquakes, raging fires, hurricanes, floods, tsunamis, and violent tornadoes have hit America-and always within twenty-four hours of putting pressure on Israel. What can you do as an individual–and what can America do–to change the direction of our country in relation to Israel and prevent the increasing number of calamities?”

My point is……..It is imperative that our leaders are GREAT CHRISTIANS, with a GREAT UNDERSTANDING of the Bible………but I understand that endtimes america would never ever elect a Christian President, so we vote for the lesser of the 2 evils.

Michael Anim
Michael Anim
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March 21, 2016 2:59 pm
The Religious Spirit in America By guest blogger Chris Taylor of Moravian Falls I have waited for several months to write this post. I understand the repercussions, the potential misunderstandings, and the offense that this post will bring. I have counted the cost, and I cannot be silent any longer. I have clearly seen and heard some things from the Lord that I want to share with anyone who’s willing to listen. Please read slowly and prayerfully and with as much humility as you can muster. The Lord showed me last year in 2015 that He was going to confront and expose the Politically Correct spirit in America. As we look back, it is easy to see that this deceptive spirit was dealt a mighty blow and has lost much of its stranglehold on our nation. Thank God! He then showed me that He was going to confront and expose the Religiously Correct spirit in America in 2016. It’s only February, and it has already begun in full force. The demonic stronghold of the liberal left is the Politically Correct spirit. The demonic stronghold of the conservative right is the Religiously Correct spirit. Both sides of this coin are extremely dangerous and deceptive and detrimental to the health and prosperity of the United States. If he dropped out of the race today, Donald Trump has already been used by the Lord (yes, I said used by the Lord) to wreak havoc on both of these strongholds in America. I don’t think anyone else has ever done that. I don’t think he even knows that he’s done it either. He seems to have some unexplainable anointing on him right now to demolish both of these strongholds. It’s like nothing I’ve ever seen. Trump has become the most polarizing figure in modern… Read more »
Martin Semrok
Martin Semrok
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March 22, 2016 1:04 am

Jim Bakker would concur with your assessment of how evil the religious spirit is. Jealous ministers were adamant that he be put in jail. It is reprehensible how spliced together sound bites were used to convict him of somethings he never said. Thankfully judgement starts in the house of GOD. Expect to see pastors die in the pulpit (Neville Johnson).
Zechariah 11:17“Woe to the worthless shepherd, who deserts the flock! May the sword strike his arm and his right eye! May his arm be completely withered, his right eye totally blinded!”

Mar R.
Mar R.
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March 21, 2016 6:06 pm

The verse that came to mind when I read your post was Ecclesiastes 7:16-17 “16Do not be excessively righteous and do not be overly wise. Why should you ruin yourself? 17Do not be excessively wicked and do not be a fool. Why should you die before your time?”

I would never vote for Trump, but I can see how he is being “used by the Lord” in that he isn’t politically or religiously correct for sure.

Michael Anim
Michael Anim
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March 21, 2016 8:38 pm

Would you vote for Hilary then should Trump win the Gop nomination?

Warren
Warren
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March 23, 2016 12:18 pm

If there is an election, (which I believe to be unlikely) and it comes down to Trump or Hillary, I will vote for Trump, and I will do so for the reasons that Marc Faber has given, if Trump wins he will be destructive of the US, if Hillary wins she will be destructive to the whole world, look no further than to her actions as Secretary of State, the overthrow of Khadaffy, the transfer of Libyan weapons to Syria which destroyed that country and was the beginning of the Caliphate, which resulted in a genocide of Christians in the Levant and which caused the millions of Muslim colonists to pour into Europe, the Jihadi bombings, the Massive rape epidemic the social upheaval in Europe all stem from her actions.

Trump would be a disaster but he would be our disaster, as president Mrs. Clinton and her cohorts in the Muslim brotherhood such as Huma Abedin would do even further damage to the world, as a Christian I believe that to give her the power to wreak that damage would be unconscionable.

Corrine
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March 23, 2016 12:24 pm

I agree completely! We need to vote otherwise Hillary will win and she will make it worse for Christians here and around the world !

Ken
Ken
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March 22, 2016 12:44 am

I think so many “church” people are living in a virtual world that is absolutely disconnected from reality. This is further enhanced by so called “prophets” bringing messages that are not from God.and yet so many do not have the discernment to know the difference but not to feel bad as even the Apostle Paul did not operate in ALL of the gifts ALL of the time. I have been teaching since 1979 that the charismata that will be needed more than any other in the last days is discerning of spirits and boy is that so obvious as these days progress.

I think it really is interesting how so many people fail to understand that God takes the things that are foolish to confound the wise and that as high as the heaven are above the earth so far are his ways and thoughts from ours.

Who here would when dealing with someone who is blind spit on dirt and then take that dirty mud and put it on the eye?

Mar R.
Mar R.
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March 21, 2016 9:48 pm

I might have to go with a different party. I have been known to write in candidates too. It is hard having to choose between the lesser of two evils.

Kara
Kara
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March 21, 2016 4:53 pm

Michael, Thank you for your boldness to speak out and what you say rings very true with me. God can use whom ever he wants because he is alone is God! Amen!

Denika Alston
DAlston
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March 21, 2016 10:50 am

Thanks for your thoughts Matt!

Matt Smith
Matt Smith
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March 21, 2016 10:22 am
Racism is tool used by Satan to divide, conquer, and distract people. Solomon said, “There is nothing new under the sun.” History just repeats itself. The western culture, mainly America is the only culture with a Black church, A white Church, A Hispanic church, and an An Asian church. Yes racism does exist, and I have experienced it personally, but the majority of the people are not racist. They are just being fed psyops, and a single problematic vantage point, to feed Satan’s narrative. Plus, when a non orchestrated event happens, they will not let a good opportunity slip by. Think about we have an A.M.E (African Methodist Episcopal) church, which was forged out of American slavery, which I have been to a few of them, and it celebrates Jesus through being black, and their vantage point is of a African-American historical point. I see to many segregated churches in this country, especially here in Florida, where I live.You have some blacks who want Jesus to a man of color, so they can say Jesus was crucified for being a man of color. You have some whites, (and I have actually met one in real life, doing door to door sales for ADT), who believes blacks are a curse from God. And, it is a sin for intermingling of races, and they love to quote Ezra 9:1. Now the biggest disease, Satan is imploring, in the black community is the Black Conscious movement. He is trying to put blacks against the world, so they can go back to a time of world domination, when Egypt, and the rest of Africa ruled the world. They post pictures, and make statements of how white people bowed before the black man in Egypt, and now the black man is bowing before them. They… Read more »
Wiley Phipps
Wiley Phipps
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March 21, 2016 2:37 pm

I think I am going to do a write-in vote… Matt Smith for President.

Matt Smith
Matt Smith
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March 21, 2016 3:44 pm

Wiley, As your president, I would be the first illuminati and mason free commander and chief. Unfortunately, I will have to eliminate watermelons. I run an anti-watermelon establishment. Lol. Watermelons, with their very disturbing taste in my mouth, and a texture from satan, must be dealt with. Watermelons are a gateway fruit to grapefruit, which is another fruit destroying my mouth, with an awful taste. Lol. Other than this, as your President, I will require all schools to be taught christianity, for 1 hour a day. Teachers must be christians, and must be vetted by true men and women of God. False preaching will result in big fines, and repeat offenders would be charged with a felony. With a minimum of 1 years of prison. All government meeting must acknowledge God and Jesus as the God of this land. Islam, and any other form of religion is not allowed to be practiced in the land. Homosexual and pornographic propaganda is a felony with a minimum of 3 years in maximum security prison. Any man or woman who walks out on their family/marriage for, and does not take care of their marital and parental responsibilities will be jailed, and if one still refuses to care of their parental duties could face castration. 10% of all the governments economy must go to financing the kingdom of God, and winning souls for Jesus. As your President we shall over come. Vote Matt Smith for President. Lol.

Wiley Phipps
Wiley Phipps
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March 21, 2016 11:23 pm

Matt… Bad News and Good News
Bad News: With that platform… then they will probably suicide you.
Good News: You will get a crown and Jesus has an opening for you in His Millennial Rule.

PS… I am old and ugly now… but wait till you see my glorified body… I’ll be strutting… LOL
We will get together then and share some more laughs.

Jerry
Jerry
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March 21, 2016 8:02 pm

Matt,you forgot the worst sin of all,ABORTION!Maybe if ABORTION wasn’t the law of the land we might have a real christian running for president but this evil government decided in 1973 that babies lives don’t matter! Maybe one of those innocent babies killed some 43 years ago would be the perfect president for these deeply troubled times.We will never know will we?Also I Pray we can all agree that Hillary Clinton should be in a prison and not running for president! If that satanic demonic creature wins, I will flee this evil land! Can I get an AMEN.

PBrewer
PBrewer
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March 21, 2016 11:23 am

Great job Matt! Always appreciate your point of view.

Anna Langston
Anna Langston
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March 21, 2016 9:32 am

Please everyone, do not make the judgement that Donald Trump is not a Christian! Only God can decide that!
Remember the story in the scriptures regarding the Pharisee and the sinner? Remember when God told Samuel that man looks on the outside,but God looks on the heart? Remember the admonition that we are not to judge, lest we be judged? Remember the old saying that when you point a finger at someone there are three fingers pointing back to you? If you don’t like Donald Trump, don’t vote for him. Discuss the shortcomings of all the candidates, including the Democrats, and pray for them and the future of our country, but leave their souls to God’s discernment.

James Bailey
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March 21, 2016 10:59 am
For those who do not claim to be believers, we are commanded not to judge because God will deal with them, but for those who claim to be believers we are commanded to confront their sin. If they refuse to repent we are commanded to rebuke them publicly and kick them out of our fellowship not even eating with them. Donald Trump publicly claims to be a Christian, even saying he has a great relationship with God, yet Christians embrace him as a brother without saying anything about his unrighteous behavior. Instead of rebuking him, some Christians give him a free pass while rebuking anyone who follows the commands of the scriptures on how to deal with people like him. This is a great example of how perverted the church has become. 11 But now I am writing to you not to associate with anyone who bears the name of brother if he is guilty of sexual immorality or greed, or is an idolater, reviler, drunkard, or swindler—not even to eat with such a one. 12 For what have I to do with judging outsiders? Is it not those inside the church whom you are to judge? 13 God judges those outside. “Purge the evil person from among you.” (1 Corinthians 5:11-13) 15 “If your brother sins, go and show him his fault in private; if he listens to you, you have won your brother. 16 But if he does not listen to you, take one or two more with you, so that by the mouth of two or three witnesses every fact may be confirmed. 17 If he refuses to listen to them, tell it to the church; and if he refuses to listen even to the church, let him be to you as a Gentile and a tax… Read more »
OutdoorJon
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March 21, 2016 10:00 pm

James, I respect your boldness! I am so convinced that one of the most overlooked chapters in the Bible is 1st Corinthians chapter five. If people really looked this chapter over carefully it tells the condition of today’s church in most places. It’s like most pastors and elders along with members simply tore this chapter out of their bibles. Compromise is almost everywhere.

Lottie
Lottie
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March 21, 2016 11:33 pm

a man who has had enough money to provide all his needs so far has not likely sought to find more about Jesus. So what he knows he figures makes him a Christian as opposed to being Hindu or Muslim, for instance.. Lets pray he will begin to seek to know the Saviour. Pride is a common human ailment. The man has a lot of good qualities as a father, for sure. Ignorant of Gods ways tho is common even in th chirch.

James Bailey
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March 21, 2016 11:33 pm

Amen! I really believe America’s Christian leaders have embraced another gospel, one that removes the inconvenient requirement of repentance while keeping all the wonderful blessings. No wonder God is sending a great shaking.

Willy
Willy
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March 21, 2016 11:11 am

How do you know people are not privately telling him where he is wrong? I see change in is words and behaviors. Don’t you?

James Bailey
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March 21, 2016 11:52 am

I haven’t seen it yet, but will keep hoping for it!

Willy
Willy
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March 21, 2016 12:01 pm

Have you seen behind the scene? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3TpBxnvSCE

If yes, please let me know.

James Bailey
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March 21, 2016 12:36 pm

Thanks for sharing. The biggest lie the devil ever told was that we can have the blessings of God without repentance. Imparting blessings on an unrighteous man without requiring repentance is “another gospel,” not the message of the Bible. It is also misleading to him and could cost him his eternal life.

This is the sad state of the American church, we cherry pick the blessings while removing the requirement. We compromise with sin by refusing to confront it. We proclaim the first half of Deuteronomy 28, but not the second half. It does not work that way. It is a lie, no matter how many big name ministries say otherwise.

It is good to pray for our leaders, but it is wrong to embrace anyone as a brother and speak blessings over them while giving them a free pass for their unrighteous life.

Jess
Jess
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March 22, 2016 11:39 am

Yes, James!
“we can have the blessings of God without repentance”
Cheap grace!

Kerrie
Kerrie
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March 21, 2016 8:37 pm

I instinctively cringe when Trump comes on TV. Same as for Obama or Hillary. Glad to hear your words sharp as an arrow. Please continue to reprove, rebuke, exhort. God bless you.

Beverly David
Beverly David
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March 21, 2016 1:04 pm

Absolutely James.

Willy
Willy
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March 21, 2016 10:23 am
I agree. I listened to the interview when Mr. Trump is asked if he ever asked God’ forgiveness. He answered it in a thoughtful way as he seemed to review in his mind whether or not he had done so. If you listen closely to his answer, he is describing repentance, changing direction. He said when he does something wrong, he tries to make it right. I did a word search in the NT. A few times it says to ask God’s forgiveness. More often, it mentions forgiving others. And much more often it mentions repenting. I think people have written their own law in this regard and make the mistake of equating forgiveness with repentance. Related but different. Consider this verse in 1 John 1:7: “But if we walk in the light, as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his son, purifies us from all sin.” This seems an ongoing cleansing of sin rather than a need to constantly stop and ask forgiveness. This is part of the wonderful change after the cross. Before the cross, we were to forgive to be forgiven per Jesus. After the Cross, we forgive because we are forgiven per the Holy Spirit through Paul in Colossians 3:13b. All our past, present and future sins were on Jesus 2,000 years ago. After the cross, walking in the light with continual cleansing by His blood is His way. 1 John 1:9 does say if we confess our sins he forgives our sins and the blood does verse 7 still. It seem, we can confess our sins as the Holy Spirit convicts us or we realize the mistake as we mature; however, walking in the light with continual purification by His blood seems the desired way… Read more »
James Bailey
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March 21, 2016 10:32 am

Jesus said we would know a tree by its’ fruit. It really isn’t all that deep or complicated. The fruit produced by Donald Trump is very bad.

Robert Adolph
Robert Adolph
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March 21, 2016 11:13 am

The fruit of Donald Trump is very bad?? Let’s look at this from two levels. Politically he has exposed the MSM as liars which should please an alternate news blog; he has spotlighted the open borders which allows drugs and terrorists into the country and steals jobs from Americans; he has exposed the trade deficits that have bankrupted America; he has exposed Common Core that has made America 30th in the world in education; he has attacked the special interest and lobbyists who have bought the politicians and wrecked our political system; he exposed NAFTA and all the trade bills that promote world government at America’s expense; he exposed the failure in Iraq and said we should pull back from all the wars we start and much more. Spiritually he has touched the hearts of millions of Americans of all parties who are angry as hell and don’t want to take it any more. Our politicians are liars on steroids and God is using Mr. Trump to shine a light on this dark world of government before He replaces it with THE KINGDOM OF GOD ruled by Him and born again Christians. Some don’t like his anger and language. Well wait until you see the anger and language of God that is right around the corner. You ain’t seen nothing yet!

Ken
Ken
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March 22, 2016 12:21 am

Cyrus was a King that God called his anointed 140+ years before he was even born that was used as an instrument in the hands of God to bring correction to Israel. Indeed Donald may not be the classic “christian” but the Cyrus anointing has been spoken of by more than one person hearing from God.

Kara
Kara
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March 21, 2016 3:09 pm

I agree with you Robert! Thanks for speaking out.

James Bailey
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March 21, 2016 11:51 am

If it is not already evident there is no point in discussing further.

Beverly David
Beverly David
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March 21, 2016 1:01 pm

James, thank you for saying this. I really don’t think a true Christian would be able to have casinos. A person would have to be very naive to not understand all that goes on in such an environment. There is serious spiritual darkness involving the vocation Mr. Trump owns. No he is not a Christian. God expects His people to have a spirit of discernment. Mr. Trump is producing bad fruit.

Phanuel
Phanuel
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March 21, 2016 3:26 pm

wow this argument is still going on?….I will give you just two bible verses..please meditate on it. Trump is proud!

These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: A proud look , a lying tongue, Proverbs 6:16-17

“But He gives more grace. Therefore He says: “God resists the proud, But gives grace to the humble” James 4:6

Robert Adolph
Robert Adolph
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March 21, 2016 6:36 pm

Let him with no sin throw the first stone.

Phanuel
Phanuel
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March 21, 2016 4:59 pm

And a lying tongue…wake up fellow Christians..you have been duped. Trump states with his own mouth……

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcUCLwWCihE

Jeff
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March 21, 2016 8:41 pm

The problem (as I see it) is Christians still believe 1 man at the WH will be their savior. Get over it. Politics is a waste of time. If Trump isn’t killed (I believe) something else will occur to keep Nobama in. Even if your choice for president has ALL the votes the electronic counting will trump (pun intended) the results.
Forget all your ideas that the government will solve your problems. The government IS the problem. Nothing but a total reset and re-instating the Constitution and God as our guide will change things. Get off the politicical bandwagon. It’s going no where and in fact never has gone anywhere.
fwiw I don’t believe the vision someone had that God has chosen Trump despite his shortcomings to lead us to the promised land. The whole system is corrupt and we need a total cleansing.

Anna Langston
Anna Langston
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March 21, 2016 11:10 am

Jesus once condemned a tree for not bearing fruit. But He was the one who did it, not His disciples.
That is the point I wanted to make. Mr. Trump may not always act “Christian-like”, but we are all guilty of that, and we are every one sinners, saved only by grace. We must be very careful about who we condemn.

James Bailey
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March 21, 2016 11:58 am

If that was true then the scriptures I quoted have no purpose, but it is not true. There is a difference between righteousness and sin. We are not all the same. Some people are walking uprightly while others are living in sin. We are commanded to deal with sin among those who claim to be our brothers. Instead, Christians refuse to confront sin and even attack anyone who does. No wonder judgment is coming.

Willy
Willy
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March 21, 2016 11:08 am

I agree that he has a bad record and I did not choose him. I actually donated to the campaign of one of his competitors who is still in the race. But, I realize God sometimes chooses people for His purposes to do things His own do not, cannot, or for some reason will not do. In the worst case, God may be using him to bulldoze through the elitist/globalist corruption in both parties for a time. You must admit, he has steered the political conversation away from what the main stream media and GOP elites wanted.

Do you realize God uses people (which Christians would not choose) to beat back evil and bring good. Remember Nebuchadnezzar, Cyrus, cowardly Jonah, lying Jacob, Joseph’s 11 brothers who wanted to kill him or sell him, foolish lusting Samson, Peter denying Christ 3 times, and murdering Saul. They did not exactly start as godly people doing godly things per NT definition, but they all were God’s choice to do something good over time. How bad was the fruit of their trees? I think it is more complicated/deep than you realize. You may want to pray for God’s wisdom to Mr. Trump as he has asked for. Then maybe not.

I think you will be pleased with the outcome of the primary voting tomorrow. But not so pleased with the voting coming afterwards.

Jeff Foster
Jeff Foster
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March 21, 2016 1:23 pm

I agree with you sir.

Sonia
Sonia
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March 21, 2016 8:32 pm

James, totally agree with you ! Where is the voice of John the Baptist crying for repentance ?

michael christopher
michael christopher
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March 22, 2016 10:11 am

Lou Engle has the John the Baptist anointing. He has been leading a leading a prayer and fasting movement with the youth/young adults for many years. He has been given Frank Bartlemans mantle. Terry Bennett has it. I admire them.

Robert Adolph
Robert Adolph
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March 22, 2016 8:50 am

The Devil believes and trembles. We don’t know where God will draw the line but I like this definition of a Christian: Those who are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.

Denika Alston
DAlston
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March 22, 2016 4:59 am

I think there are many people in America who sincerely “believe” they are Christians. They believe Jesus was born of a virgin, died and rose, and is coming back again. They believe God is the creator of the universe and they pray to him for “guidance” from time to time. They believe these things are true and so in their mind, that makes them Christian. They just don’t have a Holy Spirit conviction of their sin. Nor do they have Christian leaders who are personally sharing with them the error of their ways. I think this is where the misuse of the title “Christian” comes in. I am not condoning it however, I understand that although they believe God is real, they just don’t understand that is a deeper place God wants to draw them into.

James Bailey
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March 21, 2016 12:03 pm

If God can speak through a donkey he can speak through anyone. We should still keep our eyes open to know who we are dealing with. Anyone who claims to be a believer must be held to a higher standard, not just given a free pass because he says a few magic words. There are unpleasant consequences for compromising with sin and disregarding the commands of the scriptures.

Robert Adolph
Robert Adolph
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March 21, 2016 2:28 pm

The fact that Mr. Trump is using his own money to finance his campaign and has thrown the main stream news media under the bus alone speaks volumes. Would any of you purist ideologues prefer “Christian” Jimmy Carter or G.W. Bush??

Jess
Jess
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March 22, 2016 11:23 am

I get at least one email every day from the Trump campaign asking for a donation. I reply asking what happened to his promise of self-financing but I never get an answer.

James Bailey
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March 22, 2016 2:32 pm

The first of many broken promises to come!

James Bailey
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March 21, 2016 7:00 pm

The biggest concern I have is not Trump, but those who claim to be believers, but have compromised with sin. Where is the voice of John the Baptist crying out for repentance? I really think he would be cast out of the American church, which includes those who proclaim Trump is blessed and America is blessed without any need for repentance. That is not the message of the Bible.

Phanuel
Phanuel
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March 21, 2016 10:38 am

Couldn’t have said it any better. Shalom!

Robert Adolph
Robert Adolph
Member
March 21, 2016 9:13 am

The two political parties in America have diametrically opposed spiritual outlooks whether they realize this or not. One party was always more conservative wanting smaller government and more reliance upon God which was the position of the founders. The other party more and more believed government could supply all their needs according to it’s riches in Washington. Our founders knew that democracy could only work in a country that trusted God to meet it’s needs. In today’s Laodicean church age we have a two headed problem: Most the people in both parties look to government to supply their needs, and a corrupt, Godless, power hungry, greedy, elite, military-industrial complex has taken control of both parties. God can use a donkey if He has to to shine a light on the evil corruption that permeates America from top to bottom. This explains Mr. Trump peacefully standing in the balcony of the church cancelling the meeting.

Marilee Alm
Marilee Alm
Member
March 21, 2016 7:16 am
The Test of Love Scripture is clear. The Lord tests our hearts before He promotes us to greater intimacy with Him and greater authority in His kingdom. Often, these tests come without our awareness. His manifold tests include faithfulness, honesty, keeping our word, speaking with grace, humility, purity of heart and love. As Paul wrote in 1 Corinthians 13, the greatest of these is love. In our quest to know the Lord, grow in intimacy with Him and increase in grace, we must pass certain tests. The apostle, Paul, writes “But as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, even so we speak, not as pleasing men, but God who tests our hearts.” 1 Thes. 2:4 “Approved” and “tests” in the above passage are the same Greek word: dokimazo. “Dokimazo” means “to test/examine in order to approve or deem worthy”. The same word can be used to mean “test” and also “tested and approved”. To the church at Thyatira, the Lord Jesus said: “All the churches shall know that I am He who searches the minds and hearts. And I will give to each one of you according to your works.” Rev. 2:23 This is parallel to Jeremiah 17:10 “I, the Lord, search the heart, I test the mind, even to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings.” In 2013 the Lord spoke to me about a mandatory tests that His bride must pass in order to walk with Him: laying down our lives for Him and for His sheep. “By this we know love, because He laid down His life for us. And we also ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.” 1 John 3:16 This was illustrated to me through the following prophetic dream:… Read more »
Sarah Tennessee
Sarah Tennessee
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March 22, 2016 7:47 am

Marilee, incredible dream….I am currently physically where the dunes and cactus rule assisting a medically needy brother. We have seen the Hand of the Lord moving and I expect there are a few more manifestations to occur before my journey is over. And indeed we are those letters of Love distributed by the Lord for His Glory!

Rachel Baxter
Member
March 21, 2016 10:58 pm

Yes Marilee! All praise and glory to God our Father. May we lay down our own burden to carry His!

Beverly David
Beverly David
Member
March 21, 2016 10:02 am

Marilee, your post really speaks to me. This thought has recently been on my mind. I just hope that given the opportunity in the future, I will put aside my feelings of being inconvenience and be a better servant to others. Not only do we serve our Lord through prayer and reading the word, but also by helping others. By giving to others of our time and possessions, we are allowing our “light” shine as to whom we serve. It is a testimony of our faith in Jesus Christ.

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