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Mon Dec 27, 2021, 05:09 PM Dec 2021

Don Jr's "Turn the Other Cheek" bible "reference"

I posted this as a reply at https://www.democraticunderground.com/100216184510, but thought I should cross post it over here. It jacks my jaws that the focus of the story is being taken off WHAT was said and turned toward the stupidity of Don Jr and away from his bastardization of the words of Christ.

The focus on the rawstory site is on the Wehner story not so much on what don jr said. And, even in the comments, it was practically all on don jr., his coke and grifting ways. NOT about what he said, what he was trying to say, not about how he was trying to manipulate the audience. I did not read the original Atlantic story. If you did, maybe you'll fill in the blanks in the comments section. If so, I would dearly appreciate it. I've gone through all my "free" articles for this month.

Couple this talk with the seminars being held around the country by the Dominionists *right now* (here, at Xmas time!) about how "we" can no longer hold back peacefully, but must take hold the mountains of power. These have been publicized on the 'Net, in papers, on TV, and in other ways. The Dominionists are making their moves now. They're starting to consolidate their power. I think they're concerned they may NOT take back the presidency in 2024. I'm actually afraid *we* won't, but it makes me smile to think they're unsure. But that means we're in for a VERY rough couple of years.

Dominionists believe lies, deceit, murder, any sin they have to commit will be forgiven if it's done in the name of the Lord for the glory of bringing His world to this world. And it's not just a theocratic America they aim for. It's Armageddon they truly desire. They truly wish to bring about the conditions to bring on the Apocalypse. Trump and his people can do this without even being in power. They keep sticking their nose where it doesn't belong and we don't slap it out of there. They have people in the middle east, in Russia, in China, in Ukraine, ostensibly on "business trips", etc. They can make all kinds of trouble.

Being Pagan with a Charismatic Evangelical background makes me supersensitive to these people and what they can do and what are likely doing when I see them in the news. I know what they've had planned for decades. They're not Millerites.

But being who I am, even with my background, makes me a poor person to raise the alarm among Christians of good faith. And it's these people who have GOT to start pushing back. You must proclaim AND reclaim your faith before you LOSE your faith altogether. There will only be one way to worship after this is over, and it will be in the manner and form of the Dominionist. Christ, the Redeemer, is lost to us, except silently in our hearts. His gentle, loving, peaceful style of living and teaching is lost to all of us, Christian and Pagan, alike. Please, those who follow HIS ways, speak out for HIM now, and against what Don Jr is saying, especially in this time when we celebrate a hopefulness of Peace on Earth, Goodwill towards Men.

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Don Jr's "Turn the Other Cheek" bible "reference" (Original Post) slightlv Dec 2021 OP
And these Christian Dominionists are brutally anti-semitic. guillaumeb Dec 2021 #1


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1. And these Christian Dominionists are brutally anti-semitic.
Mon Dec 27, 2021, 07:49 PM
Dec 2021

The only reason that they support the State of Israel is to speed forward to Armageddon.

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