As a blogger I run across at least weekly those Christians who call out the President as a narcissist, and label Him a non believer.
Is Donald Trump a born again believer? — I don’t know. But then I really don’t know if you are a born again believer — do I. I cannot look upon your heart, just at your fruit.
With the Donald, if you should care to hear, he has done many philanthropic things even before becoming your president. Do these things make him a born again Christian? I can’t say, but certainly some of it is good fruit. Also, he has surrounded himself with many who are professing born again believers. You know who they are, or at least you should – Ben Carson is certainly one of many, many of them. He has not denounced God by doing with God what some do by turning Him into a God who loves everyone and holds nothing to their account. Trump often displays a love for most people, and a dislike for some others, but is always seen ready to work with even enemies if they are open to working with him. He is transparent in what he believes about the hypocrisy surrounding him in government, and in the news media. He calls a spade a spade. Is he a hypocrite and a narcissist? Let me just say this. I would sooner spend eternity with the half of the country who loves him; than the half who hates him. He stands for most of the things that I as a believer also stand for, and he mostly stands against the things that I as a believer stand against.
If you are a believer you must then know that he is where he is because God has allowed it, if not actually placed him there. Just like Obama was allowed in leadership because God allowed him there. Both of these men in their own way were a wake up call for you the believer to cause you to think rather than being led like a sheep to slaughter. As Peter said:
For it is time for judgment to begin with the household of God; and if it begins with us first, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey the gospel of God?
1 Peter 4:17 NASB
If you want to stand against someone there are many much worse than Trump who need to be opposed by we believers. But we need to first examine our own hearts, because this is what Jesus taught. The first question we as believers are to ask of God is: “am I blinded by a bias that is causing me to be untrue to your word of truth?
We must remove the log from our own eye, before we can remove the splinter from another’s eye.
If you see what is happening today as an act of God on the world; then the purpose of God is known from His word. His judgment is always first upon His own to move us to repentance. Once we are restored; then what He speaks through us is true because we then have eyes to see and ears to hear.
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