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Did President Trump Honor God?
Does President Obama Respect the God of the Bible?
Many are claiming messiah is here. Is it just me, or do we see a pattern emerging? Is a cult of "Emperor worship" on the rise or is it already here?
After the recent blasphemous proclamation by Mr. Foxx, I did a little research on the matter of our current President being referred to in messianic terms. I came up with the following excerpts from articles dating from the present all the way back to 2008.
Even though none of these references were made by the President, what seems very strange to me is that to date I have not heard nor seen any condemnation or rebuke from the President (a professing Christian) to confront those making such blasphemous, worshipful messianic comparisons.
(Most excerpts here are from articles published by WND.com)
Jamie Foxx calls Barack Obama 'our lord and savior'November 26, 2012 By: Joe Newby
Appearing on Sunday night's Soul Train awards in Las Vegas, Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx called Barack Obama "our lord and savior."
"It's like church over here. It's like church in here. First of all, give an honor to God and our lord and savior Barack Obama. Barack Obama," he said.
Since the 2008 election, several have attempted to deify Barack Obama.
ABC's Jake Tapper noticed the messianic tone of Obama's first presidential campaign and wrote: "It's as if Tom Daschle descended from on high saying, 'Be not afraid; for behold I bring you good tidings of great joy which shall be to all the people: for there is born to you this day in the city of Chicago a Savior, who is Barack the Democrat.'"...
"It's sad, but true, that for many people Obama is 'lord and savior,' because the government is their god," one person commented at the Washington Times.
"I guess Obama really IS the messiah," Noel Sheppard wrote at Newsbusters.
Florida professor: Obama an 'apostle' sent to create 'heaven here on earth'November 12, 2012 By: Joe Newby
According to a book written by longtime Florida A&M University professor Barbara A. Thompson, Barack Obama is no mere mortal. He is, as she wrote, "Apostle Barack," sent to create a “heaven here on earth,” a post at PJ Tatler said Monday.
In her book, "The Gospel According to Apostle Barack: In Search of a More Perfect Political Union as 'Heaven Here on Earth,'" Professor Thompson says she was given this message in her dreams.
"Yes, Barack had worked tirelessly on behalf of the American people, especially those who elected him in 2008. His followers needed to re-elect him to a second term, so that he could continue to accomplish the promises he made, thus, realizing his vision of America as a more perfect political union or heaven here on earth,'” the book description at Amazon says.
"Then, as I began to contemplate ways to assist Barack in his 2012 re-election bid something miraculous happened. I felt God’s (His) Spirit beckoning me in my dreams at night. Listening, cautiously, I learned that Jesus walked the earth to create a more civilized society, Martin (Luther King) walked the earth to create a more justified society, but, Apostle Barack, the name he was called in my dreams, would walk the earth to create a more equalized society, for the middle class and working poor," she added.
"Barack, the next young leader with a new cause, had been taken to the mountaintop and allowed to see over the other side. He had the answers to unlock the kingdom of 'heaven here on earth' for his followers. The answers were repeated - over and over - in speeches Barack had made from his presidential announcement to his inaugural address. Those speeches or his teachings contained the answers to the middle class and working poor people living in a 'heaven here on earth.' For when the answers were unlocked and enacted, Apostle Barack’s vision of America would be realized," Thompson wrote.
"Pity her poor students who are going into hock to attend her classes. Now I fear even more for the future of our nation if this is the kind of manure students are hearing from their professors," PJ Tatler said.
According to the description at Amazon, the author wants the book to be used "as a means of teaching Apostle Barack's followers about him and guiding them towards understanding 'politics as religion' and 'religion as politics.'"….
Poster at DNC convention calls Barack Obama 'prophesy fulfilled'
September 4, 2012 By: Joe NewbyA poster being sold at the Democratic National Convention calls Barack Obama "prophesy fulfilled," Todd Starnes reported at Fox News on Tuesday.
The poster features the President praying with the headline: "Prophesy Fulfilled."
Below that is a photo of an open Bible with "Barak" highlighted in several places.
“Barak is of Hebrew origin and its meaning is ‘flash of lightning,'” Starnes says the poster explains, "referencing a passage in the Old Testament book of Judges."
According to the poster, "Hussein" means “good and handsome.”
“So you see, Barak was destined to be a good and handsome man that would rise like a flash of lightning to win victory in a battle against overwhelming odds,” the poster adds…
Does a DNC souvenir calendar compare Barack Obama to Jesus Christ?
September 3, 2012 By: Joe Newby
A souvenir calendar sold by a vendor in Charlotte, North Carolina, includes a page that appears to compare Barack Obama to Jesus Christ, Jim Hoft reported at the Gateway Pundit on Monday.
The August 2013 page of the "Keep the Dream Alive" calendar shows a birth certificate and a picture of Barack Obama. Superimposed on the picture is "Heaven Sent," followed by the Bible verse from John 3:16:
"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him, should not perish, but have everlasting life."
Obama's birth certificate says he was born in the month of August.
According to Slate's David Weigel, the calendar is the brainchild of James Hickman…
Report: New book says Axelrod called Obama 'Black Jesus' due to messiah complex
May 18, 2012 By: Joe Newby
Does Barack Obama really have a "messiah complex"?
The UK Daily Mail reported Tuesday that in Edward Klein's new book, "The Amateur," President Obama "was supposedly known as ‘Black Jesus’ by his former senior campaign adviser David Axelrod because of his messiah complex."
A post at Breitbart.com cites page 59 of the book: “[Barack Obama] is the living, breathing apotheosis of the American melting pot,” Klein quotes Axelrod as saying.
Dictionary.com defines "apotheosis" as "the elevation or exaltation of a person to the rank of a god."
On Friday, Breitbart.com added:
Axelrod, as we know, isn’t alone. According to Klein, Micah Tillman, lecturer in philosophy at the Catholic University of America, called Obama “the Platonic philosopher king we’ve been looking for the past 2,400 years.”
And no less an authority than Oprah has called him “The One.”…
Newsweek magazine uses religious imagery to label Obama 'first gay President'May 13, 2012 By: Joe Newby
On Sunday, Politico reported that an upcoming Newsweek cover declares Obama to be "the first gay President."
The cover shows the President with a rainbow-colored halo over his head, apparently attempting to portray the President as a progressive "holy man" for reverting to his 1996 position on gay marriage.
"This is quite an improvement over the mainstream media's portrayal of Obama in 2008 with an ordinary halo over his head," P. J. Gladnick wrote at Newsbusters.
Now his MSM iconography includes the rainbow halo. It is hoped that this image will be used often in this campaign. After all, economic issues are trivial when compared to the all-important (in the eyes of Newsweek and liberals) matter of gay marriage.
The message being presented is quite clear: Obama's latest policy change supporting gay marriage is the "righteous" liberal position and those who disagree are not only bigots and homophobes, they are infidels.
Politico says the cover is "pegged to Andrew Sullivan's piece on Obama's support for same-sex marriage: 'The First Gay President.'"…
Newsweek cover depicts President Obama as 'god of all things'
November 21, 2010 By: Joe Newby
Newsweek magazine is well known for its' support of President Obama.
But a recent cover headline declares "God of All Things", superimposed on an image of the President with seven arms balancing on one leg. In each hand, he carries a different policy issue.
The magazine is subtitled, "Why the Modern Presidency May be too Much for One Person to Handle."
The image is reminiscent of depictions of the Hindu deity, Shiva.
Shiva is known as the destroyer of the world in the Hindu religion…
The accompanying article is intended to show the job of President is so daunting, it is difficult for one man to do alone, but how that translates to "god of all things" is puzzling. Perhaps Newsweek is hinting at the 'need' for an even larger, more intrusive and tyrannical government. Remember, this is the magazine that declared, "We are all socialists now".
American Presidents are generally not depicted as deities, but history shows that dictators like Julius Caesar often required their subjects to worship them as a god.
But a search of the President with a halo on Google images produced over 750,000 results, with various images and photographs of the President or First Lady with a halo - clearly an attempt to give the man a godlike persona. Many of the pictures are parodies meant to poke fun at the medias' worship of the President, while some are meant as an outright protest. But many were produced by professional photographers to be used by so-called mainstream news organizations or campaign events.
If there was ever any doubt that many in the press view the President as someone to be worshiped, this cover will remove that doubt.
“The Truth” painting pulled after protests.
Newsweek editor Evan Thomas to MSNBC's Chris Matthews
"So Obama's had, really, a different task. We're seen too often as bad guys. And he-he has a very different job from - Reagan was all about America, and you talked about it. Obama is"we are above that now." We're not just parochial, we're not just chauvinistic, we're not just provincial. We stand for something - I mean in a way Obama's standing above the country, above - above the world, he's sort of God,"
MSNBC's Chris Matthews to Felix Gillette of the NY Observer
"I've never seen anything like this. This is bigger than Kennedy, [Obama] comes along, and he seems to have the answers. this is the New Testament. This is surprising.",
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