Putting Jesus on ICE

Putting Jesus on ICE February 18, 2017

Lock Him Up

For those who may not be from the United States, ICE on the back of the flack jacket stands for “Immigration and Customs Enforcement.” That is the branch of Homeland Security that has been making headlines in recent days by rounding up immigrants in large numbers and deporting them.

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  • charlesburchfield

    Habakkuk 1.2-3
    2 How long, O LORD, will I call for help, And You will not hear? I cry out to You, “Violence!” Yet You do not save.
    3 Why do You make me see iniquity, And cause me to look on wickedness? Yes, destruction and violence are before me; Strife exists and contention arises.…

  • Should I be the first to point out random illegal immigrants aren’t Jesus? Again, countries ancient and modern had strong borders:

    http://www.biblearchaeology.org/post/2017/01/28/What-is-Gode28099s-Perspective-on-Immigration.aspx

    • arcseconds

      That’s not what he said:

      Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Get away from me, you who are accursed, into the eternal fire that has been prepared for the devil and his angels! 42Here’s why: I was hungry, and you gave me nothing to eat. I was thirsty, and you gave me nothing to drink. 43I was a stranger, and you didn’t welcome me. I was naked, and you didn’t clothe me. I was sick and in prison, and you didn’t visit me.’

      44“Then they will reply, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or as a stranger or naked or sick or in prison and didn’t help you?’

      45Then he will say to them, ‘I tell all of youo with certainty, since you didn’t do it for one of the least important of these, you didn’t do it for me.’ 46These people will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous will gop into eternal life.”

      (Matthew 25:41-46)

      • jh

        that verse would work on a progressive Christian but it won’t work on an american Christian/conservative American. The two religions share only the name christianity. The progressive is far more in line with the attributed sayings of Jesus. the conservative is consistently anti-Christ.

        Harding gave the number one favorite reply – borders.

        The next thing to state would be that they are criminals because they should not be here. They aren’t hurting these people; they are merely sending them back to their own country. God never said anything about inviting people willy nilly into the country. They (the illegals) should go back to their country and come legally into the states. Never mind that the people were escaping from horrific conditions to get to the US and that many of them will be killed or harmed as a result of the deportation.

        The third thing they will state is “And did you open your home to those people?” The insinuation being that you are a hypocrite.

        I’m pretty sure there are other excuses they will make. the end result will be to negate those very pretty verses that are attributed to Jesus.

        • Mark

          33 “When a stranger sojourns with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong. 34 You shall treat the stranger who sojourns with you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the Lord your God.

          • Mark

            2 Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

        • Mark

          It’s not just Jesus it’s pretty unrelenting really:

          33 “When a stranger sojourns with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong. 34 You shall treat the stranger who sojourns with you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the Lord your God.

        • arcseconds

          Yes, well, obviously arbitrary lines on a map are more important than people, or doing what Jesus says!

          I’m pretty sure E.H. is an atheist, and despite his claims to the contrary, he doesn’t care about people, so I suppose these aren’t considerations for him.

      • Mark

        33 “When a stranger sojourns with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong. 34 You shall treat the stranger who sojourns with you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the Lord your God.

  • Brandon Roberts

    jesus also had magical powers

  • David Evans

    I imagine if Jesus chose to turn up in the present day He would speak the local language (as in Patrick Tilley’s intriguing novel “Mission”).

  • Jeremiah Sunday

    1. JESUS did not come from a terrorist state.
    2. JESUS was NOT A TERRORISTS, HE COMES IN PEACE and not in PIECES like those you are fighting for and ERRONEOUSLY interpreting the BIBLE to suit their stay. NOT being a terrorist, JESUS will be very welcome to stay.
    3. JESUS (in John 10) comes THROUGH the DOOR and not ILLEGALLY! Please read this:

    Joh 10:1 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.
    Joh 10:2 But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.
    Joh 10:3 To him the porter openeth; and the sheep hear his voice: and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out.

    ICE will LEAD (vs. 3) all WHO COME THROUGH THE DOOR (as the Porter) through the DOOR, the MIGRANTS will be CALLED BY NAME (vs. 3).

    Satanists/Democrats who are looking for verses in the BIBLE to justify their shame should look elsewhere! In Revelation 3:20, JESUS KNOCKS! HE doesn’t railroad you and call international attention to LEGALIZE ARBITRARINESS!

    Revelation 3: 20 says:

    Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.

    Please DON’T USE OUR BIBLE TO JUSTIFY ILLEGALITY.

    I am a Nigerian (also an adopted U.S. citizen). I was in America in 2012 and would have stayed on if I want to because of the pronoucements of Obama’s government at the time. I RETURNED TO NIGERIA and I am surviving despite the killings of islam (which Obama helped to bring about) and will come to the US ONLY when JESUS wants me to.

    I see people like those making these posts BUILDING ANOTHER TOWER LIKE THE ONE IN GENESIS 11 which JEHOVAH DISPERSED by CHANGING OUR LANGUAGE. I WON’T WANT GOD TO CHANGE MY LANGUAGE A SECOND TIME. THERE’s ALREADY A LANGUAGE (JESUS) WE SHOULD SPEAK IRRESPECTIVE OF OUR VARIOUS LANGUAGES. BUILDING A COMMOTION THAT GOD WILL ULTIMATELY DESTROY IS NO WAY OF MAKING AMERICA GREAT.

    #STOPUSINGTHEBIBLEYOUDONTBELEIVETOBRINGABOUTACHANGETHATISNOTFROMGODHIMSELF!