Pure Blasphemy! Host Sees “Christ” Emanating From Trump

Pure Blasphemy! Host Sees “Christ” Emanating From Trump February 22, 2020

Because it’s totally NOT a cult.

And by that, I mean it’s a cult.

In the age of Trump, running across these stories of absurdity and borderline blasphemy have become the norm, I’m sad to say. The fervor surrounding this unrepentant adulterer and cheater of orphans, widows, and veterans matches the unrestrained worship seen through the years in various cults and sects around the world.

What makes it equally disgusting is that once-respected Christian leaders have gone all in to back this man, putting their reputations and their witness on the line, for the glory of Trump. They’ve forgotten the first calling of a Christian – to go out into the world and be a light, winning souls to the Kingdom of God – because they’ve made winning elections and the pursuit of political power more important.

Let me reiterate this point: Trump is an abusive, profane, selfish, and in every way, ungodly man. His heart is far from God, and no matter how he courts evangelicals for their vote, only true repentance will save him. Not being surrounded by religious “leaders” of dubious character and intent. They lavish him with undue praise and admiration, but nowhere do they call out his abuse or profanity. At no time do they put Jesus’ teachings of such things, above standing on their partisan platform. And why are they so cowardly, when faced with an opportunity to minister to this man, thereby impressing on a dark world the need and availability of salvation for all?

Because to do so would cause them to be cast out from his inner circle and away from that access to political power.

To quote the first of the two Corinthians:

“Do not be misled: “Bad company corrupts good character.” – 1 Corinthians 15:33 (NIV)

Franklin Graham has gone as far as to praise the virtue and character of Melania Trump, above every other First Lady in history.

This would be the Melania Trump who entered the country on a falsified visa, with a trash bin full of greasy, grainy, pornographic escort shots on the internet.

That doesn’t include the horrific porn shots since coming into the employ of Donald J. Trump, who once said of his wife that when they walked into a room, he wanted every man in the room to want to “fornicate with” his wife (He used the other “f” word, by the way).

His wife.

The Bible speaks clearly about being on guard against false prophets and those who would attach themselves to the people of the church, for the purposes of leading them astray.

With that in mind, let’s get an introduction to Ann Vandersteel.

Vandersteel is the host of a conspiracy-laden talk show called YourVoice America.

Some of her greatest hits include pushing the debunked “Pizzagate” hoax, claiming that Hillary Clinton and other world leaders are part of a vast ring of pedophiles.

She’s also a devotee of all the QAnon internet idiocy, that pushes the notion of Donald Trump dropping a net on all those previously mentioned pedophiles.

To date, none of the QAnon “prophecies” have come to pass. Every deadline set by the QAnon bats has come and gone with nothing, yet, the true believers persist.

OH – and if you want a real feel for QAnon’s frame of mind, they recently pushed that former President John F. Kennedy was a featured guest at Donald Trump’s last campaign rally.

But back to Vandersteel…

On a recent show, during an interview with commentator and author, Dan Perkins, she made this doozy of a remark about President Trump:

“When President Trump came down the escalator with Melania Trump next to him, I saw Christ emanating from that man,” she told Perkins. “There was something that hit me so strongly that I’ll never forget it in 2015.”

It may have been that second fifth of rotgut booze that hit you, because it wasn’t anything from the Holy Spirit.

I remember that moment. I watched it, too. I didn’t see Christ emanating from him. I saw parody. I saw unseriousness. I saw a petty little attention-seeker and his trophy wife playing the press. I did not, at any time, see anything that would indicate he would become the de facto leader of the evangelical church. He would later go on and publicly admit that he’d never asked for God’s forgiveness, and didn’t see the need to ask for forgiveness.

This is the kind of dangerous, cultish nonsense that is surrounding Trump, and it permeates the American evangelical culture, because winning elections has become more important than winning souls.

I have stood up in the pulpit and taught about the importance of taking our faith into the voting booth. I have taught about what churches can, and cannot do, as far as the political process, without getting into trouble with the government.

I have also stressed making good choices, and when there are no good choices, you take your hands off the wheel and let God do what He will do.

Promoting the idea of an ungodly man as being “Christlike,” simply because he falls into your preferred political camp is not the way of God. It is blasphemous.

As Trump continues to trample on the Constitution and the rule of law, this continued deification becomes increasingly dangerous and disgusting.

It is propaganda from the state, and only serves to promote and aid the forces of this world, not the glory of God.

The American church has become lukewarm. The Gospel is being watered down, because politics has become more important for too many. No one in the evangelical community should be surprised when God decides to spit us out of His mouth.

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  • Ruben Chavera

    Only the truly Godly and Spiritually led Believers that love God can accept it! Others will blaspheme against the word of God!

  • Michael Weyer

    It’s things that like this that actually make me understand atheists a bit better. How can you take religion seriously when you’ve got loons like this proclaiming someone as unholy as Trump is “chosen by God?”

    BTW, it’s not just JFK himself, that place also claims his son is very much alive and with Trump because (wait for it….) he barely escaped the assassination attempt by the Clintons who recognized he was going to run for President (ignoring he never had any interest in politics).

    There are going to be some fascinating psychology courses on these people one day….

  • Cousin_Ken

    Time to spit out this hyper-partisan cult, and pray their dear leader learns what he’s doing, amen and amen.

  • Cousin_Ken

    kind of like Stockholm syndrome. Very sad.

  • MIO

    Thank you for a wonderful article.

  • Ellen Elmore

    Susan, as always, I agree with your analysis 100%. In the Evangelical community the Trump cult is alive and well. It includes Jerry Falwell, Jr., Franklin Graham, Tony Perkins and Robert Jeffress. I am a Christian, Constitutional, Conservative with no political home. I had been a Republican my entire voting life. But since Trump became the Republican nominee for president, I no longer recognize the party of my past. I am now an Independent who is also NeverTrump. For that I am criticized and questioned by all my Evangelical friends and my family. Yes, there is a cult that worships Trump. Yes, they don’t care what he says or does. Yes, they will vote for him no matter what because he has an R next to his name. The Republican party has become their church of choice.

  • cindy blandin~Sound a Warning

    Ditto to everything you said. Lifelong Republican here of 40 years until 2016. Now homeless with no one even seeing us. They either spit on us or turn and look away. Not even a morsel of food is dropped our way, nor shelter offered. Surely there are enough of us former Republicans, still conservatives, sincere Christians for a better or third party to arise out of the ashes? But I’ve been burned by so many I once listened to that my trust factor is at an all time low. I will not be so easily fooled again. Nor will I suffer again those who patronize me and try to tell me they and they alone know what’s best. I am wiser now. And waiting……

  • bdog

    So when do you write the article about Bernie Sanders and how amazing he would be for America.
    Trump has reversed everything we disliked about 8 years of Obama, in most times that would be wonderful.
    Your true hate for Trump is so noticeable.
    Have fun with Bernie, because he’s all your going to have.
    Never Trump is the real cult..

  • mersey

    How soon before the cult start crying about “binary” choices again? But I do fear that the Democrats would choose Sanders to be their nominee, and Trump walks back into the presidency for another four years. That would be evil incarnate.

  • Mother124

    And when, on other sites, I comment that this is as much a cult as that of Obama (esp. with the Christ/Messiah/Savior references, I get told that’s because I suffer from TDS.

  • JASmius

    MAGA!: “Children, it is the last hour; and just as you heard that antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have appeared; from this we know that it is the last hour. They went out from us, but they were not really of us; for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us; but they went out, so that it would be shown that they all are not of us.” – 1 John 2:18-19

  • Grappa Anilla


  • You sure Alex Jones doesn’t have anything to do with these whacked nutjobs?

  • old saying – they can dish it out but can’t take it themselves.

  • so you’re for white supremacy, bigotry, misogyny and outright ignorance?

  • Fully agree.

  • bdog

    Your really original. Please tell me more Mr.KDNDLKJ.

  • just wondering WHY you’re so proud to be an ignorant, uneducated bigot. I mean, if you’re proud of being that, why not have the brains and balls to owe up to it?
    But then, your kind doesn’t have brains and balls, do you?

  • bdog

    Again, another very well thought out paragraph of blah blah blah.
    Good night troll

  • Cousin_Ken

    Ditto to all said by cindy and Ellen plus the burn of being aborted by the AIP when the chairman decided endorsing Trump/ Sessions would make him a winner. I called him on his pride before that when he bragged about his many followers on facebook. Enjoy your new ash heap Mr. Robinson, you lowered My trust factor, but God will lift it when needed:)

  • Cousin_Ken

    What cult warriors notice in this community as hate for Mr. Trump is not true.

  • so, why aren’t you so proud to actually admit to it?

  • fanodan13

    It’s you’re not your!

  • I grew up in a Republican family. However, the slow gravitation to the extreme right started to eat at my dad. He was very much a fiscal conservative, BUT he was also socially moderate to liberal. Really weird but it worked for him. He was pro-choice, but then again, so was the GOP until 1980. He was pro-ERA and then the GOP started to look down on women and try to make them ‘seen but don’t speak”. He voted GOP but he was having his reservations about the way evangelicals were worming their way into the party and pulling it away from its’ real core values.

  • OrthoAnabaptist

    I’ve noticed this a lot now (especially in my FB), this “your…hate for Trump” line. And it’s thrown out at anyone who doesn’t worship Trump and his every word. It’s thrown out at the slightest disagreement with Trump’s words, actions, policies, gestures… It’s thrown out when one can very easily point out and multiple verify that what the Pres said wasn’t true, or fully informed or nuanced… Anything but groveling worship of Trump is characterizes as “hate”. It looks and sounds just like the extreme opposite on the political spectrum whom Trumpites love to label “snowflakes”.