Skip to comments.Why Does Glenn Beck Hate Jesus?
Posted on 03/15/2010 12:07:15 PM PDT by ColofornianEdited on 03/23/2010 6:15:31 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
When Glenn Beck told listeners of his radio show on March 2 that they should "run as fast as you can" from any church that preached "social or economic justice" because those were code words for Communism and Nazism, he probably thought he was tweaking a few crunchy religious liberals who didn't listen to the show anyway. Instead he managed to outrage Christians in most mainline Protestant denominations, African-American congregations, Hispanic churches, and Catholics...
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Here we go again:
Because he is an idiot.
Everyone who believes Time is concerned about Christians raise there hand.
I didn’t think so either.
Why Does Glenn Beck Hate Jesus?
Because he is a member of an Anti-Christian cult ???
Don’t fall for this Time Magazine B.S. Jesus didn’t teach that Cesar should be given even more power.
Dear confused Time, Jesus was a social engineer like Michael Moore is a fitness instructor. Jesus taught people to become “Christ Like” in their deeds and soul. He was not a community organizer but a spiritual guide. He spoke to individuals, not neighborhoods and nations. Please stop trying to find some way to scold Christians. Either you don’t know what you are talking about, or you do and you are attempting to mislead people. Jesus, unlike Mohammed, never attempted to become a secular leader. Please reframe from opining on things you don’t understand.
By the way, what is a “progressive evangelical.” Is that like a Marxist Capitalist?
“Social Justice” is the new phrase for “Liberation Theocracy”. Which is at its core Communist.
“I cannot see the living Christ down the barrel of a gun.”- a South American Bishop whose name escapes me.
Funny, he may be wrong about many things, but he is correct this time. These HAVE become code words for the one world church/Humanism/Socialism triumverate. The preaching along these lines justified many in these churches to vote for Obama and his ilk “to better care for the environment and the needy.”
I am with Glenn Beck on this one- a few years back when I had to do a lot of driving for work, I notice MANY church bingo halls with the message “Share The Wealth”
I asked one of them what this was all about - they had no idea it was a socialist slogan
I asked WHOSE wealth they wanted to share- his answer implied he meant it to mean “Share YOUR wealth” (which is OK) rather than “share THE weatlh” (which is very very different)
I asked him where he got the idea to post that- and he said they were told by some higher church authority (I dont remember which)
This happend so often I almost made a POST here are Free Republic about it- with photographs of AT LEAST 7 of the exact same “Share The Wealth” signs on different churches.
Classic Time magazine Divide & Conquer hit piece.
So Time Magazine is for government spending in the name of Christ when it is Obamacare being sold this way?
I cannot be forced to tithe to Obama’s brand of Christianity. THAT is a violation of the separation of church and state we hear so much about.
This is an obvious attempt at divide and conquer. I hope no one here is dumb enough to fall for it. There is no one better than Glenn Beck at exposing the communist revolutionary obamanation administration.
Whether the Mormon Jesus is the one I worship is beside the point here. Fact is that those who preach the social gospel have indeed jumped the shark. I know they want the destruction of my God given country and its history. Period end of story
Liberal religious Christians think their Christian duty and obligation to the poor is fulfilled by their ideological support of Government policies to support (and perpetuate) poverty.
Render unto Caesar that which is Caesar's, but render unto the Lord that which is the Lord's.
Liberal Christians like to read that as...
Render unto Caesar that which is Caesar's, and Caesar will render unto the Lord on your behalf.
Woe to those who when asked “and what did you do to succor the least among us?” at the gates of Heaven can only reply; “I supported public policies and voted for candidates who were for government programs to help the poor.”
Time says BECK hates Jesus..Ha..hahahaha.....hahahaha...(big breath)...HA!
Don’t pretend to speak for me (a fundamentalist
Christian). By generalizing, your agenda is
transparent. Glenn’s truth assault has hit its
mark. You are nothing but a yelping dog.
If mainline Protestants, African-American, Hispanic
and Catholic churches are offended perhaps they’ve
been stung by the assault of truth as well.
Agreed! Glen Beck is very informative.
Just like the word smiths co-opted the word “gay” for homosexual, or progressive for a communist, or liberal for a communist, social justice has been co-opted to mean redistribution of wealth communism/marxism.
Just like some people will find any reason to hate Bush, Obama,... they will find a reason to support their hate for Glenn then claim to be a Christian. Riiiiiiight.
You have to hand it to the left, they are the best at word smithing and we allow them to frame the debate with their words so we are two steps behind from the get go.
You have failed to understand what Glenn Beck is talking about. By the way, could you rewrite this sentence: “Yes, but only because of overextended liberal application w/in contexts by folks like Wallis and others.” I cannot figure out what you are saying here.
You should know the Marxist elements of “Social Justice” New Age Religion. One only needs to examine the false teachings of Jim Jones and the Black Liberation preachings of Reverand Jeremiah Wright. This type of religion seeks to implement the Golden Rule on the collective, as mandated by a government system. This should remain what Christ meant it to be, the actions of the individual springing from the inspiration of the Holy Spirit in ones heart.
I cannot be forced to give money to the government using "Christianity" as the argument.
What's next? Government prohibition on pork products as it violates Islam and Judaism?
Social justice is also the excuse for continuing quotas and set-asides and favoring the “underclass” against big corporations in courtrooms (justice should be blind to both parties).
“When Glenn Beck told listeners of his radio show on March 2 that they should “run as fast as you can” from any church that preached “social or economic justice” because those were code words for Communism and Nazism,...”
Uhm, well... IT IS!
And if I missed something, Protestants, African-American congregations, Hispanic churches, and Catholics...
Are part of that mindset Devil Worshiping, Satanic Inspired, Lenninist Idolizing, Communists.
That’s the way I see it.
I am an evangelical (AG) and I can see what he is talking about. If you think he is talking about anything other that the Reverend Wrights of this country you purposefully fooling yourself. If a church espouses anything other than turning the other cheek, that minister has probably given up his Bible for the Communist Manifesto. It is one thing to get involved politically, it is quite another to say God damn America. I think some liberals are just trying to peel conservative Christians from Beck. Theologically I disagree greatly with Beck. Politically we are on the same sheet of paper. LDS did great in California with Prop. 8.
Helping the poor (financially poor, spiritually poor, physically poor, etc.) is a wonderful endeavor for any individual Christian. But, if you are in a church that speaks of liberation theology or social justice you are in a church that is a front for godless communism. They are not about individual decisions, free will, or liberty, they are about using government force to advance an agenda.
Unless you wish to embrace communism as part of your religion, find a new church. And if you actually read Time, find a new magazine. Highlights or Jack and Jill would be more informative.
Look up the keywords godgap and religiousleft.
In 2004, when the Democrats lost the White House again, they developed a strategy to mask their agenda in religious terms to sell their policies to those who “cling to religion”.
There were a number of articles about Democrats seeking to close the “God gap” and win over the faithful as a bloc. They’ve pushed the strategy again in 2006.
In part, they drove social conservatives away from the GOP in 2006 with the much hyped “culture of corruption” (much of which was tied to the private lives of two homosexual Republicans).
Divide and conquer is exactly what is at play here.
If you see a church with the slogan, “Share The Wealth”, ask them why it doesn’t just say “Share the Good News”?
He occasionally screws things up and misses some great opportunities to really nail the commie left. But compared to most others in his position, there really isn’t anyone who approaches what he’s doing. He names names, show video evidence, links various things together. Online, yes, but not in the big spotlight. The goofy behavior is meant only to entertain and keep more people watching. He operates like any good classroom teacher does, mixing in humor with valuable lessons.
It pegs in with the Christian Socialist Movement that has been big in Europe where they confuse (with intent) the personal call Christ made for us to care for the less fortunate with a gigantic group hug and handout regulated by the government.
I heard Beck say this and, as a Christian, I didn’t take any offense because, having been in a denomination with a strong “social justice” emphasis, I knew exactly what he was talking about. There was one time in my life when I was tempted to walk out of church, and that’s when they had a “prayer of confession” that had us confess that we were guilty of slavery, exterminating the Indians, being generally nasty to women and gays, etc. Well, I hadn’t done any of that, and in the context of that prayer, I didn’t get to confess the sins I had actually committed. But I guess folks felt better after getting those sins off their souls, and that’s what counts.
I didn’t know Beck was a Mormon until the other day. I didn’t hear anything in what he said that would have identified him as Mormon.
I believe in having a social conscience and in doing what I can do to help those in need. But I left my former denomination over 20 years ago because, besides promoting big-government solutions, and promoting abortion as a “social justice” issue, it had pretty much abandoned any form of orthodox Christian doctrine. It wasn’t quite Unitarianism, but it was headed that way.
If that’s what Beck means, than I’m with him, regardless of his own affiliation.
There's nothing new about it. The commie left infiltrated the church decades ago. And 'commie left' is exactly what we're dealing with with today's democrat party.
Obama's Church: Gospel of Hate
Kathy Shaidle, FrontPageMag.com
Monday, April 07, 2008
In March of 2007, FOX News host Sean Hannity had engaged Obamas pastor in a heated interview about his Churchs teachings. For many viewers, the ensuing shouting match was their first exposure to "Black Liberation Theology"...
Like the pro-communist Liberation Theology that swept Central America in the 1980s and was repeatedly condemned by Pope John Paul II, Black Liberation Theology combines warmed-over 1960s vintage Marxism with carefully distorted biblical passages. However, in contrast to traditional Marxism, it emphasizes race rather than class. The Christian notion of "salvation" in the afterlife is superseded by "liberation" on earth, courtesy of the establishment of a socialist utopia.
Catholics for Marx [Liberation Theology]
By Fr. Robert Sirico
FrontPageMagazine.com | Thursday, June 03, 2004
In the days when the Superpowers were locked in a Cold War, Latin America seethed with revolution, and millions lived behind an iron curtain, a group of theologians concocted a novel idea within the history of Christianity. They proposed to combine the teachings of Jesus with the teachings of Marx as a way of justifying violent revolution to overthrow the economics of capitalism.
The Gospels were re-rendered not as doctrine impacting on the human soul but rather as windows into the historical dialectic of class struggle. These "liberation theologians" saw every biblical criticism of the rich as a mandate to expropriate the expropriating owners of capital, and every expression of compassion for the poor as a call for an uprising by the proletarian class of peasants and workers.
From "45 Communist Goals":
#27. Infiltrate the churches and replace revealed religion with "social" religion.
I agree with you both...but unfortunately the huckster crowd will be on this in a heart beat.
I would add, co-opting "welfare" so that the ignorant would think govt. giveaways are approved in the phrase "provide for the common Defence and general welfare..."
Oh, I agree that there have been attempts to hijack church hierarchy (and drive things like getting church funding for abortion and divesting in Israel, etc).
But in 2004, the day after the election, the politicos were on NPR discussing the “God gap” and how it would be the secret to winning elections and they have been since then and it becomes more pronounced.
It’s all bullstalin. They are trying to find the terms to sell the agenda. The agenda is not derived from scripture.
"social justice" is definitely commie code language. As are "Liberation" and "Struggle".
From Investor's Business Daily (IBD), August 27, 2008:
"Ayers, now a tenured distinguished professor of education at UIC, works to educate teachers in socialist revolutionary ideology, urging that it be passed on to impressionable students.
One of Ayer's descriptions for a course called 'Improving Learning Environments' says prospective K-12 teachers need to 'be aware of the social and moral universe we inhabit and ... be a teacher capable of hope and struggle, outrage and action, teaching for social justice and liberation.
The Annenberg papers are quite extensive 132 boxes containing 947 file folders with 70 linear feet of material. They undoubtedly contain more surprises regarding Obama's relationship with Ayers, one of many relationships Obama has sought to hide.'..."
Article: Annenberg Papers: Putting On Ayers?
REVOLUTION: Voice of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA [Maoist]
[Revolution] Interview with Bill Ayers, Revolution #63, October 1, 2006:
"On Progressive Education, Critical Thinking and the Cowardice of Some in Dangerous Times"
For all you'll ever need or want to know about Wright's
RACIST, COMMUNIST "Black Liberation Theology",
see my FR Home page:
"Their founding document [the Weather Underground's] called for the establishment of a "white fighting force" to be allied with the "Black Liberation Movement" and other "anti-colonial" movements to achieve "the destruction of US imperialism and the achievement of a classless world: world communism."..."-Berger, Dan (2006). Outlaws of America: The Weather Underground and the Politics of Solidarity. AK Press, 95.
Outlaws of America: The Weather Underground and the Politics of Solidarity (Paperback) by Dan Berger
Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright and Dr. William Ayers
are greeted by Rebekah Levin with the Committee
for a Just Peace in Israel and Palestine.
(Chuck Berman/Chicago Tribune / May 17, 2009)
The government is not the legitimate enactor of Christian Charity; so opposition to government “charity” no more is an abridgment of ones Christian duty (as the liberal religious like to claim) than the carrying out of this government “charity” absolves its supporters of actually performing individual acts of Christian piety.
The church of Reverend Wright comes to mind.
God Damn America
Jim Wallis & some of lameline Protestants have abused the term "social justice" to include areas well beyond a biblically based view of it.
Some overextend it to include...
...if heterosexuals can get married, why not homosexuals? -- including that as a "social justice issue."
...population issues -- what they call "overpopulation."
..."reproductive freedom" -- a code phrase in and of itself as meaning open-ended condom distribution and abortion-on-demand.
The list goes on & on.
The "big tent umbrella" of 'social justice' is often "social unrighteousness!"
So, yes, I was agreeing that "social justice" has become more of a "dirty word" among evangelicals. If a distinction is made between true Biblically based "social justice" vs. anything & everything that lameline Protestants are placing under that umbrella, then it remains fine.
It's like the rainbow -- meant to convey a promise of God. But when homosexuals try to usurp it as their own, it gets into "messier" associations.
You have failed to understand what Glenn Beck is talking about.
No, as I've indicated above, I understand very well what Beck was talking about. The problem is that he didn't bother to make some qualifying distinctions...what he did was tantamount to jumping all over the rainbow just because the rainbow's been usurped by the "diversity" types.
Beck should have properly focused on the abuse & usurpation of "social justice" -- not on tossing the baby out with the bathwater!
Colofornian QUICK the direction of your Mormon Hate fest is veering off into other areas!
You better come up with some more crap and get it back on your agenda!
You better come up with some more crap and get it back on your agenda!”
Let me help, then.
Beck is a Mormon. I don't know what the Mormon Church is other than a cult.
No Hell, just ‘Three Heavens.’
Secret Golden Tablets that no one has seen.
>>Either you dont know what you are talking about, or you do and you are attempting to mislead people.<<
Time magazine, like most of the MSM, is related to Beelzebub.
In practice the social gospel inevitably ends up violating the commandments against stealing and coveting.