The election of Donald Trump in 2016 was, in the viewpoint of many Christian conservatives, a great encouragement and a welcome relief from the obvious disastrous course toward a globalist, communistic culture and the ominous prospect of Hillary Clinton. Totalitarian oppression was bearing down upon us at every level of life like an out-of-control freight train gaining downhill speed. Just when many believed everything was going off the rails, Donald Trump appeared on the scene to save the day. An outsider, and not a part of the “culture of corruption” of the political “swamp,” many believed, as I also hoped for, that this was a change that would at least delay the imminent and foreboding disaster coming down the pike. What other option did we have to pin our hopes on, at least for the short term?
From the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration as President of the United States until the present day, he began to make significant changes, especially to reduce government regulations interfering with the success of small business. Other changes were made to encourage American companies not to leave the country but instead, stay here to help create jobs. Trade deals were being formed to purportedly create a more “fair” outcome for Americans.
Mr. Trump found many American people rallying for him and even more so as he found increasing opposition from “democrats” and “liberals.” So far, he has withstood the pressure of the possibility of impeachment. I have to hand it to him, Mr. Trump is a bulldog in a never-ending fight in the midst of all the responsibilities he must handle – even at his age. Resilient!
I wonder, though, if all this ongoing controversy and conflict is simply a major dialectic on the public stage. If it is, it has been masterfully scripted. Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain.
I have been watching and observing things unfold as Mr. Trump has entered the final year of his first term as President. There are two very serious trends that I have noticed and which are advancing toward total defiance of God’s Law and His intended Kingdom rule through the true Covenant People. As to the latter, on December 12, President Trump signed an executive order and Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, and national origin and now includes “antisemitism”:
“… the order is aimed at federally-funded universities and colleges and will require the Department of Education, when reviewing whether there has been a violation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, to consider this widely accepted definition of antisemitism as part of its assessment of whether an incident or activity may be antisemitic….” 1
The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) defines antisemitism as:
“A certain perception of Jews, which may be expressed as hatred toward Jews. Rhetorical and physical manifestations of antisemitism are directed toward Jewish or non-Jewish individuals and/or their property, toward Jewish community institutions and religious facilities.” 1
Of course, this would include any criticism of Jews. Who cares about legitimate criticism if the facts warrant it? First Amendment violation – so what?
The order is just one step closer to antisemitic legislation by Congress criminalizing anyone raising any question about the Jews or the “State of Israeli” like is happening in other European countries today.
But it is no secret that Mr. Trump has a family member who is a Jew (son-in-law) and his daughter has converted to Judaism. It’s a good political move, too. Mr. Trump not only has Jewish support out of this, but also the “Christian Zionist” support. As one friend of mine commended: ‘Trump is a shoe-in for re-election.”
But the point is that this special protection racket for Jews continues to perpetuate the masquerade that these people are the biblical Israelites. And, of course, they are not.
The second disappointing trend is President Trump’s ongoing effort “to end criminalization of homosexuality.”
“Although the decriminalization strategy is still being hashed out, officials say it’s likely to include working with global organizations like the United Nations, the European Union and the organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, as well as other countries whose laws already allow for gay rights.” 2
The main target nations, who outlaw homosexuality as the death penalty, include United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and, of course, the “evil empire” of Iran.
President Trump has openly praised homosexuals and others who practice perverted sexual activities:
“As we celebrate LGBT Pride Month and recognize the outstanding contributions LGBT people have made to our great nation, let us also stand in solidarity with the many LGBT people who live in dozens of countries worldwide that punish, imprison, or even execute individuals on the basis of their sexual orientation.” He wrote. “My administration has launched a global campaign to decriminalize homosexuality and invite all nations to join us in this effort!” Trump urged. 3
Vice President Mike Pence (a professing Christian) is “on board with decriminalizing homosexuality around the world,” 3
Those who know what the Bible says about the practice of homosexuality, including the clear illustrations of God’s condemnation of Sodom, perhaps realize just how grave this acceptance and promotion is.
Protection of Jews (Canaanites/Edomites/Khazars) and homosexuals and the like are fundamentally destructive policies that will invite God’s judgment on us – as if we are not experiencing enough now!
As for me and my house, we oppose these trends and will not, and cannot support Mr. Trump – despite the positive things he has done. We appreciate some aspects of his administration, but they cannot overcome these serious violations of God’s Law. A darkening shadow comes upon our land and People.
But am I discouraged at what is happening? No! The God of our fathers has given us a mandate: Seek first His Kingdom and His righteousness.
He has a plan laid out for us. There is no time to waste.
For the Kingdom!
“Do not trust in princes, in mortal man, in whom there is no salvation.” – Psalm 146:3