Jesus is Love, not Hate, not Fear.
Read more Bible. Watch less Fox News.
Isn’t loving your neighbor, giving other people your cloak if they ask it and then throwing in a free tunic, and turning your cheek when someone wrongs you all Christian values?
Not only that; they are the most important Christian values. Matthew 22:37-39
Sick of reading headlines like this?
11-Year-Old Unable to have Abortion in Chile Because of Jesus — She became pregnant after being continually raped by her stepfather. “Think about it. An 11-year-old girl who is the victim of rape has to now become a mother because she has no other options” (patheos.com)
Then let’s remember the real “love your enemies” Jesus: a Christ full of compassion for the weak and poor.
Hiding the True Jesus: In reshaping American politics and society, the Christian Right has applied a distorted version of Jesus’s teachings, downplaying his pacifism and his contempt for wealth while emphasizing later revisions that didn’t threaten the powerful. (consortiumnews.com)
Rand Paul reminded social conservatives Thursday that Jesus was anti-war. “I can recall no utterance of Jesus in favor of war or any acts of aggression,” Paul said at a kickoff luncheon for the Faith and Freedom Coalition conference. (politico.com)
“Jesus was a liberal Democrat,” says Colbert, tongue firmly in cheek.
Bill Maher: “If Palin thinks the Pope is liberal, just wait until she hears some of the things Jesus has been saying.”
What would conservative Jesus have done?
And, supply side Jesus!
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