Liberal Jesus.

Via on Dec 21, 2013

Jesus is Love, not Hate, not Fear.

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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.

And, he wasn’t “white.” [Jon Stewart] For that matter, he didn’t have long hair. Not that that matters, but…it is so.

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Bill Maher: “If Palin thinks the Pope is liberal, just wait until she hears some of the things Jesus has been saying.”

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“If Sarah Palin’s this shocked by Pope Francis, she’ll be catatonic when she finally gets round to reading about Jesus in the New Testament.” (independent.co.uk)

What would conservative Jesus have done?

And, supply side Jesus!

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7 Responses to “Liberal Jesus.”

  1. mrchokeys says:

    The archetypal legend, who is real independently if the stories told, is indeed a revolutionary, an outlaw, and one who bonded with the our-grouped sections of society. He would not doubt be crucified all over again, with Christians driving the nails this time.

  2. Michael says:

    Jesus was God. He wasn't anti-wealth. He advocated responsibility. He wasn't anti death penalty because he he paid for our sins by accepting the death penalty of the day. He wasn't anti public prayer. He was pro humility. He never mentioned abortion or birth control because early childhood death was too common to think of actually choosing to cause a death like that. He didn't say anything about torture because he only taught about love. He never taught that wealth was wrong but taught that ignoring the poor was just like ignoring him.

  3. Mick says:

    Wow, Fox News never worried about approving my comments. Must be crazy to be that brave.

  4. ted says:

    Just to clarify,, Jesus is god. the same god that burned sodom and gamorrah for being sexually sinful. Including gay (they wanted to have sex with the angels) that they thought were male visitors of lot. Jesus (god) said if you dont work, you dont eat. Jesus didn't need to save up money cause he created the universe. Im sure he could create a 20$ if he needed one. god says you should be of sober mind.. (not drunk or stoned). You never have premarital sex. YOU follow the laws of man (example: dont smoke weed if its illegal). I can go on and on. But the main things is don't claim that the god of the bible is somehow associated with liberal socialists. Who have spent the last 100 years trying to get the world to forget jesus/god. Its just ignorant of what liberalism is. I dont care if your liberal, but at least understand the progressive socialist agenda. IF you think christians are bad. YOur gonna love islam as it grows and permeates your liberal administration. They still stone gays and cut the hands of boys that steal, they dont believe in social programs except for fellow believers. 22 muslim countries didnt give a dime to the tsunami effort because their religion doesnt believe in feed Kafir, letting them starve is easier than killing them. American christians raised more money for the tsunami than all the europen (liberal socialist) governments combined. Jesus loves you man, but he dont like people lying about him. :D

  5. ted says:

    Jesus was not white? what color do liberals think jews are?

  6. Allen says:

    “Therefore render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's.” Mathew 22:21 The liberal agenda is often to assign God's work to Caesar (the government). The author of the text on the painting above inadvertently drills home the point of what's wrong with the liberal point of view. All true Christians would agree that Jesus did the right thing by feeding the multitude. But he didn't feed them for years and much more important is that he and followers did the earthly work of dispensing the food and cleaning up after. He DID NOT ask Caesar (the government) to force people to do it or finance it under the threat of a prison sentence. As followers of Christ we help the poor and the hungry because it is the right thing to do. Many non-Christian organizations also do this kind of work for the same reason. But forcing others to provide the funds and labor to do this using the IRS and the welfare system so that you can claim the moral high ground is appalling and yet is a fundamental plank in the liberal platform.

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