Franklin Graham’s false Gospel

… Franklin Graham [declared] last week … a special day of prayer for the President, Donald J. Trump” on Sunday … Graham made clear that the real purpose of the event was not to pray for the president, but to pray in his political favor …

… Graham is at least nominally the head of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association . Does he think that his servile devotion to Trump will clarify the Christian gospel in many minds, or obscure it? Does he think that more people, or fewer, will be open to following Christ after a day of partisan prayer? This is the greatest danger of a politicized faith on right or left: that it artificially narrows the offer of grace. For a minister of the gospel, making Christ secondary to anything is the dereliction of a sacred duty. Making the gospel secondary to the political fortunes of Donald Trump is betrayal compounded with farce.

Michael Gerson, Franklin Graham has played his ultimate Trump card.

The depravity and servility of Franklin Graham’s support of Trump is nauseating. I encourage you to read Gerson’s full indictment.

June 4, 2019


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