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Monday, November 05, 2018

A billboard on Interstate 170 near St. Charles Rock Road is catching drivers' attention. A large electronic billboard that features President Donald Trump with the bible verse, "The word became flesh", can be seen along the southbound lanes of the highway.

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According to Snopes the John 1:14 reads:

He came unto his own, and his own received him not.

But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:

Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.

And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.

John bare witness of him, and cried, saying, This was he of whom I spake, He that cometh after me is preferred before me: for he was before me.

And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace. For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

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Any idea what it means?

#1 | Posted by Karabekian at 2018-11-05 01:59 PM | Reply

If your headline is meant to be sarcastic, I like it.

#2 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2018-11-05 02:06 PM | Reply

It means the heretics are now willfully conflating Trump and Jesus.

#3 | Posted by Tor at 2018-11-05 02:06 PM | Reply

#1 see #3.
#2: It seemed like the appropriate conflation of 2 precise terms into a witty turn of phrase to describe the article. I do enjoy a witty turn of phrase.

#4 | Posted by Avigdore at 2018-11-05 02:24 PM | Reply

Didn't realize Tor had just used conflate. Now my reply seems pretentious. Sorry about that

#5 | Posted by Avigdore at 2018-11-05 02:28 PM | Reply

Most of your replies are pretentious, 'Avignore, Self Appointed Defender of the English Language".

#6 | Posted by oldwhiskeysour at 2018-11-05 03:55 PM | Reply

Any idea what it means?

#1 | Posted by Karabekian

It actually means that the Word which is God...

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

The word became flesh when Jesus was born.

So goes the mythology of Christendom.

Which Trumps picture up there it seems to mean Trump is equivalent to Jesus.

Which I believe is blasphemy. I guess the Christians are all ok with blasphemy these days.

In a Muslim country there would probably be riots.

#7 | Posted by donnerboy at 2018-11-05 05:21 PM | Reply

"Which I believe is blasphemy."

You would be correct.

#8 | Posted by Danforth at 2018-11-05 05:22 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

MAGA!

#9 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2018-11-05 06:05 PM | Reply

MAGA!

#9 | Posted by HeliumRat

A lot of slogans don't age well.

IN 50 years, "MAGA!" will be viewed alongside "Heil Hitler!"

#10 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2018-11-05 08:44 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

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#7

Yes. This would be blasphemous.

#11 | Posted by Zed at 2018-11-05 09:11 PM | Reply

The Trump thumpers have taken this far beyond a billboard.

religionnews.com

#12 | Posted by hatter5183 at 2018-11-05 09:19 PM | Reply

Trumpism is a disease.

#13 | Posted by Zed at 2018-11-05 09:28 PM | Reply

Trumpism is a disease.

#13 | Posted by Zed

Trumpism is a symptom.

Fox news is the underlying disease.

#14 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2018-11-05 09:29 PM | Reply

Revelation 13:5

"And the beast was given a mouth uttering haughty and blasphemous words, and it was allowed to exercise authority for forty-two months."

Hm. 5 months short of 4 years.

#15 | Posted by YAV at 2018-11-05 09:33 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

The dems should troll the repubs and go all in.
Refer to trump as the saviour and second coming. His word is Gods word. Jesus has been replaced. Cancel Christmas and replace it with Trumpmas and go to church and praise Donald instead of jesus and rejoice that commandments 3, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 no longer apply.

#16 | Posted by bored at 2018-11-05 09:36 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Remember all the stupid jokes about Obama being the liberal Messiah?

Not even three years into Trump's reign of madness and this blasphemy is normal to Republicans.

#17 | Posted by Tor at 2018-11-05 09:46 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

It really is true that most Christians will end up followers of the anti-Christ.

The idiots were even warned as such in the book they claim to follow and read.

#18 | Posted by jpw at 2018-11-05 10:49 PM | Reply

I'm more certain than ever that conservatives read genesis parts of leviticus and revelations and proclaims themselves experts on the bible.

#19 | Posted by Tor at 2018-11-05 11:07 PM | Reply

Or, for that matter, call themselves Christians.

#20 | Posted by snoofy at 2018-11-05 11:10 PM | Reply

The New GOP Jesus:
www.youtube.com

#21 | Posted by Danforth at 2018-11-05 11:14 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Maybe Lang was right.


www.youtube.com

#22 | Posted by Tor at 2018-11-05 11:30 PM | Reply

#22 | POSTED BY TOR

that gives way to much credit to the trump cartel. the word is "how much" and the flesh just released a book

#23 | Posted by 1947steamer at 2018-11-06 02:45 AM | Reply

That verse means only one thing. Jesus taking on human form. Period. I appreciate them supporting the President and his efforts to support these important causes, but their interpretation, IMHO, is WAY off base. Perception does mean something and this was not thought out very well.

#24 | Posted by pacman116 at 2018-11-06 03:59 AM | Reply

Then some Pharisees came and tested Him by asking, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any reason?" Jesus answered, "Have you not read that from the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female'a and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh'b ? So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate." "Why then," they asked, "did Moses order a man to give his wife a certificate of divorce and send her away?" Jesus answered, "It was because of your hardness of heart that Moses permitted you to divorce your wives; but it was not this way from the beginning. Now I tell you that whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another woman, commits adultery."
-Mark 10:3

Just then, a man came up to Jesus and inquired, "Teacher, what good thing must I do to obtain eternal life?" "Why do you ask Me about what is good?" Jesus replied, "There is only One who is good. If you want to enter life, keep the commandments." "Which ones?" the man asked. Jesus answered, "‘Do not murder, do not commit adultery, do not steal, do not bear false witness, honor your father and mother, and love your neighbor as yourself."All these I have kept," said the young man. "What do I still lack?" Jesus told him, "If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow Me." When the young man heard this, he went away in sorrow, because he had great wealth. Then Jesus said to His disciples, "Truly I tell you, it is difficult for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God."
--Mark 10:16

Just what this world needs: more hypocritical, phony "Christians" who follow this Devil Trump so closely they hold onto his tail...

#25 | Posted by catdog at 2018-11-06 09:27 AM | Reply

Trump is more likely to be the anti-Christ.

#26 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2018-11-06 09:32 AM | Reply

Trump is more likely to be the anti-Christ.

#26 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday

Trump is just a foolish old man who will soon be crushed by the weight of his own ignorance.

Trump and his Gaggle of Deplorables will soon all be relegated to the ash heap of history.

The pendulum swing like the pendulum do...

#27 | Posted by donnerboy at 2018-11-06 12:32 PM | Reply

God made man in his image and God made trump in Toad's image.

#28 | Posted by IndianaJones at 2018-11-06 12:43 PM | Reply

Lord Trump - Grab em by the stigmata. Ouch!

#29 | Posted by redlightrobot at 2018-11-06 03:58 PM | Reply

"Our billboard IS NOT equating Jesus with President Donald Trump. Salvation comes only from a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, not any man. But God does send his messengers to us, and just as King David liberated the faithful in his day, President Trump is doing this today through his protection of the unborn, defense of our land against foreign invaders and standing up for Israel."

Why do so many of us laugh at Evangelicals, because they are idiots and they are funny without trying to be funny. Too bad they can still vote.

#30 | Posted by danni at 2018-11-07 07:51 AM | Reply

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