June 28, 2019

President Trump announces his re-election campaign with a very controversial opening prayer

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JD: You know one of the things that really bothered me about the President’s announcement rally was the opening prayer by Paula White one of Donald Trump’s main spiritual advisors. What can you tell us about who she is and how she fits into President Trump’s circle of advisory?

DJ: Her relationship with the President goes back to around 2002 when he discovered her by watching her television program and she believes God told her to show Donald Trump who God is. And now she is the chair of the President’s evangelical advisory committee.

JD: But what are your thoughts about what she said in her prayer and the fact that she has so much influence in this administration?

DJ: Here are a few of the things that she said during her prayer. She said, I pray for the spirit of the Lord to rest upon our President and let your favor cause his power to be exalted. So she seemed to refer to Trump as God’s anointed and that’s a title that’s reserved for the King of Israel and ultimately for Jesus Christ is the one who will establish God’s kingdom on the earth.

And since White believes it’s the church’s responsibility to establish God’s kingdom this is not only bad theology but its dangerous theology. The more and more people are believing mixing this kind of theology with politics just won’t end well. Let every demonic network that has aligned itself against the purpose and the calling of President Trump let it be broken let it be torn down in the name of Jesus; I declare President Trump will overcome every strategy from hell and every enemy and will fulfill his calling and destiny. So this also represents White’s theology of deliverance picking authority over Satan. But Paul tells us to put on the full armor of God for a defensive stance. James says we are to humble ourselves before God and the enemy will flee. We secure victory in the name which is above every name the name of Jesus Christ.

Jimmy we just don’t have the right, the authority or the Biblical guidance to pray like this. There was no hint of an attitude of not my will but your will be done which is always the way we need to come to the Lord in prayer.

JD: David James with an explanation of the controversial opening prayer of the large campaign rally as President Trump announced his intensions to run for re-election in this coming year.

We report this information because it is setting the stage for Bible prophecy to be fulfilled.

We should praise the Lord that Donald Trump has a spiritual advisory board. However, we need people on that board that are theologically correct and in line with what the Bible says especially on the subject of prayer. In fact we must be correct on our Biblical understanding of prayer as found in I Jon 5:14 & 15. And also we must remember we as Christians must pray for those in higher authority, that’s I Timothy 2:1-4. Please pray for President Trump.