fredag 26. mai 2017

På vente hjemmet



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Venter på dagen, kommer den?
Venter på å stå opp, igjen.

Venter på frokost, god den?
Venter på hjelp til på do, igjen.

Venter på middag, smaker den?
Venter på å komme til rommet, igjen.

Venter på besøk, kom ikke den?
Venter på kaffe og kake, igjen,

Venter på kveldsmat, som sist den?
Venter på å legge meg, igjen.

Venter på søvnen, trenger den!
Etter en lang dag med venting, igjen.

Venting på hjemmet, slik er den...

lørdag 18. mars 2017

Salm 4

Når jeg roper da svar meg, v2 Jeg forventer svar fra min rettferds Gud, fordi når jeg har vært i nød, så har Herren funnet en utvei for meg. 
RE: Forstår at når nøden er påtrengende så tyr du ikke til en "stille bønn". I tillegg til din erfaring med tidligere hjelp i nød, hva er det ellers som gjør at du tror Herren vil høre når du roper David?
At Herren er meg nådig! 
RE: Du er utsatt for mennesker som taler nedsettende om deg...
Ja de elsker tomhet, og jager etter løgn og bedrag! v3
RE: Tenk å elske TOMMHET, hvilken misbruk av kjærlighet og hvilket selvbedrag, ikke rart at slike ikke liker deg. Den som lyver og bedrar andre, gjør det først og mest ovenfor seg selv, og det er vel da man må elske den tomhet som oppstår for å tenke at alt er bra med meg.
De burde ta tid å tenke seg om når de ligger og hviler v.5 Være STILLE! Selv om det kan skape frykt når stillhet avslører tomheten. Det lærer oss å ofre på rett måte og sette sin lit til Herren v.6
RE: Å om jeg kunne bli lykkelig, ja det sukker mange David v. 7 Men hva mener du er virkelig lykke? 
Det er når Herren lar lyset fra sitt ansikt skinne over våre liv. Åpenbaringen av Hans nærvær!
Mange regner lykke som å ha overflod av av materielle goder, på min tid var det en rik høst av korn og vin som gjorde bonden glad. v.8 Men det er mye større med en virkelig glede i hjerte som bare Gud kan gi. En glede helt uavhengig av materielle omstendigheter,
RE: Hvilken hvile og glede, selv i motganger så store at vi må rope Gud om hjelp.
Ja vi kan legge oss ned å sove i FRED Rolf-Erik, for Herren lar oss hvile TRYGT. Bare du Herre kan gi slik hvile. v.9.

RE: Takk for praten David, det ble sent i kveld men nå skal jeg sove godt.

onsdag 8. mars 2017

HEIA Trump!

Dette er et innlegg jeg hadde på Facebook 11 Nov. 2016, rett før presidentvalget i USA,
syntes det fortjener en plass blant mine blogger:

En god broder med en stor og variert vennekrets på facebook, klaget over at han fikk en - endeløs rekke av «FUCK TRUMP!», meldinger, og nesten ingen «Heia Trump»!
Han kan bare misunne meg...for hos min mer engere og utvalgte vennekrets på fb er det mye «Heia Trump»! Og enkelte har endog en helt unik «inside information» om både Donald og Hillary.
I min naivitet trodde jeg at Hillary Clintons livs lange Metodist menighets tilhørighet, dype kjennskap til Skriften, tjenende og tilgivende livsførsel, og som regel behandler folk med kjærlighet og respekt - var å fortrekke.
Kanskje derfor har jeg fått meldinger her på fb som ikke er offentlig kjent. Slik som at Trump har har bedt «frelses bønnen»! Når, hvor og med hvem, er visstnok hemmelig stemplet.
Jeg er videre blitt betrodd at han nå i sitt 70ende år, vil endret livsførsel og karakter. Den ny omvendte Trump beskrives i ordlag som gir forhåpninger om at han nå snarlig vil nærmer seg engelen Gabriel, i personlighet og status.
Jeg kan også glede meg over å være omgitt av eksperter på internasjonal politikk. De slår fast at han er redningsmannen for Amerika og resten av verden. Via en tilsendte video sier en Rabin at Trump er Cyrus som er omtalt hos profeten Esaias, hvor også Trumps navn er nevnt, for han vil også redde Israel.
Jeg har videre blitt undervist om hvilke karakter egenskaper som teller over alle andre, nemlig korrekt mening om abort og homofili. Dette er enkle moralske tema som lett kan løses, forstår jeg nå.
Mitt syn på Hillary Clinton har jeg fått grundig korrigert. Jeg nevner i fleng: Hun har begått 42 bestillings mord, det er avslørt i hennes e-mails. «Crooked Hillary» vil bli dømt til 2o års fengsel så snart "god gutten" har satt seg ned i det Ovale kontor. Det er heller ikke offentlig kjent, så jeg er overveldet over tilliten jeg har opparbeidet hos enkelte her på fb.
Det jeg i min forvirrede tilstand nevnte noe om at Hillary har viet sitt liv til å gjøre verden bedre, falt en en entusiastisk «Heia Trump» mann, i anfektelse om jeg var «frelst». Jeg erkjenner åpent at jeg var helt uvitende om at troen på Trump nå også avgjør vår frelse. Lurer på om ikke vedkommende også mener at de som ikke stemmer «De kristne» er ikke kristne.
Men her er jeg urokkelig. Frelsen tilskriver jeg KUN Guds nåde og barmhjertighet, takket være Jesu fullbrakte verk.
Om dette er en for stor villfarelse i disse tider for noen, så bruk «unfriend» knappen. Dere har min fulle forståelse.
Håper jeg får tilgivelse for at jeg kom så til kort som «politisk kommentator», er blant dem som ikke ser sin begrensning...
Men JA, lykke til Trump! Vi fortjener alle en sjanse til å vise i praksis hva vi står for når livet skifter...
Det blir sikkert mye "moro" fremover, og kanskje tiden er inne for en "buss-nisse-man" til å brøyte vei gjennom skaren av "politiske korrekte" venstrevridde ubrukelige profesjonelle politikere, å få noe gjort?!
Men som jeg har innsett; - Hva vet jeg?
Men et ord har blitt viktig for meg: «Vis vennlighet til alle, Herren er nær». Hvor mye leit vi hadde unngått om vi hadde praktisert dette gode råd fra Paulus, og hvor godt likt vi da hadde vært blant folk flest!
Selvinnsikt er et vanskelig fag for meg, så svikter jeg i vennlighet til en fb-venn, så hjelp meg ved å påpeke også det.
Til dere som har våget å trykke «likes» og gitt oppmuntring: Hjertelig takk. Dere som har vært oppgitt over min uforstand og tatt bryet med den vanskelige oppgave å korrigere en så sta person, fortjener også takk.
Ikke gi opp!

For orden skyld. Bilde ovenfor er ikke fra et møte med mine fbk venner og Trump, men tror i såfall det ville sett omtrent slik ut.

torsdag 6. oktober 2016

Trump seek salvation from evangelicals. Part II.

Mr Trump’s campaign is in need of salvation. Is this a task for the churches, or should they be servants of the gospel, and let Mr Trump work out his own politically salvation if he can?

The most important clue to understanding why Trump has any support at all among “evangelicals”, is that the Republican Party traditionally has strong standing among Christians. 
So strong that many say: We are Republicans, no matter who the candidate is, we must support him!

The Republican Party, some claim is primary a party for the 1 % mega-rich, to ensure laws and taxes benefit them. But that will not earn them many votes, so they must have popular and good issues, like “family values” on the agenda. For many evangelical leaders, abortion and gay marriage, seems to be the most (even only?) important biblical issues on their political agenda. No matter other very legitimate moral questions, like wars, gun laws, unfair treatments of poor people, and current media culture. MEDIA created Trump, as a celebrity from his TV show, and to give him free publicity due to extreme behaviour and vulgarity. Media love it because "circus" entertains the masses.
Abortion laws, its an ongoing major political battle in US between pro-life (strict law against abortion) and pro-choice (abortion laws like in Europe). Republicans mainly support pro-life and Democrats pro-choice. Same-sex marriages is another major issue, and again the Republican Party are more against rights for homosexuals than Democrats who do not want to discriminate.
  Usual Christians concluded that Republican candidates were better on issues like abortion, marriage and family, and religious freedom, while Democratic candidates were better on racial justice, economic justice, and the environmentThe Supreme Court appointments are paramount issues for the evangelicals and Trump promises to select only conservative judges that will supports Christian values.

Many conservative evangelicals despise Obama and now Hillary Clinton. They see them as "antiChristians", since as leaders for a multi cultural society they will/can not force a
Christian conservative view on all citizen.
To read the attacks on Obama from some Christian leaders will not build up anyone who believes kindness and understanding should characterize a Christian.
On a 2015 Easter Prayer Breakfast in the White House, President Obama said:
"Where there is injustice we defend the oppressed. Where there is disagreement, we treat each other with compassion and respect. Where there are differences, we find strength in our common humanity, knowing that we are all children of God.” And he makes a reflection that was not in his written speech; On Easter, I do reflect on the fact that as a Christian, I am supposed to love, And I have to say that sometimes when I listen to less-than-loving expressions by Christians, I get concerned,Obama was talking about the Apostle John’s call to love “with actions and in truth” rather than with words. IF you want to know how Obama stands on Christian core values see his  2016 Easter speech here!
That makes headlines among Obama haters like:
President Obama attacked Christians as being "less than loving"!
"Obama Stomps All Over Jesus At Easter Prayer Breakfast!"
Some leaders 
sent an open letter to the President; demanding he stops attacking Christians and apologizes

Who would YOU think would be the ideal candidate for voters who proclaim personal morality as their driving principle?
A man who is faithful to and clearly in love with his wife, who has only been married once, who is a devoted father, who is deeply religious but doesn’t brag about it, who is measured in his language and avoids vulgarity.

The problem for conservative evangelicals is that the politician who fits this description is Barack Obama, but their role model must come from The Republican field, NEVER MIND WHO THIS IS! 
Those who denounced Democrat Bill Clinton for his immoral yesterday has no problem to endorse Republican Trump today.

Mammon rules.
America is not a democratic country, because the rich have a very strong influence. Every important public position, from President to local law enforcement leaders has to been elected, and this purpose needs MONEY - a LOT!
Who can give big money for that? The rich once.
And who will expect to benefit from that investment? The rich once.
Therefore, not at least the Republican party has assured that the mega-rich in America pays less taxes, and whatever favour they need from the government they can more easily get than the common man. Not to mention an “army” of well-paid lobbyist, so they can influence the government in a way that will make them even richer.

No NAV in US as in Norway, that care for ALL. Norwegian citizen who need support due to out of work, sick or a pensioner, will get support, even if alcoholic, drug user, criminal, or just lazy; - NAV will take care of you.
No wonder that a lot of hard-working, low paid, poor, treated unfairly, feel the government do not care for them when they suffer.  It is among them you find Trump's main supporters. They want to send him to Washington to brake up this undemocratic system.
For this group of voters, Trump can as he say; “kill someone, and they will still vote for me!The more bully and crazy he act the more they support him in hope he will make “hell” for the political establishment. They feel, not without reason, badly treated. But any hope that the Republican Party, suddenly will start care for the “working class” and let the rich contribute, is to hope for a much bigger miracle than Trump to be elected president.

Hillary Clinton.

Hundreds of millions have been used to turn every stone to find any reason for the slogan “crooked Hillary”.  I wonder if any person in history has been more investigated. Still, the biggest "scandal" so fare is her wrong use of an e-mail server. Around 40 books are now in the marked about her, and most of them compete with each other to paint her in black. Not to mention all the conspiracy theories spin around her; she is lesbianism, have deadly sickness, have got people killed, has been unfaithful to Bill, and on and on...
IF we stick to the facts, compared with Trump is she a saint. Numerous biographies have detailed her deep religious belief. She maintained a spiritual relationship with the Reverend Don Jones, the youth pastor in her Methodist church during her childhood in Park Ridge, Illinois, for 20 years.
She carried a Bible while working on the presidential campaigns of 1972 and 1992. She taught Sunday school. She gave sermons about Methodist theology when she was the first lady of Arkansas. She says grace before meals, she has joined prayer groups. When faced with troubles in her marriage, she stuck with her husband rather than seek a divorce. 
Even then some “evangelicals” ridiculed her for not ending her marriage, rather than following the teachings of the Bible on this point. There is nothing to suggest her devotion is shallow, while Trump’s purported faith is an obvious fraud. Still, some Christian leaders advocate that Trump is the best moral choice for president. 


What ARGUMENTS can Christian leaders use, to legitimate Trump as the best presidential candidate?   


Rick Joyner
is well know and respected, even international, for his long standing teaching and prophetic ministry.
Personally, I have been more blessed by his teaching ministry than his more speculate prophetic statement, who are not free from a political Republican bias. Here with Reinhard Bonke on the platform.

One of Joyner evangelical friends is Jim Bakker. Remember Jim and Tammy Bakker, and “Praise The Lord” TV, (PTL club 1876-1987)? He was sentenced to 45 years in prison for defrauding 116,000 PTL followers out of 158 million dollars. In prison Bakker write a book "I Was Wrong", where he confronts the “Faith movement”, that he was a well-known spokesman for. The now 74-year-old pastor served five years of a 45-year sentence and has again a TV ministry  where Joyner has join him. One must admire Jim Bakker to make such a spectacular comeback and Joyner for supporting him. In a program together on “Jim Bakker Today”, Bakker asked:

Why is the church so boringly uniform?” Joyner replay: In my opinion, it’s because still the evil religious spirit. I’m talking about an evil spirit, a religious spirit right now has more influence in the church than the Holy Spirit does.” A good example of the outspoken Joyner!
 Like Joyner, Bakker is support of Trump. Joyner has probably always been a strong supporter of the Republican party, and speak against Obama, for his “relentless assault on Christianity”. 

Joyner meets with Trump May this year as seen on this unclear photo.
And believe Trump “has given hope to millions of people that there may be real leadership yet to be found in this country...”
But he admits:  “I can appreciate why any Christian would have trouble supporting Trump”, but again ; “Fewer Christians are choosing a candidate based on the candidate’s faith. Rather they decide based on who they think will do the best job confronting the important issues of the time.” (Abortion and homosexual issues?) Joyner is impressed by Trump’s lack of political correctness (PC) and willingness to say what he thinks. 
It's easy to agree with Joyner that one can be “feed up” with PC, where the only certain view on religion, immigration, Muslims, socialism, and so on are correct. If any other opinion, one get the risk of being ridiculed by the mainly liberal media industry.
He think Trump “will resist political pressure and do what is right for the country, instead of for special interests.” To place such a big trust on a man that easily change his opinion and care less for his words, and have shown only “personal interests” in his whole life, I find strange and dangerous. Even Joyner lamented about; “His behaviour, demeanour, and language...immature overreaction to criticism and his tendency to try to bully...Questionable business practices including several bankruptcies”, and the list can easily be longer to show a person that is “obviously not a devout Christian”, to say it kindly.
Still he “can see sound biblical reasons for supporting Trump”

SO HOW DO JOYNER ARGUE FOR THAT?
1. How Jesus pick leaders. 

How many of us would have chosen the ones Jesus picked to be His leaders? Why didn’t He go to the religious conservatives to find the future leaders of His church? Like it or not, the ones He chose were more like Trump than those we tend to esteem. Even the Apostle John, who is now known as the great messenger of love, was so reactionary that he wanted to call down fire from heaven to consume those who disagreed with them. On the night before Jesus was crucified, the disciples argued over who was the greatest. Sounds like Trump to me.

2. Gods support of David after his fall. 

How many of us would continue to support a leader who, after many years of serving and walking with God as a righteous and just leader, had an affair, and even worse, had the husband killed to cover it up? Yet it is said that Israel went astray by following Absalom, who sought to displace David because of his sin. In contrast, God commended Zadok the priest and gave an eternal blessing over his family for being faithful to David in this situation. The Lord knew when He called David that he would fall like this, but He called him anyway.

3. Not any leader is perfect.
And how could God love Jacob like He did? Jacob’s name means “usurper” and he was a devious liar and cheat, but “God loved Jacob.” 
This should not excuse character flaws in leaders, but there will only be One perfect leader. Character is important, but an unrealistic perfectionism can make us incapable of ever choosing a Washington, a Benjamin Franklin, a Lincoln, or a Churchill. Some character traits crucial for church leadership could be a hindrance for civil government leaders. The last person you want in a civil leadership position is one who “turns the other cheek.” As we see in Romans 13, those in civil authority are given the sword “to avenge evil”—they would be disobedient to not use their weapons for this purpose.¨

4. Religious conservatives were the worst enemies of Jesus
The Pharisees were resolutely devoted to the character, and Paul, the “Pharisee of Pharisees,” called himself “blameless.”
However, he was the worst enemy of the church and truth until the Lord struck him blind. The Pharisees were the most devout religious conservatives of the time, yet they were the worst enemies of the Messiah. Consider how they criticized everything He said and did and ultimately were responsible for having Him crucified. Think about how much grace and mercy the Lord had for sinners and how little tolerance He had for the self-righteous.

5. Even prophets can be wrong.
That being said, even some of the great prophets in
Scripture, like Samuel, had a hard time judging people after their heart rather than their appearance. It is hard to even for prophets to see people as they are called to be rather than as they are, but that is what we must seek to do. 
THIS IS JOYNERs 5 sound biblical reasons for supporting Trump, in his own words.
Its is interesting biblical arguments that are worth consideration. But one IMPORTANT difference between the disciples, Jacob and David and Trump, is that they were able to REPENT in a wonderful way, and God bless them for that!
But for “evangelical conservative Christians” who have certain moral issues on top of their political agenda, who want, like Muslims, laws that force the moral codes they favour, on all other citizens. Is not that politic the Pharisee way?

And one did not need to go to the Old Testament to find sound biblical reasons for NOT supporting Trump. Let me just suggest one from NT:
Now the works of the flesh are obvious: ...hatreds, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish ambitions, dissensions, factions, envy...Gal.5,19-21 
No need to provide any interpretations here.
I say as Joyner: Sounds like Trump to me.
AND if one as Joyner seems to believe that Trump now is a newfound defender of Christianity then considers this Scripture:
If anyone aspires to the office of overseer, . . . he must not be a recent convert or he may become puffed up with conceit and fall into the condemnation of the devil” (I Timothy 3:1, 3:6).

Not all evangelical support Trump.
Peter Wehner, senior fellow at the conservative think tank, Ethics and Public Policy Centerwrites in National Review that Falwell jr. is "damaging Christian witness" by supporting Trump. (Se about Falwell jr. in blog I)
Wehner says: "For those of us of the Christian faith, the fact that Falwell is viewed by many as an Evangelical leader makes it that much worse. We have been pained by the harm that a previous generation did to Christian public witness because of partisan, reckless, and graceless comments. Now we have this."

Michael Farris
The well know lawyer and Henry College Chancellor, attended the first meeting of the Rev. Jerry Falwell's Moral Majority in 1980, who brought together Republican under the premise that "only candidates that reflected a biblical worldview and good character would gain our support. He was the Washington state director of the Moral Majority, and have been a leader of the "Christian right" ever since 1980 when he believed that Christians could dramatically influence politics.
-Today, we see politics fully influencing a thousand Christian leaders, he say after the meeting of “evangelicals” in trump Tower, NY. (See blog I) 
-While I don't question the motives of those who are trekking to the Tower, I strongly dissent from the wisdom of their chosen path," and he added; “This is a day of mourning. Today, a candidate whose worldview is greed and whose god is his appetites (Phil. 3) is being tacitly endorsed by this throng," he wrote. "They are saying we are Republicans no matter what the candidate believes and no matter how vile and unrepentant his character. They are not a phalanx of God's prophets confronting a wicked leader, this is a parade of elephants.
In 1980 I believed that Christians could dramatically influence politics. Today, we see politics fully influencing a thousand Christian leaders.
He declared that Donald Trump's "conversation" with evangelical faith leaders signaled The End of the Christian Right.


Still 70 % Christian in US!
The United States remains home to more Christians than any other country in the world!
A large majority of Americans – roughly seven-in-ten – continue to identify with some branch of the Christian faith. But the percentage of adults (ages 18 and older) who describe themselves as Christians have dropped by nearly eight percentage points in just seven years, from 78.4% in a survey in 2007 to 70.6% in 2014.
Some Christians feel under siege, from the current political developments in the US when the Democratic Party have had the president.
But what witness will it be for the American public at large, that quite a bit evangelicals gleefully touts morality as the foundation of all policy while happily turning a blind eye to the behaviour that violates the same morality they are preaching? And what effect on the common man has the the hateful language some used in the name of Christianity?
And what will a president like Donald Trump
Your FIRED!
be as a Moral compass and role model for the whole nation, and as a world leader? That is worth considering for the evangelicals who still work to save Trumps total unpredictable political ambitions.
Its almost so one wanted Trump to be President, so all can see "the emperor without clothes". 
As one biographer sums up: the closer you look, the less there is. Less money, less substance, less meaning.

søndag 2. oktober 2016

Donald Trump seek salvation from evangelicals.

It is with great amazement I notice that Christians leaders endorse Trump and even see him as a man sent from God to save America and prophesy he will be the next president.

White evangelical Christians favor Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton by a margin of 55 percentage points, according to a poll done by Fox News.

U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses The Faith and Freedom Coalition's "Road To Majority" conference in Washington, U.S., June 10, 2016.

Among Christian leaders who have backed Trump is the president of Liberty University, Jerry Falwell Jr, who compared Trump to Winston Churchill!  
He was among almost 1,000 prominent evangelicals leaders convened by the organizations “United in Purpose” and “My Faith Votes”, who recently was making a pilgrimage to Trump Tower to "listen" to Donald.       He proudly twitted this photo, with Trump between him and his wife, and a Playboy Cover of the host, at right of her! 


Its clear that Trump is seeking political salvation from evangelical leaders weeks before election and he even announces that he has got an "Evangelical Advicer Board".

Among the few women in the “Advisory Board” was evangelist Paula White, who knows Trump from earlier meetings. She attended also the meeting in New York. James Dobson, another Trump “Advicer” and the past president of “Focus on the Family”, said publicly that he had recently heard that Paula  “personally led Trump to Christ”, but later when he was asked about details, he was not sure what had happened...
In the meeting Paula White lay hands on Trump and pray: 
Father, we just secure him right now by the blood of Jesus. We thank you that no weapon formed against him would prosper, and any tongue that rises against him would be condemned, according to the word of God,”  

Pastor Robert Jeffress on the stage with Trump. 

Jeffress is the leader of the influential 12,000-member First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas. He is in the same “Advisory Board”. - If you do not vote for Trump, he declare to The Christian Post: "I think the Bible has a word for people like that — it's fools,". 
He compare Obama with Antichrist: "For the first time in history a president of our country has openly proposed altering one of society’s (not to mention God’s) most fundamental laws: that marriage should be between a man and a woman. While I am not suggesting that President Obama is the Antichrist, the fact that he was able to propose such a sweeping change in God’s law and still win reelection by a comfortable margin illustrates how a future world leader will be able to oppose God’s laws without any repercussions."

But another Baptist pastor, outgoing Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd 
say after meeting with Trump, that faithfulness to the gospel was a priority, and therefore he will not endorse him. He visit Donald in this board room and calling Trump out on his sins and demanding repentance! That was not a seed falling into “ good ground”, and Trump in one of his many infamously angry twitters respond:
Trump:"Ya know what Tiny Ronnie? You're fired. How stupid can you be, coming into my board room telling me about sin and repentance? I think you're a very, very ineffective pastor. In fact, you're all fired. All 15 of you televangelists. Go home. Go fleece some more grannies for 'seed money'. Get out."
He has declared that he never asked God for forgiveness because he could handle things himself.  It should be interesting to know what the “televangelists” that support Trump think about this attitude... No “seed money” from the self proclaimed billionaire!
And it seams that Trump who do not like big "fat ladies”, do not like a “Tiny man” either...

An eye for an eye.
Is well known, that Trump’s connection to evangelical beliefs is weak, at best.
He has never before expressed any serious connection to the Bible or even a basic understanding of it. He call one of his own book “the best in the world”. After being presidential candidates he claim that “the Bible is my favourite book”, but he was not able to cite his favourite verse. Some months later he came up with “an eye for an eye” from Exodus 2, as his favourite Bible quote!?

Trumps Church
He has made occasional holiday appearances at the Marble Collegiate Church in Manhattan. Marble earned fame because of its half-century of leadership by
Norman Vincent Peale, known best for blending pop psychology with spirituality in a form of Christianity center on the self. As a child, Trump toddled along with his family to Peale’s sermons, hearing such messages as the one that opens the pastor’s best-selling book The Power of Positive Thinking: “Believe in yourself!” He clearly learned that one.
Or as Jeb Bush stated during the primaries; Trump has never cared about anyone other than himself. Since he has made a career out of an egotism without borders, he has no problem to brag about himself like a child in the kindergarten: ”I have a big brain.” “I advise myself.” “I am very, very rich,” and on and on...


Defender of the Christian faith?
Due to his inability to tolerate criticism, vindictiveness toward his opponents, his bullying and public insults, and his inappropriate and offensive public rhetoric, psychologist has diagnosis him with “a narcissistic personality disorder”. A personality “characterise by exaggerated feelings of self-importance, an excessive need for admiration and a lack of empathy for others.” 
Trump is known to be;  unstable, obsessive, vindictive, narcissistic, and cruel. A person who crass insults enemies in every shape and form. Hungry for money, praise, and celebrity and therefor ruthless and single-minded pursuit profit, and lack interest in anything beyond power and money. For a more comprehensive mental analysis, read: Profile Of A Sociopath

Proven dishonesty.
It will be interesting to ask Trump what of the Ten Commandments, he favour?
Clearly, “thou shall not lie” is not one of them.
It’s a lie, but who cares? ”, is a phrase he loved, a biographer of Trump revealed.
PolitiFact named Trump the winner of its annual “Lie of the Year” Award in 2015 - a competition which PolitiFact said “was not even close,” unquestionably in reference to the fact that it rated 72% of Trump’s public remarks about factual circumstances as false. 
He is regard as a serial and compulsive (pathological) liar
Even a extensive web page is only about Trump a liar!
It has been proven that he lies under oath in several court cases. Donald Trump is Named in at Least 169 Federal ongoing Lawsuits, and is famous for seeking revenge against anyone who opposes him by suing them in court.
The New York Times published an investigation about his business dealings and discovered, that Trump was a defendant in literally thousands of law suits, primarily brought by service providers and vendors whom he failed to pay for services rendered to him. His dishonesty in his business dealings is shocking and unprecedented for a presidential candidate.

Scandalous behaviour. To describe all of Trumps documented scandals will take several book. This link summarise more than a dozen of them:  
Trumps worst scandals.
Some days ago he twitter, around 5  in the morning, about Miss Universe and her alleged sex tape,  - a presidential candidate!? 

But he has no problem to  call himself: the greatest representative of the Christians!
Trump has no problem to sell himself as a defender of America Christianity, and told CBN’s David Brody:
The Christians are being treated horribly because we have nobody to represent the Christians. Believe me, if I win, I will be the greatest representative of the Christians they’ve had in a long time.
Consider the fact I have briefly mention above; 
A less able presidential candidate to be “the greatest representative of the Christians” is hard to imagine.  
HOW can evangelicals think that his sudden support for Christianity is anything else that a transparent attempt to bamboozle the faithful?
But not so. Many Christians support Trump so he can lead the US to his political "promised land".

In the next blog, we will look at how/why they argue for Trump, but also how other  Christians see this as great harm to Christian public witness!