Televangelist Jim Bakker Praises Trump

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Attacks Democrats and Praises Trump In Recent Comments

American pastor and televangelist Jim Bakker claimed that ‘all hell will break loose’ if the Democrats regain power, claiming that President Donald Trump was protected by God and not as dumb as people perceive him to be.

Defending Trump

Speaking on his show, The Jim Bakker Show last week, the controversial televangelist referred to Trump’s business and real estate achievements as a marker of the President’s apparent wisdom. You cannot build the most beautiful skyscrapers in the world if you’re dumb,” the Pastor said. “They fall down if you’re dumb.”

Bakker was joined on the show by Sharon Gilbert, an author and a host herself on Bakker’s PTL network. Gilbert commended the President for not allowing ‘his enemies to see his strengths.’ She was equally adamant on the divinity of a Trump presidency. “The Lord put Trump in there for His reasons,” Gilbert said. “And Trump is going to stay there so long as the Lord is going to use Him.”

“The anti-Christ” Left

Bakker hailed Trump as a staunch defender of the Christian faith while claiming that Democrats are bent on destroying it. He went as far as to refer to them as ‘anti-Christ,’ and said that a win for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in last year’s election would have been the end for Christian networks and shows like his.

“The left has become anti-Christ,” Bakker said. “I’m convinced, if we would have elected the other candidate, we would be, right now, probably packing boxes to move out of our buildings and Christian television would begin to be a part of the end of the era of the freedom of Christian television. They don’t want us, we’re one voice that speaks biblically and they don’t like the fact that God’s word differs with what they teach. If we change positions in this country and the other team takes over, you better get ready because all hell is going to break loose and America will not be a religious nation any longer.”

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