Well, I’m sure the world wasn’t expecting an Easter message from the President of the United States, Donald Trump, but boy did they get one. Unlike any address from President Obama over his eight years in office, Trump’s first Easter address was not only strong and powerful, but it had a straight and forward message about the Christian Easter holiday. Liberals couldn’t have been too happy.
On Friday, President Trump offered well-wishes to Americans celebrating Easter and Passover, calling the U.S. “a nation of believers.” In his adress Trump said, “This Easter Sunday, Christians celebrate the resurrection of Christ and the promise of eternal salvation…”
(Photo: Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach where President Trump attended Easter Services with his family.)
H/T Conservative Tribune:
In the address delivered Friday, Trump, of course, spoke about the Christian Easter holiday and acknowledged God’s power throughout history.
But he also used biblical examples to back up his statements, first choosing to talk about the Jewish feast of Passover as a celebration of God’s deliverance of the Israelites in the Book of Exodus then leading up to the challenges America and the world face in our own day.
Here’s President Trump’s Epic Easter Address:
“Down through the centuries, the Jewish people have lived through one persecution after another – and yet, they persevered and thrived and uplifted the world beyond measure,” the president said. ” And now, the state of Israel stands as a monument to their faith and endurance.”
Strong words of support for Israel have not been heard from the White House for many years. During Obama’s eight years as president, he often made decisions that harmed Israel, one of America’s closest allies.
In fact, you might remember when President Obama and his administration became strangely silent when it came to standing up to the United Nations in support of Israel. In 2016, America’s silence meant the U.N. passed an anti-Israel resolution which forbade all Israeli construction on the West Bank, because of complaints from the Palestinian people.
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned Obama after the resolution passed, stating: “The Obama administration not only failed to protect Israel against this gang-up at the UN, it colluded with it behind the scenes.”
Of course, Trump has done nothing but support Israel since his first day in office.
Also in his Easter address — Trump acknowledged that the holiday is a Christian one.
“This Easter Sunday, Christians celebrate the resurrection of Christ and the promise of eternal salvation,” he said. “It is a holy day of reverence and worship; it is a sacred time that fills the spirit of our nation with the faith of our people.”
He then continued to thank God for the vast blessings given to America, including the freedom of worship.
If you are shocked at such pro-Christian, pro-God words coming from a U.S. President, you are most likely not alone.
“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, but that’s a topic for another day,” Obama said.
What a difference a president makes. Trump went on to say,
“On Palm Sunday, as Christians around the world celebrate the beginning of Holy Week, ISIS murdered at least 45 people and injured over 100 others at two Christian churches in Egypt,” Mr. Trump said.
“We condemn this barbaric attack. We mourn for those who lost loved ones. And we pray for the strength and wisdom to achieve a better tomorrow — one where good people of all faiths, Christians and Muslims and Jewish and Hindu, can follow their hearts and worship according to their conscience,” he continued.
We certainly do condemn the attacks of ISIS, hence Trump’s recent dropping of the MOAB or “mother of all bombs” on ISIS. The bomb was dropped on the tunnels in the Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.
The president also managed to let Americans know that both he and his entire administration would fight — not only for all Americans, but also all the marginalized and those threatened by terror throughout the world.
“I want you to know: This White House is fighting for you. We are fighting for every American who has been left behind,” he said. “We are fighting for the right of all citizens to enjoy safety and peace — and to work and live with the dignity that all children of God are entitled to know.”
Amen! Thank you President Trump for addressing America with this strong Easter address. Americans should know, you are fighting for the rights of all citizens so that we may have the freedom of religion to worship, the right to bear arms and the right to speak their minds, along with all the other rights in the Constitution that your adminstration is upholding and our military helps to defend. We thank God for that.
Again, Christians support your message:
This Easter Sunday, Christians celebrate the resurrection of Christ and the promise of eternal salvation,” he said. “It is a holy day of reverence and worship; it is a sacred time that fills the spirit of our nation with the faith of our people.”
On Easter Sunday, President Trump attended Easter Services with members of his family at the Episcopal church near his Mar-a-Lago residence.
First Lady Melania Trump, their son Barron and the president’s younger daughter Tiffany as well as the first lady’s parents, accompanied the president at Bethesda-by-the-Sea Church.
After the 11 a.m. service, the President was scheduled to return to Mar-a-Lago to join his two elder sons, Eric and Donald Jr., and their families for an annual brunch and Easter egg hunt, according to spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham.
H/T The Hill
May God bless President Trump and his family on Easter. May he also bless those who serve our country to defend our freedoms including the freedom of religion. May Trump bring “peace through strength” and help ‘Make America Great Again’.
God Bless America.