“Jewish Republicans rejected Donald Trump’s comments in response to violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, but it doesn’t appear the president is facing further consequences from the small but vital GOP constituency over what they saw as a failure to adequately denounce crowds that shouted anti-Semitic chants and hoisted Nazi flags last weekend.
The Republican Jewish Coalition in a statement called for Trump to show greater leadership after he seemed Tuesday to equate neo-Nazi and Ku Klux Klan demonstrators with those protesting them. Matt Brooks, executive director of the RJC, would not say whether members plan any further steps to warn the president.” MORE
For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.
Philippians 1:21 NIV
But, “Let the one who boasts boast in the Lord.” For it is not the one who commends himself who is approved, but the one whom the Lord commends.
2 Corinthians 10:17-18 NIV
Therefore, since we have these promises, dear friends, let us purify ourselves from everything that contaminates body and spirit, perfecting holiness out of reverence for God.
2 Corinthians 7:1 NIV
“Vice News Tonight airs new footage from the neo-Nazi rally in Virginia on Friday, showing marchers chating racist slogans, including anti-Semitic ones.” MORE
If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.
Romans 14:8 NIV
I rejoice in following your statutes as one rejoices in great riches.
Psalm 119:14 NIV
[ Psalm 46 ] [ For the director of music. Of the Sons of Korah. According to alamoth. A song. ] God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.
Psalm 46:1 NIV
Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? Yet not one of them is forgotten by God. Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.
Luke 12:6-7 NIV