Dobson: Trump Recently Accepted Christ

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Perhaps I’m late to this story, what with so much else going on. But apparently just recently Donald Trump accept Jesus as his savior and is now a born-again Christian.

This is what Dr. James Dobson is telling fellow evangelicals. And it is apparently what Trump told him. Dobson even knows the businessman who recently led Trump to Christ. And it all came out at that big evangelical shindig Trump held a week ago in New York City.

Said Dobson:

He did accept a relationship with Christ. I know the person who led him to Christ. That’s fairly recent.

I don’t know when it was, but it has not been long. I believe he really made a commitment, but he’s a baby Christian. We all need to be praying for him, especially if there’s a possibility of him being our next chief executive officer.

I confess I learned this in an odd way. I found myself at CharismaNews, an evangelical news outlet, reading an article about relief that a portion of the Temple of Baal from Palmyra, Syria was not being relocated to New York’s Times Square. (If you’re not religiously-minded, Baal comes off pretty badly in the Bible.) Then in the trending stories I noticed the story about Trump accepting Christ. It’s definitely legit: the guy who interviewed Dobson, Pastor Michael Anthony, actually went on CNN to talk about it. They played the audio of the interchange.

I find all of this amazing.

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