Democratic Georgia candidate/pastor sullying MLK's legacy

Thursday, November 19, 2020
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Steve Jordahl (OneNewsNow.com)

Warnock and LoefflerThe niece of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., says her family's legacy at historic Ebenezer Baptist Church is a pro-life legacy – which is 180 degrees from the current pastor of that church, who happens to be on the cusp of joining the U.S. Senate.

Georgia Democrat Senate candidate Raphael Warnock (pictured, left) is pastor of that historic Atlanta church – the church that the revered civil rights leader pastored. Despite his role as pastor of that church, Warnock remains a full supporter of the Democratic Party's platform, with its very un-Baptist planks. But he seems, as well, to not be troubled with a little blasphemy, as found in his comments during the July 30 memorial service for the late Democratic congressman, John Lewis:

Warnock: "We celebrate John Lewis. He was wounded for America's transgressions, bruised for our iniquities. The chastisement of our peace was upon him and by his stripes we are healed."

Evangelist Dr. Alveda King, MLK's niece, is not a fan of the current leadership at Ebenezer Baptist Church. She contends Warnock is profaning her family's legacy.

"Ebenezer was never Martin Luther King's church – it was the people's church; it was the Lord's church," she shares with OneNewsNow. "But in the legacy of the King family, none of the pastors and leaders who pastored that church were pro-abortion – not one."

As for the current runoff election between Warnock and Republican incumbent Kelly Loeffler (pictured, right), King says she expects it to generate more controversy. "You can't even think right now that whoever tricked and stole all the votes from President Trump in Georgia won't be trying to steal them again," she says.

King

"So they're trying [to do that] with Dominion software – but, you know, we have dominion. We have the keys to the kingdom – we who call on the name of Jesus Christ as our Lord."

But while her earthly eyes see another election theft will be hard to stop, her spiritual eyes see something different: "I know we're not going to have a fair election; there's going to be a lot of shenanigans. But I believe we can have a miracle election."

According to a recent report by Fox News, Warnock also is being criticized for comments during a 2011 sermon in which he stated: "America, nobody can serve God and the military." Senator Loeffler, his January 5th opponent, has labeled those remarks "despicable, disgusting, and wrong" and tweeted that the pastor owes military veterans and active members an immediate apology.

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