Jesus would not support the Refugee and Muslim Ban
I am not one of those people who likes to speak for Jesus on current affairs, but when I saw this video by two people who have obviously never read the Gospels or they would have never said that Jesus would not support the poor and the outcast.
To Heal the Broken
The poor, the broken, the captives, the crushed, these are the ones Jesus was sent to heal, release, and deliver. We as Christ's Body (Rom 12:5, 1 Cor 12:12-27, Eph 3:6; 5:23, Col 1:18,24.) are to "be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the Lord's work, because you know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord (1 Cor 15:58)." I cannot imagine anyone who typifies that description and our work more than a refugee from a war torn region, especially when 51.1 % are under age 17 with 38.5 % younger than 12 years old (Fact Check.org).
Jesus went so far as to say that the difference between going to heaven or hell hinges on how we treat people like this.
When I see how we are treating these hungry, thirsty strangers in need of clothes and shelter; these people imprisoned in refugee camps, I weep at how we are treating the Lord so many of us claim to follow. That picture of the little boy drowned on the beach is Christ crucified again for the sins of the world. That poor child pulled from the rubble in Aleppo bleeding from his head wears a crown of thorns as the world mocks and spits on our God.
Anyone claiming to be a Christian who can look at these refugees who have been vetted for 1 to 2 years (Politifact) while living in limbo and not see the face of Jesus Christ is defying the Lord. There is no other way a believer can see it.
The truth is the Jesus taught by so many so called Christian leaders is not the Son of the Living God. He is a fiction they invented to preach fear and politics over the Gospel of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If we are serious about our faith, we have to seek the Kingdom of our Father before our own wants and desires.