Warnock Deletes Tweet Claiming People Can Save Themselves, Easter Transcends Jesus' Resurrection
The Christian Post - Rev. Raphael Warnock, a Democratic U.S. senator from Georgia and pastor of Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church, has removed a controversial Easter tweet stating that even non-Christians can save themselves by doing good.
“The meaning of Easter is more transcendent than the resurrection of Jesus Christ,” Warnock wrote on Twitter Easter Sunday. “Whether you are Christian or not, through a commitment to helping others we are able to save ourselves.”
After backlash, the tweet was removed from Warnock’s social media page.
The tweet caused some to accuse the 51-year-old reverend who won a Senate runoff election in January and propel Democrats to the Senate majority of heresy.
“Warnock deleted his heretical tweet,” President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Jenna Ellis responded by tweeting. “He should delete Reverend in front of his name too.”
In an earlier tweet, Ellis said that Warnock’s tweet was “false gospel and heresy.”
“We cannot save ourselves,” she wrote. “The....READ MORE
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