"Robert Jeffress is the pastor at the first Baptist church in Dallas".
Smith then noted before cutting to a commercial break that Jeffress is a Fox News contributor.
"You don't have the right to call someone else a bigot for believing the words of Jesus Christ", Jeffress added, as Starnes asserted that Romney has just "smeared" millions of Christians "as religious bigots" with his attack on Jeffress.
Three months before the start of the 2008 Republican presidential primaries in 2008, Jeffress said in a sermon that the candidate Mitt Romney, a Mormon, was part of a cult.
Jeffress responded in a tweet: "Historic Christianity has taught for 2,000 years that salvation is through faith in Christ alone". If Romney knew the Scriptures, he would know that the Jesus revealed in the Bible is not the brother of Lucifer, that God doesn't live on a distant planet with multiple wives, and that we are not all going to eventually become gods.
Trump has been criticized for announcing plans to relocate the embassy and for formally recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Romney, a Mormon running for Senate in Utah, took to social media to call Jeffress a "religious bigot," citing previous remarks made by the spiritual adviser to President Donald Trump.
Jeffress, who leads one of the largest Southern Baptist churches in the country, suggested in a 2010 interview with the Trinity Broadcasting Network that some churches might shy away from saying "anything that's going to offend people" to try to grow their congregations.
It's located in part of the city that Palestinians believe should be the site of their own capital and that many worldwide observers consider occupied territory seized by the Israeli government in 1967. Palestinians and Israelis both claim Jerusalem as their capital. He also stood by President Trump in March amid reports of his alleged affair with porn star Stormy Daniels: he publicly dismissed it as "irrelevant". To Jeffress, Trump paying off an adult film star to stay quiet about an affair "doesn't matter" because "evangelicals understand the concept of sin and forgiveness".
"You can't make the blessing on every 'kushi" you see - in America you see one every five minutes, so you make it only on a person with a white father and mother, ' he said, according to the Times of Israel.
A spokesman for Hagee's group, Ari Morgenstern, told CNN that the pastor gave the sermon based on the writings of a Jewish theologian, Rabbi Yissachar Shlomo Teichtal. "The fact is, it has belonged to them for three thousand years".
Laurie said in Psalms 122:6 Christians are commanded to "pray for the peace of Jerusalem" - "May those who love you be secure". "This is another example of a promise made, promise kept".
The 2018 NBA Conference Finals began last night with the opening game between the Boston Celtics and the Cleveland Cavaliers . His prowess in that area was on full display in Houston's Game 5 win that eliminated the Timberwolves in the first round.
Trump is working on an anti-bullying campaign to teach children to behave with more consideration and kindness on social media . Trump had been experiencing an issue with her kidney that her office described as benign but requiring medical attention.
Members of the Civil Defence, Offaly Fire Services and Garda were first to attend the scene, along with local residents. The Air Accident Investigation Unit has confirmed it is investigating the circumstances of the crash.
We of course need to take this information with a grain of salt, as we need to hear the official announcement from Nintendo. So completely different to normal F-Zero and with seemingly nothing in common with any previous Star Fox game.
I'm the luckiest mom in the world to have these three babies in my life! This was all we got before all three kids started crying. People commented with how they use the same parenting method for the kids to follow the instructions of their parents.
The visitors returned to Sin City with a 3-1 victory and the best-of-seven Western Conference final all square at 1-1. Former Miami RedHawk Reilly Smith hit Marchessault, who made a deke on top of the crease and scored on his backhand.
Based on their remains, Karnavian said the mother and daughters were all wearing explosives around their waists. Later in the day, police said another family attempted to carry out an attack the Surabaya suburb of Sidoarjo.
Senior political figures, including home minister Rajnath Singh, Congress president Rahul Gandhi, and former finance minister P. Her erstwhile ministry was always in news for making some controversial decisions when she was at the helm of affairs.
She contemplated plastic surgery, even prosthetics, before being presented with the complicated but reconstructive option. In 2016 Shamika Burrage was returning to Fort Bliss, Texas, after visiting family in MS when her tire blew out.
Following Wolverine's demise in Logan , Deadpool's focus has now shifted to Robert Downey Jr's Tony Stark, aka Iron Man. In Deadpool 2 , Deadpool has gone global , making the sweetest hits ever made by a mercenary for hire.
The scandal you would recall sept through the internet like a tornado; but Facebook had since been making some sweeping changes. Facebook says the investigation process is in full swing and it is being carried out in two phases.
Apple has yet to officially respond to the lawsuit and they have also to acknowledge what could be the reason behind the flaw. It's not acceptable for computers that cost $1,299 and more to have keyboards that break because of small amounts of dust.
Avenatti declined to go on Tucker Carlson Tonight , but told McNally he'd "be happy to" appear on Sean Hannity's show. Avenatti said he and Brinkley were "friends", adding that she is a "classy, smart woman with great insight".
Plus, Google says it may hand out free Google Play credits to buy apps, music and movies, and offer other sorts of deals as well. Google's paid storage plans are set to become more affordable this year, following the roll-out of the new " Google One ".
As per the Accord, the immigrants, irrespective of faith who entered Assam after March 24, 1971, will be detected and deported. Many senior Congress leaders not only defied the party line but also made provocative statements in support of the bill.
We've got EXCLUSIVE details on why she purposely neglected to praise the new mom while giving love to Kim and Kris. Khloe also "wants to show everyone that she is making the right decision" according to the weekly's source.
The Israeli military said three of those killed were armed militants who tried to place explosives near the fence. The health officials said 900 Palestinians were wounded, about 450 of them by live bullets, Gulf News reported.
Russian Federation has repeatedly denied it was involved in the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia . However the MI5 chief will express confidence to tackle impending threats in coordination with the UK's "European partners".
Fears of a trade war emerged in April when both sides engaged in a multi-billion dollar tit-for-tat over tariffs. US crude futures climbed 26 cents, or 0.37%, to $70.96 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
We hope that it will reinforce the realisation that the world is not the same anymore. " The world has changed ". The move comes as the topics of inclusion and equality have been front and centre at Cannes Film Festival 2018.
As news spread of Sadr's gains in the election, some of his followers celebrated in Baghdad and chanted "Iran out". Widespread disillusionment with Iraq's current political class appeared to have boosted Mr Al Sadr's coalition.
The presidents also discussed matters related to the Syrian peace process and the implementation of key bilateral projects. Turkey has " more extensive " economic ties with Iran , including energy imports from the country, he said.
Both publicly and privately, according to the sources, Sanders has focused more on the leaking of the comment than its substance. John McCain , saying it wasn't meant to have that much impact because it was a "joke" that was made in a "private" meeting.