Evangelical leader Jerry Falwell Jr. becomes a Bible lesson on Twitter after a few smiling comments about poverty.

In an interview with the Washington Post, Falwell defended his constant support for president Donald Trump and even claimed that it can be "immoral" not to support it.

Falwell, who is president of University of Freedom, also said that Trump could do nothing that would endanger his support and that of other evangelicals.

But it is Falwell's comments on the poor that receive the most attention.

"It is such a distortion of Jesus' teachings that to say that what he has taught us to do personally – loving our neighbors as ourselves, helping the poor – can somehow be blamed. to a nation, "said Falwell.

He also said that the fact that the United States "love and forgive" was a "distortion" because Jesus taught love and forgiveness.

"In the kingdom of heaven, the responsibility is to treat others as you would like to be treated," Falwell said. "In the earthly kingdom, the responsibility is to choose leaders who will do their best for your country."

Think about it: Why have Americans been able to do more to help needy people in the world than any other country in history? It's for free enterprise, freedom, Ingenuity, entrepreneurship and wealth A poor man has never given anyone a job A poor person has never charitated anyone, no real volume. good sense for me.

Many people on Twitter offer Falwell a Bible reminder:

"Amen, I say to you, this poor widow has put more than all the other contributors to the treasure. Because they all contributed with their surplus, but she, with her poverty … "Mark 12: 43-44@JerryFalwellJr has a bone to choose with Jesus Christ.#Charlatan https://t.co/aawZlqITJy

– Roger Noriega (@rogernoriegaUSA) January 2, 2019

And Jesus said to his disciples, "This widow has put only two pieces of copper, nothing real, what a loser." https://t.co/KyORUdCDo4

– Erin Bartram (@erin_bartram) January 1, 2019

Whuddya thinks Christians? Pretty spiritual for you? https://t.co/jdBWAY55jr

– Ron Perlman (@perlmutations) January 2, 2019

There is a itinerant preacher of the first century in Galilee who lived with the kindness of others who held the front line.

– Charles P. Pierce (@CharlesPPierce) January 1, 2019

This is the opposite of true. The poor tend to spend their money on goods and services, which creates jobs.

The rich tend to put their money in assets (real estate, stocks, etc.) that create a lot less jobs.https://t.co/KXCp27CQvo

– Ken Klippenstein (@kenklippenstein) January 1, 2019

"Calling his disciples, Jesus said," Truly, I say to you, this poor widow has put more in the treasure than all the others. They all gave of their wealth; but she, out of her poverty, put everything – everything she had to live. Mark 12: 43-44

– I want my grandchildren to know that I did not stay silent. (@Dodgergeo) January 1, 2019

.@JerryFalwellJr: "A poor man has never given anyone a job.A poor man has never given charity to anyone, no real volume."

Hi fucking quack, JESUS ​​CHRIST WAS A POOR!

Fucking. Shame.

– Resist (@ 4everNeverTrump) January 1, 2019

Translated into American English, I think it's almost exactly what the religious leaders that Jesus called "hypocrites" when he congratulated the widow who gave more than 1 mite.

– Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove (@wilsonhartgrove) January 1, 2019

Falwell: "A poor man has never given charity to anyone, no real volume."

Jesus: "Truly, I say to you, this poor widow has thrown more than all those who have thrown to the treasure." Mark 12:43.https://t.co/X5U2PIePdV

– Chris Hutchinson (@RediscHumility) January 1, 2019

It's weird. Where did I read the story of a poor woman who gave the little she had and that someone else said that it was more than anyone else because she was not a woman? she had so little? It was in a book I think …

– Thom Weaver (@ thomweaver24) January 1, 2019

Oh, fucking shit. Read Mark 12: 43-44 https://t.co/P1WaaeVOYj

– Robert J. Walshe IV (@rjwalshe) January 1, 2019

Jesus called his disciples and said to them, "I assure you that this poor widow has invested more than all those who have paid money … All of them give extra money. But from her desperate poverty, she gave everything, even what she needed to live. "- Mark 12: 43-44 https://t.co/oqMnoHmDNb

– Chaplain (@ Chapl37) January 1, 2019