For those of you still wondering why some strange Swedish girl is being paraded around the world, perhaps here’s some insight: the Church of Sweden believes her to be a “successor” to Jesus Christ.
Yes, you read that right.
“Announcement! Jesus of Nazareth has now appointed one of his successors, Greta Thunberg,” the church tweeted.
Perhaps this is why the church has been so involved with Thunberg’s climate activism. Last week they announced that they would be celebrating the climate strike in a very interesting way:
“In conjunction with the Global Climate Strike, church bells ring and we gather for prayer for the future of the earth,” the church announced. “We pray that we believe that man is responsible for nurturing and managing Creation so that children are given the opportunity for a future. We pray that we know that climate change affects the most vulnerable — poor, children and women. We pray that we believe in man’s ability to change and change.”
The Bible is pretty clear about false prophets being used to hurt the church, and this is a glaring example of just that.