My Twitter Beef with a Guy Who Claimed to be Jesus

September 2, 2015 11:49 AM

This past Sunday I was contacted by someone claiming to be the Son of God via social media and it led to some interesting banter about raising livestock.

My day started simple enough on Sunday when I took a ride through our fall calving cow herd to see if any new calves were on ground. It was foggy so I decided to take a picture and share it on Instagram:


Pretty, foggy morning at the ranch #Farm365 #RanchLife #calving15

A photo posted by Wyatt Bechtel (@wyattbechtel) on

Well it didn’t take long for a Twitter user by the name of @jesusxanimals to try and troll me:

I responded to his crude question with a sarcastic remark I thought was fitting for Jesus of Nazareth:

The answer wasn’t suitable for fake Twitter Jesus:

So I gave him a slightly better answer:

@jesusxanimals then proceeded to call me a liar and shared a link to a story showing undercover video shot at a dairy calf ranch:

I tried to set the record straight about my family’s ranch in 140 characters while still trying to keep the conversation fun for myself:

That’s when @jesusxanimals showed his true colors and vegan agenda:

I continued to keep things light and pointed out a few flaws in his argument:

A poor grammatical response followed:

So I sent a Bible verse to help remind @jesusxanimals what the Good Book says:

The verse reads in the King James Version of the Bible as, “Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you; even as the green herb have I given you all things.”

The Holocaust remark was a bit interesting to see considering humans have been domesticating and eating livestock long before the real Jesus Christ was born. I believe he took care of a few sheep in his day unlike fake Twitter Jesus: 

@jesusxanimals says he isn’t the judgmental kind, but…

I decided I had my fill of interactions with @jesusxanimals for one day and I needed to finish up installing a water tank for the cattle my family cares for, so I thanked the faux Jesus:

The following day we had some more interactions:

I figured I was done trying to have a dialogue with the fake Twitter profile and left @jesusxanimals to take the wheel.

From the looks of things 
@jesusxanimals doesn't have all that many people who are listening to his Twitter sermons with only 427 followers. 

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