"....And then came a Plague, a great and powerful Plague, and the World was never to be the same again! But America rose from this death and destruction, always remembering its many lost souls, and the lost souls all over the World, and became greater than ever before!" he wrote.
Trump was active on Twitter on Sunday morning, tweeting out a recent Gallup poll, attacking the media and former President George W. Bush, and retweeting messages from Dan Scovino about being excited to begin holding rallies again.
But his plague message gained attention and drew more than 37,000 messages in five hours after posting.
Former White House press secretary Joe Lockhart replied, wondering: "Who's writing these for you now…a third grader?"
Former director of the Office of Government Ethics Walter Shaub weighed in as well.
"Tis the times' plague, when madmen lead the blind," he wrote.
Others called out the seemingly biblical nature of the message.
"So you quote scripture when you try to make yourself look good? You unrepentant, heretical, fake Christian, bigot. Stop bastardizing scripture to manipulate people. You're trash," wrote Bishop Talbert Swan.
Others called out the president for having belittled the threat of the virus in the United States early on and criticized his administration's response.