Skip to comments.Christmas Quake Coincidence?
Posted on 12/28/2004 8:49:44 PM PST by abigkahuna
Upon a little research I find that last December 26th there was a horrific earthquake in Bam, Iran where upwards of 30-50K people died. Fast forward to a year later, December 26, 2004. The death toll is still rising. What makes on go hmmmm, is that both events happened right after Christmas and both events happend in areas where CHristianity is not prevelant.
Does this mean anything? Who knows.
Oh, come on.
Gee, I must have been hallucinating when they were showing a cemetery on CNN filled with new white crosses where tsunami victims were being buried.
A little off the deep end.
It's called a 'coincidence,'
Pathetic and offensive, so say I. If God is into the slaughter of innocent non-Christians (forget the "collateral damage of "Christians", then God is indubitably "dead."
Zackly. Everyone got hit in this one - Lankan Christians, Sumatran Muslims, Thai Buddhists, Malay Taoists (Penang is the Chinese island), Somali and Nicobar tribal pagans ... it was an ecumenical disaster that God somehow decided to allow. Got a big welcome party going on in heaven right now.
All the people who died because of the 'will of god'.
Too bad Falwell and Robertson didn't warn them over their sinful ways.
That didn't take long, did it?
And Tamil Hindus, too!
I once saw a documentary interview with a pastor who was giving his Good Friday sermon at the time of the Alaska quake. Immediately after he read the passage about the earth shaking following Christ's death, the quake hit. That'll wake up the congregation!
That would make me never doze in church again.
There was also that church that was destroyed on Easter Sunday by the tornado.
Ah yes, didn't Mr. Falwell say something to the effect that in regards to te U-S, perhaps the protectve hand of g-d slipped and allowed 9-11.
I only posted the observational coincidence to provoke revelatory dicussion.
There is no offense toward those suffering an who have suffered in this great disaster. And while our hearts are filled with soorow now, were they filed with the same sorrow last December. Or were we only capable of sorrow when our television screens are filled with images?
My observational coincidence is intended for those who may believe there is to be a Second Coming of our Lord and if this is perhaps a sign. For those who may find such a discussion irrational or irresponsible, please click off the vanity link on your profile so as to not be offended.
Maybe this thread deserves to be moved to the Religion Forum. I find the speculative proposition a turd in the public square of FR, and detestable. YMMV.
So much for his notes on the following week's sermon he wanted give on fire and brimstone....
"Love your enemies. Bless those who curse you and pray for those who mistreat you." Maybe God is testing us.
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