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Mystery Surrounds Bibles Found Hidden in Osama bin Laden Compound
Christian Post ^ | 3/1/12 | Stoyan Zaimov

Posted on 03/02/2012 6:05:20 AM PST by marshmallow

Two copies of an English version of the Holy Bible were found in the building where Osama bin Laden spent his last days and was killed by U.S. forces, Pakistani officials revealed on Tuesday night.

The compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, where the al-Qaida leader was shot dead by U.S. Navy SEALs last May, is being demolished this week. A number of interesting discoveries have been made among the rubble, however.

Among them are cleverly hidden radios and two copies of the Bible, but different theories exist about why the extremist Islamic leader, who waged a holy war against the U.S., would have Bibles in his possession. Certain passages have apparently been highlighted in different colors, leading some Pakistani intelligence officials to believe that they might be coded messages referencing future terror attacks, The Times of India reported. Pakistan's ISI security service is conducting further investigations on the texts in question.

"We had already cleared the compound before demolition but found two copies of the Bible and two radio sets," an unidentified Pakistani commander shared with The Sun. "The Bibles were in English and we cannot be sure why they were there. These copies were found as we checked the rooms for the final time before demolishing the building.

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1 posted on 03/02/2012 6:05:26 AM PST by marshmallow
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To: marshmallow

Good thing they didn’t burn them and cause Christian rioting.


2 posted on 03/02/2012 6:08:19 AM PST by AU72
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To: marshmallow

I hope he read John chapter 3...


3 posted on 03/02/2012 6:09:35 AM PST by DonkeyBonker
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To: AU72

ha ha


4 posted on 03/02/2012 6:11:54 AM PST by silverleaf (Funny how all the people who are for abortion are already born)
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To: marshmallow
"The Bibles were in English and we cannot be sure why they were there."

Simple explanation. He was looking for loopholes.
5 posted on 03/02/2012 6:18:50 AM PST by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: marshmallow
"cleverly hidden".....obviously not so clever. Since bibles are few and far between, lets guess there are two dead Christians somewhere. Like that would be something new!!!

Media trying to make a story out of this??

When I saw the location of the compound from the air (all roads led to the compound), IMHO, everyone knew who was living there...

And let's guess that there are plenty of tunnels and THAT's the REAL reason it is being destroyed. Bet they concrete the site from end to end.

6 posted on 03/02/2012 6:24:05 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Sacajaweau

He highlighted John:3:16


7 posted on 03/02/2012 6:31:05 AM PST by Craftmore
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To: marshmallow

(lyrics) It is no secret what God can do,
What He’s done for others, He’ll do for you.....


8 posted on 03/02/2012 6:39:19 AM PST by mikec256
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To: Sacajaweau
let's guess that there are plenty of tunnels and THAT’s the REAL reason it is being destroyed

I bet its so they can build mosque decided to ob1

soon all jihad's will have to pilgrim to it

and the local powers to be will rake in the tourist dollars

9 posted on 03/02/2012 6:47:18 AM PST by mouser (Run the rats out its the only chance we have)
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To: marshmallow

I promise Osama is in tortured agony right now, knowing the Truth was within his reach, but was ignored.


10 posted on 03/02/2012 7:20:18 AM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: marshmallow

The same reason I have 2 Qurans ?


11 posted on 03/02/2012 7:31:59 AM PST by ansel12 (Newt Gingrich knows how to deconstruct Obama in a head to head race, and that is what it will take.)
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To: TexasRepublic

Actually, nobody is in heaven or hell. All are “asleep” until the resurrection. Then after the second resurrection, the Judgment.


12 posted on 03/02/2012 7:36:21 AM PST by rabidralph
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To: ansel12
The same reason I have 2 Qurans ?

2 bathroom house? Or do you go camping a lot?

13 posted on 03/02/2012 7:36:40 AM PST by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: marshmallow

Were they Gideon Bibles? HmmmM!


14 posted on 03/02/2012 7:38:03 AM PST by wizr (If God isn't on your side, who is? Keep the Faith, no matter what.)
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To: N. Theknow

I should have added that I have a couple of Book of Mormons from different eras, and of course many of the usual, religious books.

For a major world Islamic leader and religious hero (not exactly Mother Theresa is it?) to have bibles seems pretty normal.


15 posted on 03/02/2012 7:55:33 AM PST by ansel12 (Newt Gingrich knows how to deconstruct Obama in a head to head race, and that is what it will take.)
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To: rabidralph

:Actually, nobody is in heaven or hell. All are “asleep” until the resurrection. Then after the second resurrection, the Judgement.”

I agree nobody is in their final destination yet, but I believe they are “awake” to their predicament while awaiting the Judgement. Read Luke 16:19-31

19 “There was a rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. 20 And at his gate lay a poor man named Laz’arus, full of sores, 21 who desired to be fed with what fell from the rich man’s table; moreover the dogs came and licked his sores. 22 The poor man died and was carried by the angels to Abraham’s bosom. The rich man also died and was buried; 23 and in Hades, being in torment, he lifted up his eyes, and saw Abraham far off and Laz’arus in his bosom.


16 posted on 03/02/2012 10:13:20 AM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: TexasRepublic

I would call that a parable. When Lazarus was raised from the dead, he made no references to what he had seen, nor who, among his relatives, he had contact with while dead.


17 posted on 03/02/2012 11:04:08 AM PST by rabidralph
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To: rabidralph

“I would call that a parable.”

Yes, of course it is. Don’t confuse that Lazarus of the parable with the other Lazarus that Jesus raised from the dead.


18 posted on 03/02/2012 11:17:06 AM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: TexasRepublic

I’m not. What I’m saying is that the people Jesus raised from the dead had no conscious thoughts while they were dead, therefore they were not in heaven and they were not being tormented in hell. They were “asleep” awaiting either the first or the second resurrection. Once we die, our next conscious thought will be rising in the air to meet Christ or meeting him at the White Throne Judgment.


19 posted on 03/02/2012 11:29:27 AM PST by rabidralph
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To: rabidralph

“What I’m saying is that the people Jesus raised from the dead had no conscious thoughts while they were dead”

The Bible does not record any comments made afterward by those that Jesus raised up, so how could you know that? I think that is speculation.


20 posted on 03/02/2012 11:53:45 AM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: TexasRepublic
The Bible does not record any comments made afterward by those that Jesus raised up

Nothing's recorded because they didn't experience anything. There's also plenty of evidence in the Bible that people are "asleep in Christ" until the Judgment.

21 posted on 03/02/2012 2:41:42 PM PST by rabidralph
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