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‘Miracles still happen’: Did a mother’s prayer prevent a massacre at McDonalds?
The Blaze ^ | 9/27/13 | Glenn Beck

Posted on 09/28/2013 7:02:05 AM PDT by EBH

There is an incredible story in Fort Worth, TX. A crazed man attempted an armed robbery at a local McDonalds restaurant, but when he tried to shoot his gun, it failed. He went outside and successfully fired into the air. When he went back into the store, the gun failed again. Did a prayer from the mother of the suspect prevent a massacre?

When Jestin Anthony Joseph walked into a McDonald’s and asked for a cup of water, that’s not all he was after.

Fort Worth police say surveillance video shows Joseph pulling the trigger at least five times while pointing it at individuals inside the restaurant — but the gun wouldn’t fire.

(Excerpt) Read more at glennbeck.com ...


TOPICS: Current Events; Prayer
KEYWORDS: fortworth; prayer
If this was already posted, sorry..but might be worth the repost...
1 posted on 09/28/2013 7:02:05 AM PDT by EBH
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To: EBH

Thank Heavens for a Mc Misfire


2 posted on 09/28/2013 7:13:10 AM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom ;Sarcasm is my bidness)
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To: EBH

Mom was confused. Joseph wasn’t suicidal, he was homicidal.


3 posted on 09/28/2013 7:13:11 AM PDT by Sherman Logan (Mark Steyn: "In the Middle East, the enemy of our enemy is also our enemy.")
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To: EBH

Well I guess this mother’s prayers were some how more potent that the prayers of countless other individuals in murder & multiple murder scenes.


4 posted on 09/28/2013 7:15:13 AM PDT by BCrago66
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To: al baby

McCCW should have eliminated the second chance.


5 posted on 09/28/2013 7:15:57 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: BCrago66

>>Well I guess this mother’s prayers were some how more potent that the prayers of countless other individuals in murder & multiple murder scenes.

No. Her’s was just answered. The fact that 100% of prayers don’t stop 100% of shooters does not diminish the power of this one miracle.


6 posted on 09/28/2013 7:18:33 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Bryanw92

Yep. Nobody’s gonna tell me that prayer doesn’t work. Maybe not always in the way we’d prefer....


7 posted on 09/28/2013 7:23:33 AM PDT by Silentgypsy (the seed spawn of zor-ketthraa!.)
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To: Bryanw92

Her prayers were strong enough to overcome the anti-gunners prayers for “yet another mass shooting” to subjugate law abiding citizens who haven’t (yet) committed a crime. [Unless you are in kalifornia where the laws change so often you never know if you’re breaking one or not. Apparently now my wife’s Ruger 10/22 is illegal. WTF? Guess we ain’t crossing the border.]


8 posted on 09/28/2013 7:27:21 AM PDT by rktman (Inergalactic background checks? King hussein you're first up.)
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To: EBH

Too bad it wasn’t a case of the hammer falling on an empty cylinder and the surprised perp looking down the barrel and pulling the trigger again.


9 posted on 09/28/2013 7:27:56 AM PDT by fso301
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To: EBH

No.

Poor weapons maintenance happened.


10 posted on 09/28/2013 8:01:43 AM PDT by James C. Bennett (An Australian.)
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To: EBH

God was surely in control of this incident as he is surely in control of all incidents and we might not ever know why it pleases him for some to die, even to be tortured and die as in Kenya, and others to live. These things may be challenges to faith, but for those who believe all things work for the glory of God. It is good to seek justice, but, we should remember that God is all just. “Give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.”


11 posted on 09/28/2013 8:02:11 AM PDT by Redmen4ever
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To: EBH

I’m boycotting them they won’t let me take my gun in! All gun owners should too.


12 posted on 09/28/2013 8:19:31 AM PDT by GailA (THOSE WHO DON'T KEEP PROMISES TO THE MILITARY, WON'T KEEP THEM TO U!)
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To: James C. Bennett; EBH
Old ammo

I dug out some old .357 magnum ammo a few years ago that I had sitting in an ammo box for ten years more and took it to the range for practice.

A few of the rounds I had to drop the hammer on three times before it fired.

13 posted on 09/28/2013 8:38:30 AM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: GailA
I’m boycotting them they won’t let me take my gun in! All gun owners should too.

I don’t eat at McDonald’s because the food is lousy.

But the gun ban is a good reason too.

14 posted on 09/28/2013 8:47:38 AM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: EBH

**Did a prayer from the mother of the suspect prevent a massacre?**

Probably, but God knows for sure!


15 posted on 09/28/2013 8:50:35 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: EBH
Did a prayer from the mother of the suspect prevent a massacre?

Possibly, it is always good to give G-d all the glory and praise. His miracles are abundant.

However, methinks poor weapons maintenance is the actual answer.

5.56mm

16 posted on 09/28/2013 9:01:19 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: BCrago66
Well I guess this mother’s prayers were some how more potent that the prayers of countless other individuals in murder & multiple murder scenes.

If you were God, would you pay more attention to people who never had a conversation with You before they got into danger and then scream, "Oh, God! Save me!", or to a woman who prays every day and has done so for years?

Just sayin'.

17 posted on 09/28/2013 9:24:20 AM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Remember... the first revolutionary was Satan."--Russian Orthodox Archpriest Dmitry Smirnov)
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To: EBH
good story EBH....I believe it too...a street preacher told me once he was threatened by two thugs that demanded money...He said he didn't think but found himself with his arms straight up in the air praying as loud as he could and when he looked the thug were running away from him...HA
18 posted on 09/28/2013 10:07:20 AM PDT by virgil283 (When the sun spins, the cross appears, and the skies burn red)
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To: EBH

I once heard a WWII vets testimony. He was flying a fighter in bomber escort. The mission was completed and he was free to engage targets of opportunity on his return. He came low over a hill and was looking straight into an anti-aircraft gun pointed at him.

He pulled his trigger and the aircraft’s guns didn’t fire. He believed he was a goner and gave thanks to God for getting through it. His guns did fire later in the mission.

He was able to return to Europe many years later and was giving his witness at a church near where that incident occurred. After the service a man approached him to tell him that he was the young man attending that anti-aircraft gun and that he thought he was a goner as his gun malfunctioned at the same time only to work fine later.


19 posted on 09/28/2013 10:36:46 AM PDT by TLOne (All terrorists want is for us to bow and worship their god. Oh, and to let them rule.)
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To: EBH

Beck is always so sensational, but still and all, great story! All moms should be praying for their kids whether they are suicidal, homicidal, or straight A stable students. God bless this young man’s mother. (And I pray her son gets the help he needs.)


20 posted on 09/28/2013 1:04:05 PM PDT by mlizzy (If people spent an hour a week in Eucharistic adoration, abortion would be ended. --Mother Teresa)
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To: EBH

And what about the other side of the story??? What about the person who was standing there with a gun pointed at his head hearing the click of the firing pin???

Was it luck, or God??? We can be sure those thoughts are rolling around in some of those heads...


21 posted on 09/28/2013 4:15:53 PM PDT by Iscool
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