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Yet another great religious thinker has joined Pat Robertson in pondering the most important question about the tragedy in Haiti: whether or not the 7.0 earthquake that has killed thousands and devastated the country's infrastructure was the act of a vengeful God.
Jesus answered, "Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans because they suffered this way? I tell you, no! But unless you repent, you too will all perish. Or those eighteen who died when the tower in Siloam fell on them—do you think they were more guilty than all the others living in Jerusalem? I tell you, no! But unless you repent, you too will all perish."
Buddhist eschatology, as subscribed by some Buddhist schools, derives from purported Gautama Buddha's prediction that his teachings would disappear after 500 years. According to the Sutta Pitaka, the "ten moral courses of conduct" will disappear and people will follow the ten amoral concepts of theft, violence, murder, lying, evil speaking, adultery, abusive and idle talk, covetousness and ill will, wanton greed, and perverted lust resulting in skyrocketing poverty and the end of the worldly laws of true dharma.
Originally posted by Stormdancer777
reply to post by AshleyD
Yes Ash, perhaps they need a refresher course,
He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.
as it is written, "THERE IS NONE RIGHTEOUS, NOT EVEN ONE;
Between Rev. Bill Shuler, and The Christian coalition grand wizard, Pat Robertson, the only people that I think deserve to get a "big bowl of smite" is these right wing christian-three ring- barkers
Originally posted by InertiaZero
Some people shouldnt be allowed to talk.
America: it's where Jesus was born. White Jesus.
"America is where Jesus was born??? Who said this?
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Originally posted by AshleyD
I've been staying out of these topics due to mixed feelings. On one hand, I do believe God uses natural disasters as judgment. On the other hand, I think it is dangerous to assign natural disasters as an act of judgment without knowing for sure.