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Old 12 January 2007, 05:33 AM
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Icon81 What the Bible says about death

Here are some men and women who mocked God:

JOHN LENNON: Some years before, during his interview with an American Magazine, he said: "Christianity will end, it will disappear. I do not have to argue about that. I am certain.

Jesus was ok, but his subjects were too simple, today we are more famous than Him" (1966).

Lennon, after saying that the Beatles were more famous than Jesus Christ, was shot six times..

TANCREDO NEVES (President of Brazil ): During the Presidential campaign, he said if he got 500,000 votes from his party, not even God would remove him from Presidency. Sure he got the votes, but he got sick a day before being made President, then he died.


THE MAN WHO BUILT THE TITANIC: After the construction of the Titanic, a reporter asked him how safe the Titanic would be. With an ironic tone he said: "Not even God can sink it"

The result: I think you all know what happened to the Titanic.


MARILYN MONROE: She was visited by Billy Graham during a presentation of a show. He said the Spirit of God had sent him to preach to her. After hearing what the Preacher had to say, she said: "I don't need your Jesus". A week later, she was found dead in her apartment.


BON SCOTT: The ex-vocalist of the AC/DC. On one of his 1979 songs he sang: Don't stop me, I'm going down all the way, down the highway to hell". On the 19th of February 1980, Bon Scott was found dead, he had been choked by his own vomit.


CAMPINAS/SP IN 2005: In Campinas, Brazil a group of friends, drunk, went to pick up a friend. The mother accompanied her to the car and was so worried about the drunkenness of her friends and she said to the daughter - holding her hand, who was already seated in the car: "MY DAUGHTER, GO WITH GOD AND MAY HE PROTECT YOU." She responded: "ONLY IF HE (GOD) TRAVELS IN THE TRUNK, CAUSE INSIDE HERE IT'S ALREADY FULL".. Hours later, news came by that they had been involved in a fatal accident, everyone had died, the car could not be recognized what type of car it had been, but surprisingly, the trunk was intact. The police said there was no way the trunk could have remained intact. To their surprise, inside the trunk was a crate of eggs, none were broken.


Christine Hewitt: A Jamaican Journalist and entertainer, said the Bible (Word of God) was the worst book ever written, in June 2006 she was found burnt beyond recognition in her motor vehicle.

Many more important people have forgotten that there is no other name that was given so much authority as the name of Jesus. Many have died, but only Jesus died and rose again, and he is still alive.

JESUS!!!

P.S: If it was a joke, you would have sent it to everyone. So are you going to have courage to send this? I have done my part, Jesus said "If you are embarrassed about me, I will also be embarrassed about you before my father."

"What benefit does it have, if a man gains the whole world but loses his soul? What can man give in exchange of his soul?" (Matthew 16:26).
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Old 12 January 2007, 05:36 AM
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So much for a compassionate God.
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Old 12 January 2007, 05:42 AM
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Or a timely one... Lennon had to wait 14 years to get his just deserts.
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Old 12 January 2007, 07:13 AM
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P.S: If it was a joke, you would have sent it to everyone. So are you going to have courage to send this? I have done my part, Jesus said "If you are embarrassed about me, I will also be embarrassed about you before my father."
This e-mail IS a joke.

I'm pretty sure the original intent was not to portray God as a spiteful, petty, utterly selfish being with no sense of humor, but it seems very clearly spelled out here! Why would "don't make God mad or you will be killed in nasty ways" (or burn in hell, etc., etc.) be a convincing argument to worship that god?

This sort of thing is the reason I left Christianity in the first place (wanting to provide contrast to this sort of thing has a great deal to do with why I later returned to it).
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Old 12 January 2007, 07:56 AM
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CAMPINAS/SP IN 2005: In Campinas, Brazil a group of friends, drunk, went to pick up a friend. The mother accompanied her to the car and was so worried about the drunkenness of her friends and she said to the daughter - holding her hand, who was already seated in the car: "MY DAUGHTER, GO WITH GOD AND MAY HE PROTECT YOU." She responded: "ONLY IF HE (GOD) TRAVELS IN THE TRUNK, CAUSE INSIDE HERE IT'S ALREADY FULL".. Hours later, news came by that they had been involved in a fatal accident, everyone had died, the car could not be recognized what type of car it had been, but surprisingly, the trunk was intact. The police said there was no way the trunk could have remained intact. To their surprise, inside the trunk was a crate of eggs, none were broken.
So she was worried about how drunk her daughter's friends were but she still let her go in the car, as long as God was protecting her?
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Old 12 January 2007, 08:16 AM
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So she was worried about how drunk her daughter's friends were but she still let her go in the car, as long as God was protecting her?
I thought the trunk full of eggs was just a glurgy hoax?
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Old 12 January 2007, 09:22 AM
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I thought the trunk full of eggs was just a glurgy hoax?
Regardless, it seems like the safest way of transporting eggs.
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Old 12 January 2007, 12:47 PM
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Christine Hewitt: A Jamaican Journalist and entertainer, said the Bible (Word of God) was the worst book ever written, in June 2006 she was found burnt beyond recognition in her motor vehicle.
If she was burnt beyond recognition, how do you know it was her in the motor vehicle?

I got it.
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Old 12 January 2007, 01:02 PM
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JOHN LENNON: Some years before, during his interview with an American Magazine, he said: "Christianity will end, it will disappear. I do not have to argue about that. I am certain.

Jesus was ok, but his subjects were too simple, today we are more famous than Him" (1966).

Lennon, after saying that the Beatles were more famous than Jesus Christ, was shot six times..
How is that mocking God exactly? And why did God take 14 years to punish him?
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Old 12 January 2007, 01:21 PM
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JOHN LENNON: Some years before, during his interview with an American Magazine, he said: "Christianity will end, it will disappear. I do not have to argue about that. I am certain.

Jesus was ok, but his subjects were too simple, today we are more famous than Him" (1966).

Lennon, after saying that the Beatles were more famous than Jesus Christ, was shot six times..

Is God, or someone, going to punish this joker for misquoting? THIS is what John Lennon said.

"Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn't argue with that; I'm right and I will be proved right. We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first — rock and roll or Christianity. Jesus was all right, but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It's them twisting it that ruins it for me."


Bolding mine. He said they were more popular than Jesus at that particular moment in time, and seeing as how massive throngs of people weren't screaming in excitement and queing up for hours to go to church, he might have had a point, or with a certain demographic, anyway.

Nobody be hating on John Lennon or I'll have to bust a cap in their ass. Heh.
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Old 12 January 2007, 01:26 PM
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Didn't the Titanic get the usual 'god bless her and all who sail on her'? If so god killed all those blessed people to spite one man.
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Old 12 January 2007, 01:43 PM
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I'm confused by the title of this thread. There's nothing about what the Bible says about death, just what some "my god's gunna GETCHA!" guy thinks.
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Old 12 January 2007, 02:01 PM
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The OP was probably trying to make a point of 'For the wages of sin is death' (from Romans) but that's talking about a last judgment, not someone dropping dead b/c they're a murderer or Marilyn Monroe or something.
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Old 12 January 2007, 02:02 PM
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Well, you know what happened to that Jesus guy who said he was God...
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Old 12 January 2007, 02:15 PM
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I have been to many funerals. At most of them the deceased was described as being a good Christian. So both believers and nonbelievers die. What's the point of the OP?

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Old 12 January 2007, 03:43 PM
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We have a list of only seven notable people that have said some to challange God or Jesus publicly and died unkindly at of how many???
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Old 12 January 2007, 07:00 PM
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Geez, for an all-mighty all-powerful omniscient deity, God's sure pretty damn petty and thin-skinned. I mean if I could have twenty-four hour access to the bedrooms of the hottest men in creation, I'd be willing to let just about anything slide.

Though now, I think I have a new reason for why there's evil in the world: maybe God's too busy gawking at Kate Winslet.

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Old 13 January 2007, 01:03 AM
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Geez, for an all-mighty all-powerful omniscient deity, God's sure pretty damn petty and thin-skinned. I mean if I could have twenty-four hour access to the bedrooms of the hottest men in creation, I'd be willing to let just about anything slide.
I think this was the less the kind, gentle new testament god and more the old testament god, who seemed to have the temperament of a raging alcoholic.

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Old 13 January 2007, 03:41 AM
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CAMPINAS/SP IN 2005: In Campinas, Brazil a group of friends, drunk, went to pick up a friend. The mother accompanied her to the car and was so worried about the drunkenness of her friends and she said to the daughter - holding her hand, who was already seated in the car: "MY DAUGHTER, GO WITH GOD AND MAY HE PROTECT YOU." She responded: "ONLY IF HE (GOD) TRAVELS IN THE TRUNK, CAUSE INSIDE HERE IT'S ALREADY FULL".. Hours later, news came by that they had been involved in a fatal accident, everyone had died, the car could not be recognized what type of car it had been, but surprisingly, the trunk was intact. The police said there was no way the trunk could have remained intact. To their surprise, inside the trunk was a crate of eggs, none were broken.
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Old 13 January 2007, 04:29 AM
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That has to be the most mean-spirited glurge I've ever seen.
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