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PaulK
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Message 121 of 835 (839554)
09-10-2018 12:59 PM
Reply to: Message 120 by Percy
09-10-2018 12:51 PM


The usual answer is that the calculations are off usually with an assertion tha5 it will happen in six months or a years time.

I wonder if shell ask the others how often the calculations have been off for them. I wouldnt be at all surprised if it was well into double figures for some.


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Message 122 of 835 (839555)
09-10-2018 1:02 PM
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09-10-2018 12:51 PM


Explain that the calculations were off and that the rapture will occur at some future date.

In fairness, she's said repeatedly that she might be wrong. There were no calculations involved - it's all just a case of frequency illusion since Faith has recently become interested in the Rapture.


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Message 123 of 835 (839559)
09-10-2018 1:08 PM
Reply to: Message 120 by Percy
09-10-2018 12:51 PM


Percy writes:

In four hours when you realize you're still here, that everyone's still here, will you:

Go silent on EvC and your blog so that everyone thinks you've been raptured.

Assert that the rapture happened but allege a massive coverup.
Explain that the calculations were off and that the rapture will occur at some future date.


  • continue to post from heaven.
Will they have wifi in heaven?

And our geese will blot out the sun.

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Faith
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Message 124 of 835 (839564)
09-10-2018 1:54 PM
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09-10-2018 12:51 PM


It's 8:40 PM in Israel now, still the 10th, but past any time I would have expected the Rapture to occur. I can't really say it's completely over until Rosh Hashanah is completely over, which won't be until midnight at the end of the 11th in Israel, but the 10th has been the most likely day, so it "feels" over.

It's very disappointing because I've had so many signs that it would be very soon, and just yesterday I started paying attention to this one guy who showed calculations of phenomena that aren't going to occur again, such as the seventieth anniversary of Israel's statehood. Rosh Hashanah (otherwise known as Yom Teruah) is the most likely time because it's always on the "High Holy Days" that major events in God's plan have occurred and this is the next one in line. I'm not really sure how they come up with seven holy days, I'm only aware of Passover and Pentecost having been fulfilled, but five or seven, Rosh Hashanah is next in line, followed by Yom Kippur and the Feast of Tabernacles.

Well, just to be exact the tenth won't be completely over until midnight Israel time which is about three hours from now, and the most far-out possibility still is midnight tomorrow night the 11th.

ABE: And thank you, caffeine, for pointing out that I never said it was definitely going to occur now, I've always said it might not, and so has everybody else I've run across. People make calculations, we get signs and feelings, I saw where a couple kids had dreams about it and that sort of thing, but there is no way to know for sure.

ABE: It WILL happen eventually of course because it's a prophecy, it has to happen some time. At least we can say we are watching, which is what we're commanded to do.

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Message 125 of 835 (839573)
09-10-2018 4:04 PM
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09-10-2018 1:54 PM


As the Rapture countdown continues toward midnight Israel time (plus or minus a day, week, century or millennium) I'm sure we're all wondering who will stay and who will go. We should keep in mind that there's nothing in the basic evangelical catechism about the kind of person you've been in this world - only belief matters.

--Percy


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Message 126 of 835 (839574)
09-10-2018 4:10 PM
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09-10-2018 4:04 PM


Percy writes:

only belief matters.

All those trillions of people who just got born in the wrong place. Seems a tad random.


Je suis Charlie. Je suis Ahmed. Je suis Juif. Je suis Parisien. I am Mancunian. I am Brum. I am London.I am Finland. Soy Barcelona

"Life, don't talk to me about life" - Marvin the Paranoid Android

"Science adjusts it's views based on what's observed.
Faith is the denial of observation so that Belief can be preserved."
- Tim Minchin, in his beat poem, Storm.


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Message 127 of 835 (839575)
09-10-2018 4:20 PM
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09-10-2018 1:54 PM


quote:

ABE: It WILL happen eventually of course because it's a prophecy, it has to happen some time. At least we can say we are watching, which is what we're commanded to do

Were still waiting for Tyre to be reduced to a bare rock, never to be rebuilt. That ones more than 2500 years late.


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Message 128 of 835 (839583)
09-10-2018 5:07 PM
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09-10-2018 4:10 PM


Not necessarily. I think that if belief were the criteria it would be graded on more than a simple creed or statement.

Chance as a real force is a myth. It has no basis in reality and no place in scientific inquiry. For science and philosophy to continue to advance in knowledge, chance must be demythologized once and for all. RC Sproul
"A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes." Mark Twain "
~"If that's not sufficient for you go soak your head."~Faith
You can "get answers" by watching the ducks. That doesn't mean the answers are coming from them.~Ringo

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Message 129 of 835 (839584)
09-10-2018 5:15 PM
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09-10-2018 4:04 PM


Were fifteen minutes overdue.....
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Message 130 of 835 (839585)
09-10-2018 5:18 PM
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09-10-2018 4:10 PM


Tangle writes:

All those trillions of people who just got born in the wrong place. Seems a tad random.

Poor Asia - little relief from their overpopulation problem.

Tennessee has the highest percentage of white evangelicals, 47%. That state's population will just be devastated.

And poor Trump - the evangelical part of his base will just disappear. Couldn't the Rapture have waited until after the midterms?

And the real estate market - how will it handle all those many buildings with high towers on the front soon to be available?

--Percy


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Message 131 of 835 (839587)
09-10-2018 5:30 PM
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09-10-2018 5:07 PM


Phat writes:

Not necessarily. I think that if belief were the criteria it would be graded on more than a simple creed or statement.

YOU think. You want your idea of god to be the correct one because you think he's nicer than that. Faith thinks the opposite.

Don't you think that you're just making this stuff up to make yourself feel better?


Je suis Charlie. Je suis Ahmed. Je suis Juif. Je suis Parisien. I am Mancunian. I am Brum. I am London.I am Finland. Soy Barcelona

"Life, don't talk to me about life" - Marvin the Paranoid Android

"Science adjusts it's views based on what's observed.
Faith is the denial of observation so that Belief can be preserved."
- Tim Minchin, in his beat poem, Storm.


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Message 132 of 835 (839588)
09-10-2018 5:37 PM
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09-10-2018 5:18 PM


Last I heard China has thirty something million Christians, could even be 67 million. Of course that is a drop in the bucket of their population but it's a substantial number nevertheless. And South Korea has a single church that has a million members. I don't know how many Christians there are in Vietnam but the autobiography, "Fire Road" by Kim Fook, who is a Christian, was the last book read on my Christian radio station. She was the little girl who was famously photographed running naked in the street after being burned by napalm in 1972. I didn't hear the early part of the reading about her conversion but I think it was a Vietnamese man who converted her.

So there are quite a few Christians in Asia.


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Message 133 of 835 (839589)
09-10-2018 5:40 PM
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09-10-2018 5:15 PM


Yes, September 10th has come and gone in Israel.
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Message 134 of 835 (839591)
09-10-2018 5:46 PM
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09-10-2018 5:37 PM


Last I heard Catholics are the largest Christian group in the world. But I guess they don't count.

Je suis Charlie. Je suis Ahmed. Je suis Juif. Je suis Parisien. I am Mancunian. I am Brum. I am London.I am Finland. Soy Barcelona

"Life, don't talk to me about life" - Marvin the Paranoid Android

"Science adjusts it's views based on what's observed.
Faith is the denial of observation so that Belief can be preserved."
- Tim Minchin, in his beat poem, Storm.


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Message 135 of 835 (839592)
09-10-2018 5:47 PM
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09-10-2018 5:40 PM


Faith writes:

Yes, September 10th has come and gone in Israel.

Perhaps you meant ruptured?


Je suis Charlie. Je suis Ahmed. Je suis Juif. Je suis Parisien. I am Mancunian. I am Brum. I am London.I am Finland. Soy Barcelona

"Life, don't talk to me about life" - Marvin the Paranoid Android

"Science adjusts it's views based on what's observed.
Faith is the denial of observation so that Belief can be preserved."
- Tim Minchin, in his beat poem, Storm.


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