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what do you suppose are some great "rapture didnt happen" excuses?

what do you think the people are saying to the congregations? my most religious friend made dinner plans with me next sunday..so i know she didnt get all caught up in it.

"opps, my bad!"?
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1. Oh dang... forgot to carry the 1. Next year for sure, so keep those contibutions coming

2. Leap years weren't mentioned in the bible... screwed everything up

3. Rapture on May 21 2011? I never said that. Anyone could photoshop those photos
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I'm inclined to believe that when it actually does occur there will be so few active believers left it will only make the news as a few missing persons reports.
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They could use Newt Gingrich's method of smarmy prevarication:
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I'm inclined to believe that when it actually does occur there will be so few active believers left it will only make the news as a few missing persons reports.
Even better, I believe that at the rate this country is being trashed by the present administration, we will all welcome the Rapture when it comes next time.
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Fing, this belongs on PARF, oh wait you didn't start the thread, never mind.
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I have no idea if this is real or not, but anyone who believed it couldn't of known their own Bibles too well.

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Perhaps it did and we just don't know it. Isn't hell on earth, plagues and lots of other bad stuff supposed to follow the rapture.
If it doesn't rain here in southeast TX soon it will be like hell on earth.
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I have no idea if this is real or not, but anyone who believed it couldn't of known their own Bibles too well.

Exactly. And a little more research will reveal that The Rapture is an American invention. The Bible is pretty vague on the subject on the exact mechanism for calling home the righteous. The idea that people will suddenly disappear as they are "called to heaven" is one possible interpretation, to be sure, but it's certainly not the only one, and no more correct than any other.

My thought is that when people are "called to heaven", they usually leave their carcasses around. Why would the end of days be any different? Based on the wide latitude for interpretation, it would also be reasonable to guess that God will use things such disease, war, famine, or straight-up death to call people home...

One thing I do seem to recall a verse saying that it was fruitless/futile/presumptuous to try to guess the will of God. I'm pretty sure that if you try to make a big show out of knowing what he will do, he will prove you wrong. As such, the end of the world might be tomorrow, or a hundred million years from now.
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One thing I do seem to recall a verse saying that it was fruitless/futile/presumptuous to try to guess the will of God. I'm pretty sure that if you try to make a big show out of knowing what he will do, he will prove you wrong.
Spot on. I'm actually a religious person, at it were, so I got to laugh at these idiots from a subtly different perspective. They're not just religious wackos (I'm one of those), they're religious wackos who are obviously not reading the documentation. haha. I was making solid progress towards "happily imbibed" at 6pm local yesterday, which seemed like the best state to laugh at them.

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The Bible says the Earth is man's permanent home, not heaven.

Putting all the righteous in heaven would be contrary to God's will.
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part of the calculation involved adding the result of 482(9+3) = ? (and some other values , to a specific biblical date)

They had used 2 as the answer, but should have used 288, in which case the Rapture will occur in the year 2297..
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part of the calculation involved adding the result of 482(9+3) = ? (and some other values , to a specific biblical date)

They had used 2 as the answer, but should have used 288, in which case the Rapture will occur in the year 2297..
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