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Author Topic:   Prophecy vs Free will
nwr
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Message 9 of 168 (629686)
08-19-2011 10:08 AM
Reply to: Message 6 by frako
08-19-2011 8:53 AM


Re: Prediction Doesn't Interfere With Free Will
frako writes:
Lets say the bible has a prophecy that says purple dawn will walk in front of a bus on august the 20tieth and die.
No, you are getting completely wrong. That's not how prophecy works.
The correct way is to wait until Aug 21. Then, if something happened on the 20th, you look for an obscure biblical verse whose meaning you can distort and misconstrue so as to make it look as if it predicted that event on Aug 20. You then announce that as a biblical prophecy that has been fulfilled.

Fundamentalism - the anti-American, anti-Christian branch of American Christianity

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