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mr_DNA's Avatar Jump to comment 15 by mr_DNA

Reading up on the Millerites ( think Camping but on a global scale ) some of them had an interesting way of dealing with "the great disapointment".

"Others acted as children, basing their belief on Jesus’ words in Mark 10:15, “Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.”" That must have been funny to see. Others shaved their heads and declared it was now a Sabbath so they couldn't ever work again.

The fall out was very similar to what has happened in the wake of Campings failed prediction. They split into three camps. Some of whom thought that God had shut the door to salvation despite the no show. Others thought it was a test of faith and others thought the date was actually an event in heaven not earth.

When people start trying to construct ideas about reality based on cyphers and parables the end result is a collective form of insanity.

Thu, 24 May 2012 12:38:30 UTC | #943264