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View Poll Results: Do you believe Wormwood is real and will truly happen?
Yep, sure do! It will be Wormwood Smackdown! 19 65.52%
Are you for real? No way dude! 7 24.14%
Not sure yet. Anything's possible 3 10.34%
Voters: 29. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 06-07-2008, 09:13 PM
 
Location: Maryland
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I would hate to think that people live in fear of such a thing happening. What each of us should fear is our own eminent death, and not being prepared ! That will be the last of our chances to have everlasting life, if we have not obeyed the gospel, and remained faithful.

I've tried many times to obey, and keep failing.
I'll keep trying, but I'm relying on grace and mercy.
Without it, I have no hope.
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Old 06-07-2008, 10:44 PM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC (in my mind)
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This will be witnessed by all that are alive in the near future. My guess is the end of this yr. or beginning of next.


godspeed,

freedom
You think it will happen that soon? Anything to back that up?
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Old 06-07-2008, 10:51 PM
 
Location: Socialist Republik of Amerika
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You think it will happen that soon? Anything to back that up?
Natural disasters are up 400% in 2 yrs.

Russia is engaged with media (Turkey)and persia (Iran)

Israel and the US are on the verge of war with Iran. Russia's allie.

Famine is threatening 1 billion people.

There are wars, wars, and rumors of wars.

The great ***** (USA) is blind to its greed, pride and ignorance.

We call good bad, and bad good.

We truly have opened the door to the woes and the precursors to WWIII.

godspeed,


freedom
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Old 06-08-2008, 07:04 AM
 
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The Russian name for Wormwood is "Chernobyl".

They nickname their nuclear tipped warheads chernobyl (wormwood).

The waters are made bitter due to the nuclear tipped rockets that fall to earth and explode making the waters poison (bitter).

This will be witnessed by all that are alive in the near future. My guess is the end of this yr. or beginning of next.

Freedom: Yet another false pediction and false prophecy! What does the Bible say about Wormwood?

Deuteronomy 29:18--(to those of Israel whose heart turns away from the Lord) who would be "a root that bears gall and WORMWOOD."

Proverbs 5:4--"but her end (the immoral woman) is bitter as WORMWOOD."

Jeremiah 9:15--"Because they have forsaken my law . . . I will feed them, this people, with WORMWOOD."

Jeremiah 23:15--(to false prophets) "Behold, I will feed them with WORMWOOD, and make them drink the water of gall."

Lamentations 3:15, 19 (spoken by the Prophet Jeremiah) He (the Lord) has filled me with bitterness, He has made me drink WORMWOOD . . . . Remember my affliction and roaming, the WORMWOOD and the gall."

Amos 5:6, 7 (the Lord to the house of Israel) "Seek the Lord and live, lest He break out like a fire in the house of Joseph, and devour it, . . . you who turn justice to WORMWOOD, and lay righteousness to rest in the earth!"

Revelation 8:10,11 (the Third Trumpet--concerning things that were in John's day to SHORTLY take place) "And a great star fell from heaven, burning like a torch, and it fell on a third of the rivers and on the springs of water. The name of the star is WORMWOOD. A third of the waters became wormwood, and many men died from the water, because it was made bitter." Interesting that this great star fell ONLY on the rivers which are scattered everywhere throughout the earth! Just one star is much greater than the earth, yet this great star fell to the earth, but it only hit the myriad of rivers throughout the world! This is figurative, apocalytic language. The WORMWOOD speaks of judgment on those who disobey God! The water was not literally turned to WORMWOOD.

Wikipedia: "Outside the Book of Revelation, there are up to eight further references in the Bible showing that wormwood was a common herb of the area and its awful taste was known, as a drinkable preparation applied for specific reasons."

What does the word mean in Russian culture? Again, Wikipedia--"In Russian culture, the fact that Artemisia species are commonly used in medicine, and their bitter taste is associated with medicinal effects, has caused wormwood to be seen as a symbol for a "bitter truth" that must be accepted by a deluded (often self-deluded) person. This symbol has acquired a particular poignancy in modern Russian poetry, which often deals with the loss of illusory beliefs in various ideologies."

There is no reason to suppose that such a name used by the Russians has anything to do with the Revelation--especially since the Revelation has to do with things that were near to John's day!

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Old 06-08-2008, 07:10 AM
 
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Natural disasters are up 400% in 2 yrs.

Russia is engaged with media (Turkey)and persia (Iran)

Israel and the US are on the verge of war with Iran. Russia's allie.

Famine is threatening 1 billion people.

There are wars, wars, and rumors of wars.

The great ***** (USA) is blind to its greed, pride and ignorance.

We call good bad, and bad good.

We truly have opened the door to the woes and the precursors to WWIII.

godspeed,


freedom
Even if there is a WWIII, it will have nothing to do with the Book of Revelation!

Preterist
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Old 06-08-2008, 08:10 AM
 
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Has anyone done any research on Wormwood? I've googled the name and came up with quite a few sites. Here is one of the sites. I've read biblical sites and scientific sites and they all seem to say this asteroid exists already; that it's about 2 miles in circumference and if it hit the earth would cause global damage.

I guess my question is this.. if that hit.. earth would be wiped clean. Most all live (certainly human life) would be gone.. *poof*.

Now how does that play into revelations? Would that make relevations null and void?
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Old 06-08-2008, 08:35 AM
 
Location: SC Foothills
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Natural disasters are up 400% in 2 yrs.

Russia is engaged with media (Turkey)and persia (Iran)

Israel and the US are on the verge of war with Iran. Russia's allie.

Famine is threatening 1 billion people.

There are wars, wars, and rumors of wars.

The great ***** (USA) is blind to its greed, pride and ignorance.

We call good bad, and bad good.

We truly have opened the door to the woes and the precursors to WWIII.

godspeed,


freedom
Freedom,
I am also of the belief that something of extraordinary proportion will be taking place sometime this year. It's a feeling, based on the things you listed above and many other things. Predictions are just that....predictions. A sweeping and undeniable "spiritual feeling" among millions of Christians speaks volumes about the time being near.

I can't remember which thread it was now (I'll have to do a search) but I posted stats on the increase of natural disasters. It's quite eye-opening, in spite of others best attempts at debunking everything I posted. Facts are facts....sometimes even the best efforts at putting spins on them cannot stick. I'll try to find the thread and reference it.
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Old 06-08-2008, 09:10 AM
 
Location: SC Foothills
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Fascination with the end times

Here it is.

Read posts #59, #73, #86, #90 and #99. These are my posts concerning the stats. I would suggest reading everything in between....what's "fascinating" is the amount of denial ABOUT the end times.
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Old 06-08-2008, 12:10 PM
 
Location: Hot-Houston Texas
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Fascination with the end times

Here it is.

Read posts #59, #73, #86, #90 and #99. These are my posts concerning the stats. I would suggest reading everything in between....what's "fascinating" is the amount of denial ABOUT the end times.
Yes it is sad that the devil has blinded people about these things.
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Old 06-08-2008, 12:23 PM
 
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Yes it is sad that the devil has blinded people about these things.
Or people are blinded about the timing of these things--Shortly means shortly and near means near to futurists when THEY use those terms, but somehow in the Bible those same words take on some mystical, hard-to-understand meanings!

Preterist

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