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laststeamtrain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:04 PM
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Roberts says God forced his resignation
Edited on Wed Nov-28-07 06:07 PM by laststeamtrain
Roberts says God forced his resignation

TULSA, Okla. - Richard Roberts told students at Oral Roberts University Wednesday that he did not want to resign as president of the scandal-plagued evangelical school, but he did so because God insisted.

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I'm having second thoughts about 'God'.

He may not be so stupid after all.
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Kutjara Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:06 PM
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1. God had to insist?
What, when God just asked nicely, Roberts refused? So God had to get persistent? What kind of obedient servant makes the Almighty ask twice?
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TahitiNut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:40 PM
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14. God insisted only after making Ten Suggestions.
:evilgrin:
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HiFructosePronSyrup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:07 PM
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2. Also if we don't send him $20 million, God's going to kill him.
The check is in the mail, Dick.
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Elspeth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:07 PM
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3. I'm glad that Roberts has started actually listening to God
Edited on Wed Nov-28-07 06:08 PM by Elspeth
Now if only Pat Robertson would quit ignoring the Almighty and donate all his ill-gotten gains to the poor.
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NanceGreggs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:09 PM
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4. His resignation wouldn't, of course ...
... have anything to do with the investigations into his lavish lifestyle funded by tax-exempt dollars contributed to the school, nor those pesky questions that keep popping up about his wife's 'relationships' with under-aged students.

Nah.

It's just THE LORD, working - as he has a wont to do - in mysterious ways.



Jesus wept.
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DFW Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:09 PM
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5. RATS!
Edited on Wed Nov-28-07 06:10 PM by DFW
I thought this was gonna be breaking news about the Chief Injustice of the Supreme Court
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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:20 PM
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6. And now Richard wants us to send him money so that God will forgive him.
:crazy:
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mikelgb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:21 PM
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7. damn I was hoping it was CJ Scary Roberts
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Disturbed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:26 PM
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8. How many people actually believe that voice in their head
is God speaking to them?

My guess: Around a Billion
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DFW Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:30 PM
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9. Watch for the new TFT video
"The Twelve Debates of Christmas"

Should be out in 2 weeks or so. You'll see! LOL
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God23 Donating Member (200 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:35 PM
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10. I haven't talked to that peice of phlegm since he was five years old.
I told him he was too young for a hooker.
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blogslut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:37 PM
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11. Cue MC 900ft Jesus
Suppose I accidentally got my shit together
Would I get a medal?
Or a pat on the back and a little feather
I could stick in my cap or pin it to my shirt
Go out in the yard and poke it in the dirt
Or leave it in the woods where it couldn't be found
If it fell over, would it make a sound?
And if it did, would it be the sound that you like?
Or should I do it over until I get it right?

You say everything I know is wrong
So do me a favor, and play along for a minute
As the rusty gears turn
Don't be alarmed if you smell something burning upstairs
It's a little BB rolling around in a box car
See us together

Maybe it wouldn't be hard to explain
If I only had a brain

Somewhere on a higher mental plain
I might learn to come in from the rain
If I had a clue would I still be here with you?
Gee whiz, if I only had a brain...
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madokie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:40 PM
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12. maybe he does deserve another look
who knows
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avb7 Donating Member (95 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 06:40 PM
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13. Maybe it's me......
but when I was younger if anyone said god was talking to them , someone would throw a net over them and carry them off to a nice quiet place.
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