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God is a Volcano...Yay

Scott ヶBrony Of PHAETヶ 2010/04/27 01:06:24
If you actually read how Moses (the important guy who god spoke face to face with, and the guy who got the 10 commandments off of God) describes 'God' in the bible, it's basically the exact description of a volcano.

Exodus 13:21
And the LORD went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; to go by day and night:

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Exodus 14:24
And it came to pass, that in the morning watch the LORD looked unto the host of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and of the cloud, and troubled the host of the Egyptians,

Exodus 19:16
And it came to pass on the third day in the morning, that there were thunders and lightnings, and a thick cloud upon the mount, and the voice of the trumpet exceeding loud; so that all the people that was in the camp trembled.

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Exodus 19:18
And mount Sinai was altogether on a smoke, because the LORD descended upon it in fire: and the smoke thereof ascended as the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mount quaked greatly.

Exodus 20:18
And all the people saw the thunderings, and the lightnings, and the noise of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking: and when the people saw it, they removed, and stood afar off.

Exodus 24:18
And Moses went into the midst of the cloud, and gat him up into the mount: and Moses was in the mount forty days and forty nights

Deut. 4:11
And you came near and stood under the mountain; and the mountain burned with fire to the middle of heaven, with darkness, clouds, and thick darkness.

Deut. 5:4
The LORD spoke to you face to face out of the fire on the mountain.

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Though volcanoes are not exactly rare in Mediterranean and middle east area...as you might know. We have the African plate colliding with the European plate, so yes there are many volcanoes around that area plus plenty of glaciological activity that often lead to massive landslides. These can easily cause tidal waves.

Exodus 15:19
For when the horses of Pharaoh with his chariots and his horsemen went into the sea, the LORD brought back the waters of the sea upon them
Tsunami anyone?

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  • Delilah Rasputin 2010/04/29 03:36:50
    Delilah Rasputin
    Yay. Volcano. That's pretty cool to make the comparison. I definitely wouldn't have noticed. So the writing was just random lines that happened to form words. Apparently. Who would have thought.
  • Amber 2010/04/29 02:43:21 (edited)
    Amber
    Hmmmm- that's a really intelligent thought, actually. Very insightful and well researched too.

    Good job Scott, you really have outdone yourself.

    Edit: What I mean is that noticing the similarities between the God of the Bible and a volcano is, well.... something I never thought of! :) I'm not evaluating it from a Christian perspective, though.
  • oh my science 2010/04/27 22:34:31
    oh my science
    +1
    im willing to bet alot that most christians both on here and off sodahead haven't even read that part of the bible, damn cherry pickers the lot of them
  • EmoKidBecauseYouThinkIAm 2010/04/27 19:43:49
    EmoKidBecauseYouThinkIAm
    Sounds like a volcano erupted and Moses got stoned on the gases...

    But Ella (below) is right, people used to worship volcanos, the Greeks (or Romans) thought that Vulcan lived under a mountain, and when it erupted... Voila! Pompeii as it is now.
  • jazie 2010/04/27 17:06:59
  • rcastleberry 2010/04/27 12:37:05
    rcastleberry
    +1
    shure he is.. not..
  • King Cnut 2010/04/27 12:25:59
    King Cnut
    +1
    I seems plausible that people would anthropomorphise (or deify, in this case) volcanoes. It is still considered an 'act of God' under insurance.
  • ella is the sex 2010/04/27 09:57:01
    ella is the sex
    +1
    People did used to worship things like volcanoes. They didn't understand them back then, so it's understandable that they would pray to them in hope that their villiage wasn't destroyed. I mean, I would if I thought it might help.
  • Zero Harte~King of Nothing~ 2010/04/27 06:16:40
    Zero Harte~King of Nothing~
    +1
    You have a point, very interesting.
  • Vincent 2010/04/27 05:27:56
    Vincent
    +2
    God is everything that science at the time could not explain or observe. I hear God is in a different dimension nowadays.....
  • Lindasmind 2010/04/27 02:23:22
    Lindasmind
    +1
    Spewing hot rocks. Now that makes sense.
    spewing hot rocks
  • LifeIsComedyPHAET 2010/04/27 01:58:04 (edited)
    LifeIsComedyPHAET
    I'm sure I could rebuttal that but...I don't care enough AND it would require me venturing into the old testament, which is basically like reading a Hieronymus Bosch painting. Ew.

    Edit: And yes, it is indeed a 'yay'
  • I quit sodahead 2010/04/27 01:11:14
    I quit sodahead
    That is really funny! Lol
  • Vault Dweller 101 ~In Flame... 2010/04/27 01:08:38
  • The Winter Sodahead 2010/04/27 01:07:41
    The Winter Sodahead
    +5
    God must be pissed at Europe
  • LifeIsC... The Win... 2010/04/27 01:58:48
    LifeIsComedyPHAET
    +2
    Nah, he's mad at Iceland. Europe just picked the wrong side.

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