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According to the Bible, the stars will fall from the sky whe

Postby Mars80 » 2013-09-09, 3:07

According to the Bible, the stars will fall from the sky when Jesus returns. Just how is it possible for the stars to fall from the sky? That can't happen, can it?

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Re: According to the Bible, the stars will fall from the sky whe

Postby Lauren » 2013-09-09, 3:27

Back when it was written, it was widely believed that the stars formed an inverse sphere around the Earth, thus they were all equally distanced from the surface. But science has proved that the stars are many lightyears away from Earth, so this can not happen.

This is but one of the many illogical and impossible events described in the Bible.
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Re: According to the Bible, the stars will fall from the sky whe

Postby Bijlee » 2013-09-09, 4:36

Mars80 wrote:According to the Bible, the stars will fall from the sky when Jesus returns. Just how is it possible for the stars to fall from the sky? That can't happen, can it?

Even looking past things like how much more massive any star is compared to Earth(not to mention all billiontrillionwhatever of them), or how little effect they even have on Earth at such great distances, there's just no room for the stars here...:

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(Who doesn't love a size comparison video? :mrgreen:)
I'd be more worried about the entirety of the United States "falling" to you or me than the stars to Earth.

Anyway, you'd have better luck asking this on a Christian forum. On a whole, people here are fairly irreligious...
Most Christians would probably just tell you it's a metaphor or that it's talking about a freaky meteor shower or something though.

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Postby linguoboy » 2013-09-09, 15:46

Mars80 wrote:According to the Bible, the stars will fall from the sky when Jesus returns. Just how is it possible for the stars to fall from the sky? That can't happen, can it?

If you're worried about your property being destroyed by falling stars during the Second Coming, I will gladly offer you insurance against all star-related damaged at extremely reasonable rates.
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Re: According to the Bible, the stars will fall from the sky whe

Postby md0 » 2013-09-09, 16:00

Why do I think that those threads lately come from a postcount-improving handbook?
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Re: According to the Bible, the stars will fall from the sky whe

Postby Jurgen Wullenwever » 2013-09-10, 19:29

Mars80 wrote:According to the Bible, the stars will fall from the sky when Jesus returns. Just how is it possible for the stars to fall from the sky? That can't happen, can it?

If Jesus can return, why would not not the stars be able to fall? :?

Besides, such things can be interpreted in a less literal way, such as modern war bombings.

Some Christians saw Chernobyl 1986 as something about a star prophesied in the Bible, but other Christians hold that as a mistranslation.
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Postby dkatbena » 2013-09-23, 2:25

It is a symbolic star! I believe it will happen.
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Re: According to the Bible, the stars will fall from the sky whe

Postby joancarles » 2013-09-28, 0:58

People would be so worried about stars falling on their heads that I don't think anyone would care whether Jesus, Mahoma or Xenu were coming back or going to a bbq.

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Re: According to the Bible, the stars will fall from the sky whe

Postby Varislintu » 2013-09-30, 10:12

joancarles wrote:People would be so worried about stars falling on their heads that I don't think anyone would care whether Jesus, Mahoma or Xenu were coming back or going to a bbq.


:lol: That was a good comment. And likely true.
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Re: According to the Bible, the stars will fall from the sky whe

Postby Lur » 2013-09-30, 14:57

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