See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient with it until it receives the early and the late rains. - James 5:7

Sunday, May 30, 2010

"And he opened the bottomless pit..." - Book of Revelation 9:1-3

The Catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico.
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The wall paintings from Mt. Athos depicting scenes of the Apocalypse keep coming to mind each time I see footage of the oil leak in the gulf.  And as I read the text from the Book of Revelation the frescoes illustrate, I can't help but think of the volcanic activity taking place around the world as well.  Yet volcanic activity is natural... the oil leak is not. 
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All the efforts to stop the leak have thus far failed
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Art: Athos - Agion Oros: A Weblog about the Holy Mountain

3 comments:

  1. Anonymous12:22 PM

    Hello Terry,

    Whenever I watch the coverage of the oil leak, it brings to mind the following verse:

    The earth lies polluted under its inhabitants; for they have transgressed laws, violated the statutes, broken the everlasting covenant. Therefore a curse devours the earth; its inhabitants suffer for their guilt." (Isaiah 24:4-6).

    Pax,
    John

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  2. Excellent. Thanks John.

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  3. I have been thinking of the same verses. Glad to find I am not alone.

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