Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Speechless 无言

The hot and hazy weather was no help ..

I was still feeling depressed but dressing up as picture above. I seldom wear long sleeves for more than 4 years, more so since my retirement 2 years ago.

But today, I was dressing up to attend a funeral of my friend's 26 years son who was drowned in a disused mining pond.

I was more depressed after learning that a Charismatic prayer "prayer" (person who is good in praying, sometimes claims to have direct line to God) told the deceased's father that the son's death is caused by his (father) "sins" ... And claimed that he got the message from God !

I know the deceased's father and he is a very helpful and generous man.

Instead of consoling the father, the bloody idiot offered this "prophetic message".  My friend and his wife were saddened. They were visibly affected by the message.(the husband was worried that the wife would blame him for her beloved son's death)

I told my friend this is not the God that he and I worshiped. Our God is a kind and passionate father, and will not punishes his children by demanding death !

People in Nineveh were sinful but God warned them through Jonah, and spared them.

The one who has sinned is the one who must die; a son is not to bear his father's guilt, nor a father his son's guilt. The upright will be credited with his uprightness, and the wicked with his wickedness.(Ezekiel 18: 20)

 "As he went along, he saw a man who had been blind from birth.
His disciples asked him, 'Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he should have been born blind?'

Neither he nor his parents sinned, ' Jesus answered, 'he was born blind so that the works of God might be revealed in him." (John 9:1-3)

Depressing !

I have limited knowledge of Bible, and only can quote the 2 above to console him ... and it helped. 

I told my friend to distant himself from this group of prophetic people... and advise that particular prophet to apply for a more lucrative job in the Tokong temple by the big tree, he can make big money!  










 谁犯罪,谁就该丧亡;儿子不承当父亲的罪过,父亲不承当儿子的罪过;义人的正义归于义人自己,恶人的邪恶也归于恶人自己。 (厄18:20)  

耶稣答复说:「也不是他犯了罪,也不是他的父母,而是为叫天主的工作在他身上显扬出来。 ” (若9:1-3) 




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