A picture I took last year

I just found this when I was preparing pictures for a Civil War post I’m working on. I took it from the back seat of the car in September 2010 on or around Jefferson Davis highway in Virginia.

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  1. “The Lord kills” in huge letters on top. “Jesus Saves” in small letters on the bottom. This sufficiently sums up what’s wrong with the priorities of Christians today.

    • Surprisingly I didn’t even notice that. I just saw crazy written all over the van, but yes, it perfectly sums up Christianity today. I just don’t get it. If they thought for two seconds they’d realize a religious supposedly about love would include no words of violence.

  2. Oh wow! They really were spreading the word for a long time before the supposed rapture. Too bad they were wrong. And I agree with Daniel ^.

    • Apparently the guy has revised his statement, saying the 21st was only a spiritual rapture and October is the actual end of days. So we get to laugh when it doesn’t happen all over again! 🙂

  3. I wouldn’t characterize all Christians as being like this rapturous bunch, but it is hard to avoid sarcasm when I see pictures like that. Having grown up in a religious community that was obsessed about the end of the world, I know how seductive and exhausting such beliefs are.

    I now try to do the best that I can and to enjoy what time I have. Surely that’s all that I can be blamed for.

    • Definitely. I guess it’s that I never hear Christians speak out against really any kind of silliness like this, and most of the ones I know are only a few steps short of the so-called rapturous bunch.

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