Protestant minister attempt at converting a lion fails!


#1

He might not have failed. This is debatable.

I think the lion received the gift of obedience, considering the lion bit him when given the order from the minister.

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#2

I saw this. I think the guy is crazy. Does it qualify as a miracle that the Lion didn’t kill him?


#3

So animals should be converted as well? Never seen like this before.

Pio


#4

I bet his name is Pastor Daniel. :smiley:


#5

Is this part of the New Evangelization the Pope has been talking about?


#6

Is this part of the New Evangelization the Pope has been talking about?

Nope. Pastor Daniel just exagerated.

Pio


#7

Someone should have reminded this guy how little success Christians have had with lions in the past 2000 years.


#8

That was a good one. Not many recorded instances where chistians converted the lions in Nero’s circus or the Colliseum. That’s why we have so many early martyr’s.

There is one apocraphal story I beleive its in the Acts of Paul that borrow from Aesop’s fables.In short he took out a thorn in the paw of a lion in the wilderness. Later the lion gets a job at Nero’s circus eating christians. Paul turns up the lion remebers the good man who removed his thorn in his paw and he lets Paul live. Of course the lion actually talks during this. Wonder why this didn’t make the Bible?
Ok its highly susect but it is a cute story. In fact its a good thing it didn’t make the Bible or else you would have more idiots trying ot convert lions. God knows how many fundie christians have been killed by snakes due to reference in the Bible that we have dominion over snakes.


#9

[quote=Dr. Colossus]Someone should have reminded this guy how little success Christians have had with lions in the past 2000 years.
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Yeh, God hasn’t had much success with the lions, somson even had to kill one.


#10

"Protestant minister attempts to “convert” a Lion.

Who got it wrong? Was it the minister or the newspaper man?

I suspect the news man wanted a big story. So he says ,“Minister attempts to convert a Lion”.

It would not be a story is he had said," Insane man talks to a Lion".

It is a put down of Christians, I think.


#11

perhaps the preacher’s name was francis. he wouldn’t be the first francis to preach to animals…


#12

Look, I’m all for Ecumenism and everything, but this goes too far!


#13

An old joke says that a man, panicking because a bear was about to attack him, shut his eyes and prayed "Lord, make this bear a Christian. He opened his eyes and was amazed to see that the bear had stopped, knelt, folded his paws, and was praying.

Now would someone like to tell us what the man heard when he approached the bear?


#14

[quote=Kevan]An old joke says that a man, panicking because a bear was about to attack him, shut his eyes and prayed "Lord, make this bear a Christian. He opened his eyes and was amazed to see that the bear had stopped, knelt, folded his paws, and was praying.

Now would someone like to tell us what the man heard when he approached the bear?
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My guess would be something along the lines of “Lord bless this food which I am about to eat.” Good joke!


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