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New Scrolls found

    Erace posted Fri, 05 Oct 2007 16:19:00 GMT(10/5/2007)

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    My sister, the one that talks to me, told me yesterday that she heard on the news that a couple a weeks ALOT of new bible scrolls were found, possibly written by Paul were found and they have not been released yet. I can't find any information on this. Has anyone heard anything about it?

    F REBORNAGAIN posted Fri, 05 Oct 2007 16:39:00 GMT(10/5/2007)

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    I haven't heard about it, but what about them Dead Sea Scrolls that were found years ago? Since I haven't seen them yet, I can't help wonder if it's even true that such scrolls were found. Why are they not out there for the public, i.e. IN PRINT...for all to read? I'll believe everything when I see it.

    LINDA

    F FreedomFrog posted Fri, 05 Oct 2007 16:45:00 GMT(10/5/2007)

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    I'll believe everything when I see it.

    Yeah, me too. I need to see things in order to believe it.

    Bonnie_Clyde posted Fri, 05 Oct 2007 17:01:00 GMT(10/5/2007)

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    That would be exciting if it were true. If it could be dated back to the first century and they don't contain the name Jehovah, that would put a real kink into the Society's teaching.

    F LeslieV posted Fri, 05 Oct 2007 17:12:00 GMT(10/5/2007)

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    The last I heard of any scrolls being found were in 2005. It was from Leviticus, and written on animal skins. Haven't heard anything lately.

    Leslie

    F kifoy posted Fri, 05 Oct 2007 19:11:00 GMT(10/5/2007)

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    The Gospel of Judas?
    Oh, the borg might not like that gospel :-)

    kifoy

    M Honesty posted Fri, 05 Oct 2007 19:42:00 GMT(10/5/2007)

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    I haven't heard about it, but what about them Dead Sea Scrolls that were found years ago? Since I haven't seen them yet, I can't help wonder if it's even true that such scrolls were found. Why are they not out there for the public, i.e. IN PRINT...for all to read? I'll believe everything when I see it.

    LINDA

    The Dead Sea Scrolls are real. I actually saw some of them in 2005 about 6 months after I 'officially' quit the Watchtower Society.

    M greendawn posted Fri, 05 Oct 2007 19:48:00 GMT(10/5/2007)

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    It sounds like more sensationalist made up news to create a lot of excitement and publicity. Some people can't get over this temptation.

    F REBORNAGAIN posted Fri, 05 Oct 2007 19:51:00 GMT(10/5/2007)

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    Ok, that's cool, but why are they not put in print yet, for all to read, IF they are in fact inspired words of God? Was that not revealed or did nobody care to ask?

    LINDA

    M lawrence posted Fri, 05 Oct 2007 19:51:00 GMT(10/5/2007)

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    There has been nothing written in the latest copies of Archaeology or Biblical Archaeology magazine.

    F BizzyBee posted Fri, 05 Oct 2007 19:58:00 GMT(10/5/2007)

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    Here ya' go:

    MORTON 4'2m?f Dubious new bible scrolls found in a salt mine

    You may have read about the recent discovery of a new set of
    scripture scrolls which rocked the archaeological world. Because
    they were found in an abandoned salt mine, these scrolls came to
    be called the Book of Morton. Of course, we all know that a lot
    of details in the lives of Biblical Characters never made it to
    the pages of the Bible. Fortunately, the Book of Morton fills in
    some of these blanks with some exact quotations of some famous
    Biblical characters in the first section of the Book of Morton
    called FAMOUS LAST WORDS.

    Here are the famous last words of...

    Lot's wife -- Okay, so there's a little sin in Sodom and Gomorrah,
    but what's the worst that could happen?

    The famous last words of...

    Noah -- Sure, Lord, if the weather's nice, I'll take a cruise for
    a couple days.

    The last words of...

    Samson -- Just take a little off the side.

    Abraham -- Just take a little off the side.

    Jacob -- Okay, Lord, I'll wrestle. But just one round.

    Jacob's youngest son, Joseph -- Boys, did you ever wonder what
    life would like without me?

    Moses -- Aaron, if I'm not down from the mountain in a couple
    hours, get them busy building something nice with the gold.

    Joshua -- Fellas, a brass section like that, our next gig will
    bring the house down.

    Goliath -- Okay, so the kid sings and dances, what else can he
    do?

    Bathsheba -- Okay, so the kid sings and dances, what else can he
    do?

    Solomon -- Sure, why not? What's another wife, more or less?

    Elijah -- Nice chariot, Lord. But why are the horses wearing
    asbestos?

    John the Baptist -- Me? What could I possibly give Herodius's
    daughter for her birthday?

    Peter's Psychiatrist -- You know, my boy, you have a problem with
    denial.

    Paul -- Damascus? A blind man could get there.


    MORTON'S LATTER DAY PROVERBS


    Only three things are certain: death, taxes and there's a sale
    at Circuit City.

    Vote not, lest ye be called for jury duty.

    The whiteness of the windshield is directly proportional to
    the size of the bird.

    The P.A. system in church is always two decibels quieter than the
    child in the pew behind you.

    The other checkout line always moves faster.

    The best two TV movies of the week will always be shown on the
    same night.

    The man who wrote the instructions for using your VCR formerly
    folded road maps.

    If a televangelist smites you on one cheek, turn the other
    network.

    Do not store up for yourselves treasures of this earth. But store
    up for yourselves frequent flyer mileage.

    Blessed is the man who finds the hair BEFORE the first bite of
    his hamburger.

    Blessed are the poor, for they shall get by with form 1040 EZ.

    Blessed are the vice-presidents for they shall supply endless
    material for stand-up comics.

    Blessed are the Savings and Loan executives for they shall see
    South America.

    Blessed are the computer illiterate for they shall not know
    virus.

    Blessed are the childless for they shall not need Reebock pumps
    or Rollerblades.

    Blessed are those who patiently put up with these proverbs, for
    they shall see and end to them.


    MORTON'S LATTER DAY PROPHESIES:

    You will know that the end is near when...

    ...You need to take a second trust deed loan to buy popcorn at
    the movies.

    You will know that the end is near when...

    ...Gay is no longer something Christians want to be.

    You will know that the end is near when...

    ...The employees in Chinese restaurants are all Mexicans.

    ...The two most common names on the freeway are Smith & Wesson.

    ...Condom is more popular than condominium.

    ...Tragedies from a skyjacker is less likely than from someone
    going through nicotine withdrawal.

    ...Your car speaks better English than the people who built it.

    ...Marital squabbles about money and sex are less frequent than
    those about who gets to hold the remote control.

    ...Word leaks out that the secret sauce is really 1000 Island
    dressing.

    ...Marijuana is smoked but not inhaled.

    F Kudra posted Fri, 05 Oct 2007 19:59:00 GMT(10/5/2007)

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    Linda,

    Those scrolls have been in many magazines and have toured all around the country...

    They were in S.F. a while back. A family in our hall took their kids down there to see them.

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