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Old 15th July 2019, 03:30 PM   #34
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Originally Posted by mike81 View Post
My long time girlfriend's grandmother is Pentecostal. At their church they "speak in tongues", hate gays, and are very racist. She has very bad arthritis and other problems. If she is having a painful day or some other issue, she will pray or start speaking in tongues. Then if she later feels a little better, she will think god did it. I guess god's magic only works for a short time, because later she will be in pain again. They will go to doctors, but are very stubborn when it comes to listening to one, because god will take care of it.

As I mentioned before I find this a seemingly contradictory marriage. I mean the blending of the joyful music and rejoicing, with the hatred. I wonder if the megachurches like Hillsong push the hatred angle.
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