The End of the World (2 of 2)
Series: The End of the World
2 Peter 3:7-18
A farmer named Muldoon lived alone in the Irish countryside except for a pet dog he for a long time. The dog finally died and Muldoon went to the parish priest, saying ''Father, the dog is dead. Could you possibly be saying a Mass for the poor creature?'' Father Patrick told the farmer ''No, we can't have services for an animal in the church, but I'll tell you what, there's a new denomination down the road apiece, and no telling what they believe in, but maybe they'll do something for the animal.'' Muldoon said ''I'll go right now. By the way, do you think $50,000 is enough to donate for the service?'' Father Patrick replied ''Why didn't you tell me the dog was Catholic.''
We are going into the second part of this chapter tonight dealing with the end of the world! We have seen from last week's study that there are many who say the end of the world is near! Among the various theories proposing the end of the world are as follows:
1-Some predict that in 2028 a giant asteroid will hit the earth and destroy life as we know it today!
2- Some have claimed that tidal waves will eventually destroy the world coming from the abundance of earthquakes that are going on today.
3-Others predict that we will destroy ourselves with the deterioration of the ozone layer, and the process known as global warning.
4-And others predict that with the rise of epidemic sickness such as we are seeing in Africa, that there will be a disease that will wipe out the population of the world.
5-We have heard all of our lives that man will destroy the world through nuclear power and the great arsenal of nuclear bombs that are in the world today!
As mentioned last week, these theories are very interesting, and they sell a lot of books and DVD's because they are so spectacular, but in reality, none of them fit into God's great plan that we will look at tonight! Let ...
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