personal revelations

From: bivalve (
Date: Tue Feb 18 2003 - 12:55:31 EST

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    In considering what criteria validate a revelation, perhaps an example with no personal interest for list members would be useful. Conveniently, I just received one by email. Why is this credible or not credible? What criteria apply? Can they be applied to other examples?

    >Dear Brother in Christ,
    I am ELDER MASINGA Willmba Ugochi of Demostration Ministry
    Nigerian Inc.Worldwide,basically a prayer and
    deliverance Ministry.I am equally a retired Managing
    Director of Ministry of Aviation,since I recieved my
    calling and joined my Ministry,I have been asking God
    to purify what remains of my wealth for Evangelical
    works and for Orphanage.
    On the last day of a special fasting and praying
    session in my Ministry,there was a divine revelation
    from God that I should invest in your Ministry.My God
    is not an author of confussion,contact me immediately
    for further discussion. <

        Dr. David Campbell
        Old Seashells
        University of Alabama
        Biodiversity & Systematics
        Dept. Biological Sciences
        Box 870345
        Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0345 USA

    That is Uncle Joe, taken in the masonic regalia of a Grand Exalted Periwinkle of the Mystic Order of Whelks-P.G. Wodehouse, Romance at Droitgate Spa

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