Comments on: U.S. televangelist Pat Robertson says Haiti cursed by devil pact http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2010/01/13/pat-robertson-says-haiti-cursed-by-devil-pact/ Religion, faith and ethics Sat, 23 Apr 2016 23:25:07 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Aftab68 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2010/01/13/pat-robertson-says-haiti-cursed-by-devil-pact/comment-page-1/#comment-23400 Sat, 16 Jan 2010 19:26:35 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=11102#comment-23400 People like Pat Robertson are those who bring the teachings of the Holy Bible under dispute. These denominations must be disowned by all leading Theologians and Main Stream Churches. Simply a Nut.

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By: traveler6104 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2010/01/13/pat-robertson-says-haiti-cursed-by-devil-pact/comment-page-1/#comment-23398 Sat, 16 Jan 2010 17:11:09 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=11102#comment-23398 Jesus said, if Sodom and Gomorrah would have repented it would be here this day. Why do people refuse to believe God has the right to judge nations. Do we not call other nations evil, therefore we judge them as such. We can judge, but God cannot? At the end, when we all stand before God, many will realized that God is not an American (Freedom of Expression) free to do evil. God has and always had the right to dictate what is right and what is wrong. Not man’s law. (You are free to murder your child while in the womb). In conclusion, we are by nature evil and we do not want anyone impose righteousness on us.

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By: Anon86 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2010/01/13/pat-robertson-says-haiti-cursed-by-devil-pact/comment-page-1/#comment-23396 Sat, 16 Jan 2010 16:04:18 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=11102#comment-23396 So what, God sends disasters to kill those who don’t worship him?

If you are Buddhist, Hindu, Islamic, Orthodox or Misc, then God sends a disaster your way to kill thousands of people? And if you are Catholic (or American Protestant) then God spares you from disasters that should have otherwise had your number?

Absolute bull.

So what about New Orleans then? Were they a city of hoodoo devil worshippers? Or just some unlucky Christians who were in the wrong place while God was on the phone?

This is just a sign of the manner in which some weak willed people respond to natural disasters and suffering:
-If it happens to someone else: “They must have done something to deserve it”, or
-If it happens to them: “It must be part of God’s plan”.

Or perhaps Occams razor should be applied here (i.e. Plain ol’ racism)

Or in Pat Robertson’s case it is because his head is so firmly lodged up his self-righteous ass, he can’t stop speaking crap.

But if you agree with Pat’s nutzo comments, or even entertain the possibility, you should have a good look at the reason for why you do. You might not like what you see.

For the rest of us civilized people, donate something to help these people in suffering. After all, it is what Pat Robinson would do (If he wasn’t such a f—ing hypocrite).

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By: madpro http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2010/01/13/pat-robertson-says-haiti-cursed-by-devil-pact/comment-page-1/#comment-23391 Sat, 16 Jan 2010 12:38:02 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=11102#comment-23391 I don’t know why the media is so hard on Rev Pat Robertson but I will tell you a story. A man went to his doctor for some heart problem he was having for some time.
The doctor after having examined him told him that he has got high cholesterol.
The doctor said:-“This is because of your eating habits, you are eating the wrong things and too much of it” and pointing to the protruded man’s belly he continued and said “you need to stop your gluttony and start eating the right thing and in reasonable proportion.
Guess what? That man got offended and said to the doctor:-“Do you mean I am a glutton.” After that he left slamming the door behind him thereby rejecting the doctor’s recommendation. My question is: – Who is the stupid guy in this story?

Well Rev. Pat Robertson never said that this earthquake was God’s judgment. Rather by analyzing the various misfortunes of this nation and examined its history he made the comments which is causing such an uproar. He was just pointing to the root cause of these misfortunes and not only of the earthquake. To those who are skeptical about the consequences of making a pact with the devil, please watch this video:-
http://www.sidroth.org/site/News2?abbr=t v_&page=NewsArticle&id=8827&security=104 1&news_iv_ctrl=-1

The fact is the Haitian leaders back then did make a pact with the devil. Anyone can verify this claim. On 14 August 1791, a black slave and witch doctor named Boukman led the slaves in a voodoo ritual. They sacrificed a pig and drank its blood to form a pact with the devil, whereby they agreed to serve the spirits of the island for 200 years in exchange for freedom from the French. The slave rebellion commenced on 22 August 1791, and after 13 years of conflict, the slaves won their independence. On 1 January 1804 they declared Haiti the world’s first independent black republic. To this day an iron statue of a pig stands in Port-au-Prince to commemorate the “Boukman Contract”. This Pig Statue is proof of what has happened 200 years ago.

Well the devil is not a nice guy. Just because you made a pact with him, he does not feel obligated to bless you. In fact as the Lord Jesus said the devil has come to steal, kill and destroy. This is what the devil stands for. But there is HOPE for the people of Haiti because our Lord Jesus has crushed the devil under his feet on the cross for us and if we would just believe in the Lord Jesus we can overcome this curse and break the pact with the devil. So as Christians we need to pray for the people of Haiti and do everything we can to bring them to Christ and help them break this curse and this pact with the devil.

Coming back to the video link above, I just want to relate the story of the young missionary that God sent to a village in an African country. Upon arriving she noticed that the people there were very poor and in addition to this there has not been a single drop of rain for years with the result that food was scarce and the people were starving. She then led the people into repentance and turn to The Lord Jesus. Guess what happen just after they have done this, rain started to fall.
Here is the link again to this video:
http://www.sidroth.org/site/News2?abbr=t v_&page=NewsArticle&id=8827&security=104 1&news_iv_ctrl=-1

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By: Bumby http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2010/01/13/pat-robertson-says-haiti-cursed-by-devil-pact/comment-page-1/#comment-23390 Sat, 16 Jan 2010 10:58:17 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=11102#comment-23390 For a population that has a mixed belief belief in Voodoo and Christianity this statement isn’t inappropriate.

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By: BecauseIcare http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2010/01/13/pat-robertson-says-haiti-cursed-by-devil-pact/comment-page-1/#comment-23389 Sat, 16 Jan 2010 02:09:13 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=11102#comment-23389 The responsibility of us, as christians, is to bind this curse on Haiti. The people living now had nothing to do with this “pack with the devil”. What we must do now is pray for God’s mercy toward these people. “His mercy endures forever”
Please let us be careful not to even repeat this curse.

Becuaseicare

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By: mcherey http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2010/01/13/pat-robertson-says-haiti-cursed-by-devil-pact/comment-page-1/#comment-23388 Sat, 16 Jan 2010 01:29:47 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=11102#comment-23388 Everybody say what you will say but in the end we are responsible for ourselves and our own actions. I don’t with how Pat has responded to this and Haiti is in great need right now and needs people to respond quickly and not get so caught up in why it happened! Just be careful what you say because words have the power to come right back at you.

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By: rebbawuppa http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2010/01/13/pat-robertson-says-haiti-cursed-by-devil-pact/comment-page-1/#comment-23387 Fri, 15 Jan 2010 22:22:31 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=11102#comment-23387 Why do you all let the statments of others get you worked up? Its a total waist! We all beleive diffrently and you will never change anyones beleifs so just worry about yourselves. I hate all the drama that is created by people including the posts here. Lets just buck up and help Haiti and whoever else needs help while praying for them as well!

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By: mr_vanhorn http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2010/01/13/pat-robertson-says-haiti-cursed-by-devil-pact/comment-page-1/#comment-23385 Fri, 15 Jan 2010 20:39:48 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=11102#comment-23385 Here’s the link to part one of Jean R. Gelin’s article mentioned by CoachWindsor above:

http://www.blackandchristian.com/article s/academy/gelin-10-05.shtml

And I have to agree with FMS: Jesus would have been there, doing what he could, with no need to tell others he was doing it.

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By: t3ln3t http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2010/01/13/pat-robertson-says-haiti-cursed-by-devil-pact/comment-page-1/#comment-23381 Fri, 15 Jan 2010 17:41:00 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=11102#comment-23381 Pat!?! You should know better!
G-d destroyed in the great flood, but after that promised to never again destroy the world. Hence the rainbow, a sign of His promise.

G-d is love, and His love is everlasting.
Remember … for G-d so loved the world, he gave his only son … Keeping in mind, that the L-rd is G-d, and the L-rd is one … Pat must be a devil worshipper? After all, it is the adversary who steals, kills, and destroys.

I used to respect Pat Robertson, but this is strike two.
I still love ya’ Pat, since Yeshua taught us to love … but dog gone! Stop letting your backside do the talking huh?? You’re better than this!

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