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Spiritual Movement In History

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    In this case, I'm not talking about God's intervention in individuals or a small group. There are plenty of those and they should be noted and celebrated.

    I'm talking here though about national or world events that you see a definite spiritual element in or something you can't explain without referencing the supernatural.

    Here are my three:
    1. The Incarnation of Jesus Christ. In this forum, self-explanatory.
    2. Joan of Arc. How does an uneducated, female peasant save France except she is following the instructions of God?
    3. Adolph Hitler. How does an unemployed and homeless man go in about 14 years to head of a nation (including a stint in prison for treason) except for Satanic assistance? I've a lot about that period and I still can't see it without Satan helping him out. What follows almost seems a natural consequence.
    What do you think. What might be on your list?
    "For I desire mercy, not sacrifice, and acknowledgment of God rather than burnt offerings." Hosea 6:6

    "Theology can be an intellectual entertainment." Metropolitan Anthony Bloom

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