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Passengers forced open the doors on a busy rush-hour train and climbed on to tracks after becoming "panicked" in the carriage.

 

It happened outside Wimbledon station in south-west London at 08:30 BST as a man apparently began reading lines aloud from the Bible. Commuters became scared when the man began quoting phrases such as, "death is not the end", a passenger said.

 

Rail power lines were cut as passengers "self-evacuated", police said. Trains through the area were expected to remain disrupted until 17:00 BST.

 

Ian, who was on the train, said the man's Bible-reading led to a "commotion" and a "crush".

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41466140?ocid=socialflow_facebook&ns_mchannel=social&ns_campaign=bbcnews&ns_source=facebook

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People are scared, nervous and jumping at almost anything now... So sad.

 

Wimbledon station commuters flee train in 'Bible' panic

 

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Commuters became scared when the man began quoting phrases such as, "death is not the end", a passenger said.

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41466140

 

 


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If someone came into a Kingdom Hall and started reciting similar Scriptures out of context, I'm sure the attendants would have a similar reaction.

 

The fact this this was a Bible doesn't mean the one reciting it should get a free pass, or that the reaction of others was wrong. The overall message of the Bible is indeed one of hope, but specific passages, when misused, can and have been used to justify murder and other violent acts.

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5 hours ago, Stavro said:

If someone came into a Kingdom Hall and started reciting similar Scriptures out of context, I'm sure the attendants would have a similar reaction.

 

The fact this this was a Bible doesn't mean the one reciting it should get a free pass, or that the reaction of others was wrong. The overall message of the Bible is indeed one of hope, but specific passages, when misused, can and have been used to justify murder and other violent acts.

I can see this being the prelude to an attack on God's Word. It worked in Russia,  it's a proven tactic...

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