In the aftermath of the tornadoes that devastated parts of the Midwest, television evangelist Pat Robertson is adding his two cents about the situation. Not enough people prayed, he said — because if they had, God would have intervened.
During an episode on The 700 Club, Robertson questioned why people would knowingly live in tornado-prone areas to begin with. “Why did you build houses where tornadoes were apt to happen?” he asked.
Then, when asked about people wondering why God didn’t intervene during such a tragic disaster, Robertson responded, “If enough people were praying, [God] would intervene. You could pray, Jesus stilled the storm, you could still storms.”
Robertson is no stranger to controversial remarks. In 2010, he blamed the earthquake in Haiti on the country’s “pact with the devil,” and prior to that, he suggested Hurricane Katrina was God’s way of punishing Americans.
Take a look at the segment:
(H/T Huffington Post)
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