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A Bible in Union Baptist Church fell open to Revelation during the flood

December 22, 2011 | 6:00 a.m. CST
A Bible lays plastered in the mud where it fell on the floor of Union Baptist Church in Pinhook after the flood. Nearly eight months after the floodwaters went down, most buildings are still caked with mud and debris. The Bible fell open to Chapter 14 of Revelation: "Then I looked, and behold, a Lamb standing on Mount Zion, and with Him one hundred and forty-four thousand, having His Father’s name written on their foreheads. And I heard a voice from heaven, like the voice of many waters, and like the voice of loud thunder."

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