I was amused to receive this message this evening, thus affirming the fact that blindlight religions are passe' and are used by hucksters even more blatantly now more than ever. The ol' "Jesus biz" attempting to pull at the heartstrings of the gullible. Obviously, similar messages have been circulating with various themes, with the same basic message and intent - to gain information about the moron who would believe and adhere to this, and extracting money from their wallets, offering false hope and empty pretentious accolades:
"OUR GOD IS GOOD ALL THE TIME
122 sanusi street
orita Ib Zamfara.
A CONTRIBUTION TO THE CHURCH.
Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, I am Mrs Hannah Abubakar, a widow to Late Sheik Mohammed Abubakar, I am 56 years of age, I am now a new Christian convert, suffering from long time cancer of the breast, from all indications,that my condition is really deteriorating and is quite obvious that I won't live more than six months, because the cancer stage has gotten to a very bad stage. My late husband was killed during the Gulf war, and during the period of our marriage we couldn't produce any child. My late husband was very wealthy and after his death, I inherited all his business and wealth.
The doctor has advised me that I may not live for more than six months, so I now decided to divide part of this wealth, to contribute to the development of the church in Africa, America and Europe. I selected your church after visiting the website and I prayed over it, I am willing to donate the sum of US$10,000 000.00(Ten Million US Dollars) to your Church for the development of your church and also for the less privileged. Please I want you to note that, this fund is laying in a Security Company, in that my lawyer will file in application for the transfer of
the money in the name of your ministry.
Lastly I honestly pray that this money when transferred will be used for the said purpose, because I have come to find out that wealth acquisition without Christ is vanity upon vanity. Allieulia Allieulia.
If you have to die says the Lord, keep fit and I will give you the crown of life. Allieulia Allieulia.
May the Grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you. I await your urgent reply.
Yours in Christ
Mrs Hannah Abubakar.
THE LORD IS GOOD ALL THE TIME"
If they only knew 'who' they are sending this out to! Boy, are they barking up the wrong trapezoid! Yet if it serves in racking up a few imbeciles, then more power to them, I suppose. Kind of reminds Me of what Doc did one day by demonstrating how easy it would be to con the rubes using the jesus racket, when he once facetiously wrote a hypothetical letter posing as a "reformed Satanist" turned "Christian", and needed funds to help him in his new 'ministry' to save the damned souls he helped to condemn. Hilarious, yet effective. And now, with so many blindlight neo-pagan newage 'religions' surfacing, jesus/mary in various forms, the game has expanded to include a wider variety of those disenchanted with Christianity, yet with the same anthropic notions with similar terminology minorly modified to present an old scam with a new package.