Sunday, April 5, 2009

Atheist parking

There is a pretty big church in Lettangs Road (or should it be L'etang's Road? Or Letang's Road? Or what?) called Jehovah Shammah. It may be the reason why several buildings on that road have it written on their walls, "Beware of God". Just in case you do not remember, Jehovah Shammah means 'The Lord is There'.

Whoever parked the car right under the sign must be someone completely convinced that the Lord is everwhere, so it doesn't matter. Alternately, it could be an atheist; stretching that logic, it could be an atheist who does not believe in a God that one does not have to fear, or 'beware of', because "... the God I don't believe in is a good God, a merciful God..."*!


* Catch 22, of course, which lets us not believe in just the kind of God we don't want to believe in!

6 comments:

Babooshka said...

Well spotted. Not sure what to make of this.

lviss said...

And the car is parked "horizontally".

Shantaram said...

@ Babooshka: There were a few other such signs... maybe they were more threatening, for they were obeyed!

@ Lviss: Any other way and the road would have been blocked!

Steffe said...

Ha, a fun find.

ramanan said...

On trawling for more info, I read the Church at Jehovah Shammah in Vepery was founded by (Late)Bro. Bakth Singh and his co-workers in July 1941. Any Freemasonic connection?

Shantaram said...

@ Steffe: :)

@ Ramanan: You tell me, I'm missing the connect - you'll work it into your next quiz anyway :)