‘Jesus’ Second Coming could be a social media phenomenon’

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Franklin Graham
Franklin Graham

AMERICAN evangelist Franklin Graham thinks the second coming of Jesus Christ could be a social media event captured by millions of mobile phones.

In an interaction with ABC News presenter Christiane Amanpour, host of ‘This Week’, he said: “The Bible says that every eye is going to see it” and that Christ will ‘come on the clouds.”

Graham, the oldest son of preacher Billy Graham said: “How is the whole world going to see him at one time? I don’t know, unless all of a sudden everybody’s taking pictures (with their cell phones) and it’s on the media worldwide,” he said in the interview.

“I don’t know. Social media could have a big part in that,” the 58-year-old Graham said, noting the role that mobile phone recordings have played in spreading the word about the uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa.

“Look at what’s happening in Libya or Egypt. Everybody’s got their phone out and everybody’s taking recordings and posting it on YouTube or whatever, and sending it to you, and it gets shown around the world,” he said.

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