And naturally, he used his gloom-and-doom scenario as part of a sales pitch to sell his buckets of instant apocalypse food.
“I have felt ― and I was afraid to share it with anybody ― that this flood is from God,” he said on Monday in a clip posted online by Right Wing Watch. “It’s a judgment on America somehow.”
His guest, “prophet” Rick Joyner, agreed.
“We have to stand up against the perversion of our times and call it what it is,” Joyner said.
At various points in the segment, as they spoke of Houston and God’s wrath, Bakker brought out buckets of food on sale for $175.
“Just remember, God gets the last word,” Bakker warned. “God gets the last word. Be not deceived, God is not mocked.”
He has since remade himself as a doomsday preacher hawking survivalist food and other prepper supplies to help Christians survive an upcoming “tribulation” period that will supposedly last for several years.
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