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The Journal of Omens and Signs, Volume 666…

The giant 62-foot tall “King of Kings” Jesus statue– also known as “Big Butter Jesus” and “Touchdown Jesus”– located at Solid Rock Church near Monroe, Ohio, just north of Cincinnati on I-75, was stuck by lightning and destroyed during a thunderstorm on Monday night. The church’s pastor says that they plan to rebuild the statue.

Before (source)

After (source)

Via the ever-riveting Laughing Squid.  More details– and photos– at Dayton Daily News.

As we ponder the portents, we might recall that it was on this date in 618 that Li Yuan became Emperor Gaozu of Tang, initiating three centuries of Tang Dynasty rule over China.

Emperor Gaozu of Tang