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Freeza: Oh, come now. If I'm really as evil as you say I am, then let God strike me down where I stand...
[lighting bolt strikes him, does nothing]
Freeza: Ha! Nice try, jackass! Next time, give it your A-game!

"Usually the good Lord works In Mysterious Ways. But not today! This here is 66 tons of straight-up, HE-spewin' dee-vine intervention! If God is love, then you can call me cupid!"
Sergeant Major Avery Junior Johnson, Halo 2

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Jules: This was Divine Intervention! You know what "divine intervention" is?
Vincent: Yeah, I think so. That means God came down from Heaven and stopped the bullets.
Jules: Yeah, man, that's what it means. That's exactly what it means! God came down from Heaven and stopped these motherfuckin bullets.
Vincent: I think we should be going now.
Jules: Don't do that! Don't you fucking do that! Don't blow this shit off! What just happened was a fucking miracle!
Vincent: Chill the fuck out, Jules, this shit happens.
Jules: Wrong! Wrong, this shit doesn't just happen.
Vincent: Do you wanna continue this theological discussion in the car, or at the jailhouse with the cops?
Jules: We should be fuckin' dead now, my friend! We just witnessed a miracle, and I want you to fucking acknowledge it!
Vincent: Okay man, it was a miracle, can we leave now?

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The gods are often hesitant to directly intervene in mortal affairs. Angels are typically used to intercede on the behalf of those whom the gods would bless or smite. However, there have been those who have required a god's direct assessment. The decision is often very unfortunate for the sinner.
Flavour Text of the Judegement magic, Dawn of the Dragons

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