Only Marijuana was detected in the system of the man shot while chewing Ronald Poppo’s face in Florida, so states the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner.  No other drugs were found, including bath salts.

The bizarre behavior has led to much speculation as to the cause.

A toxicology expert, Dr Bruce Goldberger, Professor and Director of Toxicology at the University of Florida said that marijuana by itself wasn’t likely to be the cause of the strange behavior demonstrated by Rudy Eugene.

The Medical Examiner’s office in Miami is well known for being thorough in its work according to Goldberger.

It’s not clear what led to the May 26 attack on Ronald Poppo, a 65-year-old homeless man who remains hospitalized. Eugene’s friends and family have said he was religious, not violent and that he didn’t drink or do drugs harder than marijuana.  Yovonka Bryant said that she and Eugene would often, together, read the Bible and Quran.

The policeman who shot a naked Eugene to death stated, that he was growled at when he told him to stop.  The cause remains unknown what led to the face chewing attack.  Friends and family indicate Eugene was religious and not violent and that he was not inclined to do any other drugs other than marijuana.

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  1. By now you should be gnetitg that ALL BELIEVERS are called to prophecy! And yet there are differences for the function/use of prophecy. What is the difference between a prophet, the function of prophecy, and the office of the Prophet? Why is it important that an emerging prophet remain in relationship/submission to an Apostle and a prophetic community? The difference between a prophet and the function of prophecy to me is intertwined. A prophet is someone who the Apostle Paul describes in 1 Corinthians 14:3, as one “,… who (prophesies) speaks to men for their strengthening, encouragement and comfort.” A Prophet is one who gives and receives, a specific word of knowledge, or a word of revelation and, or has the discernment of spirits.In 1 Corinthians 13:2, the scripture encourages us to let “God’s Love” in us, be the basic foundation for using these gifts: ” 2 If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing.” It further instructs us, yet once again to remember God’s Golden Rule to let love, love, love, be the reason we utilize this gift, but only in such a way that we honor our brothers and sisters in Christ, lifting them up with our words. Verses 8-13 are just as important in this instruction: “ 8 Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away. 9 For we know in part and we prophesy in part, 10 but when completeness comes, what is in part disappears. 11 When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind me. 12 For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known. 13 And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. The office of the Prophet is someone who has been called out specifically like Paul, although he was an Apostle, as well. I agree with Gail, that “One called to the Office of Prophet has a greater measure and function of authority.” That is why it is important, that an emerging prophet remain in relationship/submission to an Apostle and a prophetic community, because they have the God given authority to lead whole congregations and the leadership of those churches to unity and empowerment, or to lead them tragically astray. As, I have learned, prophecy is not an airing of our own opinions, but in having the mindset of God. This requires a close relationship with the Lord, being a student of the scriptures and having open ears to hear the Lord’s instructions, as we develop in our calling.

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