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« on: January 04, 2011, 08:19:40 AM »

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According to a small Christian movement, yes, it will.

The movement, led by Harold Camping who runs the evangelical station Family Radio, is predicting that mid-May of this year will bring about Judgment Day--the time when, according to some, the earth will be destroyed due to mankind's sins and all Christian believers will ascend to heaven.

(More on TIME.com: Cinematic Vision of the Apocalypse)

Apparently Camping believes this will occur on May 21st because of a mathematical system he created to interpret prophecies hidden in the Bible.

Read more: http://newsfeed.time.com/2011/01/03/judgement-day-will-may-21-2011-be-the-end-of-the-world/#ixzz1A4M3nqvJ

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« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2011, 09:37:22 AM »

He predicts the end of the world every few years, and then always has to revise it and claim that's not what he meant.  Roll Eyes His radio show is some of the best unintentional comedy you'll hear on the air.
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« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2011, 10:34:38 AM »

On the feast of Sts. Constantine and Helen. How apt.
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« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2011, 12:17:19 PM »

But that's when the Star Wars MMORPG computer game comes out!


Awwwww not fair!

Maybe God can delay it, till we get a few months of game time in?
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« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2011, 04:00:44 PM »

Is this prediction based on the Julian Calendar or Gregorian? Grin
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« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2011, 04:55:30 PM »

Bags are packed, I'm going to see grandma!  Cool
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« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2011, 05:09:19 PM »

Meh, History Channel says Dec. 21, 2012.
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« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2011, 05:11:43 PM »

Meh, History Channel says Dec. 21, 2012.

I think they should rename the 'History' channel to the "Conspiracy Theory and UFO" channel. Seriously, I don't think i've seen one good piece of history on there in as long as I can remember...
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« Reply #8 on: January 04, 2011, 05:13:23 PM »

But that's when the Star Wars MMORPG computer game comes out!

Awwwww not fair!

Maybe God can delay it, till we get a few months of game time in?

Ha! Dragon Age 2 comes out in March, so I'll get a full 2 1/2 months with it before the end!  angel
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« Reply #9 on: January 04, 2011, 05:14:17 PM »

If you're a conspiracy theorist, these are good times. Leading up to the end of 2012, when the mother of all world endings is scheduled (until the next one), plenty of things would be expected to happen that sets it all in motion and counts as ominous portends, in that 'no-snowflake-in-an-avalanche-takes-the-blame' sort of way.

And one just did.   In Arkansas, thousands of blackbirds fell dead from the sky over the town of Beebe.

Birds were ancient omens.    An autopsy on a few showed they didn't die of starvation but rather blunt force.    What's large enough to knock thousands of birds out of the sky?  A big ol' alien spaceship?   Violent weather is the more likely answer.   A violent updraft that caught up sleeping birds and disoriented them likely have caused them to literally fly into the ground trying to escape it.   A wooded area in the town has been used a roost, home to several hundred thousand birds for years.

So, sorry, conspiracy folks, it seems that there is a good explanation.   Now if a bunch of fish had also died in Arkansas, that would be different.

Oh, wait...
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« Reply #10 on: January 08, 2011, 06:42:22 AM »

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According to a small Christian movement, yes, it will.

Harold Camping ... is predicting that mid-May of this year will bring about Judgment Day... Apparently Camping believes this will occur on May 21st

Clearly not a good sola-scriptura man, for it is written that no man knows the day or the hour.
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« Reply #11 on: January 08, 2011, 01:56:04 PM »

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According to a small Christian movement, yes, it will.

Harold Camping ... is predicting that mid-May of this year will bring about Judgment Day... Apparently Camping believes this will occur on May 21st

Clearly not a good sola-scriptura man, for it is written that no man knows the day or the hour.
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« Reply #12 on: January 08, 2011, 02:09:15 PM »

There's a guy driving a white van around my town with this message printed all over it.
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« Reply #13 on: January 08, 2011, 02:20:40 PM »

There is a guy who has about 10 children who drive around in a beat up old white van that states "God kills!" with tons of Scriptures showing when God kills and hates people.  Lovely.

There's a guy driving a white van around my town with this message printed all over it.
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There is a guy who has about 10 children who drive around in a beat up old white van that states "God kills!" with tons of Scriptures showing when God kills and hates people.  Lovely.

There's a guy driving a white van around my town with this message printed all over it.

If I had that many children I'd go insane, so I can't really judge the guy...  Wink
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« Reply #15 on: January 08, 2011, 05:19:44 PM »

If HE would come back April 14th, we won't have to worry about taxes. angel
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« Reply #16 on: January 08, 2011, 11:36:36 PM »

If HE would come back April 14th, we won't have to worry about taxes. angel
I heard something about how Income Tax Day will be April 18 this year. The good news is you get three more days to file. The bad news is you get three more days to procrastinate.
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If HE would come back April 14th, we won't have to worry about taxes. angel
I heard something about how Income Tax Day will be April 18 this year. The good news is you get three more days to file. The bad news is you get three more days to procrastinate. 
  I think I will wait and procrastinate tomorrow. Tongue
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« Reply #18 on: May 17, 2011, 10:45:34 PM »

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« Reply #19 on: May 17, 2011, 10:54:53 PM »

One of the radio stations of the group that supports this, is not far from where I live. I've seen people around here waving signs for this group. Part of me wants to laugh, but part of me feels sorry that they will be so disappointed when nothing happens on Saturday. Seriously, some of them may get very depressed, and who knows what'll happen after that. I pray for them.  Embarrassed
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« Reply #20 on: May 17, 2011, 11:04:27 PM »

One of the radio stations of the group that supports this, is not far from where I live. I've seen people around here waving signs for this group. Part of me wants to laugh, but part of me feels sorry that they will be so disappointed when nothing happens on Saturday. Seriously, some of them may get very depressed, and who knows what'll happen after that. I pray for them.  Embarrassed

I agree with your sentiments.  Cults are very dangerous and have wrecked countless peoples lives.  We on the outside can look and laugh at such buffoonery and take it for what it really is.  However those who are wrapped up with such nonsense are either clearly extremely naive or brainwashed.  When the appointed day and hour arrives and the world fails to end, this is going to cause some major consternation in these poor duped minds and who knows where and what that could lead to?  I am also sad to hear about the man who preaches the message of "God hates".  From personal experience, I know what such a message is capable of causing in some peoples minds and, believe me its not pretty!
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« Reply #21 on: May 17, 2011, 11:05:25 PM »

No, I'm sorry, but May 21st is simply not convenient for me... I am going on vacation to the beach at the beginning of June, and I really don't want to miss it as this will be my first vacation in like 20 years (when I was a young teenager). Could we possibly move this to after July 4?
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« Reply #22 on: May 17, 2011, 11:22:15 PM »

No, I'm sorry, but May 21st is simply not convenient for me... I am going on vacation to the beach at the beginning of June, and I really don't want to miss it as this will be my first vacation in like 20 years (when I was a young teenager). Could we possibly move this to after July 4?

You're golden. They are on the old calendar.

EDIT: Joke foiled by not reading your post. Thought you were going on vacation on the 21st.

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« Reply #23 on: May 18, 2011, 04:01:03 PM »

Eschatology is not my forte, but as I understand it, the rapture is pretty much a 19th century Protestant innovation with no roots in the Catholic-Orthodox tradition.
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« Reply #24 on: May 18, 2011, 04:13:08 PM »

Here's how much time we have left

So, do I still have to pay my electric bill this month Huh

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« Reply #25 on: May 18, 2011, 04:17:16 PM »

The most helpful thing is that they specified a time: 6PM in your local time zone.

So, I guess it's going to be a rolling Judgment Day, a 24-hour affair. Thankfully, being in the US, I'll have some 18 hours' warning that it's coming. I figure that's plenty of time to repent of my idol worship and such Tongue
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The real shame in all this is that while most normal Christians don't hold to the Rapture theory, they will non the less all be lumped in together with these fruitcakes by the secular media.  After the big event fails to show up, the unbelieving world will have a good laugh at Christianity's expense all because a small sect promoted these crazy ideas.
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« Reply #27 on: May 18, 2011, 06:24:16 PM »

The most helpful thing is that they specified a time: 6PM in your local time zone.

So, I guess it's going to be a rolling Judgment Day, a 24-hour affair. Thankfully, being in the US, I'll have some 18 hours' warning that it's coming. I figure that's plenty of time to repent of my idol worship and such Tongue

It will happen 24 times thoughout the course of the day. Maybe we can watch it on the news, kind of like "santa watch" on Christmas. The media companies will have to be careful who they schedule to work saturday.
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« Reply #28 on: May 18, 2011, 07:10:45 PM »

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« Reply #29 on: May 18, 2011, 07:13:43 PM »

Something will happen on 21 May. I guarantee you that.
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« Reply #30 on: May 18, 2011, 07:30:59 PM »

Yeah, a whole bunch of people realizing that they only have ten days to pay their bills, hopefully they didn't spend the money or booze or such.
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« Reply #31 on: May 18, 2011, 10:05:00 PM »

The most helpful thing is that they specified a time: 6PM in your local time zone.

So, I guess it's going to be a rolling Judgment Day, a 24-hour affair. Thankfully, being in the US, I'll have some 18 hours' warning that it's coming. I figure that's plenty of time to repent of my idol worship and such Tongue

It will happen 24 times thoughout the course of the day. Maybe we can watch it on the news, kind of like "santa watch" on Christmas. The media companies will have to be careful who they schedule to work saturday.

I think that's an excellent idea. Fr Ambrose, being at GMT+12, will have to let us know if anything does indeed happen. (Since he's an idol worshipper, he won't be raptured, of course.)
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« Reply #32 on: May 19, 2011, 11:17:55 AM »


Post rapture looting is a bit harsh, perhaps we could view it as taking care of things while the rightful owners are.....floating around somewhere?


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« Reply #33 on: May 19, 2011, 11:41:50 AM »

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Harold Camping ... is predicting that mid-May of this year will bring about Judgment Day... Apparently Camping believes this will occur on May 21st

Clearly not a good sola-scriptura man, for it is written that no man knows the day or the hour.
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(waves)

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« Reply #36 on: May 23, 2011, 09:01:23 PM »

The most helpful thing is that they specified a time: 6PM in your local time zone.

So, I guess it's going to be a rolling Judgment Day, a 24-hour affair. Thankfully, being in the US, I'll have some 18 hours' warning that it's coming. I figure that's plenty of time to repent of my idol worship and such Tongue

It will happen 24 times thoughout the course of the day. Maybe we can watch it on the news, kind of like "santa watch" on Christmas. The media companies will have to be careful who they schedule to work saturday.

I think that's an excellent idea. Fr Ambrose, being at GMT+12, will have to let us know if anything does indeed happen. (Since he's an idol worshipper, he won't be raptured, of course.)

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« Reply #37 on: May 24, 2011, 01:17:15 PM »

I guess Randy Savage is the only one that got raptured.
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« Reply #38 on: May 28, 2011, 11:47:54 PM »

It happened. It's just that the elect actually turned out to be so small that no one noticed. Tongue
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« Reply #39 on: May 29, 2011, 12:08:54 AM »

It happened. It's just that the elect actually turned out to be so small that no one noticed. Tongue
I read that there was a slight miscalculation and that the correct date is October 21 of this year.
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« Reply #41 on: May 31, 2011, 01:27:57 PM »

It happened. It's just that the elect actually turned out to be so small that no one noticed. Tongue
I read that there was a slight miscalculation and that the correct date is October 21 of this year.
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