Skip to comments.End of Days in May? Believers enter final stretch (Harold Camping's Prediction ends 5/21/2011)
Posted on 01/03/2011 1:09:20 PM PST by SeekAndFind
RALEIGH, N.C. If there had been time, Marie Exley would have liked to start a family. Instead, the 32-year-old Army veteran has less than six months left, which she'll spend spreading a stark warning: Judgment Day is almost here.
Exley is part of a movement of Christians loosely organized by radio broadcasts, websites, independent of churches and convinced by their reading of the Bible that the end of the world will begin on May 21, 2011.
To get the word out, they're using billboards and bus stop benches, traveling caravans of RVs and volunteers passing out pamphlets on street corners. Cities from Bridgeport, Conn., to Little Rock, Ark., now have billboards with the ominous message, and mission groups are traveling in countries from Latin America to Africa to spread the news outside the U.S.
"A lot of people might think, 'The end's coming, let's go party,'" said Exley, a veteran of two deployments in Iraq. "But we're commanded by God to warn people. I wish I could just be like everybody else, but it's so much better to know that when the end comes, you'll be safe."
In August, Exley left her home in Colorado Springs, Colo., to work with Oakland, Calif.-based Family Radio Worldwide, the independent Christian ministry whose leader, Harold Camping, has calculated the May 21 date based on his reading of the Bible.
She is organizing traveling columns of RVs carrying the message from city to city, a logistics challenge that her military experience has helped solve. The vehicles are scheduled to be in five North Carolina cities between now and the second week of January, but Exley will shortly be gone: overseas, where she hopes to eventually make it back to Iraq.
"I don't really have plans to come back," she said. "Time is short."
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OMG! THe sky is falling! The End is near! We’re all doomed!
What? May 21st?
Oh heck, we’ve all got 4 months! Let’s partay!
Camping can go on for hours describing his biblical “proof”. It’s really quit amazing.
Man, they just never give up do they?
The world does end for everybody, someday, sometime and nothing can save you. You WILL end up in a graveyard.
These end times cults are beyond stupid.
"Don't buy any green Banana's
I don’t see how this could matter. God already knows when, and in what state of grace, each of us is going to die.
No matter what we may do, God already knows it.
If the world ends in fire. Then they will be roasted nut’s.
Hey now! That's a great way to generalize specific predictions. When May 22nd rolls around and nothing has changed, he can just say, "I was right! The END has started just as I predicted." ... Smart move ...
I’m not worried so much about going for myself, I just hope I can take a hundredfold of red diaper doper babies with me on the way out!
My sources say the God is really ticked off with these people. That Assange guy wasn’t supposed to leak the date. Just to embarrass them, He is going to move it up one week! :)
Did a little googleing. Seems like Camping also predicted the end was going to happen in 1994.
should be ready anytime... because the END will come...
if your lamp is low, get on your knees and get it filled...
With my luck one of these times they might be right about the end of the world coming, and I will be kicking myself for not cashing in my 401(K) and partying like there is no tomorrow...
Oh, Wow!!! I thought time ended six months ago!! Sheeeesh!! What a disaster. I didn’t pay my Discover bill.
His 1994 prediction was tentative. He said at the time that if it didn’t happen in September 1994, it would be May 2011.
Jesus himself said that no man (and I am pretty sure than he meant no woman, either) knows the day that he will return. If anyone says that they know the day, they are lying.
I guess it’s time to get my will in order.
Camping gets around that by claiming that that only applied during “the church age” and that we are no longer in the church age. He really does have an answer for everything. But then he should since he’s been doing this for 30 years.
I have a doctor appointment that day...do you think I should reschedule?
Going over his previous calculations, Camping found that he forgot to carry the one.
That’s nothing, Hal Lindsey wrote a whole series of books teLling why our Lord was going to return in 1988.
RE: MT 24:36 But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.
Harold Camping isn’t unaware of this warning, it has also been quoted to him by concerned Christians till they are blue on the face.
Mr. Camping however has an elaborate way of explaining why this verse does not apply to his prediction.
One explanation I heard is that although he can’t predict the time or hour. HE says to look for the signs and know the time is near. He is 89 years old. If he lives past 5/21/2011, he will probably go mad.
I predicted the end would start yesterday. Someone prove me wrong..
The end starts tomorrow. You’re wrong.
I’m landing in Vegas on the 21st. If it’s all gonna end I’ll be right where I want to be, making my final roll at the Nugget!
RE: making my final roll at the Nugget!
You can’t take it with you, and even if you can, nuggets are worthless where people are headed.
Is there a comet coming I don’t know about? And where are my black tennis shoes?
That reminds me of the joke about the guy who figures out how to "take it with him," so he smuggles some gold up to Heaven. When he arrives at the Pearly Gates, St. Peter asks him, "What are you doing with that pavement?"
Whew! Just made my 60th birthday. That was a close one.
And if this one doesn't do it, January of 2028?
Several months ago after hearing about this guy I tried to plod through some of his stuff. Quite convoluted and hardly persuasive.
I predict that on May 21, 2011 Emily Latella will break through the clouds in an explosion of glorious splendor accompanied by trumpet playing angels and say
“...he will probably go mad.”
Well we all know for certain it won’t end THAT day.
Then September, 2044... then May, 2061... etc., etc.
17 additional years to swindle...............
Ok, you infiltrate the group and get me a list of their home owners. I’ll come in with the low-ball offers.
We’ll make a killing renting back to them.
If they sincerely believe that the world is ending, can I have their stuff?
Unfortunately, she will probably go on and procreate anyway.
“MT 24:36 But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.”
Does that refer to the Rapture or the End of the Tribulation? Jesus meets the Church in the air in the Rapture but He does not actually return until the end of the Tribulation. Even so, we may not know the day and hour but we may know the year; and 5-21-2011 may be a lucky guess.
That’s my birthday! Looking forward to whatever happens on that day.
you have got to be kidding me! what is his problem? he is a false prophet... proven... why WOULD any one listen to him?
They missed the BIG Freeze back in the 70’s also, as well as flying cars and moon vacations.
This may be the young lady in question — in which case I’m not so sure it would be a bad thing for her to have a family. http://iava.org/content/marie-exley
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