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Doomsday preacher Harold Camping suffers stroke that leaves him struggling to speak
Daily Mail ^ | June 12, 2011 | Unsigned Article

Posted on 06/12/2011 5:56:44 PM PDT by TenthAmendmentChampion

The radio preacher who sparked an international media frenzy by predicting the end of the world last month has suffered a stroke.

Harold Camping was rushed to hospital from his Alameda, California home on Thursday night.

The 89-year-old has survived the stroke - but there are fears that the gravelly, famous voice he used to make his predictions to millions around the world will never be the same.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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1 posted on 06/12/2011 5:56:49 PM PDT by TenthAmendmentChampion
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

I predict he won’t be making a statement about it.


2 posted on 06/12/2011 5:57:55 PM PDT by married21 (As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

Found via Gateway Pundit, by the way. Along with Ace of Spades, the best blogs ever.


3 posted on 06/12/2011 5:58:00 PM PDT by TenthAmendmentChampion (Darwinism is to Genesis as Global Warming is to Revelations.)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

He was only off by a month.


4 posted on 06/12/2011 5:58:05 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

Faking it to gain sympathy!


5 posted on 06/12/2011 5:59:00 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

According to Camping , God choses... you.


6 posted on 06/12/2011 5:59:20 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Ronald Reagan was the last candidate to be hated by the MSM to the extent that Sarah is.)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

The End time only applied to HIM.


7 posted on 06/12/2011 5:59:29 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: bigbob; Brilliant

Exactly right.


8 posted on 06/12/2011 6:01:33 PM PDT by TenthAmendmentChampion (Darwinism is to Genesis as Global Warming is to Revelations.)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

Perhaps God has silenced him so he can’t cause more scandal to Christians and make them the targets of even more ridicule than usual?


9 posted on 06/12/2011 6:01:55 PM PDT by Melian ("I can't spare this [wo]man; [s]he fights!" (Apologies to Abe Lincoln) Go, Sarah!)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

Having worked with stroke survivors, I will attest that aphasia is one of the most common symptoms in the aftermath of a stroke.

However, the timing of this event, the circumstances, and the irony is not lost on me.


10 posted on 06/12/2011 6:02:19 PM PDT by left that other site
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To: Melian

Good one.

BTW-Thingol’s Melian?


11 posted on 06/12/2011 6:03:02 PM PDT by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the constitution"-Obama official)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

That is what one may expect to happen to a “preacher” whom lies in the face of the Almighty and just God.

Serves him right for pushing his farce.


12 posted on 06/12/2011 6:04:53 PM PDT by TCH (DON'T BE AN "O-HOLE"! ... DEMAND YOUR STATE ENACT ITS SOVEREIGNTY !When a majority of the American)
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To: Brilliant

While I think these false predictions do a huge disservice to how Christianity is viewed, in light of his stroke I won’t say anything bad about him.

Interestingly, my old man was all caught up in a prediction that the rapture (or whatever) was coming in 1988. He ended up dieing suddenly that year (and was ready!). It was a good reminder to me that the end of the world is going to happen to every single one of us. Perhaps this Camping fellow had a similar feeling as my old man.


13 posted on 06/12/2011 6:09:56 PM PDT by 21twelve (Obama Recreating the New Deal: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

So God decided to finally shut him up. Amen.


14 posted on 06/12/2011 6:10:20 PM PDT by Repeal 16-17 (Let me know when the Shooting starts.)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

The world is coming to an end for him?

Not that I like to see anyone suffer...just sayin’.....


15 posted on 06/12/2011 6:11:08 PM PDT by LUV W (RUN SARAH...R U N!!!)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion
Which I could post the cruel version.

All I will say is that God doesn't like people messing with HIS Plan!!!

This guy is just like Benny Hinn.

Sadly people believe them.......

16 posted on 06/12/2011 6:12:30 PM PDT by Dengar01 ("Liberalism is a Mental Disorder" - Dr. Michael Savage)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion
Godspeed, old man.

I seem to recall he was a solid preacher for years.

17 posted on 06/12/2011 6:12:47 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (Lovers ARE fighters.)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

Some people bring Joy where ever they go....others when ever they go...


18 posted on 06/12/2011 6:13:51 PM PDT by Bean Counter (Your what hurts??)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

We don’t know when Jesus is coming again, and we also don’t know when we are going to die, so act accordingly, and don’t destroy people’s faith with false, goofy prophecies.


19 posted on 06/12/2011 6:14:33 PM PDT by pallis
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

We should pray that this blasphemer seeks forgiveness before it is too late.


20 posted on 06/12/2011 6:16:25 PM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: the invisib1e hand

I used to listen to his show years ago. It’s sad to see him go off the rails as he did. And what a monumental waste of money (course it’s about what the government spends in two hours).


21 posted on 06/12/2011 6:27:59 PM PDT by TenthAmendmentChampion (Darwinism is to Genesis as Global Warming is to Revelations.)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

That’ll shut him up...


22 posted on 06/12/2011 6:34:21 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FreeRepublic.com. Now, More Than Ever.)
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To: Melian

“The Lord works in mysterious ways.”


23 posted on 06/12/2011 6:44:49 PM PDT by gatorhead
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

god bless him. praying for him and his family.


24 posted on 06/12/2011 6:48:01 PM PDT by dadfly
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

Well, I hope he recovers even if he did make wacky predictions.


25 posted on 06/12/2011 6:49:52 PM PDT by SoCal SoCon (Conservatism =/= Corporatism.)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

there is only one thing I can say: LOL


26 posted on 06/12/2011 6:51:03 PM PDT by fish hawk
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To: SoCal SoCon

On a serious note..do not presume a righteous God will fall in line with ur BS$


27 posted on 06/12/2011 6:55:08 PM PDT by hope
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

God chose to shut him up.


28 posted on 06/12/2011 6:56:13 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: beethovenfan

Uh, no...He chose to make this a$$hat to be squelched..better yet!


29 posted on 06/12/2011 6:59:16 PM PDT by hope
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

There goes the rain check he sent me....


30 posted on 06/12/2011 7:04:19 PM PDT by Avery Iota Kracker (You say ma-ca-ca, I say mac-a-ca....)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

Hhhhmmmmmmmm

Interesting.

I did ask God to make emphatically clear to Harold that The Lord was not blessed or pleased with his pontifications.

I trust The Lord to choose the best ways in such matters.

However, I think the Board of Directors still need to remove him from all duties relating to the ministry.


31 posted on 06/12/2011 7:11:18 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: icwhatudo

Yes. Come visit us in Doriath!


32 posted on 06/12/2011 7:37:02 PM PDT by Melian ("I can't spare this [wo]man; [s]he fights!" (Apologies to Abe Lincoln) Go, Sarah!)
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To: gatorhead

The Lord works in mysterious ways— and sometimes He’s as clear as crystal!


33 posted on 06/12/2011 7:41:45 PM PDT by Melian ("I can't spare this [wo]man; [s]he fights!" (Apologies to Abe Lincoln) Go, Sarah!)
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To: Melian

Sadly I can not as I am bound to a promise to my father. Return the silmaril or else!

(Big night Tuesday-Extended Edition of FOTR on IMAX in select theatres-you going?)


34 posted on 06/12/2011 8:07:20 PM PDT by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the constitution"-Obama official)
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To: Revolting cat!

Actually, his over all integrity is way above average

—except

about his pride that his Biblical interpretations are better than everyone else’s

and

in his refusal to help out those who went bankrupt publicizing his nonsense.

He’s not the type to fake something for sympathy.


35 posted on 06/12/2011 8:25:21 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: TCH

IF

WE ALL

GOT WHAT

“SERVED US RIGHT”

no one would be left standing on the planet—including you.


36 posted on 06/12/2011 8:26:29 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: LUV W

I was incredibly serious when I prayed that The Lord make emphatically clear to him how The Lord felt about Camping’s nonsense pontifications.


37 posted on 06/12/2011 8:27:26 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

I think we all have a need to know what we do not need to know!

2012 is just around the corner and were just beginning to see the light
at the end of the tunnel.....


38 posted on 06/12/2011 8:27:31 PM PDT by hapnHal (hapnHal)
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To: Dengar01

Actually, he’s not just like Benny Hinn.

Very different personalities and very different blind spots and very different sorts of major sins.

Harold’s general integrity is way above Hinn’s, from what I know of Hinn.

Harold is greatly off, imho, on the 2 areas I mentioned above.


39 posted on 06/12/2011 8:29:17 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: the invisib1e hand

Yes, except for his trashing Pentecostal theology while taking lots of Pentecostals’ money . . .

his teaching on the basic Gospel and basic Christian doctrines was pretty solidly conventional.

When he wandered into fringe areas . . . he could be pretty radical—evidently more so as he aged.


40 posted on 06/12/2011 8:30:42 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Quix

Well, I guess He listened!

God will NOT be mocked! Ever!


41 posted on 06/12/2011 8:31:11 PM PDT by LUV W (RUN SARAH...R U N!!!)
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To: LUV W

BLESSED BE THE NAME OF THE LORD.

May He correct Harold and draw him closer to Himself.

LUB LUV W


42 posted on 06/12/2011 8:33:02 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Quix

2Peter 3:9—
The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

That includes this man who lied.


43 posted on 06/12/2011 8:59:10 PM PDT by LUV W (RUN SARAH...R U N!!!)
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To: LUV W

INDEED.

Though, knowing something of his integrity—he did not lie.

He actually BELIEVED that nonsense.


44 posted on 06/12/2011 9:23:26 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Quix
2Th 2:10--
And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.
2Th 2:11--
And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:
2Th 2:12--
That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.

We are all warned about this if we REALLY study the Bible! :)

45 posted on 06/12/2011 9:29:02 PM PDT by LUV W (RUN SARAH...R U N!!!)
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To: Dengar01
This guy is just like Benny Hinn.

I saw that guy slap some fat woman's forehead, and she flopped around the floor doing the big chicken.

He probably has a taser up his sleeve, and these poor souls think their getting zapped from God.

46 posted on 06/12/2011 9:35:33 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Quix

Thanks for the insight, Quix.

I vaguely recall seeing Camping on a public TV channel some time ago. He seemed anti-establishment, and scorned by the apparent division that existed between him, some old associates, and the institution he once belonged. He had a persuasive personality.


47 posted on 06/12/2011 9:39:35 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: LUV W

INDEED. Well put.


48 posted on 06/12/2011 9:46:54 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Gene Eric

He used to be pretty bright and think well on his feet. It was virtually impossible to get him to see any truth he did not label as truth, however.

I did manage to cause a befuddled look on his face at a fund raising banquet in San Diego once. I forget what I said—something that made it obvious he was contradicting himself, IIRC.

He has historically been super stubborn about his idiosyncratic beliefs. Sigh.

Bless you.

Thanks for your kind reply.


49 posted on 06/12/2011 9:49:06 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Gene Eric; LUV W

I’m wondering if this isn’t signaling the long predicted house cleaning God is scheduled to do at the upper levels of Christian leadership circles.

If so . . . this is barely a beginning. I believe that a shocking number are going to drop dead in prime time, on their own shows.


50 posted on 06/12/2011 9:51:31 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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