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Harold Camping Prepares for Judgement Day, May 21, 2011
CNN ^ | May 17, 2011 | Jay Kernis

Posted on 05/19/2011 8:20:38 PM PDT by virtuous

Answering questions: Harold Camping, President of Family Stations, Inc.

You have determined May 21, 2011 is Judgment Day. What do you predict will happen?

It might be just one great earthquake, then as it gets to be May 21 in any other country—there will be a great earthquake there.

So earthquakes could occur around the world for 24 hours? By the end of 24 hours the whole world will be destroyed.

Why is God causing this to happen?

The purpose of the earthquake is three-fold: it will be enormously destructive as God is destroying the earth. Secondly, the people who died as true believers will come out of their tombs with their glorified spiritual bodies and will be caught up to be with Christ.

All of the remains of unbelievers-carcasses—the bones will be thrown out of the grave and be like dung or manure—because they will be shamed in the eyes of God as a final of consequence of God's wrath.

God created mankind in his image and likeness to serve him, to obey him. But when mankind rebelled against God, they came unto what is openly demanded by the laws of God, which is death.

How do you suggest people prepare for Judgment Day?

The way people of Nineveh prepared when Jonah came there. Jonah said in 40 days God will destroy you. They did three things: One they sat in sack cloth and ashes—they humbled themselves before God. Secondly, they pleaded with God, they begged him that this might not happen. Thirdly, they recognized they were wicked and turned from their sins–they realized God’s wrath was on them because of their sins.

You have no doubt that all of this will happen?

We know absolutely, without any shadow of a doubt, that May 21 will be the day!

(Excerpt) Read more at inthearena.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cnn; endtimes; haroldcamping; judgmentday; rapture; religion
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Is this the end for many of us?
1 posted on 05/19/2011 8:20:44 PM PDT by virtuous
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To: virtuous

Nope.


2 posted on 05/19/2011 8:22:21 PM PDT by Grunthor (RIDE THE CAIN TRAIN!)
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To: virtuous

Is this the end for Rico?


3 posted on 05/19/2011 8:22:33 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: virtuous

Well, at least we won’t have to watch the Miami Heat celebrate an NBA championship!


4 posted on 05/19/2011 8:24:32 PM PDT by Daisyjane69 (Michael Reagan: "Welcome back, Dad, even if you're wearing a dress and bearing children this time)
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To: virtuous

Matthew 24:36 ‘But about that day and hour no one knows, neither the angels of heaven, nor the Son,* but only the Father.


5 posted on 05/19/2011 8:25:32 PM PDT by DarthVader (That which supports Barack Hussein Obama must be sterilized and there are NO exceptions!)
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To: virtuous

It is disgusting how many people have been led astray by this blasphemer. Even sadder how so many people listen without even consulting what the Word actually says on this subject.


6 posted on 05/19/2011 8:25:56 PM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: virtuous

Who's up for some post-rapture looting?


7 posted on 05/19/2011 8:26:22 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Just once I'd like someone to call me 'Sir' without adding 'You're making a scene.' - Homer Simpson)
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To: virtuous

If anyone on this board believes this - can I have your stuff?


8 posted on 05/19/2011 8:26:25 PM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: virtuous

Awesome! I can’t wait to see carcasses thrown out of graves by God.
Popcorn event big time! What a freaking nut. I sincerely hope no one at FR has any interest in this guy; I know we have a fair number of religion loonies around here as well.


9 posted on 05/19/2011 8:26:38 PM PDT by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/ - via iPhone from Tokyo.)
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To: virtuous

I will water the lawn tomorrow


10 posted on 05/19/2011 8:27:53 PM PDT by woofie
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To: freedomlover

Here is an email my wife got from her brother. He’s not joking. Sad. I think the last time he was in church was 8 years ago when we visited him over Easter.:

Thursday, May 19, 2011 7:29:21 PM

Well there was a big article on front page of our news paper today about the world coming to the end Saturday, Im going to be up all night tomorrow night worried about it. Im going to be exhausted on Saturday, if there is a Saturday.

ANother good day, made $263 and $61 in tips. People tipped better today than yesterday. If something should happen to me Saturday my paycheck and all my tip money is in my top dresser drawer.

Sunny and 76 today, supposed to be 84 tomorrow, so guess I will go back to wearing shorts.


11 posted on 05/19/2011 8:28:40 PM PDT by 21twelve ( You can go from boom to bust, from dreams to a bowl of dust ... another lost generation.)
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To: lefty-lie-spy

My interest in him is like unto interest in watching a slow motion train wreck...


12 posted on 05/19/2011 8:29:06 PM PDT by donmeaker ("To every simple question, there is a neat, simple answer, that is dead wrong." Mark Twain)
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To: virtuous
Is this the end for many of us?

Come by our church and worship with real Christians on May 22.

13 posted on 05/19/2011 8:29:33 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: Daisyjane69

or watch the GOP screw things up any longer and continue to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory...


14 posted on 05/19/2011 8:30:57 PM PDT by God luvs America (When the silent majority speaks the earth trembles!)
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To: woofie

“I will water the lawn tomorrow.”

GREAT idea, I’ll do that too. Along with the house and the cars.
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Hey - it can’t hurt to at least TRY to keep the fire and brimstone away!


15 posted on 05/19/2011 8:31:17 PM PDT by 21twelve ( You can go from boom to bust, from dreams to a bowl of dust ... another lost generation.)
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To: virtuous

You have to at least give this guy credit for believing what he says. You can’t say that about most of the money grubbing televangelists.


16 posted on 05/19/2011 8:33:27 PM PDT by Catphish
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To: virtuous

So should I set my alarm clock early for this or should I just stay in bed?

Anyone going to have a live Doomsday thread?


17 posted on 05/19/2011 8:34:25 PM PDT by LibFreeOrDie (Obama promised a gold mine, but will give us the shaft.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

Next week real estate prices are going to crash, but there will be some great deals on used cars.


18 posted on 05/19/2011 8:34:36 PM PDT by trumandogz
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To: virtuous

At least we wouldn’t have to deal with any more Obama...


19 posted on 05/19/2011 8:35:50 PM PDT by RonboTex (Get off my lawn!!!!!!!!)
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To: virtuous
I most definitely want to see this guy interviewed by the news media on May 22nd.

Maybe if he's made a big enough fool in front of millions of viewers, the next shyster might think twice about pushing such juvenile stupidity.

20 posted on 05/19/2011 8:36:23 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (A communist is just a liberal in a hurry)
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To: reagan_fanatic

i want to see him interviewed on May 23rd....


21 posted on 05/19/2011 8:37:36 PM PDT by God luvs America (When the silent majority speaks the earth trembles!)
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To: DarthVader

Matthew 24:36 ‘But about that day and hour no one knows, neither the angels of heaven, nor the Son,* but only the Father.

So if no one knows there is at least a chance that Camping gets lucky and picks the right day. . . Why is this belief (that God will destroy the world on some unknown day) any more rational than Camping’s belief that God will destroy it this Saturday? Just asking . . .


22 posted on 05/19/2011 8:38:01 PM PDT by Catphish
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To: virtuous

He believes in predestination.

We shall know on May 13th that he and his family has not been chosen.


23 posted on 05/19/2011 8:39:41 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Until Reagan rises from the dead: Thank God McCain didnt win. Obama's better than some RINO.)
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To: Catphish

If he hasn’t given away all of his assets and property, then he doesn’t believe it himself.


24 posted on 05/19/2011 8:40:21 PM PDT by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: virtuous

So does this mean I have to clean up my house? =)


25 posted on 05/19/2011 8:40:25 PM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: virtuous
I'm taking my kids camping this weekend! Harold Camping!

We actually are going camping this weekend and we all call it Harold Camping. I'm trying to find a ratty old tweed sportscoat to wear while droning about armageddon around the campfire.

26 posted on 05/19/2011 8:40:40 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: DarthVader

If no one knows when, then by simple logic, no one knows if anyone knows.

Therefore, maybe Camping is one camper who knows, who knows?


27 posted on 05/19/2011 8:41:20 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: virtuous
Is this the end for many of us?

Maybe, but all I know for sure is: Don't be grounded when the rapture comes!

28 posted on 05/19/2011 8:41:30 PM PDT by Ahithophel (Communication is an art form susceptible to sudden technical failure)
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To: Catphish

“You have to at least give this guy credit for believing what he says. You can’t say that about most of the money grubbing televangelists.”

Well yes, but you could have said the same about Jim Jones.


29 posted on 05/19/2011 8:42:28 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Those who endured Valley Forge didn't make their sacrifice to give us free health care)
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To: lefty-lie-spy
Awesome! I can’t wait to see carcasses thrown out of graves by God. Popcorn event big time! What a freaking nut. I sincerely hope no one at FR has any interest in this guy; I know we have a fair number of religion loonies around here as well.

Religion is whatever any person places their 'trust'. Not sure where you get the notion that carcasses are going to get throw out of graves. The flesh body once dead has served its purpose and nobody is going to need it ever again.

There is no scriptural basis for the claims this poor deluded man is making, other than there would be many coming in Christ's Holy Name saying this and claiming that.

30 posted on 05/19/2011 8:45:12 PM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: virtuous
Democrats sell government as the solution.....Religious people sell Allah or Jesus or whatever version of salvation they wish to peddle as the solution. Loonies all.... None can think....
31 posted on 05/19/2011 8:46:05 PM PDT by There You Go Again
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To: virtuous

I just checked their website and noticed they still have a program schedule up listing Sunday programming. One would think they would have cleaned that off?

http://www.familyradio.com/english/connect/broadcast/zone_sched/index.html


32 posted on 05/19/2011 8:46:48 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Those who endured Valley Forge didn't make their sacrifice to give us free health care)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

Not really. Jim Jones committed suicide when he realized he was under criminal investigation, and, sick bastard that he was, he decided to kill hundreds of other people with himself. It think Harold simply figures, “Eh, time to retire anyway.” He’s done this BEFORE. If he truly is certain, than he is actually insane.


33 posted on 05/19/2011 8:46:52 PM PDT by dangus
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To: HereInTheHeartland

A hypocritical phony is beneath a sincere lunatic in my estimation.


34 posted on 05/19/2011 8:47:14 PM PDT by Catphish
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To: virtuous

Will it all be carried live on C-SPAN?


35 posted on 05/19/2011 8:48:01 PM PDT by JPG (The real reason Huck quit? Fear of grizzly bears.)
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To: 21twelve

“go back to wearing shorts”??? jeezum crow it’s the rapture for crying out loud!at least have some respect for it and put on some trousers and nice shirt/s


36 posted on 05/19/2011 8:48:30 PM PDT by MissDairyGoodnessVT (I am keeping the faith, I have not finished my course and I am fighting for the good)
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To: Catphish
Why is this belief (that God will destroy the world on some unknown day) any more rational than Camping’s belief that God will destroy it this Saturday?

A Christian puts his faith in God and His Word. The Bible says on numerous occasions that no man can know the time of Christ's return. The Bible then continues on to say that anyone who makes such a claim is a false prophet. Both of these teachings are in Matthew 24. If you continue to Acts 20, you'll see the teaching that "grievous wolves" will enter the church, and attempt to destroy it from within. This is how I view Harold Camping. He is an agent of Satan, whether he knows it or not.

If you believe in Christ, then you should not be dabbling in the blasphemous rants of someone who clearly is not basing their teachings upon Scripture.

37 posted on 05/19/2011 8:50:00 PM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: virtuous
Just remember, when it's today in Australia, it's tomorrow here.

So---I'm just sayin', if you hear of terrible continent-rending earthquakes and mass destruction in Australia Friday (Saturday, the 21st of May there) then be afraid, be ver-r-r-y afraid!

38 posted on 05/19/2011 8:50:48 PM PDT by China Clipper (My favorite animals usually are found next to the rice on my plate.)
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To: virtuous


39 posted on 05/19/2011 8:50:51 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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Is this the end for many of us?

The end comes every day for people. Once to live and then the Judgement

For God so loved the world that He gave His only Son that whoever believes in Him will not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

40 posted on 05/19/2011 8:52:34 PM PDT by stars & stripes forever ( Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.)
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To: virtuous

41 posted on 05/19/2011 8:53:52 PM PDT by LibFreeOrDie (Obama promised a gold mine, but will give us the shaft.)
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I really do worry to some extent about Camping’s followers.
They have put everything into this nonsense.
42 posted on 05/19/2011 8:54:56 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Those who endured Valley Forge didn't make their sacrifice to give us free health care)
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"If you believe in Christ, then you should not be dabbling in the blasphemous rants of someone who clearly is not basing their teachings upon Scripture."

VERY well put!

43 posted on 05/19/2011 8:56:47 PM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: virtuous
I read Camping is, in part, basing his prediction on current events. I'm surprised by this in light of his strict observance of Rev. 22:18.

44 posted on 05/19/2011 8:58:44 PM PDT by I see my hands (Embrace misanthropy)
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To: virtuous
God save me! I don't want to experience death like you did - public ridicule, flesh ripping whips, thorns in the skull, a heavy cross to bear, giant nails HAMMERED into my body, and a spear to my side! Rapture me now! I can't handle it! Hear my prayers! Please, I beg you!

Not me. If he can take it, then so shall I. I'm fighting until the gritty, bloody, glorious end.

45 posted on 05/19/2011 9:00:54 PM PDT by 3boysdad (The very elect.)
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To: virtuous

Regardless, the world has had its run, it’s long past the time to close down the circus.


46 posted on 05/19/2011 9:01:12 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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I've worked for Mr. Camping.

Mr. Camping is not blasphemous nor is he an evil man. He is, in my opinion, foolish to make such date prognostications, but he is sincere and most of his teachings (apart from the church and the end times) are sound. Family Stations, Inc. has brought the Gospel to countless millions and does good work. I am sad, in that sense, to see Mr. Camping doing this.

I share the skepticism about the May 21 date, but I would warn everyone to be very cautious about scoffing in light of what the Bible has to say on it. In doing so, you are denigrating a sincere and god-fearing man.

For all: Don't you want Christ to return? Isn't that a joyous thing? Are you ready for Christ to return?

47 posted on 05/19/2011 9:01:26 PM PDT by Lexinom
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To: Catphish
You have to at least give this guy credit for believing what he says. You can’t say that about most of the money grubbing televangelists.

We don't really know if he believes what he is saying. He may have started this whole thing for money and attention and has his excuses already written when the rapture doesn't come. The guy has already been wrong once before (1994) but left himself more of an out last time.

Camping sounds like any other con artist. Eventually their lies catch up to them and very often they know it's coming.

48 posted on 05/19/2011 9:01:43 PM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: pnh102

Well, he seems to have studied the bible pretty intensely and backs up his claims. The Bible isn’t exactly clear as day about many things. In fact, there are many different takes on Christianity all with different takes on the end of the world among many other things. Which one to believe? Who is going to hell and who is not? Like I said maybe Camping will get lucky and we will all find out on Saturday.


49 posted on 05/19/2011 9:02:14 PM PDT by Catphish
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To: Lexinom
What the Bible has to say on scoffing, that is, not the May 21st date which is questionable using Mr. Camping's numerology.
50 posted on 05/19/2011 9:03:10 PM PDT by Lexinom
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