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Voices of pros and cons over "the end of the world is May 21"
IBTHK ^ | May 18 | Gang Phan

Posted on 05/18/2011 7:52:06 PM PDT by pleaseloveme

Christian radio host Harold Camping made a 2011 end times prediction that the Rapture will take place on May 21 this year and that the end of the world will take place five months later on October 21. However, will the May 21 be another September 4 or September 6, 1994?

Camping, president of the Family Radio Christian network, has presented several arguments, or biblical "proofs", in favor of the May 21st end time, and claimed the Bible as his source saying May 21 will be the day of Rapture and judgment "beyond the shadow of a doubt". Meanwhile, his followers claimed about 200 million people will be raptured.

(Excerpt) Read more at hken.ibtimes.com ...


TOPICS: Current Events; Religion & Culture
KEYWORDS: haroldcamping; kook; may21
He will be mocked by himself!!!
1 posted on 05/18/2011 7:52:10 PM PDT by pleaseloveme
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To: pleaseloveme
We're all gonna die!!!

______________________________________

Vote for Scotty McCreery on American Idol.

Make the Libs heads explode!

(The 17 year old singing sensation made the unforgivable mistake of kissing the cross he wears around his neck and singing a song mentioning Jesus. Libs are flaming him all over the net)

2 posted on 05/18/2011 7:54:05 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: pleaseloveme

I just signed up for the “post-rapture looting” event on Facebook.

Hope the saved have good stuff that will get me through the tribulations.


3 posted on 05/18/2011 7:56:56 PM PDT by MediaMole
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To: pleaseloveme

“No man will know the day or the hour”.

Well, I guess that about settles that.


4 posted on 05/18/2011 7:57:45 PM PDT by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: Ramius
Tell that to the jackass on the Staten Island Ferry walking around with a gigantic sandwich board.
5 posted on 05/18/2011 7:59:05 PM PDT by OddLane
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To: pleaseloveme

Harold Camping is in gross error.

There are many “signs of the times” - but no one can pick the day.

However, one of these days a man will announce a seven-year peace deal with Israel - even allow for the rebuilding of the Temple Mount, as impossible as that seems.

It will seem to work - at first.


7 posted on 05/18/2011 8:00:28 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: pleaseloveme
Damn, I already sent off next month's house payment.
8 posted on 05/18/2011 8:00:52 PM PDT by ZOOKER ( Exploring the fine line between cynicism and outright depression)
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To: Ramius
“No man will know the day or the hour”.

Yep. I'll take the Lord's word over man's. Even bought a roast that doesn't expire until May 22nd. Will be getting the potatoes for it Saturday shopping.:)

9 posted on 05/18/2011 8:03:46 PM PDT by 444Flyer ("...Rather the scorned- the rejected -the men hemmed in with the spears..." from 'A Consecration')
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To: F15Eagle

obamalamadingdong is just the man to have the palis promise that in a two state solution...

teeman


10 posted on 05/18/2011 8:03:46 PM PDT by teeman8r (armageddon won't be pretty, but it's not like it's the end of the world.)
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To: teeman8r; 444Flyer; XeniaSt

His first foreign phone call from the WH was to promise Abbas a Palestinian state

President Obama’s first call ‘was to President Abbas’

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/us_and_americas/us_elections/article5563280.ece

President Obama placed the Middle East at the forefront of his first hours in office yesterday as he sought to make good on his promise of “ushering in a new era of peace”.


Obama’s First Call Abroad Goes to Palestinian President

The man on the other end of the line, of course, was none other than President Obama, who pledged to work toward achieving a “durable peace” between Israelis and Palestinians.

http://www.politicsdaily.com/2009/01/21/obamas-first-call-abroad-goes-to-palestinian-president/


11 posted on 05/18/2011 8:10:37 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: F15Eagle
The next two days will be very interesting.
12 posted on 05/18/2011 8:16:11 PM PDT by 444Flyer ("...Rather the scorned- the rejected -the men hemmed in with the spears..." from 'A Consecration')
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To: 444Flyer

Sure be interesting to hear what the surprise is tomorrow ...


13 posted on 05/18/2011 8:20:47 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: pleaseloveme

Many/most of the foolish, gullible people that believe this stuff we will accept Camping’s excuses and believe his next ridiculous prediction.

There is just no shortage of stupid in this world, and human nature being what it is many people are willing to put their faith in a con man.


14 posted on 05/18/2011 8:22:16 PM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: MediaMole

I did too. WE BAD.


15 posted on 05/18/2011 8:24:45 PM PDT by La Lydia ("California: When the parasites outnumber the hosts, it's all over.")
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To: pleaseloveme

Well, at least I’ll make it to my 36th anniversary! (May 20th)


16 posted on 05/18/2011 8:25:04 PM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: ZOOKER

maybe, you need replace them!


17 posted on 05/18/2011 8:32:01 PM PDT by pleaseloveme
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To: JaguarXKE

haha~
do you know, the 22nd is the big day for Cannes! how about them this year?
celebrate in sky?
hah


18 posted on 05/18/2011 8:37:30 PM PDT by pleaseloveme
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To: pleaseloveme

Camping, typical pretribber, is wrong of course, the down side of this “crying wolf” stuff is that it will have made people’s senses dulled to the real thing when it does actually get here. And it will.


19 posted on 05/18/2011 9:01:14 PM PDT by sasportas
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To: pleaseloveme

In that case, I am going on a major spending spree!


21 posted on 05/18/2011 9:20:59 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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To: JaguarXKE
Well, at least I’ll make it to my 36th anniversary! (May 20th)

Congrats. I'm working on the second try at that one.

22 posted on 05/18/2011 9:23:54 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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To: pleaseloveme

I’m packed and ready. Just in case.
I’m not paying any due bills either.
I’ll change my underwear on the 21st,
even though the change is not due for
another two and a half weeks. I bought
some gold coins in case I have to bribe
somebody up there, one never knows. And
I’m saying my prayers twice a day now.


23 posted on 05/18/2011 9:26:52 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: pleaseloveme
I am currently reading this book. A much different story than Camping's

BTW, this book was written in 1881; you wouldn't believe how accurate it is!

The End of the Present World
 
Reading this book was one of the greatest graces of my life!"
— St. Thérèse of Lisieux

In the late nineteenth century, Father Charles Arminjon, a priest from the mountains of southeastern France, assembled his flock in the town cathedral to preach a series of conferences to help them turn their thoughts away from this life’s mean material affairs—and toward the next life’s glorious spiritual reward. His wise and uncompromising words deepened in them the spirit of recollection that all Christians must have: the abiding conviction that heavenly aims, not temporal enthusiasms, must guide everything we think, say, and do.

When Father Arminjon’s conferences were later published in a book, many others were able to reap the same benefit—including fourteen-year-old Thérèse Martin, then on the cusp of entering the Carmelite convent in Lisieux. Reading it, she says, “plunged my soul into a happiness not of this earth.” Young Thérèse, filled with a sense of “what God reserves for those who love him, and seeing that the eternal rewards had no proportion to the light sacrifices of life,” copied out numerous passages and memorized them, “repeating unceasingly the words of love burning in my heart.”

Now the very book that so inspired the Little Flower is available for the first time in English.

Let the pages of The End of the Present World and the Mysteries of the Future Life fill you with the same burning words of love, with the same ardent desire to know God above all created things, that St. Thérèse gained from them. Let them also enrich your understanding of certain teachings of the Faith that can often seem so mysterious, even frightening:

  • The signs that will precede the world’s end
  • The coming of the Antichrist, and how to recognize him
  • The Judgment and where it may send us: heaven, hell, and purgatory
  • Biblical end-times prophecy: how to read it and not be deceived

    Jesus commands us to be ever-watchful for his return, and ever-mindful that we have no lasting city on earth. The End of the Present World and the Mysteries of the Future Life is an invaluable aid to inculcating in your spirit that heavenly orientation, without which true human happiness cannot be found—in this world or the next.


24 posted on 05/18/2011 9:39:39 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: F15Eagle

Golly, wonder if that man will be President of some country?


25 posted on 05/18/2011 9:40:48 PM PDT by pankot
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To: Salvation

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHFK1yKfiGo


26 posted on 05/18/2011 9:47:12 PM PDT by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: MediaMole

yes, indeed, no one knows!


27 posted on 05/18/2011 10:40:25 PM PDT by pleaseloveme
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To: pleaseloveme

Send that man a Biblr, please!


28 posted on 05/18/2011 11:05:32 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Going 'EGYPT' - 2012!)
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To: pleaseloveme

Send that man a Bible, please!


29 posted on 05/18/2011 11:05:51 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Going 'EGYPT' - 2012!)
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To: pleaseloveme

I was just telling my family about some interesting observations. And they must be true because I read them on FR! This is from memory, and I’m no expert, so take with some room for error.

In the Bible, Jesus did SOMETHING on all of the Jewish festival days.

Except for the Feast of Trumpets.

The interesting thing about the Feast of Trumpets, the time it happens changes from year to year. It is a fall festival IIRC, and is based on the moon and stars, so can vary quite a bit - even the month IIRC. (”No one knows the day”)

Also, it begins when the sun rises as observed from Jerusalem - and needs to be confirmed by two people. So, depending on cloud cover, the day, etc. “No one knows the hour.”

Also, where it talks (Revelation?) about Jesus appearing with a blast of the trumpet (Feast of Trumpets).

I think there was more perhaps. But interesting things to contemplate. Not that I get worked up about it, but I do find it interesting.

My old man got me a book way back when: “99 Reasons why the Rapture will be in 1988” or somesuch. The interesting thing is, my old man (RIP) got to meet Jesus in 1988. And who knows, maybe I’ll get to meet Him tonight. Although I can’t say that I would be glad to meet him. (My dad was!)


30 posted on 05/18/2011 11:22:27 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: 21twelve

“...and that the end of the world will take place five months later on October 21.”

Heh. I always figured the Tribulation would be a hard time - a real trial. Five months doesn’t seem too bad. I could tough it out through a lot of things for five months I think. (Well, demons shoving pitch forks under my fingernails, perhaps not.)


31 posted on 05/18/2011 11:26:10 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: pleaseloveme

bookmark


32 posted on 05/19/2011 12:14:59 AM PDT by GOP Poet (Obama is an OLYMPIC failure.)
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To: pleaseloveme

I think that Peter and Paul and many other disciples were convinced that Jesus would return in their lifetimes.

That was 2000 years ago.

I suppose it could be another 2000 years man could have to wait.


33 posted on 05/19/2011 3:36:36 AM PDT by Eagle Eye (A blind clock finds a nut at least twice a day.)
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To: Salvation

Being demanded of the Pharisees when the kingdom of God should come, He answered them, and said, The kingdom of God cometh not with observation; neither shall they say, Lo here! or, Lo there! for behold, the kingdom of God is within you (Luke 17:20-21)


34 posted on 05/19/2011 5:08:37 AM PDT by DaveMSmith (Evil Comes from Falsity, So Share the Truth)
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To: pleaseloveme
the end of the world is May 21

What time? Will I at least get to see the Preakness?

ML/NJ

35 posted on 05/19/2011 5:31:14 AM PDT by ml/nj
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To: pleaseloveme

Well it completely wipes out any talk about May 21st being ‘Armed Forces Day’.

So I guess the left is thrilled.


36 posted on 05/19/2011 5:33:35 AM PDT by airborne (Paratroopers! Good to the last drop!)
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To: airborne

bttt


37 posted on 05/19/2011 5:40:22 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: pleaseloveme
Voices of pros and cons over "the end of the world is May 21"

Pros:

(1) Won't have to go through another election year.

(2)No more income tax, ever and forever, Amen!

(3)Assuming one is saved, eternal and blessed life in the Presence of God; new heavens, new earth; dead friends and relatives back again! (And maybe even my old dog, Smokey!)

Cons:

(1) The whole "if one is NOT saved" thing--which pretty much takes up the entirety of the list.

38 posted on 05/19/2011 8:22:02 AM PDT by Dunstan McShane
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To: pankot

Dunno but it’s possible - no one can know until he’s revealed at the determined time


39 posted on 05/19/2011 3:36:10 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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