Is it the End of the World?

Is it the End of the World?


Camping Out Saturday

posted by jfletcher

“But about that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.” (Matthew 24:36)

One can’t help but wonder if Harold Camping made his prediction for May 21 out of a deep need for attention. After all, does he seriously believe Jesus will come back to Earth this week?

Camping, infamous for his authoritative declarations about the Second Coming, aggressively insists that while past predictions certainly failed, this time he has it on good authority.

Among the many critics, Albert Mohler has pointed out that God doesn’t have to rely on a chosen very few with special revelation, or that we must look for hidden Bible codes to figure out the time of the end.

Ironically, while there is every indication that we are living in the time of the end, fewer people are paying attention. No doubt irresponsible people like Camping contribute to the disinterest. And that is unfortunate.

The Bible is always relevant and compelling. The very fact that Jesus Himself told us that literally no one but God the Father knows the day of His return is proof positive that Harold Camping is wrong.

So when the sun comes up Sunday morning, will you realize that Camping is wrong, but the Bible isn’t? Will the possibility that we are living in the last days of world history still be left ajar in your mind?



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