So it is no surprise that we are all still here and no one was raptured on May 21st. As mentioned in my post, “Looking Forward to Judgement Day This Weekend”, I was not of the belief that Harold Camping was correct in his Judgement Day/ Rapture prediction.
Mr. Camping spoke as if this event was an absolute. However several requests came in asking if he would sign over his wealth and company from May 22nd onward. Of course he deflected these comments while proclaiming his rapture date as an absolute truth.
So what now? Mr. Camping still believes judgement happened this past weekend but that it was a spiritual judgement, they apparently missed that one significant point the thought it was a physical thing. He is also still holding on to his prediction that October 21st will be the end of the world. Really? After failing for the second time in his Rapture predictions the best he could come up with was a spiritual judgement.
Might not be such a bad cop-out because the best way to distract Christans apparently from the obvious hogwash is say its a ‘spiritual’ thing and they will not question. God works in mysterious ways, so apparently he is keeping the rapture followers on their toes by only revealing bits and pieces. Really this buys Camping another 5 months to come up with a better reason why the world has not ended. I would hope it excludes the phrase, “Mathematical error”.
I honestly do not feel bad for the people who gave up their jobs or donated their life savings for this cause. I am not concerned that he has no plans on returning their money. They clearly wasted it. It shows me how ready people are ready to follow any person with a voice, regardless of how credible.
I am more concerned with the mockery this makes of Christianity. In the last year the best news stories labeled ’Christian’ have been the Terry Jones Qur’an burnings and now the shameless rapture fail. Little to no mention is ever made of the massive world relief efforts made by several outstanding Christian organizations or the impact numerous congregations have on the local communities.
Let’s hope Mr. Camping gives up on trying to predict God’s return after October 21st has come and gone. Best line from him, “I am not a genius… I just read the Bible.” Lets keep it that way.Advertisement