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No Rapture, we’re still here…

(Updated 5/25/11)

May 21 came and went, and now some loyal followers of Harold Camping have to pick up the pieces of their lives and regroup. Hopefully, not too many gave up all their possessions and assets, but I know some did.

To be fair, it seems like these people were genuinely convinced Rapture was going to happen. From all appearances, it seems like it wasn’t just a scam to get people’s money. But really, when you’re trying to make these kinds of predictions that fly in the face of the Bible, I don’t know what you can expect to happen as a believer. It just goes to confirm my belief that we shouldn’t try to read between the lines unnecessarily or add things in loosely to fit our whims.

Hopefully, they will move on with their lives and anchor their faith on solid ground…not high-flying conspiracy theories or the claims of a flawed human man.

For more reading:

– http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2011/05/23/136574430/rapture-prophet-harold-camping-says-he-had-a-really-tough-weekend

– http://www.npr.org/2011/05/23/136560695/doomsday-believers-cope-with-an-intact-world

– http://www.familyradio.com/index2.html

– http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/feed-mind-nourish-soul/2011/may/24/harold-campings-spiritual-rapture/ (pretty much sums up what I feel)

– http://www.christianpost.com/news/doomsday-mockery-part-of-biblical-prophecy-says-evangelist-50417/

– http://www.christianpost.com/news/harold-campings-followers-asked-to-repent-turn-to-christ-after-failed-rapture-50500/

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