Browsing All posts tagged under »Rapture«

If at First You Don’t Rapture, Try, Try Again

October 17, 2011

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Five months ago I posted a response to evangelical pastor Harold Camping’s prediction that the Christian Rapture would come on May 21st: Cloudy with a Chance of Rapture. Once again Camping is predicting the apocalypse is still coming and will actually arrive on October 21.  People have been predicting the end of the world for […]

The End of Days, The End of Oprah

May 23, 2011

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Lost in the all the hype over last week’s failed Rapture, was preacher Harold Camping’s very logical reasoning for believing the world would end this week.  He hemmed and hawed when asked for specific biblical support, and I assume he was too embarrassed to cite the real reason the world may very well come to […]

Sunday Casserole

May 22, 2011

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When I learned global warming would cause ocean levels to rise six feet I got pretty scared.  But I decided to look on the bright side and bought soon-to-be beachfront property at six feet above sea level.  In 20 to 100 years I’m going to be gob-smackingly rich! ….. This is your last chance to […]

Cloudy with a Chance of Rapture

May 21, 2011

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I have a small electronic weather station on my desk, and this morning I was surprised to find the following forecast: Partly cloudy, 20% chance of rain, 10% chance of Rapture You’ve probably heard of the Christian preacher who predicted the Rapture would come today, May 21st.  If you’re not familiar with the Rapture, you […]