‘Rapture’ preacher makes fourth end-of-the-world
Friday, October 14, 2011
In an recent audio message, Family Radio’s Harold Camping told his
followers that the end of the world will “probably” happen on Oct. 21.
Camping has wrongly predicted the Rapture on at least three occasions, in
1992, 1994 and on May 21 of this year.
“I do believe we are getting very near the very end,” Camping said in
audio posted on his website. “We’ve learned that there is a lot of things we
didn’t have quite right and that’s God’s good provision. If he had not
kept us from knowing everything that we didn’t know, we would not have been
able to be used of him to bring about the tremendous event that occurred on May
21 of this year which will probably be finished out on Oct. 21. That’s coming
very shortly. That looks like at this point, it looks like it will be the final
end of everything.”
But the preacher also had some good news: “There will be no pain suffered
by anyone because of their rebellion against God… We can become more and more
sure that they will quietly die and that will be the end of their story.
Whereas, the true believers will quietly receive the new heaven and the new
Camping, who is 90, is recovering from a stroke he suffered in June.