The Rapture To Arrive (Again) October 21

alg_harold-camping-roomRemember five months ago when the world almost came to an end, but then God granted us a last-minute reprieve? Tomorrow, we’re going to do it all over again. Get out the signs, air horns, and foam fingers! From Beliefnet:

This time the end of the world will be real, says 90-year-old California radio mogul Harold Camping — October 21, so be ready.
But he doesn’t sound quite so confident this time. He suffered a stroke shortly after his most recent false alarm — May 21. He’s been in a nursing home. But now, he’s proclaiming new warning.

Absent this time are his trusting disciples who traveled across America last spring proclaiming his urgent warning — the Rapture would occur May 21, so be ready when Gabriel’s horn sounds, the sky rolls away and Jesus arrives to judge the living and the dead.

Of course, May 21 came and went — despite millions of dollars of billboards and bus-bench signs and rental trucks festooned with his urgent message, all underwritten by donations.

Camping said he was “flabbergasted” with the way things happened and explained that May 21 had, indeed, been Judgment Day, but only in a spiritual sense.

He preached over his scores of radio stations that God’s final judgment would continue right up until October 21 — when the world would be destroyed. Indeed, the founder of Family Radio promised, this time there would be nothing quiet about the global calamity.

Now, we learn that Camping took the whole thing badly. He appears to have been completely sincere — having applied a complex mathematical system to what he says are hidden messages in Bible prophecy. In fact, he appeared to be increasingly frail and shaken that his calculations had been off. He turned up in a nursing home after suffering a stroke in June.

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  • Moi

    Oh my holy noodly appendage, do people still believe in this crap? yeesh. Probably still beleive in Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy too. Grow up!

  • Moi

    Oh my holy noodly appendage, do people still believe in this crap? yeesh. Probably still beleive in Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy too. Grow up!

  • Moi

    I can’t beleive my spelling of beleeve eeever…

  • Moi

    I can’t beleive my spelling of beleeve eeever…

  • DeepCough

    Harold Camping: “Why did God decide to reschedule the Rapture? Well, clearly he forgot to set his cosmic alarm on May 21, 2011.”

  • DeepCough

    Harold Camping: “Why did God decide to reschedule the Rapture? Well, clearly he forgot to set his cosmic alarm on May 21, 2011.”

  • Anonymous

    It’s going to be SOOOO AWESOME to wake up Oct 22nd to a world without Christians! 

  • reubenavery

    It’s going to be SOOOO AWESOME to wake up Oct 22nd to a world without Christians! 

    • Broken_Finger

      It’s too bad Muslims are not involved with the rapture, as well, but I’ll take what I can get.    

      • bbb

        Decent point… actually it might be bad if one of them left without the other of them also leaving, as that would mean that the one remaining would need someone new to take out their righteous anger on.

    • DeepCough

      October 22, 2011–
      Goddammit, Jesus, you dropped the ball on us again!

  • http://www.facebook.com/SeX.WiTh.DeAtH Diego Silva

    once
    again the end of the world will be tomorrow according to religious
    nuts, i just hope if nothing happens tomorrow these people finally give
    up on these so called prophecies and shut the fuck and leave the rest of
    us alone with their bullshit church babble. and after all of this i
    hope people will stop looking to these churches for answers, and start
    living their lives for what it is now and not
    for what a book written well over 2000 yrs ago says they should. lets
    wake up people… we all know that when fighting with swords and armor
    was tough back then in those so someone came up with a book to use it as
    a weapon to keep the masses ignorant and oppressed so they can have
    free ability to do as they wish and kill who they wanted to kill and say
    it was the will of god, if god does exist im pretty sure hes pretty
    pissed off at what we have done in his name.

  • http://www.facebook.com/SeX.WiTh.DeAtH Diego Silva

    once
    again the end of the world will be tomorrow according to religious
    nuts, i just hope if nothing happens tomorrow these people finally give
    up on these so called prophecies and shut the fuck and leave the rest of
    us alone with their bullshit church babble. and after all of this i
    hope people will stop looking to these churches for answers, and start
    living their lives for what it is now and not
    for what a book written well over 2000 yrs ago says they should. lets
    wake up people… we all know that when fighting with swords and armor
    was tough back then in those so someone came up with a book to use it as
    a weapon to keep the masses ignorant and oppressed so they can have
    free ability to do as they wish and kill who they wanted to kill and say
    it was the will of god, if god does exist im pretty sure hes pretty
    pissed off at what we have done in his name.

  • Anti-Citizen1

    Just one more day to get your demon slayin’ swords folks.

  • Anarchy Pony

    Just one more day to get your demon slayin’ swords folks.

    • Redacted

      Will my warhammer work? It has bonus damage against undead.

  • justagirl

    who are these… enablers of insanity?  that’s the real story.

  • justagirl

    who are these… enablers of insanity?  that’s the real story.

    • quartz99

      I wonder the same thing. It doesn’t surprise me that there are people like Camping. What I don’t understand is how they get and keep _followers_, particularly the ones who stick by and believe every time like they have forgotten all the previous times the prediction was flat out wrong.

  • Dunzain

    I like rapture nuts. They bring down the credibility of christianity… :)

  • Dunzain

    I like rapture nuts. They bring down the credibility of christianity… :)

    • NarwhalNecropsy

      These people that believe in the rapture aren’t really Christians…they’re “Darbyists”.

      • Anarchy Pony

        You can claim all sorts of these people aren’t really christian, but they really are, it’s just some of the details that make them different.

  • Brandon

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  • Brandon

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  • V.

    he is coming for the dood that make tie dyes. got to have a license for those 

  • V.

    he is coming for the dood that make tie dyes. got to have a license for those 

  • http://hormeticminds.blogspot.com/ Chaorder Gradient

    I cant wait till i’m in my 70’s or 80’s and start making doomsday proclamations. Of course thats assuming no rapture comes before that time.

  • http://hormeticminds.blogspot.com/ Chaorder Gradient

    I cant wait till i’m in my 70’s or 80’s and start making doomsday proclamations. Of course thats assuming no rapture comes before that time.

  • Calypso_1

    If this poor delusional man wasn’t a long time radio personality supported by an equally delusional religious audience, he’d be on a geri-psych ward pumped full of Geodon. 

  • Calypso

    If this poor delusional man wasn’t a long time radio personality supported by an equally delusional religious audience, he’d be on a geri-psych ward pumped full of Geodon. 

  • CaseyLee

    I have a few plans on this day already, can we push it back a day or two?

  • CaseyLee

    I have a few plans on this day already, can we push it back a day or two?

  • NarwhalNecropsy

    These people that believe in the rapture aren’t really Christians…they’re “Darbyists”.

  • http://www.facebook.com/philip.arbon Philip Arbon

    How can you set it on a date when time zones differ in each country?

    When this was posted it was already the 21st here, pathetic.

    • JaceD

      I think we must have a days grace from burning in hellfire haha Oh Praise the LORD!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/philip.arbon Philip Arbon

    How can you set it on a date when time zones differ in each country?

    When this was posted it was already the 21st here, pathetic.

  • http://twitter.com/CoffinRide M.C. CoffinRide

    Just as credible as the Book of Revelations itself. Which of course was considered blasphemy for nearly a thousand years. However, this guy really makes me miss the crap out of Oral Roberts.

  • http://twitter.com/CoffinRide M.C. CoffinRide

    Just as credible as the Book of Revelations itself. Which of course was considered blasphemy for nearly a thousand years. However, this guy really makes me miss the crap out of Oral Roberts.

  • Hadrian999

    totally getting ready to occupy rick warren’s house tomorrow, who’s down for a party

  • Hadrian999

    totally getting ready to occupy rick warren’s house tomorrow, who’s down for a party

  • Shawnamorales

    Listen old man…the Bible says there will be no warning of the Rapture and no Human will be able to predict it…YOu are a FALSE PROPHET.  Get over it!

  • Shawnamorales

    Listen old man…the Bible says there will be no warning of the Rapture and no Human will be able to predict it…YOu are a FALSE PROPHET.  Get over it!

  • Matthewpond

    october 21st is my birthday. last week i met a gay man who has the same birthday as me and is exactly half my age. that and my since-childhood atheism flag this up as the sure fire (pun intended ) date of the apocalypse.

  • Matthewpond

    october 21st is my birthday. last week i met a gay man who has the same birthday as me and is exactly half my age. that and my since-childhood atheism flag this up as the sure fire (pun intended ) date of the apocalypse.

  • Matthewpond

    october 21st is my birthday. last week i met a gay man who has the same birthday as me and is exactly half my age. that and my since-childhood atheism flag this up as the sure fire (pun intended ) date of the apocalypse.

  • Matthewpond

    october 21st is my birthday. last week i met a gay man who has the same birthday as me and is exactly half my age. that and my since-childhood atheism flag this up as the sure fire (pun intended ) date of the apocalypse.

  • hope

    I for one Hope he’s right, all I have left is hope. This is not my home, I JUST WANA GO HOME, then I wont have to see or hear you all mock us so. 

    • Anarchy Pony

      You are home, and you only make yourself more miserable by denying it.

  • hope

    I for one Hope he’s right, all I have left is hope. This is not my home, I JUST WANA GO HOME, then I wont have to see or hear you all mock us so. 

  • Toxiczen

    oh come off it Harold! everybody knows the world is REALLY going to end dec 21st 2012! :P

  • Toxiczen

    oh come off it Harold! everybody knows the world is REALLY going to end dec 21st 2012! :P

  • Anonymous

    I think we must have a days grace from burning in hellfire haha Oh Praise the LORD!!!

  • Anonymous

    Will my warhammer work? It has bonus damage against undead.

  • BuzzCoastin

    The sad part is that Harold hasn’t realized that the world ended quite some time ago
    and now we are stumbling through the detritus of the wreckage.

    “He turned up in a nursing home after suffering a stroke in June.”
    I predict that Harold will end sometime this year
     and
    he will finally return home to Lord Shiva.

    • Calypso_1

      “om tryambhakam yajamahe, sugandhim pushtivardhanam, urvarukamiva bandhanan, mrityor mukshiya maamritat.”

      O praise to the Three-Eyed One, who increases prosperity, who has a sweet fragrance, who frees the world from all disease and death – liberate me, as the cucumber is easily severed from the vine. O Shiva, grant me immortality!”

  • http://buzzcoastin.posterous.com BuzzCoastin

    The sad part is that Harold hasn’t realized that the world ended quite some time ago
    and now we are stumbling through the detritus of the wreckage.

    “He turned up in a nursing home after suffering a stroke in June.”
    I predict that Harold will end sometime this year
     and
    he will finally return home to Lord Shiva.

  • Anti-Citizen1

    You are home, and you only make yourself more miserable by denying it.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Denny-Dale/100002477528296 Denny Dale

    The Rapture IS today, but the only way to make it to Heaven is to get Rapture Certified. The Rapture Card guarantees you VIP access to Heaven when the Rapture comes or your money back. Visit getrapturecertified.com

  • Calypso

    “om tryambhakam yajamahe, sugandhim pushtivardhanam, urvarukamiva bandhanan, mrityor mukshiya maamritat.”

    O praise to the Three-Eyed One, who increases prosperity, who has a sweet fragrance, who frees the world from all disease and death – liberate me, as the cucumber is easily severed from the vine. O Shiva, grant me immortality!”

  • DougIam

    What’s all this I hear about a rupture? I had one of those years ago and it wasn’t so bad.

  • DougIam

    What’s all this I hear about a rupture? I had one of those years ago and it wasn’t so bad.

  • Anonymous

    I wonder the same thing. It doesn’t surprise me that there are people like Camping. What I don’t understand is how they get and keep _followers_, particularly the ones who stick by and believe every time like they have forgotten all the previous times the prediction was flat out wrong.

  • Anonymous

    It’s too bad Muslims are not involved with the rapture, as well, but I’ll take what I can get.    

  • Anonymous

    It’s too bad Muslims are not involved with the rapture, as well, but I’ll take what I can get.    

  • Anarchy Pony

    So, here we are. Things seem pretty normal.

  • Anti-Citizen1

    So, here we are. Things seem pretty normal.

  • Timmcd66

    So we have the day, but what about the time?  It’s getting late and I don’t want to be busy when things get going.

  • Timmcd66

    So we have the day, but what about the time?  It’s getting late and I don’t want to be busy when things get going.

  • Anti-Citizen1

    I kinda know what you mean, that one asteroid, Apophis that will be having the close calls with the earth goes by on my birthday, April 13.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asteroid_Apophis

  • Anti-Citizen1

    You can claim all sorts of these people aren’t really christian, but they really are, it’s just some of the details that make them different.

  • bbb

    Decent point… actually it might be bad if one of them left without the other of them also leaving, as that would mean that the one remaining would need someone new to take out their righteous anger on.

  • MILLITANT03

    ITS OCT. 22 NOW SHUT THE F@CK UP WITH UR PROPHECIES

  • MILLITANT03

    ITS OCT. 22 NOW SHUT THE F@CK UP WITH UR PROPHECIES

  • Liam_McGonagle

    G*ddamn it!  Missed ANOTHER rapture!

    Ever wonder if the problem isn’t that the prophecies are false, but that there might not be a single saintly person on Earth God deemed fit to rapture?

    • justagirl

      female betta fish.  they get raptured all the time.  

  • Anonymous

    G*ddamn it!  Missed ANOTHER rapture!

    Ever wonder if the problem isn’t that the prophecies are false, but that there might not be a single saintly person on Earth God deemed fit to rapture?

  • DeepCough

    October 22, 2011–
    Goddammit, Jesus, you dropped the ball on us again!

  • justagirl

    female betta fish.  they get raptured all the time.  

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