It was in the news that May 21st was supposed to be the day of Rapture... Judgement Day.
Harold Camping, a radio broadcaster predicted that the world was coming to an end at 6:00 PM. He said he's managed to crack the code in the Bible and figure out when the end would happen. Apparently, he said the same thing in 1994. I think there's another recalculation and I've heard somewhere that it's actually going to be October of this year.
I'm sorry for being skeptical, but it did make me wonder.
And I had some questions because I just don't understand the concept.
Why would your clothes be left behind and just your body taken? If you're going to heaven why do you need your physical body? Wouldn't you just die and leave your body behind too? Will everybody raptured be naked in heaven?
I heard some place that there's supposed to be 200 million saved? Why that number? What about people who have already died? Do they count in the 200 million limit? I just googled and discovered there are about 2.1 billion Christians in the world. It's rather hard to imagine only 200 million of them getting chosen to go to heaven. Is 200 million really in the Bible?
What do you have to do to be raptured? Is it enough to be good and a Christian because I'd venture to say there's more than 200 million Christians who are good and believe? Why did that fellow have to advertise and use all his life savings to tell everybody to prepare?
How do you prepare? Obviously you don't have to pack. Why bother giving away your things since the world is supposed to end for everybody anyway?
Do all those people who believe have the answers? I guess I now have until October to find out.