As the last century drew to a close, many people grew concerned that computers might bring about doomsday. The problem, first noted in the early 1970s, was that many computers would not be able to tell the difference between 2000 and 1900 dates. No one was really sure what that would do, but many suggested catastrophic problems ranging from vast blackouts to nuclear holocaust. Gun sales jumped and survivalists prepared to live in bunkers, but the new millennium began with only a few…
In May 1980, televangelist and Christian Coalition founder Pat Robertson startled and alarmed many when — contrary to Matthew 24:36 ("No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in heaven ...") he informed his "700 Club" TV show audience around the world that he knew when the world would end. "I guarantee you by the end of 1982 there is going to be a judgment on the world," Robertson said.
Be Prepared for anything really. It is nt just these DoomsDay predictions. It is the simpler more devastating things you should also consider. However these things are a great way to prepare for the more mundane events.
New England farmer,William Miller, after much study of Bible, concluded God's chosen time to destroy the world could be divined from strict literal interpretation of scripture. He preached and published, eventually lead thousands (known as Millerites), who decided the date was April 23, 1843. Many sold or gave away their possessions; though when April 23 arrived (but Jesus didn't), the group eventually disbanded — some forming the Seventh Day Adventists.
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minister Ronald Weinland, the end times are upon us. His 2006 book "2008: God's Final Witness" states that hundreds of millions of people will die, and by the end of 2006, "there will be a maximum of two years remaining before the world will be plunged into the worst time of all human history. By the fall of 2008, the US will have collapsed as a world power, and no longer be an independent nation." the book notes, "Weinland places his reputation on the line as the end-time prophet of God."