What? The Rapture never came? What happened?

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Today, I was very surprised that the world didn’t come to an end. And, a bit disappointed…Really, can you imagine how cool it would have been if some ghost came out of the sky and annihilated the planet? It would have really sucked for life on the planet, but if there was something that powerful around, I would be in awe! Way more powerful than Superman

But alas, another religious cult got it wrong. I’m really not too surprised. For thousands of years into the future there will be supposed prophets that claim to know when Jesus will come back to earth and kick some ass. They will all be wrong.I will step way out of the box here and claim that there never was a Jesus. He is a fairy tale. It is just as likely that Zeus or Thor or The Flying Spaghetti Monster will come to life and show themselves as the creators of the Universe.

I don’t know the final tally of life lost today, but if and when I find out, I’ll be reporting back to you…

Now go put down that bible, quran, etc…, quit trying to plan for the end of time, and go enjoy what limited time we have with family and friends…

As a bit of a reality check, it should be noted that there are real victims when crazy apocalyptic types try to gain followers. Not only have I read that some people have euthanized their pets, but some people spent or gave away their entire life savings. Though my first reaction is to not have sympathy for someone being sucked in, the most gullible and vulnerable people are the first ones to buy in to these crazy ideas…

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6 Replies to “What? The Rapture never came? What happened?”

  1. Well…. I do have to disagree! Jesus is not a fairy tale. He is the living God! About all this end of the world business – obviously these people were mistaken! The bible actually states in more places than one that we will not know the day of Christs return, just that one day He will and we should be prepared. What this day did for me was to remind me that I have a God who loves me, and died for me! I need to make sure that I live each day for Him and let everyone know about His goodness!

    1. We disagree for sure. You say in your statement that Jesus is the living god. Then you say he loves you, and died for you. So, he’s alive and he’s dead. If he’s living, then have him come over for coffee. No one has seen him, just like no one has seen my god The Flying Spaghetti Monster. He exists too. I have a book that says so…

  2. Thank you for your very sane and compassionate review.
    I’d be interested to hear a follow up on the people who made these dramatic changes in their lives. What will they be doing and thinking a year from now?

    1. Thanks for leaving a comment!

      I feel sad for people sucked into these groups(dare I call them cults?). It’s funny that if the group says it’s aliens coming to earth to destroy it, to save the believers, they are branded a cult. If another group says that Jesus is coming to earth to destroy it, and save the believers, people get so upset when you call them a cult.

      No one tells the story of the poor people sucked into these groups, and their lives after.

  3. @Kristen

    Can’t help but notice you seem to disagree only on Camping being able to know the date, not about Rapture and all that nonsense. Kinda seems like splitting hairs, the big weird belief wasn’t in the date!

    Also, well said Larrinski.

    1. Very true dutchb0y.

      How can someone logically believe that there will be a ghost from ‘heaven’ coming down to earth to destroy billions of people and only take the believers? IMO, if the day were to ever come that Jesus were to be true, I wouldn’t want to go to his heaven. It would be full of people that I don’t agree with most of the time!

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