Sunday, May 22, 2011

Harold Camping: THE REAL MESSAGE HERE, UPDATED



UPDATE:

USA TODAY: HAROLD CAMPING OPENED HIS MOUTH TONIGHT AND MORE GARBAGE ROLLED OUT

AP:CAMPING TO SPEAK SOON

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE: HAROLD CAMPING FINALLY SURFACES...SORT OF

Harold Camping owes God, and everyone here on Earth who heard his words, an apology.

Truly, at this moment on May 23, Harold Camping should be totally ashamed of himself.

So much money circulated around...back and forth...and a large percentage of it was spent on advertising an event...that never happened.

So, tonight a father who wishes that he could afford the gas and equipment to take his son fishing next weekend...

A kid who is struggling in school and could really benefit from owning a computer with an Internet connection...

A couple who have a sick child and are facing expensive medical bills...

A young man in college who's juggling a job and an education and has a truck with nearly worn-out tires...

...won't get any of that money.

And neither will all those victims of the latest set of tornadoes.

The Bible talks about "burying talent (money) in the sand" instead of investing it, wisely. It's a metaphor of sorts and really refers to taking what you have and sharing it with others...investing it in people...in order to bless both the giver and the receiver. And what happens when the person with the talents gets selfish, greedy and lazy...hoards the treasure...and buries it in the sand...to hide it...so that no one else can benefit from it.

Harold Camping spent so much time talking about "THE END" that he never considered giving one thin dime to anyone...so that a deserving person could have a chance at a "NEW BEGINNING."

You missed the mark, and your (literally) golden opportunity to do the right thing, old man. Instead of condemning and trying to run away from it...you could have taken all of that money, distributed it and made the world a better place for lots of people.

You represent the wrong end of Christianity, Harold and you have everything backwards.

I would imagine that God is very disappointed in you, right now. For all of your "theological wisdom", you missed THE REAL MESSAGE by a mile!

And oh, the disillusionment you've caused!

It's time to return, face everyone and start to make this wrong thing, right. Forget the calendar, Harold...TODAY IS THE DAY to be the real man that you should have been, all along.

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