NASA just put out a statement reassuring humanity that the world will not end on 12/21/2012.
The Vatican’s top scientists also released a statement saying that the world will not end despite Mayan predictions.
Federal and local governments have also reassured citizens that the doomsday scenario that is supposed to unfold tomorrow is myth.
We can all breathe easy now 🙂 🙂
But breathing easy is not what many people across the globe are doing.
There are an entire host of websites catering to superstition, fanatic, credulous, -and whatever else you want to call them- people out there drumming up tomorrow’s winter solstice as the end of the world. A variety of faith(less)ful groups from Tibetan monks, to pagans, to worshipers of the ancient Latin American gods and religions are taking tomorrow’s so-called planetary alignment as a sign of disaster.
The only problem is that the planets will not align on 12/21/12 as debunked by EarthSky. As for the alignment of the Earth, Sun and the Center of the Milky Way galaxy… let’s be serious. The earth is less than a speck of dust compared to the enormity of our galaxy, how are we even going to try to “align” it?
Doomsday preppers have been going wild, and many of the these poor folks have been taken advantage of by savvy business predators who are looking to make money off the back of the superstitions and the unsecure.
Let’s ground ourselves in the Word of God for our security. Let’s focus on what He tells us about the end of the world because everything will pass away, but His words will remain…
3 As he sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age?” 4 And Jesus answered them, “See that no one leads you astray. 5 For many will come in my name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’ and they will lead many astray. 6 And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not alarmed, for this must take place, but the end is not yet. 7 For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines and earthquakes in various places.
11 And many false prophets will arise and lead many astray. 12 And because lawlessness will be increased, the love of many will grow cold. 13 But the one who endures to the end will be saved.
36 “But concerning that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father only.
44 Therefore you also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.”
And 2 Thessalonians 2:
“1 Now concerning the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our being gathered together to him, we ask you, brothers, 2 not to be quickly shaken in mind or alarmed, either by a spirit or a spoken word, or a letter seeming to be from us, to the effect that the day of the Lord has come. 3 Let no one deceive you in any way. For that day will not come, unless the rebellion comes first, and the man of lawlessness is revealed, the son of destruction, 4 who opposes and exalts himself against every so-called god or object of worship, so that he takes his seat in the temple of God, proclaiming himself to be God.”
Tomorrow will be a normal day. The world cannot end to tomorrow because such an event will negate the Word of God when He says that no one knows the “day and hour.” Tomorrow will be a day when we will worship God and wait for His time to come to fruition.