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Who Said That?

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"Last Day and return of Christ sometime on or between:  September 14, 1994:  Beginning of 1994 Jubilee Year, and September 27, 1994:  Last Day of the Feast of Tabernacles."

OK, this is an easy one.  Leave your guesses in the comments section below. Please no google searches.  You must guess! 


Reader Comments (27)

ugh, hate to spoil it so early... Harold Camping... I remember that one.
February 5, 2007 | Unregistered Commenterrobbro
Everytime I guess these things I always say Harold, this time I might be right!!
February 5, 2007 | Unregistered Commenterplw
I do not remember the guy's name, but Harlod Camping does ring a bell somewhere back there. I do remember that my pastor at the time spent a few Sundays explaining why Jesus would not be returning on Harold's timetable.
February 5, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterPaul C. Quillman
I'll sit this one out, except to ask: what's with the reference to Jewish festivals?
February 5, 2007 | Unregistered Commenter"lee n. field"
Hmm, the reference to Jewish festivals...

Pat Robertson maybe?
February 5, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterTyler
Harold Camping was my guess before I looked at the comments but I'm not certain about the Feast Day remark.
February 6, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterHB
Yes, I too thought of Camping immediately when I saw the dates of 1994.

Anyone recall "88 Reasons why Jesus will return in 1988"?
I was 25 years old, pretty green, sitting in church on a Sunday night when the pastor held up the book telling us about it and then shockingly announced, "I have ten copies down here you can get one at the close of the service..."
He was actually endorsing it!

Like I said, I was green, all I knew was Jesus had said "No one knows the day or hour". I knew nothing else about eschatology... only that I never could figure out the Dispensational time frames... it was all so frustrating, the only thing I literally held on to was the that one quote from Jesus. I still recall looking at my wife, her turning to me, and we were both surprised.

Let's just say God used that event to show me another reason why I was in the wrong circles... It was a slow process, but my eyes were to be opened to several other items the next couple of years...

I think the author's name was Edgar Whisenant [unsure of spelling].

I knew nothing of the man until this occurred. He struck me as a man who possessed a
"God told me... he told know one else" mentality.
What arrogance; a parallel there with Joseph Smith you know?

February 6, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterIvan
Harold Camping...ugh!
February 6, 2007 | Unregistered Commenterkeith
"I knew nothing else about eschatology... only that I never could figure out the Dispensational time frames"

i always chuckle when i hear folks say this. i know the feeling all too well! it's like getting a "triptic" from an evil AAA agent who doesn't want you to get where you are, what happens when and to whom and why again?!

February 6, 2007 | Unregistered Commenterzrim
Even I remember that Harold was camping on that date. Set him back for a bit didn't it? Didn't he go off the air for a bit after that date came and went?
February 6, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterChris Sherman
Harold, the "make up your theology --including your ecclesiology, your eschatology, and anything else that suits your fancy-- as you go," Camping.

Speaking of which, I can't wait until these frigid Wisconsin temperatures give way to much warmer days, so that once again I can go ... camping!
February 6, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterWayne Rohde
Camping is a self-proclaimed Amillenarian. I wonder, has any other Amil guy ever picked a date for the glorious appearing? Trying to guess a return date isn't a very Amil thing to do.
February 6, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterRick B.
Speaking of Edgar "Mr. 88 Reasons" Whisenant, it occurs to me that we are somewhere in the neighborhood of 19 years past 1988...

What is it about "No one knows the day or hour of My return" (-Jesus) that some folks JUST DON'T GET???

The gall of such people isn't their only problem. One wonders about their intelligence!
February 6, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterWayne Rohde
Even if the date setters are wrong, I can appreciate their wanting Christ to return sooner than later. Still, it's no excuse for the damage it does.

We do know Christ is returning soon and that's enough for me.

Every time I hear of a date being set, I think of that seen in Fiddler on the Roof;

Motel: [on being evicted] Rabbi, we've been waiting all our lives for the Messiah. Wouldn't now be a good time for Him to come?
Rabbi: We'll have to wait for him someplace else. Meanwhile, let's start packing.
February 6, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterChris Sherman
Dr. Hutchings and our friends at Southwest Radio Church
February 6, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterJeff Rolfe
One of the funnier aspects of this business of people predicting the time of Christ's return involves Tim LaHaye.

Even though Tim would offer the standard disclaimer about no one really knowing the day or hour of Christ's return, he would then (in the same book/chapter/article) go on to point out all the reasons why Christ's return would happen very soon ... such as in the year 2000.

February 6, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterWayne Rohde
Maybe Kenneth Hagin?
February 6, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterTom Barnes
It sounds like Camping. But I do remember reading that quote a long time ago.
February 6, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterJordan
It's either Camping or that guy with the TV show where he and his wife interpret every major news event around the Minor Prophets. Anybody remember his name? I think he is still on the air.
February 6, 2007 | Unregistered Commentermholst
That would most likely be Jack and Rexella Van Impe.
February 7, 2007 | Unregistered Commenter"lee n. field"

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