The first guess by 89-year-old Harold Camping, who initially predicted the world would end in 1994, was incorrect. Let’s hope his prognostications are not improving.
More billboards are on the way however, warning New Jersey’s drivers that Judgment Day is fast approaching on May 21, 2011.
According to NJ.com, many believers in the 21st date say the Bible contains unquestionable clues. God tells Noah the world will end in seven days; the Bible also equates a day to 1,000 years. The date of the flood has been set at 4990 B.C., so adding 7,000 years plus one for the missing year "0" produces the year 2011. Translating a Biblical reference to a month and date, from the Hebrew calendar to the Gregorian, results in May 21.
"It’s no other date. It’s only that date," says Michael Garcia, special projects coordinator at Camping’s Family Radio enterprise.
NJ. com reports that Vineland resident Edwin Ramos has wrapped his RV in shrink wrap that predicts the world will end May 21, 2011, and has been driving his RV up and down the East Coast in an effort to spread the message.