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Tick Tock goes the Doomsday Clock

January 20, 2007 Leave a comment Go to comments

Think that Evangelical Christians are the only ones thinking about the End Times?

With the latest dire report on global warming and the movement of the Doomsday Clock forward to 5 minutes before midnight, it’s not just Christians who worry that we may be approaching the end of life on the Earth.

What is the Doomsday Clock?

According to Wikipedia:

The Doomsday Clock is a symbolic clockface maintained since 1947 by the Board of Directors of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists at the University of Chicago. It uses the analogy of the human race being at a time that is “minutes to midnight” where midnight represents destruction by nuclear war.

As Wikipedia describes, on January 17, 2007, the clock was moved forward by 2 minutes to reflect the growing nuclear threat and tensions between the US and North Korea, an increased emphasis on nuclear weapons by the US and nearly 26,000 nuclear weapons that remain from the Cold War era.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doomsday_clock

Global Warming:  A Doomsday Event?

Ten years ago, many questioned the threat of global warming.  Today, nearly all scientists grimly agree that we humans are destroying our Earth at an alarming rate through the emission of greenhouse gases.  Widespread flooding, extreme temperatures and extinction of species are all possible consquences to our current actions.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_warming

What Does This Mean?

Perhaps God is allowing us to all plainly see the threat that we pose to ourselves and our environment.  Perhaps the blinders are being cast off of the nonchristian and Christian communities alike.  Perhaps, in His grace and mercy, He’s helping us to all see that the Last Days are here.  What can be our response?  To love God and love others.  To work to repair the damage that we have caused — not just environmentally, but physically, emotionally and spiritually as well!  To accept Jesus and decide to follow Him.

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