The man who predicted the apocalypse would happen on Saturday explains why the world hasn't ended

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You may recall several claims that the world was going to end on Saturday. It didn't.

Apparently it was supposed to happen on Saturday, when a certain correlation of stars aligned and brought about the Rapture.

That obviously didn't happen but the man who claimed it would has now adopted a slightly different angle.

Whilst the antichrist didn't arrive and punish all the sinners, he says Saturday was actually the start of something much more catastrophic.

Doomsday writer David Meade told the Washington Post:

The world is not ending, but the world as we know it is ending.

A major part of the world will not be the same the beginning of October.

Meade points towards the various hurricanes, earthquakes and even the solar eclipse to justify his reasoning.

His prediction is based on a verse of the Bible and a numerical code found in the Book of Revelations, specifically the number 33.

Jesus lived for 33 years. The name Elohim, which is the name of God for the Jews, was mentioned 33 times [in the Bible].

It’s a very biblically significant, numerologically significant number. I’m talking astronomy. I’m talking the Bible...and merging the two.

What does 33 have to do with this? Well, 23 September was exactly 33 days after the North American solar eclipse.

Meade also points towards the supposed existence of the mysterious Planet X, also known as Nibiru.

He believed that the planet would pass by Earth on Saturday, unleashing a torrent of tsunamis, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes.

Even though there have been an unusual amount of natural disasters at the moment, we didn't see a huge planet pass by in the sky so we're not entirely sold on that point.

Furthermore, Nasa has repeatedly denied that Nibiru exists as astronomers would have definitely seen it by now. Can't really argue with that logic.

Representatives of Christian organisations have also come out in criticism of Meade's claims.

Ed Stetzer, of Wheaton College's Billy Graham Center for Evangelism rejected the predictions in Christian Today, saying:

It’s simply fake news that a lot of Christians believe the world will end on September 23.

Yet, it is still a reminder that we need to think critically about all the news.

HT Fox News, Christianity Today, Washington Post

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