TEOTWAWKI (The End Of The World As We Know
Countless individuals and organizations have tried to predict the precise date of the return of Jesus to
earth, as predicted in the Bible. Many Christians expected it to happen in 1844, the year of the "great disappointment."
Later, some Christian leaders settled on 1914. It didn't happen then either. But since that time, few competing groups have
been able to agree on a common date. One denomination that has been burned many times because of their estimates is the Jehovah's Witnesses. Each of their past predictions have seen the world continue without a ripple. According to Robert Johnson,
a spokesperson for the denomination, they no longer make estimates. "We learned our lesson...The Bible has a list of about
two dozen things to watch out for. They've all [already] happened." As J. Gordon Melton, head of the Institute for
the Study of American Religion has commented: "Everyone who predicted the end of the world had one thing in common.
They were wrong." We suspect that this record will continue unblemished for the foreseeable future.
The End Times according to: