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How many people believe the world will end in their lifetime?
Polls conducted in 2012 across 20 countries found over 14% of people believe the world will end in their lifetime, with percentages ranging from 6% of people in France to 22% in the US and Turkey. Belief in the apocalypse is most prevalent in people with lower rates of education, lower household incomes, and those under the age of 35.
Is the world going to end in 2012?
Answer (A): The world will not end in 2012. Our planet has been getting along just fine for more than 4 billion years, and credible scientists worldwide know of no threat associated with 2012. Q: What is the origin of the prediction that the world will end in 2012?
When did the Great 2012 Doomsday scare happen?
The Great 2012 Doomsday Scare November 9, 2009 Scenes from the motion picture “2012.” Courtesy Columbia Pictures. This guest article on 2012 was written by E. C. Krupp, Director of Griffith Observatoryin Los Angeles and is reprinted with permission from Sky & Telescope Magazine. The publisher and the author reserve all rights.
When did Michael Servetus predict the end of the world?
Michael Servetus. In his book The Restoration of Christianity, the Spanish born reformer claimed that the Devil’s reign in this world had started in 325 AD, at the Council of Nicea, and would last for 1260 years, thus ending in 1585.
Why do we think the world is coming to an end?
Every war, famine and earthquake seems to trigger another thought among Christians that the end is near. We are justified in thinking these things because of Jesus’ prophetic words, “Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be famines and earthquakes in various places.
Is the end of the world closer than we think?
The imprisonment, torture and even death of Christians continues to rise throughout the world at record levels. Jesus forewarned that this would happen. The rising persecution of Christians points to the truth that the end of the world is closer than we think.
What does the Bible say about the end of the world?
The love of most will grow cold. Because the end of the world is such a momentous event, Jesus gave His disciples several signs to look for to mark its arrival. The fourth indication Jesus gave in Matthew 24 is, “Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold” (Matthew 24:12).