Still, later, I felt humbled by my own inability to respond to the question. So I grabbed my bible and began to read scripture.
With my bible opened on my lap, a familiar feeling entered my heart. I wanted desperately to reach out to Mr. Harold Camping, the predictor of the May 21, 2011 end of the world event. I felt compassion for him, as I wondered how he was dealing with all the negative publicity in the aftermath of his failed prediction. In my heart, I was sure this man hadn't set out to purposely mislead others, but instead was relying on his own understanding rather than God's. In my past arrogance, I had relied on my own understanding, twisted scripture and offended God.Yet, God forgave me as I repented and humbled myself.
Then, I thanked God for the changes He had made in me. I asked God to bring true believers into Mr. Camping's life. I prayed that God would have others show this man mercy and that he would finally begin to care more about God's predictions than his own.