Doomsday prediction goes hi-tech as eBible leader warns thru podcast great fire would burn world on Oct 7, 2015

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The leader of eBible Fellowship, Chris McCann, warns the world would end of Oct 7, 2015. YouTube

Just barely two weeks after doomsayers warned that the world would end with the lunar eclipse and blood moon on Sept 27, another Christian group is spreading apocalyptic messages to its followers. The leader of eBible says great fire would consume Earth today – Oct 7, 2015!

And the way that Chris McCann, leader of the eBible fellowship, made the warning is high tech as he goes beyond the church pulpit. McCann warns his followers through a five-part podcast series titled “Why October 7, 2015, is the likely end of the world,” reports The Telegraph.

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As expectedly, like other Christian leader, McCann points to the Bible as the source of his warning. He cited the Great Flood during the time of Noah who survived the deluge by building an ark according to specs provided by God the Father.

He then quotes 2Peter: 3 that God will destroy the Earth by fire. The doomsday prophet initially placed the end of the world in May 2011 but revised it to Oct 7, 2015, although he played it safe by saying there is only a strong likelihood that it would end today, but added a fine print that said “there’s an unlikely possibility that it will not.”

But according to CNET, it was Harold Camping, a California preacher and radio host who made the May 11, 2011 prediction. However, eBible revised it, explaining that date was just the start of a 1,600-day countdown to the final annihilation.

One scientific possibility of how great fire could consume earth is an asteroid hit, but even the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or NASA, had issued a statement in September that “NASA knows of no asteroid or comet currently on a collision course with Earth, so the probability of a major collision is quite small.”

NASA, in fact, even announced that it has severed tied with Sentinel, a private foundation engaged in asteroid hunting, because it would need $30 million to $40 million to keep on track with Sentinel’s programme. But the space agency reiterated its support for Near Earth Object-asteroid hunting by partnering instead with California-based firm B612 Foundation.

Interestingly, Telegraph ran an online survey to ask readers what they would do if it was indeed the last 24 hours of Earth. About 36 percent said they would get drunk, 31 percent would watch a movie on Netflix and chill, 17 percent would spend all their savings and 16 percent would go to work.

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