If you believe in the countless end of the world predictions, then it is time to prepare for the apocalypse with militant Christians linking the dots to discover that 2017 will be our “final year” on this planet.
Increased seismic activity around the globe coupled with mass-animal deaths – such as the whale beachings in New Zealand – are “amazing evidence” that the end is nigh.
Conspiracy website Signs of The End Times says that the signs are in the Bible.
The website states: “Never has there been a time before when all these events were evident in so many diverse places and with such frequency and intensity.
“Our generation is the first generation to fulfil all the biblical signs.
“Without doubt we are living in the final year.”
Signs of The End Times references the Biblical Book of Hosea which claims that a mass loss of life is an apocalyptic sign.
It then points the reader to the books of Matthew and Luke, which state that natural disasters are signs of impending doom – adding that there have been 4,000 earthquakes in 2017 already, according to Earthquake Track.
Signs of The End Times continues: “God is giving us plenty of warning through these events, and we will be without excuse if that day of Christ’s return comes upon us like a thief in the night and catches us unaware. We need to heed the signs and get ready.”
However, Carl Olson, editor of Catholic World Report, has slammed the story.
He told the Daily Star: “Date-setting is not an option.
“It could be many more centuries or millennia before Christ comes again – or it could be very soon.
“Anticipation and readiness need not turn into despair, fear, or the error of date setting.
“It means nothing in the end.”