NASA has once again assured that, contrary to fear-mongering predictions by apocalyptic doomsayers, an asteroid impact apocalypse will not occur in September, 2015, and the Blood Moon is not a harbinger of world destruction.
NASA said that if an asteroid as large as doomsayers claim will hit the Earth during this month was actually approaching Earth, NASA scientists would have detected it.
Despite statements by NASA that a catastrophic asteroid impact event will not occur in September, doomsday theorists have continued stoking fears, saying that one of six large asteroids that will pass near Earth September 22-28 will hit the Earth.
The Inquisitr reported last month that some doomsday theorists have identified asteroid 2012 TT5 as the near-Earth asteroid to look out for.
Asteroid 2012 TT5 will zoom past Earth on September 24 at a distance of 0.55 AU. And, although NASA has dismissed claims that the asteroid could hit the Earth, some doomsday theorists have identified the rock as the “killer rock.”
Linked to predictions of an asteroid apocalypse are claims that appearance on September 28 of the last of the ongoing Tetrad of Blood Moons will fulfill one of the heavenly signs of the end of the world predicted in New Testament gospels, the book of Acts and Revelations.
Conspiracy theory predictions of an impending asteroid impact apocalypse are based on an eclectic mix of conspiracy theories inspired by New Age beliefs and biblical eschatology.
Pastor John Hagee of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas, and Pastor Mark Blitz of El Shaddai Ministry in Tacoma, Washington, originated the prophetic warning that “something dramatic which will change the whole world” will occur in September in connection with the ongoing Tetrad of Blood Moons.
“What is so remarkable about this blood moon is that it specifically fulfills prophecies set out in the Bible. Even Jesus himself, in the Book of Luke, states there will be signs in the sun, moon and stars and to ‘lift up your heads for redemption draws nigh,’… and four blood moons is a very significant one – the end of this age is coming…”
Hagee repeated the prophetic warning as the April 4, 2015, Blood Moon eclipse — the third in a series of four successive total Blood Moon eclipses — approached.
The final Blood Moon eclipse of the Tetrad, on September 28, 2015, is being awaited by doomsday theorists and believers with expectations that the event will usher in the fulfillment of the end-time prophecies and the apocalypse.
The first eclipse of the Tetrad occurred on April 15, 2014, and the second on October 8, 2014.
Many doomsday believers see the coincidence of the Tetrad with the prophecies of asteroid impact catastrophe by Rev. Efrain Rodriguez, and predictions of stock market crashes based on the biblical Shemitah principle by Rabbi Jonathan Cahn, as evidence that September, 2015, is a significant month in eschatological terms.
Expectations that the doomsday prophecies are about to be fulfilled were heightened by sudden plunges in stock markets around the world last month.
Many doomsday theorists looking forward to fulfillment of the prophecies of stock market collapse in September proclaimed the stock market plunge in August as signaling the predicted September global crash.
According to Cahn and other stock market doomsday prophets, God will allow the U.S. to suffer economic collapse as a way of punishing the nation for legalizing same-sex marriage and President Barack Obama’s alleged “anti-Israel” policies.
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