Quote of the day: May 21, 2011

But of that day and [that] hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels which are in heaven, neither the Son, but the Father. – Mark 13:32

“… (false) prophets have been predicting the end times, and getting the dates wrong, for hundreds of years. One of the best-known examples in America is the “Great Disappointment” of 1844. Baptist preacher William Miller predicted that the “Second Advent” would come on Oct. 22 of that year (after a couple of abortive predictions for earlier dates). He attracted as many as 50,000 adherents by the time the big day came. Nothing happened, of course. The result? Derision, church burnings, vandalism, even tar-and-feathering.” – Alan Boyle writing on the observations of University of York historian Nicholas Guyatt


About theRoadexecutive

Brian owns and operates a manufacturers’ representative firm, Myers & Associates, LLC, and has been involved in sales and business management for over thirty years. He is a former member of the Board of Directors at the Des Moines Christian School. He is also a charter member of Trinity Presbyterian Reformed Church in Johnston, IA, and has been an ordained elder there since 1988. He and his wife Debbie have been married thirty-two years and have four children and seven grandchildren. Brian writes occasionally for Caffeinated Thoughts as well as theRoadexecutive. His passions are politics, history, theology, economics, business, and basketball!
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