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Although all Lutherans and Catholics were expelled from that city, the millennium never came." In volume II of The Prophetic Faith of Our Fathers, author Leroy Edwin Froom tells us about a prominent Anglican prelate, who made a relevant prediction: "Edwin Sandys (1519–1588), Archbishop of York and Primate of England was born in Lancashire...
The founder of the Lutheran Church was the reformer, Martin Luther (1483–1546 A. According to one authority, Luther ventured to predict: "For my part, I am sure that the Day of Judgement is just around the corner.Charles Taze Russell, the first president of the Watch Tower Society, calculated 1874 as the year of Christ's Second Coming, and taught that Christ was invisibly present and ruling from the heavens since that year. The Watch Tower Society bought property and built a house, Beth Sarim, in California for their return.From 1966, statements in Jehovah's Witness publications raised strong expectations that Armageddon could arrive in 1975.In 1974 Witnesses were commended for selling their homes and property to "finish out the rest of their days in this old system" in full-time preaching.Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon faith, made several dozen prophecies during his lifetime, many of which are recorded in the sacred texts of the Mormon faith.The last days would then be close at hand." Nachenmoser offered numerous conjectures about the date; 1635 seemed most likely.
The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod issued a study in 1989 refuting any end times claim, declaring that "repeatedly taught by Jesus and the apostles is the truth that the exact hour of Christ's coming remains hidden in the secret counsels of God (Matt.
This article does not include predictions by authors of sacred texts.
It includes other notable, original predictions, as well as predictions based on interpretations of sacred texts.
It doesn't matter that we don't know the precise day... But it is certain that time is now at an end." Even after Luther's death in 1546, Lutheran leaders kept up the claim of the nearness of the end.
About the year 1584, a zealous Lutheran named Adam Nachenmoser wrote the large volume '[Prognosticum Theologicum]' in which he predicted: "In 1590 the Gospel would be preached to all nations and a wonderful unity would be achieved.
For some unknown reason there exists within the midst of our languages a very significant word, the meaning of which has been lost for many generations.