“Judgment Day” has not come as many have believed it would.
This is not a time for any “I told you so” response; it is a time for great sensitivity, compassion, and love.
Some people have divested themselves of money and possessions; still others have invested as much mental, emotional, and spiritual energy as they possibly could. There will be much confusion and brokenness caused by Mr. Camping’s unfortunate and inaccurate prediction.
It may be that we will run into people who are reeling from the deception. The only option we have is to apply the healing oil of love, and tell them that on any day—and every day—God is with us.
This may also be a time to help people who will likely receive “an explanation” (a re-calculation?) from Mr. Camping himself. He is probably not able to admit he was wrong, so we may receive some attempted “justification” from him. Again, this is not a time for curt replies or cheap shots; it’s a time to tell ourselves and everyone else that we are to put our trust in Christ, and Christ alone. When we do that, we’re ready whenever Jesus comes again.