Ronald Weinland and the Countdown
Ronald Weinland said September 30 marked the Feast of Trumpets. In this sermon, he stated that the Countdown had begun. He stated that there were 1,335 days until Jesus returned to Earth to set up God’s final government, which would reign for eternity. According to RW, the world is now entering the Great Tribulation and would continue to endure it with increasing frequency and hardship until Jesus’ return on Pentecost, 2012.
The Weinland Window has begun. We shall gauge the Thunders, Seals, and Trumpets. From disastrous natural events to predicted nuclear attacks in ports, harbors, and major cities, the world shall discern whether Ronald Weinland speaks the words of God or of man.
There are those who have always declared R.W. a false prophet. From the first moment he emerged on the scene, these people continued to aggresively promote their agenda of anti-Weinlandism through a carefully co-ordinated strategy of vitriol, hate, ridicule, and mocking. This plan was implemented in the online media through their many blogs, forums, and other avenues of discussion.
This has had a net negative effect on the public discourse. It was in the face of this climate of negativity that The Weinland Witness was born, to provide a counterbalance and place of objectivity and fairness. For many, it became a haven of relief from the Weinland-haters who were intent on destroying the man’s character and credibility due to nothing more than a personal vendetta and bitterness they harbored. These figures in the anti-Weinland scene were more often than not ex-members of his Church or COG-offshoots, and as such possessed unreasonable hatred for these organizations and their leaders. Many of them started attack blogs and forums, with the sole design of discrediting their former churches and former leaders. It is in the light of their bitter hearts that we derive a better understanding of the source of this hate.
For the Weinland undecideds and believers, nothing has been more clear than that we are living in a world of turmoil. The financial markets are in disarray, and nations continue to war with each other. Hurricanes continue to devastate, while powerful earthquakes disrupt and tear the Earth. We cannot deny that these are tumultuous times.
Ronald Weinland initially stated the beginning of the prophesied events would take place in April 2008. Several weeks before The Weinland Witness would have had full verification, he made an unusual announcement. He stated that he had presumptuously stated the timing of God’s message. According to Ronald Weinland, he had interjected his own understanding of the timing of these events. However, he stated that the timeline of events remained the same, and that 2008 was still the year. Nothing had changed in that regard.
As was extensively documented here, this is indeed a possibility. Many great figures in biblical history sinned, and yet God was able to use them to fulfill his purpose. One cannot discount the possibility that Ronald Weinland is indeed a prophet of God and yet sinned in delivering the full message accurately. Not only is this possible, but probable. Man is a creature of sin, and nothing is more certain than that we will sin, sometime, somewhere, somehow. One could even say that maybe this was bound to happen.
Momentous figures in biblical history committed grievous sins. David had a man killed just so he could marry his wife, Peter denied Jesus three times, Moses killed a man, Jonah ran from God, Balaam disobeyed God, Adam disobeyed God, Solomon committed blasphemy and worshipped false idols, Jacob stole his brother’s birthright, and Paul hunted down and killed Christians.
And yet God used all of them to fulfill his purpose.
The time is coming, and will be, when the words of R.W. will be tested and verified. We will soon see. The Weinland Window is opening, the Countdown has begun, and the world will soon know the veracity and nature of a prophet.