Jonathan Cahn hasn’t been having the best of luck with his doomsday prophesies lately.
Right Wing Watch reports that he was interviewed over the weekend by Family Research Council President Tony Perkins, who asked him about a recent speech he gave at the FRC-hosted Values Voter Summit.
Cahn earned Religious Right cred after predicting that last September would be a time of unparalleled turmoil and destruction, most likely climaxing with devastating financial crisis or a catastrophic natural disaster or some other wild scene. That didn’t pan out.
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At the last minute and perhaps due to popular demand, he’s now extended his September doomsday prophesy all the way until September 2016.
In his interview, Cahn pointed to Hurricane Joaquin as a sure sign of God’s unstoppered wrath regarding America’s decision to legalize gay marriage, its ongoing legalization of abortion, and the UN’s treatment of Israel, opining that the hurricane would trounce DC because that’s “where the leadership is.”
Carefully leaving things as open-ended as possible, he gave a generalized cold reading: God is going to eventally destroy DC “whatever happens” regarding Joaquin, “whether it peters out or not.”
This is because America has “crossed a gigantic line” and “overruled the word of God massively” when the country “legalized the killing of the unborn in 1973 and now we have the striking down of marriage.” The White House’s celebration of LGBT pride month with rainbow lights is yet another “act of desecration” that will “provoke judgement.”
So maybe the visions in his crystal ball are muddied but what’s important to know is that “God is trying to send us a message” and will be destroying DC very soon to teach us all a valuable lesson or something.