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  1. T-Bone, I concur, the pyramid conclusion is hard to swallow as well as some other points he writes about. There's a lot of end times passages in scripture that have no obvious answers and some that we can surmise we know the answer, but who knows, it's like seeing thru a glass darkly. Maybe we'll know after the Lord returns and that might have to be sufficient.
  2. Waysider, some date the pyramids to be significantly older but I don't know about the true age or the writing of Isaiah, but it reads as if it's future prophecy. Reading the whole chapter on Biblehub.com in the NIV version the heading does say it's a prophecy against Egypt although I'm not sure if most bible scholars say that or not. Lots of unknowns. Bolshevik, I don't know who built the pyramids, but that video does show an interesting theory. It reminds me of a documentary I saw on the 7 ancient wonders of the world about the hanging gardens of Babylon, which they discovered were probably in Nineveh (now Mosul, Iraq) and not Babylon. It was commissioned by the great king Sennacherib. The archeologists show he diverted a river hundreds of miles away with culverts, bridges, sloughs, with sloping grades, which rivaled roman building techniques centuries later, and pooled the water at the kings property far away. There are some writings verifying the location and some parts of structures of canals of stone, bridges and culverts left as well as some of the actual garden structure but due to the war it is inaccessible and has suffered damage. They even utilized an advanced spiral pump screw technology to move the water up 7 terrace levels similar to your video. Now the pyramid at Giza is the only one of the 7 wonders that survived mostly intact. Interesting the use of water in the computer mock up you posted, but no one yet has been able to prove any of the theories hands on. The water one looks interesting though. I know with some of the tonnage and locations modern methods can't do it, so who knows, Maybe they had a secret method or help. Also the existence of other pyramids worldwide in very priminitive societies makes you wonder. But who knows, this particular stuff is not on the top on my what I need to know now list, but it is interesting to ponder.
  3. Bolshevik, tons of videos and theories online. T-Bone, I don't know what I think yet about it, I haven't had the time yet to devote to finding out about it. The verse states it shall be a sign and a Witness. That is significant. The scripture, Isaiah 19 sounds like it's a future prophecy if you read the chapter some of the things it says haven't happened yet. Then there's the words 'midst' and 'border' and 'altar'. Patrick Heron states the midst and border describes the ancient way of thinking where there was a referenced horizontal demarcation border dividing upper and lower Egypt at Giza, and the Nile dividing east from western Egypt which was commonly known in the old days. So something to ponder, like I said, I've only passively read about it, and haven't put any time researching it yet. But click on this link to hear it from the horse's mouth, where Patrick Heron talks about that and the pyramids & these verses in the first part of the video then goes on to talk about the Nephilim then returns to these verses and the pyramids at the end: http://playithub.com/watch/hwlNZuyYgL4/the-nephilim-and-the-pyramid-of-the-apocalypse.html
  4. I saw one where they used pulleys and rolled blocks upon logs, but they had problems with the corners, then there was another documentary with a theory using notches but that was never tested in real life. The Egyptian pyramids were constructed with blocks that were generally 1.5 -2.5 tons or so, some larger, up to 10 tons, but I don't recall the blocks size used in the recent theory tests. Oops, I quoted the wrong number in that post you highlighted above, it's 50% off. Instead of 400 tons it's supposed to be 800 tons. Equaling 1,500,000 lbs, a million and a half pounds roughly equals 800 tons. The Temple structure at Baalbek has 800 ton blocks, for instance.
  5. It didn't work at first, the flood fixed it. Just one family was pure.
  6. I'm not sure what you mean by this? You mean how did God do it before Christ?
  7. I should have written in accordance with keeping the bloodline of the Promised Seed Christline pure, from the early Old Testament times. With a search engine you can find many other site listings than the ones listed below. https://www.ancient-code.com/defying-explanation-the-mystery-of-the-longyou-grotto-caves/ https://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/apr/24/liquid-mercury-mexican-pyramid-teotihuacan https://www.livescience.com/22454-ancient-chinese-tomb-terracotta-warriors.html http://www.ancient-wisdom.com/mexicoteotihuacan.htm http://www.ancient-wisdom.com/pyramids.htm http://www.ancient-wisdom.com/underground.htm On archeological level, the new satellite imaging technology has uncovered hundreds more pyramids and ancient sites, cities, and religious structures that have been mostly buried for a long time. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-13522957 The satellite technology found the headwaters of the lost river Pishon: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pishon
  8. Thank you Bolshevik, good point about the Nile. I love Sirius the Dog Star, and Prisoner of Azkaban is my my favorite Harry Potter film. All last summer I enjoyed watching Sirius, Antares, Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, Venus and the moon trace across the southern night sky as I watched from my back porch. T-bone, I know, another deception by TWI, it figures. Patrick Herons book did answer lifelong questions I had concerning the Giants mentioned in the Old Testament, the hidden reason behind the flood and God grieving that he made man, why wiping out so many tribes in bible lands to keep the bloodline purity was so important in OT times, and other inexplicable events that go on to this day. He does lay out the argument for the Nephilim's existence quite well IMO, and introduces the book of Enoch as an important lost book to the canon of scripture. I've had Heron's book for about 3 years. It actually made the Bible fit for the first time for me. I'm an old earth creationist not a young earth one. I actually didn't tackle the pyramid subject in Heron's book till quite recently, when I was looking at the genesis of Homo sapiens, and archeological digs predating 5,000 BCE, such as Göbekli. I came across evidence globally of huge cavernous underground cave systems for example in china that predates man's ability to construct them. Then I discovered the same underground caverns are being discovered under pyramids across Mexico City, South America, and other pyramid sites. Then I remembered Heron's book and the chapters I didn't read, so I picked it up again. I saw the timeline, the math built into the building of the Great Pyramid at Giza, the way the pyramids are set upon the world's longitude and latitudes across the globe in different places, the fact that Pi is mathematically built into the design, the fact that the great pyramid mirrors descriptions of the heavenly abode, as well as the subterranean digs in South America revealing caverns and basements underneath with lakes of shiny mercury, again mirroring descriptions of the heavenly abode, then the archeology, the math, the connection to God's plan was there. Builders still can't figure out how man got those 400 ton foundation blocks in the sites with the tools and know how of that time period. Heron does link the Pyramid to the Nephilim, and to God. So it's all quite interesting, and quite representative of God's precision with his handiwork, which is such a great Witness in the physical world especially to the scientific unbeliever. Heron also touches on the symmetry and the math in the Bible, specifically the OT, also validating the scriptures and God.
  9. My original post was not to provide all the answers but it actually was intended to reach out to those who have studied eschatology, the signs of the zodiac, and astronomy, because I have questions. I had been studying happily on my own till I saw the Jewish holiday dates in conjunction with the upcoming astronomical events this year. In order to post this I had to share what I've been researching in hopes someone here at GS would have studied any of these topics. It also serves as a platform to expose these topic to those who might be interested. I am not here to justify what I look at, search, study or find, It is what it is. At any rate, we can study the bible with a spirit of gratefulness knowing that it still has it's share of mysteries, unanswered questions, and controversies. That's part of what makes studying enjoyable and fun, let's try to show charity toward others as we endeavor to gain understanding and possibly resolve those questions. A lot of what I wrote comes from EW Bullinger's Witness of the Stars, where he shows God left us Signs related to the stars, equinox', sun and moon, constellations and planets, and He uses those things to prophecy and point to future momentous and important events in His Word and His Plan. Bullinger speaks of the 3 1/2 years, the 7 years, the 1,260 days, the 2,520 days, the 42 months, etc. They coincide with the soli-lunar equinox, duration of The Tribulation, Destruction of the temple, scattering of the Jews, etc. These time periods and others are repeated throughout scripture and in the old texts as well as in the skies. They are directly related to Jesus the Christ regarding his birth, death, 2nd coming, final battle, to the end of the world and beyond. Many scriptures repeatedly speak of the same events multiple times throughout old and new testaments. Check Bullinger's Witness of the Stars if you are unaware of these facts. Some sections, maybe the whole book? of Witness of the Stars is online here: https://www.levendwater.org/books/witness/the_witness_of_the_stars_bullinger.pdf If you are interested in reading the above PDF: You can use your browser's word search to find pertinent sections in this document. Also, the doc refers to but does not show illustrations. In the above document, pages 1-24 Bullinger explains biblical meanings of constellations & individual planets, Virgo and Leo are among them. Then pages 25-140 Bullinger divides the Christ topics into segments he calls 'books', such as-Christ the Promised Seed, Christ the Redeemer, the Second Coming, the Prince of Peace and so on. The last 15 pages cover "For Signs and Seasons". And I also want to mention just because one of the referenced websites in my original post also have links to alien UFO surmisings from natural men trying to figure out how observations, sightings or supernatural things were constructed here on earth, need I say, the natural man understandeth not the things of the Spirit? These people have no reference point to fallen angels, God, the Bible, Signs, or heavenly abodes. In looking for answers aliens are what they've deduced to figure out how or why something beyond human capability was put here or done on earth. The last place they're gonna look to is the scriptures, they certainly would not even consider fables of fallen angel spirits. As if these links discredit or disprove the valid information on the webpage I posted, in fact, their informative website is unlike some who try to diminish and repress other's contrasting viewpoints. And may I say, Art Bell's & George Noory's Coast to Coast national radio broadcast program has its share of divergent opinions including UFO's, Aliens, warlocks, vegans etc. BUT, Coast to Coast has also hosted the previously mentioned Hugh Ross, the Christian astrophysist, and the honorable Patrick Heron, author-theologian, multiple times each. It doesn't discredit either one of their biblical messages just because the show also interviews UFO observers, etc. That kind of thinking is a real Strawman obfuscation, which some are all too keen to point out at times here on GS. So, can we discuss God's Plan and Signs? Let's go back to basics: Bullinger writes in "The Witness of the Stars, For Signs and for Seasons": ""For Signs and For Seasons We have seen the great truths which are taught from the position, and forms, and names of the heavenly bodies. There are also truths to be learnt from their motions. When God created them and set them in the firmament of heaven, He said, in Genesis 1:14-- "Let them be for signs and for seasons." Here the word "signs" is othoth (plural of oth, from the root to come). Hence, a sign of something or some One to come. In Jeremiah 10:2 Jehovah says, "And be not dismayed at the signs of the heavens, for the heathen are dismayed at them." The word "seasons" does not denote merely what we call the four seasons of the year, but cycles of time. It is appointed time (from the verb to point out, appoint). It occurs three more times in Genesis, each time in connection with the promised Seed-- Genesis 17:21, "At this set time in the next year"; Genesis 18:14, "At the time appointed I will return"; and Genesis 21:2, "At the set time of which God had spoken." Genesis 1:14 is therefore, "They (the sun, moon, and stars) shall be for signs (things to come) and for cycles (appointed times)." Here, then, we have a distinct declaration from God, that the heavens contain not only a Revelation concerning things to come in the "Signs," but also concerning appointed times in the wondrous movements of the sun, and moon, and stars."" --- Psalm 19:1-3 The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard. That is the visual "Witness of the Stars" and His Plan . A good question to ask is, does God send mysterious “signs” in the heavens before He fulfills His Plan's timeline here on earth? What does the Bible say about this? Here's some scriptures where even Jesus Christ says: "And there will be fearful sights and great signs in heaven." Luke 21:11(KJV) He also said, "And there will be SIGNS in the sun, in the moon, and in the Stars..." Luke 21:25(KJV). That's as basic as it gets.
  10. "The more information I find the more convinced I am it is something though", said the atheist while reading the Bible for the first time. You could say it's "confirmation bias" whenever anyone reads the scriptures and is convinced it's true. I'll ask you again, what exactly are you objecting too? This is a forum of discussing biblical concepts, and scripture, is it not? Is it not the Doctrinal Forum? You have not once commented on the content or scriptures. You have resorted to mocking the poster simply because you disagree with another's view of scriptures and events? Wow, I guess I overestimated the integrity of this Forum, I was under the impression this is the forum to talk about scriptures and meanings. Something has gone terribly wrong here at GS when even if you disagree with the interpretation of scripture you don't engage it biblically you verbally put down the poster instead. You don't think we're in the "end times" now, fine, I assure you there are many who do including many worldwide denominations, Christian organizations and individuals globally. Not interested in prophecies in the scripture for future events? Fine, go to another thread that you're interested in. Don't believe there'll be signs in the heavens portending future events? Fine. E.W. Bullinger would beg to differ, ever heard of "Witness of the Stars"? Why not go to a thread where you can mock Wierwillians all day long. The above does not apply to Infoabsorption, thank you for your comment.
  11. Waysider, that's true but what exactly are you objecting to? The fulcrum here is the constellation of Sept 23rd and whether it's relative to Revelation 12. I'm no astronomer, but I have great interest in the scriptures and how it all fits together. I guess it's been a lifelong goal to see His Word fit together and to understand it. When I came across this information regarding the Sept 23rd star alignment/eclipse/autumn equinox/Feast of Trumpets, I was actually looking for something else. Since I was also studying the book of Revelation I recognized the verses of Revelation 12 matching up to that alignment. I was looking for information regarding the star shafts in the Great Pyramid at Giza, Egypt. There are verses in the OT that tell of signs from God in Egypt of the coming of the Lord, and that there's an altar to the Lord in the midst of Egypt. Isaiah 19:19,20 In that day shall there be an altar to the Lord in the midst of the land of Egypt, and a pillar at the border thereof to the Lord. And it shall be for a sign and for a witness unto the Lord of hosts in the land of Egypt: for they shall cry unto the Lord because of the oppressors, and he shall send them a saviour, and a great one, and he shall deliver them. Jeremiah 32:20a Which hast set signs and wonders in the land of Egypt, even unto this day Great Pyramid of Giza facts click here: https://www.ancient-code.com/15-facts-that-prove-the-great-pyramid-of-giza-was-built-by-an-extremely-advanced-ancient-civilization/ The three pyramids are in fact aligned with the stars, they are lined out in the exact pattern of the constellation Orion's Belt, the Great Pyramid is located at the exact center of the world as well, plus ALOT more. The problem is I'm a layman too, not well versed in astronomy nor in biblical meanings of the stars, I have a fairly good grasp on the book of Revelation and am still working OT prophecy regarding end times. I'm learning as I go, I was hoping someone here with background in these subject could weigh in. The more info I find the more convinced I am that it is something though. I cannot say enough about how much Patrick Heron's books helped me to understand the scriptures of the end times, his books are an incredibly good source for those who want to know more, I believe he was an 11th Corps grad. This researcher helped a lot regarding the star shafts there's also a book they used for their research http://watchfortheday.org/signsoftheend/giza2024.html Robert Bauval has written several books on the subject starting with "The Orion Mystery". Anyway it seems this all points to the second coming of Christ and the end times, kind of a big deal to God, maybe others now or in the future will think so too.
  12. Bolshevik, if you're inferring to the numbers regarding the 7 year Tribulation period, I might have been a little pedantic, but there's a reason behind it. There are 2 camps in the end times discussion, one saying a 3 1/2 year Tribulation period, one saying 7 years- I'm of the 7 year camp so I explained my logic above. It would only matter to a few people. The numbers of days in the post is relevant to calculation time between events since there are a lot. These apparent signs are happening now in the night sky stars, which has always been a means of declaration of events for God. There's approximately a 7 year period between the Rapture and the destruction of the Temple. The Tribulation is Israel's last chance to recognize the Messiah is Jesus Christ, and also the chance for all those who didn't believe before or who are born during that period. Phil 2:10, 11 That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. For those who study the end times prophecies, I hate to throw more numbers your way, but there's over 737 distinct prophecies in the scriptures, often repeated in various books, as of now 594 have been fulfilled so there's still more yet to come to pass. The study of end times prophecies are relevant in this way in regards to the Sept. 23rd massing of planets, stars and constellations which just might be a fulfillment of prophecy. It says in Revelation 12:1 And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars which is also a prophecy regarding the birth of Jesus Christ, which the Magi saw, they were taught by Daniel to watch the stars for signs-centuries beforehand, (it actually meant something to them to care about God's plan & people who they would never meet since all this happened centuries after the original Magi's lifespan) they followed those stars which spoke of the event of His birth and they used the stars in order to find Mary, Joseph and Jesus. This September 23rd massing of planets appears to mirror that same description, but it is happening again now. Which begs our attention if in fact God in essence is speaking to the world now, again, through the use of stars.
  13. I'm interested in your opinions on what's below. Recently I stumbled across all this while looking up something about the pyramids at Giza, stars, and Jewish holidays & holy days on the internet. The article below from the Washington Post-note that Cal Tech astrophysicist, author (Beyond the Cosmos) and Minister, Hugh Ross weighs in. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2017/03/15/the-first-solar-eclipse-to-cross-america-in-99-years-is-coming-to-some-its-an-act-of-god/?utm_term=.f6d655419471 Then there's this happening 33 days later (the day after the autumnal equinox which is also biblically relevant.): http://www.watchfortheday.org/1260tetrad.html This article above gives good information regarding the biblical perspectives of planets/stars. Revelation 12: 1-6 12 And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars: 2 And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered. 3 And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads. 4 And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born. 5 And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up unto God, and to his throne. 6 And the woman fled into the wilderness, where she hath a place prepared of God, that they should feed her there a thousand two hundred and threescore days. The Feast of Trumpets starts on sunset of 20th of September 2017 and is sandwiched between the solar eclipse but before the alignment of planets. Explanation of Feast of Trumpets aka Rosh Hashana: https://jewsforjesus.org/publications/newsletter/newsletter-sep-2000/the-feast-of-trumpets/ Jewish Holiday calendar 2017-2024: https://www.hebcal.com/holidays/2017-2018 An interesting fact is that on the 9th of Av, which is the annual Jewish Holiday named Tish'a B'Av, both of the recorded Jerusalem Temples on the Temple Mount have been destroyed on that exact date-hundreds of years apart. A third Temple, which will be built upon the Temple Mount during The Tribulation period, is also prophesied in scripture to be destroyed near the end of The Tribulation period. Scriptures indicate there are 2 one thousand two hundred and three score periods (42 months), marking the double 3 1/2 year periods or 2,520 days, marking as some believe, the 7 year Tribulation period. For example, seven years from now Tish'a B'Av in 2024 occurs on August 13, but starts at sunset the day prior (as most/all Jewish holidays do too) on August 12th 2024. Third Temple destruction: Daniel 9: 24-27. This account is mirrored again in the book of Revelation as is the events of the Tribulation to the end to this world are therein as well. Genesis 1: 14-16 And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years: And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was so. And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also. Scriptures say to watch, and be ready: Math 25: 1-13 1 Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom. 2 And five of them were wise, and five were foolish. 3 They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them: 4 But the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps. 5 While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept. 6 And at midnight there was a cry made, Behold, the bridegroom cometh; go ye out to meet him. 7 Then all those virgins arose, and trimmed their lamps. 8 And the foolish said unto the wise, Give us of your oil; for our lamps are gone out. 9 But the wise answered, saying, Not so; lest there be not enough for us and you: but go ye rather to them that sell, and buy for yourselves. 10 And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came; and they that were ready went in with him to the marriage: and the door was shut. 11 Afterward came also the other virgins, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us. 12 But he answered and said, Verily I say unto you, I know you not. 13 Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh. Good to note the Greek word for virgins is not the one used for bridesmaids, virgins is translated appropriately. The unwise virgins represent the many who will turn to God and Jesus after the rapture, they waited too long to decide but will see the signs and be converted, unfortunately those will all have to suffer the perils of the Tribulation, where many will die. Things to be prepared for, watching, ready: Math 24: 40, 41 Two men will be in the field; one will be taken and the other left. Two women will be grinding with a hand mill; one will be taken and the other left. Jesus departed from Mount of Olives/Bethany and shall return in same manner: Acts 1: 9-12 And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight.10 And while they looked stedfastly toward heaven as he went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel;11 Which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.12 Then returned they unto Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is from Jerusalem a sabbath day's journey. 2 Corinthians 11:2 For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ. John 14:2 In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And perhaps also a feast awaits us - similar to the marriage feast. A comforting verse below, this whole section of scriptures speaks of the reunification of Israel after the tribulation ends, and also of the return of Christ when the Tribulation starts. It is interesting to note which period is being addressed verse by verse throughout. Mathew chapters 21-25. Mathew 24:27 For as lightning that comes from the east is visible even in the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man. (NIV) John 14:21b ...and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him. Nonetheless, I am a layman, in this snapshot of a period of time in the near future it appears that the planetary conjunctions of sept 23rd are significant, and in the least it appears to be a sign to those of us now watching and hoping, and perhaps also to those who are left behind. It remains to be seen what exact dates/hour are applicable here or in the future in regards to The Return. The scriptures do however, exhort us to watch, and be ready, and to be comforted. Any biblical astronomical studiers-dabblers here? _______________________________________ For additional info: For those interested, the books of Daniel, Ezekiel, Enoch, Isaiah, Revelation (and other books) are chock full of end times prophecy, and end times information. There are tons of websites containing information on the above occurrences any search engine will pull them up. There's some great Christian folks on the web who have put in a lot research time and effort to put this knowledge out there to be assessable to those who want to know. They will also be a great trail to follow for those "unwise virgins" who are left behind. The book of Enoch (Enos) which is referenced four times in the Bible but was left out of the cannon of scripture, can be found online. A huge reference source for end times, nephilim, and ties the history of man and gaps in scripture together. A good translation is by R. H. Charles. It's free here: https://en.m.wikisource.org/wiki/The_Book_of_Enoch_(Charles) but is also available by Charles on Amazon. This is what I was looking for when I surprisingly found out about the September 23rd planetary alignment, good stuff - http://watchfortheday.org/signsoftheend/giza2024.html This fleshes out more details - http://storage.cloversites.com/frederickchristianfellowshipchurch/documents/Week 5 student.pdf Also excellent resources are Corps grad Patrick Heron's books: "The Nephilim and the Pyramids of the Apocalypse" and "Return of the Antichrist and the New World Order". These books will help the reader to more understand the book of Revelation, end times prophesy, creation, the math and precision of the universe and of the scriptures and of the pyramids at Giza. Both books can be found on Amazon. He is also on YouTube teaching similar things. For more information on Hugh Ross' Ministry organization - Reasons to Believe, which combines adherence to the sciences, faith & the scriptures - http://www.reasons.org/about/our-mission ( I am not a member)