Stuart asked, “Dave, can you pull up that Luke 10:18 verse you just quoted?”
Dave brought it up on his computer.
And he said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven. Luke 10:18
“Are you telling me?” continued Stuart, “Well, I guess you actually showed me. There’s nothing I can really argue about. I saw the Hebrew word for “lightning” with my own eyes. But that means that for the last couple of thousand years, God has been hiding the name of the lawless one in plain sight. That’s pretty darn amazing!”
Virginia and Evelyn nodded in unison.
It was late afternoon. Chuck said he needed to make a quick phone call before the director left for the day. He left his copy of the script on the picnic table as he stepped away to call, using his cell phone. That still left the five of them seated around the picnic table, Dave, Obadiah, Virginia, Evelyn, and Stuart. They were talking and marveling among themselves regarding how much they had learned the last few days. And so much of it had been hidden in plain sight.
Obadiah said, “There is one thing I don’t understand. Doesn’t the Bible say something about not doing anything without first revealing it to His prophets?”
“Yes,” said Dave. “Let me find it.”
Surely the Lord GOD will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets. Amos 3:7
“Well,” started Obadiah, “Why didn’t he warn his prophets before the coming of at least the first antichrist? We could have picked it up from there. You would have thought after well over 1500 years since Revelation He would have told one of His prophets, “Hey, get ready, the first horseman is about to ride!”
“How do you know He didn’t?” answered Chuck, who had rejoined the group.
“Well, if He did, I missed it,” said Obadiah.
“Let me be a little cryptic with you,” said Chuck. “We all can agree that Jesus Christ gives revelations to His prophets. Let’s say that Jesus Christ in fact did give a further revelation to a prophet a couple of hundred years before the appearance of the first horseman. Let’s say that this prophet gave the credit and told everyone that this revelation was directly from Jesus Christ. Let’s even say that this prophet lived in the same country as the first horseman. Let’s even say what he wrote was published far and wide even outside his own country and translated into many languages. Do you think people would listen?”
“I’m listening,” said Obadiah.
“Yes, but maybe you weren’t paying as close of attention as you thought you were,” replied Chuck, “because all this has been hidden in plain sight for hundreds of years. In fact, this prophet went on to name not only the first horseman, but essentially the second horseman, along with where the second horseman grew up. However, this prophet did not name the third horseman, but then the Bible does that. But, this prophet did name a close associate and the key person in the life of this third horseman. This key person’s death will be the sign for all who are watching for the rapture. He will be our Methuselah.”
“Isn’t this all supposed to happen on April 11, 2012?” said Dave. “Don’t you just have to count back 1260 days from Yom Kippur, September 23, 2015? Or count forward 1260 days from the covenant with many on October 29, 2008? Don’t both ways give you the same date?”
“Yes, they do. And yes, April 11, 2012 makes a lot of sense to me also,” said Chuck. But as the Good Book says, God’s ways are not our ways. I would expect the Great Tribulation, the last 3 ½ years to start then. I’d also expect the third horseman antichrist to be possessed by satan on this date. That date is marked by God, for sure, in the skies.”
“I saw that myself on the internet,” said Dave. “Let me bring up the link.”
In 1996 and 1997, something happened that caused a whole lot of excitement among Biblical astronomers and astute watchmen. Two bright comets crossed at the EXACT SAME COORDINATES IN THE SKY. Back then, there was MUCH written about this rare, if not unique, event. Perhaps someone reading this can give us more information and insight on everything that was involved with these two comets. Now get this. Comet Hyatuke crossed these coordinates in the sky on APRIL 11, 1996, and comet Hale-Bopp crossed THESE SAME EXACT COORDINATES ON APRIL 11, 1997!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
According to Biblical astronomer Robert Wadsworth, this EXTREMELY RARE crossing of these two bright comets on Apr. 11, 1996, and Apr. 11, 1997, took place in the coordinates RIGHT BETWEEN THE EYES OF ROSH SATAN!!! I emphasize APRIL 11TH, AS THE DAY OF THE YEAR.
“Wow!” said Evelyn. “That’s pretty neat.”
“Hang onto your hats”, continued Dave. “I also found at the following link:”
“Here, let me read it.”
Apparently Bob Wadsworth, who has done intensive work plotting, and studying comets Hale-Bopp and Hyakutake discovered something interesting. A coincidence! While plotting the paths of Hyakutake during the month of April 96, against the projected path of comet Hale-Bopp during the month of April 97 an almost perfect [cross] is formed where they intersect at almost an 90 degree angle. Furthermore, both comets crossed this point on the EXACT same day of the year (April 11th). In other words, on April 11th 1996, comet Hyakutake occupied the same spot in the sky that comet Hale-Bopp did on April 11th 1997.
Now, where is this point in the sky? This point is in the constellation of Perseus, who holds the severed head of the Gorgon, Medusa. This intersection point just happens to be the middle of the head of Medusa at the eye. This eye is the star ALGOL. Therefore, in Greek mythology these two comets intersect on the same day, in different years, forming an almost perfect cross in the eye of Medusa!
Traditionally, according to the Starlore Handbook, ALGOL is the MOST MALEVOLENT star of the heavens. More interesting is what the Hebrews called this star. In Hebrew it is known as the HEAD OF SATAN!
“If that don’t be all!” said Stuart.
“That is remarkable,” said Chuck. “To think, that was all the way back in 1997. Interestingly, I had found other evidence some years ago back in 2004 when I read the following in the book, “Passion, Power & Glory”. Let me read it to you.”
Chuck pulled the book out of his bag and turned to page 46.
And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months. Revelation 13:5
This is followed with the beast making war on the saints and overcoming them which is followed by all the world worshiping the beast.
And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world. Revelation 13:8
Which would also be a fulfillment of another prophecy made by Jesus::
I am come in my Father's name, and ye receive me not: if another shall come in his own name, him ye will receive. John 5:43
- And apparently on the same Gregorian day! April 11th is the same day that Jesus was ultimately not received as the King of Kings in 32 AD when He rode into
on the back of the colt of a donkey to be received as the King of Kings. Jerusalem
A possible interpretation of Daniel's last week is that the first half of the last week ended when the Messiah, Christ Jesus was cut off, on April 11, 32 AD. What a more fitting day for the beast on April 11, 2012 AD to be given power to fulfill the last 3.5 years of Daniel's last week? Picture Jesus to be rejected by the Jews as Messiah and antichrist to be accepted by the Jews as Messiah, on the same day, exactly 1980 years apart. Is there any significance to 1980 years? The number 1980 is the product of 30 times 66. The number 30 makes allusions to the fact that 30 pieces of silver were used to pay off Judas which associates it with betrayal and blood money. And 60 by 6 cubits was the size of the Nebuchadnezzar's idol which associates 66 with idol worship.
“Wow,” said Obadiah. “So 30 times 66 equals 1980. How symbolic!”
“Yes,” said Chuck. “Although I don’t know about the first half of Daniel’s last week being fulfilled in 32 AD. I personally believe that Daniel’s last week doesn’t get totally fulfilled till after Jesus Christ’s 1000 year reign.”
“What?” said Dave. “I thought the Great Tribulation was the last half of the last week of Daniel?”
Continued Chuck, “I said “totally” fulfilled. The one week described as the “covenant with many” never says it is the last week of the 70. It could just as easily be the last week of the 7. Or both. Either way it gets fulfilled. Let me explain myself a little better. Can you search for the phrase “thousand years” with your online Bible in Revelation?”
“Okay,” replied Dave. “Here it is. There are 6 verses in a row. How interesting.”
“Whenever something is important in the Bible,” started Chuck, “I’ve noticed that it is repeated. We need to take notice. When it is really important, it is repeated a third time. For example we sing about “Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty”, which is directly out of Revelation. It is very important, as the Bible says for us to be holy in our conversation, just as God is Holy. But God is not just Holy, he is Holy, Holy, Holy. Now imagine doubling that to six. Dave can you read those six verses?”
Dave began reading.
And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years, Revelation 20:2
And cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled: and after that he must be loosed a little season. Revelation 20:3
And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years. Revelation 20:4
But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection. Revelation 20:5
Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years. Revelation 20:6
“Why do you think it is so important to repeat “thousand years” six times in a row of six verses?” asked Chuck.
spoke up, “Because it is really important that people know. I have some friends that don’t believe in the millennium. In fact, they talk about how the world could end in 2012. They talk about the Mayan prophecies and other cultures throughout the world talking about the destruction of the world. They wouldn’t talk like that if they believed in the millennium.” Virginia
“That’s right,” said Chuck. “God knew that the apostasy would be great, even in the churches, and that millions would deny the millennium. They would think that we were coming to the “End of Days” not the “End of Age”, and there is a vast difference.”
“Namely one thousand years,” said Obadiah.
“Namely one thousand years and a little season,” said Dave.
“Precisely,” said Chuck, “The little season is right before the end of days and right after the thousand years. I was thinking that this little season could be part of or all of Daniel’s last week. You can’t bring in everlasting righteousness until everlasting begins. And everlasting doesn’t begin until after the little season. You have 70 weeks of Daniel that is supposed to cover the Jewish people for 70 centuries of mankind since Adam. It doesn’t end at 60 centuries.”
“Are you saying, asked Dave, that just like the 7 weeks or 49 years of Daniel’s 70 are repeated so they occur both before Jesus Christ’s first and second coming, that the last week could also repeat? The first “last” week could run concurrently with the last 7th week segment and the last “last” week could run be right after the millennium.”
“That’s certainly a possibility,” said Chuck. “Two comings of Christ, two fulfillments of the 7 weeks, and two fulfillments of the last week.”
“You know what I was also thinking?” asked Dave. “Notice how the little season is separate from the 1000 years. We think of this world lasting 7000 years, 6000 of them under the dominion of man, or his designee so to speak. But the Bible talks about this little season being separate, not counted in the 1000 years. It is AFTER the 1000 years. That made me really think. If the last week of Daniel’s 70 weeks is counted separate from the 1000 years ruled by Jesus Christ, then the previous 7 weeks of Daniel’s 70 weeks should be counted separate also.”
“Boy, that opens up a lot of possibilities,” said Chuck.
“Yes,” said Obadiah. “Wouldn’t that mean that the Gentile Age actually ended on June 6, 1967? There’s a verse about that in the Bible about it ending when
was no longer trodden down by the Gentiles.” Jerusalem
“I know the one,” said Dave. “Here it is.”
And they shall fall by the edge of the sword, and shall be led away captive into all nations: and
shall be trodden down of the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles be fulfilled. Luke 21:24 Jerusalem
“So couldn’t we pinpoint Jesus Christ’s birth date, counting back 2000 prophetic years?” asked Obadiah.
“I think it would be Christ’s conception date,” said Dave.
“Regardless,” said Obadiah, “You know what I mean.”
“Okay, said Dave. “Let’s do this right. Let’s bring up a calendar converter.”
With that, Dave put in “calendar converter” in his search engine and found:
“Let’s put in June 7, 1967,” continued Dave. “That gives us a Julian Day Count of 2439648.5. The Julian Day Count is used by astronomers as it makes it easy to add and subtract day counts.”
“I’ve got a calculator,” said
. “I can get the day count. I’m putting in 2000 times 360,” as she pushed the buttons. “That equals 720,000.” Virginia
“Very good,” said Dave. “Now subtract 2439648.5”
“Okay, that would be -1719648.5,” said
“Okay, changing the sign, let’s see the display, okay 171968.5, let me type that into the converter,” said Dave. “That gives me a Gregorian date of February 20, -4, which would be 5 BC, a Julian Calendar date of February 22, -5, and a Hebrew calendar date of Adar 14, 3756. Hey, it would have been a full moon!”
“Well,” said Chuck. “That’s about as good a date as any others I’ve heard. From what I’ve researched there were three census held by Caesar Augustus, around every 20 years. They were in 28 BC, 8 BC, and 14 AD. Everyone goes with the middle census as it was before that one person was governor of
and because Herod died in 2 BC. Since it could take several years for the census takers to make it throughout the Syria Roman Empire, hey, sounds plausible to me.”
“Sounds good to me also,” interjected Stuart.
“You know what I was thinking,” said Dave. “You know how satan is the accuser of the brethren and he spends day and night before God accusing us?”
“Yeah, He’s the best and worst lawyer of all time, depending on your perspective,” quipped Stuart.
“Well, let me find the verse,” continued Dave.
And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night. Revelation 12:10
“Now, you know how all around the world at about 701 BC they all noticed that the year was no longer 360 days long and from new moon to new moon was no longer 30?” said Dave.
“I’ve read about that also before,” said Chuck. “Here, let me find it in “Passion, Power & Glory”. I found it on page 27:”
The month and the year are also units of time but they are not multiples of a week or even a day and so we will not consider them as fundamental. Our word "month" comes from the word "moon" and is around the same period of time. The moon takes 29.530588 days to travel around to the same place on the earth from our vantage point on the earth. There is evidence that has been documented from many civilizations that prior to around March 20/21, 701 B.C., the solar year consisted of 360 days. That was when a theorized close encounter from Mars caused the Earth's orbit to shift to where it now takes 365.242199 days per year to orbit the sun. Mar's orbit was said to have previously come very close to earth, sometimes even going between the earth and the moon's orbit. These close encounters happened on average every 54 years, alternating between March and October.
“Very, good,” continued Dave. “Now satan knows that God gave man 6000 years of dominion over the earth. And of course, satan sort of used a lawyer’s legal trick to get man to assign it to him back in the Garden of Eden. Now, because of the decay introduced in the world, helped out by Mars, the “god of war”, the year is a little over 5 days longer. Can’t you see satan arguing before god that he is technically owed those 5 extra days per year as of 701 BC? God can’t just keep counting years off using 360 days per year and end it at 6000 360 day years. That wouldn’t be fair. Isn’t God a just god? So in the end, God gave man and satan 49 more 360 day years. That would be the 7 weeks of Daniel’s 70 weeks. And they would start after the 6000 years were up on June 7, 1967.”
Evelyn chimed in, “I was just thinking. Imagine that you lived before 701 BC. It sure would have been hard being an atheist with there being exactly 360 days in a year. How would you explain that? Sounds like a God moment to me.”
“That’s a good point,” said Obadiah. “It took exactly 360 days, no more, no less. And the moon took exactly 30 days, no more, no less.”
“Anyway,” said Dave. “I thought we could calculate out the number of years that had accumulated from these extra days to see where it takes us. From 701 BC to Christ’s birth in 5 BC would be 696 years. All these years would have been short around 5 ¼ days each. Let me write it out.
696 * (365.25 - 360) / 365.25
“What does that calculate to,
“Whoa,” said Evelyn, “I feel another God moment coming on.”
“That is amazing,” said Obadiah. “Exactly 10 years down to rounding down number 4 in the thousandth decimal place. I wonder what would happen if we could increase the accuracy even further.”
“Yes, let’s use,” Chuck was flipping back a few pages in his book, “365.242199 for the length of the year. That’s nine significant digits.”
“And let’s add in the 9 months to take it to Christ’s birth,” said Stuart
“And don’t forget to write down all those zeros after the 360 this time to show how exact it is,” said Evelyn.
“Okay,” said Dave, “first the 9 months that would add to the 696.” Dave began to write on the paper again.
9 * 30 / 365.242199
“That’s 0.739235501 said
“Let me write out the whole formula,” said Dave, looking up and grinning at Evelyn.
696.739235501 * (365.242199 - 360.000000) / 365.242199
“That comes to 10.00006” said
, passing the calculator around for all to see. Virginia
“Wow,” said Obadiah, “We’ve just increased the accuracy almost 100 times.”
“Catch me baby, I’m about to faint,” said Evelyn
They all smiled at Evelyn. And then they looked at each other for a while. They were all in there own little world, thinking to themselves.
Stuart broke the silence when he said, “Where do we go from here.”
“Well, where I really was going,” said Dave, “was figuring out the total number of extra years satan thought he was owed. God gave him 49 prophetic years or undecayed years or uncorrupted years. We’ve been working in actual years. I’m thinking of just a rough number. If we just take from 701 BC to 1967 AD that is 2667 years. We can do the same calculation as before but divide by 360 to get prophetic years.” Dave wrote out.
2667 * (365.242 - 360) / 360
hesitated for a moment, looked at the equation, punched some numbers and then announced, “38.849” Virginia
“So,” said Obadiah, “the accuser of the brethren was going for 39 undecayed years and God gave him 49. And it was satans fault in the first place they were decayed.”
“Reminds me of the story of the devil and Daniel Webster,” said
“I was wondering,” said Obadiah, “how many years these 49 prophetic years accumulating at 5 ¼ days a years expand out to.”
“Good question,” said Dave. “We have 49 years of 360 days from June 7, 1967 to September 23, 2015. How many days is that?”
punches a few buttons on her calculator and announces, “17,640” Virginia
“Okay,” said Dave. “We have 17,640 days that have been accumulating at 5 ¼ days per how many years.
, what’s 17,640 divided by 5.25” Virginia
punches a few more buttons and states,”3,360” Virginia
“Exactly?” asks Dave.
“But it is not exactly 5 ¼ days per year,” said Stuart. “It’s closer to 5.24. You should use that.”
“I can see where this is going,” said Dave. “Before, when we got more accurate we could see that God was getting more accurate with exactly 360 days per year. That was a great testimony to God. Now granted, this won’t work for every calculation that we can come up with. It may not even work for this one. But let me write out the equation and then start increasing the accuracy and see what happens. Let’s see, the length of the solar year we had before was 365.242199 to 9 significant figures.
, you let me know the results to 10 significant figures. I’ll start off with 3 significant figures for the number of days in a year.” Virginia
Dave started writing with
punching in the numbers and announcing the results so Dave could write them down: Virginia
49 * 360 / (365 – 360) = 3528.000000
49 * 360.0 / (365.2 – 360.0) = 3392.307692
49 * 360.00 / (365.24 – 360.00) = 3366.412214
49 * 360.000 / (365.242 – 360.000) = 3365.127814
49 * 360.0000 / (365.2422 – 360.0000) = 3364.999428
49 * 360.00000 / (365.24220 – 360.00000) = 3364.999428
49 * 360.000000 / (365.242199 – 360.000000) = 3365.000070
“Oh my,” said Stuart.
“Take me now Lord, take me now!” yelled Evelyn.
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