Are you familiar with the recent book Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo? It has become a best seller. It's about a four year old boy who had a NDE (near death experience), went to heaven, and saw Jesus. Since there is a lot of gematria at your website, I thought you might like to see what I have discovered about Colton Burpo, the boy who had the vision of heaven.
925 = Colton Burpo (Using Gk-Hb style gematria with A=1 to Z=800 in English)
= Jesus Christ
151 = Colton Burpo (Using the counting values A=1 to Z=26)
= Jesus Christ
And the two names each have 11 letters. I think these numerical coincidences tend to corroborate that Colton Burpo really did have a close contact with Jesus. Of if you believe his vision was a lie, it would appear that the same Liar chose Colton because the gematria of his name seems to corroborate his story.
Of course, the two methods of gematria I am using above are not completely independent. Technically, they are "congruent modulo 9." That means that once I know the two names are equal by one method, I know that the difference (if any) by the other method must be a multiple of 9. For example, knowing that both names add up to 925 by the first method, and knowing that JesusChrist=151 by the 2nd method, I know without adding it up that Colton Burpo must be equal to a number N such that
N = 151 plus or minus 0, 9, 18, 27, etc.
And it shouldn't be too far away from 151, because both names have 11 letters. Just as a guess-estimate, the probability of hitting 151 should be something like1/7 or 1/10. Still, it's neat that the numbers match in two ways, plus the number of letters being equal.
Judson T. Pewther
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