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Posted on 05/17/2003 11:01:16 AM PDT by justme346
Is Planet X going to bring "the end of the world as we know it?"
Is there even any real Scientific proof that it exists?
What does Scripture say about Planet X, and what to do when it comes?
Learn about the scriptural and scientific evidence of Planet X, and more importantly, the Scriptural instructions for surviving Planet X's passage along with the even worse things to follow it...
When a local friend first started telling me about Planet X in March, 2002, I did not believe it. He described a 10th planet five times larger than earth headed our way on a trajectory that would take it close enough to cause global catastrophes. These included severe earthquakes, 200+ mph winds, widespread volcanic eruptions, a polar shift, and tidal/crustal waves all resulting in the death of a large percentage of earth's population. None of that by itself was too hard for me to imagine as I already understood that the global flood of Noah must have been precipitated by something large passing by or hitting the earth. Also, I remembered Comet Schumacher-Levy smashing into Jupiter in July 1994 and also the shockwaves this caused on Jupiter's surface. It was clear to me that these type of things do happen from time to time in our solar system. Instead, my disbelief came from the associated timeframe he gave. He expected all this to happen in just over a year, by May/June, 2003!
How could this be right, I thought? If this thing is that big and that close, how could it not be visible to observatories already? And before it is visible, scientists should already see it affecting the orbits of the outer planets, so why are they not talking about that? Why is this only talked about on the internet and not by real scientists in the mainstream media? And even if there is some conspiracy among the observatories and scientists to hide this information from the public, how could they succeed with all the amateur astronomers out there? What does NASA have to say on this? Where did this May/June timeframe come from?
Most people at that point would have probably decided there were too many problems with this scenario and not have wasted any more time thinking about what was obviously a hoax. However, I was too curious to see if there were any satisfactory answers to my questions. So I went on the internet and looked for answers.
To my disappointment, instead of finding a qualified scientist talking seriously on this very scientific subject, I found only "ZetaTalkers", new agers, channelers and other non-scientist sources repeating the same information over and over, often worded verbatim. Nevertheless, I decided to stay open-minded on the issue knowing that there is no way anyone could prove conclusively that another planet-sized body orbiting our sun did not exist. Yet the main reason why I did not entirely discount the predictions was because of what I had learned from my studies into end times prophecy which the PX story fit perfectly. Therefore, my answer to people asking on the issue would remain "I don't know, but it sure fits what I read in Revelation," until such a point as a real scientist offering real scientific evidence for PX came forth. He would have to offer a reasonable explanation for how it could be coming soon and not be seen or making news.
I would soon be rewarded for my patience by finding a uniquely qualified scientist who affirmed Planet X's existence and spoke out against NASA's misinformation and cover-ups regarding Planet X ever since their own announcement of its discovery in 1982. This propelled me into further studies of the Scripture to discover that in addition to the specific description of Planet X, Scripture also gives specific survival instructions. This book will share what I learned about PX, from a scriptural perspective...
Introduction The Media's Take
To be sure, with what the mainstream media says about Planet X, it is a challenge for most people to remain open-minded on the subject. If you do not bother to research the subject on your own, here is what you would probably hear and believe about Planet X:
Cosmic myths, hoaxes and mysteries, MSNBC, March 25, 2003
Planet X: The purported 10th planet makes an appearance in our Hoax section below, but it belongs here in the Mystery section, too, because there may in fact be another planet-sized object out beyond Pluto. If one exists, searches that are under way or planned will likely turn it up...
Planet X or a comet will destroy Earth: Hoaxes and doom seem mutually attractive. This hoax crops up every now and then, and it hasnt happened yet, but lets not let that fact get in the way of a good story. Recently, NASA was purported to have hidden evidence of a comet that was heading our way. If youre reading this, please note that this page was published after the predicted time frame for the end of the world.
As the article implies, the problem with the Planet X (PX) theory is that it is simply unconfirmed by the established science world. This is true and the major problem that I had with getting too worked up about PX myself. Even at the time of this writing, there is still no reputable scientist that has made an observation of it or at least one that has made such primary evidence for it publicly available (check here for updates).
Stop and Consider
But, is that the end of the matter? Can we assume from this that PX is nothing we need to pay attention to? Can we simply decide to not give it another moments thought so we can feel good again about doing what we were planning on doing now and in the future?
Wait just a moment! Before you tune out on this issue, did you even notice the faulty reasoning used by the article to imply that PX is hoax? Let's think through logic presented. If it were true that an earth-wide disaster "has not happened yet" (which it has, according to Gen 6), does that mean it will never happen? If a recent comet rumored to bring "the end of the world" passed harmlessly, does that automatically make us safe from PX?
What you may not realize is that the article's short sound-byte sized coverage of the subject leaves out any mention of the evidence we do have for PX. What you should realize already from reading your Bible many times over is that the end of the world is coming. In fact there happen to be several prophecies speaking of the end times that sound awfully similar to what scientists say would happen if a large body passed nearby in the immediate path of the earth's orbit.
Purpose and Audience of This Book
The purpose of this book is to bring together all of the pertinent evidence from Scripture and Science to facilitate understanding of the real threat of PXand what to do about it. Although you may have read other articles talking about PX in relation to Bible prophecy, none I have seen has explained the Scriptural clues given on the timing of PX's passage. More importantly, I have not yet seen any article showing the specific Scriptural instructions for surviving PX.
Yes, God's clear will is that the righteous survive. If you are one of those people that believes in fate or predestination or that martyrdom is something to aspire to, or in general that whatever "God decides" for your future is what you will be happy to suffer through, then read no further. If you do not believe you possess the true ability and responsibility to choose how your life turns out, then you probably do not have the motivation necessary to invest the time and effort it will take to discern whether Planet X is a real threat and then take the steps necessary survive it. Only those who diligently seek shall find the truth, and diligence is only powered by strong motivation.
Thus, this book is for righteously motivated survivors. Also known in the Hebrew Scriptures as seridim or "the remnant", those that remain or survive from times of testing. It is the clear will of Yehoshua of Nazareth, The Mashiach of Israel, that we survive or he would not have instructed us to do so in his Olivet Prophecy when talking about the times we are about to go through:
Luke 21:35-36 35 for as a snare it shall come on all those dwelling on the face of all the land, 36 watch ye, then, in every season, praying that ye may have the strength to escape all these things that are about to come to pass, and to stand before the Son of Man.'
But here's an important word of clarification: trying to save yourself for the love of yourself is not what Yehoshua was talking about (nor am I). He was talking to those who love YHWH God, the creator and ruler of heaven and earth as revealed in the Hebrew Scriptures, and who show this by trusting in him and obeying his instructions (Rev 14:12). Martyrdom is not necessary for those that have already sacrificed and learned what they need to from this life. Such servants are more useful alive than dead as trained, willing instruments in YHWH's hands. But those who still love and trust in themselves more than YHWH will not be counted worthy to escape. YHWH will not help you escape if it would be better for you to get caught in what is coming. Either the easy way or the hard way, all must learn the ultimate result of relying on their own strength and understanding. The time to repent from your own ways and turn to YHWH with our whole heart is before we find ourselves in need of saving (Isa 55:6). Since Christianity and Judaism have not properly taught repentance, repentance from a scriptural perspective will be a theme touched on throughout this book. Without knowing how to repent, the rest of the information in this book will not be enough to help the reader to escape the snare coming upon all the earth.
Chapter 1 ~ Scientific Support
A few months after I first heard about Planet X from my friend, I received an email from a past computer programming client of mine. "Not again," I groaned. I had done a project for him four years earlier and ever since then he would still encounter problems and ask for my helpfor free. This was because I had hastily agreed to unlimited free support on the application I wrote for him (forgetting that software always stays in use much longer than the writers ever imagined). But, a deal is a deal and I did not want to break my word and have to face my conscience afterwards. So I looked at his problem, quickly found a solution and emailed back the instructions for the fix.
Finally, A Scientist Warning About Planet X
I noticed in his email that he had a new website for his enterprise. So I checked it out and something interesting caught my eye. He had a link on his site to an interview with some scientist James M. McCanney on the subject of Planet X. I had never heard of him, but in listening I learned that he was a real scientist with real credentials saying that Planet X was real and that NASA has been aware of this for 30 years.
I studied McCanney's website and every radio show interview by him that I could find. I was happy to find that he provided answers for all the questions and doubts I had concerning Planet X, which we shall cover in this chapter. However, the goal of this chapter is not to prove scientifically that Planet X is real, but only to explain why NASA and others you would expect to warn you about it are not doing so, and what evidence we do have for its existence from NASA and other sources. In fact, if you take the time to look there is a lot of evidence available which I will only briefly summarize here. I want to address the main objections for believing in a Planet X threat and then move on to the important things that Scripture says for dealing with that threat which are not covered in other books.
Why is NASA Silent On PX?
NASA seems to be silent about Planet X. They certainly are not warning anyone to prepare for its passage. If you did not know any better you would conclude from this alone that Planet X is a hoax. However, the fact is that NASA was the first to announce the discovery of Planet X, back in 1980s as reported in the June 19, 1982 edition of the New York Times:
Something out there beyond the furthest reaches of the known solar system is tugging at Uranus and Neptune. A gravitational force keeps perturbing the two giant planets, causing irregularities in their orbits. The force suggests a presence far away and unseen, a large object, the long-sought Planet X. Astronomers are so certain of this planet's existence that they have already named it "Planet X - the 10th Planet."
Apparently the announcement of the discovery was a slip because within a week they retracted it and have been publicly silent ever since. Yet, there is sufficient evidence that they have had an internal project tracking PX as this NASA internal document records:
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Title: Search for planet X
Authors: Harrington, Robert S.
Affiliation: Naval Observatory, Washington, DC.
Journal: In NASA, Washington, Reports of Planetary Astronomy, 1991 p 53 (SEE N92-12792 03-89)
Publication Date: 10/1991
NASA/STI Keywords: PERTURBATION, SKY SURVEYS (ASTRONOMY), SOLAR ORBITS, SPACE OBSERVATIONS (FROM EARTH), NEPTUNE (PLANET), URANUS (PLANET)
Bibliographic Code: 1991plas.rept...53H
The observation of the region of the sky in which it is believed Planet X should now be, based on perturbations observed in the motions of Uranus and Neptune, was determined, and there was no reason to update that determination. A limited area of that region was photographed, and that will be continued. A given area is photographed with the twin 20 cm astrograph in New Zealand on two successive nights near the time that area is in opposition, and these plates are blinked in Washington to identify anything that has moved. The predicted region is in the south, which requires observations from a southern station, and it is in opposition in the April to June period, which means observations have not yet started for the year. Blinking will be done as soon as the plates are received in Washington. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/nph-bib_query?bibcode=1991plas.rept...53H
If Planet X is really coming and NASA has been watching it for years, one would naturally want to know why they are not talking about it? James McCanney has dealt closely with NASA during his career and can explain why this is. He claims this is because NASA is under congressional order not to tell anybody if they discover a doomsday scenario comingthe same edict that restrains public officials from telling the public of an impending disaster and causing a panic. It has to go out through some official channel if it goes out at all. If this is true, then in light of NASA's demonstrated knowledge of PX, its more frightening that they have been silent about it than if they had continued to update the public since their initial discovery! This indicates to me that they know its passing will not be harmless like Comete Hale Bopp's was seven years ago (which follows a similar orbit and is thought by McCanney to have been part of Planet X's entourage at one time.)
Why Don't We See It?
If we accept that NASA knows about Planet X but will not tell us because of national security issues, what about the amateur astronomers and institutions of other countries who are not restricted in that way? Why are they not reporting Planet X? The problem, according to McCanney, is that PX's brightness and position make it hard to see. Its current location makes it visible only in the Spring, rather than all year round. But even then you have to be on the right place on earth because of PX's skewed elliptical orbit. It actually approaches our solar system from below the ecliptic (plane of the planet's orbits) meaning the best viewing is from the Southern Hemisphere which is mostly water and less densely populated. McCanney comments on this in writing about the above Harrington abstract:
In 1991 Robert S. Harrington head of the Naval Observatory, Washington, D.C. wrote an internal Abstract which culminated over a decade of theoretical and observational astronomy with a team of experts. He was in charge of the NASA directed search for a large planet at the edge of our solar system that had been perturbing the orbits of the outer planets. Many previous attempts had been made, all leading to incorrect results ... but this time Harrington was certain that he had found the location of the large rogue planet. What is interesting is 1) NASA for decades had sponsored a search for this object with the highest level staff members available, 2) it was fully aware that something big was entering our solar system and 3) as you will see ... it seems that anyone associated with the results has been silenced either by death or by fear. A shroud of secrecy and deception surrounds this entire story.
Part of the discovery of Planet X was based on the fact the the outer large planets Uranus and Neptune were being pulled DOWN in their orbits. No other effect could cause such a change in the orbits of these planets except the existence of a very large previously undiscovered celestial object which had to exist down and in the direction of the unexplainable motions of these outer giant planets. Harrington knew that it had to be BIG and it had to be down below the plane of the planets (the ecliptic). He also knew that since it had not been there before that it must be a new body entering the solar system.
Harrington wrote a brief abstract telling of his final trip scheduled to New Zealand in the Spring month of May to perform the blink photographic session with a 20 cm astrograph (approximately 8" aperture high precision camera). This seemed like what should be a routine observation and so sure was Harrington of the location of this object in the sky that he planned only two successive nights for the two required photos. These would be returned to Washington to determine the location and size of the new object.
An 8" camera in 1991 to 93 (the date that we believe Harrington made his final expedition ... NASA information is scarce) was not very large so we are not talking about professional grade equipment ... that is, this object was expected to be very large and Harrington knew it would be only visible during the month of May from a very southerly remote location on Earth. He chose New Zealand over the rugged uncharted regions of Patagonia in South America. www.JMcCanneyScience.com
So a big reason why PX is not obvious to the world already is because it is best viewed close to the South Polewhere there are fewer people and fewer observatories to find it. But even now as I write this in April, McCanney reports another problem. There is much haze in the atmosphere that makes viewing a diffuse, dim object like PX hard to do unless you are looking directly at it from a 90 degree angle (only possible from the South Pole itself). All this, in conjunction with the science establishment's coverup gives PX the conditions needed to sneak up on the majority of earth's inhabits. In fact, this dynamic is why the main book available today on PX is aptly titled "Blindsided."
But even if the amateurs with small telescopes do not seem to be able to observe PX, Russia appears to have become convinced PX is real and a threat:
The following story was released on September 13th, 2000 by Andrei Shukshin of Reuters news service.
"Russia's Parliamentary leaders and President Vladimir Putin agreed Wednesday to embark on a three-year crash course to thwart what they said was an anticipated chain of disasters due to hit the country in 2003. "(These are) issues of extraordinary importance, strategic issues which may degenerate into a serious threat for the existence,...I want to stress thisfor the existence of Russia," former Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov told reporters." http://www.detailshere.com/letters1.htm
A group of scientists in Russia in the year 2000 held several meetings to discuss the inbound planet discovered from one of their largest observatories. This led to the infamous "2003 Problem" which the Reuters News Service wire reported on Sept. 13th 2000. The top government officials of Russia called for a commission to study the problem which was said to expect to cause "a string of calamities" and "a massive population shrinkage." They openly wondered whether Russia would still even exist as a country afterwards. Why? Because most of the old Soviet Union is fairly low-lying land, and the polar icecaps will melt during these next 2 years causing the new sea level to be around 700 feet above what it is now, and most of the old Soviet Union, including much of Russia, will be under water. http://www.detailshere.com/nasainsider.htm
What Evidence Is There?
In spite of NASA's coverup and difficulty of an observation, McCanney explains that there is quite a bit of evidence pointing to the existence and near passage of Planet X.
Perturbations in the orbits of the planets: As early as the mid-1800s scientists noticed the orbits of Neptune and Uranus not going exactly according to theoretical expectations. These deviations could not be explained by miscalculations in the masses of the planets, as the direction of the deviations was downward according to McCanney.
Solar Weather: McCanney says, "We're seeing the Sun at an excited level never before seen. There was a solar maximum in the year 2000 that would be the expected time for the Sun to reach the maximum of activity on its 11-year solar cycle, and after that it would be expected to diminish in energy over that 11-year span of time. We should be well on the way in the year 2003 to the solar minimum, but instead, the Sun is at an explosive state never before seen in the history of our solar system. My theoretical work shows how, in fact, the Sun is interacting with some large object that we have not seen yet -- NASA probably has seen it, but it is not telling us -- causing the dramatic solar flares that we're seeing."
Earth Weather: Earth weather has also been erratic in recent years. McCanney claims that this is directly a result of the increased solar activity which drives earth's weather according to his proven theories.
Many have been talking about increased earthquakes since the 1990s. Although I have not heard McCanney talk about this, one must wonder what is causing this change. There is a cause for every effect. Could it be Planet X causing this? We shall see later from Scripture that great earthquakes will be associated with PX's passing.
Because McCanney had not made an observation of Planet X, he therefore could neither confirm nor deny the May/June 2003 timeframe (although he considers where that date came from to be a NASA misinformation source). But in his own words, due to the scientific and historical evidence for Planet X, its passage is "not a question of if...but when."
What Will Happen When It Passes?
The odds of Planet X hitting us are remote. Unfortunately, an impact is not necessary to cause major problems. Because of the gravity and magnetism of PX it will be able to disrupt things on earth from a distance, just as it is already doing to the solar system. Here's what McCanney says:
The effects on the Earth are very clear, both from my theoretical work and from what the ancients describe. There are episodes of mountain building. There could be a pole shift caused by a gravitational tidal wave that moves through the surface mantle of the Earth. There would be flooding both from tidal waves of the oceans, tremendous atmospheric storms and also from a huge pollution influx of oil and water -- hydrocarbons and water -- from inner planetary space onto Earth. And all of these things have been seen in the past.
The Bible talks about, for example, when all the vermin, bugs, insects and snakes came out of the ground and overran the Earth. This was a direct result of the electric fields penetrating the mantle of the Earth and causing these creatures to leave the ground and come out of the ground. The atmospheric conditions include the increase in the number of volcanoes going off.
I want to mention that these planetary objects do not have to come necessarily that close to Earth to cause even dramatic Earth changes. Electrical discharges can occur between the planets even a distance apart. These, in fact, have been measured with NASA satellites where, in the 1990s, we saw incredible electrical discharges flow between Jupiter and Earth, taking out a number of our communication satellites. The scientists at that time were totally puzzled that outer space could do this. They still don't understand the very electrical nature of our solar system. My book explains, in fact, how this works in a theoretical sense, and it also explains in a practical sense the effects it would have on planet Earth. http://www.detailshere.com/mccanneyinfo.htm
Hopefully the reader can see from what little we have covered of the secular side of Planet X that it demands further consideration, if not merely because it is a potential threat to your way of life. However, when we hear about dangers like this, we have to be careful to watch our reaction. Some choose to disbelieve and ignore things that they do not want to accept because they are so horrible. Sometimes we react to bad news not in disbelief of its reality, but in disbelief that we can do anything about it, also resulting in complacency. But if you have read this far, you are one of the lucky few to have heard about Planet X early enough to do something to prepare for it. Do not waste that knowledge. Keep reading and find out where Scripture talks about Planet X and what to do about it.
Chapter 2 ~ Scriptural Support
As mentioned earlier, it was only because of my understanding of The Prophets of the Scriptures that I chose not to ignore the seemingly absurd and unconfirmed rumors of Planet X when I first heard them in 2002. By that time I had been researching and discussing prophecy almost daily for 2 years and had concluded that the four trumpets of Revelation Chapter 8 were literally describing an incendiary meteorite shower, an asteroid impacting the ocean, and our atmosphere polluted from volcanic activity with enough dust to block a third of all the light from the sun, moon, and stars. While I was not sure what "Wormwood" could be, I was convinced that we would soon find out when all of these things came to pass before the feast of Shavuot (late Spring) of the year before the Great Tribulation began, as I saw that this was the trigger event precipitating the global Beast government also spoken of in Revelation and Daniel. Therefore, I was very intrigued to hear that the projected passage of Planet X was also for Spring, and in the year before I expected the Tribulation to begin! If the Science world would not confirm Planet X's imminent arrival, as far as I was concerned the Books of Revelation and Daniel already did.
Let's look at where Planet X fits in the Book of Revelation. Rather than cover the traditional arguments about whether Revelation is literal or not and whether the seals, trumpets and bowls happen sequentially or happen in parallel, we can forget all of that and just jump right into it. This is because PX so perfectly fits what Revelation literally says that it ends these debates forever. The only reason that these old debates have raged for centuries is because no one could conceive back then that the details of Revelation Chapters 6 - 8 would be literally fulfilled just as written. When facts do not fit our paradigm there is a tendency to distort them, in this case by rearranging the natural order of events or replacing their literal meaning. However, there is no reason to do that once the missing information about the existence and threat of Planet X is understood.
In the Book of Revelation, there are a series of events labeled as 7 seals, 7 trumpets and 7 bowls that describe what will happen between Yehoshua's first and second comings. Planet X's approach is described in the 6th seal and what happens to earth after PX passes and we enter its tail or wake is described in the 7th seal, 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Trumpets. We will see later that the other seals have already happened and that the 5th Trumpet is the Great Tribulation spoken of by Daniel and Yehoshua and the other Prophets.
6th Seal Heavenly Signs, Earth Changes, Worldwide Panic As PX Nears
Rev 6:12-17 (HRV) 12 And I looked when he opened the sixth seal and there was a great earthquake and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair and the whole moon became like blood. 13 And the stars in the sky fell on the earth, like a fig tree that casts its unripe figs when it is shaken by a mighty wind. 14 And heaven was melted as scrolls that are rolled up, and every mountain and every island were moved from their place. 15 And the kings of the earth, and the great [ones], and the rulers of 1000s and the rich and the strong and all the servants and sons of freedom hid their nefeshot in caves and rocks of the mountains 16 Saying to the mountains and the rocks, "Fall on us and hide us from the face of the Lamb, 17 Because the great day of wrath has come, and who is able to stand?"
It would be an understatement to call this a frightening scenario. It would also be safe to say that this event has not happened yet as nothing like this has happened in human history since Revelation's writing. This should cause everyone of us to wonder if we are going to personally experience this event...and whether we will survive it. For the best chance of surviving it, first we must understand it.
Let's analyze and itemize the signs and events in the heavens and the earth that we have described here:
A Great Earthquake: Planet X has already apparently been causing an increase in serious earthquakes from a distance, so greater earthquakes make sense as it nears. Today a great earthquake would mean around 9.0 on the Richter scale. There have only been four 9.0 Richter earthquakes in history. PX's gravity and magnetism are expected to cause 10.0-15.0 Richter earthquakes as it passes.
A Total Solar Eclipse: That's what the sun turning black as sackcloth out of hair must be describing. If the whole sun is blocked by something in the atmosphere, it would appear to be only dimmed as we will see at the 4th trumpet, but not black as sackcloth. For the sun itself to appear black, you have to have light escaping around it, to make a contrast, just as we see in a total solar eclipse. When the sun is eclipsed, the rays of the corona look much like hairs coming out from the jet black middle. Note that we are not told exactly what eclipses the sun. It may be the moon, or it could be that PX itself achieves the necessary alignment to eclipse the sun as it passes (this may seem unlikely, but which part of PX has seemed "likely" so far?) This seems to be the most likely scenario when you look at the solar eclipse tables and discover that there are no Springtime total eclipses over the northern hemisphere until 2005, and over Israel until 2006.
A Total Lunar Eclipse: The "whole moon" is a dead give away that this is a total lunar eclipse and not something else. Lunar eclipses only happen at the full moon and they often cause the moon to turn different shades of red due to all but the red light refracted through earth's atmosphere being blocked from reaching the moon. This part of the 6th seal helps us figure out the timing of PX because all lunar eclipses are known in advance. The ones that appear to fit are the total lunar eclipses visible in the Northern Hemisphere and falling in the Spring (on the full moon before Shavuotsee 7th seal below). One is coming on May 15-16, 2003 and another on May 4th, 2004. Either of these could possibly create the blood red moon described here (and after that there do not appear to be any that fit for some time).
Meteor Shower?: The best explanation for "stars falling to earth" is a meteorite shower also known as shooting stars. Notice that it says it will be like figs falling from a tree in a mighty wind. This would describe a meteor shower well as meteorites do not fall slowly straight down but quickly at an angle. Also, if this were not a meteorite shower but the earth spinning wildly from a polar shift, to some's perspective it would appear as if the stars were falling not down on earth but away from earth. Planet X is expected to to be dragging much debris and dust with it which could explain the meteor shower, or it can be normal shower around the same time as the normally scheduled total solar and lunar eclipses.
Crustal/Polar Shift?: While the previous four events describe things that we are all familiar with and therefore are not unique by themselves (unless they happen in rapid succession), certainly when we have "the heavens departing like a scroll" and "every mountain and island being moved from their place" in relation to each other, this is something new to modern man. We are not talking about continental drift here at inches per century; this is something catastrophic happening. This fits the expectation that Planet X's gravity and magnetism will be so strong as to cause the crust and mantel of the earth to get out of sync and exhibit wrinkles or "crustal/mantel waves." The heavens departing like a scroll is still hard for me to picture and understand, but my best guess is that it indicates the earth spinning quickly from a polar shift.
Global Panic and Run for Cover: The 6th seal ends by describing the result of all these frightening wonders: every single class of person on the planet scrambles for cover underground thinking (erroneously) that God is now judging the earth! There is strong indication from what they do and say that they know the worst is not yet over. For example, if the biggest danger so far has been an earthquake and mountains and islands moving, one would not expect people to be heading underground with the danger of cave-ins from aftershocks. Also notice that they consider the time of God's wrath has come, not came, and ask who will survive, not who has survived. If we read ahead to see what happens next on earth, we see devastating global winds, a severe meteorite shower and an asteroid hitting the ocean among other things. With Science today able to warn us in advance of meteor showers and threatening asteroids, there is every reason to suspect that at the end of the 6th seal, people are aware of the four trumpets coming fast and this is why they are heading underground. Is it not better to risk being buried alive than to face near certain death from a falling rock or other projectile in tornado-like winds? Another big part of the universal expression of dread may be that the likely cause of all these things coming, Planet X, is now visible to all.
A question to consider in all of this is what span of time does the 6th seal cover from the great earthquake until the beginning of the global panic? If indeed the solar eclipse is caused by the moon and not PX, then it would have to be at least two weeks as solar eclipses and lunar eclipses happen at opposite times of the lunar cycle, at the new moon and the full moon respectively. If the solar eclipse is caused by Planet X itself, then things are not constrained in this way.
Another question is where are all these signs happening? Except for all the islands and mountains being moved, all the other signs described are limited in scope to localized areas (earthquakes have epicenters, eclipses do not last long enough to be seen from all parts of earth). My assumption is that all these signs would be visible from Israel as that is the default context of Scripture, or at least the Northern Hemisphere where the majority of earth's population live and could witness the heavenly signs.
Destructive Global Winds Restrained Until 144,000 Sealed
Rev 7:1-8 (NIV) 1 After this I saw four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding back the four winds of the earth to prevent any wind from blowing on the land or on the sea or on any tree. 2 Then I saw another angel coming up from the east, having the seal of the living God. He called out in a loud voice to the four angels who had been given power to harm the land and the sea: 3 "Do not harm the land or the sea or the trees until we put a seal on the foreheads of the servants of our God." 4 Then I heard the number of those who were sealed: 144,000 from all the tribes of Israel. 5 From the tribe of Judah 12,000 were sealed, from the tribe of Reuben 12,000, from the tribe of Gad 12,000, 6 from the tribe of Asher 12,000, from the tribe of Naphtali 12,000, from the tribe of Manasseh 12,000, 7 from the tribe of Simeon 12,000, from the tribe of Levi 12,000, from the tribe of Issachar 12,000, 8 from the tribe of Zebulun 12,000, from the tribe of Joseph 12,000, from the tribe of Benjamin 12,000.
Revelation Chapter 7 describes global winds about to harm the land, the sea and the trees being restrained supernaturally. But how can winds of such strength capable of destruction be produced on all parts of the earth at once? As we already heard from McCanney, when PX passes it can disrupt earth's rotation due to its magnetism and gravity. The earth can be made to pivot on a new axis and rotate suddenly in a new direction. But earth's atmosphere will of course not be moving as fast and in this new direction, causing tremendous devastating winds over all of earth's surface in the process (which apparently do not happen immediately when they should because of the angels).
The rhetorical question posed at the end of Chapter 6, "Who shall be able to stand?" is answered here. These winds are being supernaturally held back only until after YHWH seals his servants with his name in their foreheads. The implication is that this will protect them from the effects of the first four trumpets on the earth, sea and trees. This is confirmed at the 5th trumpet where the 144,000 are untouchable by Satan's army of fallen angels ascending from the bottomless pit. Those left standing after Planet X passes will include 144,000 male descendants of the twelve tribes of Israel (not including an untold number of females, per Scriptural census practice of only counting the males) whom YHWH supernaturally protects. The subject of the 144,000 will be covered in detail later including who they are, where and when they are sealed, and what their mission is.
7th Seal Angel Hurls Judgment to Hit Earth On Shavuot
Rev 8:1-6 1 When he opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven for about half an hour.
2 And I saw the seven angels who stand before God, and to them were given seven trumpets.3 Another angel, who had a golden censer, came and stood at the altar. He was given much incense to offer, with the prayers of all the saints, on the golden altar before the throne. 4 The smoke of the incense, together with the prayers of the saints, went up before God from the angel's hand. 5 Then the angel took the censer, filled it with fire from the altar, and hurled it on the earth; and there came peals of thunder, rumblings, flashes of lightning and an earthquake. 6 Then the seven angels who had the seven trumpets prepared to sound them.
This seal brings a short pause in the action while the prayers of the set-apart-ones are heard. Afterwards, an angel in heaven hurls fire from the altar at earth to directly cause thunder and shaking there. This is interesting considering that the 1st and 2nd trumpets that follow next picture objects hitting the earth. It seems that, were it not for the actions of this angel, Planet X would pass without anything hitting us and with much less trouble. This points to the fact that YHWH wants this to happen, and is even directing it to bring certain effects (which are needed as we shall see to make the Great Tribulation possible).
Although this seal may seem completely allegorical, there is reason to believe it will be literally fulfilled. In 2002, three asteroids passed by earth, each progressively closer to hitting earth than the last. An asteroid on January 7 missed us by a little over 8 hours. The next on March 8 us by 4.5 hours. Then on June 14 an asteroid missed the earth by about one hour! The whole series appeared as warning shots across the bow from God to those paying attention (with "eyes to see and ears to hear"). But even more interesting is that the first two of the asteroids came towards the earth out of constellations that picture altars; Libra and Ara, the altars of sacrifice and wrath respectively. From this we can see that the 7th seal can be literally fulfilled by having the meteorites and the asteroid that comprise the 1st and 2nd trumpets coming at us from one of these two possible altar constellations! (Because of discoveries like this, I have become more and more convinced that everything mentioned in Revelation has a literal fulfillment, rather than figurative only.)
After writing the above paragraph, I later discovered that Zecharian Stichin in Genesis Revisited, Book Seven of The Earth Chronicles series, wrote that PX indeed is coming from Libra:
....By concluding that the inclination of Planet X might be as high as 30 degrees, modern astronomers corroborate Sumerian astronomical data.
So does the most recent determination that the planet is orbiting toward us from the southeast, the direction of the constellation Centaurus. Nowadays we see there the zodiac constellation Libra; but in Babylonian/biblical times that was the place of Sagitarius....
So once again information coming out about PX fits Revelation, as literally read, exactly!
This pause before the angel throws the fire at earth appears to fit the time we just read about when the winds are held back until after the 144,000 are sealed. In fact, there is a real connection. The mention here of "thunder, rumblings, lightning and earthquake" is very reminiscent of the day of the giving of the Torah at Mt. Sinai. It is an well known that the Torah was given on the day of Shavuot. We will see later evidence that the 144,000 are sealed on the day of Shavuot as well, just ahead of the unleashing of the global winds and the four trumpets of Revelation 8.
Let's recap before we go on. The 6th seal describes PXs "effects at a distance" as it approaches. This pause of the 7th seal describes its passage (in front of the earth's path) and withdrawal. Next we will see that the first four trumpets describe what happens when earth then passes through PX's rocky and icey tail and is impacted by many small rocks including one the size of a mountain.
1st Trumpet Severe Meteorite Shower From Entering PX's Tail
Rev 8:7 (HRV) 7 The first angel sounded his trumpet, and there came hail and fire mixed with water, and it was hurled down upon the earth. A third of the earth was burned, a third of the trees were burned, and all the grass of the earth was burned.
Although hail usually means frozen droplets of water that reach earth, this choice of word seems to come from a limitation of the original language Revelation was written in. There is no word for "meteorite" in the Biblical vocabulary (and "brimstone" refers to burning sulfur, a specific means of divine retribution). It appears that when "hail" is associated with "fire", it must be talking about rocky hail, or meteorites, not ice hail. It makes no sense that fires over the earth would follow watery hail, but makes perfect sense after a worldwide flurry of burning meteorites.
Rocks and ice are expected to be associated with PX. It is said that when PX travels through our solar system, it drags these materials behind it from the asteroid belt. PX watchers expect that we will pass through its tail and encounter these.
2nd Trumpet Mountain-Sized Piece of PX's Tail Hits the Ocean
Rev 8:8-9 (NIV) 8 The second angel sounded his trumpet, and something like a huge mountain, all ablaze, was thrown into the sea. A third of the sea turned into blood, 9 a third of the living creatures in the sea died, and a third of the ships were destroyed. A mountain burning with fire hitting the ocean can only mean one thing: an asteroid glowing from friction as it enters earth's atmosphere and then impacts the most probable place for it to hit, the ocean. The result of this impact fits scientific models created at several universities in recent years. According to studies conducted at the University of California, an asteroid of this size would be so hot by the time it hit the ocean that it would make a large part of the ocean water anoxic (oxygen deficient) by simply boiling the oxygen out of a large area of the sea. Sea temperature would rise dramatically and the hot water would kill billions of sea creatures in a very large radius. The warmed, anoxic water resulting from the impact would also provide a perfect environment for the growth of red algae or what is known as red tide. Here blood may be describing the appearance of red algae, which thrives in oxygen deficient water! The destruction of one third of the ships is explained by the giant tidal waves created that would move for hundreds of miles in every direction until they struck the seaports of distant coasts.
3rd Trumpet Waters Polluted From Wormwood's Tail/Gravity
Rev 8:10-11 (NIV) 10 The third angel sounded his trumpet, and a great star, blazing like a torch, fell from the sky on a third of the rivers and on the springs of water-- 11 the name of the star is Wormwood. A third of the waters turned bitter, and many people died from the waters that had become bitter.
Without knowledge of PX, this trumpet is very difficult to understand. We saw in the previous trumpet a very clear description of an asteroid entering earth's atmosphere and falling into the sea. Here we have something that at first sounds like another impact, this time not in the ocean but on the land. Yet this is not described in the clearest manner it could be. The great star is oddly said to fall from the heavens upon "the rivers and springs of water." That cannot be describing a second asteroid hitting the earth because it is an impossibility for a single object to impact a third of all the earth's rivers and underground waters. It must be describing some other kind of interaction between this star and the earth's fresh water supplies.
There is an important clue in the fact that this time it gives the object a name: "Wormwood." Previously we have seen shooting stars described which are not really stars at all, but small rocks that when burning up in earth's atmosphere appear as the size and brightness of stars because of proximity. Then we saw burning object so big that it appeared mountain-sized because it too lit up in our atmosphere before a clear impact. But this Wormwood is different. Although it does not pass through earth's atmosphere and make impact, it is still said to be a "star burning like a torch." This sounds at last like a real star or large comet approaching earth. This is reinforced by it having a meaningful name, which only large bodies like stars, planets and comets have (asteroids usually have numerical names). Planet X fits this description because it is classified as a brown dwarf, or a small star that has not ignited yet.
But how does a passing brown dwarf affect only the rivers and underground waters? There seem to be a few possibilities. One possibility is that passage through its tail would bring toxic chemicals into our water supplies. Another is that the polar shift or crustal waves it causes break up the springs and dirty the rivers.
4th Trumpet Atmosphere Polluted From PX's Tail/Volcanic Activity
Rev 8:12 (KJV) 12 Then the fourth angel sounded: And a third of the sun was struck, a third of the moon, and a third of the stars, so that a third of them were darkened. A third of the day did not shine, and likewise the night.
Some take this trumpet to mean that after everything that has happened, the earth will be spinning one third faster thereby decreasing the shining of the day and night by one third. While it is certainly possible and likely that the rotation of the earth will be screwed up after PX passes (even necessitating a new calendarDan 7:25?), this appears to be referring to something else. If a shorter day period is what was meant here, then there is no need to mention the light sources. It could simply be stated that the day was shorter, not the day and night were darkened. Instead, the description goes to pains to mention that each source of light that reaches earth is darkened by one third. The most obvious explanation for this would be pollution in our atmosphere obscuring light as our clouds do.
This pollution can come from a combination of sources: the ash from the burning of the trees and grass in the 1st trumpet; material from PX's tail and finally soot from volcanos. Volcanism would be extremely heightened both from PX's gravity and from the 2nd trumpet impact on earth.
Other PX Scriptures
There are other passages about PX, but none of them are as comprehensive and detailed as Revelation's. However, we will be examining some of them in the next chapter as they relate to our God-given instructions for surviving Planet X.
Chapter 3 ~ Scriptural Instructions For Surviving
From what we saw in the Book of Revelation about the catastrophes that Planet X will bring, one thing should be clear: you do not want to face it unprepared. Even if we expected just the asteroid impact described, that alone would be enough reason to do something with the warning. In its June 1989 edition, National Geographic featured an impressive article entitled "Extinctions", which detailed the findings of scientists studying the effects of ancient asteroid impacts. The article described the following scenario: "Giant meteorite strikes Earth, setting the planet afire. Volcanoes erupt, tsunamis crash into the continents. The sky grows dark for months, perhaps years. Unable to cope with the catastrophic changes in climate, countless species are wiped off the face of the planet." (page 686) The article poses that great fires resulting from an asteroid would destroy crops, trees and vegetation. Worse than that, wind storms created by the fires would destroy buildings hundreds of miles from the impact. Dust and smoke from the fires spread by the jet stream would block much of the Suns light, thus altering the worlds climate and the chances of human survival.
As bad as this sounds, we can take hope in knowing that both Science and Scripture agree there will be survivors. The question, of course, is how to make sure that you and your family are among them? In life, those who are best prepared for challenges tend to be best able to overcome them. But how does one even begin to prepare for a global catastrophe? If you research about PX, you will discover that people are building underground shelters and dome houses and moving to high ground or various spots on earth considered better for surviving the tidal and crustal waves. Yet, does anyone know for sure in advance which places on earth will turn out to be safe, or whether their underground shelter will not cave in, or their dome not be blown apart? Of course, they do not know, but because they believe this is the best they can do when facing a difficult situation with a lot of unknowns, they make the best preparations they can guided by limited human knowledge and "hope for the best."
But is this really the best we can do? Is there another way other than relying on our own finite understanding and our own limited ability? What if you could find out what to do from someone who knows the future in advance and how to solve any problem? Clearly that would be the ideal source to rely on for getting through what's coming.
YHWH's word is such a source. If you know the Scriptures, then you know that YHWH always takes care of his faithful people in times of trouble. Since YHWH promises that he does not change (Mal 3:6), his merciful protection must extent to the Planet X catastrophe. If you look carefully, you will find that Scripture does indeed record that he has plans to preserve his righteous remnant through Planet X, and beyond. How much better is it to find out from YHWH's word, the only reliable source of Truth, how he will save his people during this time than it is to do our best on our own without him?
Sorry, but this is simpy wrong. My wife is, among other things, an amateur astronomer and aurora watcher. There is no question that the sun is less active now than it was three years ago. Therefore this assertation is woven from whole cloth, I.E. there is nothing to it.
See, what basically drives garbage such as this (and I consider end-times drivel I consider the religious equivalent of porn) are people dreaming of an egotistical fantasy where they survive but, say, their much richer neighbors with a nicer house and better cars are struck down in the end times because they aren't religious enough, and then you can enjoy your schadenfreude.
Also it's a desperate hope that at SOME point people will be rewarded in the real world for being good, or religious...something that clearly doesn't happen currently (serial killers like Richard Speck happily live to ripe old ages in prison while children die of leukemia, Moore, Oklahoma, hardly a den of sin, gets hit by three tornadoes in 10 years while Baghdad, as best I can tell, hasn't had a major NATURAL disaster in quite a long time, etc.)
For the real story on this mendacious hoax, see the Planet X FAQ at Phil Plait's Bad Astronomy.
And do what this guy is doing, just in case the Planet X comes around while you're on the road:
Yep, Solar activity has clearly declined over the last year or two, right on schedule; very easily checkable.
Never ceases to amaze me when people purporting to be Christians flat out LIE......pretty common among Creationidiots ("There are NO transitional fossils") and also among apocalyptic kookjobs...though usually they fabricate a claim about earthquakes and volcanic eruptions increasing (in reality, earthquake activity has remained remarkably steady as long as we've been able to record it accurately, and if anything has been BELOW average for several years now, and the number of LARGE volcanic eruptions has CLEARLY been well below average for a very long time...really since Pinatubo).
I beg to differ. That would be this fellow:
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