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Solar System Symmetry and the design pattern of the Hebrew Temple

The banner above was developed to illustrate a phi/Fibonacci relationship in our solar system between Jupiter and Saturn, relative to the Earth, reflected in the line below these planets divided according to the phi ratio. This depicts a phi relationship relative to the mean heliocentric orbits of these planets. As the planets are dispersed in their orbital paths throughout the solar system, they reflect the phi ratio. But this is only one of these relationships among many in our solar system. If it was only one or a few, disconnected incidents of phi, it could be written off to coincidence, but as we will see this is clearly not the case.

We also find relationships of the Fibonacci Series and the phi ratio in the mean sidereal and mean synodic planetary cycles, not to mention their periods of revolution and mean orbital speeds, to include inverse velocity relationships, all based on the ubiquitous phi ratio. Again these many Phi relationships on their own, might not be enough evidence to convince us of an Almighty Creator,
as the Power behind this Intelligent Design, but once each of these individual planets are seen to fit together themselves in a phi or logarithmic spiral operating as an exponential constant, organizing the entire order of our solar system, God’s Creation Symmetry becomes much more difficult to deny. This is especially true when we find the beauty of the celestial phi symphony of our solar system as
a smaller reflection, not only of the same phi spiral highlighting the rotational Symmetry of our spiral Galaxy the Milky Way, but is also inherent in other spiral galaxies of the Universe. Please check the following link, which goes into greater detail regarding these truths than I have space for here.
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Plate I. The Milky Way Spiral

spiral galaxy

A musical analogy is most appropo to describe the symmetrical beauty of the phi dance of planets, not haphazardly but by design.  The basic essence of musical Symmetry is
Rhythm consisting of a regular periodic repetition of individual parts, fitting into the constitution of the symmetric whole. The proof of design is in the intelligent ordering
of these individual parts, in concert and ruled by the same phi/ Fibonacci principles governing this spiral system on a larger scale. The design of the Creator’s Symmetry is what is known as “scale-invariant.” Scientists compared “Scale invariant symmetry” to
a “stringed musical instrument that resonates with tuning forks tuned to the same base frequency, or ones that are tuned to entire octaves above or below the base frequency, but not to different frequencies.” No matter the size of the system, it is ruled by the same phi ratio at multiple levels, in a symbiotic and interconnected whole, that points to the only Conductor who is capable of directing this beautiful symphonic Creation, The One and Only Almighty God!

There are numerous examples of individual planets exhibiting the principles of the phi ratio, on their own, one can be found with Saturn and its Ring system. [https://www.goldennumber.net/solar-system/] 1

Plate 2. Saturn with Ring System

The diameter of Saturn is very close to a phi relationship with the diameter of its rings, as illustrated by the green lines. The inner ring division is in a relationship that is very close to phi with the diameter of the rings outside the sphere of the planet, as illustrated by the blue lines. The Cassini division in the rings of Saturn falls at the Golden Section of the width of the lighter outside section of the rings. 2

Taking this a step further, the phi ratio, aligned with the Creator’s Symmetry as He applied His principles of Intelligent Design in Creation, can be organized along the following lines. Music is the harmonious ordering of the temporal world, Geometry is the harmonious ordering of the spatial world, and Astronomy harmoniously orders Space-Time. The chaos that the enemy injected into God’s creation in the 1st Heaven and Earth, God restored first with the light of His own presence, then with His creation of the Sun, Moon and Stars of the firmament, whose purpose is to give light upon the earth. The order of the temporal cycles of the Sun, Moon and Stars provide the standard by which all mankind set his Sundials, Stone circles, atomic clocks, watches, and calendars, while keeping the farmers planting their crops in the proper seasons, [Gen. 8:22]. This represents the unity of space-time that God re-instituted into His Creation, repairing the damage done by the enemy. God had a unified concept of space and time long before Albert Einstein woke up to this truth in the early 20th century. To grasp this in light of the Lord Jesus Christ, and its spiritual elements, let’s look at [Heb. 1:2-3].

Heb 1:2 Hath in1909 these5130 last2078 days2250 spoken2980 unto us2254 by1722 his Son,5207 whom3739 he hath appointed5087 heir2818 of all things,3956 by1223 whom3739 also2532
he
made4160 the3588 worlds;165

made the worlds” [G165 aion] or ages of time, thus the seven spiritual administrations in God’s Timeline of History. This verse sits in the “Opening Fanfare” of Hebrews, and echoes throughout the entire book [11:3], even as God’s Spoken Words [rhema] do at the start of each of the seven Spiritual Administrations in His Timeline. Jesus as man’s Coming Redeemer, was and is God’s Eternal Purpose and Plan for the Ages, Jesus is the Agent of God’s master-plan of all spiritual history. Everything in time depended upon what JC would do to fulfill the Word of God. Thus, Jesus was and is the consummation of All Time, and is the reason he could saybefore Abraham was, I Am,” because in the Creator’s Eternal Purpose and Foreknowledge to redeem the Ages, Christ is the central character/Hero, reordering the temporal ages that the enemy had thrown into chaos.3 strong’s notes on G5481

Heb. 1:2by whom [di’ hou; Christ] He [God] made the ages”- the words di or dia’ hou are used to express agency. Dia here takes the genitive case, meaning that there were many agents rather than a sole agent by whom God re-made the ages. Jesus was the primary person by whom God was able to repair the ages that were thrown into ruin as a result of the dragon’s revolt, but it took the collective efforts of all hero’s of faith [Heb. 11] to bring it to pass. In this way, Jesus is seen as the incarnate Word of God that “frames” [G2675katartizocompletes, restores, perfects] the “ages” [G165-aion] in verse 3, thus God’s temporal order was dependent upon the believing actions of Christ as the basis of God’s plan to restore the ages.

Heb 1:3 Who3739 being5607 the brightness541 of his glory,1391 and2532 the express image5481
of his 848 person,5287 and5037 upholding5342 all things3956 by the3588 word4487 of his846 power,1411 when he had by1223 himself1438 purged4160, 2512 our2257 sins,266 sat down2523 on1722 the right hand1188 of the3588 Majesty3172 on1722 high;5308

brightness of his glory”-The light of the world or the fulness of God’s manifested power, and the reflection of this power. [only usage; G541]. 4

express image”-[G5481 character] the Marker, stamp or beacon of God’s Plan of the Ages, that is manifested in the senses realm. [only usage; G5481].109 G5481 character comes from Charasso-to notch or engrave, the root word is charagma; meaning the thing impressed. Thus Jesus is the impression of God’s signet ring, putting the Royal Seal of approval on God’s created glory. 5

person”-[G5287 hupostasis] That which stands under-a foundational premise. This has nothing
to do with the “2nd person of the Trinity.” Jesus Christ embodies the marker or indicator of God’s redemption plan for mankind. Used in [Heb. 11:1] Faith is the substructure, or substance-a foundational Biblical premise, including temporal sensitivity [see Heb. 11:3 below]. Hupostasis is the “title deed” of believing in Heb. 11:1, the indicator that whatever we believe for is ours before we have it. 6

Heb 11:3 Through faith4102 we understand3539 that the3588 worlds165 were framed2675 by the word4487 of God,2316 so that things which are seen991 were not3361 made1096 of1537 things which do appear.5316

worlds” [G165 aion] ages of time were repaired, or set back in order by the individual spoken Words [G4487 rhema] of God. Thus we can trace the Audible Spoken Words of God at the inception
of each Spiritual Administration. Each temporal administration represents a step closer in the progression towards the total reparation of Time that was thrown into chaos by the revolt of Lucifer in the 1st Heaven & Earth. As Rom. 8:19-22 tells us in the Amplified Bible; 7

19 For [even the whole] creation [all nature] waits eagerly for the children of God to be revealed. 20 For the creation was subjected to frustration and futility, not willingly [because of some intentional fault on its part], but by the will of Him who subjected it, in hope 21 that the creation itself will also be freed from its bondage to decay [and gain entrance] into the glorious freedom of the children of God. 22 For we know that the whole creation has been moaning together as in the pains of childbirth until now.

The Creator’s temporal order is included in the “whole creation” of Romans 8 above, that is subject to the bondage of decay through the entropy law, which will be vanquished when the children
of God are revealed at the gathering together.

A Biblical Administration is generally defined as “a period of time in God’s historical and spiritual timetable during which God deals with man in a particular way. It is governed by principles or spiritual truths that may be unique unto itself. In rightly dividing the Word of Truth, we must understand that these Biblical Administrations must remain within the bounds or confines in which God has placed them within His Word. The rules of life change in these various time periods, so we must see each administration within its distinct context. When we research ‘to whom’ a particular Scripture is addressed, we must also see which Biblical administration governs the rules.” 8

Since Christ is the end of the Law, we are no longer subject to the dictates of Old Testament Law, but we live by the higher Law of the Love of God, upon which “hang all the law and commandments.” Yet the accuracy of these ordinances of heaven continue to set the standard for truth in the important areas, not only of physical but spiritual calendars and timekeeping that we continue to apply in modern times according to the perpetual Covenant of Day and Night [Jer. 33:20 -22]. This is a trait of a “mandate from heaven,” that its truth can remain applicable beyond the scope of its original Biblical Administration. [Gen. 8:22]

As Jon Nessle has taught us, with a panoramic view of all 7 Biblical Administrations or “ages” we can note the step by step progress being made spiritually as we search out the words spoken by God and His prophets at the opening of each Age.

Ultimately the union of Space-time is rooted in the unity of Sound and Light, first found in the Genesis 1, Phrase: AND GOD SAID… When God Thundered forth His Spoken Word, it was the essence of Divine Truth at the foundation of All Creation, which is found by scientists today, as a series of interconnected energy fields that vibrate coherently and on multiple levels, in the symphony of a universal harmony of matter and energy. If there is a unified field theory to be found, this will be its true Source! It is a vibrantly living ALL Truth that resonates through all levels of Creation, not some stale “information theory.” Information is neutral and devoid of the power the Creator has infused in the Word of His Truth. Science is at a loss to fully account for the coherence of repeated cosmic ratios, along with finely tuned universal Anthropic constants like the Fibonacci/ Phi/Lucas number patterns, or the constant of the Mass of the proton, which God has tuned to His energy fields in Creation to produce harmonic ratios that gave rise to the highly improbable conditions that generated life. Empirical Science will remain at a loss as long as they approach the problem from an evolutionary/materialistic context, or from a position that does not honor or acknowledge the Creator for the Work that only His Hands can accomplish. [Rom. 1:19-23].

As we inspect the order of our Solar System, some obvious questions arise. Why are the periods of Jupiter and Saturn in a 2:5 orbital ratio? Why are the periods of Uranus, Neptune and Pluto in a 1:2:3 orbital ratio, and Earth and Venus in an 8:5 orbital ratio and a 13:8 period ratio?

Venus orbits the Sun in 224.695 days while Earth orbits the Sun in 365.242 days, in a ratio of 8/13 (both Fibonacci numbers) or 0.615 (roughly phi.) Thus 5 conjunctions of Earth and Venus occur every 8 orbits of the Earth around the Sun, and every 13 orbits of Venus.

Why are Mars and Jupiter locked into a 1:12 resonance, Saturn and Uranus in a 3:1 resonance, and a 2:3 resonance between Mercury’s rotational and orbital periods? In other words, why does Mercury have an 88-day year and a 59-day rotation period making its day in a 2:3 ratio with its year? When the time period of each planet’s revolution around the sun is compared in round numbers to the one adjacent to it, their fractions are Fibonacci numbers!

Plate 3. Fibonacci and Lucas Ratios and the Outer Planets

Table 4. The Jupiter-Saturn, Jupiter-Uranus Resonances and the Fibonacci/Lucas Series

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Beginning with Neptune and moving inward toward the sun, the ratios are 1/2 (Uranus: 30,688 earth days to Neptune: 60,193 earth days), 1/3 (Saturn: 10,670 to Uranus: 30,688), 2/5 (Jupiter:4,332 to Saturn:10,670), 3/8 (Ceres: 1,681 to Jupiter: 4,332), 5/13 (Mars: 687 to Ceres: 1,681), 8/21 (Venus: 225 to Mars: 687) and 13/34 (Mercury:88 to Venus: 225). These are all Fibonacci numbers in proper sequence, skipping Earth, as if the Designer of this system had foreknowledge that Earth was the vantage point from which this pattern would be observed. The influence of the Fibonacci series in the order of our Solar System, reflects how the orbital distances of the planets approximate the phi ratio.

Relative planetary distances average to Phi

The average of the mean orbital distances of each successive planet in relation to the one before it approximates phi: 10

Planet Mean
distance
in million
kilometers
per NASA
Relative
mean
distance
where
Mercury=1
Mercury 57.91 1.00000
Venus 108.21 1.86859
Earth 149.60 1.38250
Mars 227.92 1.52353
Ceres 413.79 1.81552
Jupiter 778.57 1.88154
Saturn 1,433.53 1.84123
Uranus 2,872.46 2.00377
Neptune 4,495.06 1.56488
Pluto 5,869.66 1.30580
Total 16.18736
Average 1.61874
Phi 1.61803
Degree of variance (0.00043)

At times we forget about the asteroids when thinking of the planets in our solar systemCeres, the largest asteroid, is nearly spherical, comprises over one-third the total mass of all the asteroids and is thus the best of these minor planets to represent the asteroid belt.  (Insight on mean orbital distances contributed by Robert Bartlett.)

1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21,34,55,89,144,… But this doesn’t mean Earth is haphazard. It also has an intermediate set of Fibonacci ratios of 8/13 (Earth: 365 to Mars: 687) and 13/21 (Venus: 225 to Earth: 365). There is no way arbitrary haphazard chance that can account for the precision behind this kind of mathematical and geometric order and design. This kind of design demands an Intelligent DESIGNER!

Rom. 1:18-20
18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who [d]suppress the truth in unrighteousness, 19 because what may be known of God is [e]manifest [f]in them, for God has shown it to them20 For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and [g]Godhead, so that they are without excuse.

Plate 4. Solar System Periods


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Due to the 13:8 ratio of Venus: Earth orbital relationship, every 8 years Venus will be almost in the same place in the sky.  It will have had 5 synodic (conjunction) periods of 583.92 days superior or inferior.  If each cycle of 5 conjunctions takes 8 years to complete, then the following complete cycle must be divisible by 5 and the year count divisible by 8. However, because of the 2.34 day difference every 8 years, the conjunctions “precess” in the reverse direction. As this data shows, the planets depict phi relationships not only in Orbital and Synodic periods, but this also implies a relationship between the Phi ratio, and the Inverse Square Law which governs both gravity and electro-magnetism. This again illustrates the unity of sound and light, because as explained by certain scientists today Gravity is a form of Sound, or Vibrational Frequency Waves, not just audible sound, which like visible light is a narrow range. We are referring to the spectrum of Sonic waves, including ELF’s (Extra Low Frequency Waves) – ULF’s (Ultra Low Frequency Waves) etc.

The Ancients it seems were aware of some of these truths, as seen in the Vesica Piscis representation wherein two over-lapping of circles shown in the ancient Vesica, the circle on the right represents the act of Creation as the Almighty spoke the Universe into being. The results of this ultimate sound wave, are witnessed in the second circle representing all that was created. As the First Cause uttered the first sound, it continues to reverberate through all creation, bouncing back, off of the created objects returning back on itself, exhibiting the order of sound resonance in symphony, with the Creator’s will, Who upholds all creation by His Word. God is represented symbolically as a Circle of Light as seen in His Covenant with Noah [Gen. 9:12-17], the number seven being the perfect standard of God’s Creation. The Circle perfectly depicts Unity, without beginning or end. In the Vesica Piscis image, the circumference of the Second Circle passes through the center of the first, as a projection and outward image of itself, or Elohim manifesting as El.

Plate 5. Vesica Piscis
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The entrance of God’s Word always brings light, [Ps. 119:130], so as God spoke to give Light; the Sound of God’s Voice preceded Light. The Oscillatory Frequency principle rings true, since Sound is an Energy active on a lower Scale building towards light. This is an accurate
way to grasp the Biblical principles of God’s Creation from a scientific viewpoint since based on this Oscillatory Frequency, Sound is Energy acting on a lower Scale, building towards light. As visible Light appears on the 49th Octave, it explains its Divine origin and relation. Since the Number 49 is the product of 7 X 7, it stands for each Circle of the spiral being traversed 7 times as this beautiful Light Energy was preceded by Sound with its Seven Musical Notes, before physical Light was created, with its Seven Spectral Colors.

This Oscillatory Frequency principle can also be expressed as atoms in the energy of a sound wave or vibration. This has led to the first theoretical framing of gravity in a quantum context that I am aware of, as seen in what follows. “At the atomic level, this mechanical energy vibration is known to be quantized in discrete amounts called phonons, just as an atom absorbs or emits the energy contained in the vibrations of the electromagnetic waves we call light, in discrete amounts called photons. And these phonons or “particles of sounds” just as the photons or “particles of light”, imply that the waves they belong to, propagate in discrete amounts called quanta. If a photon is a quantum of light, a phonon would be a quantum of sound. Both quanta were first believed to be massless, but up to very recently — and almost by accident — it was found that phonons do in fact carry a very small amount of mass. They are massive.”

This is no surprise, since Einstein’s famous equation E=mc2 tells us that there is an exact equivalence between energy and mass. To understand the meaning of the equation, we use the following image. Very roughly speaking, mass is confined vibration; it translates into a gravitational effect. Meanwhile, light is a propagating vibration, such that the boundary condition between propagating and confined vibration is precisely the proportional constant known as the speed of light; c, which sets the limit to the speed a mass can travel, i.e., a limit for the vibrations to remain confined, and hence exercise gravity. For this reason, electromagnetic (light) vibrations are energy carriers that remain massless in motion because they propagate at the speed of light. Since sound concerns propagating vibrations through phonons traveling slower than the speed of light, some mass is implied, even if traveling in air.”

We show that, in fact, sound waves do carry mass—in particular, gravitational mass. This implies that a sound wave not only is affected by gravity but also generates a tiny gravitational field, an aspect not appreciated thus far. Our findings are valid for nonrelativistic media as well, and could have intriguing experimental potential.”12

This new light from scientific research depicts the unity of Space-time based upon a unity of sound and light, from a quantum view, again upholding the accuracy of God’s Word, even as elements of modern science are bearing this out. The ramifications for Cause and Effect remain to be seen for this new Quantum theory of sound, but it bears watching.

The image of the Vesica Piscis, above is an expression of God speaking Creation into being, but is not limited to philosophical discourses, since it can be witnessed as we behold this pattern of Creation in the order of the Heavens.

The graphic below shows another view of the precession of the poles from the perspective of the interlocking circles of the ecliptic and Equator, at the North pole, with the fish-shaped lozenge of the vesica between them. This “vessel of the fish” is formed from the lozenge of these two over-lapping circles, of the Venn Diagram or Vesica Piscis, the center of each located on the perimeter
of the other.  Archimedes called the formula linked with this, the “Measure of the fish.” This can also be representative of Christ, who is the One mediator between God and man, the Man Christ Jesus, [1 Tim. 2:5]. Its import to math and geometry was found in the ratio of its height to its length [153:265], and the fact that it represented the nearest whole number approximation of the square root of 3, along with the controlling ratio of equilateral triangles.11 This provides a sonic signature from which we can explore the genuine patterns of God’s voice-print of creation, and His application of mathematics and geometry in His structure and ordering of Creation.

Plate 6. The Astronomical Vesica in the Northern Skies.

celestial design of the heavens

In the act of Creation the Infinite, Omnipotent, Omniscient, and Omnipresent Heavenly Father revealed some of his attributes in His Spoken, Written and Incarnate Word. We find this illustrated in the Vesica Piscis above. As the first Circle spoke the second circle into manifestation, it revealed this double circle Vesica form. These are the extreme Northern Skies, around which all creation turns, representing God’s dwelling in the Mount of the Congregation in the Sides of the North, where Lucifer desired to exalt his throne above the stars of the True God, [Isa. 14:13, Job 26:7-10]. Here resides the secret knowledge of God, that He has not yet revealed. These are some of the Mysteries that He will take eternity to reveal unto His Church in the spiritual body of Christ, [Deut. 29:29]. We can also see God’s secret and infinite Attributes under Elohim/Eloah, vs. those He shared with Christ in the Vesica and the Northern skies, vs. those He shares in Christ with the Church in the outer third of the Vesica, depicting a dynamic pattern of revelation, not only concerning God’s attributes, but also concerning precessional time of the Northern pole stars, relative to the earth’s astronomical history. As we consider the Vesica and its sacred geometry, the following root rectangles can be found within the Vesica Piscis: √2, √3 and √5.

Plate. 6 Root rectangles in the “Vessel of the fish.” 13

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 The first number that we see is √2, a sacred number found in Solomon’s Temple in Jerusalem. The square symbolizes unity in our physical universe, √2 symbolizes duality. What really captivates our attention here is that the very pattern of the structure of the firmament conforms not only to the overlapping circles of the Vesica Piscis, illustrating the impact of the Creator thundering His Voice, leaving a permanent imprint on the order of the Heavens themselves. But to leave no doubt, we find this identical double square rectangle preserved in Scripture serving as blueprints for the Temple at Jerusalem.
Solomon's Temple

Plate 7. Square Root of Two — 1.414 : 1 — the Square. 14

square.gif
The Square Side (AB)
= 1 Diagonal (AC)
= Sq Root of Two, 1.414
In sacred geometry, the square represents the physical world. If its side is one, its perimeter is exactly four, and its area is one square – exactly.

The diagonal of a square whose side is 1 is √2, or 1.4142135624∞. This is what is called an “irrational number.” While there are several ways to describe an irrational number, one definition is, “a decimal number that never ends, never repeats.” Never ends? That takes it to infinity (∞) – into the spiritual. So while the square represents the physical, it has within it, a connection to the spiritual. All sacred geometrical figures have this connection.

The square was found in the Holy of Holies (G,H,F,E) and the Holy Place was a double square [C,D,E,F] in the Temple showing the blueprints of a 1 x 2 rectangle of the Temple housing the Ark of the Covenant. (These dimensions are from the 1st part of Ezek. 41.) solstemp.gif

Plate 8. Jerusalem Temple Cross-section.

Solomon's Temple

 This view powerfully depicts how the Temple and Tabernacle symbolized God’s celestial design of the heavens, seen in their two altars, mirroring the two poles of the ecliptic and the Celestial Equator. This also agrees with many of the principles seen in the pattern of God’s Intelligent Design inherent in His Creation. Since the “pattern of the Tabernacle” contains the phi ratio also known as the “divine proportion” or the golden section we can see definitive Biblical evidence that this universally recognized standard of measure is truly divine in origin, since the dimensions of these sacred architectural structures were given by revelation from God to Moses and King David.

We should keep in mind that this double-square, (1x 2 rectangle) configuration of the Temple court containing the phi ratio, is also found in the dimensions of the Ark of the Covenant [Ex. 25:10], along with in the King’s Chamber of the Great Pyramid. The dynamic celestial equator, the second circle secular in nature, relates to both the civil calendar year and the earthly Equator mirrored above into the heavens. The movement of the equatorial pole around the static pole of the ecliptic is what is known as the precession of the poles. The intersection points of the ecliptic and Celestial
Equator are called the equinoctial points, known as the Spring and Fall equinoxes, where
 the length of daylight is equal to the dark of night. The altar in the Holy of Holies, keeping the
Ark of the Covenant is represented in the sacred pole of the ecliptic, around which the equatorial pole moves, both wheels, inter-locked in the form of a Venn Diagram, depicting God’s personal presence among His people.

In the Old Testament, God’s presence was only accessible annually as the people obeyed the guidelines of the Law carried out by the High Priest, to cover for their sins. The pattern of eastern access, holds true not only for Solomon’s Temple of the Old Testament, but also remained intact for the latter Temple referred to in Ezekiel 43.

 By liberating the divine blueprint of the Temple and Tabernacle from a profane orientation that has served to distort its original pattern, perhaps new light can be shed upon the true Godly design and purpose hidden in these divine architectural blueprints. By allowing God’s Word to speak for itself in this important area, we introduce a fresh perspective to the field of Biblical Archaeo-Astronomy, emphasizing the liberating power of adopting a genuine Biblical perspective in this meaningful area of research. This allows us to catch new glimpses of glories long hidden from astrologers and empiricists, whose practices for far too long have clouded the inherent grandeur of the Creator’s sacred architecture.

The Almighty Creator in His infinite wisdom and power built Fibonacci’s golden ratio not only in the foundation of the order of our Solar System, but in all four kingdoms of life on earth, not to mention in the design of the Hebrew Temple and Tabernacle. As our solar system reflects the larger order of the spiral galaxies, so they also reflect the sonic and visible spectrums of the Light of God, emerging from the sound of His spoken Voice. This proof and evidence of Intelligent Design cannot be explained by natural law or natural selection, because it does not serve any evolutionary survival value and no cause other than support for a Creator Who is the First Cause, and Deliberate DESIGNER expressing the beauty and purposes of the Works of His Hands. In order for the Musical order of the solar system to take place, all of the planets had to conform to a certain Mass in order to move in a Certain Period and Distance. If any planet had been smaller or larger than they are, the pattern could not exist. Thus here is evidence that the size of the planets was predetermined by the Creator to have the planets move in a particular Aesthetic Harmony.

Scientist Ray Tomas has developed a theory called the ‘Harmonics of the Universe’. For many years Ray Tomas had been working in business for clients, developing economic models to forecast market developments and commodities pricing. Eventually he discovered cyclic behavior in stock market prices that were harmonics of the planetary periods. He also found musical ratios in the harmonics involving fractions of 3/2, 4/3 and 2 and proportions of 4:5:6:8 that formed major cords in the musical scale. His theory now suggests that many cyclic events occurring in nature such as biological, physical, and economic cycles have harmonic frequencies that are interrelated much like the notes in music. Tomas found that many economic cycles are pure harmonics of the Sun’s rotation, like the Sunspot cycle of 11.07 years. The Sunspot cycle is the cycle in the Sun’s activity that decreases and increases in cycles culminating to a Solar Max every 11.07 years. Tomas believes that the cycles that we find in our Solar System are harmonics of even larger cycles occurring in our galaxy-the Milky Way. All galactic cycles eventually are believed to be harmonics of a single universal cosmic cycle. Even as we find with the witness of Scripture with the unity of Sound and light, and the Vedic (the language of the Vedas, an early Sanskrit form) has always explained that the universe is the result of one primordial resonating vibration, known in eastern religions as the Ohm sound of creation. In a sense it could be said that our uni-verse follows a symphony of one huge song, spoken into being by the Almighty God. 15

Another example of a related area of research in harmonic laws related to the solar system concerns Bode’s Law. When compared to the superior accuracy of the Fibonacci series, Bodes Law shows an average deviation of 15%, while the 8 planets and 2 dwarf planets of our solar system show only an average deviation of 2.75%, from the Fibonacci Series. Bode’s Law relates to the distances of the planetary orbits starting with Mercury and moving away from the Sun. As we consider each planetary orbit, related to the orbit of each planetary neighbor in the solar system, we
can observe a recurring pattern of conjunctions. This provides an innovative way to view planetary conjunctions as musical chords. These planetary observations have noted that regular recurring conjunctions between the planets, take place in cyclical periods producing chords with high accuracy in the diatonic notes of an octave.

Chart from the [Secret Power of Music. p. 239]. 16

Planetary Conjunctions as Chords

                       DO   RE   MI   FA   SOL   LA   SI   DO

Saturn                            29
Jupiter          22                              33                       44
Asteroids              21                      28               35
Mars                                14                                 21
Venus             15                     20               25            30
Mercury        75                    100             125         150

Years               24   27    30    32    36      40    45  48

“The numbers above the “Years line” indicate the conjunctions of each planet with the Sun and the Earth. The numbers in the Planet rows depict the number of conjunctions the planet makes with the Sun and earth in the related time periods. As Jupiter completes 11 conjunctions nearly every 12 years, so it appears on the 24th, 36th & 48th year. However, every 24 years Jupiter not only conjuncts with the Earth, but also Mercury and Venus, producing a four-planet alignment. Every 36th year Jupiter conjuncts not only the Earth again, but also the Asteroid Belt. Then again in the 48th year, Jupiter repeats its union with Mercury and Venus, completing this Octave of planetary unions,  suggesting a series of Cosmic Chords.17
The regular planetary conjunctions depicted in this chart, take place in specific time intervals and their ratios of orbital resonance reflect with high accuracy the diatonic notes of an octave. 

Because the Phi ratio is pervasive through the kingdoms of life, from the telescopic to the microscopic, it represents more than just a geometric pattern ruling life. It also lays down a pattern that life follows to reach a closer fellowship with the Creator. As with the Nautilus shell based on the numbers of an algorithmic spiral provide the ideal environs for the Nautilus at each stage of its physical growth-life, so we see this principle illustrated in the structure of the Hebrew Temple and Tabernacle. In a previous teaching called the Father of Lights, we illustrated in Gen. 1, that whenever God spoke, something wonderful resulted. The Sound of His voice is antecedent to light which we can see in the following reference:

“And God said, Let there be Light and there was Light. And God saw the Light, that it was good: and God divided the Light from the darkness.” The entrance of God’s Word always brings light, [Ps. 119:130], so as God spoke to give Light; the Sound of His voice precedes Light.

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The graphic above depicts a universal musical scale based on the sonic frequencies of color and light.
The most elemental state of vibration is that of sound. Everything has an optimum range of vibration (frequency), and that rate is called resonance.

It seems that the Fibonacci series and the Phi ratio or golden section holds a unique piece of property at the perceived cross-current between science and religion, although there is more code of the Fibonacci series on the sub-atomic level in DNA than anything man has ever developed. This information did not appear by chance or out of nowhere, it was already put there by the same Designer that put His own “seal of approval” on some of the other aspects of His kingdoms of Creation, marked by the same math and geometry.

These divine ratios and proportions, being the Golden Section, Pi, Phi and others, identifies these as a conscious exercise in the laws of harmony and proportion as found in nature and in the human body, culminating in the awakening of divine consciousness in Solomon’s Temple, but even more in the Church and Spiritual body of Christ. [I Cor. 6:19, Jn. 2:21]

Ultimately, it is only the fool in his heart that says there is no God! [Ps. 14:1]

 

 Footnotes
1. https://www.goldennumber.net/solar-system/
2. PhiMatrix software
3. Strong’s Concordance notes on G5481, James Strong
4. IBID, G541
5. IBID, G5481 character
6. IBID,  G5287 hupostasis
7. Amplified Bible for Rom. 8:19-22
8. Living in God’s Power-Class Syllabus, Part 2, p.59
9. Plate 3. Fibonacci and Lucas  www.spirasolaris.ca
10. [https://www.goldennumber.net/solar-system/] 
11. Sitshow.blogspot.com/
12. [affhttps://resonance.is/sound-has-mass-and-thus-gravity/]
13. Plate. 6 Root rectangles in the “Vessel of the fish.”Plate 7. Square Root of Two
14. Plate 7. Square Root of Two. [https://www.geomancy.org/index.php/sacred-geometry/square-root-2]
15. 
[https://www.warehouseonthecanal.com/god-does-exist-and-here-is-why.html]
16. Chart from the Secret Power of Music. p. 239
17. IBID.

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This month’s post is the result of a realization and desire to improve accessibility to the blog studies on this site, as the Archive is insufficient on its own. With separate hyperlinked access
to each blog, it is much easier to navigate the individual studies here, and cross-reference related topics for further study. With our 5th Anniversary quickly approaching on the 4th of July, it
is high time for these improvements, which will be further augmented with a Table of Topical Studies where related blogs can be grouped as a study aid. I’m so thankful for all the readers that are blessed by these studies, especially the contributors who have and will share God’s Wisdom inherent in His Word, related to these topics of Science and Biblical Astronomy.

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Blog Contents 2014-2019

2014    red moon

July 3rd Four Kingdoms of Life

July 4th Celestial Prelude of Signs leading to the Birth of Christ

July 12th Blood Moons and Israel

August 9th Biblical Blood Moons Calendar

Sept. 10th The Menorah – Prophetic Tabernacle Plan – Celestial Symbolism

October 8th Blood Moon Lunar Eclipses Surrounding the Birth of Christ

October 20th Blood Moon Lunar and Solar Eclipses-Oct. 2014

November 21st Blood Moon Lunar and Solar Eclipses and the Lords Feasts [Pt. 1]

November 28th Blood Moon Lunar and Solar Eclipses and the Lords Feasts [Pt. 2]

December 14th Birth date of Jesus Christ [Pt. 1]

December 25th Birth date of Jesus Christ [Pt. 2]

2015    The Molten Sea

Jan. 30th Biblical Astronomy of the Venus-Mars Conjunctions 2015

Feb. 8th Eastern Light through the Tabernacle [Pt. 1]

Feb. 24th  Eastern Light through the Tabernacle [Pt. 2]

Mar. 10th Birth and Return of Jesus Christ and the Celestial Sphinx

Mar. 14th Pi Day

Mar. 20th Total Solar Eclipse at the North Pole

Mar. 30th History of the Blood Moon Tetrads and Jerusalem

April 6th Passover Blood Moon-April 4th and Nova Sagittari 2015

April 18th Biblical Evidence of the Blood Moon Tetrads on Hebrew Feasts

May 16th Blood Moon Tetrad and the Celestial Prelude

June 6th Blood Moon Tetrad and the Rev. 12 Heavenly Signs [Pt. 1]

June 15th  Blood Moon Tetrad and the Rev. 12 Heavenly Signs [Pt. 2]

June 24th 2015 Triple conjunction of Jupiter-Venus and Christ’s Birth and Return

July 26th Jupiter-Venus triple conjunction and Regulus with the Birth and Return of Christ

Aug. 1st  The Great Pyramid and the Boundary Stone of the Promised Land [Pt. 1]

Aug. 17th The Great Pyramid and the Boundary Stone of the Promised Land [Pt. 2.]

Aug. 31st Partial Solar Eclipse on Rosh Hashanah 9-13-15

Sept. 24th Biblical Astronomy of the Super Blood Moon 9-28-15

October 7th Jupiter-Venus Triple Conjunction and the Birth of Christ.

October 13th Biblical Astronomy of End Times Prophecy of Dendera Zodiac Axes

November 2nd Summary of 2015 Heavenly Signs Bracketed by Venus-Mars Conjunctions

November 20th New Evidence of the Coma Supernova and the Birth of Christ.

December 14th Celestial Prelude and the Biblical Astronomy of the Birth of Christ

2016     Picture

Jan. 2nd Biblical Astronomy of the Venus-Saturn Conjunctions of 2016

Jan. 24th Biblical Astronomy of the January-February 2016 Planetary Alignment

March 6th Blood Moon Bombshell of 2016?

March 14th Pi-Day 2016

March 22nd Purim Blood Moon on March 23rd 2016.

March 29th Biblical Astronomy of 2016 Solar and Lunar Signs

April 30th Biblical Astronomy of the Mercury Transit May 9th 2016

May 31st Biblical Astronomy of the Blood Moon Tetrads and Judah Ben Samuel’s Jubilee Prophecies [Pt. 1]

June 30th Biblical Astronomy of the Mercury-Venus Conjunctions of 2016-2017

July 16th End Times Prophecies of the Great Pyramid and the Pi and Phi Ratios [Pt. 1]

Aug. 1st End Times Prophecies of the Great Pyramid and the Pi and Phi Ratios [Pt. 2]

Aug. 29th Biblical Astronomy of the Invisible Lunar Eclipse and the Jupiter-Venus Conjunction in Virgo-August 2016

Sept. Biblical Astronomy of the Tishri 1 Annular Solar Eclipse 9-1-2016

Oct 3rd Biblical Astronomy of the Passover Darkness and the Crucifixion of Christ

November 1st Biblical Astronomy of the Comets in Perseus-Destroying the Adversary

November 12th Biblical Astronomy of the Super-Moon on Nov. 14th

Dec. 13th Biblical Astronomy of the 2016-2017 Comets and the Blood Moon Tetrads

Dec. 25th Heart of the Magi

2017       Related image

Jan. 19th Heart of the Magi [Pt. 2]

Feb. 11th Lunar Eclipses and the Crucifixion of Christ

March 14th The Biblical Astronomy of Pi Day 3-14-17

March 15th The 70 Weeks of Daniel 9 and the Acceptable Year of the Lord

April 13th The Celestial Prelude and the Birth and Return of Christ

May 20th Biblical Astronomy of the Phi Ratio in the Temple/Tabernacle of Israel  [Pt. 1]

June 24th The Biblical Astronomy of the August 21st Total Solar Eclipse-America Repent!

Aug. 1st Moses’ Tabernacle colors and the Phi and Lucas Ratios

Sept. 1st The Heavenly Sign of Rev. 12 and Teshuvah the Season of Prayer

Sept. 29th The Celestial Sphinx and the Jupiter-Spica Triple Conjunction of 2017.

Oct. 4th The Modern Blood Moon Tetrads and the Mars-Spica Triple Conjunctions

Oct. 20th The Biblical Astronomy of the Birth and Return of Jesus Christ and the Dual Fulfillment of Revelation 12, [Part 1]

Nov. 6th The Biblical Astronomy of the Birth and Return of Jesus Christ and the Dual Fulfillment of Revelation 12, [Part 2]

Nov. 15th The Biblical Astronomy of the Christmas Day Signs in 2 BC and 2017

Nov. 21st Celestial Symbolism of the Cherubim in Ezekiel’s Vision

Dec. 2nd, 2017 Abraham and the Prophecy of the Magi

Dec. 17th 2017 The Feast of Hannukah and the Magi

2018        Image result for Blood Moon over the Wailing Wall image

Jan. 15th Super-Moon Triad, Blood Moon Tetrad and the Jerusalem Temple

Feb. 8th Convergence of the Super-Moon Triads with the 2014-15 Blood Moon Tetrad

Mar. 9th Virgo’s Triple Crown, The Great Pyramid and the Celestial Sphinx

Mar. 12th The Biblical Astronomy of Pi Day 3-14-18

April 4th The Birth of Christ on Tishri 1 with the New Moon

May 20th Jupiter-Saturn Conjunctions and the Celestial Prelude

June 10th Biblical Cosmology of the Precession of the Equinoxes

June 21st The Blood Moon Tetrad of 168-166 BC and the Abomination of Desolation

July 3rd The Blood Moon Tetrad of 168-166 BC and the Abomination of Desolation [Part 2]

July 20th The Anti-Christ Equation [Part 1.]

August 8th The Anti-Christ Equation [Part 2] Full post.

August 28th The Times of the Gentiles and Temple at Jerusalem.

Sept. 10th Comet Giacobini-Zinner and the Birth and Return of Jesus Christ.

Oct. 1st Lunar Occultations and the Birth’s of Moses and Christ.

Oct. 13th The Pegasus Square and God’s Blueprints for Creation.

November 1st  The Celestial Prelude and the Blood Moons of 5 BC, [Part 1].

Dec. 2018  The Celestial Prelude and the Blood Moons of 5 BC, [Part 2].

2019       Related image

Jan. 3rd New Year Lunar Eclipses of January 2019 and the Jupiter-Venus Conjunctions

Feb. 10th Ancient Monuments of Biblical Archaeo-Astronomy, [Part 1].

March 10th Ancient Monuments of Biblical Archaeo-Astronomy, [Part 2].

April 13th Attributes of God in Christ

May 30th The Father of Lights

June 15th The Biblical Astronomy Blog Key

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Ancient Monuments of Biblical Archaeo-Astronomy- Part 2.

This study is presented as part of our annual series for Pi Day, March 14th, [3.14] as it pertains to the greatest Monument of the Pi Ratio on the Planet-The Great Pyramid.

Part One of this study provides a basis of Biblical Truth regarding the Monuments of the Giza Plateau, the Great Sphinx and The Great Pyramid. As shown previously, the Great Sphinx is a Messianic Prophecy in Stone and in the stars in reference to the birth of Christ.

This prophecy recorded in the Sphinx, is situated before the Great Pyramid where the Body of the Lion of the Tribe of Judah, is united with the Head of the woman-Virgo. A root study of the word “sphinx” shows it derives from the Greek word “sphiggo,” meaning to bind closely together seen in the binding of the Mazzaroth circle, marked by Christ’s birth in Virgo on Sept. 11th 3 BC, symbolizing his embodiment of the Capstone or Chief Cornerstone of the Great Pyramid. Biblically we find reference of this in the Hebrew [H7218 “rosh,” and its root “roshah;” H7222] in [Ps. 118:22, Isa. 2:2-4, Zech. 4:2-7]. 1 There are also stellar references in Job [Job 38:13-15] that link to the Great Pyramid reflecting its ancient origins since Job is the oldest book in Biblical canon. Job well knew that the Earth spins on its axis in an orbit around the Sun having no visible means of support; (Job 26:7). However the Earth was represented in the mathematics of the Great Pyramid built upon four foundation stones, with it’s chief cornerstone or missing capstone completing the structure as a gnomon geometrically, but most of all Spiritually.

One of the concepts introduced in Part 1 was the idea that the higher principles of the Great Pyramid were seen in a cruder form in the step-pyramids and ziggurats of Babylon and ancient Ur by Cush and his son Nimrod. But whether or not the step-pyramids or the smooth sided Giza pyramids were built first, The Great Pyramid does not belong in the same class as other Pyramids due to it advanced passages, and the precision of its orientation to the cardinal points, with the alignments of its Star-shafts, and many other features that make it the greatest wonder of the ancient world. Also, the comparative engineering skills in the time the Great Pyramid was built, to the more recent pyramids, illustrate an obvious degradation. Since the construction of this singular edifice can still not be matched with all of man’s modern tech, it remains a fruitless effort to try to lump the apex of pyramid building principles into “evolutionary concepts” to try to explain the development of other pyramids, cannot be justified. The Great Pyramid is clearly in a class by itself, even without its various Biblical aspects, adding sacred evidence to its already insurmountable secular, scientific, mathematical, geometric, geodetic, celestial, ad infinitum, make this point without controversy. It is supported in many ancient histories that an enlightened person answering the profile of Enoch– the 7th from Adam was the builder and architect of the Great Pyramid in Egypt, the greatest surviving wonder of the World. This is supported by its sacred elements foreshadowing the Hebrew Temple and Tabernacle below.

Jude 14-15“And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord comes with ten thousands of His saints, to execute judgment upon all… 

As the primary touchstone and “altar” [Isa. 19] prophesying of the Promised Seed the Great Pyramid sums up the divine standard for celestial, architectural, and geometric principles like no other structure in human history. Other pyramids in various cultures around the world are only a shadow of what the Great Pyramid stands for on the Giza Plateau.

In Job 38:4-7, Earth is figuratively compared to a building. “Where were you when I laid the FOUNDATIONS of the Earth? Declare, if you have understanding. Who laid the MEASURES thereof, if you knowest? or who stretched the LINE upon it? Whereupon are the FOUNDATIONS thereof fastened? or who laid the CORNER STONE thereof; When the MORNING STARS sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy?” 

Observations revealed in the construction of the Great Pyramid, include: The spherical shape of the Earth incorporating allowances for polar flattening, the length of the earth’s axes of rotation, the precession of the equinoxes, with the earth’s weight among others, as other examples of the design specs that sets the Great Pyramid apart from other pyramids. William Fix in his book “Pyramid Odyssey” showed a direct relation between the Pyramid’s dimensions and the size of the Earth. He found values not only for the Pyramid’s height in direct relation to the Earth’s Polar Radius but also the perimeter at the base sockets in the same ratio for the best figures of the circumference of the Earth at the Equator. Using the most accurate Geodetic surveys he found the Great Pyramid to be a scale model of the Earth at a 1:43,200 ratio, which he accomplished with the novel idea of including the Pyramid’s base into his calculations.

Figure 1. The Pyramid Geometric Model of Planet Earth. 

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An example of the corruption of principles contained in the Great Pyramid regarding the measures and dimensions of our planet as seen in the ziggurats is referred to by Professor Menon:

We can deduce that the shape of the the Earth, which appears to have served as a model for these temples, was a terraced pyramid with corners pointing to the South, West, North and East. The Ziggurats at Ur, Uruk and Babylon reached a height of 300 feet. The Ziggurat of Nabu at Barsipku was called the House of the seven bonds of Heaven and Earth, and was in seven stages said to be painted in seven planetary colors.” 2

The emphasis on the planetary bodies seen in these ziggurats is one indicator of the influence of astrology found in these temple-towers inspired and built by Cush and Nimrod. However the Astronomy of the Biblical Patriarchs emphasized the message of certain stars, which are seen in the multiple stellar links exhibited in the star-shafts of the Great Pyramid. As a case in point the most precise orientation to the cardinal points of any man-made structure in history, was mimicked with less accuracy in the ziggurat references above.

The Pyramid is scientifically placed on the earth, with its four sides facing accurately North, South, East and West. It is built in the geographical center of the earth’s land mass, and it stands on the longest land contact Meridian on the earth’s surface. It is designed on the basis of the Pi ratio, as the mathematical ratio governing the entire physical Universe. The root word for ‘Giza’ in Arabic means: edge, or border, and since the Great Pyramid of Giza is is called a boundary stone not only for ancient Egypt but the entire planet, its a fitting title. This exhibits how the Great Pyramid functions as both an altar of sacrifice for the Promised Seed, and as a witness for Jesus Christ.

Figure 2. The Great Pyramid at the center of the world’s land mass.

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The Pyramid’s design reflected an accurate model of the Earth’s globe, which only holds true at a precise pyramid slope angle of 51 degrees 51 minutes 14 seconds, that just happens to be the Great Pyramid’s exact slope angle, because the ratio of the pyramid height to its base perimeter is exactly 2 pi. In other words as the height of the pyramid relates to its perimeter at its base, so the radius of a circle relates to the circle’s circumference, which is only true at the exact angle of 51 degrees 51 minutes 14 seconds.

Figure 3. The Great Pyramid, the Pi Ratio and Squaring the Circle.

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Dr. Joseph Seiss, the author of “The Gospel in the Stars,” and “Great Pyramid: A Miracle in Stone,” and other works, shows how the Pyramid lies in the center of gravity of the continents, dividing earth’s landmass into approximately equal quarters. The north-south axis (31 degrees East of Greenwich) is the longest land meridian, with the east-west axis (30 degrees North) form the longest land parallel on the globe. This makes the Great Pyramid at Giza the only place on the globe where these key terrestrial lines can intersect on the Earth’s surface. Thus, the Great Pyramid is at the very center of the Earth’s landmass. Enoch its builder by revelation from God was shown this advanced knowledge of earth’s geography, allowing him the understanding and foresight of the size, shape and position of each of the continents, granted him a fully formed and comprehensive global view of our planet at an early epoch of human history shared by few others.

By corrupting the perfection of the Great Pyramid in the Patriarchal Age, Cush and Nimrod attempted to obfuscate the stone witnesses of the Celestial Gospel by removing the emphasis of the Promised Seed in the two witnesses of the Great Sphinx and the Great Pyramid, by promoting ziggurats and other pyramids that did not further the witness of the Promised Seed in the Original, but instead promoted the idols of false star religions, while copying many of the sacred geometric and architectural principles of the original, in the context of various idol trinities. Nimrod accomplished this in his self-identification with the decan of Orion as one of the most prominent and easily identifiable star groups in the heavens.

Figure 4. Orion’s Belt Stars mirrored in the Giza Pyramids. 

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In connection with some of these ancient mystery cults, Orion the mighty Hunter was represented to have died in a very similar way as Osiris, as part of the Egyptian trinity of Isis, Osiris and Horus. Upon the death of Osiris, he was translated to heaven, which “according to the Persian records, show Nimrod deified after his death by the name Orion.” 3  Hislop goes on to document how this link between the deaths of Osiris and Nimrod formed the central theme of not only the idolatry of Egypt, but the death of the gods of many ancient mystery cults like Tammuz, Bacchus and Adonis. Hislop states: “As the women of Egypt wept for Osiris, and the Phoenician and Assyrian women wept for Tammuz, so in Greece and Rome the women wept for Bacchus-the Bewailed or lamented one.” 4  [Ezek. 8:14]

This becomes more interesting when we consider the modern revival of the Orion Correlation Theory by modern theorists like Robert Bauval, show central activities in the star religion of ancient Egypt as funeral rites projecting the souls of the dead to the afterlife in the heavens, linked to certain prominent star groups.

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The Pyramid texts reflect the corruption of the Egyptian Star religion of the original prophecy of the Promised Seed-Jesus Christ in [Gen. 3:15] versus the serpent’s seed, seen in the Orisian trinity as stated below;

Isis comes to thee (Osiris) joyous in thy love, Your seed rises in her, penetrating like Sirius. The penetrating Horus comes forth from thee in his name of Horus-who-is-in-Sirius…5

Another example of this idolatrous substitution is found in the Akkadian language in reference to the Constellation Aries. The Akkadian name for Aries was Bara-ziggar; “Bar” meaning “altar” or sacrifice, and “ziggar” means right making; so the full name is the righteous sacrifice. 6

This refers to the corruption not only of the Pyramid’s purpose as a witness in Stone to Jesus the Promised Seed, but also its application to the Celestial Gospel as the only Testament to God’s Word in the Patriarchal Administration. Nirmood’s influence at the basis of this corruption can still be seen today in the Ziggurat of Nineveh still known as Birs Nimroud, of which Bullinger provides a description from Chesney:

“About 5 miles S.W. of Hillah, the most remarkable of all ruins the Birs Nimroud of the Arabs, rises to a height of 153 feet above the plain from a base covering a square of 400 feet or almost 4 acres. It is constructed of kiln dried bricks in seven stages, to correspond with the planets to which they are dedicated; the lowermost black, the color of Saturn, next Orange for Jupiter, the third Red for Mars and so on. These stages were surmounted by a lofty tower, on the summit of which we are told, were signs of the zodiac and other astronomical figures; thus having [as should have been translated] a representation of the heavens, instead of a top which reached unto heaven.” 7

Figure 6. The Star shaft alignments of the Great Pyramid.

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The passage and star shaft system’s of the Great Pyramid and their stellar alignments are far more complex and developed than those of any other pyramids. The Pyramid’s Descending Passage, was aligned to the the star Thuban of Draco, representing the evil influences of the dragon star that embodied the North Pole at the time the Great Pyramid was built, [Job 26:13] the star alignments serving as a contributing factor to the high precision of the pyramid’s orientation to the cardinal points of the compass. Here the dragon led the way unto destruction and death, on the Descending Passage bound for the Pit under the base of this pyramidal structure. In Deut. 30:15-20 just as God has set before men the ways of life and death, so He has incorporated these paths in the Ascending and Descending Passages of the Great Pyramid. As one path descends in this passage of the Great Pyramid, nearly a quarter of the way down this Descending Passage we come upon the Ascending Passage, marking a new path of life, out of sin representing God’s salvation for mankind-first for Israel in the Exodus and later in the Age of Grace for the Church in Christ.

Figure 7. The Precession of the Pole star from Thuban of Draco to Polaris as seen in the Northern Star Shafts of the Great Pyramid.

The Ascending Passage ultimately leads to what is known as the King’s Chamber, where we find one of the earliest examples of a Pythagorean triangle – A 3,4,5 triangle. The ratio of the north or south wall diagonal to the length of the chamber, to the cubic diagonal of the chamber is exactly in the ratio of 3:4:5. The King’s Chamber is also unique because it matches the dimensions of the holiest of all in the Temple and Tabernacle of Israel. Amazingly this correspondence to the the sacred design architecture of the holiest aspects of the Hebrew Temple is established in the coffer of the King’s Chamber mirroring the measures of the Ark of the Covenant [Ex. 25:10], showing the same divine Designer behind the sacred architecture of the Hebrew Temple and Tabernacle and the Great Pyramid. This shows another aspect of the prophecies of the Great Pyramid, as it embodies the sacred dimensions of the same heavenly vision of the Tabernacle and Solomon’s Temple, millenia prior to their existence. As part of the King’s Chamber on the Pyramid’s Ascending Passage, it also speaks to the Believer’s of the Church Age, which are found in the Apostle’s Scriptural doctrine, as Peter states while addressing the Sanhedrin;

[Acts 4:10-12]
10 let it be known to you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified, whom God raised from the dead, by Him this man stands here before you whole. 11 This is the ‘stone which was rejected by you builders, which has become the chief cornerstone. 12 Nor is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.

In spite of what Oprah tells us, I will stick with the Apostle Peter on this one! Peter continues this theme of the Great Pyramid in his first Epistle;

[1 Peter 2:4-8]
if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is gracious. Coming to Him as to a living stone, rejected indeed by men, but chosen by God and precious, you also, as living stones, are being built up a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus ChristThere-fore it is also contained in the Scripture, Behold, I lay in Zion A chief corner-stone, elect, precious, And he who believes on Him will by no means be put to shame.” Therefore, to you who believe, He is precious; but to those who [b]are disobedient, The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief Corner-stoneand A stone of stumbling And a rock of offense.” They stumble, being disobedient to the word, to which they also were appointed. But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.

We have spoken of the Great Pyramid as one of two of the greatest witnesses to Christ, in Stone . In the language of this Chief Cornerstone these truths come to bear. It is a well known fact that the capstone of the Great Pyramid is missing, which prophesy’s of its need for completion, as we await the return of Christ. As the name indicates, the capstone is placed at the apex of the pyramidal structure, the rightful place of the head-stone, at the top, embodying the name above all names that every knee shall bow to and every tongue confess-that of Jesus Christ as Lord, a place where only the capstone fits.

The capstone is also called a “pyramidion” because it is a perfect model in miniature, completing the entire pyramid structure. The Apostle Paul also wrote in the Epistle of Ephesians, chiming in with Peter in light of the “living Stones” of the Church Age; [Eph.2:20-22]

19 Now, therefore, you are no longer strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God, 20 having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ Himself being the chief cornerstone, 21 in whom the whole building, being fitted together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord, 22 in whom you also are being built together for a dwelling place of God in the Spirit.

As the measures and angles of this Chief Cornerstone are unique, they set the angles and geometry for the entire structure, so that “all the building fitly framed together,” grows in the unity of the head of the spiritual body of the Church in Christ. Hereby we dwell in the presence of the Almighty in Christ for all eternity. It was on the first day of the opening of the Age of Grace, on the day of Pentecost in 28 AD, when the twelve Apostles standing in the Herod’s Temple of Stone, first spoke in tongues, [Acts 2:1-4], that the first stones of this Great spiritual edifice of the Church of Grace were laid, by God’s Hand. Since that day this awesome temple grows day-by-day until the Lord Jesus Christ comes to completely redeem, deliver and endow the members of his spiritual body-the church with our new incorruptible bodies for eternity, [I Cor. 15:51-55].

Footnotes

1. Strong’s Concordance, [H7218, H7222] James Strong
2. Early Astronomy and Cosmology-CPS Menon
3. The Two Babylons, Alexander Hislop, ppg. 56-57
4. IBID ppg. 160-161
5. The Orion Mystery, Robert Bauval and Adrian Gilbert
6. Witness of the Stars, E.W. Bullinger [p.105]
7. IBID,  [p.11]

 

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One of the fascinating realities of Biblical Astronomy is that God first wrote the truths of His Word in the Heavens, [Ps. 19] before they were ever recorded in Scripture. As we have seen in numerous studies on this blog and website, the first Messianic prophecy in Scripture [Gen. 3:14-15] has various pictorial representations in the stars as seen the constellations Ophiuchus, Scorpius, Hercules, and Orion to name a few. The Mazzaroth or Celestial Gospel was first addressed to the Age of the Biblical Patriarchs, from Adam to Moses. One of the goals of the Try-God sites has been to research the principles that unlock the keys of the Celestial Gospel and  witness to the truths God put in the heavens in coordination with His Written Word. Even as prophecies of the Blood Moons were spoken by the Apostle Peter during his opening address, reverberating through the Age of Grace [Acts 2], so the Book of Job is the only Book of the Bible other than Genesis that was specifically addressed to the Age or Administration of the Bible Patriarchs. As such, it is this oldest book of Biblical canon that discloses the monuments of Biblical Archaeo-Astronomy in their unique role as witnesses to the Celestial Gospel. A Biblical Administration is “a period of time in God’s historical and spiritual timetable during which God deals with man in a particular way. It is governed by principles or spiritual truths that may be unique unto itself. In rightly dividing the Word of Truth, we must understand that Biblical Administrations have to remain within the boundaries or confines in which God has placed them within His Word. The rules of life change in these various time periods, so we must see each administration within its distinct context. When we investigate ‘to whom’ a particular Scripture is addressed, we must also see which Biblical Administration governs the rules.” 1

Since Christ is the end of the Law, we are no longer subject to the dictates of Old Testament Law, because we live by the higher Law of the Love of God, upon which as Jesus said “hang all the law and commandments.” Yet the accuracy of these ordinances of heaven continue to set the standard for truth in the important area of calendars and timekeeping that man continues to apply in modern times according to the perpetual Covenant of Day and Night [Jer. 33:20 -22]. In the Creator’s Eternal and Omniscient wisdom He instituted a perfect symmetry in these Biblical Administrations so the foundations of one supported the next. This accounts for the trait in a “mandates from heaven,” that their truth can remain applicable beyond the scope of its original Biblical Administration.

The Great Sphinx is the only Anti-diluvian monument that unifies the first and last signs of the Biblical Mazzaroth in the head of the woman Virgo with the body of the Lion Leo.

star sphinx pyramid

Rev. 22:12-13
12 “And behold, I am coming quickly, and My reward is with Me, to give to every one according to his work. 13 I am the Alpha and the Omega, the [f]Beginning and the End, the First and the Last.”

Jesus is the Alpha and Omega not only in Scripture from Genesis to Revelation, but also from Virgo to Leo in the Celestial Gospel of the Mazzaroth, represented in the Great Stone Monument of the Sphinx on the Giza Plateau. We find these landmarks of the Alpha and Omega at the head and tail of the zodiac, which adds light to Dr. Martin’s observation that: “the woman Virgo is the Constellation of Headship for all twelve signs. The head position of Virgo is located within the last 10 degrees of Leo.” Virgo’s head is seen in Fig. 1, just below & adjacent to the star Denebola in the tail of the Lion, unifying the circle of the zodiac. The Sphinx also unifies the Biblical canon, establishing the chronological order of God’s written revelation, in the Bible’s earliest book of Job.

The first level crowning of Virgo also foreshadowed the Celestial Sphinx prophecy of the birth of Christ, 3 days prior to the 1st of 3 Jupiter-Regulus conjunctions marking the birth of Christ in 3-2 BC, pictured below [Fig. 1].

Figure 1. The Celestial Sphinx as seen from Jerusalem on Sept. 14th with Jupiter-Regulus union. 2

head of a woman and body of a lion

Job 19:23-25 
Oh that my words were now written! Oh that they were printed in a book! [24] That they were graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock forever! [25] For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth:

These verses are indicative not only of Job’s knowledge prophesying of his coming redeemer, but of his faith that his redeemer would stand at a future day upon the earth. This knowledge directly corresponds both, to a witness  engraved in rock forever, remaining unto our day, that testifies to the celestial and written gospels. The word “For,” beginning verse 25, grammatically depicts the purpose of Job’s reference to a monumental witness in stone, whose longevity has lasted into our day, as a witness to the redeemer that Job foresaw so long ago. Thus Job’s reference, in this majestic declaration of his redeemer, graven in rock forever, is readily linked with this enduring memorial on the Giza plateau, analogous with the prophecy written in the stars between Leo and VirgoJob’s words certainly stand out as a reference to the witness of the stars in stone, a witness God provided to the Biblical Patriarchs written by Job, enshrining these sacred stone landmarks of the Great Sphinx and the Great Pyramid as unique testaments of the truths of the Celestial and Scriptural Gospels. To further cement the link between the Great Sphinx and the Scriptures, let’s take a look at Job 38:

The witness of Scripture continues in the Book of Job, which contains more overt astronomical references, with Biblical constellation names than any other book in the Bible.

The Famed Star Cluster of the Pleiades.

star cluster

Job 38:31-33
Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion? [32] Canst thou bring forth Mazzaroth in his season? or canst thou guide Arcturus with his sons? [33] Knowest thou the ordinances of heaven? Canst thou set the dominion thereof in the earth?

From a Biblical perspective outside the Books of Genesis and Job, God revealed His Word and Will to the Patriarchs in the stellar witness and celestial narrative of the Promised redeemer of mankind. When we consider the Hebrew word “mazzaroth,” we find a very early reference to the 12 signs of the zodiac, occurring only in Job. There are other later references to the 12 signs of the ecliptic in Scripture, but this gives us more evidence of the antiquity of this knowledge of the entire zodiac, in the context of the Biblical Patriarchs. This idea alone flies in the face of evolutionary archaeology which has not taken this Biblical evidence into account in its historical view of human knowledge of the entire zodiac. Among the earliest overt astronomical references in all of Scripture, Job lays an indispensable basis for the ordinances of heaven, or “statutes from the Creator as laws of Nature that were permanently binding.” The universal influence of the 365-day calendar and the division of the Mazzaroth circle into 12 equal sections of 30-days each, represent two undeniable innovations in the history of Astronomy forming a foundation upon which the rest of ancient Astronomy and timekeeping were built. Thus the Biblical records of Job based on Noah, establish the advanced astronomical practice of the Biblical Patriarchs, providing a basis from which the roots of ancient Astronomy and studies in Archaeo-Astronomy can be traced in their true context.

When Job spoke these words however, the Bible, or even the Pentateuch had not been completed yet by Moses the lawgiver. Thus, we see in [Job 19:23], Job’s desire that his book would be part of the sacred written oracles tied to the bedrock truths of the Great Sphinx, engraved in stone as a testimony to his coming redeemer.

The word “graven” *H2710 [chaqaq] 3 in Job 19:24 means: to cut, carve, hew, square, quarry, mason or engrave. This is the same word translated as “lawgiver” in Gen. 49:10, and is the same root for the word “ordinances” in Job 38:33, in the sense that the ordinances or laws of God and nature, were many times engraved in stone, even as the 10 Commandments were by the “finger of God.” As we say God’s Word is “set in stone.” An important point to realize regarding this word [chaqaq] is that it is also translated as “Lawgiver” in Deut. 33:21 and “governors” in Judges 5:14. This relates to another ancient Egyptian name of the Sphinx;

Bel-hit, which means the “Lord who cometh” as seen in Deut. 33:21. Deuteronomy’s 33rd chapter includes  the Song of Moses, as the 5th chapter of Judges contains the Song of Deborah, both of which list the Tribes of Israel. Another occurrence of “Lawgiver” is seen below in Genesis 49, also a listing of the Tribes of Israel, all of which refer to the Biblical zodiac, containing celestial and Scriptural links to each of the tribes. These Biblical lists of the 12 tribes of Israel are refined in the discussion of the breastplate of Israel’s High Priest, that models the structure and symbolism of the Mazzaroth. Another occurrence of this word [chaqaq]  is found in Jeremiah.

The Mazzaroth and the 12 Tribes of Israel

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Jer. 31:35-36
35 Thus saith the LORD, which giveth the sun for a light by day, and the ordinances of the moon and of the stars for a light by night, which divideth the sea when the waves thereof roar; The LORD of hosts is his name: 36 If those ordinances depart from before me, saith the LORD, then the seed of Israel also shall cease from being a nation before me forever.

In Jer. 31:35 the root of this word [chaqaq] is used of the light of the celestial ordinances of the Sun by day, and the Moon and stars by night, [Gen.1:16-18]. The ordinances of God’s Covenant with the seed of Abraham were first written with the finger of God in the rock of His holy mountain and given to Moses the lawgiver, [Ex. 24:12 31:18, 32:16]. This verifies the relation between God’s celestial witness and His word written in the Scriptures [Ps. 19], memorialized in stone. It is a known historical and archaeological fact that the Great Sphinx was carved out of a rock formation on the Giza plateau, which is consistent with the testimony of God’s Word in Job 19:23, where the word “rock” [*H6697] means “a cliff, sharp rock compressed, or boulder.”4 We can see the intimate link between God’s stellar witness of His ordinances fulfilled in His covenant with the seed of Israel in verse 36 above. The promised seed was consummated in the Lord Jesus Christ. Jeremiah‘s key point is that the celestial witness of God’s Covenant with Day and Night [Jer. 33:20-26], has not ceased and no one is able to halt these celestial cycles and seasons set in motion by the Creator, thus the surety of the return of His promised seed for his people is set in the firmament, in stone, in Scripture, and irreversibly embodied in the Man Christ Jesus!

The union of the celestial signs of Leo the lion, with the woman Virgo in the female-headed Great Sphinx also depicts the life of Jesus, from birth, starting with the setting of Spica on September 11th, 3 BC. This is depicted in Gen. 49:9 as his human maturation from lion’s whelp, where his prey is provided for him, to stalking his own prey, unto his ultimate victory casting down and rending the dragon. This is the three-fold theme that ties directly to the celestial wonders of Revelation 12, linking God’s Word together with His stellar revelation. We have seen this set for us at the canonical start and finish of both the Biblical and stellar gospels, forming a parallel testimony of the Scriptures with the stars.

This mirrors the celestial symbolism of the Jupiter-Regulus triple unions seen in Genesis 49:9 depicting the growth cycle of the lion from whelp, to adult lion, to the aged lion at rest. This is another example of the corrupting influence of myth that still retains elements of the truth it hides. This triple Conjunction of Jupiter and Regulus in Leo marking the birth of Christ, also exemplifies the narrative in the entire zodiac, the great stellar witness of the ages that embodies God’s first revelation to the Patriarchs, beginning with Adam. As the star names of the 12 Constellations of the Mazzaroth with each of their decans relate varying aspects of the nature, sufferings and glory of the Promised Seed, so this witness is summarized in the first and last zodiacal signs that compromise the Great Sphinx.

Gen 49:10
The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be.

The sceptre shall not depart from Judah“- “sceptre” is shebet in the Hebrew, the same word used in Numbers 24:17; referring to the “star out of Jacob and sceptre out of Israel.” This star out of Jacob is a clear reference to the king planet Jupiter which is covered in detail in the Astronomy of the Birth of Christ section of our try-god.com web-site.

lawgiver from between his feet“- Regulus the king star and the brightest star in Leo. “The Arabic word “regel” means “foot” and is identical in meaning to the Aramaic word “regla” and the Hebrew word “regel” tying in with “from between his feet” above.” In this one verse the Lion of Judah, Leo, intertwined with the lawgiver coming from between his feet, symbolizing the king star Regulus [Psalm 60:9]. This gives a clear Biblical picture of the stellar aspects of the Jupiter-Regulus triple union in Leo the lion of the tribe of Judah revealed in the 3 aspects of Genesis 49:9!

Lawgiver“- *H2710 [chaqaq] meaning; to cut or engrave, inscribe, establish, ordain, to decree, leadership, a ruler, a lawgiver; a scepter.5 It occurs 19 times in the Hebrew O.T. The main meaning is “writing or drawing in the sense of etching [Isa. 30:8; in a book] The root can mean to enact a decree [In Prov. 8:15 its used of a governor decreeing justice with wisdom.] This word [chaqaq] attests to the power of the coordinated decrees of God’s Word first written in the stars, then later in stone and in the Scriptures, providing a great precedent for the idea of all language being rooted in the celestial alphabet. [Ex. 32:13-16].

Finally the Word (logos) was made flesh in Jesus Christ, and God’s Word incarnate dwelt with us. These manifold witnesses to God’s omnipotent Glory and Grace, testify to the awesome beauty and Symmetry inherent in the mathematical precepts found at the basis of Creation. As the Red Thread and master key to the expression and interpretation of God’s Word, Jesus is the lawgiver, after the form of Moses, the ultimate decree of righteous judgment as the embodiment of the Word made flesh.

The decan of Virgo-Coma [from the Dendera Zodiac]

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Psalm 19:1-5

1 The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth His handywork. 2 Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. 3 There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard. 4 Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them hath He set a tabernacle for the sun, 5 Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, and rejoiceth as a strong man to run a race. 6 His going forth is from the end of the heaven, and his circuit unto the ends of it: and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof.

The word “line” in verse four refers to the ecliptic as the path in the Sun’s Tabernacle, at the end of the verse. These 12 houses or “Tabernacles of the Sun” refer to the 12 signs of the zodiac and the 12 tribes of Israel, the Bride of the Bridegroom. Here, the Bible compares the Sun to a Bridegroom in verse 5, running a race-course through the circuit of heaven, the 12 signs of the ecliptic and their decans. The Great Sphinx elucidates the details of the 19th Psalm because it unifies these Tabernacles of the Sun, first with Virgo, the woman, the Bride-Israel and last with Leo, the Lion of the tribe of Judah. Thus, all the tribes are presented to the Lord prepped for the marriage supper of the Lamb, preserved in this Great Stone Monument of the ages. As these magnificent monolithic witnesses to the Astronomy of the Biblical Patriarchs, the Great Sphinx and the Great Pyramid have preserved the principles of Biblical Astronomy timelessly, they embody God’s original truth.

The power of the Celestial Gospels is truly awesome, but due to the corrupting power of Astrology it has been misunderstood. We see below how mankind during the times after Noah’s Flood shared a common language, and the tremendous benefits this afforded the people as a result. One of these potent benefits is seen in the universal witness of the stars, which has literally spoken to every nation and kindred on the face of the earth. As the first 4 verses of the 19th Psalm declare, their voice or the teachings of the stars in their courses, have spoken clearly to all the earth and their words have been heard to the ends of the earth[Ps. 19:3-4]. This 19th Psalm (The Song of Creation) whose witness has spoken to mankind since the beginning with Adam exhibits a very intriguing structure: the first six verses pertaining to God’s Revelation written in the Heavens, employ verbs that are literary in nature. The second part of this Psalm pertains to God’s written revelation in His Word, and employs verbs that are astronomical in nature. The first set of verses refer to God’s Revelation as Creator, (ELOHIM), while the second set is the Revelation of God as (JEHOVAH) in His Covenant relationship to His people.This two part structure of the 19th Psalm is set in direct association and correspondence, even as God’s Word supports and witnesses God’s Works and vice versa.

Figuratively, the Sun is a symbol of the promised seed–Jesus Christ, weaving his way through the circular path of the ecliptic and the 12 houses of the Hebrew Mazzaroth, giving us the basic relationship between God’s earthly seed and His heavenly seed.

Gen. 22:17-18
That in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of heaven, and as the sand which is upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies. And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; because thou hast obeyed My voice. [Num. 24:7]

Here we find the true godly context of a comparison between the seed of Abraham and the stars of heaven. This truth was corrupted in astrological doctrines going back to Cush and Nimrod. An example of Nimrod’s corrupting influence of God’s Word written in the heavens is evident where he egotistically identifies himself with Orionthe hunter,” one of the most conspicuous Decans in the heavens, located on the celestial equator, intersecting the star groups of the ecliptic at the equinoxes. Sirius-the brightest star in the skies after the Sun and Moon, is aligned with Orion’s belt, prominent not only in Babylon but also ancient Egypt. Nimrod wanted to destroy the positive links between Sirius and Orion as seen in the Great Pyramid [more on his in Part 2] by inserting himself in the role of “Orion the hunter.”

The Decan of Orion.

great celestial river that proceeds from orion's foot

Gen 10:8 And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the earth.

“Cush begat Nimrod”-  Cush means Chaos, or the “confounder”; in reference to he that causes confusion and error regarding truth.7 “Bel” also signified “the Confounder” or the god of chaos. 8 To trace the ancient usage of this word we find that it was contracted from the Aramaic form of “Baal,” the name of the main Babylonian triune god linked with Anu and Enki, found in the Epic of Gilgamesh. This idol system corresponds to the Greek god Zeus, or Jupiter in the Roman pantheon, [Isa. 46:1, Jer. 50:2, 51:34-58]The meaning of “Belial,” is also related to “Bel” seen from multiple viewpoints. First, the Hebrew roots of Belial, with the Masoretic vowels “beli”=without, and ya`al”=profit, gives a meaning of “worthless.” Secondly, Belial can also be derived from the Hebrew word “bala” meaning to swallow up, engulf. This describes one who is engulfed or swallowed up by the dragon, becoming worthless and unredeemable in the sight of the true God. The unwavering goal of the men of Belial is to corrupt God’s Word, which in the Patriarchal Age involved the corruption of the Celestial Gospel, since there was no written divine oracle until the time of Moses. Cush was a Patriarch of evil, and Nimrod his son carried the practice of evil exceedingly beyond his father, establishing and systematically working idolatry into civilization, being the equivalent of Cain after the flood.

began“- Nimrod “began” setting the standard of evil established in the “way of Cain,” following the flood.

“mighty”- marad; rebel= we will rebel. Nimrod organized people in cities, at first for protection against the wild beasts. A hero, tyrant & champion of evil, he lorded his power over men. He systemized the conquest of other nations with the use of military might, for the first time after the flood. This had the effect of elevating Nimrod as the protector of the people, above God in the eyes of the conquered, which he bolstered in linking himself with Orion in the heavens.

Gen 10:9-10 He was a mighty hunter before the LORD: wherefore it is said; {Nimrod’s name was a proverb for a hunter} Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the LORD. 10:10 And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

“mighty hunter before the LORD”-As a mighty hunter in defiance of God, he cleared the land of the beasts that threatened the people, and by bold and daring deeds in hunting beasts and kingdoms of men viewed as a  benefactor and protector of the people by seemingly benevolent acts, enticed men through fear, Nimrod made the way of Cain the new standard of civilization. He set up the first great universal false religion opposing God after Noah’s flood, founded upon the Babylonian idol Trinity of Bel, Anu and Enki, and was openly rebellious against God without remorse. The Beginning of his kingdom was Babel. Babylon was the first empire or Kingdom for Nimrod among men. Nimrod inspired the building of a city on the plain in the land of Shinar with a city and tower or Ziggarat, built with burnt bricks, whose reputation would make a name for themselves. This Tower of Babel is related in Gen. 11:4 as having a “top may reach unto heaven” in the KJV reflecting the words “may reach” in italics, indicating they were added by the translators in their effort to “clarify” he text. Since they were added, and do not appear in the Stephens text from which the KJV is taken, a  better translation would be a “top as a representation of the heavens.” But in an effort to establish the first great universal false religion after Noah’s Flood, the image of this tower did not reflect the original sense of the celestial gospel, and being based on idolatry, was openly rebellious against the true God. With the added advantage that the whole earth was of one language, [Gen. 11:1] this tower reflected an image completely removed from the true Creator which could influence the entire world’s population.

“Mighty”- is “gibbor” in Hebrew and “gigas” in Greek-LXX, meaning monstrous, or gigantic in evil. Rooted in ge, or “gaia” meaning earthborn as the “sons of gaia” the earth-goddess (Ashtoreth), the female form of the Babylonian trinity. It is interesting how the Gaia movement has been revitalized in modern times in the context of the “tree huggers” of the “Green movement,” bringing these ancient idols back from the idol foggy  mists-there is truly “nothing new under the Sun.”

“beginning of his kingdom was Babel”- Babylon was the beginning of this type of empire among men. As the prototype, Nimrod initiated the “canon” of the standard of teaching men to prosper and live outside of God. His canon included all categories of life; architecture, geometry, Astrology, music, martial arts etc. all devoted to idolatry. By building up standing armies and training men to fight, he conquered his neighbor-countries. This was the beginning of the corruption of the Astronomy of the Biblical Patriarchs, after the flood, seen not only in the fame of the Babylonian astrologers, but also in the architecture and astrology of the Tower or Ziggurat of Babel.

The Ziggurat at Ur.

Sümerler, Mezopotamya’ya yaklaşık olarak M.Ö. 3500’lerden sonra gelmeye başlamıştır.

Gen. 11:1 refers to one language and a common speech. This was a great advantage to these people who wanted to make a name for themselves, instead of the true God, who had saved their ancestors from the great flood. They wanted to centralize their location in a city and apply their astronomical and architectural expertise to design this city with man-made bricks instead of the stones of the land. The emphasis of their great tower was not that it reached to the heavens as is commonly misunderstood, but this tower would be a representation of the heavens in geometric and architectural design. Here we can see one setting where this sacred geometry was applied. As Livio Stecchini stated in reference to the ziggurats of Babylon;

“they transfer curved data to a flat surface in order to make a projection of the Earth’s hemisphere, with a minimum of distortion.” Each of the primary steps of the pyramid thus represents a 90 degree quadrant, and the levels can represent the zone between two parallels of Latitude in a series of Mercator projections, several thousand years before the advent of the Flemish cartographer.”

Thus one function of this ziggurat was to map the northern hemisphere of the Earth from the Equator to the pole, into seven zones each diminishing in width corresponding to the decreasing degrees of Latitude. This figure was a mirror image of ancient celestial maps. [Thompkins] This shows that an advanced geography based on this cosmic architecture did not evolve, but actually devolved after perverted by heathen Astrology, from what was first given by revelation from God. This sacred architecture based on celestial structure, not only embodies man’s relationship with his Creator, as seen in the sacred architecture of Noah’s Ark, and later the Hebrew Tabernacle and Temple, but also included specific prophecies of the coming promised seed including  details of his redemptive work, which set man’s alliance with the Creator back on course. These elements of sacred geometry are further seen in the 3rd 4th and 5th steps of the ziggurats of Babylon, which make triangles with sides measuring according to the 3-4-5 Pythagorean triangle. We have noted in other studies on our Try-god website how the 3-4-5 triangle was utilized in elements of the Hebrew Tabernacle and Temple, along with the King’s Chamber of the Great Pyramid.

We will see more in Part 2 of The Ancient Monuments of Biblical Archaeo-Astronomy in our next blog post…

God Bless!


Footnotes

1. Living in God’s Power Syllabus
2. Jesus Christ our Promised Seed, p.45, American Christian Press
3. Strong’s Concordance,
[H2710] James Strong
4. Ibid
[H6697]
5. Ibid [H2710]
6. The Companion Bible, E.W Bullinger, p737
7. “The Two Babylon’s,” A. Hislop, ppg. 26-27
8. Ibid
9. Secrets of the Great Pyramid, Peter Thompkins ppg. 184-85.

 

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