August 27, 2003
On the evening of August 27, 2003 planet Mars was at its closest approach to the Earth in recorded history and won’t be that close again until year 2287. So if you missed it, I am truly sorry. At the time of this event, I lived in a large metropolis where the sky glow from the city lights made it difficult to view the celestial bodies.
I had stepped out onto the back patio which faced due east to do some star gazing and observe Mars in the night sky. As I peered up at the sky the sky glow from the city lights prevented me from seeing all but the brightest of objects. Suddenly, the sky glow faded away into a beautiful dark night sky with all the stars and planets showing. I looked in wonder at their beauty; a sight I hadn’t witnessed since a young boy while on camping trips at the river sleeping out under the heavens.
Then I heard the voice of God say, “Soon I will show signs and wonders in the heavens beyond measure.” Then the sky began to return back to its normal sky glow effect blocking my view of the heavens, the vision was over.
End of Vision –
The Significance of Mars’ Close Approach
The Hebrew name of Mars is Adon and represents Michael the warrior angel, who wars against Satan the dragon and serpent. This red planet also represents the shedding of blood as in the blood of atonement that was shed by Messiah. Knowing the Jewish astronomy meaning for Mars made it a significant event and the timing of the event was very interesting.
The next day August 28th at sunset was the beginning of Elul the same day Mars reached opposition to the earth. Opposition is where two planets appear opposite each other from the point of view of the earth. August 28th (Elul 1) was the beginning of the 40 days of repentance and preparation for the High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Elul means “search” as search your heart.
Remember Mars was at its closest distance in recorded history of man and the significance of that event added to the meaning of Mars with the date it happened is a clear sign and wonder from heaven showing the world that Christ shed His blood as the Messiah for the entire world and it’s time to search out one’s heart and turn back to God.
Knowing God’s soon isn’t the same as my soon, I recorded the vision in my journal and have been waiting for God, The Almighty, to demonstrate His wonders in the heavens. As the days before His return get closer I feel compelled to tell of this vision with the hope that when you begin to see amazing things in the heavens you will know that God is demonstrating His majesty and message to the entire earth. The book of Revelation mentions several catastrophic events which will come from the heaven prior to Christ return. Before I discuss signs you must first understand the validity of the message in the stars which God show Adam and the generation to follow.
What Are Signs and Wonders?
In Genesis 1:14 “Then God said, “Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night, and let them be for signs and for seasons and for days and years”.
The Hebrew word for signs is ‘owth which means a sign or signal. The celestial signal is an indicator of something that is not yet discernible. The Hebrew word for “signs” points to something or someone to come.” The Bible has many references to the times of the feast of the Lord were set by the new moon. The wise watch the heavens and saw that the alignments announced the coming of the Messiah and His birth and not only His birth but the location of His birth, Bethlehem.
The Hebrew word for seasons is “mow-ed” which means appointed place, appointed time, meeting. From the beginning God established the lights in the heavens as signs for important specific appointments between God and man as well as broadcast the gospel to all on earth. I want to show you something the Holy Spirit taught me some years ago about the immense respect we should have for the heavens and what they are saying to the entire world.
“How then will they call on Him in whom they have not believed? How will they believe in Him whom they have not heard? And how will they hear without a preacher? How will they preach unless they are sent? Just as it is written, “HOW BEAUTIFUL ARE THE FEET OF THOSE WHO BRING GOOD NEWS OF GOOD THINGS!” However, they did not all heed the good news; for Isaiah says, “LORD, WHO HAS BELIEVED OUR REPORT?” So faith comes from hearing, and hearing by the word of Christ. Romans 10:14-17
It seems every preacher quotes the verses above but fail to continue to read the complete context in which Paul was conveying by the inspiration of Holy Spirit. Now read the verses below where Paul asked us a question.
“But I say, surely they have never heard, have they? Indeed they have; “THEIR VOICE HAS GONE OUT INTO ALL THE EARTH, AND THEIR WORDS TO THE ENDS OF THE WORLD.” Romans 10:18 The gospel was first preached in the heavens and how fitting for God to end the age with the heavens declaring His wonderful plan of salvation for all mankind.
New Testament Paul references the immense prophetic voice presented in Psalms 19:1-4. Jesus spoke of the signs of His return.
“The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they display knowledge. There is no speech or language where their voice is not heard. Their voice goes out into all the earth, their words to the ends of the world.” Ps. 19:1-4
Psalms 19, verse 1-4, shows that God proclaims the work of His hands and that the stars speak forth God’s proclamation displaying knowledge to all the earth in a universal language. Adam was taught by God the meaning in the stars and it was passed down from generation to generation. Unfortunately, most of the knowledge has been lost over time but some still remains to bring enlightenment to our souls. The gospel was first preached from the heavens and in the end of days the gospel will be preached lastly from the heavens.
The Hebrew word Mazzoroth occurs once in Job 38:32 meaning constellation or zodiac. The word Zodiac means the degrees or steps, which mark the stages of the sun’s
path through the heavens, corresponding with the twelve months. The word zodiac has a bad connotation to most believers since as everything Satan perverts the things of God for himself to hide the wonders of God’s creation to mankind. Remember that Satan didn’t create anything nor do creative powers reside within the fallen angel. God created the constellation and made them for a specific purpose which is recorded in Genesis 1:14-19
He counts the number of the stars; He gives names to all of them. Psalms 147:4
Canst thou bind the chains of the Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion? 32 Canst thou lead forth the Mazzaroth in their season? Or canst thou guide the Bear with her sons? 33 Knowest thou the ordinances of the heavens? Canst thou establish the dominion thereof in the earth? Job 38:31-33
If you want to learn more about the origin of the constellation and how the gospel is preached in the heavens then I recommend you read the following books:
The Glory of the Stars by E. Raymond Capt
The Witness of the Stars by E. W. Bullinger
Signs in the Heavens by Chuck Missler
The Mazzaroth in Mathew by Chuck Missler
Appendix 12 From The Companion Bible
“But immediately after the tribulation of those days THE SUN WILL BE DARKENED, AND THE MOON WILL NOT GIVE ITS LIGHT, AND THE STARS WILL FALL from the sky, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken. Matt 24:29
In the book of Joel “I will display wonders in the sky and on the earth, Blood, fire and columns of smoke.” The sun will be turned into darkness And the moon into blood Before the great and awesome day of the LORD comes. Joel 2:30-31
The Bible is clear that there will be great signs and wonders in the heavens at the time of Christ return. However, I believe we will soon see things appear in the heavens which will marvel and perhaps startle the population of the world. I came away from the vision and hearing God with the impression that God will witness to the entire world of His glory and presence using signs and wonders beyond measure.
Currently comet Elenin (astrological name C/2010 X1), which was discovered by amateur Russian astronomer Leonid Elenin in Lyubertsy, Russia on December 10, 2010, will reach the orbit pattern of Earth on August 1, 2011 and be viewable by the naked eye.
Elenin has garnered great interest for such a small object being that it is so far away from the Earth at the time of this writing, July 3, 2011. However, there is mounting evidence that when the Earth, Sun and comet Elenin are aligned major earthquakes have occurred on the Earth. Comet Elenin is peculiar in that its orbital alignment is coplanar to our solar system, which is very uncommon among comets with only a couple a century occurring. Just think of any three distinct points in space as always being because they lie in the same geometric plane.
|Large Earthquakes Which Occurred When Elenin Aligned with the Sun & Earth|
|February 27, 2010||Chile||8.8||Sun, Earth, Elenin|
|September 4, 2010||Christchurch, New Zealand||6.3||Sun, Earth, Elenin|
|March 11, 2011||Oshika Peninsula, Japan||9.0||Sun, Earth, Elenin|
Mesur Omerbashich has published a study based on georesonator concept titled “Astronomical alignments as the cause of ~M6+ seismicity”. The data presented in the study provide evidence indicating that all strong (~M6+) earthquakes of 2010 occurred during the Earth’s long alignment (t>3 day) astronomical alignments within our solar system. Then Omerbashich shows the astronomical alignments holds true for the all very strong (~M8+) earthquakes of 21st century.
Omerbashich used Comet Elenin (C/2010 X1) as an example as it has been has been aligned with our sun and Earth during very strong seismicity since 2007. He states “Elenin will continue intensifying the Earth’s very strong seismicity until August-October, 2011. Approximate forecast of earthquakes based on my discoveries is feasible. This demonstration proves my hyperresonator concept, arrived at earlier as a mathematical-physical solution to the most general extension of the georesonator concept possible.”
To read the entire study (9 pages) go to http://lanl.arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1104/1104.2036.pdf or
Google search “Astronomical alignments as the cause of ~M6+ seismicity”.
Comet Elenin will be at its closet point to our sun on September 11, 2011. Another unique element that the comet has is that is has a 11, 000 year orbit around our sun. Geological studies indicate that that were significant changes to the earth, 11,000 years ago, when comet Elenin last passed by the Earth in its orbit of the sun. Going forward in 2011 Elenin and other alignments longer than 3 days will increase well into October, 2011 and beyond with Elenin effect until subsiding in 2016 according to Mesur’s study.
The Unique Number Eleven
The biblical meaning of the number 11 deals with the things of imperfection, disorganization of systems, and the disorder or chaos of things. Are we living in the eleventh hour of the age? Is that not what we are witnessing happening in the earth today? Turn on the news and you will see story after story of things out of balance and systems in total chaos and disorder in the geopolitical, geophysical, geoeconomic as well as global weather systems. Events like the Arab spring (revolts in the mid-east countries), powerful wind and rain storms, massive earthquakes, enormous wildfires, extensive floods and long standing droughts all occurring at the same time in countries around the globe. We are witnessing the birth pangs of things to come.
Signs in the Heavens
“And I saw another angel flying in midheaven, having an eternal gospel to preach to those who live on the earth, and to every nation and tribe and tongue and people; and he said with a loud voice, “Fear God, and give Him glory, because the hour of His judgment has come; worship Him who made the heaven and the earth and sea and springs of waters.” Rev. 14:6-7
The Bible has many references to the times of the feast of the Lord as mentioned in Leviticus 23. The wise men followed the bright star night after night as it broadcast to the world that the Messiah was about to be born in Bethlehem.
A short time before the destruction of Herod’s temple in 70 A.D there were several celestial warning signs which appeared over Jerusalem. However, the signs went mostly ignored by the Jewish people due to listening to false prophets who told them God was going to deliver them from the Roman siege. Two of the signs were a star which appeared that resembled a sword as well as a comet which stood over the city the whole year.
Before the Jewish rebellion began people had come into Jerusalem in a great crowd for the Feast of Unleavened Bread. On the eight day of the feast and at the ninth hour of the night, a great light shone round the altar and the holy house that it appeared to bright day time and lasted for half an hour.
On the 21st day of the same month many witnessed an incredible phenomenon before the sunset chariots and troops of soldiers in their armor were seen running about among the clouds surrounding the cities. There were other signs but I am focusing on the ones in the heavens.
Comets are signal markers which are sent our way by God to point of impending events to soon come. Comets reside in the Kuiper belt which is beyond our planetary system. Some refer to it as the Comet Belt. A good example of a signal marker in action is comet Halley which appeared in 1910 four years before the beginning of WWI and again seventy-six years later in 1986, four years before the beginning of hostilities in the Gulf War with Iraq invading Kuwait.
In 1994 Comet Shoemaker-Levy impacted Jupiter 21 times as it broke up on the 9th of Av. The 9th of Av is the same date of the destruction of the two Jewish temples, the sin of the twelve scouts sent by Moses who spoke disparagingly about promise land. Planet Jupiter (Tzedek) in biblical astronomy is identified as the king planet. The significance of this event may point to the establishment of Christ earthly judgments which must occur before the return of Christ; seven seals, seven bowls and seven trumpets as well as implying 21 years to the millennium being established upon the Earth.
Hale-Bopp comet appeared in 1997. The comet has a 4465 year cyclical orbit which places its last appearance in the days of Noah. Comet Hale-Bopp entered through the Pleiades (seven stars or seven sisters) which is also referred to as Noah’s constellation. It is very likely that Noah observed comet Hale-Bopp 120 years before the flood. Did its appearance in 1997 mark the beginning of the days of Noah as Jesus mentioned in Matthew 24?
“The third angel sounded, and a great star fell from heaven, burning like a torch, and it fell on a third of the rivers and on the springs of waters. The name of the star is called Wormwood (bitter); and a third of the waters became wormwood, and many men died from the waters, because they were made bitter. The fourth angel sounded, and a third of the sun and a third of the moon and a third of the stars were struck, so that a third of them would be darkened and the day would not shine for a third of it, and the night in the same way. Then I looked, and I heard an eagle flying in midheaven, saying with a loud voice, “Woe, woe, woe to those who dwell on the earth, because of the remaining blasts of the trumpet of the three angels who are about to sound!” Rev. 8:10-13
God is not limited in what or how He chooses to display His wonders. Jesus spoke of the signs of His coming in Matthew 24 and I believe without a doubt we are now in those days. If you are pressing into Christ in a one on one relationship then you will still find these days to be challenging but magnificent at the same time. We’re in the time of the preparation of the bride of Christ. It is necessary for all the believers to be purged, purified and refined before meeting the Lord at His return. Many are called and few are chosen. Jesus isn’t coming back for a harlot but a bride without spot, blemish or wrinkle. A bride who made herself ready. A bride who forsook all the idols, harlotry and abstains from even the appearance of evil.
The message of Noah was to come into the ark before the flood began and so it is now for our generation. It continues to ignore the signs of the times and the calling of the Lord to repent and come into the ark of a relationship with Christ. There is a time coming when the door of the ark of our generation will be closed and those who refused to heed the warning will not be spared. They will perish!
In Matthew 25 there are ten virgins waiting for the announcement that the bridegroom is coming. Five were describes as foolish and five were wise. The difference between the two is the wise virgins had their flasks of oil with them which allowed their light to endure the lengthy delay until the coming of the bridegroom. The flask full of oil represents the soul, which has been purely sanctified by soaking hours each day in the presence of the Lord and walking in total obedience out of love to the Lord. The wise virgins were in an intimate relationship with the Lord. Matthew 25:1-13
In Matthew 7 Jesus spoke of two foundations to build on which is sand and the other is rock. Building upon the Rock requires obedience to the things of God and it is driven not out of guilt or obligation but out of love for Jesus Christ. Any other foundation will fall when the storm comes. The foolish virgins didn’t have flask of oil with them and they were unprepared for the delay. They had been taught that Jesus would come before any signs of trouble so they didn’t prepare for the delay or the tribulation. Matthew 7:24-27
Watch the heavens for Lord will be putting on a show for the people of the Earth in the last days and know that the Jesus will return just like He left. Acts 1:9-11
For the stars of heaven and their constellations Will not flash forth their light; The sun will be dark when it rises And the moon will not shed its light. Is. 13:10
Then the moon will be abashed and the sun ashamed, For the LORD of hosts will reign on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem, And His glory will be before His elders. Is. 24:23
A day of wrath is that day, A day of trouble and distress, A day of destruction and desolation, A day of darkness and gloom, A day of clouds and thick darkness, Zep 1:15
Before them the earth quakes, The heavens tremble, The sun and the moon grow dark And the stars lose their brightness. Joel 2:10
‘AND I WILL GRANT WONDERS IN THE SKY ABOVE AND SIGNS ON THE EARTH BELOW, BLOOD, AND FIRE, AND VAPOR OF SMOKE. ‘THE SUN WILL BE TURNED INTO DARKNESS AND THE MOON INTO BLOOD, BEFORE THE GREAT AND GLORIOUS DAY OF THE LORD SHALL COME. Acts 2:19-20
I looked when He broke the sixth seal, and there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth made of hair, and the whole moon became like blood; and the stars of the sky fell to the earth, as a fig tree casts its unripe figs when shaken by a great wind. The sky was split apart like a scroll when it is rolled up, and every mountain and island were moved out of their places. Rev. 6:12-14