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  • 1. Moses & the RedMoses & the Red Sea CrossingSea Crossing Truth or Fiction?Truth or Fiction?
  • 2. First Question:First Question: We look at documentaryWe look at documentary & archeological evidence!& archeological evidence! Did the Biblical Characters involvedDid the Biblical Characters involved with the Exodus really exist?with the Exodus really exist?
  • 3. Isaac’s son Jacob dug a well near Sychar, where Jesus talked to the woman of Samaria 1000 years later. Local Bedouins & Jews call this Jacob’s well. This picture is from 1884 AD. It still existsIt still exists today within thetoday within the walled complexwalled complex of a Greekof a Greek OrthodoxOrthodox Monastery.Monastery. Abraham had a son called IsaacAbraham had a son called Isaac
  • 4. 1880 Picture of Rachel’s Tomb1880 Picture of Rachel’s Tomb •Jacob married Rachel.Jacob married Rachel. •Among other sons they had LEVI & JOSEPH.Among other sons they had LEVI & JOSEPH. •LEVI had KOHATH who had son AMRAMLEVI had KOHATH who had son AMRAM
  • 5. 1865 Photo:1865 Photo: Joseph’s Tomb in Palestine!Joseph’s Tomb in Palestine! Jacob‘s favorite son Joseph was sold by his brothersJacob‘s favorite son Joseph was sold by his brothers into Egypt as a slave, but he becameinto Egypt as a slave, but he became under-Pharaohunder-Pharaoh!! After 400 years there Moses, on Joseph’s orders,After 400 years there Moses, on Joseph’s orders, carried Joseph’s bones with him whencarried Joseph’s bones with him when Israel left Egypt.Israel left Egypt.
  • 6. Moses mustMoses must have lovedhave loved his fatherhis father very much!very much! It’s theIt’s the longestlongest tomb in thetomb in the world!world! Tomb of Amram,Tomb of Amram, Moses’ FatherMoses’ Father Exodus 6:20 “AndExodus 6:20 “And Amram took himAmram took him Jochebed his father'sJochebed his father's sister to wife; andsister to wife; and she bare him Aaronshe bare him Aaron and Moses: and theand Moses: and the years of the life ofyears of the life of Amram [were] anAmram [were] an hundred and thirtyhundred and thirty and seven years.and seven years.
  • 7. Moses’ brother Aaron helped him leadMoses’ brother Aaron helped him lead 2-3 million of their people Israel out of Egypt.2-3 million of their people Israel out of Egypt. Of the mountains that encircle the great bowl of Petra, none is moreOf the mountains that encircle the great bowl of Petra, none is more commanding than Jabal Haroun, Aaron's Mountain, or Mt. Hor of thecommanding than Jabal Haroun, Aaron's Mountain, or Mt. Hor of the Bible. At 1,350 metres above sea-level it is the highest peak in the area;Bible. At 1,350 metres above sea-level it is the highest peak in the area; and it is a place of great sanctity to the local people for here, theyand it is a place of great sanctity to the local people for here, they believe, Moses' brother Aaron died and was buried.believe, Moses' brother Aaron died and was buried. Numbers 20:28 “And Moses stripped Aaron of his garments, and put them on Eleazar his son; and Aaron died there in the top of the mount [Hor]: and Moses and Eleazar came down from the mount.”
  • 8. Geographies – The Red Sea!Geographies – The Red Sea! Gulf of AqabaGulf of Aqaba Land of GoshenLand of Goshen
  • 9. They traveled from GoshenThey traveled from Goshen exiting at Nuweiba beachexiting at Nuweiba beach via Succothvia Succoth through this wadithrough this wadi
  • 10. Nuweiba BeachNuweiba Beach SatelliteSatellite picture of thepicture of the wadi leadingwadi leading to the onlyto the only exit: Nuweibaexit: Nuweiba Beach!Beach!
  • 11. Coming out on Nuweiba Beach
  • 12. Side ViewsSide Views
  • 13. Nuweiba beach at the gulf of Aqaba from whereNuweiba beach at the gulf of Aqaba from where they presumably crossed over…they presumably crossed over… Pretty big beach no? For 2 million people?Pretty big beach no? For 2 million people? I always did wonder how thatI always did wonder how that pillar of fire could have stoppedpillar of fire could have stopped the Egyptians by night. Just gothe Egyptians by night. Just go around it! No sir! Those hillsaround it! No sir! Those hills were too steep for their chariots!were too steep for their chariots!
  • 14. Checking sonar depth measurements, WyattChecking sonar depth measurements, Wyatt discovered an underwater land bridge exactlydiscovered an underwater land bridge exactly between Nuweiba Beach & the Saudi side.between Nuweiba Beach & the Saudi side.
  • 15. God divided the sea by an Eastern storm exposing thisGod divided the sea by an Eastern storm exposing this underwater land bridge & Moses went over it as if it wereunderwater land bridge & Moses went over it as if it were dry land! That’s how 2-3 million of them could cross!dry land! That’s how 2-3 million of them could cross! Exodus 14:21-22Exodus 14:21-22 “Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and“Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the LORD caused the sea to go [back] by a strong east wind allthe LORD caused the sea to go [back] by a strong east wind all that night, and made the sea dry [land], and the waters werethat night, and made the sea dry [land], and the waters were divided. And the children of Israel went into the midst of the seadivided. And the children of Israel went into the midst of the sea upon the dry [ground]: and the waters [were] a wall unto them onupon the dry [ground]: and the waters [were] a wall unto them on their right hand, and on their left.”their right hand, and on their left.”
  • 16. According to the Bible account Pharaoh’sAccording to the Bible account Pharaoh’s chariots tried to pursue themchariots tried to pursue them original picture oforiginal picture of Pharaoh’s chariotsPharaoh’s chariots EX. 14:23EX. 14:23 The Egyptians pursued, and went in after them to the midst of the sea, evenThe Egyptians pursued, and went in after them to the midst of the sea, even all Pharaoh's horses, his chariots, and his horsemen. 24 …it came to pass, that in theall Pharaoh's horses, his chariots, and his horsemen. 24 …it came to pass, that in the morning watch the LORD 25 took off their chariot wheels, that they drave them heavily:morning watch the LORD 25 took off their chariot wheels, that they drave them heavily: so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for the LORD fighteth forso that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel; for the LORD fighteth for them against the Egyptians. 26 And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out thine handthem against the Egyptians. 26 And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand over the sea, that the waters may come again upon the Egyptians, upon their chariots,over the sea, that the waters may come again upon the Egyptians, upon their chariots, and upon their horsemen. 27 And Moses stretched forth his hand over the sea, and theand upon their horsemen. 27 And Moses stretched forth his hand over the sea, and the sea returned to his strength when the morning appeared; and the Egyptians fled againstsea returned to his strength when the morning appeared; and the Egyptians fled against it; and the LORD overthrew the Egyptians in the midst of the sea. 28 And the watersit; and the LORD overthrew the Egyptians in the midst of the sea. 28 And the waters returned, and covered the chariots, and the horsemen, and all the host of Pharaoh thatreturned, and covered the chariots, and the horsemen, and all the host of Pharaoh that came into the sea after them; there remained not so much as one of them.came into the sea after them; there remained not so much as one of them.
  • 17. So Wyatt decided to go scuba diving & lookSo Wyatt decided to go scuba diving & look underwater there! Guess what he discovered…underwater there! Guess what he discovered…
  • 18. Wheels of Pharaoh’s chariots that gotWheels of Pharaoh’s chariots that got drowned when trying to pursue them!drowned when trying to pursue them! Artefacts foundArtefacts found include wheels,include wheels, chariot bodies, aschariot bodies, as well as human andwell as human and horse bones.horse bones. Divers have locatedDivers have located such on the Saudisuch on the Saudi coastline oppositecoastline opposite Nuweiba as well.Nuweiba as well.
  • 19. Since 1987, Ron Wyatt found three four-Since 1987, Ron Wyatt found three four- spoke gilded chariot wheels.spoke gilded chariot wheels. Coral does not grow on gold, hence the shape has remainedCoral does not grow on gold, hence the shape has remained very distinct, although the wood inside the gold veneer hasvery distinct, although the wood inside the gold veneer has disintegrated making them too fragile to move.disintegrated making them too fragile to move. The hope for future expeditions is to explore theThe hope for future expeditions is to explore the deeper waters with remote cameras or mini-subs.deeper waters with remote cameras or mini-subs.
  • 20. A coral-encrusted chariot wheel, filmed off the SaudiA coral-encrusted chariot wheel, filmed off the Saudi coastline, matches chariot wheels found incoastline, matches chariot wheels found in Tutankhamen's tomb.Tutankhamen's tomb.
  • 21. Chariot wheel and axle coveredChariot wheel and axle covered with coral and up-ended.with coral and up-ended. Exodus 14:25Exodus 14:25 'And took off their chariot'And took off their chariot wheels, that they drave them heavily...'wheels, that they drave them heavily...'
  • 22. Mineralized bone,Mineralized bone, one of many foundone of many found at the crossing siteat the crossing site tested by thetested by the Department ofDepartment of Osteology atOsteology at StockholmStockholm University, wasUniversity, was found to be afound to be a human femur, fromhuman femur, from the right leg of athe right leg of a 165-170cm tall165-170cm tall man.man. It is essentiallyIt is essentially 'fossilized, ' i.e.,'fossilized, ' i.e., replaced byreplaced by minerals and coral,minerals and coral, hence cannot behence cannot be dated bydated by radiocarbonradiocarbon methods, althoughmethods, although this specimen wasthis specimen was obviously fromobviously from antiquity.antiquity.
  • 23. Solomon's Memorial Pillars.Solomon's Memorial Pillars. When Ron Wyatt first visited Nuweiba in 1978, he found aWhen Ron Wyatt first visited Nuweiba in 1978, he found a Phoenician style column lying in the water. Unfortunately thePhoenician style column lying in the water. Unfortunately the inscriptions had been eroded away, hence the column'sinscriptions had been eroded away, hence the column's importance was not understood until 1984 when a second graniteimportance was not understood until 1984 when a second granite column was found on the Saudi coastline opposite -- identical tocolumn was found on the Saudi coastline opposite -- identical to the first, except on this one the inscription was still intact!the first, except on this one the inscription was still intact!
  • 24. Ron Wyatt found 2 pillars King Solomon put on bothRon Wyatt found 2 pillars King Solomon put on both beaches to commemorate the Red Sea crossing!beaches to commemorate the Red Sea crossing! In Phoenician lettersIn Phoenician letters (Archaic Hebrew), it(Archaic Hebrew), it contained the words:contained the words: Mizraim (Egypt ); Solomon;Mizraim (Egypt ); Solomon; Edom; death; Pharaoh;Edom; death; Pharaoh; Moses; and Yahweh,Moses; and Yahweh, indicating that King Solomonindicating that King Solomon had set up these columns ashad set up these columns as a memorial to the miracle ofa memorial to the miracle of the crossing of the sea.the crossing of the sea. Saudi Arabia does not admitSaudi Arabia does not admit tourists, and perhaps fearingtourists, and perhaps fearing unauthorized visitors, theunauthorized visitors, the Saudi Authorities have sinceSaudi Authorities have since removed this column, andremoved this column, and replaced it with a flagreplaced it with a flag marker where it once stood.marker where it once stood.
  • 25. They crossed the Red Sea toThey crossed the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia where accordingSaudi Arabia where according to these archeologists the realto these archeologists the real Holy Mountain Sinai is.Holy Mountain Sinai is. FromFrom herehere Where Moses gotWhere Moses got the 10the 10 commandmentscommandments
  • 26. Hebrew Inscriptions Found in ArabiaHebrew Inscriptions Found in Arabia
  • 27. a host of other evidence can be found ona host of other evidence can be found on the Arabian side of the water, includingthe Arabian side of the water, including remains of the golden calf, pillars, altarsremains of the golden calf, pillars, altars
  • 28. The rockThe rock split andsplit and the waterthe water gushedgushed forth…forth… eveneven the rock at Horeb that the Bible saysthe rock at Horeb that the Bible says Moses hit twice to get water for the people!Moses hit twice to get water for the people!
  • 29. Sad to say mainstream anti-God media do notSad to say mainstream anti-God media do not portray these true facts in the light of faithportray these true facts in the light of faith But prefer to sceptically doubt such archaeological proofs to the veracity & historicity of the Biblical account, one of the most accurate history books in the world "Commit your way to the LORD;"Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him, and he will act".trust in him, and he will act". (Psalm:37:5)(Psalm:37:5)

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