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  • 1. THE BIBLE GOD’S OWN BOOK THE CONTENTS OF THIS BOOK PROVE THAT THE CREATOR OF THIS WORLD AND THE BIBLE IS BY THE SAME PERSON, THE SON OF GOD “JESUS CHRIST” By Samson Salem ( Srinivasan. S. C)
  • 2. 1 SCIENCE AND THE BIBLE Is life on this earth a purposeless accident? Is life a result of a cosmic chance as claimed by so-called scientists? Whether all wonders, beauty, and order in the universe, is merely: an accident? Where do we come from? Where do we go? What is the purpose of this life? What is the answer for all these Questions? The answer is creation has a creator, as design in the universe implies a designer. Atheists, skeptics, & Gnostics who always talk what they do not know, engage in idle babble, collect information falsely & call their knowledge as rational knowledge. They are proud knowing nothing, but are obsessed with disputes & arguments over words. They deceive their own hearts by a strong delusion & believe false as truth & truth as false. BIBLE says that, “BECAUSE THE FOOLISHNESS OF GOD IS WISER THAN MEN AND THE WEAKNESS OF GOD IS STRONGER THAN MEN. FOR YOU SEE YOUR CALLING, BRETHERN, THAT NOT MANY WISE ACCORDING TO THE FLESH, NOT MANY MIGHTY, NOT MANY NOBLE, ARE CALLED. BUT GOD HAS CHOSEN THE FOOLISH THINGS OF THE WORLD TO PUT TO SHAME THE WISE AND GOD HAS CHOSEN THE WEAK THINGS OF THE WORLD TO PUT TO SHAME THE THINGS WHICH ARE MIGHTY”.(1cor 1:25.) The psalm 19:1 of the BIBLE states that “HEAVENS DECLARE THE GLORY OF GOD, AND THE FIRMAMENT SHOWS HIS HANDY WORK”. In Genesis 1:1-25, we read that how God created everything in the heavens and on earth. In genesis 1:26-27, we read that, “THEN GOD SAID, LET US MAKE MAN IN OUR OWN IMAGE, ACCORDING TO OUR OWN LIKENESS”. In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. These are the very first words of the BIBLE, which tells us of the beginning of the heavens and the earth. God who created them in the beginning
  • 3. 2 means that he existed before the beginning and that the world, the heavens, the earth and everything in them were created by him. The mysteries, miracles, wonders, and secrets of the universe wrested in the bosom of God alone and he through the BIBLE gave all the answers to his men doubts and questions arising out, in every field of human enquiry. Some believe that the universe is a result of some inexplicable and unknown chance of combination of interacting forces. They honestly believe that billions of years ago there was a great explosion called big bang in the space that resulted in the formation of our universe. By finding the Age of Aquarius, astronomers say that the universe is 6 billions years old. Now where is that clock or what is that clock or what was that time machine: from which they measured that time? How absurd it is to believe some thing like that! We have heard of many explosions, and might have witnessed some. What do they produce? Do they produce beauty, design, order, or creation? They do not create or build anything, but they destroy everything. How can one get a printed newspaper, high lighting that day’s events, resulting out of a bomb explosion in the newspaper press? Are we to believe that an explosion organized letters, columns, spaces, and that set the power on to print the news paper high lighting that days events, like politics, sports, pictures and etc? Are we to believe in these scientists who take advantage, that universe cannot talk and it has no date stamp? Can scientists say any thing they like? If the big bang theory of Hoyle, 1949 is true, why the moons of Neptune and Uranus roil retrograde? Why the cosmic dust on our moon’s surface is only a half an inch? Scientists had calculated that our moon would receive an inch of cosmic dust every 10,000 years. But when men landed on moon their boot did not go half an
  • 4. 3 inch inside even. C14, Carbon dating test can date substances only up to 2000 years. Now the scientists claim that they can date substances up to 7, 14,000 years by using Al 26 dating test. If as per scientists earth is billions of years old, why is Globe warming? Why so many rivers are drying? Why ice in North Pole is melting away and grass is growing? Why ice and snow have reduced on mountain tops, which is the source and origin of many rivers in this world? As per BIBLE our universe was created in 6 days, 6000 years ago. BIBLE speaks of creation of our earth (Gen 1:1), and destruction of our earth too (Isa 34:4, 2Ptr 3:10). The universe has purpose and design. There is beauty and order in it. How can life evolve from non-life? Can something come out of nothing? How wonderful it is to know and to believe that in the beginning there was God, who had always existed and that the eternal God, the creator of heaven and earth and whatsoever, that are in them. The earth spins itself to give day and night, tilted itself, so that we get seasons. As per bible, the biosphere owes its existence to God’s act of creation. The biosphere is defined as part of envelope surrounding the earth in which the life thrives and survives. Man like all other living creature, is a product of that, biosphere, which God created on the very first day. There are naturalists and evolutionists, who believe in what is called “a continuous creation”. Of course, by this they do not mean that something was made out of nothing, but rather, something shapely things, were made out of shapeless things. But this theory of continuous and progressive creation presupposes that each state of material world was preceded by a previous state. There must be a beginning, but what was that in the beginning? Where did that come from? How and when did that start evolving? They
  • 5. 4 say that man evolved from Anthropoid Ape and Anthropoid Ape from Ape and Ape from Buban and Buban from Chimpanzee and Chimpanzee from Monkey, which had evolved from another lower state, and that from another lower state, and that from another and that from another. But the question is where did that first one come from, which the process of evolution began? Why Ape is still an Ape? Why monkey is still a monkey? Why monkey has not changed into something else? Why Ape or monkey could not talk or converse, while parrot and mina could talk like man. And why is man still a man, who was supposedly evolved from a state of monkey? Why is man not evolving into another being? HAS EVOLUTION COME TO AN END? If man has evolved from lower species, why man does not start life like lower species? Birds start to fly the moment it comes out of egg. Reptiles start hunting its prey the moment it comes out of egg. Why not man, if he has come from lower specie? As per scientists, life and mankind has been there from billions of years, then why there are no traces of evolution to next higher specie? Scientists now claim that man has evolved into intelligent specie. If that is true why scientist’s children are not scientists, musician’s children are not musicians and genius children are not genius? What is an answer for all these, by these self-styled so-called evolutionists? Why man and woman are still male and female? Why man cannot be a woman and woman a man? Why father has to be a husband and woman a wife? Why man cannot be a wife and a woman a husband? Darwin to convince the world and to become great had put all kinds of misleading questions. Example: Why giraffe has long neck? Why frog’s back legs are longer than front legs? Why man lost the tail? Why mammary glands are there in between legs in a cow or buffalo, while in man it is between shoulders? Why canines have long mammary glands stretching from hind legs to fore legs?
  • 6. 5 Evolution theory is nonsense, however sophisticated it might appear in dress. The desire of these evolutionists, and the naturalists, is to explain the world without God and to use man as mere animal of labor. It is interesting to note animals have no idea of God at all. Persons who accept evolution theory have to accept themselves as animals and have to be atheists like animals. One cannot accept to Darwin’s conclusion and idea of God both, since they contradict each other. But most people, who accept Darwin’s theory of evolution, also accept to idea of God who thinks he influences daily life. These people neither know message of Darwin’s theory nor about God. They try to sail in two boats, with one leg in atheistic Darwin’s theory and other leg in theistic religion. Theory of evolution is destructive and it later became the foundation of Inhuman Communism, Nazism, fascism and capitalism, to treat divine man as an animal and justify use him as mere animal. Hitler was the one who greeted Darwin’s theory of evolution. Quoting Darwin he hailed that the German Aryans as racially superior and annihilated 6 million Jews as racially inferior. Today it is proved beyond doubt that Jews are fore runners in all fields of human enquiry, be it military or science or technology or medicine. Darwin’s theory has more questions than answers. Darwin’s theory is ridiculous and it was accepted during the industrial revolution Today science has opened up large dimensions of reason and thus brought us new insights. But in the joy at the extent of its discoveries, it tends to take away from us dimensions of reason that we still need. Today scientists denounce evolution theory. BIBLE is historical and scientific, greater than any book in existence. It is God’s book and his word. It has been spark, which has promoted numerous scientific advances. Speaking in the realm of sciences, even though BIBLE is not a book of science, it does deal with scientific principles that have been proved correct. True
  • 7. 6 science and BIBLE agree, and do not conflict. Many of the scientific truths that have been discovered only in recent times were written in the BIBLE several thousand years ago. Many Jewish and Christian scientists attribute their source of scientific knowledge to the BIBLE. Science and technology is native and the natural born children of Christians and Jews alone. BIBLE makes Christian and Jewish scientists feel, that they are not alone, that is why all inventions have come from them alone. Spiritually, the BIBLE contains the word of God, the will of God, and his mind through the scripture to man. BIBLE is the greatest book ever to be delivered into the human hands. It is a book of the books, shinning gem of the ages, and inexhaustible. It has done more to change the course of human events than any other book ever printed. It is bromide of life and an x-ray of truth. It gives comfort to the dying and a compass to the living. Some of the authors were shepherds, some were kings, some were of great education, others men of formal education. Yet all wrote in such a harmony and unity that not a single contradiction has ever been found in their teachings. When scientists are asked to explain the destiny of galaxies, they answer that they will all be slowly be eliminated in millions of years. When asked about the destiny of man, they answer that man probably will have to leave this earth and find another civilization in another planet. When asked whether life is there on any other planet, they say that they are to be probed. Believing in these scientists, governments are spending billions of dollars, tax payers’ money, and sending manned and unmanned space crafts to nook and corner of our solar system. For thousands of years men had believed that the earth was flat and that the ship went too far off to sea, fall off the edge and are destroyed. Today we laugh at such a theory. Yet this belief was widely accepted throughout the world, as late as the days of
  • 8. 7 Columbus, the year A.D.1492. It was not until Magellan first sailed around the world on ocean in A.D. 1522 that the earth roundness and that all the oceans are together was proved. As we go back to the scripture, Moses wrote in his book of Genesis that, “THEN GOD SAID, LET ALL OCEANS ON EARTH UNDER THE HEAVENS BE GATHERED TOGETHER INTO ONE PLACE AND LET DRY LAND APPEAR, AND IT WAS SO” (Gen 1:9F). Magellan had faith in the BIBLE and took the voyage on sea, believing that the BIBLE as truth and infallible. Magellan after the voyage came to the conclusion that earth is round and all the seas are together, but not the lands or mountains. Moses never went around the globe on sea. Then who revealed him to write this astounding fact? The first ship launched by Americans was in San Francisco in 1919. The ship was built on the laws of buoyancy. It was rock stable having perfect meta-center and its dimension was 300 ft X 50 ft X 30 ft. As we go back to the BIBLE, the first ship Noah built as per God’s commandment was 300 cubits X 50 cubits X 30 cubits. (Gen 6:13-22). Noah was no Mariner. Was it God’s purpose that after revealing that all the seas are together, that man should have a world wide voyage by the seas? Along side, as we turn back through the BIBLE, to the prophets, Isaiah 40:22, we read that, “IT IS HE WHO SITS ABOVE THE CIRCLE OF EARTH”, meaning earth as round. Moses lived in 3850 B.C.E. and Isaiah lived in 2350 B.C.E. Again in (proverbs 8:27), we read that, “WHEN HE PREPARED THE HEAVENS, I WAS THERE, WHEN HE DREW A CIRCLE ON THE FACE OF THE EARTH”. Who could have revealed them to write all these truths several centuries ago? Another example of BIBLE, which deals with is, the universal law of gravitation: For centuries it was believed that earth was held in a place by some great support on its outside. As Magellan sailed
  • 9. 8 around, however he discovered nothing visible holds it in place. Thousands of years before this fact was accepted by the scientific world, Job in his book (Job 26:7), declared that “GOD STRECHED OUT THE NORTH OVER AN EMPTY SPACE, AND HE HANGS THE EARTH ON NOTHING”. Job was a shepherd and who gave him this kind of astounding astronomical knowledge? His book is full of astronomy having cosmic values. Till 16th century A.D., mankind had believed that Atlas, a Greek god, had carried the earth on his back. The coming of Jesus will be in the day–and in the night. In the passage 2 activities are in the night and 2 in the day. There is only one coming spoken of. At any given time part of the earth is covered by darkness and the other part by light. One half of the world has night, while other has day, at the same time (Luke17: 34- 36). Who reveled this to this gentile doctor? Later scientists also discovered that in the northern region there is a vast empty space, in which even most powerful telescopes have not been able to locate any celestial bodies. In every other direction, stars can be found. Prophet Job in his book wrote about star constellations visible during different seasons, which is valid even today. Job was a shepherd and did not go out of his own village. Who revealed him to write these terrestrial truths? Job was not an astronomer and there were no telescopes those days. Noble Laureate, William Fountain Murray, an admiral in the navy, “the path finder of the sea” and “the founder of science of oceanography”, was a firm believer of the BIBLE. Before Murray lived there were no charts of the sea and sailing lanes. One day he was ill, and he asked his son to read psalms. His attention became ever increasingly more and more, when his son read the (psalm 8:4), which read, “THE BIRDS OF THE AIR AND FISH OF THE SEA, THAT PASS THROUGH THE PATHS OF THE SEA”. Murray got the clue from the BIBLE and his unfinished work on oceanography was
  • 10. 9 completed, and they are followed by sailors for the safety and smooth sailing of marine’s and sub-marines today. King David by inspiration wrote in psalms 3000 years earlier. The law of celestial universe is that whatever that takes birth, grows and dies and there is no exception to anything in this universe, be it plant life, animal life or celestial bodies. Everything in this world has entropy and everything comes to an end.Even astronomers say that stars which are born too perish some day by burning up. The dead star becomes a black hole and swallows up the neighboring living stars. They also say that our solar system together with earth also get burnt up some day. BIBLE in (2 peter 3:10), says “BUT THE DAY OF THE LORD WILL COME AS A THIEF IN THE NIGHT, IN WHICH HEAVENS WILL PASS AWAY WITH A GREAT NOISE, AND THE ELEMENTS WILL MELT WITH FERVENT HEAT: BOTH THE EARTH AND THE WORKS THAT ARE IN IT WILL BE BURNTUP”. The prophesy made by Peter 2000 years ago are coming true as we are witnessing the disappearance of snow on mountain tops, rivers drying up one by one, polar animals migrating or dying and the globe is warming. Who revealed this knowledge to this poor Galilean fisherman? Was Peter an astronomer? There is scientific fore knowledge on eclipses too. Till 18th century it was thought that shadow planets would swallow up Sun and Moon causing Eclipses. But GOD had revealed to Isaiah, the terrestrial truth several centuries ago. He wrote in his book that, “THE SUN WILL BE DARKENED IN ITS GOING FORTH; AND THE MOON WILL NOT CAUSE ITS LIGHT TO SHINE” (Isa13:10) meaning that moon would come in between the earth and sun, hence no light from the Sun to the earth, which is called total solar eclipse. How did Isaiah know about law of celestial mechanics, and who revealed it to him?
  • 11. 10 Herbert Spencer, a known fashionable atheist once declared that science offers 5 basic principles for universal stability, as time, space, matter, force and motion. The first verse of BIBLE reveals these five principles. Gen 1:1, “IN THE BEGINNING (TIME), GOD CREATED HEAVENS (SPACE), AND THE EARTH (MATTER), AND THE SPIRIT OF GOD (FORCE), WAS HOVERING OVER THE FACE OF THE WATERS (MOTION)”. Everything Herbert Spencer had said had already been revealed several thousand years ago by Moses in his very first book: Genesis. Another latest discovery by Albert Einstein in the modern physics is about the fate of space, time, matter and motion in 4th dimensional space. Here Einstein talks about shrinkage of time with respect to space. No matter: no space, no time and no vector dimensions. Whatever Albert Einstein said and stated in his famous theory of relativity can be found in (2 ptr 3:8), which says, “BUT, BELOVED, DONOT FORGET THIS ONE THING, THAT WITH THE LORD ONE DAY IS AS A THOUSAND YEARS, AND A THOUSAND YEARS AS ONE DAY”. How did Peter know that the day of the earth and the day of the universe were different? How did he even know about the shrinkage of time in space in this universe? Peter was a Galilean fisherman lived his life in a remote corner of this world. To-day, there is no one who does not know about Radio and T.V: the entertaining gadgets. Both radio and T.V. works on the principles of electro-magnetism: a transmitter and a receiver gadget. As we return to the BIBLE in the book of Job 38:19-35, says that, “WHERE IS THE WAY TO THE DWELLING OF LIGHT? AND DARKNESS, WHERE IS ITS PLACE? CAN YOU SEND OUT LIGHTNINGS, THAT THEY MAY GO? AND SAY TO YOU, “HERE WE ARE!” Yes: Whatever Hertz, Marconi and Baird had laid down the theory and principles of transmission of electrical waves are already there in the book of Job. Job was an ordinary wayside shepherd had no schooling and did not go out of Israel. Who revealed him to write these principles of electronics?
  • 12. 11 Atheists in their boastful bravado deny these truths. Apostle James the brother of the Lord Jesus Christ wrote in his canonical epistle (Jms 2:19), “AN ATHEIST DENIES, BUT DEVIL ADMITS”. Atheists complain that they cannot see him, and can’t prove him in the laboratories, or even see him through the telescopes. Atheists are weak, but their avarice is hard to satisfy. They are like moth seeking a wick light of the evening than broad daylight. They climb a molehill and claim that they have climbed a mountain hill. We know it is for a small fame and a cheap popularity. They are unwontedly educated beyond their brains. Their hearts are sick souls. Doctors and nurses are different. Those in that profession are working with the most astounding organism of the world. Human body is a complex biological, pathological and physical machine with precision. The complexity of the body and marvelous works that it accomplishes ought to cause each of them to believe in divine creation. BIBLE reveals, that “BLOOD IS THE LIFE OF THE BODY” (Lev 17:11). Truly it is. Why people look for blood donors when they want to save the patient, because blood is the seat of body-life. It brings life giving iron and oxygen and carries away the life destroying waste products. It is rare to come across doctors and nurses, who are atheists. God’s power and wisdom are displayed in nature. It is apparent that our universe is not limited to the physical realm and no doubt GOD is in control, which mortals cannot know. We do not want any human interpretation of GOD, because he who is born of earth talks about GOD at earth level. But atheists provoke questions, without certainty of any answer. They leave us at a point, when it is impossible for us to stop. Atheists try to find happiness in wine, woman, wealth, and fortune, but happiness cannot be found apart from GOD, and without him everything is meaningless.
  • 13. 12 Man imitates God’s design and claims it as his own invention. Can man make an aircraft without it, looking like an eagle? Can man make a boat without, it looking like an external shell of Spathodia or donis reglia? Can man make a submarine without, it looking like a fish? These are only a few examples. God provides a proto type in nature for man to imitate and use it, because he loves him. The word UNIVERSE, which scientists and atheists use, come from the BIBLE, i.e. UNI + VERSE, UNI means first, and VERSE means word. What does BIBLE say? IN THE BEGINNING WAS THE WORD, AND THE WORD WAS WITH GOD. HE WAS IN THE BEGINNING WITH GOD. ALL THINGS WERE MADE THROUGH HIM, AND WITHOUT HIM NOTHING WAS MADE THAT WAS MADE. (JN1:1-3). How the BIBLE writers knew about these things? Who revealed this super scientific knowledge? There is only one answer: - GOD REVEALED. Refusing to recognize his authority and follow his order, would take him to eternal condemnation. What are the achievements of so-called scientists, whose fashion is atheism? Unchecked by any authority they have out grown to the extent of destroying the world with their useless inventions. Statesmen, progressive scientists, and doctors are warning of impending disaster by them. The late Albert Einstein said that, “there is no defense in science against the weapons which can destroy civilization”. Late John F Kennedy said that, “together we shall live or together we shall perish in its flame”. The great powers are facing their last moments. Ours is an age of agnosticism and atheism, mixed with worst form of cynicism and self-hatred. The vast majority is skeptical of the existence of higher power called GOD. The BIBLE foretold this time of atheism on earth. The Old Testament prophets had foretold the exact time of God’s appearance on earth, yet people refused to believe in him. When he came, he was beaten, tortured, crucified,
  • 14. 13 and killed. The ruler of the universe was judged and condemned to death. Of course GOD, the father resurrected him and took him back in to the heaven to judge the world now. All authority has been given to him now by the father. He is now sitting on the right hand side of the power. The Lord says in the BIBLE that, “Heaven is my throne, and earth is my footstool, Where is the house that you will build me? And where is the place of my rest?” (Isa 66:1). New Testament reveals of his second coming. The BIBLE speaks of signs before all these things happen. Mankind has rejected the BIBLE and its teachings. Mankind has reached the end of rope. The further he goes, the more destructive he becomes. Mankind has no solutions. Any attempt to bring change in these men is like serpent to repent. The BIBLE reveals, as how God will intervene in the worldly affairs to save his believers, baptized, and saved in his name. Yes, Jesus saves us, with his hidden nature of compassion. Called or not called, Jesus Son of God will visit his people again. Because he lives, we also live. He will not leave us as orphans. And that is his promise to his beloved disciples. So let us pray for his second coming. The Christian and the Jewish cosmic vision of this world and its realities are above narrow world vision of the gentile pagans. Saints. AMEN. Christianity took its birth, for saving mankind from eternal condemnation in Jerusalem, a smallest town in Israel. It became a spiritual conviction of Jewish Christians of Israel in spite of crucifixion. It became a national faith of Rome in spite of persecutions. It became a spiritual force of Europeans in spite of condemnation. It became world’s leading spiritualism (seekers of divine truth) amongst highly civilized people in spite of rejection and frequent attacks from the religionists. It is practiced in all countries, and in all continents, and in all races of mankind. It is more universal than regional. Today it is faith of highly civilized people like Europeans and Americans,
  • 15. 14 who produced great inventors, discoverers, doctors, scientists, technocrats, and what not. Are they fools or mad to accept Jesus Christ as their redeemer? THE SECRET OF ITS GROWTH IS PERSECUTION, REJECTION AND CONDEMNATION BY OTHER RADICAL RELIGIONS. This vindicates the mighty hand of Christ working amongst his people and in his nations (Psalm: 112). Christians do not have any festival related or linked to the new moon or full moon (Gal 4: 9-12, Col 2: 14-17). They have no dress codes or external logos or religious uniforms to impress their fellowmen or others. Christianity is not a religion, but a spiritual way of life. Jesus represents Christians and all Christian nations. They have unquenchable thirst for freedom of people, all races, and all nations. All moderate people appreciate Christianity of their enlightened moderation. They are always God-wards and heaven-wards rather than to seek life and luxury on earth. They are always calm in the world, which has gone bad, mad, hysterical, tyrannical and cynical. They are taught to have no enemies and they pray for their enemies. They are transparent and preach openly, fulfilling the liberal openness of Christ. They dislike, people taking religious laws into their own hands, on behalf of their religious convictions. They say it is immortal God’s business to judge and punish, and not the business of dying mortals. Karl Marx wrote that, “Science and technology are the natural and native born children of Jews and Christians alone.” Many major fields of science were founded by the Christians. It is significant that the early pioneers in modern science were men of deep Christian faith. The scientists believed that “God declared that all he has created is good... therefore, God’s works are worthy of study.” The Christian faith aided the scientific approach of many of the original thinkers and shaped their scientific quest for truth.
  • 16. 15 God gave the Christians the power and boldness of thought to tackle any problems in all fields of human enquiry. Here below are stories and inventions of most eminent scientists. Johnn Kepler was the founder of physical Astronomy. Kepler wrote, “ Since we, astronomers are priests of the highest God, in regard to the book of nature, it benefits us to be thoughtful, not of the glory of our minds, but rather, above all else, of the glory of God”. Robert Boyle is credited with being the father of modern chemistry. He was active in financially supporting the spread of message of Christ through missions and bible translations. John Ray was the father of English natural history, considered the greatest zoologist and botanist of his day. He wrote a book titled, “The wisdom of God manifested in the works of creation”. Isaac Newton, father of physics invented calculus, discovered the law of gravity and the law of motions, anticipated the law of energy conservation, developed the particle theory of light propagation and invented the reflecting telescope. He invented calculus. He firmly believed in Jesus Christ as his savior and the bible as the word of God and wrote many books on these subjects. He remained celibate as Disciples of Christ. Carolus Linnaeus was the father of biological taxonomy. His system of classification is still in use today. One of his main goals in systemizing the verities of living creatures was an attempt to delineate the original genesis classification of the “kinds”. He firmly believed in the genesis account as literal history.
  • 17. 16 Micheal Faraday was one of the greatest physicists of all time, who developed fundamental concepts of electricity and magnetism, invented the electrical generator and made many contributions to the field of chemistry. He was active in the various ministries of the church, both in private and public and had abiding faith in the bible and in prayer. Charles Babbage was the founder of computer science. He developed information storage and retrieval systems and used punch cards for instruction and data sets in automated industrial controls. He was a Christian with strong convictions and wrote an important book defending the bible and the miracles. John Dolton was the father of atomic theory, which revolutionized chemistry. He was an orthodox, bible believing Christian. Matthew Mauray was the founder of oceanography. He beloved when psalms 8:8 talked about ‘paths in the sea’ and dedicated his life in charting such pathways in Atlantic and confirmed that seas did have paths. “The birds of the air follow the paths in the sea”. James Simpson discovered Chloroform and laid the foundation for anesthesiology. He said that his motivation to conduct research, which led to the discovery, was fascination in the book of genesis with Adam’s deep sleep during the time in which Eve was fashioned from his side. He said that his biggest discovery was finding Jesus Christ as savior. Gregor Mendel was the father of genetics. He had strong religious convictions and chose the life of a monk. He was a creationist and rejected Darwin’s ideas. Luis Pasteur was the first virologist, who invented vaccine for rabies and later to small pox and measles. He was a pastor of a
  • 18. 17 church. His love for Christ and love for mankind was beyond any one. He wanted to be martyred like Christ and his disciples. Bernard Riemann developed concept of non-Euclidian geometry, which was used by Einstein in his development of the theory of relativity. He was a Christian with a desire to go into ministry, but his interest in mathematics side-tracked him. He apparently made several efforts to prove the validity of book of genesis, using mathematical principles. Joseph Clerk Maxwell developed a comprehensive theoretical and mathematical frame work for electromagnetic theory. Maxwell rejected the theory of evolution and wrote that God’s command to man to subdue earth, found in the first chapter of genesis, provided the personnel motivation to him for perusing his scientific work. He acknowledged a personal faith in Jesus Christ as lord and savior. Joseph Lister founded antiseptic surgical methods. Lister’s contributions have perhaps led to more lives being saved through modern medicine. He wrote, “I am a believer in the fundamental doctrines of Christianity”. William Mitchell Ramsay was among the greatest of all archeologists. He acquired “liberal’ theological beliefs during his days as a university student. However, as he began to make various archeological discoveries in Asia Minor, he began to see the archeology confirmed the accuracy of the bible and thus he became an ardent follower of Christianity. Werner Von Braun was the father of space science. He wrote, “The vast mysteries of the universe should only confirm our belief in the certainty of its creator. I find it as difficult to under-stand a scientist who does not acknowledge the presence of a superior
  • 19. 18 rationality behind the existence of the universe, as it is to comprehend a theologian who would deny the advances of science. The more that the science advances, it advances towards the bible. The more modern and latest finding, the more it approaches closer to the bible. What an awesome God we have! With all this, Christian scientists do not boast at their colossal discoveries and inventions. Many Jewish and Christian scientists attribute their source of scientific knowledge to the bible. Bible makes a Jewish or Christian scientists feel, that they are not alone, that is why all inventions and discoveries have come from them alone. God Jesus gave the Christians: boldness to tackle worldly problems. Christianity is not a religion as people claim. Christianity means knowledge discoveries and inventions. God’s people means, absolute knowledge in every thing. A Christ follower means complete knowledge with an absolute power to change the world. Take physics and chemistry, it is full of only the Christian scientists. Take Engineering, it is only Christian scientists. Take medicine it is again only Christian scientists. Take any field; it is only but Christian scientists. Christians should own and defend their own men of inventions. Christians have no country barriers, because all are in Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female, for you are all one in Christ (Gal 3:28). All Christians are personnel property of Jesus Christ, since he has purchased us with his own blood (Acts 20:28). Then why can’t Christians feel proud, when every invention has come from them alone, from paper to plane? Periyar wrote that, “However fanatical a religionist may be he does not resent changes. He does not give up the benefit of scientific progress made by the Christians. No one has gone to wilderness rejecting progress by way of science saying that it is unacceptable to god and religion”. Rationalists, scientists, and
  • 20. 19 technocrats thought that the advancement in science and technology would remove the religions from the mind of entire mankind. Instead, priests and their religions are all the more using science and technology, hijacking its believers. They can not survive without science and its technology. Christian cosmic vision of the world and its realities are above narrow world vision of the gentile pagans. The Bible and its commandments is the heart property of all Christians. So let our hearts, Praise Lord JESUS, king of kings and the lord of our universe, with our song voice of faith. You cannot massacre an idea and you cannot run tankers over hope. R. Reagan. In the words of Gamaliel, a Pharisee and a Sanhedrin member: “ And now I say to you, keep away from these men and let them alone; for if this is the plan or this work is of men, it will come to nothing; But if it is of God, you cannot overthrow it-lest you even be found to fight against God” Acts 5:38-39. While some books inform and others reform, only the BIBLE can transform----By Billy Graham. INVENTIONS AND DISCOVERIES FROM THE CHRISTIANS AND THE CHRISTIAN NATIONS Invention Year Inventor Country Acetylene Gas 1862 Berthelot France Adhesive tape 1930 Richard Drew USA Adding Machine 1642 Pascal France Airplane 1903 Wright Brothers USA Aero Jet engine 1939 Ohain Germany Aerosol Spray 1926 Eric Rotheim Norway Air Conditioning 1902 Carrier USA
  • 21. 20 Artificial Heart 1957 Willem Kolff Netherlands Atomic Bomb 1945 Robert Oppenheimer USA Atomic Numbers 1913 Moseley Britain Atomic Theory 1803 Dalton Britain Atomic reactor 1942 Szilard Fermi USA Automatic Rifle 1918 John Browning USA Bakelite 1907 Leo H Baekeland Belgium Ballistic Missiles 1944 Wemher Von Braun Germany Balloon 1783 Joseph and Jacques France Ball-point pen 1888 John J Loud USA Barometer 1644 Evangelista Torricelli Italy Battery 1800 Allesandro Volta Italy Bicycle 1839-40 Kirkpatrick Macmillan Britain Bicycle pneumatic tyres1888 John Boyd Dunlop Britain Bifocal lenses 1780 Benjamin Franklin USA Bleaching powder 1798 Tennant Britain Bunsen burner 1855 R. Wilhelm Von Bunsen Germany Burglar Alarm 1858 Edwin T Holmes USA Calculus 1670 Isaac Newton Britain Camera 1888 Walker Eastman USA Canned food 1804 Appert France Car (Steam) 1769 Nicolas Cugnol France Car (Petrol) 1888 Karl Benz Germany Carburetor 1876 Gottlieib Diamier Germany Cassette (audio) 1903 Phillips and co Holland Cassette (Videotape) 1969 Sony Japan Celluloid 1861 Alexander Parkes Britain Cement (Portland) 1824 Joseph Aspdin Britain Chemotherapy 1909 Ehrlich Germany
  • 22. 21 Chronometer 1735 John Harrison Britain Cinema 1895 Nicolas and Lumiere France Clock 1656 Christian Huygens Netherlands Cloning DNA 1973 Boyer and Cohen USA Cloning (Mammal) 1996 Wilmut et al UK Compact disc 1972 RCA USA CD player 1979 Sony and Phillips Japan,Netherl Computer laptop 1987 Sinclair Britain Computer, Mini 1960 Digital Corp USA CT Scan 1973 Hounsfield Britain Diesel Engine 1895 Rudolf Diesel Germany Disc Brake 1902 Dr. F. Lanchester Britain DNA Structure 1851 Crick, Wilkins, Watson UK, USA Dynamo 1832 Hypolite Pixii France Electric Iron 1882 H. W. Seely USA Electric Lamp 1879 Thomas Alva Addison USA Electric Motor (DC) 1873 Zenobe Gramme Belgium Electric Motor (AC) 1888 Nikola Tesla USA Electric Washing 1906 Alva J Fischer USA Electro Magnet 1824 William Sturgeon Britain Electron 1687 Thomson J Britain Electroplating 1805 Luigi Brugnatelli Italy Electronic Computer 1824 Dr Alan M Turing Britain Facsimile Machine 1843 Alexander Bain Britain Fiber Optics 1955 Kepany Britain Fire Cracker 1874 Edgar Wallace Pataki Britain Floppy disc 1970 IBM USA Freq. Modulation 1933 E.M. Armstrong USA Fountain Pen 1884 Lewis E Waterman USA
  • 23. 22 Galvanometer 1834 Andre-Marie Ampere France Glider 1853 Sir Gregory Cayley Britain Gramophone 1878 Thomas Alva Addison Britain Helicopter 1924 Etienne Oehmichen France HIV 1984 Martagnier France Holography 1947 Denis Gason Britain Hydrogen Bomb 1952 Edward Teller USA Jet Engine 1937 Sir Frank Whittle Britain Laser 1960 Theodore Maiman USA Lift 1852 Elisha G otis USA Locomotive 1804 Richard Treviithick Britain Logarithms 1614 Napier Britain Loom, power 1785 E. Cartwright Britain Loud speaker 1900 Horace Short Britain Machine Gun 1718 Richard Gailing Britain Matchbox 1826 John Walker Britain Microphone 1876 Graham Bell USA Microprocessor 1971 Robert & Gordon USA Microscope 1590 Z Janssen Netherlands Microwave oven 1947 Percy Spensor USA Motor Cycle 1885 G. Diamler Germany Movie projector 1893 Thomas Edison USA MRI 1971 Damadian USA Neon Lamp 1910 Georges Claude France Neutron Bomb 1958 Samuel Cohen USA Nylon 1937 Dr. Wallace USA Paper A.D. 105 ----- China Pacemaker 1952 Zoll USA Pasteurization 1867 Louis Pasteur France
  • 24. 23 Pencil 1792 Nicolas Conte France Periodic table 1869 Mendeleyev Russia Photocopier 1938 Carlson USA Photoelectric cell 1893 Julius Elster Germany Photo film 1893 Reichenbach Germany Piano 1709 Cristofori Italy Pistol 1836 Colt USA Plutonium fission 1940 Kennedy, Seaborg et al USA Popup toaster 1927 Charles Strite USA Printing press 1455 Gutenberg Germany Proton 1919 Rutherford N. Zealand Quantum Theory 1900 Max Plank Germany Radar 1922 A.H. Taylor & Young USA Radiocarbon Dating 1947 Libby USA Radio telegraphy 1864 Loomis USA Radio telephony 1901 G. Marconi Italy Rayon 1883 Sir Joseph swan Britain Razor (Safety) 1895 King C Gillette USA Razor (electric) 1931 Col Jacob Schick USA Refrigerator 1850 Harrison & Alexander USA Relativity 1905 Albert Einstein Germany Rubber (Latex) 1928 Dunlop Britain Rubber (Vulca) 1841 Good year USA Safety Pin 1849 Walter Hunt USA Sewing Machine 1891 Merritt singer Britain Self Starter 1911 Kettering USA Ship (steam) 1775 I.C. Perier France Ship (turbine) 1894 Sir C Parsons Britain Silk manufacture 50 B.C. ---- China
  • 25. 24 Slide rule 1621 William Oughtred Britain Spinning 1764 James Hargreaves Britain Steam Engine 1765 James Watt Britain Stainless Steel 1913 Harry Brearley Britain Stethoscope 1819 Laennec French Submarine 1776 David Bushnell USA Telegraph code 1837 Samuel Morse USA Telephone 1876 Alexander Graham Bell USA Telescope 1608 Hans Lippershey Netherlands Television 1926 John Logie Baird Britain Transformer 1831 Micheal Faraday Britain Transistor 1948 Bardeen et al USA Vacuum Cleaner 1907 Spangler USA Video tape 1956 Ginsberg USA Washing Machine 1907 Hurley USA Welding 1877 Elisha Thompson USA Windmill 600 -------- Persia X-ray 1895 Roentgen Germany Zero B.C.E --------- Chinese, Maya Zip Fastner 1891 W.L. Judson USA Mile stones in Medicine by the Christians and their nations:- ____________________________________________________ Invention Year Inventor Country Adrenaline 1894 Oliver and Schafer Britain Anesthesia (L) 1888 Koller Austria Anesthesia (sp) 1898 Bier Germany Anti-toxins (imu) 1890 Behring Germany Aspirin 1889 Dreser Germany
  • 26. 25 Bacteria 1683 Leeuwenhock Netherlands Biochemistry 1648 Baptista Belgium Blood Bank 1940 Drew USA Blood tranfusion1625 Jean-baptiste France Chemotherapy 1541 Paracelsus Switzerland Chloroform 1847 James Simpson Britain Chloromycetin 1947 Burkholder USA Cholera and T.B 1877 Robert Kooch USA Embryology 1792 Karl Bayer Estonia Endocrinology 1902 Bayliss Britain Test tube baby 1978 Edwards Britain Gene therapy 1980 Martin Clive USA Heart transplant 1967 Christian Barnard S. Africa Kidney machine 1944 Kolf Netherlands Leprosy bacillus 1873 Hansen Norway LSD 1943 Hoffman Switzerland Malaria germs 1880 Laveran France Morphine 1805 Friderich Germany Neurology 1758 Joseph Gall Germany Open Heart surg 1953 Walton Lillehel USA Oral contr pills 1955 Gregory pincus USA Pencillin 1928 Alexander Fleming Britain Physiology 1757 Albrecht Von Hailer Switzerland Rabies Vaccine 1860 Louis Pasteur France RecombinantDNA1972 Paul Berg USA Reserpine 1949 Jal Vakil India
  • 27. 26 Rh Factor 1940 Karl Landsteiner USA Serology 1884 Paul Ehrlich Germany Sex Hormones 1910 Eugen Steinach Austria Stethoscope 1819 Rene Laennec France Streptomycin 1944 Selman Waksmann USA Synth.Antigens 1917 Landsteiner USA Syringe 1853 Alexander wood Britain Terramycin 1950 Finlay & others USA Thyroxin 1919 Edward Calvin USA Tomography 1978 Louis Sokoloff USA Typhus Vaccine 1909 J. Nicolle France Virology 1892 Ivanovski USSR Allopathy 370BC Hippocrates Greece Homeopathy 1914 Hanehmann Germany Let every Christian heart and mind feel proud about the contribution made in the field of science and technology by their Christian community to the world. This was the promise of God to David in his Psalm 112: 9-10, “His heart is established; he will not be afraid, until he sees his desire upon his enemies. He has dispersed abroad, he has given to the poor, his righteousness endures forever; his horn will be exalted with honor. The wicked will see it and be grieved; he will gnash his teeth and melt away; the desire of the wicked shall perish. Christians are half brothers in solving worldly problems. Christians and their Christian nations with their discoveries and inventions, coupled with their research institutes, hospitals and schools, and along side with their induction of democratic setup like Army, Police, Media, Judiciary and Elections are the building blocks of modern civilized world.
  • 28. 27 NUMERIC TRUTH FROM THE BIBLE There are number of facts which mathematically prove that the BIBLE was not written by the human beings alone. It is supernatural, God inspired and God given book. The discoveries are facts of importance and they would indeed baffle and confound atheists and agnostics. There are facts that cause skeptics and modernistic thinkers to accept, that BIBLE as God inspired book. This article helps one to appreciate the beauty of numerical and structural construction in the BIBLE in CYCLES OF SEVEN by God. All Jews know that God gave their scripture in Hebrew. All Muslims know that their scripture is in Arabic. Every Hindu knows that their scripture is in Sanskrit. But very few Christians know that God gave their scriptures in Hebrew and in Greek. This numeric beauty is in original Hebrew and Greek texts alone. The numerical features construction not only increases in arithmetical progression, but in geometric progression, for each paragraph is designed to develop constantly fixed numeric relations to the material that precedes and follows it. Every additional letter, word, and sentence makes the matter tremendously more complicated and comprehensive. These sevens are so deeply concealed that special searching and special counting is necessary in order to find them. They occur in the very structure of every paragraph in the entire BIBLE, not in the paragraphs only, but often in the many sub- divisions of paragraphs. When God gives it is always special and complex and it is his way, like sky looks blue although it is not blue and earth does not seem to rotate although it does. The BIBLE declares that “all scripture is given by the inspiration of God” (II Tim 3:16). The BIBLE claims that the writers of scripture wrote, not of their own will, but they were moved by the power of Holy Spirit of God. The prophets who wrote the BIBLE spoke from God, being borne on by the
  • 29. 28 power of Holy Spirit. II Peter 1:21 declares that the scripture came, “not by the will of man, but by the holy men of God”. Luke 1:70, states that, “God spoke by the mouth of his holy prophets”. II Sam. 23:1-2, declares that, “the spirit of the lord spake by me and his word was on my tongue”. God said to Moses, “you shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall you diminish from it” (Deut 4:2). A death penalty was pronounced upon the prophets who add any of his own words, into the BIBLE, (Deut.18:10). Revelation 23:18-19, also state the very same commandment of God. The prophets merely recorded the words they received from God. The early Christians in Berea regarded BIBLE as God’s word and checked every thing against the scripture and diligently listened to their preachers. Greek philosophers likewise praised those who listened attentively. Tradition records apostle Paul addressed the Greek senators in their hall of wisdom, the word of God Jesus. BIBLE contains two main divisions, the Old Testament and the New Testament. The Old Testament of 39 books, written in Hebrew, is a testimony of “Paradise lost” through Adam, and the New testament of 27 books, written in Greek, is a testimony of “Paradise gained“, through Jesus the only son of God. Both languages are regarded as God’s spoken languages, given first to the Jews and later to the Gentiles. BIBLE was never written by the prophets or apostles in English or Latin or Arabic. While BIBLE is God’s creation with no chapters or verses, for Bible is to be read wholly and fully, Chapters and Verses in it came later by so-called BIBLE scholars. The result, Christian denominations arose. Each denomination quotes its own favorite chapters and verses from the book to defend their point of view and existence. Paul wrote to Timothy, foreseeing this and gave prophesy that, “If anyone teaches otherwise and does not consent to wholesome words…..he is proud knowing nothing, but is
  • 30. 29 obsessed with disputes and argument over words from which come envy, strife..……” The most popular English translation of the BIBLE, the King James Version, was first published in 1611 A.D. by 47 of the world great scholars. The second version is the revised version translated in 1885 A.D., by 101 prominent scholars from England and America. For the convenience of BIBLE study, the BIBLE was divided into chapters in 1250 A.D. by Hugo and verses in 1551 A.D. by Sir Robert Stephens. The BIBLE since then has 1189 Chapters (OT 929 + NT 260) and 31173 (OT 23214 + NT 7959) verses. The shortest verse in the BIBLE is John 11:35. But, some dispute that it is the last word of BIBLE. “AMEN”. The longest verse is Esther 8:9. The shortest psalm is psalm 117 and the longest psalm is psalm 119. The 66 books of the BIBLE were written by about 40 different authors, who were shepherds, kings, captives in foreign lands, educated and uneducated. The books were written by those who spoke different languages, and lived in different periods, and lived in different regions. Yet all wrote in such a harmony and unity that not a single contradiction has been ever found in their writings. In the Old Testament times God conversed with Adam in Hebrew, and Adam named all living and non-living things in Hebrew (Gen2:19). God also spoke to Moses in Hebrew and gave him Ten Commandments for the Israelites to follow and keep. As centuries passed by, with the Jewish population expanding to the Greek areas (Hellenistic areas) and with the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ, as prophesied God gave them a new commandment in Greek, for them to follow and observe. Christianity was founded by God’s apostles and disciples and Christ is the central person in the plan of salvation. From Genesis to Revelation the scheme of redemption progresses from “someone is coming” to “someone has come” to “someone will come again”. It is impossible for chance or
  • 31. 30 even deliberate fraud to account for this magnificent unity. Inspiration of God is the only explanation. The BIBLICAL prophesy and its fulfillment is the convincing evidences that BIBLE is GOD’S WORD. Many of the discovered facts have a direct bearing on the unusual characteristics of these languages. A comparison is made with the English language in order that the peculiarity of the Hebrew and Greek language might be clearly understood. In English language there are 26 letters (sounds) in the alphabet, a, b, c, d, e, f, g, etc. In addition to these 26 letters 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0, are used. These figures were once the Arabic symbols, used by them to represent planets, for the purpose of astrology. English people later used it to express “numbers”. I.e. 1 = 1, 2 = 1+1, 3 = 1+1+1, 4 = 1+1+1+1, and etc. The Hebrew and Greek languages do not have a system like this. These languages have only the letters of their alphabets, but do not have additional symbols or figures such as 1, 2, 3, 4, etc, which express numbers. Instead of using special figures, the Hebrew and Greek languages use their own letters of their alphabets to express or represent numbers. Thus the letters of their alphabets served a two fold purpose. They were used to represent alphabetical sounds or express numbers. Every letter of the Hebrew and Greek alphabets represents a certain “number”. In other words, each letter is assigned a “NUMERIC VALUE”. This is the peculiar characteristic of these languages. The Hebrew alphabet has 22 letters (sounds) and the Greek alphabet 24 letters (sounds). Below are listed the 22 letters of the Hebrew alphabet. Beside each letter is its sound and “NUMERIC VALUE”- the “number” which it represents. Hebrew has only capital letters.
  • 32. 31 HEBREW ALPHABETS ‫א‬ Aleph (Ox) 1 ‫ל‬ Lamed (Ox Goad) 30 ‫ב‬ Beth (House) 2 ‫מ‬ Mem * (Water) 40 ‫ג‬ Gimel (Camel) 3 ‫נ‬ Nun * (Fish) 50 ‫ד‬ Daleth (Door) 4 ‫ס‬ Samekh (Prop ) 60 ‫ה‬ He (Window) 5 ‫ע‬ Ayin (Eye) 70 ‫ו‬ Vau (Nail) 6 ‫פ‬ Feh * (Mouth) 80 ‫ז‬ Zayin (Weapon) 7 ‫צ‬ Tsadi * (Fish Hook) 90 Heth (Hedge) ‫ח‬ 8 ‫ק‬ Keph (Axe Head Hole)100 ‫ט‬ Teth (Snake) 9 ‫ר‬ Resh (Head) 200 ‫י‬ Yod (Hand) 10 ‫ש‬ Sin (Tooth) 300 ‫כ‬ Khaph *(Wing) 20 ‫ת‬ Tav ( Sign) 400 Note 1: * The following letters ‫09 ,08 ,05 ,04 ,02 צ ,פ ,נ ,מ ,כ‬ are used at the end of words, they are written as follows: ‫.ץ ,ף ,ן ,ם ,ך‬ Below are listed the 24 letters of the “Greek alphabets. Beside each letter is its sound and“NUMERIC VALUE” – the “number” which it represents. Each Greek letter has capital and small letters. GREEK ALPHABETS A α Alpha 1 N v Nu 50 B β Beta 2 Ξ ξ Xi 60 Γ γ Gamma 3 O ο Omicron 70 Δ δ Delta 4 Π π Pi 80 E ε Epsilon 5 P ρ Rho 100
  • 33. 32 Z ζ Zeeta 7 Σ σ Sigma 200 H η Eta 8 T t Tan 300 Θ θ Theta 9 Y υ Upsilon 400 I ι Iota 10 Φ φ Phi 500 K x Kappa 20 X χ Chi 600 Λ λ Lambda 30 Ψ ψ Psi 700 M μ Mu 40 Ω ω Omega 800 Note 1: Σ or σ when used in the end of a word is written as “ς”. Note 2: There was no alphabet for 6 and 90. But the Prophets were secretly using “S” for 6, and “  ” for 90. Each letter represents a certain “Number” and that will be its N.V. It is observed that a maze of amazing beauty of numbers is mysteriously hidden beneath, the very surface of the original BIBLE text. The original BIBLE text means, the Hebrew and the Greek text of the BIBLE alone, and not the Latin or English translated texts or versions. At best the English translation has come to us as a translated text, as far as possible, but the restrictions of grammar and usage has taken away the original aroma of Hebrew and Greek texts. The BIBLE became five times bigger in English translation and three times bigger in Latin translation. Of course there is no loss of God’s message of abundance grace and God’s plan of wonderful salvation for mankind by these translated texts. For example, the first verse of the gospel according to John in the Greek, “in the beginning was the word and the word was with (the) God, and the word was God”. The question comes to our minds as, why does the Greek word ‘THE’ precede the word ‘GOD’ in one case, but not in the other? When we take an account of ‘GOD’ and ‘THE GOD’ in all the passages, we will be struck with numeric relation between them. This numeric beauty is not in Latin or English translation of the BIBLE.
  • 34. 33 There are some examples; The shortest verse in the BIBLE is John 11:35. The Greek sentence “EDAKRUSEN O’ IESOUS” is translated as “WEPT THE JESUS”. There are six letters in the Greek word “ιησους”, but only five letters in the English translation. There are sixteen letters in the Greek text, but only nine letters in the English translation. In Greek : “εδακρυσεν ο ιησους”. In English: “Wept the Jesus”. Num Val of words: “785 + 70 + 888” = 1743. (249X7). The numeric Value of JESUS in Greek: “ιησους “. Ι η σ ο υ ς Total. 10 8 200 70 400 200 888. The numeric Value of SATAN in Greek: “χξS “. Χ ξ S Total. 600 60 6 666. The numeric Value of NERON KAISER. In Greek it is written as Neron Kaiser. In Hebrew it is written as Neron Kesar: i.e. ‫.נךוכ קםך‬ n, Nun ( ‫05 = ) נ‬ k, Keph ( ‫)ק‬ = 100 r, Resh ( ‫002 = ) ך‬ s, Samech ( ‫= ) ם‬ 60 v, Vau ( ‫=)ו‬ 6 r, Resh ( ‫002 = ) ך‬ n, Nun ( ‫05 = ) נ‬ Total 306 Total 360 = 666 It was a disguise number for the name of “NERON CEASAR” (666) calculated and attributed to SATAN. The TOTAL NUMERIC VALUE of SATAN and NERON CEASAR is SAME and it is “666”. During I st century, the apostles had witnessed the fury of Nero Caesar, who was no better than that of Satan, who had got beheaded Apostle Paul and had got killed the early Christians in Roman COLOSEUM for their
  • 35. 34 faith in the resurrected Christ, the LORD of the UNIVERSE. Apostle John expressed the secret name of Nero by adding the numeric value contained in his name, taken from Hebrew language. (Rev 13:18). King Solomon received 666 talents of gold from Sheba. He became an idolater. The result the temple was destroyed by Romans later and God never gave him a prophetic vision to foresee Jesus. 1king 10:14, God also took away the ark of covenant to heaven. Rev 11:19. Are number and its numeric value in the structure of BIBLE so important? - The answer is YES. “He counted the number of stars” –Psalm 147: 4. “He bringeth out their host by numbers”- Isa 40: 26. “He has measured the waters in hallow of his hand and meted out the heaven with a space and comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure and weighed the mountains in scales, and hills in balance”- Isa 40:12. “The very hairs of your head are all numbered”- Matt 10:30. When God has counted the very hairs of your head, has he not counted the words and letters of his scripture? It is only in Hebrew and Greek text of the BIBLE, that the letters, words, sentences, paragraphs, passages, and chapters, have the beauty of numbers and numeric value. The 7’s are strangely out of the sight of ordinary Hebrew and Greek readers. The number 7 is mysteriously hidden every- where, all over, both in the world, heaven and the BIBLE. One can very well conclude that, there is one mind behind all, and that mind is God’s. Number 7 has been his basic unitary brick of all his creation. From the first book “Genesis” to his last book “Revelation”, 7is by far the outstanding number. Where there is 7, there is heaven and where there is heaven there is 7. Heaven and 7 are inseparable. 7 is a numeric expression of the BIBLE and heaven. The CREATOR of this universe and the AUTHOR of the BIBLE is one and the same.
  • 36. 35 God is a great mathematician of all creations. His mathe- matical signature is seen and felt beneath all his creation. The number 7 is God’s specialty and its meaning is associ- ated with perfection and completeness. God’s presence is felt by the presence of 7 both in this universe and in the BIBLE. Why is number 7 so important to son of God JESUS in all his creations and in his scripture? THE WORLD OF SEVEN God created the world in 7 days and that is his foundation of creating complexities of cycles of 7 in his earthly creations like color, music, pH of water, seven seas, gestation periods etc and in his scripture: THE BIBLE. From the beginning of time, the number 7 has always meant perfection and completion. God raised his creation, with the number 7. The number 7 has stabilizing raising qualities. The number 7 is stamped upon all of God’s work, and his great mathematical laws govern the activities of the entire universe. For instance, there are 7 colors in a ray of light. In the sphere of music there are 7 whole tones in the scale. God segmented the week into 7 distinct days. In the night sky no one will miss to see the 7 great star constellation. On earth all the 7 seas are together making continent to continent navigation possible. The pH of water is 7 which cover ¾ of the surface of earth. There are 7 days a week and God segmented the week into 7 distinct days. There are 7 Wonders of the World. Each lunar period lasts 7 days from the crescent, half, gibbous, and full/new moon taking lunar month to 28 days (7X4). In chemistry it is well known that two substances combine only when two molecular mathematical proportions only unite in Chemical wedding. INDEED SEVEN IS STAMPED UPON PHYSIOLOGY TOO. While God commanded man’s rest to be 7th day, He declared man’s years to be: 3 score and 10, (7X10). Every 7 years our body renews. There are 7 stages of life. There are 7 types of joints in human beings like 1) ball and socket 2) hinge joint 3) saddle joint 4) ellipsoidal joint 5) pivot joint 6) gliding joint
  • 37. 36 7) fixed joint. There are 14 (7X2) phalanges in each of our palm fingers. In the field of physiology man’s pulse beat slower every 7th day, whether he is sick or well. In certain diseases, the 7th, 14th, and 21st are critical days. In the sphere of the gestation period, the hare and rat is 28 (7X4) days, the cat is 56 (7X8) days, the dog is 63 (7X9) days, the lion is 98 (7X14) days, the sheep is 147 (7X21) days, the hen is 21 (7X3) days, the duck is 28 (7X4) days. The woman’s menstrual cycle is 28 days (7x 4) and the period of gestation of woman is 280 (7X40) days. All these gestation periods are divisible by 7. To most pregnant women, the 7th month of pregnancy, is crucial. GOD VERY OFTEN WORKS IN CYCLES OF 7’s IN THIS WORLD. Hippocrates held the number 7, through its hidden nature maintains everything in being. It disperses life and movement. It influences even celestial laws and mechanics of heavenly bodies. In the field of arithmetic, 7 is an indivisible supreme prime number. Many complicated calculations can easily be done by shortest steps using number 7 and its application techniques. All these reveal that nature does not operate by chance, but by a calculated design. There is a fundamental arithmetical foundation which is 7. The unified field theory, propounded by Albert Einstein defines space-time continum as the fourth dimension. He does not rule out the possibility of fourth, fifth, sixth and the 7th dimensional space. According to him, the 7th dimension is the final frontier in which, our expanding universe exists. Imagine! How magnanimous is to live in this mysterious infinite universe. Can scientists provide an answer? No. Only GOD can provide answer through the Scripture. THE NUMBER SEVEN IN THE BIBLE The Sabbath was the 7th day. In acts the word “Sabbath” is repeated 84 (12x7) times. In Egypt there were 7 years of plenty and 7 years of famine. Sabbatical year was every 7th
  • 38. 37 year. Jericho city was captured with 7 priests, who had 7 trumpets, and walked around the city walls 7 times. Solomon took 7 years to build the temple, then for 7 days he gave the sacrifice of offerings and on the 7th day glory of God came. In 2 King 5, Elisha instructs Naaman to wash 7 times in the Jordan River to cure leprosy. In the book of REVELATION, the number 7 is outstanding, 7 churches, 7 lamp stands, 7 seals, 7 trumpets, 7 stars, 7 spirits, 7 dooms are mentioned. In all, the number 7 occurs more than fifty times in the book of revelation. There are only 7 miracles in the gospel according to John. All the miracles are rich in symbolism. Jesus transfigured as Moses and Elijah on a high mountain, before Peter, James and John after six days, i.e. on the 7 th day. (Matthew 17: 1-13). There are 7 Doctrines mentioned in the book of Ephesians, Eph 4: 4-6 by Paul:- 1) One body 2) One spirit 3) One hope 4) One Lord 5) One faith 6) One baptism 7) One God. The 12 disciples (i.e. leaving Judah) of Jesus come from 7 families. There are 8 barren women, but only 7 were blessed to conceive after their due age 1) Sarah 2) Rebecca 3) Rachel 4) Manoah’s wife 5) The Shuna--mmite woman 6) Hannah 7) Elizabeth. Michael, David’s wife, did not conceive, for she laughed at, almost nudity of David while dancing, in bringing the ark of covenant box. It was God’s curse on her. In the gospel of John, the son of noble man, who was suffering from fever, left him at the 7th hour (Jn 4:52). All the numbers expressed by John in his gospel is divisible by 7, i.e., 70 (7X10) A.D. 42 (7X6) months, 1260 (7X180) days. There are 7 divisions in the Lord’s Prayer. Jesus fed 5000 with 7 items: 2 fish and 5 loaves of bread. Blood was sprinkled 7 times on the Ark of the Covenant. Moses marries Zipporah, one of the 7 daughters of Jethro. Moses ties 7 rounds of red thread on the wrist of Zipporah. Enoch, the 7th from Adam was taken up by God himself (Gen 5:24, Jude 14). 7 Greek helpers, who were men of reputation, were appointed by twelve Disciples of Christ to serve at the table,
  • 39. 38 when the Christians were multiplying (Acts 6:3). Jesus appears to the 7 disciples (Jn 21:2). Jesus predicts his death 14 (7X2) times. Jesus Christ spoke 7 words from the cross. There are only 7 parables in the whole of the Old Testament, antecedents to Jesus’ parables, namely, 1) Nathan’s parable (2 Sam 12: 1-10), 2) Woman from Tekoa’s ( 2 Sam 14: 5-20), 3) Parable condemning Ahab (1 king 20: 35-40), 4) Song of the vineyard ( Isa 5: 1-7), 5) Eagles and the vine ( Ezek 17: 2- 10), 6) The lioness and cubs (Ezek 19:2-9), 7) Vine ( Ezek 19: 10-14). Jacob had 7 righteous sons from his spiritual wives. Jesus had righteous disciples from 7 families. Samson, the strongest man who lived on this earth, had strength in 7 locks of hair on his head. (Judges 16:19). Why so many CYCLES OF SEVENS throughout the BIBLE. Coming down to the practices of practical life, to combat sterility, Moroccan women roll their sashes 7 times around a trunk tree and leave them there for 7 days. To avoid drowning in the sea, Icelanders going for the first dip of the day start letting 7 waves pass over their heads. In India, Hindu bride and the bridegroom take 7 steps around the fire, an age old custom of marriage, for eternal family bondage. The word “Baptized“ is repeated 35 times, and “Follow me” is repeated 14 times in the New testament. GOD IN BIBLE TOO WORKS IN CYCLES OF SEVENS. So what is the conclusion? THE CREATOR OF THIS WORLD AND THE CREATOR OF BIBLE IS ONE AND THE SAME. 7 symbolizes the BIBLE, the salvation of mankind, the word, the world, the heaven, Universal stability, all creation having full completeness with absolute perfection. The number 7 is indivisible and hence cannot be broken. Christ always said that the scripture cannot be broken, hinting about the mysterious number 7 hidden. Jesus said in Matthew 5:18, Jn 19:35, that not a single ‘jot’ or smallest mark ‘title’, would pass from the law till all be fulfilled. God controlled every word and number of its occurrences in various books, thus formed words of combinations of words of equal value to reveal his authority in the form of languages of numbers.
  • 40. 39 It is discovered that thousands of these 7 are mysteriously hidden in the very structure of the text. Some of the 7 are strangely hidden in the unusual system of numbers in the numeric value of the Hebrew and the Greek letters, words, sentences, paragraphs, and passages of text, while others are hidden in other remarkable and peculiar ways. The finding of cycles of sevens need not be of one stereo type. It varies from verses to verses, paragraphs to paragraphs, books to books. It goes complex as we read from Geneses to revelation. Since each letter stands for a number, it is clear that a change in even a single letter changes the numeric value of the entire passage. Any addition or omission to the original texts destroys many features of a perfect design given to us by God. The most famous method adopted by Jesus in his teachings was the parable. It is an earthly story with a heavenly meaning. Parable in Greek means comparison. Every parable has different levels of meaning, one to his devoted followers, and other to disarm his opponents. But as far as numbers are concerned, the mysterious number 7 is the ultimate hidden numerical parable of the BIBLE and that is the strong foundation. It is like binary 0’s and 1’s in the field of computers, which lies beneath. In a simple example, it is like train moving on rails or jets going on air or ship sailing on water. GENESIS, Chp 1, Verse 1. (Birth of the heaven and the earth) The Hebrew is written and read from right to left. I.e. Backwards. IN HEBREW: ‫הארץ‬ ‫ואת‬ ‫השמים‬ ‫את‬ ‫אלהים‬ ‫ברא‬ ‫בראשית‬ IN English: “In the beginning created God the Heaven and the Earth”. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Heb word N.V. of alphabets N.V. of word In English
  • 41. 40 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ‫בראשית‬ 400,10,300,1,200,2 913 In the beginning ‫ברא‬ 1,200, 2 203 Created ‫אלחימ‬ 40,10,5,30,1 86 God ‫את‬ 400,1 401 An Article ‫השמים‬ 40,10,40,30,5 395 The Heaven ‫ואת‬ 400,1,6 407 And ‫הארץ‬ 90,200,1,5 296 The Earth ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Feature 1:- There are seven (7X1) words. Feature 2:- There are 28 (7X4) letters. Feature 3:- CREATED is a verb, whose n.v. is 203 (7X29). Feature 4:- There are three nouns, namely God, Heaven, and Earth. The N.V. is: 86+395+296 = 777 (7X111). Feature 5:- No. of letters in subject & predicate, 6+3+5 = 14 (7X2). Feature 6:- No. of letters in objects, 2+5+3+4 = 14 (7X2). Feature 7:- No. of letters in I st object, 2+5 = 7. Feature 8:- No. of letters in II nd onject 3+4 = 7. Feature 9:- Letters in three nouns, 5+5+4 = 14 (7X2). Feature 10:- Letters in non-nouns, 6+3+2+3 = 14 (7X2). Feature 11:- Letters in the shortest word plus letters on the left, 2+5 = 7. Feature 12:- Letters in the shortest word plus letters on the right, 2+5 = 7. Feature 13:- The N.V. of the first, middle, and the last words, 913+401+296 = 1610 (7X230). Feature 14:- The total sum of N.V. of the first and last alphabets of each seven words, 402+3+41+401+45+406+95 = 1393, (7X199). Feature 15:- The N.V. of the first and last 497 (7X71). Feature 16:- The N.V. of the rest of the remaining words 3+41+401++45+406 = 896 (7X128). The maze of amazing numeric features of 7 is indeed beyond the view of mere readers of the Hebrew BIBLE text. They are mysteriously hidden beneath the surface of the text. They can be discovered only by keen searching and calculations. The features pointed out are numeric values based on grammar. According to
  • 42. 41 “Good news bible”, Galatians 3:16, “Now God made promises to Abraham and to his descendant”. The scripture does not use plural but singular. “Descendant” meaning one person only, namely “CHRIST”. The purpose of Grammar is to bring beauty to a language by restricting the flow of spoken or written language with the rules and regulations. MATTHEW, Chapter 1, Verse 1-17. (Christ’s Genealogy) 1. βιβλος γενεσεως ιησου χριστου υιου δαυιδ υιου αβρααμ. 2. αβρααμ εγεννησεν τον ισαακ ισαακ δε εγεννησεν τον Iακωβ ιακωβ δε εγεννησεν τον ιουδαν και τους αδελφους Αυτου. 3. ιουδας δε εγεννησεν τον φαρες και τον ζαρα εκ της θαμαρ. φαρες δε εγεννησεν τον εσρωμ εσρωμ δε εγεννησεν τον αραμ. 4. αραμ δε εγεννησεν τον αμιναδαβ αμιναδαβ δε εγεννησεν τον ναασσων αασσων δε εγεννησεν τον σαλμων. 5. σαλμων δε εγεννησεν τον βοες εκ της ραχαβ βοες δε εγεννησεν τον ιωβηδ εκ της ρουθ ιωβηδ εγεννησεν τον ιεσσαι. 6. ιεσσαι δε εγεννησεν τον δαυιδ τον βασιλεα δαυιδ δε εyεννησεν τον σολομωνα εκ της του ουριου. 7. σολομων δε εγεννησεν τον ροβοαμ ροβοαμ δε εγεννησεν τον δε εγεννησεν τον ασαφ. 8. ασαφ δε εγεννησεν τον ιωσαφατ ιωσαφατ δε εγεννησεν τον ιωραμ ιωραμ δε εγεννησεν τον οζιαν. 9. οζιας δε εγεννησεν τον ιωαθαμ ιωαθαμ δε εγεννησεν τον αχας αχας αχαζ αχαζ δε εγεννησεν τον εζεκιαν. 10. εζεκιας δε εγεννησεν τον μανασση μανασσης δε εγεννησεν τον αμως αμως δε εγεννησεν τον ιωσιαν. 11. ιωσιας δε εγεννησεν τον ιεχονιαν και τους αδελφους αυτου επι της μετοικεσιας βαβυλων. 12. μετα δε την μετοικεσιαν βαβυλων ιεχονιας εγεννησεν τον σαλαιηλ σαλαθιηλ δε εγεννησεν τον ζοροβαβελ. 13. ζοροβαβελ δε εγεννησεν τον αβιουδ αβιουδ δε εγεννησεν τον ελιακιμ ελιακιμ δε εγεννησεν τον αζωρ. 14. αζωρ δε εγεννησεν τον σαδωκ σαδωκ δε εγεννησεν τον αχιμ αχιμ δε εγεννησεν τον ελιουδ. 15. ελιουδ δε εγεννησεν τον ελεαζαρ ελεαζαρ δε εγεννησεν τον ματθαν ματθαν δε εγεννησεν τον ιακωβ. 16. ιακωβ δε εγεννησεν τον ιωσηφ τον ανδρα μαριας εξ ης εγεννηθη ιησους ο λεγομενος χριστος. 17. πασαι ουν αι γενεαι απο αβρααμ εως δαυιδ γενεαι δεκατεσσαρες και πο δαυιδ εως της μετοικεσιας βαβυλων γενεαι δεκατεσσαρες και απο της μετοικεσιας βαβυλων εως του
  • 43. 42 χριστου γενεαι δεκατεσσαρες. The first 17 verses form a natural, logical division, dealing with the genealogy of Jesus Christ. It is just the same as last example, worked out. As one goes progressively by book by book and to the last book, revelation, complexity of numeric design is progressively most amazing. The Greek text of Westcott and Hort is used, the only original, natural and neutral BIBLE, for the authors had taken all precautions in compiling. There are 72 Greek vocabulary words in these 17 verses. Vocabulary words means number of words used. For example, the word ‘and’ is one word, although it is used several times in the passage. In short the number of vocabulary words, or the number of different words used in a passage, is thus not the same as the total number of words used in a passage. Feature 1:- The N.V. of these 72 Greek vocabulary words is 42364, (7X6052). Feature 2:- These 72 Greek vocabulary words occur in 90 forms. The N.V. of the 90 forms is 54075, (7X7725). Feature 3:- Of the 72 Greek vocabulary words the number of are exactly 56, (7X8). Feature 4:- The Greek word ‘the’ occurs 56 times, (7X8). Feature 5:- The number of different forms, article “the” is exactly 7. The seventeen verses has two main sections (1) Verses 1-11, (2) Verses 12-17. VERSES 1-11. Feature 6:- The number of Greek vocabulary words used in the last eleven Verses are 49, (7X7). Feature 7:- Of these 49 words, the words begin with vowel are 28, (7X4). Feature 8:- Of these 49 words, the words begin with
  • 44. 43 consonant are exactly 21, (7X3). Feature 9:- The number of letters in these 49 words is 266, (7X38). Feature10:- Of these 266 letters the number of vowels is 140, (7X20). Feature11:- Of these 266 letters the number of consonants is 126, (7X18). Feature12:- Of the 49 Greek vocabulary words in the 11 verses the number of Words which occur more than once is exactly 35, (7X5). Feature13:- The number of words which occur only once is 14, (7X2). Feature14:- Of the 49 words, the words which appear in only one form is exactly 42, (7X6). Feature15:- The number which appears in more than one form is 7. Feature16:- Out of 49 Greek vocabulary words, the number of nouns is exactly 42, (7X6). Feature17:- Out of 49 Greek vocabulary words, the number which are not noun is, 7. Feature18:- Of the 42 nouns, the proper name is 35, (7X5). Feature19:- Of the 42 nouns, the common noun is 7. Feature20:- Of the seven common nouns, the number of Greek letters is 49, (7X7). Feature21:- The number of times the 35 proper nouns occur is exactly 63, (7X9). Feature22:- Of the 35 proper names in 11 verses, the number of male names are exactly 28, (7X4). Feature23:- The number which is not male names is 7. Feature24:- The number of times these 28 male names occur is 56, (7X8). Feature25:- 3 women names are mentioned, Tamar, Rahab, and Ruth. The Number of Greek letters in these names is 14, (7X2). Θαμαρ, ραχαβ, ρουθ. Feature26:- Only one city is mentioned, Babylon, the number of Greek letters In this word are exactly 7. βαβυλων. Feature27:- Fourteen generations are mentioned thrice, which is divisible by 7. (Matt 1:17).
  • 45. 44 The second section too, verses 12-17 has equally a profound numeric features of its own. The very structure of the passage is literally saturated with phenomenal occurrences of the number 7. The structural characteristic by Matthew, are the names in the list are gathered into three groups of 14, with significant historical events placed at their junctures. The structure as a mnemonic device, based on the number 14 since it represents the numeric value of David’s name in Hebrew. David ( ‫.41 = 4+6+4 = )ד ו ד‬ MATTHEW, Chp 1, Vrs 18-25. (The account of Christ’s birth) 18. του δ {VAR1: [ιησου] } χριστου η γενεσις ουτως ην Μνηστευθεισης της μητρος αυτου μαριας τω ιωσηφ πριν η συνελθειν αυτους ευρεθη εν γαστρι εχουσα εκ πνευματος αγιου. 19. ιωσηφ δε ο ανηρ αυτης δικαιος ων και μη θελων αυτην δειγματισαι εβουληθη λαθρα απολυσαι αυτην. 20. ταυτα δε αυτου ενθυμηθεντος ιδου αγγελος κυριου κατ οναρ εφανη αυτω λεγων ιωσηφ υιος δαυιδ μη φοβηθης παραλαβειν μαριαν την γυναικα σου το γαρ εν αυτη γεννηθεν εκ νευματος εστιν αγιου. 21. τεξεται δε υιον και καλεσεις το ονομα αυτου ιησουν αυτος γαρ σωσει τον λαον αυτου απο των αμαρτιων αυτων. 22. τουτο δε ολον γεγονεν ινα πληρωθη το ρηθεν υπο κυριου δια του προφητου Λεγοντος. 23. ιδου η παρθενος εν γαστρι εξει και τεξεται υιον και καλεσουσιν Toονομα αυτου εμμανουηλ ο εστιν μεθερμηνευομενον μεθ ημων ο θεος. 24. εγερθεις δε {VAR1: [ο] } ιωσηφ απο του υπνου εποιησεν ως προσεταξεν αυτω ο αγγελος κυριου και παρελαβεν Tτην yυναικα αυτου. 25. και ουκ εγινωσκεν αυτην εως {VAR1: [ου] } ετεκεν υιον και Feature 1:- There are 161 Greek words, (7X23). Feature 2:- The numeric value of these 161 words is 93394. (7X13342). Feature 3:- The number of Greek vocabulary words is 77, (7X11). Feature 4:- The N.V. of these 77 Greek vocabulary words is 51247, (7X 7321). Feature 5:- There are six Greek words in the passage which are not found in the whole book of
  • 46. 45 Matthew, Its N.V. is 5005, Feature 6:- The numeric letters in these six Greek words is 56, (7X8). Feature 7:- “EMMANUEL”, found nowhere else in the whole of N.T. has a N.V.644, (7X92). Εμμανουηλ is: (5+40+40+1+50+70+400+8+30) = 644. Feature 8:- The number of forms in which these 161 words appear is 105, (7X15). Feature 9:- The N.V. of these 105 forms is 65429, (7X9347). Feature 10:- The verbs in these 105 forms are 35, (7X5). Feature 11:- Proper names in these 105 forms is 7. Feature 12:- The number of Greek letters in these 7 proper names is 42, (7X6). Feature 13:- The number of forms found nowhere, except in this passage is 14. Feature 14:- The N.V. of these 14 forms is 8715, (7X1245). Feature 15:- Of the Greek vocabulary words (feature 3), the of words, The Angel used speaking to Joseph is 28, (7X4) Feature 16:- The N.V. in the words Angel used is 21042, (7X3006). Feature 17:- The number of forms Angel used is 35, (7X5). Feature 18: The number of letters in these 35 forms is 168, (7X24). Feature 19:- The N.V. of the 35 forms, which Angel used is 19397, (7X2771). Even the Angels little speech has amazing numerical features. They are entirely separate from the rest of the passage, yet they form a part of the numerical features of the whole passage. MATTHEW, CHAPTER 2. (Christ’s childhood) 1. του δε ιησου γεννηθεντος εν βηθλεεμ της ιουδαιας εν ημεραις ηρωδου του βασιλεως ιδου μαγοι απο ανατολων αρεγενοντο εις ιεροσολυμα 2. λεγοντες που εστιν ο τεχθεις βασιλευς των ιουδαιων ειδομεν
  • 47. 46 γαρ αυτου τον αστερα εν τη ανατολη και ηλθομεν προσκυνησαι αυτω 3. ακουσας δε ο βασιλευς ηρωδης εταραχθη και πασα ιεροσολυμα μετ αυτου 4. και συναγαγων παντας τους αρχιερεις και γραμματεις του λαου επυνθανετο παρ αυτων που ο χριστος γενναται 5. οι δε ειπαν αυτω εν βηθλεεμ της ιουδαιας ουτως γαρ γεγραπται δια του προφητου 6. και συ βηθλεεμ γη ιουδα ουδαμως ελαχιστη ει εν τοις ηγεμοσιν ιουδα εκ σου γαρ εξελευσεται ηγουμενος οστις ποιμανει τον λαον μου τον ισραηλ 7. τοτε ηρωδης λαθρα καλεσας τους μαγους ηκριβωσεν παρ αυτων τον χρονον του φαινομενου αστερος 8. και πεμψας αυτους εις βηθλεεμ ειπεν πορευθεντες εξετασατε ακριβως περι του παιδιου επαν δε ευρητε απαγγειλατε μοι απως καγω ελθων προσκυνησω αυτω 9. οι δε ακουσαντες του βασιλεως επορευθησαν και ιδου ο αστηρ ον ειδον εν τη ανατολη προηγεν αυτους εως ελθων εσταθη επανω ου ην το παιδιον 10. ιδοντες δε τον αστερα εχαρησαν χαραν μεγαλην σφοδρα 11. και ελθοντες εις την οικιαν ειδον το παιδιον μετα μαριας της μητρος αυτου και πεσοντες προσεκυνησαν αυτω και νοιξαντες τους θησαυρους αυτων προσηνεγκαν αυτω δωρα χρυσον και λιβανον και σμυρναν 12. και χρηματισθεντες κατ οναρ μη ανακαμψαι προς ηρωδην δι αλλης οδου ανεχωρησαν εις την χωραν αυτων 13. αναχωρησαντων δε αυτων ιδου αγγελος κυριου φαινεται κατ οναρ τω ιωσηφ λεγων εγερθεις παραλαβε το παιδιον και την μητερα αυτου και φευγε εις αιγυπτον και ισθιεκει εως αν ειπω σοι μελλει γαρ ηρωδης ζητειν το παιδιον του απολεσαι αυτο 14. ο δε εγερθεις παρελαβεν το παιδιον και την μητερα αυτου νυκτος και ανεχωρησεν εις αιγυπτον kαι ην εκει εως της τελευτης ηρωδου ινα πληρωθη το ρηθεν 15. υπο κυριου δια του προφητου λεγοντος εξ αιγυπτου εκαλεσα τον υιον μου 16. τοτε ηρωδης ιδων οτι ενεπαιχθη υπο των μαγων εθυμωθη λιαν και αποστειλας ανειλεν παντας τους παιδας τους εν βηθλεεμ και εν πασιν τοις οριοις αυτης απο διετους και κατωτερω κατα τον ρονον ον ηκριβωσεν παρα των μαγων 17. τοτε επληρωθη το ρηθεν δια ιερεμιου του προφητου λεγοντος 18. φωνη εν ραμα ηκουσθη κλαυθμος και οδυρμος πολυς ραχηλ κλαιουσα τα τεκνα αυτης και ουκ ηθελεν παρακληθηναι οτι ουκ εισιν 19. τελευτησαντος δε του ηρωδου ιδου αγγελος κυριου φαινεται κατ οναρ τω ιωσηφ εν αιγυπτω
  • 48. 47 20. λεγων εγερθεις παραλαβε το παιδιον και την μητερα αυτου και πορευου εις γην ισραηλ τεθνηκασιν γαρ οι ζητουντες την ψυχην του παιδιου 21. ο δε εγερθεις παρελαβεν το παιδιον και την μητερα αυτου και εισηλθεν εις γην ισραηλ ακουσας δε οτι αρχελαος βασιλευει 22. της ιουδαιας αντι του πατρος αυτου ηρωδου εφοβηθη εκει απελθειν χρηματισθεις δε κατ οναρ ανεχωρησεν εις τα μερη της γαλιλαιας 23. και ελθων κατωκησεν εις πολιν λεγομενην ναζαρετ οπως πληρωθη το ρηθεν δια των προφητων οτι ναζωραιος κληθησεται Feature 1:-The number of Greek Vocabulary words is 161, (7X23). Feature 2:-The number of letters in these words is 896, (7X128). Feature 3:-The N.V. of these 161 words is 123529, (7X17647). Feature 4:-The number of forms is exactly 238, (7X34). Feature 5:-The N.V. of 238 forms is 166985, (7X23855). There are numerous passages in the second chapter of Matthew and each paragraph has amazing numeric features of its own. For E.g., the number of Greek vocabulary words in the I st six verses is 56, which is exactly divisible by 7, (7X8). There are three speeches 1) Herod speaks 2) Wise men speak 3) The Angel speaks. Each speech shows an amazing numeric features in itself, yet each forms only part of the chapter, which as a whole has phenomenal features of its own. Each division alone shows the same numeric of its own. Each division alone shows the same numeric phenomena found in the chapter as a whole. It is also interesting to note, that more than 100 numeric features are strangely hidden beneath the surface of passages which consist of no more than 175 words. MARK, Chapter 1, Verses 1-8. (Preaching of John, the Baptist) 1. αρχη του ευαγγελιου ιησου χριστου {VAR2: [υιου θεου] } 2. καθως γεγραπται εν τω ησαια τω προφητη ιδου αποστελλω τον αγγελον μου προ προσωπου σου ος κατασκευασει την οδον του
  • 49. 48 3. φωνη βοωντος εν τη ερημω ετοιμασατε την οδον κυριου ευθειας ποιειτε τας τριβους αυτου 4. εγενετο ιωαννης βαπτιζων εν τη ερημω και κηρυσσων βαπτισμα μετανοιας εις αφεσιν αμαρτιων 5. και εξεπορευετο προς αυτον πασα η ιουδαια χωρα και οι ιεροσολυμιται παντες και εβαπτιζοντο υπ αυτου εν τω ιορδανη ποταμω εξομολογυμενοι τας αμαρτιας αυτων 6. και ην οωαννης ενδεδυμενος τριχας καμηλου και ζωνην Δερματι νην περι την οσφυν αυτου και εσθιων ακριδας και μελι αγριον 7. και εκηρυσσεν λεγων ερχεται ο ισχυροτερος μου οπισω ου ουκ ειμι ικανος κυψας λυσαι τον ιμαντα των uποδηματων αυτου 8. εγω εβαπτισα υμας υδατι αυτος δε βαπτισει υμας πνευματι αγιω Feature 1:-The total number of Greek words is 126, (7X18). Feature 2:-The number of Greek letters in 126 words is 427, (7X61). Feature 3:-The number of vowels in these 427 letters is 224, (7X32). Feature 4:-The number of consonants in 427 letters is 203, (7x29). Feature 5:-The number of syllables in 126 Greek words is 294, (7x42). Feature 6:-Of 126 words, the number which begin with vowel is 42, (7X6). Feature 7: Of 126 words, the number which begin with consonants is 84, (7X12). Feature 8:-The number of Vocabulary words is 77, (7X11). Feature 9:-Of these 77 vocabulary words, the number John used in his speech is 21, (7X 3). Feature10:-Of these 77 words found in the l st 8 verses, the No. in verses 1-5 Is 49, (7X7). Feature11:-The number of vocabulary words in verses 6-8 is 28, (7X4). Feature12:-Of the 77 words, the number which begin with vowel is 42, (7X6). Feature13:-Of the 77 words, the number which begin with consonants is 35,(7X5). Feature14:-The number of Greek letters in the longest word is 14, (7X2). Εξομολογυμενοι.
  • 50. 49 All features cited so far are features under the vocabulary words and forms alone. There is something else and more about the maze of amazing numeric features under noun, verbs, subject, predicate and objects as analyzed like in E.g. cited in Gen 1:1. MARK, Chapter 1, Verses 9, 10, 11. (Baptism of Jesus) 9 και εγενετο εν εκειναις ταις ημεραις ηλθεν ιησους απο Nαζαρετ της γαλιλαιας και εβαπτισθη εις τον ιορδανην υπο ιωαννου 10 αι ευθυς αναβαινων εκ του υδατος ειδεν σχιζομενους τους ουρανους και το πνευμα ως περιστεραν καταβαινον εις αυτον 11 kαι φωνη εγενετο εκ των ουρανων συ ει ο υιος μου ο αγαπητος εν σοι υδοκησα Feature 1:- The number of Greek vocabulary words in this passage is 35, (7X5). Feature 2:- The N.V. of the passage is exactly 27783, (7X3969). Feature 3:- The N.V. of the forms in which these words are found is exactly 26887, (7X3841). MARK, Chapter 2, Verses 13-17. (Jesus calls Matthew) 13. και εξηλθεν παλιν παρα την θαλασσαν και πας ο οχλος ηρχετο προς αυτον και εδιδασκεν αυτους 16. και παραγων ειδεν λευιν τον του αλφαιου καθημενον επι το τελωνιον και λεγει αυτω ακολουθει μοι και αναστας ηκολουθησεν αυτω 17. και γινεται κατακεισθαι αυτον εν τη οικια αυτου και πολλοι τελωναι και αμαρτωλοι συνανεκειντο τω ιησου και τοις μαθηταις αυτου ησαν γαρ πολλοι και ηκολουθουν αυτω 18. και οι γραμματεις των φαρισαιων ιδοντες οτι εσθιει μετα των αμαρτωλων και τελωνων ελεγον τοις μαθηταις αυτου οτι μετα των τελωνων και αμαρτωλων εσθιει 19. και ακουσας ο ιησους λεγει αυτοις [οτι] ου χρειαν εχουσιν οι ισχυοντες ιατρου αλλ οι κακως εχοντες ουκ ηλθον καλεσαι δικαιους αλλα αμαρτωλους Feature 1:- The number of Greek vocabulary words is exactly 49, (7X7). Feature 2:- Of the 49 words the number used by Jesus is exactly 14, (7X2).
  • 51. 50 Feature 3:- The number of words used by the scribes is exactly 7. Features cited above are, a few of many numerical features found beneath the surface of these five verses. MARK, Chapter 3, Verses 13-19. (Jesus chooses 12 Apostles) 13. και αναβαινει εις το ορος και προσκαλειται ους ηθελεν αυτος και απηλθον προς αυτον 14. και εποιησεν δωδεκα {VAR1: ους και αποστολους ωνομασεν } {VAR2: [ους και αποστολους ωνομασεν] } ινα ωσιν μετ αυτου και ινα αποστελλη αυτους κηρυσσειν 15. και εχειν εξουσιαν εκβαλλειν τα δαιμονια {VAR1: και εποιησεν τους δωδεκα } {VAR2: [και εποιησεν τους δωδεκα] } 16. και εχειν εξουσιαν εκβαλλειν τα δαιμονια {VAR1: και εποιησεν τους δωδεκα } {VAR2: [και εποιησεν τους δωδεκα] } και επεθηκεν ονομα τω σιμωνι πετρον 17 kαι ιακωβον τον του ζεβεδαιου και ιωαννην τον αδελφον του ιακωβου και επεθηκεν αυτοις {VAR1: ονομα } VAR2: <ονοματα> } βοανηργες ο εστιν υιοι βροντης 20. και ανδρεαν και φιλιππον και βαρθολομαιον και μαθθαιον και θωμαν και ιακωβον τον του αλφαιου και θαδδαιον και σιμωνα τον καναναιον 21. και ιουδαν ισκαριωθ ος και παρεδωκεν αυτον και ερχεται εις οικον The names of 12 apostles are Simon, Andrew, James, John, Matthew, Bartholomew, Philip, Thomas, James, Thaddeus, Simon and Judas. It is amazing to note that the total numeric value of these 12 apostles is 9639, which is perfectly divisible by 7, (7X1377). Of all the disciples only simon peter had the numeric value of 1295, which is perfectly divisible by 7, on whom Christ said that he would built the church, (Matt 16:18). After the death of Juda Iscoriot, Mathias was taken (Acts 1:23). The Numeric value after subtracting Judas from the total numeric value and adding the numeric value of Mathias or Justus to the total numeric value is still divisible by 7. It is interesting to note that higher the numeric value of an individual apostle higher was his participation in the Jesus
  • 52. 51 ministry and lower the numeric value of an individual apostle, lower was his participation in the Jesus ministry. Amongst 12 disciples, Juda Iscariot’s Numeric Value was 1635, the highest and that is why Jesus used him, for his highest mission. The lowest was of Thaddeus, whose Numeric Value was only 149, and that is why we do not read much of him at all in the whole of New Testament BIBLE. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Apostle’s Name Numeric value Total Name in Greek ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. Simon σιμωνι 200+10+40+800+50+1 Peter πετρ 80+5+9+100 1295 2. James Iακωβοv 10+1+20+800+2+70+50 953 3. John Iωαννην 10+800+1+50+50+8+50 969 4. Andrew ανδρεαν 1+50+4+100+5+1+50 211 5. Phillip φιλιππον 500+10+30+10+80+80+ 70+50 830 6. Bartholomew βαρθολομαιον 2+1+100+9+70+30+70+ 40+1+10+70+50 453 7. Matthew μαθθαιον 40+1+ 9+9+1+10+70+50 190 8. Thomas θωμαν 9+800+40+1+50 900 9. James Iακωβοv 10+1+20+800+ 2+70+50 953 10.Thaddaeus θαδδαιον 9+1+4+4+1+10+70+50 149 11.Simon σιμωνι 200+10+40+800+50+1 1101 12.Judas ιουδα 10+70+400+4+1+ Iscariot ισκαριωθ 10+200+20+1+100+10+ 800+9 1635 Grand Total 9639 (7X1377) After the death of Juda, to replace Juda’s apostleship, a lot was taken between Mathias and Justus, because of a tie, which means in either of the case, whether Mathias or Justus was taken in place of Juda, the total Numeric Value still would be divided by 7. Both Mathias (in Greek) and Justus (in Greek) have 7 letters in their names. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Mathias μαθθιαν 40+1+9+9+10+1+200 270 I.e. (9639-1635+270) = 8274 (7X1182) Justus ιουστος 10+70+400+200+300+ 70+200 1250
  • 53. 52 I.e. (9639-1635+1250) = 9254 (7X1322) It is also interesting to note both James and John sons of Zebedee too have 7 letters in their names. Andrew too has 7 letters in his name. MARK, Chapter 4, Verses 3-20 (Parable of sower) 3. ακουετε ιδου εξηλθεν ο σπειρων σπειραι 4. και εγενετο εν τω σπειρειν ο μεν επεσεν παρα την οδον και ηλθεν τα πετεινα και κατεφαγεν αυτο 5. και αλλο επεσεν επι το πετρωδες {VAR1: [και] } οπου ουκ ειχεν γην πολλην και ευθυς εξανετειλεν δια το μη εχειν βαθος γης 6. και οτε ανετειλεν ο ηλιος εκαυματισθη και δια το μη εχειν ριζαν εξηρανθη 7. και αλλο επεσεν εις τας ακανθας και ανεβησαν αι ακανθαι και συνεπνιξαν αυτο και καρπον ουκ εδωκεν 8. και αλλα επεσεν εις την γην την καλην και εδιδου καρπον ανα-βαινοντα και αυξανομενα και εφερεν τριακοντα και εν εξηκοντα και εν εκατον 9. και ελεγεν ος εχει ωτα ακουειν ακουετω 10.και οτε εγενετο κατα μονας ηρωτων αυτον οι περι αυτον συν τοις δωδεκα τας παραβολας 11.και ελεγεν αυτοις υμιν το μυστηριον δεδοται της βασιλειας του θεου εκεινοις δε τοις εξω εν παραβολαις τα παντα γινεται 12.ινα βλεποντες βλεπωσιν και μη ιδωσιν και ακουοντες ακουωσιν και μη συνιωσιν μηποτε επιστρεψωσιν και αφεθη αυτοις 13.και λεγει αυτοις ουκ οιδατε την παραβολην ταυτην και πως πασας τας παραβολας γνωσεσθε 14.ο σπειρων τον λογον σπειρει 15.ουτοι δε εισιν οι παρα την οδον οπου σπειρεται ο λογος και οταν ακουσωσιν ευθυς ερχεται ο σατανας και αιρει τον λογον τον εσπα-ρμενον εις αυτους 16.και ουτοι εισιν {VAR1: ομοιως } οι επι τα πετρωδη σπειρομενοι οι οταν ακουσωσιν τον λογον ευθυς μετα χαρας λαμβανουσιν αυτον 17.και ουκ εχουσιν ριζαν εν εαυτοις αλλα προσκαιροι εισιν ειτα γενομενης θλιψεως η διωγμου δια τον λογον ευθυς σκανδαλιζονται 18.και αλλοι εισιν οι εις τας ακανθας σπειρομενοι ουτοι εισιν οι τον λογον ακουσαντες 19.και αι μεριμναι του αιωνος και η απατη του πλουτου και αι περι τα λοιπα επιθυμιαι εισπορευομεναι συμπνιγουσιν τον λογον και ακαρπος γινεται 20.και εκεινοι εισιν οι επι την γην την καλην σπαρεντες οιτινες ακουουσιν τον λογον και παραδεχονται και καρποφορουσιν εν τριακοντα και {VAR1: εν] } {VAR2: εν } εξηκοντα και {VAR1: [εν] } {VAR2: εν } εκατον
  • 54. 53 The number of Greek Vocabulary words in this passage is exactly 49, (7X7). There are totally 21 amazing numeric features. MARK, Chp 13, Vrs 5-37, (The speech of Christ on tribulation) 5. ο δε ιησους ηρξατο λεγειν αυτοις βλεπετε μη τις υμας πλανηση 6. πολλοι ελευσονται επι τω ονοματι μου λεγοντες οτι εγω ειμι και πολλους πλανησουσιν 7. οταν δε ακουσητε πολεμους και ακοας πολεμων μη θροεισθε δει γενεσθαι αλλ ουπω το τελος 8. εγερθησεται γαρ εθνος επ εθνος και βασιλεια επι βασιλειαν εσονται σεισμοι κατα τοπους εσονται λιμοι αρχη ωδινων ταυτα 9. βλεπετε δε υμεις εαυτους παραδωσουσιν υμας εις συνεδρια και εις συναγωγας δαρησεσθε και επι ηγεμονων και βασιλεων σταθησεσθε ενεκεν εμου εις μαρτυριον αυτοις 10. και εις παντα τα εθνη πρωτον δει κηρυχθηναι το ευαγγελιον 11.και οταν αγωσιν υμας παραδιδοντες μη προμεριμνατε τι λαλησητε αλλ ο εαν δοθη υμιν εν εκεινη τη ωρα τουτο λαλειτε ου γαρ εστε υμεις οι λαλουντες αλλα το πνευμα το αγιον 12.και παραδωσει αδελφος αδελφον εις θανατον και πατηρ τεκνον και επαναστησονται τεκνα επι γονεις και θανατωσουσιν αυτους 13.και εσεσθε μισουμενοι υπο παντων δια το ονομα μου ο δε υπομεινας εις τελος ουτος σωθησεται 14.οταν δε ιδητε το βδελυγμα της ερημωσεως εστηκοτα οπου ου δει ο ναγινωσκων νοειτω τοτε οι εν τη ιουδαια φευγετωσαν εις τα ορη 15.ο {VAR2: [δε] } επι του δωματος μη καταβατω μηδε εισελθατω {VAR1: τι αραι } {VAR2: αραι τι } εκ της οικιας αυτου 16.και ο εις τον αγρον μη επιστρεψατω εις τα οπισω αραι το ιματιον αυτου 17.ουαι δε ταις εν γαστρι εχουσαις και ταις θηλαζουσαις εν εκειναις ταις ημεραις 18.προσευχεσθε δε ινα μη γενηται χειμωνος 19.εσονται γαρ αι ημεραι εκειναι θλιψις οια ου γεγονεν τοιαυτη απ αρχης κτισεως ην εκτισεν ο θεος εως του νυν και ου μη γενηται 20.και ει μη εκολοβωσεν κυριος τας ημερας ουκ αν εσωθη πασα σαρξ αλλα δια τους εκλεκτους ους εξελεξατο εκολοβωσεν τας ημερας 21.και τοτε εαν τις υμιν ειπη ιδε ωδε ο χριστος ιδε εκει μη πιστευετε 22.εγερθησονται γαρ ψευδοχριστοι και ψευδοπροφηται και δωσουσιν σημεια και τερατα προς το αποπλαναν ει δυνατον τους εκλεκτους 23.υμεις δε βλεπετε προειρηκα υμιν παντα 24.αλλα εν εκειναις ταις ημεραις μετα την θλιψιν εκεινην ο ηλιος σκοτισθησεται και η σεληνη ου δωσει το φεγγος αυτης 25.και οι αστερες εσονται εκ του ουρανου πιπτοντες και αι δυναμεις αι εν τοις ουρανοις σαλευθησονται 26.και τοτε οψονται τον υιον του ανθρωπου ερχομενον εν νεφελαις μετα δυναμεως πολλης και δοξης
  • 55. 54 27.και τοτε αποστελει τους αγγελους και επισυναξει τους εκλεκτους [αυτου] εκ των τεσσαρων ανεμων απ ακρου γης εως ακρου υρανου 28.απο δε της συκης μαθετε την παραβολην οταν ηδη ο κλαδος αυτης απαλος γενηται και εκφυη τα φυλλα γινωσκετε οτι εγγυς το θερος εστιν 29.ουτως και υμεις οταν ιδητε ταυτα γινομενα γινωσκετε οτι εγγυς εστιν επι θυραις 30.αμην λεγω υμιν οτι ου μη παρελθη η γενεα αυτη μεχρις ου ταυτα παντα γενηται 31.ο ουρανος και η γη παρελευσονται οι δε λογοι μου ου {VAR2: μη } παρελευσονται 32.περι δε της ημερας εκεινης η της ωρας ουδεις οιδεν ουδε οι αγγελοι εν ουρανω ουδε ο υιος ει μη ο πατηρ 33.βλεπετε αγρυπνειτε ουκ οιδατε γαρ ποτε ο καιρος {VAR1: [εστιν] } {VAR2: εστιν } 34.ως ανθρωπος αποδημος αφεις την οικιαν αυτου και δους τοις δουλοις αυτου την εξουσιαν εκαστω το εργον αυτου και τω υρωρω ενετειλατο ινα γρηγορη 35.γρηγορειτε ουν ουκ οιδατε γαρ ποτε ο κυριος της οικιας ερχεται η οψε η μεσονυκτιον η αλεκτοροφωνιας η πρωι 36.μη ελθων εξαιφνης ευρη υμας καθευδοντας 37.ο δε υμιν λεγω πασιν λεγω γρηγορειτε Number of Greek Vocabulary words in this passage is exactly 203, (7X29). There are 28 numeric features in his tribulation speech. THE MYSTERIOUS NUMBER SEVEN HIDDEN BENEATH THE BIBLE. 26 six writers are named in the BIBLE. There were, of course, others who wrote books of the BIBLE. However, only 26 of the writers are actually named in the BIBLE text itself. Each of these 26 names, like all other Hebrew and Greek words, has a numeric value. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ NAMES HEB/ GRK NUMERICVALUES TOTAL Hebrew books 1. Moses ‫מ ש ה‬ 5+300+40 = 345 2. Isaiah ‫ה ו‬ ‫י‬ ‫י ש צ‬ 6+5+10+70+300+10 = 401 3. Jeremiah ‫ו‬ ‫ה‬ ‫י‬ ‫מ‬ ‫ר‬ ‫י‬ 6+5+10+40+200+10 = 271
  • 56. 55 4. Ezekiel ‫ל‬ ‫א‬ ‫ק‬ ‫ז‬ ‫ח‬ ‫י‬ 30 +1+100+7+8+10 = 156 5. Hosea ‫ע‬ ‫ש‬ ‫ו‬ ‫ח‬ 70+300+6+5 = 381 6. Joel ‫י ו א ל‬ 30+1+6+10 = 47 7. Amos ‫ס‬ ‫ו‬ ‫ם‬ ‫ע‬ 60+6+40+70 = 176 8. Obadiah ‫ב ד י ה‬ 5+10+4+2+70 = 91 9. Jonah ‫י ו נ ה‬ 5+50+6+10 = 71 10.Micah ‫מ י כ ה‬ 5+20+10+40 = 75 11.Nahum ‫נ ה ו מ‬ 40+6+8+50 = 104 12.Habakuk ‫ח ב ק ו ק‬ 100+6+100+2+8 = 216 13.Zephaniah ‫ה‬ ‫י‬ ‫נ‬ ‫פ‬ ‫צ‬ 5+10+50+80+90 = 235 14.Haggai ‫ה ג י‬ 10+3+8 = 21 15.Zacharia ‫ז כ ר י ה‬ 5+10+200+20+7 = 242 16.Malachi ‫מ ל א כ י‬ 10+20+1+30+40 = 101 17.David ‫ד ו ד‬ 4+6+4 = 14 18.Soloman ‫ש ל מ ה‬ 5+40+30+300 = 375 19.Daniel ‫נ י א ל‬ ‫ד‬ 30+1+10+50+4 = 95 20.Ezra ‫ע ז ר א‬ 1+200+7+70 = 278 21.Nehemiah ‫נ ה מ י ה‬ 5+10+40+8+50 = 113 Greek Books 22.James Ιακωβ 10+1+20+800+2 = 833 23.Peter πετορς 80+5+300+100+70+200 = 755 24.Jude Ιουδας 10+70+400+4+1+200 = 685 25.Paul παυλος 80+1+400+30+70+200 = 781 26.John Ιωανης 10+800+1+50+8+200 =1069 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ TOTAL= 7931
  • 57. 56 Total numeric value is 7931, which is divisible by 7. The N.V. of each author is calculated from the N.V. of the Hebrew alphabets and the N.V. of the Greek alphabets, depending upon the book is from the Hebrew text, or the Greek text. It is amazing to note that the total N.V. is perfectly divisible by 7. Hence writing of 66 books, i.e. 39 books in Hebrew and 27 books in Greek books, is the plan of God. The books have wide meaning of message of BIBLE coming first to the Jews and later to both the Jews and the gentiles. The apostles wrote the gospel and the epistles in Greek alone, although they were Jews, knowing Hebrew. Even the book called Hebrew was written in Greek by Apostle Paul, Jew of the Jews. Name of John has the highest N.V. i.e, (1069) which hints his work is compact, packed and practical. His book is worthy more than all other books in the New Testament and it is full of symbolic mysterious No: 7. The next epistle is by James which has a N.V. of 833. James epistle in first century used to be called as practical epistle of Christian life. The merit of the book can be assessed by the Numeric Value. Feature 1:- The total N.V. of 26 BIBLE writers is 7931, (7x1133). Feature 2:- The total N.V. of the author of first book Genesis, Moses and the last Book Revelation John is 1414. i.e. 345+1069 = 1414 (7X202). Feature 3:- The other names have a N.V. of 6517 (7X931). Feature 4:- The number of O.T writers is 21, (7X3). Feature 5:- The N.V. of Hebrew names of the 21 writers is 3808, (7X 544). Feature 6:- The N.V. of 5 Greek names of the N.T. text is 4123, (7X589). Feature 7:- The writers of the law and the prophets (Moses to Malachi) have a N.V. of 2933, (7X419). Feature 8:- The writers of Hagiographa (David to Nehemiah) has a N.V. of 875, (7X125).
  • 58. 57 Feature 9:- Of the 21 writers of the O.T. the name in the N.T. are Moses, David, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Daniel, Hosea, and Joel, who are exactly 7, and whose prophesy fulfilled. Jonah’s name is mentioned, but he does not give prophesy. Feature10:- The N.V. of these 7 names is exactly 1554, (7X222). Feature11:- The number of times these 7 names occur in the O.T is exactly 2310, (7X 330). Feature12:- Of these 2310 occurrences, number of times David occur is 1134, (7X 162). Feature13:- Of these 2310 occurrences, number of times Moses occur is 847, (7X121). Feature14:- It is to be noted the N.V. of David is 14, perfectly divisible by 7, the Lowest amongst the writers. All this seems amazing and so exhaustive. BETHLEHEM The N.V. of βηθλεεμ: 2 + 8 + 9 + 30 + 5 + 5 + 40 = 99. The N.V. of Bethlehem is 99, the lowest in the Judea region of Israel. This fulfills the prophesy, as narrated by Micah 5:2, Matt 2:6. “But you Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are not the least among the rulers of Judah; for out of you shall come a ruler who will shepherd My people Israel.” David’s numeric value is also only 14.(7X2) SAUL TO PAUL The name Saul did not have a N.V. that was divisible by 7; hence God might have changed his name to Paul. The N.V. of Paul is 511, which is perfectly divisible by 7, i.e. (7X73). There is no reason mentioned, as why God wanted him to be called as Paul. It is only Peter and Paul had a numeric value divisible by 7. It was also Jesus way of hinting a departure from the Jewish names, since none of the Jewish names begin with “P”. Amongst the 12 disciples only Simon Peter was married, whose name’s
  • 59. 58 N.V. alone was divisible by 7. Amongst the unmarried Paul’s name N.V. alone was divisible by 7. AMEN “AMEN” has a numeric value of 91, which is perfectly divisible by 7, (7X13). NAZORAIOS Nazoraios appear 7 times in the gospels: Matthew- 3 times, Mark-o times, Luke-1 time, and in John- 3 times, totaling to 7 times. MOSES Moses appears 847 times (7X121) in the BIBLE. GABRIEL There are 7 letters. And the total N.V. is 154, (7X22). Γαβριηλ: 3+1+2+100+10+8+30 = 154. EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWS Numeric designs unquestionably prove that Apostle Paul is the writer. 7 is a number, hinting Jesus message having a world wide mission. It is bread from heaven to the entire mankind. The feeding of the 5000 men alone from, 7 numbers: 2 fishes and 5 loaves of bread, hints Jesus bringing salvation to Jewish Israelites. The feeding of 4000 men alone, hints his salvation to the whole mankind, including the Jews. Christ speaks to us, here indirectly and mathematically. When he fed 5000, the left over were 12 baskets full. When he fed 4000, the left over were 7 baskets full. 12 (4x3) stands for Israelites who multiply as they are born and 7 (4+3) stands for gentiles (Mark 8:17-21), who were added to the church.
  • 60. 59 It is notable that the BIBLE as a whole divides perfectly into seven great divisions.1. The Law. 2. The Prophets. 3. The Writings. 4. The Gospels. 5. The Acts. 6. The Epistles 7. The Revelation. The 2 larger divisions, the prophets and the epistles, are each composed of a number of books which is perfectly divisible by 7. The number of books in each division is exactly 21, (7x3). In epistles the books written by Apostle Paul are 14, (7X2). How did these features occur or come to be in the very structure of the BIBLE text? Their presence must be explained in some satisfactory way. They could have occurred either 1) by an accident or 2) by design. No doubt some critics say that they occurred in this manner merely by sheer chance. What are the chances of getting a perfect square piece of stone or cubic piece of stone on this earth? If it is found, it is concluded, that some one must have quarried it by hand. Second what are the chances of finding a ready made house in nature? If it is found, it is concluded positively, that some one must have built it by hands. Thirdly, suppose suddenly, the bag containing 30 oranges broke and fell to the floor, what chance would there be, that the oranges would fall into five perfect rows with six in each row? Though it is theoretically possible, practically it is impossible. Such self arrangement would be considered impossible and no one would risk being called insane by insisting that such a thing can occur by chance. Likewise, these amazing numeric features found in the original BIBLE text, are not there by chance or accident, but by design. They are arranged according to definite plan. Any order or design in any thing can be known only through the numbers or by measurable units, and the BIBLE by numeric structural design. If anyone could write an intelligible passage of 275 words, constructing it in such a way that the same designs and
  • 61. 60 arrangements of 7 occur in the structure of its original text as those found in the first 17 verses of Matthew, indeed he would prove himself a wonder if he could accomplish it in a year. If anyone could write an intelligible passage of 161 words, constructing it in such a manner that the same designs and arrangements of 7 occurs in the structure of its original text as those which are found in verses 18-25 of the 1st chapter of Matthew, he would accomplish a still greater wonder if he were to do it in 5 years. If any one in an entire life time of continuous work could write an intelligible passage of some 500 words, containing in its structure as many intertwined, yet harmonious numeric features as are found in the 2nd chapter Matthew, it would be a miracle of miracles. No mortal in the lifetime of 100 years could possibly have carried out the design which is found in even a single book of the BIBLE, if he devoted the entire 100 years to the task. It would require some centuries to write a book designed and constructed in the manner in which the book of Matthew is constructed. It is to be remembered that many of the scripture writers were men chosen from very ordinary walk of life and men who had no schooling at all. The limitations of human intellect and the abrupt ending of human life make it impossible for any man or any set of men combined to accomplish such stupendous feats. Man by his own attainments could not perform such unthinkable feats. How could the writers of BIBLE have planned the distribut- ion of the name ‘Moses’ through the BIBLE, so as to form marvelous numeric design? The case of Moses is only one example of a design which extends through the BIBLE. The design interlock paragraph with paragraph, book with book, and the Old Testament with New Testament. The Old Testament was concluded 400 years before the New Testament began, yet two taken together form one complete revelation. Both are parts of one homogenous whole.
  • 62. 61 How did Matthew know that he could use certain words which would not be used in any of the other 26 books of the New Testament? How did each writer know that he should use certain words which would not be used in any other book? In order for each writer to have done this, it would have been necessary for each one to have had all the other books before him as he wrote. If each had the other books before him as he wrote, it would mean that each particular gospel was written last. Such a thing is impossible and unthinkable. These are only a few of many problems which confront a person who tries to figure out how mere men could have designed and arranged the phenomenal numeric features in the structure of the original BIBLE . The 15 books of Apocrypha, shows no evidence of such a numeric design. There are so many Hebrew, Greek and Latin, prose and poetry classics, dating back to the BIBLE times. There is not a single incidence or evidence of such a numeric design. With this, it is evident that the BIBLE is not the work of many minds, but one mind alone, that of God’s. There is no escape from this conclusion. The original manuscripts, which the BIBLE writers wrote are not available today. Thus the Old Testament and the New Testament manuscripts available today are the copies of the original manuscripts. Critics, say that they have found some new passages added into King James Version, comparing with translated version, done from Vatican and Sinai manuscripts. But the translation of BIBLE to King James Version was done from ancient copies that were relatively later in date, which had these disputed passages. There are 12 passages in the New Testament, which have been seriously disputed by them as interpolation. Some of them are 1) Mark 16:9-20, 2) John 7:53-8:11, 3) Luke 22:44, 4) Luke 23:3 etc. Could it be, these inspired scriptures removed from the BIBLE? Certainly not. Thus come, the application of numerical structural analysis. The discovery proves that there is no interpolation by
  • 63. 62 anyone. The alleged and disputed passages certainly find place in the divinely inspired bible. The Satan’s anti-Christ work is defeated hence forth and once for all. Now all the disputed passages have been forever settled as GOD spoken. Thanks to new discovery based on numeric analysis. Any error in a word, or a verse, or a chapter or even a book, or the whole book can be detected by the designs of numerical facts. MARK, CHP 16, VRS 9-20, (The appearances and the ascension of Jesus) 9. [αναστας δε πρωι πρωτη σαββατου εφανη πρωτον μαρια τη μαγδαληνη παρ ης εκβεβληκει επτα δαιμονια 10. εκεινη πορευθεισα απηγγειλεν τοις μετ αυτου γενομενοις πενθουσιν και κλαιουσιν 11. κακεινοι ακουσαντες οτι ζη και εθεαθη υπ αυτης ηπιστησαν μετα δε ταυτα δυσιν εξ αυτων περιπατουσιν εφανερωθη εν ετερα μορφη ορευομενοις εις αγρον 12 ακεινοι απελθοντες απηγγειλαν τοις λοιποις ουδε εκεινοις επιστευσανυστερον [δε] ανακειμενοις αυτοις τοις ενδεκα εφανερωθη 14. και ωνειδισεν την απιστιαν αυτων και σκληροκαρδιαν οτι τοις θεασαμενοις αυτον εγηγερμενον {VAR1: [εκ νεκρων] } ουκ επιστευσαν 15. και ειπεν αυτοις πορευθεντες εις τον κοσμον απαντα 16. κηρυξατε το ευαγγελιον παση τη κτισει ο πιστευσας και βαπτισθεις σωθησεται ο δε απιστησας κατακριθησεται 17. σημεια δε τοις πιστευσασιν {VAR1: ακολουθησει ταυτα } {VAR2: ταυτα παρακολουθησει } εν τω ονοματι μου αιμονια εκβαλουσιν γλωσσαις λαλησουσιν {VAR2: αιναις} 18. [και εν ταις χερσιν] οφεις αρουσιν καν θανασιμον τι πιωσιν ου μη αυτους βλαψη επι αρρωστους χειρας επιθησουσιν και καλως εξουσιν 19. ο μεν ουν κυριος {VAR1: [ιησους] } {VAR2: ιησους } μετα το λα- λησαι αυτοις ανελημφθη εις τον ουρανον και εkαθισεν εκ δεξιων του θεου. 20. εκεινοι δε εξελθοντες εκηρυξαν πανταχου του κυριου συνεργουντος. και ον λογον βεβαιουντος δια των επακολουθουντων σημειων παντα δε τα παρηγγελμενα τοις περι τον πετρον συντομως εξηγγειλαν μετα δε ταυτα και αυτος ο
  • 64. 63 ιησους απο ανατολης και αχρι δυσεως εξαπεστειλεν δι αυτων το ιερον και αφθαρτον κηρυγμα της αιωνιου These are the last verses of the book of Mark. Feature 1:- Number of Greek words in these 12 verses is 175, (7X25). Feature 2:- Number of Greek vocabulary words is 98, (7X14). Feature 3:- Number of nouns in the 98 words is 21, (7X3). Feature 4:- Number of non-nouns in 98 words 77, (7X11). Feature 5:- Number of words begins with consonants in 21 nouns are 7. Feature 6:- Number of words begins with vowel in 21 nouns are 7. Feature 7:- Number of Greek letters in these 98 words is 553, (7X79). Feature 8:- Of these 553 letters the No. of Vowels is 294, (7X42). Feature 9:- Of these 553 letters the no. of consonants is 259, (7X37). Feature 10:- The number of forms of these 98 words is 133, (7X19). Feature 11:- The numeric value of these 133 forms is 89663, (7X12809). Feature 12:- Of these 133 forms, the forms which occur once Is 112, (7X16). Feature 13:- Of these 133 forms, the forms which occur more than once is 21, (7X3). Feature 14:- Of the 98 Vocabulary Words, the number used his disciples are exactly 42, (7X6). Feature 15:- The number of Vocabulary words which form no part of Christ’s speech are 56, (7X8). Feature 16:- Of the 175 total words, the number of words used by Christ in his speech Is xactly 56, (7X8). Feature 17:- Of the 175 total words, the number that forms no part of Christ speech is 119, (7X17).
  • 65. 64 The twelve verses divide themselves divide themselves into three natural divisions. Verses 9-11 Form (Division A) Verses 12-18 Form (Division B) Verses 19-20 Form (Division C) An amazing feature of numeric design is found in these three natural divisions. For E.g.:- Division A (Verses 9-11) Feature 18:- The number of Greek Words is 35, (7X5). Feature 19:- The N.V. of 35 words is 17213, (7X2459). Feature 20:- The N.V. of verses 9 and 11 alone is 11795, (7X1685). Feature 21:- The N.V. of verses 10 alone is 5418, (7X774). Feature 22:- In verse 10, the Its Greek word, the N.V. is 98, (7X14). Feature 23:- In verse 10, the last Greek word, the N.V. is 791, (7X 113). Feature 24:- The remaining words in verse 10 have a N.V. of 4529, (7X 647). Feature 25:- Of the 35 Greek words, in verse 9, 10, 11 the words begin with vowel are exactly 21, (7X3). Feature 26:- The No of syllabus in 36 Greek words is 84, (7X12). Feature 27:- “THANASIMOS”, means “deadly”, which has a N.V. of 581, (7X83). “Θανασιμον”. This word is used by GOD only once in the whole of New Testament. This by no means exhausts. The Division B and C, each have more than 20 numeric features. So the disputed last verses of Mark 16 shows amazing numeric design as a whole, i.e. designs within the design, and further designs within those. The separate paragraphs have designs of their own within the design. The vocabulary has its design and forms have theirs.
  • 66. 65 John 7:53-8:11 (The woman caught in adultery) 53. [[και επορευθησαν εκαστος εις τον οικον αυτου John 8 1. ιησους δε επορευθη εις το ορος των ελαιων 2. ορθρου δε παλιν παρεγενετο εις το ιερον {VAR1: [και } {VAR2: και } πας ο λαος ηρχετο προς αυτον και καθισας εδιδασκεν {VAR1: αυτους] } {VAR2: αυτους } 3. αγουσιν δε οι γραμματεις και οι φαρισαιοι γυναικα επι μοιχεια κατειλημμενην και στησαντες αυτην εν μεσω 4. λεγουσιν αυτω διδασκαλε αυτη η γυνη κατειληπται επ αυτοφωρω μοιχευομενη 5. εν δε τω νομω {VAR1: [ημιν] } {VAR2: ημιν } μωυσης ενετειλατο τας τοιαυτας λιθαζειν συ ουν τι λεγεις 6. {VAR1: [τουτο } {VAR2: τουτο } δε ελεγον πειραζοντες αυτον ινα εχωσιν κατηγορειν {VAR1: αυτου] } {VAR2: αυτου } ο δε ιησους κατω κυψας τω δακτυλω κατεγραφεν εις την γην 7. ως δε επεμενον ερωτωντες {VAR1: [αυτον] } {VAR2: αυτον } ανεκυψεν και ειπεν {VAR1: [αυτοις] } {VAR2: αυτοις } ο αναμαρτητος υμων πρωτος επ αυτην βαλετω λιθον 8. και παλιν κατακυψας εγραφεν εις την γην 9. οι δε ακουσαντες εξηρχοντο εις καθ εις αρξαμενοι απο των πρεσβυτερων και κατελειφθη μονος και η γυνη εν μεσω ουσα 10. ανακυψας δε ο ιησους ειπεν αυτη γυναι που εισιν ουδεις σε κατεκρινεν 10. δε ειπεν ουδεις κυριε ειπεν δε ο ιησους ουδε εγω σε 11. κατακρινω πορευου απο του νυν μηκετι αμαρτανε]] There are 168 (7X24) words in the passage and the list of other features are numerous. Tregelles, who was a strict orthodox editor of the new testament, and who believed as firmly in the divine inspiration of the scripture as anyone, honestly confessed that the account of the woman caught in the adultery was not part of the word of God. Various other scholars, on the contrary contended that the passage is entitled to its place in the divine BIBLE. Does the passage contain the divine numerical design beneath the surface of its text? Yes: the passage is permeated with the same
  • 67. 66 phenomenal numeric designs and features as are found in the structure of genuine God inspired passages. The profound numeric features and schemes found therein could not possibly have originated from man. How or why they disappeared we don not know. One has to appreciate Jesus beautiful way of, encountering the elders (so-called embodiment of paragons of sinless perfection), who had brought the woman caught in the adultery in the very act. Jesus here did not ask for the one who did this act to be brought (fleeter of foot), as normally all would, as Moses too wrote in the law (Ex 23:7). Here Jesus writes on the ground, which elders thought that he is writing incidences of adultery committed by them. Then Jesus said to them “He who is without sin among you, let him throw a stone at her first”. Jesus as God knew their adulterous past of elders, which ultimately lead elders to drop their demand of stoning her to death. All left the place silently and quietly with no turning back to the scene, beginning with elders followed by their own male chauvinistic gang, each haunted by their own guiltiness (echoes from their own past). The confidence and personnel absoluteness of Jesus words not only call to mind that Jesus came not to condemn, but to save. Jesus now tells that, “woman (respectful term), go and sin no more”. This seems to give the woman more than her due. Here Jesus was more encountered than woman herself. Acts of the risen Lord In 1 week Acts Ch 1-7: Church started by Peter. In 4 weeks Acts Ch 8-12: Church scatters by Phillip. In a Month Acts Ch 13-28: Church spreads by Paul. The Lord’s Prayer (Matthew 6:7-13) The total numeric value is 28644, which is perfectly divisible by 7. (7X 4092). (Luke 11:2-5) The total numeric value is 17290, which is perfectly divisible by 7. (7X 2470).
  • 68. 67 Book of JOHN, Chapter 21, verse 11. (Catch of 153 fishes) Apostle John’s speciality is always numbers. A message through numbers. Just like our lord Jesus spoke in parable and figurative language, so also John sent message to the Christians in numbers. What is 153? It is a sum total of 1 to 17.i.e. 1+2+3+4+5+6+7+8+9+10+11+12+13+14+15+16+17=153. 17 is a total of 10 and 7. i.e. 10 commandments (Deut 5:6- 21) + 7 doctrines (Eph 4: 4-6). It is a number hinting a message that every Christian to abide by the 10 commandments and 7 doctrines: 1 body, 1 spirit, 1 hope, 1 lord, 1 faith, 1 baptism, and 1 GOD. I-AM “I-AM” is a title indicating self-existence. Jesus in the book of John says Seven “I-AM” statements. 1) I am bread of life 2) I am light of the world 3) I am door of the sheep 4) I am good shepherd 5) I am resurrection and the life 6) I am true and living way 7) I am a true vine. THE LAW OF CHANCES The law of chances deals with chances, i.e., what chances are there that these features would occur together in one passage accidentally. This is calculated by a standard scientific method. They are recognized and standard in all branches of science. Its usage and the result are accurate, free from error. Only one number in 7 is multiple of 7. The other six numbers which are not multiples of 7 have as a good chance to occur accidentally as the one that is multiple of 7. Therefore, according to the law of chances, for any 1 number to be a multiple of 7 accidentally, there is one chance in…,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,…….…………..……7. According to law of chances, for any 2 number to be a multiple of 7 accidentally, there is only one chance in……………………………………………………….…7X7X7 = 49.
  • 69. 68 According to the law of chances, for any 3 number to be a multiple of 7 accidentally, there is only one chance in ……………………………………..………………….…7x7X7 = 343. Thus according to law of chances, for any one feature to occur accidentally, there is only one chance in……………………..………………………………………………..7. Thus according to law of chances, for any two features to occur accidentally, there is only one chance in……………………………..………………………………………49. Thus according to law of chances, for any three features to occur accidentally, there is only one chance in .…………………………………………………………………..…343. Therefore for, 1 feature to occur there is only one chance is…………….7. 2 features. ……….…………….……………………………….49. 3 features.....………………………....………….……………343. 4 features..………..…………………………………….….. 2401. 5 features……………………...…………………….…..…16807. 6 features………........…………………………………...117649. 7 features……………………………………………….…823543. 8 features…………………………………………..…....5764801. 9 features……………………………………,…...……40353607. 10 features……………………………………………282475249. 11 features……….…………………………………1977326743. 12 features……...…………….………………… ..13841287201. 13 features…….…………………………………..96889010407. 14 features……………………………….………678223072849. 15 features……………………………………..4747561509943. 16 features……………………………………33232930569601. 17 features………………………………..…232630513987207. 18 features…………………………………1628413597910449. 19 features……..………………………...11398895185373143. For 20 features. …………………………79792266297612001. One cannot imagine the size of that number, and one cannot Oargue with mathematics. The amazing numerical features of even one small passage, to say nothing of the thousands in the entire BIBLE, could not have possibly occurred by sheer chance. If these features did not occur accidentally, then there is only one answer and conclusion. A design has
  • 70. 69 a designer, and a creation has a creator. It is the very same person who created heaven and earth, with numeric design of 7, created the BIBLE too, with a numeric design of cycles of sevens. It is same person, who gave the celestial law for heavens and earth, gave the commandments for our eternal salvation too. I.e. THE CREATOR OF OUR UNIVERSE AND THE AUTHOR OF OUR HOLY BIBLE IS ONE AND THE SAME AND ONE CANNOT ESCAPE FROM THIS CONCLUSION, AND THE BIBLE ALONE HAS THIS KIND OF BEAUTY. Some people criticize the BIBLE and reject doctrines contained it as centuries old. But what is old? Can we reject the world we are living in, because it is same age old? Can we stop breathing because air is same age old? Can we stop drinking water because water is same age old? What is old or new according to them? GOD once told, is GOD told thousands and thousands of times, to thousands of thousands of generations, until end of world comes and there will be no change and no reversal of his commandments. AMEN & AMEN. Christian and Jewish cosmic visions of this world are above narrow world vision of the gentile pagans. So, what is the conclusion? God created the world in 7 days and that 7 is his foundation of creating simplicities to complexities of maze of amazing interlocked with intertwining of cycles of 7 in his worldly macro to micro creations like 7 colors, 7 notes in music, pH of water 7, 7 seas, 7 stars, cycles of 7 in gestation periods in life, 7 types of joints in life etc and in his own prophetic scripture: THE BIBLE. It is God’s steps of foot marks of 7 in all his creations from macro to micro and in pages of his own book: THE BIBLE. JESUS CHRIST is the father of the Bible, CHRISTIANS, his NATIONS, and the UNIVERSE. What is the final conclusion?
  • 71. 70 The creator of the BIBLE and creator of the WORLD is one and same. Hence recognize his authority and follow his orders. And this creator of the world and the BIBLE [JESUS] says that, “He who believes in him is not condemned; but he who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten son of God. And this is the condemnation, that the light has come into this world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds are evil. For everyone practicing evil hates the light, and does not come to the light, lest his deeds should be exposed. But he who does the truth comes to the light; that his deeds may be clearly seen, that they have been done in God”. (John 3:18-21) Symbolic numbers used in Revelation 1 = a unit (Only one). 2 = 1 + 1 (strengthened). 3 = the number of deity, 3 ½ = (half of7) incompleteness (42 months,1260 days, a time and times and half a time-a 3 ½ year time of trial, implying hope of the future). 4 = the number of creation (the cosmic number, of humanity), 5 = half of 10 (limited strength), 6 (7-1) = imperfection, evil, deception, ultimate failure. 7 (3 + 4) = Perfection (sacred completeness). 9 = Number of Holy Spirit. 10 = Human completeness. 12 (3X4) = Spiritual completeness. 24 (2X12) = Spiritual completeness intensified. 40 (4X10) = Completeness on a human level. 144 (12X12) = Spiritual completeness of completeness. 666 (See 6) = Failure intensified. 1,000 (10X10X10) = Completeness of completeness of Completeness. 1,600 (4X4X10X10) = Totality on a human level. 7,000 (7X1,000) = Completeness intensified. 12,000 (12X 1,000) = Completeness intensified. 144,000 (144X 1,000) Completeness intensified. 200,000,000 (2X many 10’s) = Invincible strength. 1,000,000,000 and more= beyond human comprehension.
  • 72. 71 Roman emperors. 31 B.C. – A.D. 117 Rome began as a small settlement on the east bank of the river Tiber. It was founded in the year 753 B.C, and ruled by kings. Rome became republic in 509 B.C. governed by a senate under two consuls. It rapidly expanded conquering its neighbors and establishing the dominance of its language, Latin. In the 3rd to 2nd centuries B.C. Rome became a naval power, defeating its Carthage in two Punic wars. The Romans also gained ascendancy in the east with the defeat of Antiochus III of Syria and the conquest of Macedonia and Greece. Corinth was sacked in 146 B.C. By this time Rome had a highly efficient and well disciplined professional army. After class struggles, political rivalries and civil wars, the republic came to an end in a contest of powers, initially between Pompey, Crassus and Julius Caesar (assassinated in 44 B.C.) and then between Mark Antony and Octavian, who emerged victor at Actium (31 B.C.). In 27 B.C. Octavian “restored the republic”, taking the surname Augustus. This was the beginning of an empire which was to last for many centuries. Augustus (27B.C. to A.D.14) is rightly famous for establishing and maintaining peace, for his efficient administration, including legal and financial reforms; his upholding of traditional Roman values and morality; and his patronage of the arts. Modest in his life style he preferred to be known as “First Citizen”, rather than “Emperor”. His stepson Tiberius (A.D. 14-37) proved more tyrannical and ended in a reign of terror. The evils of autocratic power became still more evident under Caligula (A.D. 37-41), who may have been insane. He had married to his own elder sister Drusulla. He offended the Jews by ordering his statue to be placed and worshipped in the temple at Jerusalem. After Caligula’s brutal assassination, Claudius’ reign (A.D.41-54) provided stability with the development of the civil service, the strengthening of empire and generous extension of Roman citizenship. He continued Augustus policy of allowing the Jews freedom of worship and was a friend of Herod Agrippa, whom he set up as a king. Nero’s eccentric rule and extravagant reign (A.D.-54-68) was marked by a great fire at Rome, probably set by the Jews to make the Roman horse cavalry army weak, but attributed to the Christians. It led to the first persecutions. In 414A.D. Hanorius put an end to the gladiatorial shows. In 500 A.D. Roman Empire collapsed and Rome became a first Christian country. It was prophetic, when apostle Peter requested the Roman authorities that he be crucified head down and legs up, It was a message to the Christians that Rome too goes upside down, from pagan state becoming a first Christian state. Roman Rulers during Christ and Paul times.
  • 73. 72 Augustus (27 B.C.-A.D 14) Tiberius (14-37) Gaius Caligula (37-41) Claudius (41-54) Nero (54-68) Civil war (68-69) Galba (68) Otho (69) Vitellius (69) Vespasian (69-79) Titus (79-81) Domitian (81-96) Nerva (96-98) Trajan (98-117). Written by Dr. S.C. Srinivasan. Mob: 9886649990 www.slideshare.net

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