Tag Archives: Christianity

The five major world religions – John Bellaimey

Translator: Andrea McDonough Reviewer: Jessica Ruby In all times and places in our history, human beings have wondered, “Where did we come from? What’s our place in the world? What happens to us after we die?” Religions are systems of belief that have developed and evolved over time in response to these and other eternal… Read More »

The Secret Society of the Illuminati

– This week on BuzzFeed Unsolved we’re covering the Illuminati. Is is a real thing? What the hell is it? – It’s not a thing. – Alright, approach it with an open mind, let’s get started. – Great. – [Ryan] Shockingly, the Illuminati actually has a very real historical foundation. In 1776, in Bavaria, Germany,… Read More »

Our Special Earth: Our “Solar Address” and the Goldilocks Habitable Zone | David Rives

Every star we see is a burning mass of plasma, similar to the sun. Even so, our Sun is not just any old star. It is a main sequence G2 Here on Earth, we’re about 93 million miles from the Sun. That might sound trivial, but it’s a very important distance. We are situated in… Read More »

The Holy Bible – Book 66 – Revelation – KJV Dramatized Audio

The Revelation of St. John the Divine Chapter 1 The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified [it] by his angel unto his servant John: who bare record of the word of God, and of the… Read More »

The Calendar and Astronomy – David Rives

In ancient times, celestial bodies such as the Sun, Moon and stars were central figures of the Zodiac. They were considered to be gods and goddesses, and based on the Zodiac, the movements of the heavens have become a means of divination. Scripture informs us that they worshiped the created more than the Creator. In… Read More »

Astrology and the Secret Cult of Mithra – David Rives

The secret cult of Mithraism was a religious order that was practiced by many in the Roman world. The religion was spread across the Mediterranean by the Cilician pirates, and worship centers were incorporated into Roman cities. In 2007, I was able to photograph a remarkably preserved representation of the mystery god, in the Vatican… Read More »

Signs of the Times — The Bible and Astrology | David Rives

The practice of astrology involves using stars, planets, and constellations for signs. According to the Biblical record, the sun, moon and stars were to be for signs, seasons, days and years. So, does this make astrology Biblically acceptable? Actually, quite the contrary. One major difference between scriptural signs and the pagan practices of astrology is… Read More »

Did the Church Actually Hate Copernicus? | Adam Ruins Everything

(whistling) – [Narrator] The Renaissance, the most innovative and hardest to spell period in history. During this era, extraordinary scientific minds broke free from the chains of ignorance. Minds like that of Nicolaus Copernicus who redefined our understanding of the solar system in a flash of inspiration. – Actually – Eureka! We aren’t at the… Read More »

Is Astrology in the Bible? – David Rives

The Genesis account tells us that the lights in the heavens are to be for signs, not to be confused with the astrology condemned by the Bible, as pagan in nature. Did the constellations that are now presented as mythological objects originally have a purer, Biblical meaning? In the book of Job, God asks: “Canst… Read More »

Astronomy vs. Astrology | David Rives

When I give presentations on the beauty of God’s creation, and how the heavens declare the glory of God, there are often those who will mistakenly reference what I present as astrology. I quickly correct them, pointing out that the field of science being discussed is called ASTRONOMY. The two terms do sound remarkably similar… Read More »