The two witnesses of Revelation 11

The two mysterious guys are the two witnesses John sees in vision when in Patmos. They make their entrance in Revelation 11:1-14. Who are they? Simply two normal guys who receive an order to prophesy in the spirit of Moses and Elijah. First John refers to them as being commanded, “in the day of the Lord”, to measure the sanctuary of the temple, the altar and those worshipping. Then the angel announces that the courtyard of God’s[…]

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Giving birth near to the deserts

Childbearing is a common theme in the Bible. Micah wrote: “So he will give them up until the time that she who is to give birth has given birth.”  Micah 5:3 Dying in the delivery A woman is crying out in her agony to give birth between Betel and Ephrata, a rather rocky area. Childbearing has never been an amusing moment. Rachel, Jacob’s favorite wife, had difficulty in making the delivery. (Gen. 35:16-20) She actually[…]

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The number 666 the beast and the sun

666: many people tend to assign to this number a negative connotation.  They think of Apocalypse 13:18 where this number is associated with the beast. 666 in the book of Revelation There you can read: “It puts under compulsion all people—the small and the great, the rich and the poor, the free and the slaves—that these should be marked on their right hand or on their forehead,  and that nobody can buy or sell except a[…]

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Latitude, Longitude, the UN flag

Above: The UN Flag Below: A geographical Earth image viewed above the North Pole Latitude and longitude are the geographic coordinates that specify the position of a point on the Earth’s surface. In this post, you will find the reasons why each degree in the latitude on the earth and each degree of longitude at the Capricorn Tropic are reckoned to measure 111 kilometers. Moreover, I will add a deeper explanation into the meaning of the United[…]

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111, 333, 666, and many other curious digits. What are Demlo numbers?

The Earth map used in the UN flag: 33 sectors A grid, probably representing parallels and meridians, divides the Earth in 33 sectors. Another special number is 11, 33 being a multiple of it. You probably wonder what  it means and what relation have these numbers with the Earth. 33 appears immediately as a particular number, being a palindrome. Moreover 3×3=9;  33×3=99… another palindromic digit I like is the number 12321. If you sum all digits, you’ll obtain[…]

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