Pro and Con 1560

Posted 7-30-2010


By Marilyn Agee

At the time of the Rapture, I think Jesus calls himself the morning star because his throne is on Saturn, a morning star at that time.
In Rev 22:16, he said, "I am the root (YHWH) and the offspring of David (Jesus), and the bright and MORNING STAR." Look at the chart above at 2:25 AM on Cheshvan 17, 5771 (Oct. 25, 2010). This is exciting. Saturn, the sapphire throne where Jesus' throne is located (Eze 1:1,26-28), is the ONLY morning star from 2:25 AM until dawn on the anniversary of the day the Lord shut the door of Noah's Ark. It looks like this day could be the day of our First-Trump Rapture. The Full Hunter's Moon will be on Oct. 14.

In Rev 3:8, the Rapture door is open. In 3:20, it is closed. Played out in more detail in 4:1, we see that right after Heaven's door is opened, John is crowned and seated on his heavenly throne along with the other 23 elders in 4:4. In 5:9, all the saints caught up to Heaven in the First-Trump Rapture sing the new song.

Eze 1:1,26-28 says, "as I was among the captives by the river of Chebar, that the heavens were opened, and I SAW VISIONS OF GOD (i.e., the God/man Jesus Christ)....And above the firmament (expanse of space) that was over their heads (farther out in space than the four terrestrial planets, of which Earth is one; v. 15) was the likeness of a THRONE, as the appearance of a SAPPHIRE stone: and upon the likeness of the throne was the likeness as the appearance of A MAN (i.e., the God/man Jesus Christ) above upon it. And I saw as the colour of amber (Saturn has amber on it), as the appearance of fire round about within it, from the appearance of his loins (from the equator) even upward, and from the appearance of his loins (from the equator) even downward, I saw as it were the appearance of fire, and it had brightness round about. As the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness round about (Saturn's ring system forms a halo around Heaven). This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the LORD."

The God/man of Eze 1:1,26 is "the God of Israel" in Eze 10:20. It says, "This is the living creature (lively thing, i.e., a rotating, orbiting planet) that I saw UNDER THE GOD OF ISRAEL by the river of Chebar; and I knew that they (the planets) were the cherubims."

The God of Israel is Christ. Isa 44:6 says, "Thus saith the LORD (YHWH) the King of Israel, and his redeemer the LORD (YHWH) of hosts; I am the first (YHWH King of Israel), and I am the last (YHWH of hosts, his redeemer; Christ); and beside me there is no God."

Rev 4:6 says, "And before the throne (i.e., on Saturn) there was a SEA OF GLASS LIKE UNTO CRYSTAL (Saturn's ring system made up of ice crystals like those in rainbows; Eze 1:28 calls them 'brightness round about'): and in the midst of the throne (on Saturn), and round about the throne (around Saturn), were four beasts (lively things) full of eyes before and behind" (full orbs, globes, i.e., Jupiter, SATURN, Uranus, and Neptune).

I think Saturn is Heaven. It's rings are referred to as a sea of glass. Rev 15:2 says, "I saw as it were a sea of glass mingled with fire: and them that had gotten the victory over the beast, and over his image, and over his mark, and over the number of his name, STAND ON THE SEA OF GLASS, HAVING THE HARPS OF GOD."

Where else in our solar system could this take place? There is no other sea of crystals like those around Saturn. Our heaven has a halo of crystals.

This year, 2010, seems to be the year of the Rapture. Saturn will be in Virgo all this year. That's perfect. Jesus is the seed of the virgin. Gen 3:15 says, "I will put enmity between thee (Satan) and the woman (the virgin Mary), and between thy seed and HER SEED; it (Jesus) shall bruise thy head, and thou (Satan) shalt bruise his heel."

Saturn will be a morning star on Cheshvan 17, 5771 (Oct. 25, 2010), probably the date of the First-Trump Rapture since in Mt. 24:37, Jesus said, "But (changing the subject) as the days of Noe were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be."

Gen 7:11-13 says, "In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month (Cheshvan), the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened. And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights. In the selfsame day entered Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the sons of Noah, and Noah's wife, and the three wives of his sons with them, into the ark".

The Lord closed the door of Noah's Ark on Cheshvan 17 and the deluge began. That caused tribulation. We can see that a door is shut to the Laodiceans that are left behind in Rev. 3:20. Jesus advised them to buy of him white garments. That means we should all use I John 1:9, and confess all sins the Holy Spirit brings to mind that we have committed after accepting Jesus as our Saviour. That will bring those sins under the blood of Christ.

I John 1:9 says, "If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness."

In the Parable of the Fig Tree in Mt. 24:32-34, "doors" symbolize the two Raptures, the First-Trump Rapture of the Bride of Christ spoken of in I Thess. 4:16,17, and the Last-Trump Rapture of the Tribulation saints in I Cor. 15:51,52. In Rev. 3:8, the Lord has set the open door of heaven before the Philadelphian church of brotherly love. It will open in Rev. 4:1.

This year, Saturn will be rising at 2:25 AM on Monday, Cheshvan 17 (Oct. 25, 2010). At that time, the Moon will be up, but from 2:25 AM until sunup, SATURN WILL BE THE ONLY PLANET THAT IS A BRIGHT AND MORNING STAR. At the time of the First-Trump Rapture, Jesus is called the bright and morning star, because his throne is on Paradise, Saturn, the morning star that is the third heaven (1) Mars, (2) Jupiter, and (3) Saturn, the one to which Paul was caught up.

In 2Cor 12:2-4, Paul said, "I knew a man (Paul himself, he didn't want to boast) in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;) such an one caught up to the THIRD HEAVEN" (1. Mars, 2. Jupiter, 3. Saturn). And I knew such a man, (whether in the body, or out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;) How that he was caught up into PARADISE, and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter."

Paradise is our third Heaven. Rev 2:7 says, "He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the PARADISE OF GOD."

In Antiquities. III. VI. 7 and in "Wars of the Jews. V. V. 5," Josephus, a Pharisee priest, indicated that the lamps on the lampstand in the Temple stood for (1) the Sun (the western lamp that was to be kept burning), (2) Mercury, (3) Venus, (4) Earth, (5) Mars, (6) Jupiter and (7) Saturn, the last naked-eye planet (Ant. III. VI. 7; Wars V. V. 5). To me, it is easy to see that Saturn is our third heaven.

Rev 2:24,25, 28,29 says, "unto you I say, and unto the rest in Thyatira, as many as have not this doctrine, and which have not known the DEPTHS OF SATAN, AS THEY SPEAK; I will put upon you none other burden...that which ye have already (Christ in their hearts) hold fast till I come (at the Rapture)....And I WILL GIVE HIM THE MORNING STAR" (SATURN, HEAVEN, JESUS' THRONE). He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches."


Isa 51:9 says, "Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of the LORD (the Pre-incarnate Christ); awake, as in the ancient days, in the generations of old. Art thou not it that hath cut (lit., split) Rahab (Satan's planet, which became our Asteroid Belt), and WOUNDED THE DRAGON (Satan)?"

Psa 89:10 (KJV) says, "Thou hast BROKEN RAHAB IN PIECES, as one that is slain; thou hast scattered thine enemies (Satan and his fallen angels) with thy strong arm."


Isa 14:8-15 (KJV) says to Lucifer, Satan, "Hell from beneath is moved for thee to meet thee at thy coming: it stirreth up the dead for thee, even all the chief ones of the earth; it hath raised up from their thrones all the kings of the nations. All they shall speak and say unto thee, Art thou also become weak as we? art thou become like unto us? Thy pomp is brought down to the grave, and the noise of thy viols: the worm is spread under thee, and the worms cover thee. HOW ART THOU FALLEN FROM HEAVEN, O LUCIFER, SON OF THE MORNING! HOW ART THOU CUT DOWN TO THE GROUND (i.e., Earth), which didst weaken the nations! For thou hast said in thine heart, I WILL ASCEND INTO HEAVEN (then Heaven is farther out in space than our Asteroid Belt), I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation (i.e., on Saturn), in the sides of the north (i.e., east and west?): I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High (Christ). Yet thou shalt be brought down to hell, to the sides of the pit."

This is clearly talking about Satan, who wants to be like Christ. He is the "son of the morning," or the morning star because his planet Rahab was a morning star part of the time.

Not all translations use the word Lucifer. Verse 12 (World English Bible) says, "How you have fallen from heaven, MORNING STAR, SON OF THE DAWN! How you are cut down to the ground, who laid the nations low!"

Verse 12 (LITV) says, "Oh SHINING STAR, SON OF THE MORNING, how you have fallen from the heavens! You weakening the nations, you are cut down to the ground."

The word translated morning star is Strong's: heylel, From H1984 (in the sense of brightness; the MORNING STAR: - lucifer), son of the morning!

BDB: Lucifer = "light-bearer" shining one, MORNING STAR, Lucifer) of the king of Babylon and Satan, figuratively).

For a well-researched article that can save one a lot of searching for other opinions, see:
"Isaiah 14:12 & Revelation 22:16
Will The Real "morning star" Please Stand Up"
It says, “Jesus Christ is described as the ‘morning star’ in 2 Peter 1:19 (phosphoros) and in Revelation 2:28 (aster proinos), and He identifies Himself as ‘the bright morning star’ (ho aster ho lampros ho proninos) in Revelation 22:16...

"Origin of the term "Lucifer"
"Evidence from the KJV
"Evidence from other versions
"Evidence from historical scholars
"Evidence from Babylonian mythology


"I think I have fairly exhaustively and conclusively proven that the "morning star" reading in Isaiah 14:12 is not only an acceptable translation, but in fact is the real meaning of "Lucifer", having centuries and even millennia of solid support, from a plethora of sources. Although the primary context of the passage is about a king of Babylon, it may also be legitimately referring to Satan as well - but if so, it is important to remember that this is an interpretational issue of the passage, not a translational issue of the single word "heylel". It is my hope that this article will help put to rest the tiresome KJV-only argument regarding Isaiah 14:12.

"1 See "Lucifer" in the Encyclopedia Britannica, which says "Greek Phosphorus, or Eosphoros in classical mythology, the morning star (i.e., the planet Venus at dawn); personified as a male figure bearing a torch, Lucifer had almost no legend, but in poetry HE WAS OFTEN HERALD OF THE DAWN. In Christian times Lucifer came to be regarded as the name of Satan before his fall."

2 Peter 1:19 (KJV) says, "We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the DAY STAR (Christ) arise in your hearts: "

Isa 14:12-22 (Green's Interlinear) says, "Oh shining star (Rahab, Satan's planet when it was a morning star), SON OF THE MORNING, how YOU HAVE FALLEN FROM THE HEAVENS to EARTH)! you (Satan) who weakens on the nations, you (Satan) are cut down to the ground (Earth). for you have said in your heart, I will go up (to) the heavens (plural, i.e., to Jupiter then Saturn); I will raise MY THRONE (then on his planet Rahab, now on the asteroid Wormwood; Rev. 8:11) above the stars (plural) of God (i.e., on Saturn, above Rahab and Jupiter); and I will sit in mount of the assembly (on Saturn). I will rise over the heights of the clouds (Saturn has thick clouds); I (Satan) will be likened to the Most High (Jesus, whose throne is on Saturn; Eze. 1:1,26-28). Yet you (Satan) shall be brought down to sheol, to the sides of the Pit."

Continuing, "Those that see you shall stare and closely watch you. Is this the man that made the earth tremble, that shook the kingdoms, making the world like a wilderness and destroying the cities -- he who did not open a house for his prisioners? All the kings of the nations, all of them, lie in glory, each man in his own house, but you are thrown from your grave like a despised branch, (like) the clothing of the slain, those pierced by the sword, those that go down into the stones of the Pit, like a dead body trampeled under foot. You shall not be united with them in burial, because you ruined your land (your planet Rahab, your asteroid, and last, Babylon on Earth); you have slain your people; the seed of evildoers shall never be called! Prepare for the slaughter of his sons, because of their father's iniquity; that they may not rise and possess the land, and fill (with) cities the face of the earth. For I will rise against them, says Jehovah of hosts, and out of the name and remnant, the son and grandson from Babylon, says Jehovah."

So both Jesus and Satan had homes that were at times morning stars. Satan's planet Rahab broke apart, so only Jesus can be called the morning star at this important time, when we will be caught up to his morning star, the third heaven, Saturn, and stand on the sea of glass.

This year, Saturn is not a morning star until the middle of October. This is a powerful reason to think that the Rapture will be in October, not September, when Saturn is going around the other side of the Sun. Therefore, I changed my mind. Instead of Sept. 9, the Feast of Trumpets, I think October 25, (Cheshvan 17) fits better. Actually, after October 15, Saturn will be a morning star the rest of this year.


By Marilyn Agee

Psa 27:5 says, "For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in THE SECRET OF HIS TABERNACLE shall he hide me; he shall set me up upon a rock". This is the Last-Trump Rapture of the Tribulation saints. Heaven is a rock, a planet, symbolized by the Holy of Holies in the Tabernacle and Temple.

In Luke 20:17, Jesus asked, "What is this then that is written, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner?" It must be important. Scripture mentions it over and over.

How can the stone that the builders rejected become head of the corner?

In Mt 21:42, Jesus said, "Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner: this is the Lord's doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes?" Therefore, the corner represents something we can see, like the Earth.

Mark 12:10 simply says, "And have ye not read this scripture; The stone which the builders rejected is become the head of the corner".

That refers to Psa 118:22,23. It says, "The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner (pinnah, angle, corner). This is the LORD'S doing; it is marvellous in our eyes."

Of the time before the Flood, Gen 6:4,5, 12-14 says, "There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God (bene ha elohim refers to angels) came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown....God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for ALL FLESH HAD CORRUPTED HIS WAY UPON THE EARTH. And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth. Make thee an ark".

It is astonishing to me that by the time of Noah, ALL FLESH, except Noah and his family, had corrupted his way. Then there were lots of giants, not just a few. That is how the pyramid of Giza got built, and why the builders rejected the capstone.

If capped, the pyramid would be 5776 inches tall, and that seems to be the last Hebrew year of the Tribulation. There does seem to be a connection. However, the following scripture says, "Behold, I LAY IN SION A CHIEF CORNER STONE". Sion, or Zion, is Jerusalem, not Egypt. We have not exhausted the full meaning yet, but the chief corner stone of the Pyramid of Giza does not represent Christ. The Jewish year 5776 seems to be the year the Satan-possessed False Prophet is expected to reach the pinnacle of his rule. Instead, it will be the year of his downfall. So, to me, the first day of 5776 represents the date the False Prophet will be deposed and Christ will receive his Millennial Kingdom.

Not because of the pyramid, but I do expect Christ to win and rule in 5776. He will win on the very day the Satan-possessed False Prophet will think he will win. I believe the Day of God's Wrath will be the first day of 5776, Monday, Sept. 14, 2015, the Feast of Trumpets. I expect the Second Advent of Christ 7 months later (Eze. 39:12,13), on Nisan 1, 5776, April 9, 2016, the first day of the Sacred, Regnal and Jubilee years. The upcoming Jubilee year would have been announced on the previous Day of Atonement. It would not start on that day, on the 10th of the 7th month.

The Masons and the Great Seal of the USA also point to the end in 5776, but that is another story.

1Peter 2:3-9 says, "If so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious. To whom coming, as unto A LIVING STONE, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious, Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ. Wherefore also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I LAY IN SION A CHIEF CORNER STONE, elect, precious: and he that believeth on HIM shall not be confounded. Unto you therefore which believe he is precious: but unto them which be disobedient, the stone which THE BUILDERS DISALLOWED, the same is made the HEAD OF THE CORNER, And a stone of stumbling, and a rock of offence, even to them which stumble at the word, being disobedient: whereunto also they were appointed."

Of what corner will Christ be the head? He will become King of kings over the Earth.

The tent of the Tabernacle represented our Solar System.

Psa 19:2-6 says, "Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard. Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them (day and night) hath he set a TABERNACLE FOR THE SUN, Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, and rejoiceth as a strong man to run a race. His (the sun's) going forth is from THE END OF THE HEAVEN, AND HIS CIRCUIT UNTO THE ENDS OF IT: and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof."

Psa 104:1-3 says, "Bless the LORD, O my soul. O LORD my God, thou art very great; thou art clothed with honour and majesty. Who coverest thyself with light (Heb. "or," sunlight) as with a garment: who STRETCHEST OUT THE HEAVENS LIKE A CURTAIN (i.e., like the tent of the Tabernacle): "Who layeth the beams of his chambers (aliyah, something lofty, in the sky) in the waters (i.e., the "sea of glass", the ice crystals that make up the rings of Saturn): who maketh the clouds (ab, dense clouds; Saturn has dense clouds) his chariot (thing to ride on): who walketh (moves, orbits) upon the wings of the wind".

The Tabernacle was made of ten widths of fabric with cherubim embroidered on each width. Each five-width piece was sewn together. Then the two large pieces were attached to each other with loops and hooks.

Ex 26:6 says, "And thou shalt make fifty taches (hooks) of gold, and couple the curtains together with the taches: and it shall be ONE TABERNACLE." The tent stood for one solar system, ours.

Each width of fabric with a cherubim embroidered on it stood for a different planet in our Solar System. The five terrestrial planets were Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars and Rahab (now our Asteroid Belt). The other five planets were four giant planets, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, plus tiny Pluto.

Starting at the back of the Tabernacle, the five widths of fabric represented Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars and Rahab. The other five widths in front represented Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. Two and a half widths hung down at the back of the Tabernacle. Earth's width folded over the back corner. Therefore, Jesus being head of the corner means he is king of the Earth.

Psa 144:12 says, "That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth; that our daughters may be as CORNER STONES (i.e., as leaders on Earth), polished after the similitude of a palace".

Rev 4:6 mentions the sea of glass. It says, "And before the throne (Saturn) there was a sea of glass (hualinos, transparent, i.e., ice) like unto crystal: and in the midst of the throne, and round about the throne, were four beasts (lively things) full of eyes before and behind.' They are full orbs, globes, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.

Rev 15:2 mentions the sea of glass (i.e., ice crystals) in Saturn's ring system. It says, "And I saw as it were a sea of glass mingled with fire: and them that had gotten the victory over the beast, and over his image, and over his mark, and over the number of his name, stand on the sea of glass, having the harps of God."

Isa 66:1 Thus saith the LORD, The heaven (i.e., the third heaven that Paul was caught up to, Saturn) IS MY THRONE, and the earth is my footstool: where is the house that ye build unto me? and where is the place of MY REST?" On Saturn and Earth.

Isa 18:3,4 says, "All ye inhabitants of the world, and dwellers on the earth, see ye, when he lifteth up an ensign (i.e., the UN flag) on the mountains (kingdoms); and when he bloweth a trumpet, hear ye (i.e., it's the First-Trump Rapture). For so the LORD said unto me, I WILL TAKE MY REST, and I will consider (see) IN MY DWELLING PLACE (Saturn) like a clear heat upon herbs, and like a cloud of dew in the heat of harvest."

Psa 95:10,11 says, "Forty years long was I grieved with this generation, and said, It is a people that do err in their heart, and they have not known my ways: Unto whom I sware in my wrath that they should not enter into MY REST."

Acts 7:49 says, "Heaven (i.e., Saturn, the third heaven Paul was caught up to in II Cor 12:2-4) is my throne, and earth is my footstool: what house will ye build me? saith the Lord: or what is the place of MY REST?" (both on Saturn and on Earth).

Psa 132:11-14 says, "The LORD hath sworn in truth unto David; he will not turn from it; Of the fruit of thy body will I set upon thy throne. If thy children will keep my covenant and my testimony that I shall teach them, their children shall also sit upon thy throne for evermore. For THE LORD HATH CHOSEN ZION; HE HATH DESIRED IT FOR HIS HABITATION. THIS IS MY REST FOR EVER: here will I dwell; for I have desired it."

Heb 4:1-11 says, "Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into HIS REST, any of you should seem to come short of it. For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it. For we which have believed do enter into REST, as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, if they shall enter into MY REST: although the works were finished from the foundation of the world. For he spake in a certain place of the SEVENTH DAY on this wise, And GOD DID REST THE SEVENTH DAY from all his works. And in this place again, If they shall enter into MY REST (seventh Millennium). Seeing therefore it remaineth that some must enter therein, and they to whom it was first preached entered not in because of unbelief: Again, he limiteth a certain day, saying in David, To day, after so long a time; as it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts. For if Jesus had given them rest, then would he not afterward have spoken of another day. THERE REMAINETH THEREFORE A REST TO THE PEOPLE OF GOD. For he that is entered into HIS REST, he also hath ceased from his own works, as God did from his. LET US LABOUR THEREFORE TO ENTER INTO THAT REST, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief."

Not only did the tent of the Tabernacle represent the Solar System, according to Josephus (Ant. III. VI. 7; Wars V.V.5), a Pharisee priest, the seven lamps on the lampstand represented the Sun (the western light that was to be kept burning), Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn, the outermost of the naked-eye planets. Lit by the Sun, they look like burning lamps.

Our Heaven, the one Paul was caught up to, is the third heaven, (1) Mars, (2) Jupiter and (3) Saturn.

2Cor 12:2-4 says, "I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;) such an one (Paul himself, he didn't want to boast) caught up to the third heaven. And I knew such a man, (whether in the body, or out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;) How that he was caught up into paradise, and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter."

Psa 27:5 says, "in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion (soke, pavilion or tabernacle): in the SECRET OF HIS TABERNACLE (ohel, tent, dwelling place) shall he hide me; he shall set me up upon a rock." I think that rock is Saturn, the location of Christ's throne and the real mercy seat. The cherubim on each side of the mercy seat represent Jupiter and Uranus.

Earth's surface is made up of soil, stone and water. I think the altars of uncut stones in the Bible represented Earth, where sacrifices were to be made.

The word tabernacle means dwelling. I believe the Tabernacle symbolized four globes, two of which are dwelling places. Earth is our dwelling place in this life. I think Saturn is Jesus Christ's throne and our Heaven. It fits for Paul was caught up to the third heaven in II Cor 12:2-4, (1) Mars, (2) Jupiter, and (3) Saturn.


Heb 8:5 says, "Who serve unto THE EXAMPLE AND SHADOW OF HEAVENLY THINGS, as Moses was admonished of God when he was about to make the tabernacle: for, See, saith he, that thou make all things according to the pattern shewed to thee in the mount."

It looks like the Tabernacle's altar and brasen laver stood for this globe we call Earth. "The ALTAR STOOD RAISED ON A MOUND OF EARTH", and our oceans are symbolized by the water in the round brasen laver. Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc, so it has copper's antibacterial qualities, perfect for water storage.

Three other globes are symbolized by cubes. In both globes and cubes, the length, width and height are equal. Therefore, cubes can represent globes that would fit inside that box. Mars, the first heaven, and Jupiter, the second heaven, probably are symbolized by the two cubes in the Holy Place. The Holy of Holies, a single cube, represents God's Heaven and our eternal home. I believe that the Holy of Holies represents Saturn, the throne of Jesus Christ (Eze. 1:1,26-28 and 10:1,20) and the third heaven to which Paul was caught up in II Cor. 12:2-4.

Eze 10:1,20 says,"I looked, and, behold, in the firmament (expanse of space) that was above the head of the cherubims (four terrestrial planets, Mercury, Venus, Earth [Eze 1:15], and Mars) there appeared over them (farther out in space) as it were a sapphire stone (sapphire means dear to the planet Saturn, from the Sanskrit Sani, Saturn, and priya, dear), as the appearance of the likeness of a throne (Christ's)....This is the living creature (lively thing, the rotating and orbiting Saturn) that I saw UNDER THE GOD OF ISRAEL" (Christ, Isa. 44:6).

I was stunned to find the following confirmation of my ideas in the Jewish Encyclopedia. "THE SEA REPRESENTED THE WORLD" in a setting of the Sun, Moon and stars (zodiac). This description is of the brazen sea in the Temple, but the general meaning is the same for the brazen laver in the Tabernacle. It was just not set on twelve oxen.
The symbolism of the brazen sea is described in detail in the Midrash Tadshe. THE SEA REPRESENTED THE WORLD;...and it was round at the the heavens are round....The two rows of colocynths (knops) below the rim were symbolic of the sun and the moon, while the twelve oxen on which the sea rested represented the zodiac ("mazzalot"). (Midrash Tadshe ii., ed. Epstein, in "Mi-?admoniyot ha-Yehudim," xvi., xvii.; Yal?., Kings, 185).J. Sr. L. G.
"upon sacrificial worship rests the world" (Ab. i. 2; Ab. R. N. (A) iv.; (B) v.; Yer., Ta'anit, iv. 68a; Bab., Ta'anit, 27b; Meg. 31b).


The altar and brasen laver of the Tabernacle represented Earth. The two cubes of the Holy Place represented the first and second heavens, Mars and Jupiter, two globes that would fit into the two-cube space called the Holy Place. The cube called the Holy of Holies represented the globe that would fit in that cube, the third heaven, Saturn. The Mercy Seat was flanked by two cherubim. They represented Jupiter and Uranus, the planets that flank Saturn.

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