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The One Time a Christian Might Have to Sacrifice Being Friendly

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on September 24, 2018

Christians are told to be peacemakers. The Lord Jesus Himself said that this is a very important trait that defines a real child of God:

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.” (Matthew 5:9)

If children of God are called to be peacemakers, is it wrong for a Christian to be not very friendly?

Let’s talk about that.

Wisdom before friendliness

Many Christians today think that friendliness is a trait that must be present in every Christian. As such, they do their best to befriend as many people as possible, believing that it’s a good thing to be friendly.

Of course, friendliness is a good thing. Webster’s dictionary defines being “friendly” as “Having the temper and disposition of a friend; kind; favorable; disposed to promote the good of another.” If our being friendly can be described this way, then it’s good.

There are some times, however, when we have to be careful who to be friendly to. The Lord Jesus Christ Himself said that He sent us out as “sheep among wolves” (see Matthew 10:16). While we can be friendly, we shouldn’t be naïve. We must be very careful as to who we will befriend, who we will allow into our lives, and who will have a place of influence over us. Remember,

Do not be deceived: “Evil company corrupts good habits.“” (1 Corinthians 15:33)

When friendliness competes with the Great Commission

Many of us, in an effort to reach out to others, make the big mistake of just being friendly, fearing possible rejection. We tend to replace the Great Commission with making a great company of people, in an effort to be accepted. We make friends, not preach the Gospel.

What we forget is that the message of the Gospel will always be an offensive message that points out our sinfulness and desperate need for the Lord Jesus. This message will be received by some, but will be ignored by others. We need to accept the fact that we have an enemy who hates us, and he will cause others to react unpleasantly to our preaching of the Gospel.

Does this mean we shouldn’t be friendly? Does this mean we should be harsh towards people? No, it doesn’t mean that way at all. What I am trying to say is that making friends is not at the top of our list; obeying God is.

And His will is that all men will be saved through the Gospel of Christ (see 1 Timothy 2:4).

In closing

Friendliness is a great asset, a character trait that should be seen in a Christian. But it doesn’t go before being wise and prudent, and it certainly must not overtake the preaching of the Gospel. Our goal is to be like Christ, not to be everyone’s pal.



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Amazing Prediction from 2016 Involving Russia, Syria, and a Falling Space Station

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on April 9, 2018

My Note: This prediction fits in with what I was reading today on Prophecies in the Ethiopian Bible;

[2 Esdras 6]

1 Woe be unto thee, Babylon, and Asia! woe be unto thee, Egypt and Syria!
2 Gird up yourselves with cloths of sack and hair, bewail your children, and be sorry; for your destruction is at hand.
3 A sword is sent upon you, and who may turn it back?
4 A fire is sent among you, and who may quench it?
5 Plagues are sent unto you, and what is he that may drive them away?
6 May any man drive away an hungry lion in the wood? or may any one quench the fire in stubble, when it hath begun to burn?
7 May one turn again the arrow that is shot of a strong archer?
8 The mighty Lord sendeth the plagues and who is he that can drive them away?
9 A fire shall go forth from his wrath, and who is he that may quench it?
10 He shall cast lightnings, and who shall not fear? he shall thunder, and who shall not be afraid?
11 The Lord shall threaten, and who shall not be utterly beaten to powder at his presence?
12 The earth quaketh, and the foundations thereof; the sea ariseth up with waves from the deep, and the waves of it are troubled, and the fishes thereof also, before the Lord, and before the glory of his power:
13 For strong is his right hand that bendeth the bow, his arrows that he shooteth are sharp, and shall not miss, when they begin to be shot into the ends of the world. NUCLEAR MISSILES???
14 Behold, the plagues are sent, and shall not return again, until they come upon the earth.
15 The fire is kindled, and shall not be put out, till it consume the foundation of the earth.
16 Like as an arrow which is shot of a mighty archer returneth not backward: even so the plagues that shall be sent upon earth shall not return again.
17 Woe is me! woe is me! who will deliver me in those days?
18 The beginning of sorrows and great mournings; the beginning of famine and great death; the beginning of wars, and the powers shall stand in fear; the beginning of evils! what shall I do when these evils shall come?
19 Behold, famine and plague, tribulation and anguish, are sent as scourges for amendment.
20 But for all these things they shall not turn from their wickedness, nor be always mindful of the scourges.

The following prediction was posted on this forum

Anonymous 11/04/16(Fri)22:39:54 No. 18302615 Board /x/ – Paranormal >>18298820 (OP) #

I don’t normally comment on x, just lurk most of the time, but i saw this thread and figured why the fuck not I’ll post.

I had 3 different events, might have to post them separately, might not post all of them if i get tired of typing, i suck at green-text btw so I’ll just type it out.

The first event i had was when i was a kiddo, although i didn’t realize it until i was older, but my parents and schoolteachers did.

Before 9/11 i was always (ALWAYS) drawing cities, and would put the twin towers in them burning, although i was like 4 at the time and i had never even seen them or heard of them, i did this in my agenda notebook, on the desk, on paper at home, all the time, nobody thought anything of it until 9/11 happened and then everyone was very quiet around me, they would try to be really nice to me, they wanted me to draw something other than burning towers, they never told me what, they just told me to draw whatever i wanted, don’t really remember much beyond that though.

Fast forward about a decade and a half, i find my old agenda notebooks in the closet, and see 9/11 scribbles all over them from time periods far before 9/11, i finally went and asked my parents about it and they were extremely squirmy on the subject, but finally they had told me that i was drawing all of this before 9/11 and that they were hoping i would just forget, they had told me that my mother apparently predicted a bunch of plane crashes between the 60’s and the 80’s to excruciating detail (down to the exact locations they would hit) although she lost this ability when i was born.

Apparently my grandmother and my great grandmother had the same ability to varying other degrees, it’s really made me question a lot of shit ever since though, to the extent that i seriously worry about my own thoughts.

Story #2

Significantly after this, but before re-discovering this weird life event of mine, i had another incident take place.

I had the day off and had gone to sleep, although once i had awoken in my dream i didn’t realize i was asleep.

I lived out day after day, week after week, month after month in this dream that i didn’t even know was a dream, however it was not a good one.

Eventually at some distant future point the space station was de-orbited, i do not know if this was intentional, or if it was normal orbital decay, or if it was even the ISS and not just one of the Chinese stations, however, shortly after this there was a limited nuclear exchange in which 36 nuclear weapons were detonated in the Texas gulf region, i am unsure what happened with the rest of the country though but i imagine it was catastrophic, services never came back.

Shortly after this came airstrikes, no idea from who, it honestly looked like some variant of Su-30 Russian plane, only a few however before those too eventually stopped.

About a week after this it got horrific, there were a bunch of anvil clouds that seemingly developed out of nowhere and large spacecraft were seen in them, not emerging independence day style, but as if the cloud itself was some kind of portal and these ships were sort of halfway loitering halfway in/out of the portal, the ships were large angular brick shaped, but had no real texture to speak of, they were a sort of solid stone/slate gray, and just sat there.

We never saw anything come out of them, all we remembered were screams, from everywhere, and these monsters that would peel the skin from children and parents and wear their skin, and they were capable of perfectly imitating the voices of the people whose skin they took, they did this to lure people out of their hiding spots and take them, killing yourself to escape them would not work, they could reanimate the dead (part 2 after this)

Part 2 of the last story:

If you killed yourself to escape, it wouldn’t work, they could reanimate the dead and keep you on some sort of life support for the sake of experimentation, i don’t know why or how but somehow i knew that if they took you that you were theirs forever, there was no escape.

However they also had large facilities on the earth, they looked like normal warehouses but the ones who wore people’s skin were inside these, they would liquefy humans in here and keep them in devices that looked similar to dryers, and each liquified human was kept in their own, and we had a hand scanner we could use to find where our person’s remains were so we could steal them so that they couldn’t re-constitute their remains and make them suffer, somehow we could reconstruct the entire person back to what they were with this liquid.

However the ones who wore people’s skin had these large pools ringed with symbols that looked similar to zoroastrian dakhmas ( i don’t know the spelling) and they would fill these pools with the people’s liquefied remains and bathe in them, and their children would bathe in them and drink them, and they would try throwing people in and if you fell in then you were one of them.

This went on until most of the human race had been wiped out, i do not remember most of what happened as this was a single dream spanning almost 72 years, eventually though their spacecraft were destroyed, most of the life on earth was destroyed, it had become a large desert, i remember there were still alligators though, and whatever had transpired had killed the sun, it was slowly dying, as if perhaps they had siphoned energy from it to escape, i don’t know if anyone intervened on our behalf but i think someone did, but i remember i was walking with a girl in a blue dress, she was my wife (i don’t have a wife in real life mind you) Part 3 after this:

But anyways me and my wife in the blue dress were walking down the road, there was a small ditch on the left side, with a few alligators in it, and a line of trees on the other following the ditch, we were walking home, and there were bits of these spacecraft everywhere, the sun looked like it was setting but it wasn’t (damaged or something as i stated in previous post) But we finally got home it was getting close to nighttime.

I then remember her whispering to me very quietly, “we need to be quiet and turn all the lights off or they’ll see us”, we did this, and saw lights on the horizon slowly blinking out one by one by one, i don’t know if the lights were really close enough or not, but i could swear i heard distant screaming, like there was a reason their lights were going off, as though even in our victory we were still being hunted, i do not know what our enemy was, we all just called it “Them”

I woke up after this, and realized i had been asleep for almost 14 hours, (normally i sleep 7 and a half) and that this 72 years of mine had all somehow been a complex fabrication of my imagination.

However, every single event leading up to this has happened so far again, every single last one, and i fear that either i am once again in the long dream, or that it has become reality this time, and we are about to see tribulation.

All of this sounds ridiculous to believe whatsoever i know, i still have 2 other stories about similar events to this if you’re interested.

Russian invasion of Crimea, Iraq falling apart and returning to a fractured state, Syrian intervention.

The next things to come along are that the rest of the middle east falls apart, not just what we’re already seeing but jordan, lebanon, saudi arabia, iran, pretty much everything except israel, eventually a space station (no idea which one or when/how) will de-orbit, a war between Russia and the U.S. is going to kick off, it’s inevitable, Russia is going to invade up through Mexico, the red line is how far into the U.S. they end up advancing due to aid from the native Mexican population initiating an insurrection due to increased nationalism, and a weak quasi-breakup of the U.S. following a civil war. the green circle is a flashpoint where Russia didn’t invade at first, they stayed on one side of the ship channel until finally attempting to cross it and that’s when things go nuclear, 36 nuclear weapons are exhanged in and around the green circle, i have no idea how many are exchanged elsewhere as that is the last time we have internet or TV ever again, many other electronic devices and vehicles still worked however, mostly older ones though and for some reason as i said the hand held scanner for finding humans worked.

Green circle: Texas, Houston towards east about 100 miles diameter on the golf:

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Russia does a few more strikes with aircraft that i assume were hardened against the initial nuclear exchange, although they very quickly stopped as i imagine they likely ran out of fuel or somesuch other reason, very soon after this is when the ships arrived.

They are able to reanimate the bodies if they’re fresh, i don’t think they can if they’ve been dead for a long time or in the ground for a while, but i think there’s about a 1 week window that they still can.

I wouldn’t advise killing yourself though obviously.

I’m not sure what they looked like, they were always wearing human skin when i saw them, although it was sort of loose and they would walk upright like humans, but they could run faster than any human, and even faster on all 4’s, even the child sized ones were stronger than any human, there was no way to kill any of them either, i don’t mean that figuratively, i mean literally in my entire time i had not seen a single one die.

They had a weird sort of glow to them though, like you could see under the skin where they had glowing machinery or augmented bodyparts or something that were part of them, and some of them the heads didn’t look right because you could see the human’s skin on them but you could see 4 or 5 glowing white eyes under the skin.

the only way to survive was either run, which wasn’t advisable because they WILL catch you on foot, or hide until they leave, but even that wasn’t too good because they were extremely quiet and would just sit there and wait outside of doors silently until people open them and then they would take them, the only people who really survived were the ones who had already gotten to the middle of nowhere when the nuclear war went down, or those who had basically given away their own as bait to lure them away while they escaped.

I would not doubt for a second that by the end of the 72 years there were probably only a few hundred thousand people left on earth, if even that many.

It’s not a metaphor, and i don’t have much of a timeline, as i told you it was like 72 years in my dream, and i was a lot younger when i had this, at the time i had thought it was just a really elaborate nightmare until stuff actually started happening.

i think you’re pretty good until the rest of the middle east falls apart though, I’ve been trying to save up enough money to just GTFO to the middle of nowhere though desu, but there’s not really any job opportunities out there i imagine as there are here so..

It should really escalate once one of the space stations come down though, maybe the ISS? since i doubt anyone would really be too upset about the Chinese one coming down.

My scanner isn’t working so i can’t upload anything i’ve drawn about this stuff without it being shit-tier quality but from what i can tell, their technology is compartmentalized, as in they have several tiers/hierarchies of technology, whether this is due to them being an amalgam of civilizations or not is unknown to me, but i think it might be a similar reason to just not wanting us to get their technology, i’m pretty sure the hand scanner was theirs, but i was based off existing human technology, or maybe human technology was based off of it? i’m not sure.

Most of their other stuff was absolutely useless to us though, there was no way for us to use it, somehow with these portals being open they were siphoning some kind of energy that powered the ships completely different from electricity, although I’m not sure they even needed the portals tbqh.

without this energy the pieces of their ships were literally nothing more than useless common metals/alloys, they somehow underwent some kind of rapid breakdown without the energy source, i don’t remember how the portals closed or how the ships were destroyed, i was in the middle of nowhere at the time, i’m almost certain (90% anyways) that they’re some kind of scavenger civilization, they wait for civilizations to wipe themselves out and then it’s like it’s some kind of cosmic law that for the most part everyone is allowed to pick through the remains, which i think is what happened after the nuclear war, and i think someone didn’t like this and kicked them out, but not before they damaged the sun as a final “Fuck you” to humans and whoever helped them.

As i said though it was not fun, there was something left behind, i don’t think it was ‘them’ though, i think it was something else, it was something in the long dark that would eat people, they didn’t glow and i never saw them, i just knew not to ever show any light at nighttime ever, and when it was night we slept underground We slept underground under the house in case the things in the dark came inside and found us, i think they were little more than animals, maybe something ‘they’ left behind, but i don’t know.

I don’t even know if the long dark was permanent or not, as that’s when the dream ended, the sun was dying, it was also possible in addition to this that it was nighttime as it was that the sun had died or that ‘they’ had moved an object in front of it to obfuscate the earth, or maybe it was residual atmospheric debris from the nuclear war and everything else that had happened, i know for a fact that something did happen to the sun though so it could’ve been a compounded mixture of these events.

In addition to this, i remember one time during this dream ( a different occasion) where i had gotten onto one of the ships somehow, and i saw what happened to the people who were taken, they were intubated in their back and varying bodyparts, not too much unlike the matrix, however there were far more cables and other mechanisms that i have no idea what they were, but if you died then these devices let them bring you back, and most of the people attatched to these devices were spliced open with organs showing or missing entire pieces of their bodies, there were a few people who weren’t much more than heads with gore sticking out of the bottom, but they were still intubated and kept alive and mostly just screamed, the inside of the ships was the same slate grayish color but there were colors made of energy, perhaps as electronic interface panels of some sort but probably not, it wasn’t pretty colors though, just varying shades of white/yellow/light light blue-ish.

it was very basic too, none of that H.R. geiger alien style, the ships were very utilitarian in design on the inside, everything served a purpose and only that purpose, no decoration whatsoever.

In addition to all of this, i say Mexican uprising, what i mean is that the Mexico aligned with Russia and most of south America/central America, so this coupled with Russia allowed for a fairly robust invasion, the U.S. had been weakened substantially already as i said due to the internal civil war, whether it is related to this election or not though I’m not sure, under normal circumstances i doubt they would be able to pull off an invasion though so we must’ve been fairly weakened, i know the white house and the capitol was taken by the people’s revolutionary force (shit name but that’s what they called themselves or had grown to be called anyways), so for the most part the government had already been decapitated before the invasion.

we had literally walked inside and my dad was laying on the floor watching tv and had said “well i guess we just started world war 3” and not 20 seconds after that the first flash went off outside near what would probably be the Pasadena area of Houston, followed by the large area of petro-chemical plants on the other side of the ship channel, they looked to be fairly low yield (10-20kt range) as though they were specifically trying to target smaller areas but i don’t know, we got the shockwave where i was and our windows were blown out but the building was still in tact with little damage.

I had never said they were glowing green under their skin, i don’t think i did, they were glowing the same as their ships as a sort of white/yellowy-blue-ish color, i don’t have a word for it but it wasn’t an earth color, i speculate on the machinery but there were bits and pieces poking out through the skin and holes in the skin due to some people’s skin going necrotic, the machinery under the skin looked like a very similar stone gray as their ships, the skin was pretty contorted on their bodies in some cases though (as i said multiple eyes covered by the skin sometimes) or others where the skin didn’t exactly fit them right, they still had mouths though but i don’t think it was for eating, i think perhaps it helped them grab onto people or for the express purpose of killing or subduing them, i don’t even know if they were technically alive or if they themselves were just biological machines, some of them really seemed like they wanted the skin as trophies more than anything though, they collected it and some of them were wearing multiple layers, and as i said i have no idea whatsoever as to why they would liquefy the people and put them in the dryer machines in the warehouses, surely they had some purpose but i don’t know, it could just be as simple as storage or perhaps some religious purpose of theirs, they seemed to have some interest in Zoroastrianism as i said.

I don’t know how even a breakaway civilization could fight them though, from my understanding they were possibly the first intelligent species ever throughout all dimensions, or one of the first anyways, i can’t imagine anyone from this planet could even fathom a way to fight them, it would’ve had to have been someone else out there on their technological level.

I never said the space station breaking up was going to be a fucking cataclysmic event, i meant that it is a marker point in history, one particular event that i remember that had occurred shortly before all of this, a deja-vu moment sort of thing where it’s like “oh well this happens so now that happens”

It’s mostly a gradual simmer, it’s going to keep escalating more and more and people won’t even be aware of it until shit hits the fan, a few might anyways, but it’ll just slowly escalate without anyone ‘really’ taking too much notice of it.

Anonymous Sat 05 Nov 2016 06:56:27

Just be in the middle of nowhere when it happens and have the ability to turn all your lights and electronics off, no generators, nothing, they can find you if any of your lights or electronics are on, no watches, no cellphones, nothing, and sleep underground, don’t go out at night.

I’m not posting here anymore that’s it, someone knows me here and idk who it is.


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የምሥራች! የምሥራች | ቅዱስ ፊሊጶስ ኢትዮጵያዊውን ጃንደረባ/ በጅሮንድን ያጠመቀበት ገንዳ ተገኘ

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on February 2, 2018

ይህ እጅግ በጣም ትልቅ ግኝት ነው፤ እልልል! እንበል ወገኖች፤ በጥምቀት ማግስት ይህን መሰል ዜና!!!

በባይዛንታይን ዘመን የተሠሩ መጠመቂያ ገንዳዎች እና ፏፏቴ በእስራኤል ውስጥ ተገኝተዋል

ሚስጥራዊ አርኪኦሎጂስቶች የ 1,500 አመት እድሜ ያላቸው የውኃ ማጠራቀሚያዎች እና በጥንታዊው የክርስትና ቦታ ምስሎች ያጌጡ ድንቅየፏፏቴ ኮረብታዎች አግኝተዋል።

በኢየሩሳሌም የሚገኙ አርኪኦሎጂስቶች የክርስትና እምነት እጅግ ታዋቂ ከሆኑት ባሕረ ጥምቀቶች መካከል አንዱ የሆነውን የ 1,500 ዓመታት የውኃ ገንዳ እና የፏፏቴ ውኃ አግኝተዋል

የውኃ ማጠራቀሚያው በአዲስ ኪዳን ውስጥ የተገለጸ ቁልፍ ታሪክ ሆኖ ያገለግል የነበረ ሲሆን ሐዋርያው ፊሊፖስ ኢትዮጵያዊን ጃንደረባ/ በጅሮንድን ያጠመቀበት ገንዳ ነው።

ቦራውና ቅርጻ ቅርጾ የሚገኙት በኢየሩሳሌም ኢንያን ሐና አውራጃ ነው፣ ይህም በይሁዳ ኮረብታዎች ሁለተኛውን ደረጃ የያዘ ነው።

ኢንያን ሐና አካባቢ በአይሁድ ባህል አቅራቢያ በአይሁድ መሐንዲሶች ተገኝተዋል.

ውሃው ገንዳ ለመስኖ ለእጥበት ለመሬት ገጽታ ወይም ምናልባትም ጥምቀት ሥነ ሥርዓቶች ያገለግል ነበር።

አርኪኦሎጂስቶች በ 2012 . እስከ 2016 . ድረስ ቦታውን በቁፋሮ ያገኙት ሲሆን፤ ግን በዚህ ሳምንት መጀመሪያ ላይ ላይ ነው ለሕዝብ ይፋ ሊሆን የበቃው።

አዳዲሶቹ ገንዳዎች ከክርስቶስ ልደት በኋላ ከ4ኛው እስከ 6ኛው ክፍለ ዘመን ባሉት ጊዚያት የተገነቡ ናቸው።

ይህ በባይዛንታይን ዘመን የተገነባው ገንዳ በተለያዩ ምስሎች ሸበረቀ ድንቅፏፏቴ ወደ ማጠራቀሚያ ጣቢያዎች ይጓታል::

የውኃ ማጠራቀሚያ በኢየሩሳሌም ውስጥ ውስጥ የመጀመሪያው እንደሆነ የሳይንስ ሊቃውን ይናገራሉ

ሳይንቲስቶቹ እንደገለጹት, ይህ ገንዳ 3000 ዓመታት በፊት፣ በመጀመሪያው የቤተ መቅደ ዘመን የተገነባ የንጉሳዊ ቤተሰብ ንብረት ሊሆን እንደሚችል ይገምታሉ።

ሳይንቲስቶች እንደገለጹት ኢንያን ሐና በሚገኘው ፏፏቴ ውስጥ የኒምፍ ምስሎች የተቀረጹ ሲሆን በኢየሩሳሌም ውስጥ የመጀመሪያው ዓይነትመሆኑ ነው።

የእስራኤላውያን ቅርሶች ባለሥልጣን በኢንያን ሐና አካባቢ በይሁዳ ቅጥር ግቢ ውስጥ አንድ ምንጭ እና ጥንታዊ ኩሬዎችን አግኝቷል ከኢየሩሳሌም ብዙ የማይርቀው የረፋይም ሸለቆ ብሔራዊ ፓርክ አካል ነው

በቦታው ላይ የተገኘ የ 2,400 ዓመታት እድሜ ያለው ዓምድ ግቢው የንጉሣዊ ንብረት እንደነበር ያመለክታል

ገንዳው በአንድ ወቅት ሰፊ በነበረው ግቢ ውስጥ የነበረውን አንድ ቤተ ክርስቲያን እንደ ጥምቀተ ባሕር ያገለግል ነበር።

ባለሙያዎቹ ቦታውን እንደገና ወደ ቀድሞ ሁኔታው እንዲመለሱ ለማድረግ በመቻላቸው ፏፏቴው በሥራ ላይ ነው

ገንዳው ወይም ጥምቀተ ባሕሩ በጣም አስገራሚ የሆነ ግኝት ሊሆን እንደሚችል ተገልጿል።

ኢንያን ሐና ቅዱስ ፊሊፖስ ኢትዮጵያዊ ጃንደረባ/ በጅሮንድን ያጠመቀበት ቦታ ነው ተብሎ በሰፊው ይታመናልይህም የኢትዮጵያን ቤተ ክርስቲያን ጅማሬ ያመለክታል

ኢትዮጵያዊው ጃንደረባ/ በጅሮንድ መጠመቂያ ገንዳ መሆኑ ከተረጋገጠ ይህ ቦታ ክርስትናን በማሰራጨቱ ረገድ ዘንድ ቁልፍ ሚና ከተጫወቱት ድርጊቶች መካከል አንዱ ይሆናል

የኢየሩሳሌም አውራጃ አርኪዎሎጂ ባለሞያ የሆኑት ዩቫርስ ባሮክ እንደገለጹት የተገኙበትን ቦታ ለይቶ ማወቅ በርካታ ትውልዶችን መስዋዕት የጠየቀና፡ በክርስቲያናዊ ሥነ ጥበብ በኩልም የተለመደ ነገር ለመሆን መብቃቱንም ተናግረዋል ።

ከኩሬው እና ከፏፏቴው በተጨማሪ የሳይንስ ሊቃውንት በቦታው ላይ የተለያዩ እንቁራሪቶችን አግኝተዋል የሸክላ የብርጭቆ የጣራ ግድግዳዎችን፣ ሳንቲሞችን እና በርካታ ቀለም ያላቸው ቅርፊቶች አግኝተዋል። በበርካታ ቀለማት የተሰሩ ጥንታዊ ቅርጻ ቅርጾችን ጨምሮ ያልተለመዱ ትናንሽ መጫወቻዎችንም አግኝተዋል።

የሳይንስ ሊቃውን ግሪክ ገንዘብ ድራክማዎችንም አግኝተዋል።

እነዚህ ነገሮች ቦታው ከክርስቶስ ልደት በፊት በ 4 ኛው እና 6 ኛ ክፍለ ዘመን በደንብ ይንቀሳቀስ እንደነበር የሳይንስ ሊቃውንቱ አውስተዋል።

[የኢንያን ሐና] አሁንም ድረስ ክርስቲያኖችን ያገለግላል፤ በተለይ የአርሜኒያ እና የኢትዮጵያ ዓብያተ ክርስቲያናት የሃይማኖታዊ ሥነ ሥርዓቶችን በዚህ ቦታ ማከናወናቸው ያለምክኒያት አለመሆኑን እስራኤላዊው ዩቫል ባሮክ በተጨማሪ ጠቁመዋል።


የሐዋርያት ሥራ ምዕራፍ ፰፥፳፮፡፵

፳፮ የጌታም መልአክ ፊልጶስን። ተነሥተህ በደቡብ በኩል ከኢየሩሳሌም ወደ ጋዛ ወደሚያወርደው ምድረ በዳ ወደ ሆነ መንገድ ሂድ አለው።

፳፯ ተነሥቶም ሄደ። እነሆም፥ ህንደኬ የተባለች የኢትዮጵያ ንግሥት አዛዥና ጃንደረባ የነበረ በገንዘብዋም ሁሉ የሠለጠነ አንድ የኢትዮጵያ ሰው ሊሰግድ ወደ ኢየሩሳሌም መጥቶ ነበር፤

፳፰ ሲመለስም በሰረገላ ተቀምጦ የነቢዩን የኢሳይያስን መጽሐፍ ያነብ ነበር።

፳፱ መንፈስም ፊልጶስን። ወደዚህ ሰረገላ ቅረብና ተገናኝ አለው።

ፊልጶስም ሮጦ የነቢዩን የኢሳይያስን መጽሐፍ ሲያነብ ሰማና። በውኑ የምታነበውን ታስተውለዋለህን? አለው።

፴፩ እርሱም። የሚመራኝ ሳይኖር ይህ እንዴት ይቻለኛል? አለው። ወጥቶም ከእርሱ ጋር ይቀመጥ ዘንድ ፊልጶስን ለመነው።

፴፪ ያነበውም የነበረ የመጽሐፉ ክፍል ይህ ነበረ፤ እንደ በግ ወደ መታረድ ተነዳ፥ የበግ ጠቦትም በሸላቹ ፊት ዝም እንደሚል፥ እንዲሁ አፉን አልከፈተም።

፴፫ በውርደቱ ፍርዱ ተወገደ፤ ሕይወቱ ከምድር ተወግዳለችና ትውልዱንስ ማን ይናገራል?

፴፬ ጃንደረባውም ለፊልጶስ መልሶ። እባክህ፥ ነቢዩ ይህን ስለ ማን ይናገራል? ስለ ራሱ ነውን ወይስ ስለ ሌላ? አለው።

፴፭ ፊልጶስም አፉን ከፈተ፥ ከዚህም መጽሐፍ ጀምሮ ስለ ኢየሱስ ወንጌልን ሰበከለት።

፴፮ በመንገድም ሲሄዱ ወደ ውኃ ደረሱ፤ ጃንደረባውም። እነሆ ውኃ፤ እንዳልጠመቅ የሚከለክለኝ ምንድር ነው? አለው።

፴፯ ፊልጶስም። በፍጹም ልብህ ብታምን፥ ተፈቅዶአል አለው። መልሶም። ኢየሱስ ክርስቶስ የእግዚአብሔር ልጅ እንደ ሆነ አምናለሁ አለ።

፴፰ ሰረገላውም ይቆም ዘንድ አዘዘ፥ ፊልጶስና ጃንደረባው ሁለቱም ወደ ውኃ ወረዱ፥ አጠመቀውም።

፴፱ ከውኃውም ከወጡ በኋላ የጌታ መንፈስ ፊልጶስን ነጠቀው፤ ጃንደረባውም ሁለተኛ አላየውም፥ ደስ ብሎት መንገዱን ይሄድ ነበርና።

ፊልጶስ ግን በአዛጦን ተገኘ፥ ወደ ቂሣርያም እስኪመጣ ድረስ እየዞረ በከተማዎች ሁሉ ወንጌልን ይሰብክ ነበር።


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Jim Caviezel: ‘Passion of the Christ’ Sequel Will Be ‘Biggest Film in History’

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on February 1, 2018

Jim Caviezel, the actor who memorably portrayed Jesus in director Mel Gibson’s 2004 blockbuster The Passion of the Christ, says that Gibson is planning a sequel that will be “the biggest film in history. It’s that good.”

The Passion is already one the biggest films in history. Fourteen years on it still holds the domestic box office record for an R-rated movie ($371 million). From Gethsemane to Golgotha, The Passion told the story of the last 12 hours of Christ’s life — his arrest, trials, torture, and crucifixion. The Faithful turned out in droves despite an unprecedented campaign within the elite media to smear a film they had not seen as anti-Semitic — which it is not.

The 49-year-old Caviezel says he is back on board to portray Jesus. The story will reportedly revolve around Christ’s resurrection. “There are things that I cannot say that will shock the audience,” he told USA Today. “It’s great. Stay tuned.”

Hollywood’s anti-Christian bigotry was apparent in every major studios’ incomprehensible refusal to distribute The Passion, a film helmed by a huge star, a proven talent who had already won a Best Director Oscar for Braveheart. Gibson, however, got the last laugh.

Off a mere $30 million budget, Gibson still managed to get his film seen in enough theaters worldwide to gross a breathtaking $611 million.

The success of The Passion, which surprised no one who lives in the real world, immediately changed Hollywood. An industry that had been openly hostile to Christians almost immediately began producing and releasing faith-based films, a sea change that continues to this day.

Last year, Gibson talked a little bit about his plans, “The Resurrection. Big subject. Oh, my God,” he told USA Today. “We’re trying to craft this in a way that’s cinematically compelling and enlightening so that it shines new light, if possible, without creating some weird thing.”

Selected Comments:

Finally! A movie I can go see!!

Gibson is proof that God can use fallible humans for His purposes. Gibson is not perfect, but the message of Christ told through Gibson’s work, (namely, The Passion of The Christ) certainly is.

The Passion of the Christ saved a lot of Souls, and if this Movie sticks to the Truth of the Bible, many more Souls will be saved.

I’m not even a religious person, but I am very excited for this film. It’s bound to upset a lot of people. Plus, Passion was by far the best film ever made about Jesus’s last moments. If its anything like the first movie, it will be a massive success. PLEASE just make it accurate.

Then you can do one on the life of Paul since Hollywood seems desperate to suppress what he teaches. Something about that Grace message….

Jesus Christ =

1. God with us
2. The Light of the world
3. Son of David
4. The Lamb of God…
10. Lion of the Tribe of Judah

I refuse to go to the theaters but for this movie I will make an exception


My Note: Intersting, some of the actors who’ve played in „The Passion of The Christ“ have identical initials as:

  • Jesus Christ = JC
  • Jim Caviezel: JC – The Passion of The Christ (2004)
  • Christo Jivkov: CJ – ‘JohnThe Passion of The Christ (2004)
  • Mother Mariam / Mary = MM
  • Maia Morgenstern = MM (also Mary Magdalene)
  • Monica Anna Maria Bellucci = MM (Played Mary Magdalene)


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ፕሬዚደንት፣ ጳጳስ፣ ዶክተር፣ ፈላስፋ፣ ነጭ፣ ጥቁር፣ ቢጫ፣ ኃብታም፥ ታዋቂ፣ አማራ፣ ትግሬ፣ ኦሮሞ ብትሆን ፍቅር ግን ከሌለህ ከንቱ ነህ!!!

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on January 24, 2018

እጅግ በጣም ኃይለኛና ልብን ኩምሽሽ የሚያደርግ ጥቅስ ነው፤ ዋውውው! እህታችን ጥቅሱን የምታነብበት ድምጽና እስትንፋስ ይህን በደንብ ይገልጹታል።

በዚህ አጋጣሚ፡ የክርስቶስ ልጆች፡ በተለይ ውጭ ያለነው፡ በያዝናቸው ቀናት አጥብቀን ልንጠነቀቅ ይገባናልከጃንዋሪ 10 እስከ ፌብርዋሪ 10 አካብቢ ባሉት ቀናት አጋንንት በብዛት የተለቀቁበት ግዜ ነው፤ ሥራ ቦታ፣ ትምህርት ቤት፣ በየጎረቤቱና መንገዱ እንዲሁም በሶሺያል ሜዲያ ላይ ጋኔን ተሸካሚዎቹ ፀረክርስቶሳውያን በጣም ይፈታተኑናልና በተቻለ መጠን ከእነርሱ መራቅ፣ አለማናገሩና ቸል ማለቱ ይመረጣል።

መንፈስ ቅዱስ ሁሌም ከእኛ ጋር ይሁን!


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የሳዑዲ ባቢሎንን ጥፋት የሚያዩ ሁሉ ያጉረመርማሉ ያዝናሉ፣ ያለቅሳሉ!!

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on November 8, 2017

የዮሐንስ ራእይ ምዕራፍ ፲፰

ከዚህ በኋላ ታላቅ ስልጣን ያለው ሌላ መልአክ ከሰማይ ሲወርድ አየሁ፥ ከክብሩም የተነሣ ምድር በራች።

በብርቱም ድምፅ። ታላቂቱ ባቢሎን ወደቀች፥ ወደቀች፥ የአጋንንትም ማደሪያ ሆነች፥ የርኵሳንም መናፍስት ሁሉ መጠጊያ የርኵሳንና የተጠሉም ወፎች ሁሉ መጠጊያ ሆነች፤

አሕዛብ ሁሉ ከዝሙትዋ ቍጣ ወይን ጠጅ የተነሳ ወድቀዋልና፥ የምድርም ነገሥታት ከእርስዋ ጋር ሴሰኑ የምድርም ነጋዴዎች ከቅምጥልነትዋ ኃይል የተነሳ ባለ ጠጋዎች ሆኑ ብሎ ጮኸ።

ከሰማይም ሌላ ድምፅ ሰማሁ እንዲህ ሲል። ሕዝቤ ሆይ፥ በኃጢአትዋ እንዳትተባበሩ ከመቅሠፍትዋም እንዳትቀበሉ ከእርስዋ ዘንድ ውጡ፤

ኃጢአትዋ እስከ ሰማይ ድረስ ደርሶአልና፥ እግዚአብሔርም ዓመፃዋን አሰበ።

እርስዋ እንደ ሰጠች መጠን ብድራት መልሱላት፥ እንደ ሥራዋም ሁለት እጥፍ ደርቡባት፤ በቀላቀለችው ጽዋ ሁለት እጥፍ አድርጋችሁ ቀላቅሉባት፤

ራስዋን እንደ አከበረችና እንደ ተቀማጠለች ልክ ሥቃይና ኀዘን ስጡአት። በልብዋ። ንግሥት ሆኜ እቀመጣለሁ ባልቴትም አልሆንም ኀዘንም ከቶ አላይም ስላለች፥

ስለዚህ በአንድ ቀን ሞትና ኀዘን ራብም የሆኑ መቅሰፍቶችዋ ይመጣሉ፥ በእሳትም ትቃጠላለች፤ የሚፈርድባት እግዚአብሔር ብርቱ ነውና።

ከእርስዋም ጋር የሴሰኑና የተቀማጠሉ የምድር ነገሥታት የመቃጠልዋን ጢስ ሲያዩ ስለ እርስዋ ዋይ ዋይ እያሉ ያለቅሳሉ፤

ሥቃይዋንም ከመፍራት የተነሣ በሩቅ ቆመው። አንቺ ታላቂቱ ከተማ፥ ብርቱይቱ ከተማ ባቢሎን፥ ወዮልሽ፥ ወዮልሽ፥ በአንድ ሰዓት ፍርድሽ ደርሶአልና እያሉ ይናገራሉ።

፲፩ የመርከባቸውንም ጭነት ከእንግዲህ ወዲህ የሚገዛ የለምና የምድር ነጋዴዎች ያለቅሱላታል ያዝኑላትማል፤

፲፪ ጭነትም ወርቅና ብር የከበረም ድንጋይ ዕንቁም፥ ቀጭንም ተልባ እግር ቀይም ሐርም ሐምራዊም ልብስ የሚሸትም እንጨት ሁሉ፥ ከዝሆን ጥርስም የተሰራ ዕቃ ሁሉ፥ እጅግም ከከበረ እንጨት ከናስም ከብረትም ከዕብነ በረድም የተሰራ ዕቃ ሁሉ፥

፲፫ ቀረፋም ቅመምም የሚቃጠልም ሽቱ ቅባትም ዕጣንም የወይን ጠጅም ዘይትም የተሰለቀ ዱቄትም ስንዴም ከብትም በግም ፈረስም ሰረገላም ባሪያዎችም የሰዎችም ነፍሳት ነው።

፲፬ ነፍስሽም የጎመጀችው ፍሬ ከአንቺ ዘንድ አልፎአል፥ የሚቀማጠልና የሚያጌጥም ነገር ሁሉ ጠፍቶብሻል፥ ሰዎችም ከእንግዲህ ወዲህ ከቶ አያገኙአቸውም።

፲፭፲፯ እነዚህን የነገዱ በእርስዋም ባለ ጠጋዎች የሆኑት እያለቀሱና እያዘኑ። በቀጭን ተልባ እግርና በቀይ ሐምራዊም ልብስ ለተጐናጸፈች በወርቅና በከበረ ድንጋይም በዕንቁም ለተሸለመች ለታላቂቱ ከተማ ወዮላት፥ ወዮላት፥ ይህን የሚያህል ታላቅ ባለ ጠግነት በአንድ ሰዓት ጠፍቶአልና እያሉ ስቃይዋን ከመፍራት የተነሣ በሩቅ ይቆማሉ። የመርከብም መሪ ሁሉ በመርከብም ወደ ማናቸውም ስፍራ የሚሄድ ሁሉ መርከበኞችም ከባሕርም የሚጠቀሙ ሁሉ በሩቅ ቆሙ፥

፲፰ የመቃጠልዋንም ጢስ ባዩ ጊዜ። ታላቂቱን ከተማ የምትመስላት ምን ከተማ ነበረች? እያሉ ጮኹ።

፲፱ በራሳቸውም ላይ ትቢያ ነስንሰው እያለቀሱና እያዘኑ። በባሕር መርከቦች ያሉአቸውን ሁሉ ከባለ ጠግነትዋ የተነሣ ባለ ጠጋዎች ላደረገች ለታላቂቱ ከተማ ወዮላት፥ ወዮላት፥ በአንድ ሰዓት ጠፍታለችና እያሉ ጮኹ።

ሰማይ ሆይ፥ ቅዱሳን ሐዋርያት ነቢያትም ሆይ፥ በእርስዋ ላይ ደስ ይበላችሁ፥ እግዚአብሔር ፈርዶላችኋልና።


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‘Mark Of The Beast?’ | Microchipping Employees Raises Apocalyptic Questions

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on September 18, 2017

The apocalyptic “mark of the beast” prophecy in the Bible makes some wary of a Wisconsin company’s recent decision to embed microchips into the hands of willing employees.

The end times account in the New Testament’s Book of Revelation warns believers about being marked on the right hand and the forehead by the Antichrist.

But inserting rice-sized microchips under the skin of Three Square Market employees does not fulfill the prophecy, said Chris Vlachos, a New Testament professor at Wheaton College in Chicago.

“I think that this is more of a fulfillment of end times novels and movies than the Book of Revelation itself,” Vlachos said.

Earlier this week Three Square Market, the Wisconsin firm that makes cafeteria kiosks to replace vending machines, brought in a tattoo artist to embed microchips into the 40 employees that volunteered.

The chips, which are not equipped with GPS tracking abilities, replace access cards and the need to log on to corporate computers. The company sees them as a way to increase convenience, and would like to see payments go cashless.

Globalism as well as advancements in technologies, like bar codes and credit cards, periodically trigger “mark of the beast” concerns for those who take seriously the prophecy, which talks of a one government world and a cashless society.

Randall Balmer, the chair of the religion department at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, said the Book of Revelation presents a real challenge for those like evangelical Christians who take the Bible seriously and often try to interpret it literally.

“A lot of evangelicals certainly take the Book of Revelation seriously. They try to understand it,” said Balmer, who is an Episcopal priest but grew up in an evangelical Christian family. “This is a source of real fascination for a lot of people, but it’s also kind of a parlor game.”

Vlachos said popular media often drives people’s views.

“The majority of people are getting their notions on this issue from movies and novels rather than the Book of Revelation and apocalyptic genre material in the Old and New Testament,” Vlachos said.

Reading the Book of Revelation is complex, said Vlachos, who teaches a class on it. The first chapter points out that some of it is meant to be taken symbolically.

But even if a believer interprets the entire text literally, Vlachos said the “mark of the beast” verses specifically mention two key details.

“Taking the mark goes hand in hand with the conscience decision of publicly pledging ones allegiance or loyalty to the beast and worshiping his image,” Vlachos said.

The mark is not a random number either. It always names the Antichrist, either numerically or alphabetically.

“I often say to my students, ‘No name, no worries,'” Vlachos said.

While he doesn’t think technologies like microchipping are a sign of end times, Vlachos doesn’t rule out that they could be one of the precursors, like birth pangs, preceding the end that Jesus talked about with his disciples. It’s fine to put them on the back burner and focus on clear issues like an allegiance to Jesus.

“I call it like an apocalyptic inoculation,” Vlachos said. “The more Christ-like, the less we’ll be duped by Antichrist.”

Balmer can see why people connect mircochipping and the prophecy.

“It may not be the ‘mark of the beast,’ but it certainly is a slippery slope,” Balmer said. “I think we should be cautious about allowing that measure of control or surveillance into our lives.”

Concerns about the “mark of the beast” in the workplace have made their way into the U.S. court system, too.

A West Virginia coal miner’s belief in the “mark of the beast” won him more than half a million dollars in a workplace discrimination case. An appeals court recently affirmed the federal court’s 2015 decision.

Beverly R. Butcher Jr., an evangelical Christian and minister, worked for decades in a mine owned by Consol Energy but was forced to retire when the company refused to accommodate his religious objection to its newly implemented biometric hand scanner, court documents say.

The scanner tracked employee attendance and hours worked by assigning a number to an image of a worker’s hand. Citing the Book of Revelation, Butcher feared the could link him to the Antichrist.

Other “mark of the beast” cases have made there way into the court system, but they’re not common, said Howard Friedman, who writes the Religion Clause blog about church and state legal issues. Religious workplace cases more often focus on employee clothing and work schedule accommodations.

Friedman, who also is an emeritus law professor at the University of Toledo, doesn’t anticipate the Wisconsin company’s microchipping effort will end up before a judge.

“As long as they continue to make this voluntary, there isn’t going to be much of a legal confrontation,” Friedman said.



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The Internet And Spiritual Experience

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on September 14, 2017

The rabid development of information technology over the past two decades has truly brought about unexpected results, of which we could not even dream in the seventies and even eighties. The Internet, e-mail, web-based resources, social networks: they are part of our everyday life, work, science, education, art, and entertainment. The Internet has allowed us to reduce or even abolish distance. Thus, news can be transmitted through the Internet from one end of the earth to another in a couple of seconds – we have all had this experience. Conversations, sometimes even involving eye contact, now take place smoothly, regardless of distance. The only condition is that the user have Internet access. Indeed, the use of the Internet is so simple that any child or elderly person can easily use it.

In this same manner, the Word of God can be transmitted anywhere in the world. In this way, that which is happening here in Athens before an audience of 100 people can be recorded and sent to thousands or even millions of users, or even transmitted online.

But we should realize that the Word of God is not simple human speech, but bears Divine Energy, which can spiritually revive man and truly comfort him – and this can happen through the Internet. We know of many cases when various people – atheists, idolaters from India, Japan, and Nepal – have found Orthodoxy through the Internet and been reborn, because they found the truth that they were looking for in this life; they found Christ.

Not long ago the Hollywood actor Jonathan Jackson visited our monastery. I asked him how he became Orthodox. He told me that the Internet had very much helped him. On the other hand, thanks to the Internet, Christians who had departed from God have returned to Him, found themselves, and found their place in this world. There are people who had been on the verge of absolute frustration and, having listened to some talks on the Internet, found the necessary spiritual strength and hope, and are now developing spiritually.

Of course, the Orthodox Word of God is less present on the Internet compared to other words. When I speak of other words, I mean science, economics, politics, and even such phenomena as fashion, show business, or even certain corrupting resources that, unfortunately, are often visited.

It seems to me that today the Word of God must have a strong and powerful presence online. The majority of people today are disoriented, constantly falling at an impasse. In this era, only the Word of God can comfort man, inform him, and assure him of the possibility of eternal life. The Word of God transmitted through the Internet can have a healing function for man.

The creation of digital libraries with relevant content can and should be encouraged and multiplied. The heritage and wisdom of the Holy Fathers, with their remarkable texts, should be used as much as possible in the most modern and optimal way. The digitization and categorization of the Holy Fathers enables Internet users to find texts and information on topics of interest to them. Moreover, the digitization and promotion through webpages of the Word of God, especially the teachings of the Holy Fathers as well as of the Elders of the twentieth century, will bring spiritual benefit to our contemporaries.

Elder Ephraim of Katounakia said: “Oh, what it pity that it wasn’t possible to record the sayings of the Elder Joseph.” We understand that it is truly important when things are uttered by people who have experienced and gained personal experience in the unseen spiritual warfare. St. Paisios said: “Write down everything that is spiritual that you hear, as well as the experience that you have heard from others, because there will come a time when this experience will be exhausted, and you will have a spiritual deficiency.” Indeed, over the past few years there has been great growth in the publication of books of theological content, especially in Greece, but also in other Orthodox countries.

But, unfortunately, there are Orthodox who, due to language barriers, do not have access to these valuable texts. Moreover, the ordinary book, printed on paper, is now in a serious crisis. At the same time, sales of electronic books are growing. Therefore, we can say that we can make use of this trend. We can say that all this is good and God-pleasing, when everything goes correctly.

The Internet is a modern tool that promotes globalization. Those who would like to spread their ideas for global history, global economics, a global state, and a global leader know how to make use of the Internet – and, indeed, they use it at a high level. Why should not we, the Orthodox, use this instrument for promoting the global role of Orthodoxy? Why should we not use it for uniting the Orthodox and its mission in the known world?

The proper use of the Internet depends upon the user. Of course, the Internet cannot replace living contact. Of course, no one can attain a given level of spirituality through the Internet alone. Orthodoxy is person-centered. Priority also goes to the essential value of the person, to the individual person. The Internet is a tool, an instrument, that helps and benefits us – but in order for the faithful to lead an authentic spiritual life, it is required that he have personal contact with his spiritual father.

In the same way, it is essential to have communication with other brethren, in order to experience love and to participate in all the Mysteries of the Church. Of course, there are also cases in which excessive use of the Internet, even for good and spiritual purposes, can create dependence, resulting in asocial isolation and a detrimental effect on one’s personhood. Thus, the Internet can have negative results: instead of leading the user closer to Christ is can, on the contrary, lead him away from God. Therefore we bear the great responsibility of promoting and sharing the Word of God using the most creative, useful, and modern methods – but we should also inform our flock about how to use the Internet profitably, emphasizing all the negative effects that can be caused by the misuse of this technology.



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The Prophet Moses Was Amongst The Greatest Fighters Against Racism

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on September 5, 2017

The prophet Moses is amongst the greatest combatants against racism to have ever lived. The Egyptians, filled with nationalism, wanted to purge and and enslave all of the Hebrews in their land. And we learn of some more details on this from an ancient historian named Diodorus Siculus, who lived in the first century before Christ. Diodorus spent decades investigating antiquity for his many volumes of history books. During his inquiry he journeyed to Egypt where he found the Egyptian account of Moses and the enslavement of the Hebrews, and he used this information for his history. Diodorus learned this account from the works of the Egyptian historian, Manetho, and although his work is not based on the Bible, we can still learn from it because it is indeed the Egyptian point of view, and from this we can further our understanding on their biases and prejudices. More than this, we can further our knowledge on the history of eugenics, that it is not modern, that it goes all the way back to antiquity, that the Egyptians saw Hebrews and people with ailments as physically deformed or infirm who were worthy of death and enslavement. As we read in Diodorus’ history:

In ancient times a great plague occurred in Egypt, and many ascribed the cause of it to the gods, who were offended with them. For since the multitudes of strangers of different nationalities, who lived there, made use of their foreign rites in religious ceremonies and sacrifices, the ancient manner of worshipping the gods, practised by the ancestors of the Egyptians, had been quite lost and forgotten. Therefore the native inhabitants concluded that, unless all the foreigners were driven out, they would never be free from their miseries. All the foreigners were forthwith expelled, and the most valiant and noble among them, under some notable leaders, were brought to Greece and other places, as some relate; the most famous of their leaders were Danaus and Cadmus. But the majority of the people descended into a country not far from Egypt, which is now called Judaea and at that time was altogether uninhabited.” (Diod. Sic. Hist. 40.3)

From this we learn of the nationalism of the Egyptians, and we learn more from the words of another ancient historian named Lysimachus, who based his work off Manetho. Josephus quotes Lysimachus:

The people of the Jews being leprous, and scabby, and subject to certain other kinds of distempers, in the days of Bocchoris King of Egypt, they fled to the temples; and got their food there by begging. And as the numbers were very great that were fallen under these diseases, there arose a scarcity in Egypt. Hereupon Bocchoris, the King of Egypt, sent some to consult the oracle of [Jupiter] Hammon about this scarcity. The god’s answer was this; that he must purge his temples of impure and impious men, by expelling them out of those temples into desert places: but as to the scabby and leprous people, he must drown them, and purge his temples: the sun having an indignation at these men’s being suffered to live. And by this means the land will bring forth its fruits.”

Upon Bocchoris’s having received these oracles, he called for their priests, and the attendants upon their altars; and ordered them to make a collection of the impure people; and to deliver them to the soldiers, to carry them away into the desert: but to take the leprous people, and wrap them in sheets of lead, and let them down into the sea. Hereupon the scabby and leprous people were drowned: and the rest were gotten together, and sent into desert places; in order to be exposed to destruction. In this case they assembled themselves together; and took counsel what they should do: and determined, that as the night was coming on, they should kindle fires, and lamps, and keep watch: that they also should fast the next night, and propitiate the gods, in order to obtain deliverance from them.

That on the next day there was one Moses who advised them, that they should venture upon a journey; and go along one road; till they should come to places fit for habitation: that he charged them to have no kind regards for any man; nor give good counsel to any; but always to advise them for the worst: and to overturn all those temples and altars of the gods they should meet with: that the rest commended what he had said, with one consent; and did what they had resolved on: and so travelled over the desert:

but that the difficulties of the journey being over, they came to a country inhabited: and that there they abused the men, and plundered and burnt their temples; and then came into that land which is called Judea: and there they built a city, and dwelt therein; and that their city was named Hierosyla, from this their robbing of the temples; but that still, upon the success they had afterwards, they, in time, changed its denomination; that it might not be a reproach to them: and called the city Hierosolyma, and themselves Hierosolymites.” (Josephus, Against Apion, 1. 24)

Here the Hebrews are described as having all sorts of ailments and deformities, they are referred to as a sickly and disfigured race. The ancient Egyptians saw the Jews as the Nazis saw the Jews: a contorted eyesore that needed to be destroyed for the good of the nation. You could imagine what propaganda was being produced in ancient Egypt; you can picture in your mind the Egyptians describing the Jews as criminals and diseased, worthy of being forced into work camps, just as the Nazis did. The description of the pagan Egyptian historian, Manetho, is a reflection of how the Egyptians saw the Hebrews in the time of Moses: as inferior to the Egyptians, and worthy of enslavement. The Nazis would depict the Jews as being short people with hooked noses, unlike the Aryan Germans who were tall and blond (an inaccurate generalization, of course). The Egyptians, filled with nationalist craze and fervor about how they were descendants of the gods, no doubt saw the Hebrews as an inferior and mismatched race of people.

The Scripture says, “the Egyptians hated the children of Israel, and afflicted them and mocked them” (Exodus 1:13). Now, you can imagine what they said when mocking the Hebrews: words horrific enough to anger God, and I can imagine that much of it was out of nationalist and racialist pride.   

The ancient fragment quoted above says that the Pharaoh ordered that those with ailments and disfigurements be drowned, and this is no different from the Pharaoh ordering that the male babies of Hebrew women be drowned in the Nile river. The Scripture says:

And the king of Egypt spoke to the midwives of the Hebrews: of whom one was called Sephora, the other Phua,

Commanding them: When you shall do the office of midwives to the Hebrew women, and the time of delivery is come: if it be a man child, kill it: if a woman, keep it alive.

But the midwives feared God, and did not do as the king of Egypt had commanded, but saved the men children.

And the king called for them and said: What is that you meant to do, that you would save the men children?

They answered: The Hebrew women are not as the Egyptian women: for they themselves are skillful in the office of a midwife; and they are delivered before we come to them.

Therefore God dealt well with the midwives: and the people multiplied and grew exceedingly strong.

And because the midwives feared God, he built them houses.

Pharao therefore charged all his people, saying: Whatsoever shall be born of the male sex, ye shall cast into the river: whatsoever of the female, ye shall save alive.” (Exodus 1:15-22)

Now why does the Pharaoh order the male children to be killed but the female children to be spared? Because he wanted to destroy the male seed of the Hebrews, so that only Egyptian men could impregnate the Hebrew women, and by this, destroying the male line. In other words, the Pharaoh wanted to make the Hebrews into Egyptians. It was a nationalism similar to that of the Ottomans who, in the early 20th century, wanted to force the Christian Armenians, Greeks and Assyrians to adopt the Ottoman identity and become embedded into what they described as an ‘Ottoman soul.’

And remember what Diodorus said, that “since the multitudes of strangers of different nationalities, who lived there, made use of their foreign rites in religious ceremonies and sacrifices, the ancient manner of worshipping the gods, practised by the ancestors of the Egyptians, had been quite lost and forgotten.” The Egyptians wanted the Hebrews to be forcefully integrated not only into the Egyptian race, but into the Egyptian religion, much like how the Ottomans wanted the Christians to convert to Islam. Josephus describes the rise of Egyptian racism towards the Hebrews as beginning with the Egyptians becoming lazy and then jealous of the work ethic and success of the children of Israel:

NOW it happened that the Egyptians grew delicate and lazy, as to pains-taking, and gave themselves up to other pleasures, and in particular to the love of gain. They also became very ill-affected towards the Hebrews, as touched with envy at their prosperity; for when they saw how the nation of the Israelites flourished, and were become eminent already in plenty of wealth, which they had acquired by their virtue and natural love of labor, they thought their increase was to their own detriment. And having, in length of time, forgotten the benefits they had received from Joseph, particularly the crown being now come into another family, they became very abusive to the Israelites, and contrived many ways of afflicting them; for they enjoined them to cut a great number of channels for the river, and to build walls for their cities and ramparts, that they might restrain the river, and hinder its waters from stagnating, upon its running over its own banks: they set them also to build pyramids, (17) and by all this wore them out; and forced them to learn all sorts of mechanical arts, and to accustom themselves to hard labor. And four hundred years did they spend under these afflictions; for they strove one against the other which should get the mastery, the Egyptians desiring to destroy the Israelites by these labors, and the Israelites desiring to hold out to the end under them.” (Josephus, Antiquities, 2.9)

The Egyptians grew lazy, and seeing the success of foreigners, they were wroth. Racism, much of the time, is actually an insatiable hatred for foreigners when they become more successful than the indigenous population. Josephus goes on to say that a pagan priest told the Pharaoh that a Hebrew would one day rise and make the Hebrews over the Egyptians:

One of those sacred scribes, who are very sagacious in foretelling future events truly, told the king, that about this time there would a child be born to the Israelites, who, if he were reared, would bring the Egyptian dominion low, and would raise the Israelites; that he would excel all men in virtue, and obtain a glory that would be remembered through all ages.” (Ibid)

In other words, the Egyptians wanted to be the dominant and superior race, and did not want the Jews to be above them in success. They wanted to keep the Hebrews in a servile position, to maintain Egyptian domination. The Egyptians wanted to kill those they deemed as undesirables, and Moses was their savior. Moses’ liberation of the Hebrews was a foreshadowing of Christ and His redemption of humanity. As Moses came for the undesirables, so Christ came for the undesirables. Christ declared the parable of the great banquet, which is a direct strike against the evil ideology of eugenics:

When you give a dinner or a banquet, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbors, lest they also invite you in return and you be repaid. But when you give a feast, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, and you will be blessed, because they cannot repay you. For you will be repaid at the resurrection of the just.” (Luke 14:12-14)

World War One and Two started because one race wanted to dominate the world. When world war three commences, it will be because one people will want to dominate the earth. The violent thirst for dominance, is the cause of all war.



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Genetic Study Discovers The True Modern-Day Descendants Of The People Of Canaan

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on July 28, 2017

The land of Canaan is referred to many times in the Bible and other documents from the same period. Historians have been puzzled, however, as to who these Canaanites really were. They had a tremendous influence on the cultures of the people around them, but most of what we know comes from their enemies, and their origins and fate have been mysterious. Now the sequencing of genomes from one of their major cities has provided some answers.

Around 3700-3100 years ago much of the territory now marked as Israel, Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan was inhabited by the Canaanites. They appear to have been the first people to create a systemic alphabet, and for a while represented such a superpower in the region they were able to establish numerous colonies and offshoots, including Carthage.

Yet for all their capacity with letters, few Canaanite written records survive, perhaps because they preferred papyrus to clay. Consequently, most of what we know of them comes from ancient Romans, Greeks and Israelites, none exactly unbiased sources. So we know little about their ancestry or what happened to them, assuming you take Biblical accounts of their annihilation with a grain of salt.

The Sanger Institute’s Dr Mark Haber extracted DNA from the skulls of five Canaanites buried 3,700 years ago in Sidon, a major city in what is now Lebanon, and sequenced their genomes. These were compared with the genomes of 99 modern Lebanese individuals. In the American Journal of Human Genetics Haber reveals that, far from disappearing from the region the Bible implies, the Canaanites were the dominant contributor to the genetics of the people living there today. The Sidon genomes were also similar to those from nomadic people of the day in what is now Jordan, who also called themselves Canaanites.

The burial site of one of the people from whose skulls Haber was able to get inctact DNA. Dr Claude Doumet-Serhal

The present-day Lebanese are likely to be direct descendants of the Canaanites, but they have in addition a small proportion of Eurasian ancestry that may have arrived via conquests by distant populations such as the Assyrians, Persians, or Macedonians,” Haber said in a statement. As to their origins; “The Canaanites were a mixture of local people who settled in farming villages during the Neolithic period and eastern migrants who arrived in the region about 5,000 years ago.”

“In light of the enormously complex history of this region in the last few millennia, it was quite surprising that over 90 percent of the genetic ancestry of present-day Lebanese was derived from the Canaanites,” said co-author Dr Chris Tyler-Smith.

Moreover, Haber and Tyler-Smith’s work shows that the Canaanites looked much like modern Lebanese, their genes indicating, hair and eye colors and slightly darker skin. Something to consider when you see portrayals of biblical peoples as fair haired and light-skinned.


Noah’s Children and Grandchildren


(France, Spain,
Germany, Wales)

(Romania, Ukraine)





(Macedonia, Yugoslavia)





:Heth (Hittites, Jebusites, Amorites)


:Eber: Hebrew
:Joktan: Arabia

I find the following text as a fascinating insight into the nakedness of Noah and the Cursing of Canaan [Genesis 9:18-10:32]

Ham was Never cursed!!! It was a BIG LIE started in the Middle Ages in Europe! Ham NEVER disrespected his father, Noah!!! Most of the world have not been told the truth about what happened on the mountains of Ararat. Noah was NOT the town drunk, no drinking problem! This is a metaphor: he had a problem with sex: Heard of “the wine of fornication”? Check the Book of Revelation. Noah waking up from “his wine” is not the same as “the wine”: his wine came from the vineyard; and the wine is Noah’s sex problem. Noah was sexually abusing Ham’s wife for years, and Ham didn’t know it. Shem and Japheth knew this about their father, and they covered it up, for they wanted “the blessing.” Noah got Ham’s wife pregnant, and the child was Canaan; he was the 4th son, and illegitimate. He found out when he got older when he walked in Noah’s tent and caught Noah with Mrs. Ham. Noah was unconvered in the tent, sexual abusing his daughter-in-law. Canaan was going to tell everyone about this, but Noah told Canaan that he was his father, not Ham. Canaan lost his mind! True! Canaan calmed down, and realized he was better off being the 4th son of Noah than the youngest son of Ham. Canaan started to blackmail Noah. Noah would NOT recognize Canaan as his son publicly! To make the story short, Noah coursed Canaan because of the blackmailing, and he thought the Canaan tried to kill him with poison wine which made people think that Noah was drunk! Ham was in Noah’s tent to clean him up, that was his role. He left, and Canaan came into the tent. Noah remarried to a young woman, a Japhethite princess; Canaan seduced her. Then Ham came back into the tent and saw them together: Yes, his father’s nakedness is another metaphor for “his father’s wife.” Canaan got into a fight with his step-father Ham: Ham was angry about “his son” being with his grandfather’s new wife. Ham didn’t know that he was fighting with his half-brother! The fight woke up Shem and Japheth. Canaan got out of Noah’s tent before the older brothers got there. Ham came out, and he came face to face with Shem and Japheth demanding what was going on in Noah’s tent. Ham lied to his brothers about what he saw, to protect Canaan! Yes, Ham told his brothers WITHOUT THE TRUTH—He lied!!!

How do I know these things because my ancestors traded with the Canaanites, and they told the story: Who they were and what happened to Canaan. The story was passed down to me by my father who got it from his grandmother, and she got it from her ancestors. There are people who know this story, but they don’t want it to come out!

Curse of Ham – Curse of Canaan – Book of Jubilees


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