Exodus

Hundreds of tiny figures of people walking across a barren landscape.

September 20

So there was hail, and fire mingled with the hail, very grievous, such as there was none like it in all the land of Egypt since it became a nation.

(Exodus 9:24) KJV

The plagues of the Exodus included rivers and streams turning into blood, a rain of hail mingled with fire, and impenetrable darkness in which people couldn’t see their hands in front of their faces.

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Earth in Upheaval

Hardened lave flows around a volcano

September 15

Then Job answered and said, I know it is so of a truth: but how should man be just with God? If he will contend with him, he cannot answer him one of a thousand. He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who hath hardened himself against him, and hath prospered? Which removeth the mountains, and they know not: which overturneth them in his anger. Which shaketh the earth out of her place, and the pillars thereof tremble.

(Job 9:1-6) KJV

Earth in Upheaval is the name of a book by Immanuel Velikovsky which lays out his summary of the evidence for cataclysmic upheavals in the history of Earth.

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Worlds in Collision

Then said he unto them, Therefore every scribe which is instructed unto the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which bringeth forth out of his treasure things new and old.

(Matthew 13:52) KJV

Worlds in Collision” is the title of a book by Immanuel Velikovsky in which he proposes, among other things, that the plagues of the Exodus were caused by successive close approaches to Earth by the planet Venus.

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Immanuel Velikovsky

In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;

(Titus 1:2) KJV

Immanuel Velikovsky (1895-1979) reconciled science with the Bible as an atheist. His name is universally scorned but not because he was wrong, because no one wanted to hear what he had to say.

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