March 22

Is Pilot Mountain, North Carolina, one of the pillars of the earth?

Bars, Beams and Pillars

He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill, to set them among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory: for the pillars of the earth are the LORD’S, and he hath set the world upon them.

(1 Samuel 2:8)

The pillars of the earth” and their synonyms can be incorporated into a 3D model of the internal structure of a spherical Earth. Despite what you may have heard they don’t require us to believe that the Earth is flat.

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The Bottoms of the Mountains

Looking out across the molten core of the earth from a place in the lower mantle

I went down to the bottoms of the mountains; the earth with her bars was about me for ever: yet hast thou brought up my life from corruption, O LORD my God.

(Jonah 2:6) KJV

Jonah wakes up in the underworld realm of the dead, sheol. From his vantage point he can see out across the great gulf of open space between the lower mantle, stretching out above him, and the surface of hell down below.

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The Bottoms of the Mountains

I went down to the bottoms of the mountains; the earth with her bars was about me for ever: yet hast thou brought up my life from corruption, O LORD my God.

(Jonah 2:6) KJV

Jonah wakes up in the underworld realm of the dead, sheol. From his vantage point he can see across a chasm of open space between the lower mantle, stretching out above him, and the surface of hell down below.

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Tehom was Wet. Sheol is Dry

Cutaway of planet Earth showing the relative depth of Noah's flood

and in Hades, being in torment, he lifted up his eyes and saw Abraham far off and Lazarus at his side.

And besides all this, between us and you a great chasm has been fixed, in order that those who would pass from here to you may not be able, and none may cross from there to us.’

(Luke 16:23, 26) English Standard Version

The space in the interior of the Earth formerly occupied by the great deep is now a great gulf (chasm) of open space that Jesus spoke of in Luke 16:26. The open space is no longer referred to as tehom, it’s now sheol.

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The Earth with Her Bars

I went down to the bottoms of the mountains; the earth with her bars was about me for ever: yet hast thou brought up my life from corruption, O LORD my God.

(Jonah 2:6) KJV

Jonah gives us direct observation of the pillars of the earth, he calls them bars. Something directly observed is called empirical. Thanks to Jonah the pillars of the earth aren’t metaphorical nor theoretical, they’re empirical.

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September 10th

Is Pilot Mountain, North Carolina, one of the pillars of the Earth?

Bars, Beams and Pillars

The earth and all the inhabitants thereof are dissolved: I bear up the pillars of it. Selah.

(Psalms 75:3) KJV

Four different Biblical phrases refer to a specific feature of the internal structure of the Earth. They confirm our hypothesis that the interior of the Earth was tehom before Noah’s flood, and sheol after it.

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