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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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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Galileo’s Bluff

For the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions, and will turn away from listening to the truth and wander off into myths.

(2 Timothy 4:3-4) ESV

Most people believe that Galileo proved Heliocentricity. He didn’t, but he showed that the religious dogma of his day was wrong.

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