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The Bethlehem Star is Returning Today June 30th 2015

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Now we have the Star that appeared on Christ’s birth, COMING BACK!!! Maybe on June 30th, 2015!! The Return of the Star of Bethlehem. This phenomenon last occurred the Day Christ was born. Pretty ironic the same phenomenon would occur on his Second Coming. According to Cosmos TV “After an absence of roughly 2000 years the Star of Bethlehem may soon be making a return to our night skies on June 30, 2015 — to be more specific Venus and Jupiter will be making their tightest highly visible conjunction in nearly two millennia. The reference to the Star of Bethlehem is with regard to the fact that there was a very similar ultratight conjunction between the two — and close by the star Regulus (as this one will be), and high up in the sky (as this will be as well) — in 3-2 BC. Some astronomers have in the past speculated that this earlier conjunction is what the “Star of Bethlehem” referred to.”

In Christian tradition, the Star of Bethlehem, also called the Christmas Star, revealed the birth of Jesus to the Biblical Magi, and later led them to Bethlehem. The star appears only in the nativity story of the Gospel of Matthew, where magi “from the east” are inspired by the star to travel to Jerusalem. There they meet King Herod of Judea, and ask where the king of the Jews had been born. Herod, following a verse from theBook of Micah interpreted as a prophecy, directs them to Bethlehem. The star leads them to Jesus’ home in the town, where they worship him and give him gifts. The wise men are then given a divine warning not to return to Herod so they return home by a different route.

Many Christians see the star as a miraculous sign to mark the birth of the Christ (or messiah). Some theologians claimed that the star fulfilled a prophecy, known as the Star Prophecy. Astronomers have made several attempts to link the star to unusual astronomical events, such as a conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn, a comet or a supernova.

Many modern scholars do not consider the story to be describing a historical event but a pious fiction created by the author of the Gospel of Matthew.

The subject is a favorite at planetarium shows during the Christmas season, although the Biblical account describes Jesus with a broader Greek word, which can mean either “infant” or “child” (paidon), rather than the more specific word for infant (brephos), possibly implying that some time has passed since the birth. The visit is traditionally celebrated on Epiphany (January 6) in Western Christianity.

Venus/Jupiter conjunction on 6/30/15 is the Return of the Star of Bethlehem

 

Is the celestial event of June 30th the reappearance of the Star of Bethlehem? TRUNEWS host Rick Wiles is joined by experts Jim Dodge and Dale Sides to discuss signs in the skies in 2015.

Artist: Giotto (1266–1337)

Matthew’s narrative

In the Gospel of Matthew account, the Magi (usually translated as “wise men” but in this context meaning “astrologer”) arrive at the court of Herod in Jerusalem and tell the king of a star which signifies the birth of the King of the Jews:

Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, saying, Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we have seen His star in the East [or at its rising and have come to worship Him. When Herod the king heard this, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him. And when he had gathered all the chief priests and scribes of the people together, he inquired of them where the Christ was to be born.

 

 

Adoration of the Magi, Chartres Cathedral, by Jehan de Beauce, France, 16th century.

Herod is "troubled", not because of the appearance of the star, but because the magi have told him that a "king of the Jews" had been born, which he understands to refer to the Messiah, a leader of the Jewish people whose coming was believed to be foretold in scripture. So he asks his advisors where the Messiah would be born. They answer Bethlehem, birthplace of King David, and quote the prophet Micah. The king passes this information along to the magi.

Then Herod, when he had secretly called the wise men, determined from them what time the star appeared. And he sent them to Bethlehem and said, Go and search carefully for the young Child, and when you have found Him, bring back word to me, that I may come and worship Him also. When they heard the king, they departed; and behold, the star which they had seen in the East went before them, till it came and stood over where the young Child was. When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceedingly great joy.[16]

Matthew’s account suggests that the magi knew from the star that the “king of the Jews” had been born even before they arrived in Jerusalem. They present Jesus with gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. In a dream, they are warned not to return to Jerusalem, so they leave for their own country by another route. When Herod realizes he has been tricked, he orders the execution of all male children in Bethlehem two years old and younger, based on the information the magi had given him concerning the time the star first appeared. Joseph, warned in a dream, takes his family to Egypt for their safety. The Gospel links the escape to a verse from scripture, which it interprets as a prophecy: “Out of Egypt I called my son.” This was a reference to the departure of the Hebrews from Egypt under Moses, so the quote suggests that Matthew saw the life of Jesus as recapitulating the story of the Jewish people, with Judea representing Egypt and Herod standing in for pharaoh. After Herod dies, Joseph and his family return from Egypt, and settle in Nazareth in Galilee. This is also said to be a fulfillment of a prophecy (“He will be called a Nazorean,” (NRSV)) for which no scriptural reference is known.

 

SOURCES: Christopher Mark Potter

http://www.cosmostv.org/2015/06/videoclosest-visible-conjunction-of.html

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    • freedom007

      One article on BIN today refers to this conjunction as Sign of the antichrist,
      the other as Return of the Star of Bethlehem.

      The further one is full of numerology and all-too-far fetched argumentation.
      The other, this one, refers in a reasonable and calm way to the Gospel.

      Common Sense will tell you, readers, whom to believe more…
      if you still haven´t come to the decision to choose Hope and reject superstitious phantom fears wherever possible.

      NB
      some years ago, I think it was in 2012 (!) but perhaps it was already in 2011, on Christmas Eve (!!),
      there was a little comet-like light in the sky seen over all Western parts of Germany and over BeNeLux countries, it looked very alike to how the Star of Bethlehem is painted on devotional images.
      Many people here felt that it was a sign of peace and blessing from above. So did I.

      One day later it was said on mass media that it had been only some Russian rocket or satellite part burning in outer atmosphere, I dont exactly remember, was it a “Sojus”?

      But my feeling about that apparition didnt change.
      Why, thought I, could God not make use of some scrap Sojus in the sky to say to all People of Good will in our region “Peace be with you, don´t be afraid of the future”?

      And so I still do.
      I chose Hope
      and rejected that false Reason
      of Slavery to “Cold Reality”
      which is only designed to smash hopes and wipe out visions.

      Do the same.

      • Eagle Scout

        Good point. The article calling it the antichrist star has comments disabled for some reason. Maybe we’re being lied to about just who is returning. I wonder why the people in power would do that?

        • Anonymous

          Star of Bethlehem appears- AGAIN Venus and Jupiter make tightest highly visible conjunction in nearly 2000 yrs. Star of Bethlehem was a very similar ultra tight conjunction between the two — and near by the star Regulus (as this one will be), and high up in the sky (as this will be as well) — in 3-2 BC heralding Jesus’ birth. One dissenter however says this: July 1, 2015 at 14:17:16 UTC Venus and Jupiter will be apart 24 arcseconds.The last time an even closer conjunction of Venus and Jupiter, separated by only 12 arc seconds, on August 18, 2014 at 04:08:26 UTC. On August 27, 2016 at 21:47:56 UTC Venus and Jupiter will be separated by just 4 arcseconds. November 13, 2017 at 06:10:03 UTC Venus and Jupiter will be separated by 17 arcseconds.A conjunction of Venus and Jupiter with a separation of less than 30 arcminutes is not this rare.-

        • Ken

          Was the article calling it the antichrist star written by Steve Quayle? He disables all expression of critical thought.

          • Anonymous

            No. I don’t like Steve Quayle or his ilk. He is a liar of the worst sort. Zionist Mason posing as Xtian. The above info came off a comment that was non religious and non political- just science data being exchanged.
            Not sure why NASA is pretending 6/30 conjunction is rare. Certainly their mistake is easily discovered via any mainstream or amateur astronomy star telescope website.
            The facts are what they are. I didn’t endorse or deny, just posted them. I don’t have any position on this issue.

    • Anonymous

      Explain MATTHEW 2:9 Who having heard the king, went their way; and behold the star they had seen in the East, went before them. until it came and stood over where the child was.
      ISAIAH 66: 7 Before she was in labor, she brought forth; before her time came to be delivered , she brought forth a man child.
      I think the star of Bethlehem falls on the supernatural side of things, but the alignment can be a sign for our times.
      ISAIAH 55:9 For as the heavens are exalted above the earth, so are my ways exalted above your ways, and my thoughts above your thoughts.

    • The Ferrett

      Yes indeed Eagle Scout, why would they do that!

      I have been making BIN posts now for quite a few years and have gradually noticed the agenda here – and there is one make no mistake. Certain things are definitely off limits, especially anything concerning the so-called “Alien” agenda and the Talmudic jewish connection.

      In a nutshell, the NWO was always meant to fail – yes FAIL! A very sophisticated “Alien Invasion” would then restore it all under a different guise, with largely the same evil in control of it all – a clever satanically inspired tactic.

      If the nation of Israel were destroyed say, imagine the impact to the Dispensationalists out there, brainwashed and excited into seeing certain “signs” of the end times, that now would be absolutely impossible to fulfil. Their Christian faith would never recover, making them extremely vulnerable to believe whatever from that point on.

      The Bible constantly warns us about these things to the point where Jesus asks upon his return . . “Will he find Faith on the Earth”? – because there is a very good reason for that question.

      An concluding extract from – THE GREATEST HOAX
      A STUDY OF THE INCONSISTENT THEOLOGY OF MODERN DAY BIBLE PROPHECY
      by: Charlie Samples

      There are forces at work in this world that have been trying to destroy this country for decades. There have been individuals with literally limitless financial resources who have openly stated that they want to destroy the sovereignty of the United States. One such group of people are RHODES’ SCHOLARS! That’s right, Rhodes’ Scholars. The Rhodes’ Scholarships were set up by the late Cecil Rhodes who wrote that he wanted the United States recovered by England as an integral part of the British Empire.

      Do you know of any influential Rhodes’ Scholars? Where are Rhodes’ Scholars indoctrinated? Oxford. In England. Pick up a copy of Scofield’s Reference Bible and look at the binding. Where does it say the book is published? Oxford. See the connection? I think it is very clear. It is Rhodes’ Scholars who have been responsible for most of the legislation and rulings in this country that seem to be counter-productive. Why? For the benefit of this country? Not hardly. There is an all out effort, funded by English money, namely Rhodes’, Carnegie’s, Rothschild’s and others, to destroy this country.

      Wake up, America. You have been lulled to sleep in your padded pews! You have been gassed with a religious indoctrination that has led you down a path of destruction and slavery. Your pastors have you convinced that you are seeing bible prophecy fulfilled. So, just sit back and make the best of it. Forget about what’s coming. After all, before it gets TOO BAD, you’ll be Raptured out! You won’t be left to face it. WAKE UP!!!

      While all of you religious people who have bought this lie are sitting back in near poverty, barely scratching by, taxed to death, licensed to death, and so on, ad nauseum; the MEN who have conned you into believing this is the fulfilment of Bible prophecy, live in $500,000 homes, drive new cars every year, receive all types of tax credits and exemptions, and play golf three or four times a week! Wake up!!! Wake up!!! Wake up!!!

      All of this supposed fulfilment of bible prophecy has been bought and paid for by the people who created it. None of what is going on today is bible (or Bible) prophecy. It has been masterminded and carried out on an unsuspecting world by the ultra, ultra rich. Yes. They want what would appear to be a one-world government. They want what would appear to be a one-world religion. It is a plan for ultimate control of the life of every individual that lives on the planet. They have used the religions of the world to anesthetise their adherents into accepting this most sinister lie and devious plan.

      • Ken

        The funding for Scofield’s Reference Bible was provided by a 33rd. Degree Free Mason in Scofield’s church,

    • The Ferrett

      Yes indeed Eagle Scout, why would they do that!

      I have been making BIN posts now for quite a few years and have gradually noticed the agenda here – and there is one make no mistake. Certain things are definitely off limits, especially anything concerning the so-called “Alien” agenda and the Talmudic jewish connection.

      In a nutshell, the NWO was always meant to fail – yes FAIL! A very sophisticated “Alien Invasion” would then restore it all under a different guise, with largely the same evil in control of it all – a clever satanically inspired tactic.

      If the nation of Israel were destroyed say, imagine the impact to the Dispensationalists out there, brainwashed and excited into seeing certain “signs” of the end times, that now would be absolutely impossible to fulfil. Their Christian faith would never recover, making them extremely vulnerable to believe whatever from that point on.

      The Bible constantly warns us about these things to the point where Jesus asks upon his return . . “Will he find Faith on the Earth”? – because there is a very good reason for that question.

      A concluding extract from – THE GREATEST HOAX
      A STUDY OF THE INCONSISTENT THEOLOGY OF MODERN DAY BIBLE PROPHECY
      by: Charlie Samples

      There are forces at work in this world that have been trying to destroy this country for decades. There have been individuals with literally limitless financial resources who have openly stated that they want to destroy the sovereignty of the United States. One such group of people are RHODES’ SCHOLARS! That’s right, Rhodes’ Scholars. The Rhodes’ Scholarships were set up by the late Cecil Rhodes who wrote that he wanted the United States recovered by England as an integral part of the British Empire.

      Do you know of any influential Rhodes’ Scholars? Where are Rhodes’ Scholars indoctrinated? Oxford. In England. Pick up a copy of Scofield’s Reference Bible and look at the binding. Where does it say the book is published? Oxford. See the connection? I think it is very clear. It is Rhodes’ Scholars who have been responsible for most of the legislation and rulings in this country that seem to be counter-productive. Why? For the benefit of this country? Not hardly. There is an all out effort, funded by English money, namely Rhodes’, Carnegie’s, Rothschild’s and others, to destroy this country.

      Wake up, America. You have been lulled to sleep in your padded pews! You have been gassed with a religious indoctrination that has led you down a path of destruction and slavery. Your pastors have you convinced that you are seeing bible prophecy fulfilled. So, just sit back and make the best of it. Forget about what’s coming. After all, before it gets TOO BAD, you’ll be Raptured out! You won’t be left to face it. WAKE UP!!!

      While all of you religious people who have bought this lie are sitting back in near poverty, barely scratching by, taxed to death, licensed to death, and so on, ad nauseum; the MEN who have conned you into believing this is the fulfilment of Bible prophecy, live in $500,000 homes, drive new cars every year, receive all types of tax credits and exemptions, and play golf three or four times a week! Wake up!!! Wake up!!! Wake up!!!

      All of this supposed fulfilment of bible prophecy has been bought and paid for by the people who created it. None of what is going on today is bible (or Bible) prophecy. It has been masterminded and carried out on an unsuspecting world by the ultra, ultra rich. Yes. They want what would appear to be a one-world government. They want what would appear to be a one-world religion. It is a plan for ultimate control of the life of every individual that lives on the planet. They have used the religions of the world to anesthetise their adherents into accepting this most sinister lie and devious plan.

      • Ken

        The funding for Scofield’s Reference Bible was provided by a 33rd. Degree Free Mason in Scofield’s church

    • Cynical Catholic Jew

      We had a Blood Moon Too!!! I have the pictures to prove it. Why wasn’t it mentioned anywhere? I thought, the blood moon was suppose to happen in Sept. Imagine the surprise when we looked up at the moon tonight and saw it was literally blood red! Did anyone else see this? Are we the only ones? I have pictures but I don’t know how to post or share. June 30th 2015… Blood Moon 10pm Central Standard time.

      • CrowPie

        I saw it. It was quite red. Although not blood red. I would have said that the reason for the color was because of the weather, high humidity mixed with high levels of pollution. But that is just an informed guess on my part.

        I did look for the ‘star’ conjunction mentioned as I had been watching the two move toward one another for several days. It was a let down to say the least.

    • love4all

      I’m quiet sure that June 30th 2015 was the 1st day in England this year where there have been… NO CHEMTRAIL spraying in the sky. The 1st beautifully clear day this year (Not sure what reference or point this can have to the star of bethlehem other having clear skies to see this wondeful star) and at the same time in London the authorities are running a ‘terrorist training drill’ calling it ‘STRONG TOWER’….

      Its supprising that this should coincide with the star of bethlehem and I can only see (it came to be at supper time about 18:00 last night) that ‘STRONG TOWER’ can only (perhaps) represent the … TOWER OF BABEL… or what is now called and built as CERN or… CERNunnos (Celtic god of the underworld) with the destroyer SHIVA at the entrance to it….with its machines such as ALICE (alice in wonderland…) and ATLAS … Titan god and the other 2.

      I feel this ‘STRONG TOWER’ could be part of the occult authorities false belief (and verifying this for themselves and their people) that they are okay….they have their ‘STRONG TOWER’ and they will defy GOD.

      But thankfully, as us Christians know Jesus will return and will overcome. I feel this whole ‘STRONG TOWER’ is a tongue in cheek refenece to CERN/CERNunnos and their ‘Tower of Babel’ …. on the same day the star of bethlehem returns after 2000 + years … COINCIDENCE? I THINK NOT ! !! ! ! ! !

    • Chew

      In the last 2000 years there have been 2041 conjunctions of Venus and Jupiter, 72 of them were closer than the original “Star of Bethlehem” conjunction and 31 of those had “higher” visibility (i.e. greater distance from the Sun). It is not an “only every 2000 years” event.

    • Amminadab

      The wise men had seen a mysterious light in the heavens upon that night when the glory of God flooded the hills of Bethlehem. As the light faded, a luminous star appeared, and lingered in the sky. It was not a fixed star nor a planet, and the phenomenon excited the keenest interest. That star was a distant company of shining angels, but of this the wise men were ignorant. Yet they were impressed that the star was of special import to them. They consulted priests and philosophers, and searched the scrolls of the ancient records. The prophecy of Balaam had declared, “There shall come a Star out of Jacob, and a Scepter shall rise out of Israel.” Num. 24:17. Could this strange star have been sent as a harbinger of the Promised One? The magi had welcomed the light of heaven-sent truth; now it was shed upon them in brighter rays. Through dreams they were instructed to go in search of the newborn Prince.

      As by faith Abraham went forth at the call of God, “not knowing whither he went” (Heb. 11:8); as by faith Israel followed the pillar of cloud to the Promised Land, so did these Gentiles go forth to find the promised Saviour. The Eastern country abounded in precious things, and the magi did not set out empty-handed. It was the custom to offer presents as an act of homage to princes or other personages of rank, and the richest gifts the land afforded were borne as an offering to Him in whom all the families of the earth were to be blessed. It was necessary to journey by night in order to keep the star in view; but the travelers beguiled the hours by repeating traditional sayings and prophetic utterances concerning the One they sought. At every pause for rest they searched the prophecies; and the conviction deepened that they were divinely guided. While they had the star before them as an outward sign, they had also the inward evidence of the Holy Spirit, which was impressing their hearts, and inspiring them with hope. The journey, though long, was a happy one to them.
      http://www.whiteestate.org/books/da/da6.html

    • Victoria Maria-Theresa Valois

      The ‘Betlhehem star’ was an ET craft which dropped little ‘Jesus’…there are stories however it was in Cyprus!
      These type of ‘Bethlehem stars keep on dropping also new babies…everywhere (understood).

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