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NEWS BRIEF: "Coming One Day Near You -- A Mega-Tsunami", by Michael Christie, Yahoo News, February 25, 2002.
"WOLLONGONG, Australia (Reuters) - One day, a giant wave traveling at 125 mph across open water could crash into Sydney harbor, wipe out the beaches of California or plough across the golf courses of northeast Scotland. Mega-tsunamis have happened with greater frequency than modern science would like to believe, and no coastline in the world is safe, says Canadian geologist-geographer Edward Bryant. He said he had found signs of giant waves sweeping over 425 feet high headlands in southeast Australia, roaring down the U.S. West Coast and carving into the bedrock of the Scottish coastline north of Edinburgh.
'I believe St. Andrews golf course is a tsunami deposit,' Bryant, head of geosciences at Wollongong University south of Sydney, told Reuters. Over the past 2,000 years, tsunamis have officially killed 462,597 people in the Pacific region alone, with the largest toll recorded in the Japanese islands."
That means a destructive tsunami moving at 250 meters per second in deep water, 85 meters per second across continental shelves and at 10 meters per second at shore could strike an unprotected coastal metropolis anywhere, killing thousands."
Obviously, the type of Tsunami would devastate everything within its path; further, such a wave would travel a distance in from the seashore, depending upon the strength of the wave and the particular lay of the land. The author of this feature article believes that such a Tsunami might occur "sometime soon".
NEW AGE AUTHORS PREDICT JUST SUCH AN TSUNAMI WAVE!
Laura awoke, startled from a deep sleep. Suddenly wide-awake, she watched as the glistening form of a man materialized at the foot of her bed. The apparition appeared as a strikingly handsome man in his late twenties or early thirties, with deep blue eyes and long, shimmering, golden hair. "Oh, Master Levi, its only you", she sighed, "you gave me quite a start." This was not the first time she had seen the vision of Master Levi. As a matter of fact, she knew him well. Master Levi is a "spirit guide" -- one of the ancient wise "ascended masters" that have (according to their own testimony), through many incarnations successfully attained the spirit realm. He first manifested himself to her some eight months ago during a session of Transcendental Meditation (TM), identifying himself as her personal "guide" to higher levels of enlightenment. After many of these encounters, he began manifesting himself as in this instance, usually waking her in the middle of the night. He did not speak, but communicated with her telepathically to follow him into the kitchen. There on the kitchen table, Laura saw a large map of the United States. Master Levi began to magically change the coastline of the of the Eastern Seaboard to reflect the intrusion of ocean waters far inland, inundating many of the densely populated urban as well as rural areas of the East Coast. He then proceeded to reveal to Laura that flood waters would totally inundate much of the American heartland, the entire southwestern third of the nation, and submerge everything but the tallest mountains as far inland as Denver, Colorado. Laura stood frozen in a panicked state of horror. "Master Levi," she pleaded, "tell me this is not the future you reveal. Please, please show me the way to avoid such a disaster." However, the masters telepathic response was clear, "Indeed, the inhabitants of Planet Earth will experience the coming axis shift. Much of humanity will perish. The shift will begin in the year 1998, and by the year 2012, the map will be as I have revealed. This the "Wise Ones" have decreed, and the fulfillment is sealed."
Unfortunately, this story is not completely science fiction. Millions of people worldwide have become involved in not only accessing demonic "spirit guides", but also the occult practice of "channeling". "Channeling" is simply the practice of an individual allowing ones self to become a "channel" for the open communication of demonic spirits. This results from tampering with or heavy involvement in the "Occult World". By accessing "spirit guides" via Yoga, TM, hypnosis, or hallucinogenic drugs, one may open the door to demonic spirits. Some of the more infamous proponents of this practice are J.Z. Knight, John Randolph Price, Benjamin Creme, Kevin Ryerson, and Jose Arguelles. The most interesting aspect of this practice is the message delivered by the channeled spirit. Elizabeth Hilstrom, in her book, Testing the Spirits, reveals that these messages follow a fairly consistent pattern and echo familiar themes:
"God is an impersonal force, reality is a creation of the mind, all beings (human and otherwise) are divine extensions of God who are evolving and growing toward an eventual reunion with God. Another channeled message that has been consistent (and has also been imparted to a number of near-death experiencers) is that a TIME OF GREAT UPHEAVAL, CHANGE AND CATASTROPHE IS SOON TO COME UPON THE EARTH." (emphasis added ed.) (1)
This message of immanent cataclysm received frenzied attention June 10th of this year after Art Bell, on the Art Bell "Coast to Coast" Radio Talk Show, interviewed Gordon-Michael Scallion of the Matrix Institute. Gordon-Michael Scallion began receiving visions of earth changes in 1979. His true story is much the same as that of Laura at the beginning of this article:
"The vision was that of an elderly, Oriental man, perhaps in his 70s,
with a long beard and a flowing white robe. He told me just as weather cycles
geophysical cycles of change also occur. It is part of the natural
rhythm of the Earth
The old man then gave him a map that would aid in finding places of safety as these changes start to occur. Gordon-Michael Scallion has received updates and further visions since this initial meeting with this apparition. This all climaxed on June 10th when he told Art Bell that these changes would begin in earnest the between the last few weeks of JULY AND THE END OF SEPTEMBER, this year. He is predicting that the results of a pole shift of the earths magnetic field (that he contends began in the mid-1930s) will trigger violent hurricanes, earthquakes, and volcanoes as the plasma from the earths core is upset by the magnetic reversal. He is particularly concerned about quakes in Manhattan, Long Island, and Connecticut in the range of 4.0-5.0. He also sees the entire West Coast becoming very stressed from these initial disturbances. He predicts the entire state of California will become the "Islands of California", with a new coastline as far inland as the Great Salt Lake. (3)
Gordon-Michael Scallion is not alone in these assertions. As previously stated,
this theme resounds through many of the New Age and Occult prophecies. One of
the first to foretell of coming cataclysms at the end of this century was Edgar
Cayce, who was known as "The Sleeping Prophet". Cayce's predictions
concerning this issue His predictions were very explicit:
" 1) Shift of the Earth on its axis c. 2000
2) Inundation of many coastal regions
3) London will be on the coast
4) Loss of much of Japan
5) Flooding of Northern Europe
6) Greenland disappears
7) New land appears off the coast of North America
8) Widespread destruction-L.A., S.F.- New York City disappears
9) Land bridge from South America to Antarctica
10) Warming of cool areas--cooling of warm areas
11) WW III- Followed by New Age" (4)
Ruth Montgomery, known as the "Herald of the New Age", was very prolific in her writings concerning an axis shift:
"A shift of the earth on its axis will occur .... they insisted ... it will, nevertheless, cause wide- spread devastation to life as we know it. Millions will pass into spirit, and those millions who survive in physical body will live through trying times until a new era of peace and understanding is built on what remains, plus newly risen lands. 'Those who fear death should put it firmly from their minds', they insisted, 'as this planetary cleansing is inevitable and our spirits are eternal...' The entire planet is going to go through a period of 'cleansing' in which all the old, outmoded forms of life are to be 'cleansed' so that only those who fully accept the claims of the New World Order and its Messiah, "The Christ", will survive. Mother Gaia will play 'Her' part in this cleansing experience, as 'She' will turn on her axis, creating exceedingly great destruction and loss of life " (5)
There are others like Scallion who are publishing and selling maps of the earth after the "earth changes". These include Chet Snow, Lori Toye, Aron Abramson, and Ashton Pitre. Nostradamus also foretold of the coming cataclysms around the year 2000. J.Z. Knight, the channeler of Ramtha, predicts mass destruction around the year 2000, and advises that the Pacific Northwest will be a haven of safety. (6) Even Shirley MacLaine told Newsweek magazine back in 1987 that "the earth is moving off its axis". (7)
While Gordon-Michael Scallion predicts a magnetic reversal of the earths poles, there are others that believe there will be a physical shifting of the angle of the earths rotation. Richard Noone, in his book, 5/5/2000, goes to great lengths (389 pages) to explain that an in depth study of the construction of the Great Pyramid, the arcane secrets of secret societies, and the buildup of ice at Antarctica all point to a shift in the angle of the earths rotation (axis shift) on May 5, 2000. He quotes the scenario of such a pole shift written by Dr. Jeffrey Goodman in his book, Are We the Earthquake Generation:
"It is 5 PM in Boston and the people rushing home from work hardly notice
how the setting sun seems to hang on the horizon. They start to wonder why the
darkness is not coming and start to fear the dull roar they hear. The dull roar
grows louder and louder, and the wind blows in gusts up to 100mph. Trees are
plucked from the ground and railroad cars are tumbled over and over. Because
of the wind chill factor, the temperature has plummeted down to just above freezing,
even though it is spring. After two days of utter turmoil the winds suddenly
subside and the material from the sky starts to come crashing down. For a few
minutes it seems to raining automobiles, boats, washing machines, and kitchen
sinks. The temperature starts to rise; soon it hits 103 degrees F, just what
one would expect for this time of year --in Africa, not Boston. Layers of mud
spread for thousands of miles
This scenario is certainly a terrifying prospect. However, the New Agers tell us this is a necessary event to "cleanse" the planet of undesirable elements to prepare for the "Golden Age" at the end of the "yellow brick road". Johanna Michaelson, in her book, Like Lambs to the Slaughter, relates the following prophecy of New Ager, John Randolph Price:
"John Randolph Price, the primary moving force behind the 'World Instant
of Cooperation,' was told by his favorite spirit guide, 'Asher,' that 'Nature
will soon enter her cleansing cycle.... These individuals [the two billion human
beings who do not have the 'ring of protection' around them with their lower
vibratory rates] will be removed during the next two decades....' John Randolph
Price was initially aghast at the information and challenged his spirit guide
about it. 'What I am hearing is both horrible and hopeful,' he said. '
wiping more than 2 billion people off the face of the earth is a little drastic,
don't you think?' Asher replied, ' . . . who are we to say that those people
did not volunteer to be a part of the destruction and regeneration- for the
purpose of soul growth? Never forget that each individual has free will and
free choice.'" (9)
As if this plot were not thick enough already, the same predictions are coming from those who channel not only the "ascended masters", but also from those who have been in contact with or have been abducted by the occupants of UFOs. The web site of the Theosophical Society gives details of an alien entity named Ashtar. In their own words, this is a description of the "Ashtar Command":
"We are the guardian action shepherding your Earth. ASH means shepherd,
a Melchizedek elder. Ashtar is a code name for the one who oversees as commander
the administrative fleets of the Most Radiant One, Sananda. Athena is the counterpart
energy of Ashtar and is the aspect often sent forth into objective form to serve
by sharing wisdom through teaching and activating the starseed. Thus Ashtar
and Athena can function separately or as two rays combined in one form, the
code name for this function being Ashtar -Athena; or they can function upon
cosmic levels as a vast oversoul consciousness or star family of Ashtar and
Athena encodements. The name often seen linked with Ashtar's, SherAn, is a code
name that refers to one who has come into this universal sector to assist in
resurrecting and ascending a planetary world from the involutionary codes of
666, into those of resurrectied (sic) life eternal, or 999, thereby resplicing,
as it were, a planetary world back into the tree of life everlasting. It specifically
refers to one working with the energies of salvation, the restoral (sic) of
a world to the Divine Plan through the Christ pattern. The lineage of AN or
ON appears at the beginning and ending of major cycles as teachers of the universal
law of Oneness. We do not have names as you understand them. We have code designation
which represent our divine functions." (10)
This description reveals the true identity of the Ashtar Command. These are the Bene ha Elohim of the Old Testament, fallen angels. The message is occult to the core, even to the point of identifying themselves with the numeric code of 666. This description coincides with many of the automatic writings of the well-noted occultists and theosophists such as Alice Bailey or H.P. Blavatsky.
Thelma Terrell, author of the book, Project World Evacuation, supposedly channels the ET, Ashtar. She relates that the coming polar shift is due to the fact that humans have abused the planet, and when the situation reaches a crisis point, those who are "out of vibration" with the planet will be removed in the "twinkling of an eye". In regard to the polar shift, she states:
"We watch diligently the threat of a polar shift for the planet in your
generation. Such a development would create a planetary situation through which
none could survive. This would necessitate an evacuation such as I have referred
to." (11) "EARTH CHANGES (emphasis added -ed.) will be the primary
factor in mass evacuation of the planet." (12) In his book, Inside the
New Age Nightmare, Randall Baer quotes the Berkeley Messiah: "UFOs will
intervene at a time of world tumult. The 'Divine Plan'will be presented to the
world by these forces. They will use 'radiomagnetic rays' on Christians and
others who oppose the new order to cleanse the earth of an element that holds
back the evolutionary process." (13)
New Agers, the "Occult Community", and ETs all seem to be convinced of the coming cataclysm. What does the "Christian Community" have to say about this scenario? Unfortunately, there are elements in "Christianity" that seem to agree. For example, Pope John Paul II has received revelations regarding this great catastrophe. In an interview with Malachi Martin, the National Research Institute reported the following:
"According to Malachi Martin, John Paul II is anxiously awaiting the reappearance
of Mary, which will be seen by all on earth (a miracle, warning, or chastisement),
and will authenticate John Paul as her and God's personal ambassador to rule
the world---and soon.... it will authenticate his claim to geopolitical dominion.
It will be part of a great disaster (emphasis added -ed.) which will transform
minds and catapult humanity into chaos (from which John Paul will rescue it)
.... It will particularly involve the sun and will be seen as the 'glory of
the woman clothed with the sun and giving birth to a child who will rule the
nations with a rod of iron.'...M. Martin said, 'The sign will be so potent that
you will have to believe...your own conscience will scream out that this is
What does the Bible reveal of Gordon-Michael Scallions claims of this pole shift? Is this really going to happen? Is there any historical precedent of the earth adjusting its angle of rotation in the past? What of the claims of Richard Noone that this has happened before? Lets first address what has happened in the past.
Dr. Kent Hovind, Ph.D., is a Christian lecturer on Creation vs. Evolution. He has proposed a theory which he calls "The Hovind Theory" regarding the causes of the Flood of Noah and its related aspects. Part of the theory revolves around the question of the 6/23/77 discovery in Siberia of a 9 month-old baby mammoth perfectly frozen with undigested tropical vegetation in his stomach. (16). Dr. Hovinds research revealed that in order for the mammoth to have UNDIGESTED vegetation in his stomach, he would have been completely frozen within one hour. To freeze an animal the size of a baby mammoth in one hour would require a freezer set at minus 300 degrees F. This presents quite a problem. How could this animal possibly have been frozen in that amount of time? Thus, Dr. Hovinds theory states that an ice meteor struck the earths atmosphere about the time that Noah was loading the last animal onto the ark. Prior to the Flood, a mist that rose from the ground watered the earth, and the earth was encased in a "vapor canopy". The fact that there have been many discoveries of tropical vegetation frozen in the Arctic and Antarctic regions (as well as the tropical vegetation found in the stomach of the frozen mammoth found in Siberia) supports Dr. Hovinds contention that the angle of the earth on its axis was a perfect 90 degrees to the sun. This provided consistent tropical conditions inside the vapor canopy worldwide. When the ice meteor struck the vapor canopy, the canopy broke down and fell as rain for 40 days and 40 nights. The meteor itself also broke up. At 300 degrees F, the laws of physics teach that ice becomes magnetic. Therefore, the breakup of the meteor resulted in massive amounts of 300 degree ice attracted to the earths magnetic poles (this fell as 300 degree snow, completely burying the mammoth and freezing him solid in less than one hour). With this massive additional unbalanced weight added to the poles of the earth, the earth experienced a pole shift to the current angle of rotation. This pole shift also caused the shifting of the tectonic plates which support the earths crust, causing the hot underground fountains of waters to erupt. These hot waters prevailed near the equator, thus keeping the entire earth from freezing (and also keeping the occupants of the ark alive). As the floodwaters receded from the earth, the polar ice began to recede as well. Our current geophysical structure was established over the next few centuries. (17) Dr. Hovind himself states, "This is just a theory", but it is a theory consistent not only with actual scientific evidence; but also with the Scriptural account of the Flood. Incidentally, it would also agree with Richard Noones contention of an ancient polar shift (though Noone would probably not agree with the time frame of 2400 BC).
The question still remains concerning the future. Will a sudden cataclysm totally destroy life as we know it in a few short weeks? Does the Bible reveal any hint of a polar shift in the future? Does the Bible allude to the earth changes spoken of by the occultists? Some possible insight to these questions may be found in an article posted on the web site of "Rapture Watch" (www.watch.pair.com/rapture.htm) on 5/20/98. This article quoted a scientific newsletter dated 6/19/65, revealing a study by scientists at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory. These scientists contend that the earth actually has "4 s". These "s" are 4 areas of ocean, each covering several thousand square miles, in which the ocean waters are approximately 220 feet higher than if the earth were perfectly spherical. According to this article, these high spots are caused by the prevailing winds that build up friction on the ocean surface, piling up the waters. (18) The Cutting Edge has secured a copy of the original Science News Letter article and a copy of the map showing the 4 s (see below).
This is all made extremely relevant to this discussion in light of Revelation 7:1-3:
"And after these things I saw four angels standing on the four s of the
earth, holding the four winds of the earth, that the winds should not blow on
the earth, nor on the sea, nor on any tree. And I saw another angel ascending
from the east, having the seal of the living God: and he cried with a loud voice
to the four angels, to whom it was given to hurt the earth and the sea, saying,
'Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees until we have sealed the
servants of our God in their foreheads.'"
The map to the left (while not an exact copy of the map produced by the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory) shows the approximate location of the earths four "corners". The high points on the globe are marked by the red indicator squares, and the low points are marked by the yellow indicator squares. If the prevailing winds causing this effect were suddenly eliminated, the higher waters would crash into the lower points. This scenario would certainly be especially disastrous for both the east and west coasts of the United States.
Revelation 7:1 has long been a target of those who would attack the Bible, claiming the writer of this passage believed the earth was flat. However, in light of this little-known discovery, Revelation 7:1-3 reveals a completely new perspective. This passage describes an event that occurs at approximately the mid-point of the Tribulation Period, just prior to the "Great Tribulation". By stopping the four major jet streams at these four "s" of the earth, the result would be cataclysmic. While this may or may not cause a pole shift, this would certainly cause major earth changes to the existing landmasses. Based on this information, the maps of coming earth changes may not be as far-fetched as one may initially perceive. The New Agers and Occultists could then explain these catastrophic judgements of God away as the results of the long-prophesied magnetic pole shift. However, if this is indeed the case, the "pole shift" will occur no sooner than February of 2002. Even for this date to become a possibility, the "Rapture of the Church" must occur no later than July, 1998. The formula to arrive at this date is simple: add three and one half years to the date of the "Rapture", which leads to this result. However, since no one but God knows the date of the "Rapture", any such conclusion is impossible to accurately ascertain.
Christians today have no guarantee that the Rapture of the Church will occur prior to a major natural disaster, economic collapse, or even open persecution of the Church. However, these New Age writings are too consistent with Bible prophecy to be coincidental. The "Age of Grace" certainly appears to be at its climax, but one must remember that God alone is in control of time. The events of the book of Revelation will certainly come to pass in accordance to Gods timetable. Satans minions surely realize their time is short, but they absolutely do not have a copy of Gods schedule.
How should Christians react to these things? We must not forget that we have in our possession the book of TRUTH, the Word of God. Christians must evaluate everything by the standard of the Bible. We also must not forget that this HOLY BOOK is not only relevant in the battle against the "wiles of the devil", but is the source of power--"the Sword of the Spirit"--by which Gods Holy Spirit communicates to His children. Thus, we pick up our "sword" and turn to II Peter 3:8-14, where we are given our "marching orders" for the very time in which we live:
"The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some men count slackness:
but is longsuffering
not willing that any should perish, but that all
should come to repentance. But the Day of the Lord will come as a thief in the
night; in which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements
shall melt with a fervent heat, and the earth also and the works that are therein
shall be burned up. Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what
manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness, looking
the coming of the day of God
We, according to his promise, look
for a new heaven and a new earth
Seeing that ye look for such things, be
diligent that ye may be found of him in peace, without spot, and blameless."
The Word of God is explicit. Christians must exercise the following:
Looking for the coming day of God, a new heaven, a new earth
Be found of Him in peace
In the face of growing deception and misconception, the Bible does not change its command to those who have been redeemed by the blood of the Lamb. That command is the call to personal holiness. If those who "name the name of Jesus Christ" will simply follow the above listed precepts, they will not be misled by the false prophets of Satan. Christians will be seeking the truth of the Word of God, seeking the souls of those that are lost, and will be armed against the rampant deception of these "last days".
In conclusion, if you have been deceived into seeking the advice of "spirit guides" of any description (no matter how they identify themselves), please understand that you are risking your eternal destiny. Perhaps you are like Laura in the beginning of this article; you may be receiving visions from some wise and beautiful creature. Remember, Satan and his angels do not appear as the grotesque, evil entities Hollywood portrays, but they appear as "creatures of light". Ask this entity what he (or she) thinks of Jesus Christ, compare the answer to the written Word of God, and forsake this lying devil that would damn your eternal soul. Turn from the powers of Satan, and turn from yourself. Turn to the Lord Jesus Christ, put your trust in Him, and He will (as He has promised) rescue your soul from the flames of Hell. "Him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out." (John 6:37)
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