Monday, December 21, 2015

CHRISTIANITY .... HEAVENLY CONSTELLATIONS??

YOU  HAVE  TODAY  SOME  CHRISTIAN  PREACHERS  WHO  ARE  INTO  "STAR  GAZING" - "BLOOD MOONS" AND WHATEVER  ELSE  THEY  THINK  IS  UP  THERE  TO  SET  TIMES  AND  DATES  BY.

THEY  WILL  TELL  YOU  GOD  MADE  THE  HEAVENS,  COUNTS  ALL  THE  STARS  BY  NAME,  AND  OTHER  BIBLE  VERSES...... WHICH  ARE  ALL  TRUE......BUT......

FIRST,  HOW  THEY  GET  THESE  "STARS"  TO  BE  THE  CREATURES  THEY  SAY  THEY  ARE  IN  THESE  12  BASIS  CONSTELLATIONS  IS  BEYOND  ME.  PUT  THOSE  STARS  ON  A  PIECE  OF  PAPER  AND  DRAW  LINES  CONNECTING  THEM...... AND  I  WOULD  NEVER  COME  UP  WITH  THE  SUPPOSED  CREATURES  THEY  SAY  THEY  ARE,  AND  HOW  IT  ALL,  WITH  THEIR  FIGURING,  GIVES  YOU  TIMES  AND  DATES.

In the few instances where  some  constellations  are  named,  in  the  Bible,  notice  it  does  not  say,  God named these,  orion,  taurus. Often to get a point  across  God  may  say  something  about  what  man  has  named.

The  stars,  galaxies,  etc.  in  the  heavens  were  never  put  the  way  we  find  them,  to  teach  us  truths  on  specific  date  settings  for  this  event  or  that  event.

SO  THIS  ONE  FELLOW  I'VE  WATCHED  TODAY,  HAS  THE  STAR THE  WISE  MEN  FOLLOWED  TO   GET  AND  WORSHIP  BEFORE  JESUS,  AS  SOME  TWO  STARS  COMING  TOGETHER  TO  LOOK  LIKE  ONE  BRIGHT  STAR  TO  US  ON  EARTH. 

NOW  HOW  DO  YOU  GET  A  STAR  LIGHT  YEARS  AWAY  TO  COME  AND  STAND  OVER  WHERE  JESUS  IS.  TRY  DOING  THIS  WITH  THE  MOON,  AND  SEE  IF  YOU  GET  TO  ONE  SPECIFIC  HOUSE.  IN  THE  FIRST  CHAPTER  OF  THE  BOOK  OF  REVELATION  "STARS"  ARE  ANGELS.  IT  WAS  AN  ANGEL  OF  LIGHT  THAT  GUIDED  THE  WISE  MEN  TO  JESUS.

WELL.....THE  FELLOW  GOES  ON  TO  SAY,  THIS  TWO  STARS  LOOKING  LIKE  ONE  ONLY  STAR  HAPPENED [WITH  A  BLOOD  MOON  THROWN  IN]  IN  3  B.C.  ON  THE  FEAST  OF  TRUMPETS.  SO  HE  HAS  JESUS  BORN  ON  THE  FEAST  OF  TRUMPETS  IN  3  B.C.  

THEN  WITH  ALL  THIS  "CONSTELLATION  AND  BLOOD  MOON"  STUFF  HE  SAYS  WHAT  HAPPENED  AT  JESUS'  DEATH,  IN  THE  HEAVENS,  WAS  ONLY  IN 33  A.D.

HE  IS  WRONG  ON  BOTH  COUNTS!!!

YOU  DON'T  FIGURE  OUT  DATES  FOR  JESUS  BY  CONSTELLATIONS  AND  BLOOD  MOONS!

JESUS  WAS  BORN  5  B.C.  AND  WAS  CRUCIFIED  IN  30  A.D.

IN-DEPTH  STUDIES  ON  MY  WEBSITE  PROVE  THE  DATES  I'VE  JUST  GIVEN  YOU  TO  BE  THE  CORRECT  ONES.

WE  SHOULD  NOT  BE  TRYING  TO  UNDERSTAND  THE  TEACHINGS  OF  THE  BIBLE,  BY  LOOKING  AT  CONSTELLATIONS  AND  BLOOD  MOONS.

THOSE  THAT  DO  SO  WILL  GET  EGG  ALL  OVER  THEIR  FACE.

ADMIRE  THE  MIGHTY  STAR  FILLED  HEAVENS  FOR  THE  POWER  OF  GOD  TO  CREATE,  PROVING  HIS  EXISTENCE,  BUT  NEVER  TRY  TO  USE  IT  TO  UNDERSTAND  THE  BIBLE.
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Saturday, December 19, 2015

THE 3 BIG ONES FOR DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENT OF THE USA

WATCHING  MOST  OF  THE  LATEST  DEMOCRATIC  DEBATE......

FROM A SECULAR  STANCE,  WE  FINALLY  HAVE  SOME  3  PEOPLE  RUNNING  FOR  THE  NEXT  PRESIDENT  WITH SOME  BRAINS  BETWEEN  THEIR  EARS.

THEY  HAVE  BEEN  THERE,  THEY  HAVE  DONE  IT,  THEY  HAVE  A  WEALTH  OF  EXPERIENCE,  THEY  SEE  THE  MISTAKES  OF  THE  PAST,  THEY  HAVE  CONCRETE  IDEAS  ON  HOW  TO  MOVE  AHEAD.

SO  FAR  THE  REPUBLICANS  ARE  A  LAUGHING-STOCK  OF  OUT-BURSTS  AND  EMOTIONS.

WE  SHALL  SEE  IN  THE  MONTHS  AHEAD  IF  THE  REPUBLICANS  CAN  BRING  FORTH  CONCRETE  PLANS  ON  THE  AMERICAN  FUTURE.

SO  FAR  THEY  ARE  WAY  BEHIND  ON  IT  ALL,  FROM  WHAT  I  HEARD  THIS  EVENING  FROM  THE  THREE  DEMOCRATS  RUNNING  FOR  THE  NEXT  PRESIDENT  OF THE  USA.
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THE REALITY OF CLIMATE CHANGE!!!


TEN CLEAR INDICATORS OUR CLIMATE IS CHANGING

Few global trends have been as controversial as climate change and the Earth’s warming. The Earth has gone through many shifts in cooling and warming driven by natural factors like the sun’s energy or variations in its orbit, but the trend scientists have seen over the past 50 years is unmistakable.
Let’s take a closer look: globally, average surface temperatures increased 1.1—1.6 degrees Fahrenheit (0.6—0.9 degrees Celsius) between 1906 and 2005. However, it’s the rate of temperature change that’s especially troubling to scientists; temperatures have risen nearly twice as fast in the last 50 years alone.
What other ways has our climate system changed in the last century? How do we really know our climate is changing permanently, rather than just going through a normal period of flux? Between opinions from climate deniers and misinformation campaigns from the fossil fuel industry, it can be a challenge to get the unobstructed facts.
So to help set the record straight, we’re going to focus on10 major changes scientists have seen in our climate system. Each indicator described below has been extensively studied over the past several decades, and was captured from many different data sets and technologies.

1. AIR TEMPERATURES OVER LAND ARE INCREASING.

It’s clear that weather stations on land show average air temperatures are rising, and as a result, the frequency and severity of droughts and heat waves are increasing. Intense droughts can lead to destructive wildfires, failed crops, and low water supplies, many of which are deeply affecting southern areas of the United States and other parts of the world.

2. AIR TEMPERATURES OVER OCEANS ARE INCREASING.   

Roughly 70 percent of the world is covered by oceans, so you can understand how hotter air over them could make a vast difference in the climate system.
Oceans evaporate more water as the air right near the surface gets warmer. The result? More floods, more hurricanes, and more extreme precipitation events.

3. ARCTIC SEA ICE IS DECREASING.

Satellite images from space show that the area covered by sea ice in the Arctic is shrinking, and it’s continued a downward trend for the past 30 years. The Arctic ice cap grows each winter when there’s less sunlight, and shrinks each summer when days are longer, reaching its lowest point of the year in September.
Some research suggests that the Arctic could lose almost all of its summer ice cover by 2100, but others believe that it could melt completely much sooner than that – in just a few decades.

4. GLACIERS ARE MELTING.

The disappearance of glaciers is one of the clearest signs of climate change. People who rely on melting glacier water are facing shortages, and in many regions, the situation is only getting worse.
In a world unaffected by climate change, glacier mass stays balanced, meaning the ice that evaporates in the summer is fully replaced by snowfall in the winter. However, when more ice melts than is replaced, the glacier loses mass. And the people who depend on melting ice for water to support their farming and living needs are deeply affected.

5. SEA LEVELS ARE RISING. 

Sea levels have been rising for the past century. And the pace is only increasing in recent years as glaciers melt faster and water temperatures increase, causing oceans to expand. You can imagine how this would affect the almost 40 percent of the US population that lives in a highly populated coastal area. Let’s not forget that eight of the 10 largest cities in the world are near a coast.
Consider how many millions of people are at risk as sea levels rise, storms intensify, and more extreme flooding occurs. Additionally, marine life is threatened as salt water intrudes into fresh water aquifers, many of which support human communities and natural ecosystems.  

6. HUMIDITY (EVERYONE’S FAVORITE) IS INCREASING

More humidity means more water vapor is in the air, making it feel stickier in hot weather. Water vapor itself is an important part of the water cycle, and it contributes to the earth’s natural greenhouse effect. Air conditioners have to work much harder to make us feel cool as the amount of water vapor in the air increases. Which means more energy use, which can in turn contribute to more climate change. Lose-lose.

7. OCEAN HEAT CONTENT IS INCREASING. 

The ocean stores and releases heat over long periods of time. This is a natural and important part of stabilizing the climate system. Natural climate patterns (think, El Niño) occur regularly because of warmer ocean waters and influence areas like regional climates and marine life.
But it’s when short-term, natural climate patterns like El Niño occur at the same time as oceans are becoming warmer and warmer that we know that larger changes are happeningThe increased heat content leads to higher sea levels, melting glaciers, and stress to marine ecosystems.

8. SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE IS INCREASING.  

Measuring instruments show that water temperatures at the ocean’s surface are going up. To some extent, this is a normal pattern: the ocean surface warms as it absorbs sunlight. The ocean then releases some of its heat into the atmosphere, creating wind and rain clouds.
However, as the ocean’s surface temperature continues to increase over time,more and more heat is released into the atmosphere. This additional heat can lead to stronger and more frequent storms like tropical cyclones and hurricanes.

9. SNOW IS DECREASING. 

Satellites show areas covered by snow in the Northern Hemisphere are becoming smaller. Snow is important as it helps control how much of the sun’s energy Earth absorbs. Light-colored snow and ice reflect this energy back into space, helping keep the planet cool.
However, as the snow and ice melts, it’s replaced by dark land and ocean, both of which absorb energy. The amount of snow and ice loss in the last 30 years is higher than many scientists predicted, which means the Earth is absorbing more solar energy than had been projected.

10. EARTH’S LOWER ATMOSPHERE TEMPERATURE IS INCREASING.

The lowest layer of the atmosphere, called the troposphere, is the layer we’re most familiar with – it’s where we live and where our weather occurs. Satellite measurements show that this lowest layer of the atmosphere is warming as greenhouse gases build up and trap heat that radiates from the Earth’s surface.
Scientists tell us that human activity, particularly the burning of fossil fuels, caused this increase in atmospheric temperatures. In fact, carbon dioxide levels have increased about 40 percent since the Industrial Revolution began in 1750. And unless we put a stop to this trend as soon as possible, these levels – and temperatures – likely will increase even more.

THE SIGNS ARE CLEAR. IT’S TIME TO TAKE ACTION. 

It’s difficult to argue against what’s happening once you’ve seen these ten climate change indicators. That’s why it’s up to each and everyone one of us to do our part and help spread truthful information about climate change to our networks of friends, peers, and family.
Ready to join the fight? Here are a few ways to get involved:
Make a difference by becoming a Climate Reality Leader! Visit the Climate Reality Leadership Corps site. Applications for our next training in Miami  from September 28—30 are now open.
 


Thank you for taking action! Now share your progress.

TEN CLEAR INDICATORS OUR CLIMATE IS CHANGING

Few global trends have been as controversial as climate change and the Earth’s warming. The Earth has gone through many shifts in cooling and warming driven by natural factors like the sun’s energy or variations in its orbit, but the trend scientists have seen over the past 50 years is unmistakable.
Let’s take a closer look: globally, average surface temperatures increased 1.1—1.6 degrees Fahrenheit (0.6—0.9 degrees Celsius) between 1906 and 2005. However, it’s the rate of temperature change that’s especially troubling to scientists; temperatures have risen nearly twice as fast in the last 50 years alone.
What other ways has our climate system changed in the last century? How do we really know our climate is changing permanently, rather than just going through a normal period of flux? Between opinions from climate deniers and misinformation campaigns from the fossil fuel industry, it can be a challenge to get the unobstructed facts.
So to help set the record straight, we’re going to focus on10 major changes scientists have seen in our climate system. Each indicator described below has been extensively studied over the past several decades, and was captured from many different data sets and technologies.

1. AIR TEMPERATURES OVER LAND ARE INCREASING.

It’s clear that weather stations on land show average air temperatures are rising, and as a result, the frequency and severity of droughts and heat waves are increasing. Intense droughts can lead to destructive wildfires, failed crops, and low water supplies, many of which are deeply affecting southern areas of the United States and other parts of the world.

2. AIR TEMPERATURES OVER OCEANS ARE INCREASING.   

Roughly 70 percent of the world is covered by oceans, so you can understand how hotter air over them could make a vast difference in the climate system.
Oceans evaporate more water as the air right near the surface gets warmer. The result? More floods, more hurricanes, and more extreme precipitation events.

3. ARCTIC SEA ICE IS DECREASING.

Satellite images from space show that the area covered by sea ice in the Arctic is shrinking, and it’s continued a downward trend for the past 30 years. The Arctic ice cap grows each winter when there’s less sunlight, and shrinks each summer when days are longer, reaching its lowest point of the year in September.
Some research suggests that the Arctic could lose almost all of its summer ice cover by 2100, but others believe that it could melt completely much sooner than that – in just a few decades.

4. GLACIERS ARE MELTING.

The disappearance of glaciers is one of the clearest signs of climate change. People who rely on melting glacier water are facing shortages, and in many regions, the situation is only getting worse.
In a world unaffected by climate change, glacier mass stays balanced, meaning the ice that evaporates in the summer is fully replaced by snowfall in the winter. However, when more ice melts than is replaced, the glacier loses mass. And the people who depend on melting ice for water to support their farming and living needs are deeply affected.

5. SEA LEVELS ARE RISING. 

Sea levels have been rising for the past century. And the pace is only increasing in recent years as glaciers melt faster and water temperatures increase, causing oceans to expand. You can imagine how this would affect the almost 40 percent of the US population that lives in a highly populated coastal area. Let’s not forget that eight of the 10 largest cities in the world are near a coast.
Consider how many millions of people are at risk as sea levels rise, storms intensify, and more extreme flooding occurs. Additionally, marine life is threatened as salt water intrudes into fresh water aquifers, many of which support human communities and natural ecosystems.  

6. HUMIDITY (EVERYONE’S FAVORITE) IS INCREASING

More humidity means more water vapor is in the air, making it feel stickier in hot weather. Water vapor itself is an important part of the water cycle, and it contributes to the earth’s natural greenhouse effect. Air conditioners have to work much harder to make us feel cool as the amount of water vapor in the air increases. Which means more energy use, which can in turn contribute to more climate change. Lose-lose.

7. OCEAN HEAT CONTENT IS INCREASING. 

The ocean stores and releases heat over long periods of time. This is a natural and important part of stabilizing the climate system. Natural climate patterns (think, El Niño) occur regularly because of warmer ocean waters and influence areas like regional climates and marine life.
But it’s when short-term, natural climate patterns like El Niño occur at the same time as oceans are becoming warmer and warmer that we know that larger changes are happeningThe increased heat content leads to higher sea levels, melting glaciers, and stress to marine ecosystems.

8. SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE IS INCREASING.  

Measuring instruments show that water temperatures at the ocean’s surface are going up. To some extent, this is a normal pattern: the ocean surface warms as it absorbs sunlight. The ocean then releases some of its heat into the atmosphere, creating wind and rain clouds.
However, as the ocean’s surface temperature continues to increase over time,more and more heat is released into the atmosphere. This additional heat can lead to stronger and more frequent storms like tropical cyclones and hurricanes.

9. SNOW IS DECREASING. 

Satellites show areas covered by snow in the Northern Hemisphere are becoming smaller. Snow is important as it helps control how much of the sun’s energy Earth absorbs. Light-colored snow and ice reflect this energy back into space, helping keep the planet cool.
However, as the snow and ice melts, it’s replaced by dark land and ocean, both of which absorb energy. The amount of snow and ice loss in the last 30 years is higher than many scientists predicted, which means the Earth is absorbing more solar energy than had been projected.

10. EARTH’S LOWER ATMOSPHERE TEMPERATURE IS INCREASING.

The lowest layer of the atmosphere, called the troposphere, is the layer we’re most familiar with – it’s where we live and where our weather occurs. Satellite measurements show that this lowest layer of the atmosphere is warming as greenhouse gases build up and trap heat that radiates from the Earth’s surface.
Scientists tell us that human activity, particularly the burning of fossil fuels, caused this increase in atmospheric temperatures. In fact, carbon dioxide levels have increased about 40 percent since the Industrial Revolution began in 1750. And unless we put a stop to this trend as soon as possible, these levels – and temperatures – likely will increase even more.

THE SIGNS ARE CLEAR. IT’S TIME TO TAKE ACTION. 

It’s difficult to argue against what’s happening once you’ve seen these ten climate change indicators. That’s why it’s up to each and everyone one of us to do our part and help spread truthful information about climate change to our networks of friends, peers, and family.
Ready to join the fight? Here are a few ways to get involved:
Make a difference by becoming a Climate Reality Leader! Visit the Climate Reality Leadership Corps site. Applications for our next training in Miami  from September 28—30 are now open.
 

THE CLIMATE REALITY PROJECT

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