“But you, brethren, are not in darkness, that this day should overtake you like a thief.” 1 Thessalonians 5:4
On September 4, 2010, 4:35 am local time, there was a 7.0 earthquake at Christchurch, New Zealand. With its proximity to the Feast of Trumpets and the coincidental name of Christchurch, many saw this as a warning of the few short days that remain until the possible Rapture of the Church. Those who favor a September 11th time (first naked eye viewing of the crescent moon) point out that this quake occurred at seven days before September 11th–a possible seven day warning like Noah. However, there may be more to what has been proposed so far...
Yesterday morning while reading a post found at the RITA website, a gamma-ray burst (GRB 990123) was mentioned that occurred in the constellation of Bootes on January 23, 1999. Bootes means “He comes” referring to the coming of Christ. The poster, Calvin, did a day count and found that from this GRB in 1999 until the day of the Christchurch quake was 4,242 days. The number 42 is said to correspond to the Second coming of Jesus. This was fascinating and prompted another thought on a similar line.
On March 19, 2008 there was another gamma-ray burst in Bootes. Here is a description from Wikipedia:
GRB 080319B was a remarkable gamma-ray burst (GRB) detected by the Swift satellite at 06:12 UTC on March 19, 2008. The burst set a new record for the farthest object that could be seen with the naked eye, it had a peak apparent magnitude of 5.8 and remained visible to human eyes for approximately 30 seconds. The magnitude was brighter than 9.0 for some 60 seconds.
Initially this was noted in the book to have occurred 430 days after Comet McNaught had crossed the Earth’s orbital plane on January 14, 2007. It was also noted that the Feast of Trumpets 2007 occurred 430 days after the start of the 2006 Hezbollah-Israeli War on July 12, 2006. But it was also 430 days from the Feast of Trumpets 2006 to the Annapolis Conference on November 27, 2007--the 60th anniversary and the same Hebrew day as in 1947 when the Israeli Partition Plan was passed by the UN. And yet there was even another set of 430 days from the Comet Holmes explosion until the start of Operation Cast Lead on December 27, 2008. So that is a lot of 430 day periods. But there was more...
As had been noted previously, Operation Cast Lead started exactly 900 days from the start of the Hezbollah-Israeli War. This is interesting since from the gamma-ray burst of March 19, 2008 it is also 900 days until the Christchurch Earthquake. Therefore, it would seem apparent that this earthquake in such an aptly named place at such a time as this is a major indicator.
Comet McNaught 2007 <– 430 days –> Bootes GRB 2008 <– 900 days –> Christchurch Quake
But while writing Signs of the End another peculiarity was noted in that from Comet McNaught’s crossing until the Feast of Trumpets 2010 it was 1,335 days (similar to the number in Daniel and also the time frame of the First Advent of Christ). The above calculation of 430 and 900 days equals 1,330 days with five more until the Feast of Trumpets. Therefore, there is the following day count:
Comet McNaught 2007 <– 430 days –> Bootes GRB 2008 <– 900 days –> Christchurch Quake <– 5 days –> Trumpets
For those who need refreshing, Comet McNaught crossed the orbital plane 120 lunar months after Comet Hale-Bopp did the same. JPL calculations also calculated the orbital period of Hale-Bopp at 4,465 years, which if subtracted from AD 1997, yields 2469 BC and 120 years before the Flood when Hale-Bopp was last seen! So Comet McNaught was an important indicator and bridge.
But is the warning of the quake at five or seven days until the possible Rapture of the Church? According to the custom of the Jews, the anniversary of Creation is placed on Elul 25 (day one) with the sixth day corresponding to Tishri 1 and the Creation of Mankind–the Feast of Trumpets. The Christchurch earthquake occurred on Elul 25 and Day One corresponding to the Creation Week. That would yield 5 more days until a September 9th Trumpets and Day Six and it would also allow for the previous count of 1,335 days. A September 11th Rapture would lose those figures.
The 7.0 earthquake then in Christchurch would then in itself seem to represent the Seven Churches and the beginning of the Creative Week with respect to the position of the moon on Elul 25. Then accordingly it is on schedule with the observed calendar placing Trumpets on Thursday on the sixth respective day.
Elul 25 - Saturday - September 4 - Day 1
Elul 26 - Sunday - September 5 - Day 2
Elul 27 - Monday - September 6 - Day 3
Elul 28 - Tuesday - September 7 - Day 4
Elul 29 - Wednesday - September 8 - Day 5
Tishri 1 - Thursday - September 9 - Day 6
The Rapture of the Church on Tishri 1, the Feast of Trumpets, and the New Man Creation/Bride is the appropriate day. It is the Day of the Awakening Blast of the Last Trump. It is the Day of Resurrection. It is the Day of Coronation. It is the Day of Shouting. It is the Day of the Open Door. It is the day to be ready and make sure that one’s name is written in the Book of Life by trusting in the Lord Jesus Christ as the only Savior of the World.
In an aside note, Thursday is also interesting since it has been long known as Thor’s or Jupiter’s Day. Jupiter represents the planet of the Messiah. This is fitting since Christ was crucified, ascended, and looks to now receive His Bride on Thursday. And incidentally the Feast of Trumpets 2017 is also on a Thursday making the Day of Atonement fall on the Sabbath.
In any regard, now is the time to watch and remain faithful until that Day.
See a previous post on some of these day counts here.
It was also brought to my attention that New York City is 9,110 miles from Christchurch and that was verified. But then again, if the Rapture does occur on 9/9, 9/11 could be another very disastrous day indeed that eclipses the first.