Understanding the Messianic Prophecies, Part I

by Robert Engelbach on February 28, 2015

bible manuscriptBy the time Jesus is said to have appeared in Jerusalem, the rabbis knew that the scriptures described two archetypes of Messiah – a humiliated Messiah, known as the Suffering Servant, who in the tradition of the prophets would be scorned by his peers while attempting to touch men’s hearts regarding the issues of sin; and an exalted Messiah, known as the Triumphant King, who in the tradition of an idealized King David, would restore Israel to world prominence and also usher in a Golden Age where the lion would sit down with the lamb. [click to continue…]

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Are There Really Codes in the Bible?

by Anny Vos on February 18, 2015

matrix codesJoshua touches on this subject in his recent article The Bible Code Controversy. Personally I believe there are, but of course it is of the utmost importance to carefully examine whatever you find in order to preclude the possibility of errors or coincidences.

Why would there have to be codes in the Bible to begin with? [click to continue…]

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Krishna’s 16,000 Wives?

February 13, 2015

When I was younger, the average Westerner knew very little about the religions of Southeast Asia. One day, baldheaded devotees in strange clothing appeared in our airports chanting “Hare Krishna”. Then came the meditation instructors and yoga teachers. One Westerner made a fortune publishing the Kama Sutra. And in those days, Gandhi inspired us all. […]

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The Bible Code Controversy

February 8, 2015
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Many readers of SOS may remember a book called The Bible Code by Michael Drosnin. It was first published in 1997 and remained on the New York Times best seller list for months. I was recently sent a copy of this book by a friend, and we had a brief discussion on its relevance to […]

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Clearing The Way to Christ-Consciousness

February 4, 2015
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“The Apostles got into the Boat and went to the other side.”  —Matthew 14:22 Keep this scripture in mind as we weave our way through this article. We shall return to it later. For centuries, like beavers, man has been building dams, blocking his or her divine nature. Consequently, so many people in the world […]

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On the Sacred Path with Gilgamesh and Enkidu

January 29, 2015

How much of the bible is derived from stories told by cultures more ancient than itself? In my previous post “The Flood: Biblical vs. Mesopotamian Narratives” we found so many similarities in detail between Noah’s Ark and the flood story in the Epic of Gilgamesh. The dimensions of the vessel, the use of birds to […]

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The Tree of Judgement?

January 24, 2015
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One of the themes in the Bible that has always fascinated mankind is that of the Garden of Eden and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, with the serpent lying on one of its branches. During the period of October 2013 – January 2014, I wrote a series of articles for SOS, […]

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The Flood: Biblical vs. Mesopotamian Narratives

January 16, 2015
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We are all familiar with the story of The Flood in the Hebrew Bible. But this is not the first account of a catastrophic near-extinction event in recorded human history. The Mesopotamians who lived centuries before the book of Genesis was written had their very own captivating flood story similar to Genesis in many ways, […]

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Part V Section Three: The Life of Christ, Epiphany to Easter

January 9, 2015
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In the picture to the left, we see the Sol in Aries, Light of the World in the Lamb, the latter standing at the Heart of the Sevenfold Covenant that is “the bow in the heavens” (Post-Flood, God’s Promise to Noah). Within this covenant, Seven Shining Planets emanate from The Golgoltha, or skull, of The One […]

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Constantine, Eusebius, and the Formulation of the New Testament Canon

January 3, 2015
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Recently I had a conversation with a friend about the history of New Testament. Everyone here on SOS knows and understands the symbolic importance of it, but there are many differences of opinion on whether it is literal history or not. It’s always been important to me to allow readers to have open discussions and […]

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Jacob, Leah, Higher Consciousness, DMT, and the Pineal Gland

January 1, 2015
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A few years back I wrote a post about Jacob meeting God at Peniel. Jacob called the place of meeting Peniel because the Hebrew term means “face of God.” In that post we also discussed that Peniel, although a different spelling, can be associated with the pineal gland in the center of the brain. Jacob […]

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Do Unto Others

December 30, 2014
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While mailing holiday packages at the US post office this season, I noticed a display of greeting cards for sale. One card in particular caught my eye. On the cover it read: “Sometimes I wonder why I put up with you.” On the inside of the card it read: “Oh yeah, now I remember, you […]

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How Are We to Determine Truth: Part 1 – The Dream

December 28, 2014
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Allow me to share in a little holiday fun with an amusing account of a dream. Never mind the poking and teasing in it. No disrespect is meant to the serious posts on signs and numerology. I just want to make sure that is absolutely clear. We just need to laugh at ourselves sometimes. So […]

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A Gauge to Determine Your Level of Conscious Development

December 27, 2014
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Have you ever wondered what your current level of conscious development is? What if you had some information to help you gauge it? The book, The Science of Spirituality (Lee Bladon), has such a section. Much of Bladon’s information is based on the study of religious texts and its esoteric interpretation, as well as the […]

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For Whom the Bell Tolls: In Appreciation of the Martyrs of Progressive Christianity

December 26, 2014
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“No man is an Island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friend’s or of thine own were: […]

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More SOS updates 2015

December 26, 2014
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I just wanted to let everyone on SOS know that the comment section is finally working again! I spent some time over the Holidays working out all the bugs of the site. The original culprit was my Thesis theme itself which was incompatible with the new WordPress 4.1 version. Thankfully, Thesis provided a patch that […]

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Ten Similarities between God and Consciousness

December 23, 2014
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What if we could strip away the dogma and literal interpretation of the Bible to reveal an underlying, profound mystery about the concept of God and consciousness? How many would be so daring to believe they could be one in the same? I have found that what we consider as the attributes of God are […]

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Why Did Jesus Get Angry or Preach Division?

December 23, 2014
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We’re all familiar with the docile Jesus who teaches us to turn the other cheek when someone persecute us. In Luke 6:29, Jesus tells his disciples: “And unto him that slaps you on the cheek offer also your other cheek; and him that takes away your cloak forbid not to take your coat also.” In […]

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What do The New and Old Testaments Really Mean?

December 21, 2014
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There are many misunderstandings about what the Old and New Testaments of the Bible truly represent, even among esoteric thought. This post will address these important compilations from a greater perspective, and what both mean in the Christian Bible. Once we place these two compilations in context, you’re going to see that everything centers on […]

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Spirit of the Scripture Updates

December 17, 2014

As some of you may have noticed, SOS has experienced some technical difficulties as of late. I recently updated to the newest WordPress Version (4.0.1). At the same time, I updated five plugins. My site then crashed. Early this week, only the homepage and blog front page were visible. All individual posts and a few […]

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