Friday, November 22, 2013

Dr. Sung Hak Kim Given a Gift of an Ancient Stone Face with Inscription

1.9.14 - UPDATE: Jeff Benner of the Ancient Hebrew Research Center, has an interpretation of the inscription on this stone face: "This is most likely the name חו (hhiw), written from left to right. This name is found in the Biblical text as חוי (hhiwiy, usually transliterated as Hivites). The י (the letter yud - iy) suffix means "one descended from." So hhiw is the patriarch (and is the name found on this inscription) and hhiwiy (the name found in the Bible) are the people descended from hhiw."  The Hivites were Canaanites that are mentioned in the bible as a people during Jacob's time in Canaan, as rulers of Shechem (Gen. 34:2).  See Wikipedia write up on Hivites here.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Test of Fibers on Shroud Show it's Dated to Time of Christ

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Dr. Sung Hak Kim finds Ancient Paleo-Hebrew Rock Inscriptions in Saudi Arabia!

Dr. Sung Hak Kim (physician to Governor of Mecca, and a Christian) has found many ancient Hebrew rock inscriptions in Saudi Arabia. Could this be the "Midian Wilderness" where the Israelites wandered with Moses for 40 years due to their rebelliousness? The latest archaeological artifacts found in the land of Midian (Saudi Arabia) show a huge multitude of Semites traveled through the land about 3500 years ago (the time of the biblical Exodus), however, it is difficult to study these areas under strict Muslim control. It raises the question, were some of the ancient Israelite campgrounds located on the Arabian Peninsula? Numbers 33: 1-53 (NIV).  Stages in Israel’s Journey:

Here are the stages in the journey of the Israelites when they came out of Egypt by divisions under the leadership of Moses and Aaron. 2 At the Lord’s command Moses recorded the stages in their journey. This is their journey by stages:
The Israelites set out from Rameses on the fifteenth day of the first month, the day after the Passover. They marched out defiantly in full view of all the Egyptians, 4 who were burying all their firstborn, whom the Lord had struck down among them; for the Lord had brought judgment on their gods.
The Israelites left Rameses and camped at Sukkoth.
They left Sukkoth and camped at Etham, on the edge of the desert.
They left Etham, turned back to Pi Hahiroth, to the east of Baal Zephon, and camped near Migdol.
They left Pi Hahiroth and passed through the sea into the desert, and when they had traveled for three days in the Desert of Etham, they camped at Marah.
They left Marah and went to Elim, where there were twelve springs and seventy palm trees, and they camped there.
They left Elim and camped by the Red Sea.
They left the Red Sea and camped in the Desert of Sin.
They left the Desert of Sin and camped at Dophkah.
They left Dophkah and camped at Alush.
They left Alush and camped at Rephidim, where there was no water for the people to drink.
They left Rephidim and camped in the Desert of Sinai.
They left the Desert of Sinai and camped at Kibroth Hattaavah.
They left Kibroth Hattaavah and camped at Hazeroth.
They left Hazeroth and camped at Rithmah.
They left Rithmah and camped at Rimmon Perez.
They left Rimmon Perez and camped at Libnah.
They left Libnah and camped at Rissah.
They left Rissah and camped at Kehelathah.
They left Kehelathah and camped at Mount Shepher.
They left Mount Shepher and camped at Haradah.
They left Haradah and camped at Makheloth.
They left Makheloth and camped at Tahath.
They left Tahath and camped at Terah.
They left Terah and camped at Mithkah.
They left Mithkah and camped at Hashmonah.
They left Hashmonah and camped at Moseroth.
They left Moseroth and camped at Bene Jaakan.
They left Bene Jaakan and camped at Hor Haggidgad.
They left Hor Haggidgad and camped at Jotbathah.
They left Jotbathah and camped at Abronah.
They left Abronah and camped at Ezion Geber.
They left Ezion Geber and camped at Kadesh, in the Desert of Zin.
They left Kadesh and camped at Mount Hor, on the border of Edom. 38 At the Lord’s command Aaron the priest went up Mount Hor, where he died on the first day of the fifth month of the fortieth year after the Israelites came out of Egypt. 39 Aaron was a hundred and twenty-three years old when he died on Mount Hor.
The Canaanite king of Arad, who lived in the Negev of Canaan, heard that the Israelites were coming.
They left Mount Hor and camped at Zalmonah.
They left Zalmonah and camped at Punon.
They left Punon and camped at Oboth.
They left Oboth and camped at Iye Abarim, on the border of Moab.
They left Iye Abarim and camped at Dibon Gad.
They left Dibon Gad and camped at Almon Diblathaim.  They left Almon Diblathaim and camped in the mountains of Abarim, near Nebo.
They left the mountains of Abarim and camped on the plains of Moab by the Jordan across from Jericho. There on the plains of Moab they camped along the Jordan from Beth Jeshimoth to Abel Shittim.  On the plains of Moab by the Jordan across from Jericho the Lord said to Moses,  “Speak to the Israelites and say to them: ‘When you cross the Jordan into Canaan, drive out all the inhabitants of the land before you. Destroy all their carved images and their cast idols, and demolish all their high places. Take possession of the land and settle in it, for I have given you the land to possess."

Dr. Sung Hak Kim finds Ancient Menorah Rock Inscription in Saudi Arabia!

Dr. Kim discovered this ancient Menorah rock inscription at Wadi Atana in Saudi Arabia, which is about 120-130 kilometers from Jebal al Lawz, Mt. Sinai. It is likely the oldest rock inscription of a Menorah in the world having been inscribed by the Israelites as they wandered in the wilderness of Midian, in the very first decades after God gave Moses instructions on how to make the golden 'lampstand."  Exodus 25:31-40  “Make a lampstand of pure gold. Hammer out its base and shaft, and make its flowerlike cups, buds and blossoms of one piece with them. Six branches are to extend from the sides of the lampstand—three on one side and three on the other. Three cups shaped like almond flowers with buds and blossoms are to be on one branch, three on the next branch, and the same for all six branches extending from the lampstand. And on the lampstand there are to be four cups shaped like almond flowers with buds and blossoms. One bud shall be under the first pair of branches extending from the lampstand, a second bud under the second pair, and a third bud under the third pair—six branches in all. The buds and branches shall all be of one piece with the lampstand, hammered out of pure gold. “Then make its seven lamps and set them up on it so that they light the space in front of it. Its wick trimmers and trays are to be of pure gold. A talent of pure gold is to be used for the lampstand and all these accessories. See that you make them according to the pattern shown you on the mountain." (2011 NIV)
See scripture

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Ancient Arabic Map Identifies Nuweiba Beach by Name, as "Waters of Moses Opening"

Ancient Map of the Red Sea (Gulf of Aquaba), which clearly identifies Nuweiba Beach as "Nuwayba al Muzayyinah" which is translated from Arabic to mean "waters of Moses opening." Nuweiba Beach clearly was known as the crossing site for the Israelite Exodus from Egypt in ancient times. Notice the other arrows pointing to Jebal al Lawz (mountain of the Lord) and Al Bad (where Moses and Jethro lived near Moses' well where he met Zipporah).