Bible Prophecy and the Prophecy of Nostradamus

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Bible Prophecy and the Prophecy of Nostradamus. The Bible and Nostradamus. The Bible Claims to be uniquely inspired by God How can we test whether this claim is true? How do we know that the Bible could not have been written by a man? Only by comparing the Bible with prophecies of men. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Bible Prophecy and the Prophecy of Nostradamus

  • The Bible and NostradamusThe Bible Claims to be uniquely inspired by GodHow can we test whether this claim is true?How do we know that the Bible could not have been written by a man?Only by comparing the Bible with prophecies of men.

  • The Bible and NostradamusLife of Nostradamus, his background, educationCenturies & QuatrainsHow Nostradamus made the his predictionsSpecific Fulfilled PropheciesDeath of King Henry IIHitlers GermanyMan going into outer spaceFailed PropheciesConclusions

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - His LifeBorn in the Provenal city of St. Rmy (Avignon)Born 14th Dec. 1503According to tradition his fathers ancestors were eminent physicians, renowned for their learningFamily Jewish CatholicsDirectly descended from rabbis, physicians and philosophers

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - His LifeIn 1522, (18) left Avignon - Montpellier to study medicineAt only 21 he received a license to practiceHe specialized in le charbon - bubonic / pneumonic plague

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - His LifeMarried & settled in AgenHis wife and two children died of plagueHis wife's family sued for the return of her dowry

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - His LifeHe fell under suspicion of heresy in 1538He fled to Lombardy, and later to Sicily.1544 found him in Marseilles1546 he was invited to Aix - to cure plagueRemarried

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - His LifeAix voted him a pensionHe moved to Salon de craux where he aquired the name the seer of SalonHe was summonsed to Lyon to treat bubonic plague

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - His LifeThe prediction of the accidental death of King Henri II of France in the summer of 1559 gave Nostradamus the reputation he has todayIn 1566 he died probably of kidney failure resulting from heart disease (63)

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - His LifeFacts About this manHighly educated in:GreekLatinMathematicsPhilosophyMagic (Science) A Doctor of MedicineExpert field - plagueWealthyWell traveled

  • Life of Nostradamus, his background, educationCenturies & QuatrainsHow Nostradamus made the his predictionsSpecific Fulfilled PropheciesDeath of King Henry IIHitlers GermanyMan going into outer spaceFailed PropheciesConclusionsThe Bible and Nostradamus - His Life

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - Centuries & Quatrains1555 published 1st edition of the CenturiesA Centuary100 propheciesEach of four lines (Quatrain)Written in rhyming verseAll are totally self-contained Seldom does one quatrain relate to the adjoining quatrain

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - Centuries & QuatrainsWritten in the language of the occultNostradamus embellished the rhymes with Latin, Hebrew, Portuguese and anagrams. He neglected to use specific datesThe centuries attracted wide attentionThough most thought it had been written by a mad man

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - Centuries & QuatrainsConclusionsInterpretation is everythingLanguage to LanguageInterpreting AnagramsMaking Sense of Symbols usedMaking guesses at dates

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - His LifeLife of Nostradamus, his background, educationCenturies & QuatrainsHow Nostradamus made the his predictionsSpecific Fulfilled PropheciesDeath of King Henry IIHitlers GermanyMan going into outer spaceFailed PropheciesConclusions

  • Prediction of the Great Plague of London, 1665 - MethodsQuatrain 03-75Pau, Verone, Vicenne Sarragousse, De glaiues loings, terroirs de sang humides Peste si grande viendra _ la grand gousse, Proche secours, & bien loing les remedes.

  • Prediction of the Great Plague of London, 1665 - MethodsQuatrain 03-75 Pau, Verona, Vicenza, Saragossa, From distant swords lands wet with blood: Very great plague will come with the great shell, Relief near, and the remedies very far.

  • Prediction of the Great Plague of London, 1665 - MethodsHow did he predict the great plague?He was a doctor of medicine.He was treating plague.Would a doctor in his position today be hailed a prophet?

  • Prediction of the Great Plague of London, 1665 - MethodsConclusionsHe drew upon his vast knowledgeHe used vagaries that could mean anythingHe rarely used dates, so that events were not fixed in timeThere is no chronological order to centuries.

  • Prediction of the Great Plague of London, 1665 - MethodsParts of the predictions are meaningless - what was the great shell?Important information missed out - what about the rats that brought the plague?He confused the reader

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - His LifeLife of Nostradamus, his background, educationCenturies & QuatrainsHow Nostradamus made the his predictionsSpecific Fulfilled PropheciesDeath of King Henry IIHitlers GermanyMan going into outer spaceFailed PropheciesConclusions

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - Death of the Lion - Fulfilled Prophecy?The young Lion shall overcome the oldOn a warlike field in single combat,He will pierce his eyes in a cage of gold,One of two breakings, then he shall die a cruel death.

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - Death of the Lion - Fulfilled Prophecy?King Henri II used a Lion as his emblemHe died during a jousting contestThe accident occurred on the third dayBy Montgomery Coryes 33 year old Scot.Montgomerys lance splinteredTwo wounds:one to throatother through visa into his eyeWas the Prophecy Fulfilled?

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - Death of the Lion - Fulfilled Prophecy?Yes the Prophecy came trueBUT...

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - Death of the Lion - Fulfilled Prophecy?Nearly all nobles have Lions affiliated with them.Is 33 young? - people didnt live long (Nostradamus died at 63)Almost every jousting match had its fatalities.Every noble who could afford gold wore itIs the King named?

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - Death of the Lion - Fulfilled Prophecy?Most accidents at jousting matches ended painfully.Jousting matches occurred as often as football matches now.There is no time fix on this QuatrainWhen carefully examined he is stating events that anyone could guess at.And get it right !

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - Death of the Lion - Fulfilled Prophecy?Carls Quatrain

    At a football matchSometime a playerwearing red will fall over anddamage their knee, and neverbe able to play again.

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - Hitlers Germany - Fulfilled Prophecy? Seven times you will see the British nation change;Tinged with blood for two hundred and ninety years:Not at all free through German support, Aries fears for his pole Bastarnien.Century I Quatrain 76

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - Hitlers Germany - Fulfilled Prophecy?The time period is specific.Britain & Germany are named.The prophecy was spotted by Magda Goebbals (wife of Hilters Minister of Propaganda) - It was used for propaganda.If the beginning is the execution of King Charles I in 1649 then this gives 1939.

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - Hitlers Germany - Fulfilled Prophecy?But who says when the 290 years should begin?Why isnt Charles I mentioned?And what about Poland, France, Russia, America, Japan etc?

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - Hitlers Germany - Fulfilled Prophecy?This man will be called by a barbaric nameWhich the three sisters will have received,He will speak to a great people in words and actions,He will have fame and renown beyond any other man.Is this speaking of Adolf Hitler?

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - Hitlers Germany - Fulfilled Prophecy?Accepted Interpretations of this Quatrain Adolf HitlerNapoleon Bonapart Ghandi Elvis Presley

    It fits any of themWho says Adolf is a barbaric name?

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - Man will go into outer-space. - Fulfilled Prophecy? Samarobin one hundred leaguesfrom the hemisphere, They willlive without law, exempt from politics.

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - Man will go into outer-space. - Fulfilled Prophecy?Todays Prophets ?Space 1999ThunderbirdsDeep SpaceNine

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - Man will go into outer-space. - Fulfilled Prophecy?Jules Verne ?H.G. Wells ?

  • The Bible and NostradamusLife of Nostradamus, his background, educationCenturies & QuatrainsHow Nostradamus made the his predictionsSpecific Fulfilled PropheciesDeath of King Henry IIHitlers GermanyMan going into outer spaceFailed PropheciesConclusions

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - Failed PredictionsNothing happened in 1700Century X, Quatrain 72 predicted World War III commencing July 1999 the coming of the King of TerrorNothing happened in July 1999

    Century I Quatrain 49

    The peoples of the East, bylunar influence, In the year1700 will cause many to becarried away, And will almost subdue the northern corner.

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - ConclusionsHe drew on personal experienceHe drew on personal knowledgeHe used logical probabilityHe used huge vagaries that could mean anything at all.

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - ConclusionsHis prophecies were not fixed in timeHe did nothing that an educated person could not do in any ageHe used a language that is designed to hide truth, it is vague, and difficult to translate.HE GOT PROPHECIES WRONG !

  • The Bible and Nostradamus -Additional InformationNostradamus often contradicts himself.Borrows from the Bible. E.g. Anti-Christ. The Babylonian Harlot Does not claim to be inspired.

    Nostradamus predicts things that physically cannot happen although believed possible in his time e.g. 40 years of constant rain.

  • The Bible and Nostradamus - The point of all thisThe prophets of the Bible were the lowest of men.The prophecies of the Bible are a