Saturday, March 26, 2011

Is Wormwood Nibiru?

Revelation 8:10-11:
"Then the third angel sounded: And a great star fell from heaven, burning like a torch, and it fell on a third of the rivers and on the springs of water. The name of the star is Wormwood. A third of the waters became wormwood, and many men died from the water, because it was made bitter."
If one begins to consider the possibility of the brown dwarf/Planet X/Nemesis/Nibiru star, then one has acknowledged four key points:

A) The existence of brown dwarfs.
B) Long orbit celestial objects.
C) The possibility of ours being a binary star system.
D) Events and actions on the ground suggesting its existence: chemtrails, D.U.M.B.s, the DFC, seed vault, etc.

So it makes sense to at least entertain the notion of a Nibiru. The question then arises if this Nibiru is the Wormwood written about in Revelation 8? This question arises because people keep calling it "wormwood." Many of the Planet X/Nibiru researchers, most of whom put out some otherwise good intel, keep throwing out the line, "The Bible calls it wormwood." Even some Christian researchers are invoking the term without ever providing any reasoning why. It seems that anything in space coming towards earth is going to be tagged "wormwood" by at least a few people.

Well, it isn't; it can't be.

Ergo, here are the three key points why Nibiru isn't the "wormwood" of Revelation 8:

A) The accounts in Revelation 8 are past events. Why is it that the Historicist view of Revelation gets almost no press at all? This is an important question.

B) The "star" in Revelation 8 is not a literal star. The books of the Bible need to be analyzed within the context of type and language: church teaching, historical accounts, poetry, song, and prophecy. A distinction between literal and figurative language needs to be made--especially where Revelation is concerned.

In some parts of the Bible, a star is a star; however, where figurative language is employed, stars are either angels or people:

"The mystery of the seven stars which you saw in My right hand, and the seven golden lampstands: The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and the seven lampstands which you saw are the seven churches." (Rev 1:20)
"And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever." (Dan 12:3)
Or false teachers:
"Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness for ever."(Jude 1:13)

C) Wormwood is a person. This "star" is wormwood because they poisoned the water--not literal water either: these are the living waters:
"But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life." (John 4:14)
Therefore, Wormwood would have been a very influential authority and/or religious figure who corrupted the truth. The identity of Wormwood is not the subject here, only that Wormwood is not Nibiru/Planet X/ Nemesis or whatever else.


Fogmoth said...

Nice work. Can there be only one Wormwood? Can this arcane text be fulfilled in more than one way?

Google Wormwood+Chernobyl and you will be surprised. The word 'Chernobyl' literally means 'Wormwood', for starters....

best wishes

Riff Raft Jones said...

The passage cited led me to think of radiation poisoning that every living thing on this planet is now facing It falls from the sky. It poisonss the water and people are dying from it. Infant mortality rates are climbing due to the japan nuclear accident. This is a real life situation that is far more plausible and credible as a warning sign that the end approaches than is a mystery planet.