Will the Apophis Asteroid be the Wormwood Asteroid of Revelation?
In 2006's Sky & Telescope, there was an announcement of the collision of an asteroid with the Earth in 2036. However, the most likely date (in my opinion) is really Friday, April 13, 2029. ...as it makes its trajectory through Cancer...the 320-meter (1,050-foot) asteroid called Apophis may be the very excuse of the mid-tribulation's nuclear war.
The impact of such a small asteroid is believed to have the comparable blast effect as a single nuke with a force of thousands of megatons, and destroy the ozone layer. Further, its dust thrown up will be 7 times greater than the climatic changes due to Krakatoa's explosion in the 1880s.
If that is the 2029 date is the case, then the Tribulation will begin in September of 2025, and the Rapture of the Church sometime prior to this at an unknown date. The "after two days" or 2,000 years "he will raise us up" then becomes literal..as neither the Jewish or Gregorian Calendar are so accurate in their meticulousness in recording every single year accurately from the Fall of the Roman Empire to the High Middle Ages.
Astronomers and global politicians of the potential impact zone are beginning to worry about an appropriate and nuclear response If this asteroid revolves in a 7 year cycle, instead of an impact in 2029 and 2036, we can also worry about a strike on 2022 or 2015 as well, and project a Tribulation Period beginning in 2018 or 2011.
Regardless, once the rapture hits, and we saints are taken out of this world, taken by the hand as those delivered from Sodom & Gomorrah, that asteroid (or one like it) will strike 1290 -1291 days after the Tribulation begins. That is, the Trib must begin in a fall month, and the Great Trib and Day of the L-RD at or about the Passover / Firstfruits holiday.
In other words...the asteroid is just another sign that the Rapture is almost certainly to occur in the next 20 years, and we are at the edge of eternity. We can either be delivered and sheltered in Yeshua, or deny Him and go over the brink to the vast abyss hundreds of miles below.
Of Deuteronomy 28:20, we read a loose paraphrasing of the Hebrew in that verse, which helps open a Last Day's insight:
"HASHEM will send upon you a bright-luminary/light which will cause you to curse vehemently; a strong luminary bringing about a discomfort of noise - confusion - of panic, and a strong scolding meant to bring about an understanding of wrong and the act of disapproval in all that you set your hand for to work-toil-and-accomplish...because of the wickedness of thy doings, whereby you have forsaken Me."
In Revelation 16:8-11's expanded and reiterating loose paraphrase, we read:
"And the 4th Angel poured out his pan upon the Sun, and power was given unto him to scorch men with fire.
And men were scorched with great heat, and blasphemed the NAME of G-D [i.e. Yeshua / Jesus],
which has power upon/which can overcome these plagues: and they repented not to give Him glory.
And the 5th Angel poured out his pan upon the Throne of the Beast; and his kingdom was full of chaotic disorder of shadiness/darkness/blindness; and they gnawed their tongues for pain.
And blasphemed the G-D of Heaven because of their pains of exertion and labor, which almost consumes their whole strength of exertion, and (because of) their multitudes of ulcers/sores so abundant that these ulcerous sores are as if drawn together, and repented not of their deeds."
In Revelation 16 and in Deuteronomy 28:22, we see that these ulcerous sores are more than just sunburns...
"HASHEM with smite you with a peeling consumption, and with fever, and with inflammation, and with an extreme burning, and with the sword, and with scorching blight and with mildew."
The scorching blight is the radioactive dust that speads upon impact and kills life over about one-third of the planet Earth. The mildew is a secondary effect of the dust, in which it rages out of control like some fierce alien thing. We've seen this type of mildew or "mold" in the late 1970s destroy the housing developments at outskirts of Niagara Falls New York, in which bio-chemical weapon agents (assumed neutralized by the Army contractors) were combined with other Hazmat Waste materials, and dumped "cost effectively" in a field. Later, when a housing development was built on top of the dump-site, the mildew raged out of control into new housing developments. Kiddie stuff of that mildew in the Tribulation Week that is yet to come.
The sword represents as a result of weaponry...the characteristics of the peeling consumption matches the case histories of those who survived closest to the blast zones of Nagasaki and Hiroshima. That is, the horror of the above events is going to be due to a nuclear launch that is made against Apophis, or an asteroid like it -- so that it becomes as this next verse from Revelation 8:11:
"And the name of the star is called WORMWOOD [in Russian: "Chernobyl"]: and the third part of the waters became Wormwood; and many men died of the waters, because they were made bitter [read "radioactive"]."
Hence, if men drink, the radioactivity burns their tongues and insides out.
But the real reason of this asteroid coming to Earth in the first place? Because we in America are the New Babylon, spreading our tales of blood rather than the Good News of Yeshua...condoning all types of immorality and vice. But those seeking our destruction are no more moral than we...and where our annihilation is swift, theirs will be excruciatingly painful and unenviable. Trust in Yeshua now, and you can avoid all of this (Zephaniah 2:3, Isaiah 55:6).
The Revelation 8:10-11 reference to the star can be a satellite with a nuclear reactor that went into meltdown, or an ICBM that didn't explode and went into meltdown istead (perhaps).
On July 9, 1962 The U.S. exploded a 1.4 megaton nuke over Johnson Island...the effective range was 9,000 miles (i.e., Argentina) of EMP interference for up to one year. The explosion was not a perfect circular pulse, but probably an oblong after the pattern of the photograph above...to which Hawaii was on the narrow of the oblong, some 750 miles away.
The depletion of ozone in the atmosphere is not only related to volcanic activity, but it is also the reason why testing of nuclear devices was moved underground. The blame was made on aerosols, but they simply were a red herring. The depletion of ozone by upper atmosphere nuclear detonation (via the nuclear war in the Mid-Trib, launched by a Russian led Nato, Iran, and others against us) allows a quick ultra-violet burning. But the specifics is that the star makes the fresh waters bitter...and in the Russian, the wormwood is labeled as Chernobyl. Therefore, that star is not dealing with an origin from the sun...it is a failed nuke that poisons 1/3 of the Earth.
It could even be an Iranian supernuke helped by Russia...which is why we need to flatten Iran now, and vigilantly protect America if we want Peace for at least one more generation and in our lifetime. Hosea says, After 2 days (2,000 years) will He revive us, in the 3rd day He will revive [resurrect] us up, and we shall live in His sight (Hosea 6:2). Hence, if literal, we have until as late as 2030 before prophecy is REQUIRED to kick in, and IT ALL (as far as the world is concerened) hits the fan.
If the composition of the Apophis is of such a frozen and gaseous nature, even after entry burnoff, the size of it will be about 10 times larger than the 1908 Tunguska 100 ft. diameter pre-nuclear experience in Siberia, perhaps exploding at 25,000 feet. That explosion back then produced a blast equivalence to 10 - 20 megatons.
Page 5 of the document and page 9 of this Dept. of Energy pdf. from some 45 years ago, lets the reader appreciate the grasp of how big an explosion just 1 megaton is.
Hiroshima was the equivalent of just 13 kilotons at 1,900 ft. in elevation from the target.
The asteroid would best fit a scenario which opens the Day of the L-RD with the legitimate call to launch a missile or series of deep-space long-range (modified space rockets) nuclear missiles...and instead opens World War 3 from Europe and the Middle East making the optimum "day of infamy" nuclear strike on the USA, fully obliterating us.
The Tribulation period is descriptive of the end of the world, as we know it. It is the end of the period of grace, and the beginning of Daniel 9:24-27’s 70th week of years. Each week of years is defined as 7 actual years upon the earth. When Jesus died upon the Cross, He stopped the Judgment clock, and we entered into a period of grace. That last week of years is determined to bring all sins, from the age of Adam to ours: to a finality, to cut it off and to kill it -- therefore judgment and wrath from G-D.
This wrath is upon all those who receive not the atonement of the Cross. Mankind is called to ask G-D that He would pass over their unrighteous acts and rebellion toward Him.
The 70th week of 7 years is collectively called “the Tribulation Period”, but it is actually divided into two halves (Daniel 9:27; 12:11,12). The first half is also referred to as the “Tribulation”, while the second half is the “Great Tribulation” and the “Day of the LORD”.
In the first 1290 days, there is still a call to believe and trust Jesus and his work of the Cross, that they might be taken up, and away from judgment in the coming Elijahn rapture. At Day 1291, the Bible appears to describe a nuclear war that strikes America and Russia, started by a launch against an asteroid that strikes the Mediterranean, and over the course of the next 1335 days, the world’s population is decreased to possibly only the hundreds of millions. Our current planet population is somewhere close to 7 billion.
When the Bible says a 200 million man army comes from the kings of the East to march on the Middle East...we should take those words and that number literally. The vision of locusts may also involve some of the genetic alterations that is going on in bio-chemical warfare research, in which human genes are mixed with animalsand insects to see what kind of mutations to horrible to contemplate, might be used in the name of "national security". It will probably be either a Mid-East or Russian lab that breeds and releases these evil locust mutations, as listed in Revelation.
L-RD, snatch us away before such a horrible day. Amen.
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