Starry Dance: Signs in the Stars During the Life of Chirst Essay

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“The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands” (Psalm 19:1–4). The book Psalms was written by King David, and in this verse he was talking about how the heavens proclaim the glory of God ,but does it really? Yes, the sky really does proclaim the glory of God; there are actually three areas of Christ's life when the sky shows signs. The first was when God showed signs of Christ's conception. The second sign was when the star of Bethlehem appeared and how it showed Christ's birth. The final sign of Christ's life was at the crucifixion of Christ. Today we have new technology that allows us to do many incredible things. One of those things is the ability to calculate the stars, where they will go and where…show more content…
We saw His star when it rose and have come to worship Him.” The Magi must have seen something that symbolized king, Jews, and birth (or new). Well, during the first paragraph Jupiter, the king planet passing Regulas, the king star, inside the lion (sign for the Jewish tribe of Judea) during the Jewish new year Rosh ha-Shanah. This clearly symbolizes king, Jew, and birth (or new). Matthew chapter two also says that the star rises in the east just like most stars. The fourth qualification is that it appeares at an exact time, the fifth king Herod didn't know when it appeared so it couldn't be a supernova or comet or king Herod would have noticed it. The last three qualifications are that the star had to endure over a long period of time, it had to stay in front of the magi as they traveled , and it had to stop over Bethlehem what could meet all these requirements: the king planet Jupiter. The heavens show signs at the beginning of Christ's life, but what about the end of Christ's life are they there also. Yes, the heavens reveal signs during the crucifixion of Christ, but this time we can know exactly what time the signs match up with the Bible. During the crucifixion Christ there were not only signs in the heavens but also on earth “At that moment the curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom. The earth shook, the rocks split” (Matthew 27:51). Matthew talks about when they put Jesus on

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