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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Tetrad: Blood moons rising

Passover Seder Table    (Photo by datafox)
Not only will a blood moon soon be rising, but the number of blood moons has been on the rise since April 15, 2015. explains that the term “blood moon” refers to the “dusty, coppery red color” that occurs during a full lunar eclipse.

There will be such an eclipse on September 27, 2015.  Three more have occurred over the past year, resulting in "what is known as a tetrad.”

This very rare astronomical series has given rise to a number of theological predictions.  Two Christian pastors, Mark Blitz and John Hagee, say that “the tetrad of lunar eclipses is a sign of the end times according to Joel 2:31 (The sun will be turned to darkness and the moon to blood before the great and dreadful day of the Lord comes).”

What lends even more momentum to their theory is that this series of blood moons “coincides with the Jewish holiday of Passover" (as well as with the Feast of Tabernacles).  Passover is a time of year that is traditionally associated with lamb's blood, death and salvation.


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