“13 I set My bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a sign of a covenant between Me and the earth.
14 “It shall come about, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow will be seen in the cloud,
15 and I will remember My covenant, which is between Me and you and every living creature of all flesh; and never again shall the water become a flood to destroy all flesh.”
“16:8 Then the fourth angel poured out his bowl on the sun, and it was permitted to scorch people with fire.
16:9 Thus people were scorched by the terrible heat, yet they blasphemed the name of God, who has ruling authority over these plagues, and they would not repent and give him glory.”
I was raised in a Protestant religion and I do believe in God, the creator of everything.
I do not wish to offend anyone, however the bible was not meant to be an exact historical
document. I believe that there was a great flood but I do not wish to argue about when it
occurred. There is a great flood story that appears in many ancient cultures.
The catalyst for my writing this article was a PBS NOVA TV show on last night that I had
seen before. However this time, I have emersed myself in facts regarding 2012 and the
coming years. An event that occurred about 12,900 years ago was featured. A band of
darkened soil was revealed that may be the result of an object, perhaps a comet, strking
the earth then. My memory was immediately jogged to some articles I had recently read.
Consider the following:
12,900 is half of 25,800, the cycle time of the earth pivoting on the plane of the
Milky Way Galaxy.
The alignment of the Holy Cross happens every 12,901 years.
12,900 years ago is close in time to the great flood and the destruction of Atlantis.
From the NOVA program last night.
“The most recent hypothesis, advanced by Kennett and 25 other scientists in a 2007 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences paper, concerns the proposed cosmic impact. Right about the time the Younger Dryas began and at least 15 of those 35 extinct mammals and arguably the Clovis culture itself appear to vanish abruptly from the fossil record—that is, right about 12,900 years ago—Kennett et al see markers of a major catastrophe. The markers lie in a thin layer at the base of a “black mat” of soil that archeologists have identified at over 50 Clovis sites across North America.”
From The National Academy of Sciences
“Evidence for an extraterrestrial impact 12,900 years ago that contributed to the megafaunal extinctions and the Younger Dryas cooling”
“Nature of the Event.
The evidence points to an ET event with continent-wide effects, especially biomass burning, but the size, density, and composition of the impactor are poorly understood. Even so, current data suggest that this impactor was very different from well studied iron, stony, or chondritic impactors (e.g., at the K/T boundary). The evidence is more consistent with an impactor that was carbon-rich, nickel–iron-poor, and therefore, most likely a comet. Although the current geologic and geochemical evidence is insufficient to fully understand impact dynamics, we can offer speculation for future work.
“Toon et al. (46) also noted that if airbursts explode with energy of 107 megatons at optimum height, they will cause blast damage over an area the size of North America that is equivalent to a ground impact of 109 megatons (figure 5 in ref. 46). Such airbursts effectively couple the impactor’s kinetic energy with the atmosphere or surface (47, 48), producing devastating blast waves well above hurricane force (70 m·s-1) (46). In 1908, at Tunguska, Siberia, a object <150 m in diameter, either a carbonaceous asteroid or a small, burned-out comet, produced a <15-megaton airburst with an intense fireball (107 °C) that scorched ˜200 km2 of trees and leveled ˜2,000 km2 of forest yet produced no crater or shock metamorphism (49). A debris shower from a heavily fragmented comet (11) would have produced an airburst barrage that was similar to, although exponentially larger than Tunguska, while causing continent-wide biomass burning and ice -sheet disruption, but again possibly, without typical cratering.”
The YD event would have created a devastating, high-temperature shock wave with extreme overpressure, followed by underpressure, resulting in intense winds traveling across North America at hundreds of kilometers per hour, accompanied by powerful, impact-generated vortices (50–52). In addition, whether single or multiple objects collided with Earth, a hot fireball would have immersed the region near the impacts and would have been accentuated if the impact angles were oblique (46, 53). For comparison, Svetsov (48) calculated that a Tunguska-sized airburst would immerse the ground with a radiation flux severe enough to ignite 200 km2 of forest within seconds. Thus, multiple, larger airbursts would have ignited many thousands of square kilometers. At greater distances, the reentry of high-speed, superheated ejecta would have induced extreme wildfires (53), which would have decimated forests and grasslands, destroying the food supplies of herbivores and producing charcoal, soot, toxic fumes, and ash. The number of ET airbursts or impacts necessary to induce the continent-wide environmental collapse at 12.9 ka is unknown.”
“Did killer comets bring the bling? – January 05, 2009
Nanodiamonds that have been discovered in ancient sediment provide new support for a divisive theory that a giant space rock wiped out humans and animals thousands of years ago.
The ‘Clovis’ culture, which thrived in North America on a diet of mammoth, bison and horse, disappeared suddenly 13,000 years ago. While several theories have been offered to explain this perplexing vanishing act, some two dozen scientists controversially proposed in May 2007 that these people and the beasts they hunted were killed by space rocks that exploded on or above North America, changing the climate. With the discovery of fresh evidence, reported in Science, the debate looks set to continue (press release).
“We’ve discovered nanodiamonds that are not normally produced through average processes on the surface of the Earth,” James Kennett, a geologist at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and an author on the Science paper, told the BBC. “They indicate there was an extra-terrestrial event on Earth 12,900 years ago.”"
Did a comet strike earth 12,900 years ago and wipe out some life forms
and create a massive fireball and hot wind? Did this event melt planet
ice and cause the great flood and destroy Atlantis?
12,900 years ago coincides with reports of the great flood and destruction
“Plato in his Laws, Book III, estimates that this flood occurred 10,000 years before his time. Also in Timaeus (22) and in Critias (111-112) he describes the “great deluge of all” happening 9,000 years before the time of Solon, during the 10th millennium BC. In addition, the texts report that “many great deluges have taken place during the nine thousand years” since Athens and Atlantis were preeminent.”
“The map on the right shows how the region would look about 12,000 years ago, or 10,000 BC, when the sea level would have been 125 meters lower than today. The Peloponnese was connected to the mainland and the Corinthian Gulf was not formed. Islands around Attica, such as Aegina, Salamis and Euboea, were part of the mainland. The Cyclades formed a big island known as Aegeis, while Bosporus and Hellespont was not formed yet.”
The biblical quotes above reveal that Noah was promised that the earth would never
again be destroyed by water. However, the Revelations quote that states “scorch
people with fire” resembles too eerily the outcome from the scientific forecasts
for 2012 from NASA scientists. Solar activity is expected to peak in 2012.