What to Do about a Falling Star Problem; Revelation 22:16 (English: King James Version)

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What to Do about a Falling Star Problem

By Jonathan Rose

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Spirit and Life Bible Study broadcast from 5/16/2012. The complete series is available at: www.spiritandlifebiblestudy.com

This video is a part of the Spirit and Life Bible Study series, whose purpose is to look at the Bible, the whole Bible, and nothing but the Bible through a Swedenborgian lens.

Title: What to Do about a Falling Star Problem

Topic: Second Coming

Summary: We look at stars from Genesis 1 to Revelation 22, and see how unstarlike they sometimes are. Stars in Scripture are subject to (1) darkening, and (2) falling, even to the earth. What does this mean?

Use the reference links below to follow along in the Bible as you watch.

References:
Genesis 1:14; 15:5; 37:9
Numbers 24:17
Deuteronomy 1:10; 10:22; 28:62
Job 9:7
Ecclesiastes 12:2
Isaiah 13:10
Joel 2:10; 3:15
Genesis 37:9-10
Daniel 8:10
Job 9:2-9; 15:15; 25:4-6; 38:1-7
Psalms 148:1-3
Ecclesiastes 12:1-2
Isaiah 13:9-10
Ezekiel 32:7-8
Daniel 8:3; 12:3
Joel 2:10, 31; 3:15
Matthew 2:2, 9-10; 24:29
Mark 13:25
Luke 21:25
1 Corinthians 15:41
Revelation 8:12
Matthew 24:29
Mark 13:25
Revelation 6:13; 8:10; 9:1; 12:4; 1:16, 20; 2:1; 3:1; 6:13; 8:10; 9:1; 12:1, 4; 22:16

The Bible

Revelation 22:16

English: King James Version

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← Revelation 22:15    Full Chapter    Revelation 22:17 →

16 I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning star.

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Main explanation(s) from Swedenborg's works:

Apocalypse Revealed 953, 954

Commentary on this text:

Stories:

Other references by Swedenborg to this verse:

Apocalypse Revealed 151, 420, 523, 932, 957, 960

A Brief Exposition of New Church Doctrine 71, 98, 101

Conjugial Love 81

True Christian Religion 625, 764, 783, 790

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