Friday, January 3, 2014

OF LIGHTBULBS, MISSING BIBLES, and COMET ISON

It is not illegal to own incandescent lightbulbs, but as of January 1st, it is now illegal to manufacture them. While doing my Internet rounds on Monday, I came across this graphic. . .



then this one noting the cost difference. . . .



So . . . I decided to write a post about this, but then discovered that Steve Coerper had already done so as a post to the 5Doves Forum. I am posting his thoughts in their entirety (with permission).

I don't know how well known the following is, but it's gonna hit home shortly here in the U.S. with possible worldwide repercussions.

Thomas Edison invented the first commercially practical incandescent light in 1879. This type of lighting revolutionized American life, as one might imagine. However, this type of lighting has been effectively legislated out of existence as of January 1, 2014. The replacement, a device known as a "compact fluorescent light" or CFL, contains mercury (which is toxic) and also emit dangerous levels of ultraviolet light. Searching the term "dangers of CFL lighting" will bring up plenty of information.

I see a spiritual side to this: God's Word is His light, and the entrance of His Word brings light (Psalm 119:105, 130). Because we have rejected His light, we are now getting toxic light in our homes. Because we made His Word "illegal" in our schools, courts, etc. it is now illegal to have safe and healthy incandescent lighting. (I was unable to find any health risks associated with incandescent lights; plenty with CFLs)

Not only is this, I believe, a frightening harbinger for the U.S. but I think there's a timeframe involved. Obviously, people aren't going to convert overnight from incandescent lights to CFLs. As the incandescent lights burn out, they will be replaced, and people will then discover that only CFLs are available.

The average amount of time an incandescent light bulb will last is 750 hours, which is just over 31 days of constant use. Assuming people leave lights generally off in the daytime, use them in the evening, and then turn lights out when they sleep, we're looking at about three months. If it's spiritually significant for the U.S. we will transition from healthy light to toxic light in just under 94 days. That takes us to .... early April.

I see dark days ahead, in more ways than one.

Best,

Steve

I then saw the article linked to at Drudge about the FDR Bible that went missing and was going to write about that, but then saw that Joseph Herrin had already done so.  His thoughts are quite interesting.

2014 - Somber signs in the New Year, Joseph Herrin

There seems to be a type of confirmation in the "FDR Bible event" as something similar happened a short time later -- another Bible went missing and the NY official had to be sworn in using an image of the Bible on an IPAD. Why? Because "a hard copy of the Bible could not be found."

NY official sworn in by placing hand on iPad

If you are interested in Comet ISON and the possibility that some of its debris may hit earth, you will want to watch the first two minutes of Suspicious Observers today.



Next in the series on DOUBLE PLAGUES is below this post. I address the role mass animal die-offs, including the recent deaths of thousands of cattle in South Dakota, have in judgment upon a nation as well as what it means to be turned over to Satan.

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NEWS LINKS:

A BIBLE PROMISE: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen.--Matthew 28:20

A FELLOW CHRISTIAN BLOGGER: As the Year Ends, Don't Raise a Toast, Raise Your Ebenezer, The Incredible Gift

GG note: It is difficult to write about family situations without appearing like one is indulging in self-pity, but Kim manages in this post to avoid doing just that. Instead, she pulls out a really neat truth from what might appear otherwise to be a mundane Bible verse. How like the Word of God to have an encouraging nugget of truth (and encouragement in this instance) tucked away waiting to be found.

ANIMAL DIE-OFF: Piglet virus is taking a toll on U.S. hog herd

ECONOMIC COLLAPSE: "The Biggest Redistribution Of Wealth From The Middle Class And Poor To The Rich Ever" Explained... ZeroHedge

ISRAEL: Kerry launches 2014 with all-out bid for Mideast peace, John McTernan

LGBT: Marriage died in 2013

NEWS IN TWO MINS: Blizzard warning for the northeast, measles outbreak, over 500 people being monitored in Thailand for symptoms of H7N9 after contact with an infected victim

OBAMA: Impeach Obama? Torah code by Barry S. Roffman

OBAMACARE: 11 State AGs say Obama breaks law with healthcare change

OBAMACARE: Stop the bailout - now, Charles Krauthammer

OBAMACARE: Dershowitz: 'Brilliant' case led to Obamacare contraception delay

OBAMACARE: Confusion reigns as frustrated patients walk out of hospitals without treatment

OBAMACARE: White House slams Daily Caller report on Obamacare enrollment

OBAMACARE: From Liberal Logic 101:



SCIENCE: Scientists prove it is possible to levitate and move objects in mid air using only sound

GG note: Interesting as mythology mentions that the Greek god Apollo moved giant stones in the building of Troy by using sound.

WINTER STORM HECULES: New York declares State of Emergency

WINTER STORM HERCULES: Powerful blizzard and frigid arctic blast torments Northeast