[geocentrism] Re: What rules the night?

Gary,
I remembered reading G. Bouw's take on this.  Although his earth spins 
he reasons on pages 106-107 of A Geocentricity Primer that
"In a heliocentric system the night, along with the earth, orbits the 
sun.  This violates the Bible's principle of the separation of the 
powers of darkness and light.  In the geocentric system the night orbits 
the earth with a period of one day and the separation of powers is 
maintained."  This sounds geostatic to me.

The moon rules the night completely on the night of the full moon.  Gen 
1:16 (KJV)  And God made the two great lights; the greater light to rule 
the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also. 
I have been using e-Sword for my Bible references.  I had not been 
checking the version.  Here is the same verse from the "Literal 
Translation of the Holy Bible" Gen 1:16  And God made the two great 
luminaries: the great luminary to rule the day, and the small luminary 
and the stars to rule the night.  Here the ruleship of the night 
includes both the moon and the stars.

Carl


Gary Shelton wrote:

>Carl, Amnon,
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>Genesis 1:16-18 talks about God making the two great lights. One was to rule
>over the day, the other over the night.  I've often wondered, ala
>Velikovsky, if once upon a time we actually had a moon that circled the
>earth in the exact same time as the sun, thus maintaining this perfect
>relationship of the verse.  For where, I have always wondered, are moon
>"phases" mentioned in the Bible?  Wasn't the moon originally supposed to be
>there every night to rule over us?
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>Gary
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>From: "Amnon" <yerushabel3@xxxxxxxxx>
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>Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2005 4:41 PM
>Subject: [geocentrism] Ancient calendars
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>>At the time of the bloody schism of the Julian-Gregorian calendrical
>>reform, when it was suggested to Pope Gregory (1582) that it might be
>>easier to adopt the proven Jewish calendar, he exclaimed: " 'tis better
>>to be wrong with the calendar than right with the Jews!".
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>>Only the intercalary Jewish calendar has managed to reconcile so well
>>for so long the three distinct geocentric motions of the solar (the
>>year), lunar (the month) and diurnal (day) periods.
>>H<>ow unlike the calendars of the nations. The Christian world has its
>>years correctly calculated, but not the months. The 365 days of the year
>>are arbitrarily divided into twelve months, which themselves have no
>>relation to the orbit of the moon.
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>>The Moslems have correct months, but incorrect years. They simply make
>>the twelve lunar months into a year of 354 days, which is eleven short!
>>The result is that their festivals are not bound to the seasons of the
>>year, and keep shifting, now to the spring, now to the winter, and then
>>to the summer: not exactly conducive to calmness of spirit.  Some hold
>>this as being partly responsible for the volatility of the Muslim
>>character!
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>>Carl Felland <cfelland@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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>>    My family and I began to observe a solar/lunar "Creation calendar"
>>    (Gen.
>>    1: 14) about a year ago in which the 6 working days, weekly Sabbaths,
>>    and New Moon Days are mutually exclusive (Eze. 46: 1, 3
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