UFO Sighting in Waxahachie, Texas on 2017-03-03 22:14:00 – Blast of light

*****strange fireball*****
“the sky was dark enough to see the stars above”
friday march 3, 2017, roughly at 10:14 pm i was traveling-east on hwy 287 near midlothian/waxahachie ,tx. while driving my grandmother home, looking out the window. ‘my god!’ i said, ‘did you just see that!!’ suddenly saw what i think was a shooting star. there was a big blast of light dropped to earth from the sky quite fast, this seemed very close to earth. it lasted like 3 seconds, disappeared and then poof it was gone. “there was no streaks from sky above” i couldn’t tell how far it was from me (it was above a field southeast of my location). it looked so close and was burning so hot you could see the red and orange so bright; very colorful and truly amazing!! the flame was something like a fire ball or a comet with short tail. “orange, red, yellow and then a strange green/blue color right before burning out.” no residual trail after it had gone and silent.

https://www.Mapquest.Com/us/tx/midlothian-282037756

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UFO Sighting in Waxahachie, Texas on 2017-03-03 22:14:00 – Blast of light

*****strange fireball*****
“the sky was dark enough to see the stars above”
friday march 3, 2017, roughly at 10:14 pm i was traveling-east on hwy 287 near midlothian/waxahachie ,tx. while driving my grandmother home, looking out the window. ‘my god!’ i said, ‘did you just see that!!’ suddenly saw what i think was a shooting star. there was a big blast of light dropped to earth from the sky quite fast, this seemed very close to earth. it lasted like 3 seconds, disappeared and then poof it was gone. “there was no streaks from sky above” i couldn’t tell how far it was from me (it was above a field southeast of my location). it looked so close and was burning so hot you could see the red and orange so bright; very colorful and truly amazing!! the flame was something like a fire ball or a comet with short tail. “orange, red, yellow and then a strange green/blue color right before burning out.” no residual trail after it had gone and silent.

https://www.Mapquest.Com/us/tx/midlothian-282037756

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UFO Sighting in Billerica, Massachusetts on 2017-03-03 01:15:00 – An orb of light that hovered then moved

I couldn’t sleep and a little after midnight i decided to re-download resident evil six in my steam account and i went to the room where our router is, which happens to have multiple windows.
now i had to wait for it so i went and sat down on the sofa and had a cup of tea and looking out the window at the sky, and through some trees i could see a solid orb of light that cycled through, blue, green, and red.
now i kept looking at it and thought it was weird but i was about to write it off as nothing however at that point it started moving in a southeast direction and eventually it moved far enough away. i tried to get a photo but my phone was out of battery because i have a hard time remembering to charge it.
i lost sight of it when it moved far enough that i couldn’t see it.
i’m kinda creeped out but also fascinated by all this.

UFO Sighting in Billerica, Massachusetts on 2017-03-03 01:15:00 – An orb of light that hovered then moved

I couldn’t sleep and a little after midnight i decided to re-download resident evil six in my steam account and i went to the room where our router is, which happens to have multiple windows.
now i had to wait for it so i went and sat down on the sofa and had a cup of tea and looking out the window at the sky, and through some trees i could see a solid orb of light that cycled through, blue, green, and red.
now i kept looking at it and thought it was weird but i was about to write it off as nothing however at that point it started moving in a southeast direction and eventually it moved far enough away. i tried to get a photo but my phone was out of battery because i have a hard time remembering to charge it.
i lost sight of it when it moved far enough that i couldn’t see it.
i’m kinda creeped out but also fascinated by all this.

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Book Review: The New Christian Zionism

Most Christians are interested (and many absorbed) by the topic of the future of Israel and how, in the wake of the New Testament emphasis on the Church as the people of God (Gentiles included), Israel still matters. The New Christian Zionism: Fresh Perspectives on Israel and the Land looks like an important book discussing that topic from various angles, judging from the review on the My Digital Seminary blog. Here are some excerpts of the review:

Like many in my age group, my upbringing was filled with New Year prophecy updates and Left Behind novels. Growing up in the Calvary Chapel family (and still happily in it!), this was my bread and butter. But also like many my age, I have found myself reconsidering some childhood assumptions. In light of the modern Christian shift against supporting a national state and prophetic future for Israel, The New Christian Zionism is an opportunity to reconsider a dominant but former consensus of the past, but with fresh argumentation for a fresh generation. . . .

Given the modern distaste and even disgust for Zionism, McDermott is quick to set out what it is not. It is not to be confused with dispensationalism and a specific detailed end-times forecast. Instead, it “looks to a long history of Christian Zionists who lived long before the rise of dispensationalism” (p11). Though I find this distinction a little overstated, given that at least two of the authors are progressive dispensationalists, the point is still received. The New Christian Zionism does not depend on a particular Israel-church distinction or end-times schedule. Moreover, it is not merely nationalism, due to the historical presence of Jews. Nor merely Christian, but shared with ancient rabbinic opinion. Nor is it about land theft, racism or establishing a theocracy.

 

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Online Database of Angels, Demons, and Ghosts in Rabbinic Texts

For real.

The site is called Elyonim veTachtonim. Here’s the description from the site:

Elyonim veTachtonim project web site. As of today the first version of the database is finally available on-line and:

  • covers the Babylonian Talmud [BT];
  • bases on the Soncino Babylonian Talmud (English) and Wikitext Talmud Bavli (Hebrew, Aramaic);
  • distinguishes between three classes of entities: angels [ang], demons [dem] and ghosts [gho];
  • (more or less) all the units involving dem of the BT are done; these with ang and gho are still in the stub form;
  • distinguishes between six genres: biblical anecdote [bib], rabbinic anecdote [rab], cultic protocol [cult], pragmatic advice [prag], proverb [prov] and statement [stat];
  • recognizes a number of entities and topics;
  • covers all the attitude types.

I don’t know if the database is searchable (I couldn’t find a way to do that), but it can be downloaded in Excel format.

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