Revelations on the Great American Solar
It's the first total solar eclipse that is in totality for the United
States since 1776, that's to our roots. This is something that has not
happened since the year we became the United States of America.
The Heavens declare the Glory of God, so these things are not
coincidental. This is a heavenly convergence that is upon us that's
going to shift and change things. Are we going to shift and change
things with it...
In some areas
of the country, the darkness will last more than two minutes and 30
Such wonders of nature largely were feared in older civilizations, and
even while the mechanics of orbits crossing can be observed and
predicted, they still make many people think of God today.
What do YOU think? Are eclipses signs from God? Sound off in today’s WND
Pastor Mark Biltz, the man who discovered the “Blood Moons” phenomenon
and a Christian who urges careful attention to heavenly signs, suggests
there may be something more to the eclipse.
Such as a direct warning to the United States.
“From a biblical point of view, a solar eclipse is meant as a sign from
God,” Biltz told WND. “In Genesis 1:14, God declared this to be so. It
is a sign that is beyond man’s control, something he can’t manipulate.
Solar eclipses become biblically and prophetically significant and
relevant when man understands their timing according to the biblical
calendar and where they happen. Then we look for the patterns.
“As the sun is larger than the moon, the sun represents the nations of
the world and the moon represents the nation of Israel, as their
calendar months are based on the cycle of the moon while the nations of
the world follow the sun for their calendar. When there is a total solar
eclipse, it is a warning to a specific nation or nations depending on
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Biltz, author of the new book “God’s Day Timer,” suggests God often uses
celestial signs to send direct messages to the nations.
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Biltz said: “Just look at the biblical pattern. Many know the story of
Jonah and Nineveh from the Bible, but not the historical background
events as to what had already transpired, and why they repented. In 765
B.C., a plague broke out in Nineveh where even the king was not able to
go out to war, as was custom. This was followed by a civil war and then
“An archaeological find of cuneiform tablets was found in the 19th
century describing events in Nineveh. A famous eclipse mentioned in the
tablets was known as the Bur-Sagale eclipse, which is verified by NASA
as occurring on June 15, 763 BC. The path of totality was right over
Nineveh. God had declared the sun and the moon were for signs, and now
the Ninevites saw the wrath of God coming even before Jonah arrived a
couple months later. When Jonah arrived, they were ripe for repentance.”
Blogger Emmett O’Regan of Unveilingtheapocalypse praised Biltz for
highlighting details about the historic links between events of the
heavens and happenings on earth.
“I think he has made an important contribution to my discoveries, in
that he highlights the importance of the timing of the eclipse on 21st
August 2017 in relation to the 1st Elul, which marks a 40-day countdown
to Yom Kippur,” O’Regan wrote WND.
He explained he has been writing on the topic since 2013 and wrote in
2016 about the connections.
“The path of totality of the Bur-Sagle Eclipse, which is one of the most
famous solar eclipses in ancient history, occurred just north of Nineveh
on 14th June, 763 BC during the reign of King Ashur-Dan III of Assyria,
and was recorded for posterity in the Assyrian Eponym Canon – a series
of cuneiform tablets discovered in the 19th century,” he wrote then. “We
know that the Prophet Jonah was a contemporary of King Ashur-Dan III
because of a brief mention of him in the Second Book of Kings, which
places his prophetic ministry during the reign of King Jeroboam II of
He explained then, “Given the fact that this solar eclipse was one of
the most noteworthy events to [have] occurred during the reign of Ashur-Dan
III, it has prompted many theologians to suggest that the occurrence of
the Bur-Sagle eclipse was the primary reason why the Ninevites were so
keen to repent upon hearing Jonah’s message of doom – a curious reaction
which is left unexplained in the book of Jonah itself.”
He continued, “the Assyrian chronicles inform us that a plague had
broken out in the city of Nineveh just a few years before the eclipse
765 BC, which was soon followed by an internal revolt which began during
the very same year that the eclipse occurred – a series of events which
would undoubtl3edly have been attributed to the wrath of the gods.”
The circumstances left the Ninevites, he explained, “only too eager to
Biltz argued signs of this kind also occurred during the modern era just
before cataclysmic events.
“Now fast-forward to another solar eclipse on August 21, but this time
in 1914,” he said. “This is the first day of the month of Elul, which
begins the month of repentance in ‘God’s Day Timer.’ The first of Elul
is when Jonah began prophesying for 40 days. Just before the eclipse, we
see on June 28th, 1914, through the month of August, the events of World
War 1 begin! The path of totality of the eclipse was over Eastern Europe
and the Ottoman Empire or Middle East, including Nineveh again. This was
foretelling the destruction of the Ottoman Empire in World War I.”
Biltz suggests such cataclysms may be in store for the United States,
especially given the timing of the event.
“Now, this Aug 21, 2017, we have a total solar eclipse going over the
United States,” he noted. “This is again at the beginning the month of
repentance on the first of Elul! Could God be giving us a warning that
we need to repent or judgment will be coming to the United States? The
timing couldn’t be clearer!
“We also find seven years later there will be another total solar
eclipse running from south to the northeast across the United States on
April 8, 2024, with St. Louis in the crosshairs between the two
eclipses. April 8 is significant because it is the anniversary of the
dedication of Moses tabernacle, when God reasserted Himself into the
affairs of men with His glory coming to earth. It just so happens it was
also the day Aaron’s two sons, Nadab and Abihu died.”
Biltz says such celestial signs should always be viewed as part of a
larger pattern. He has identified another astronomical pattern that will
emerge just after the solar eclipse this year.
“Another very significant sign in the heavens is happening right after
this year’s total solar eclipse on the first of Elul, beginning the
month of repentance,” he noted. “A month later, we find during the Days
of Awe from Rosh Hashanah on Tishri 1 and Yom Kippur on Tishri 10, there
will be a confirmation of celestial events as described in the Book of
Revelation. Revelation 12: 1-2 reads: ‘A great sign was seen in heaven:
a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and on her
head a crown of twelve stars. She was with child. She cried out in pain,
laboring to give birth.’
“The woman clothed with the sun is the constellation Virgo and
represents the nation of Israel. The 12 stars represent the 12 tribes of
Israel. Interestingly, the constellation Leo, the Lion, which is above
Virgo, is made up of nine stars. The Lion represents specifically the
tribe of Judah. It just so happens this year during the Days of Awe,
three planets will join the constellation Leo making up 12 stars. Virgo
will be clothed with the sun, and the moon will be under her feet,
fulfilling this sign to precise detail!”
Biltz believes these are signs God is reinserting Himself into human
history as prophecy becomes fulfilled as never before. Therefore, Biltz
says, it is especially important for Christians to “learn from history”
and lead a movement for repentance.
“I recommend believers unite in fasting and praying for our nation,” he
said. “This eclipse is just before the month of Elul, which is known as
the month of repentance before the Fall Feasts. We find this begins at
the same time Jesus, Yeshua, went into the wilderness for 40 days after
being immersed by John, coming out just before Yom Kippur.
“This begins the same time Moses went back up the mount to make
atonement for the sin of the golden calf, coming down on Yom Kippur.
“This is the same time frame Jonah went to Nineveh telling them to
repent before judgment would fall on Yom Kippur! So according to ‘God’s
Day Timer,’ the United States has 40 days to repent by Yom Kippur, as
judgment will be meted out over the following year either for bad or