Four Blood Moons (2015)
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They made a lot of statements but no proof nor any documentations other then I said it so it must be true.
Not worth the money plus they charged more for this showing then others. We also had to listen to the local pastor who got up there and was trying to get us to join his Church- not cool.
As far as the panel discussion which follows the film, which I highly recommend listening to, the scientist wins the debate hands down. His understanding of both science and bible prophecy outshines Hagee's fundamentalism and irrational fears.
This blood moon hype is just that, more hype & sensationalism than substance. It's Astrology, pure and simple. If you're into that, then go see this film. While Hagee has a heart for the Jewish People, and he is sincere, he is however, sincerely wrong about matching this Tetrad with Joel 2:31.
That being said, here are some facts that might help any viewers or readers get a handle on the information being presented in the movie:
1. The claim is made that the Grand Inquisitor, Torquemada, was Jewish. That is not true. His ancestors may have been Jews that were forced to convert to Catholicism, but he was born Catholic and entered the priesthood of his own accord.
2. A total eclipse of the moon is always perceived from the earth as red tinted. So, all total solar eclipses are blood moons. Nothing special about the color...nothing special about blood moon tetrads.
3. For purposes regarding Judaism and Israel, the important information was that the occurrence of a tetrad is an indicator of something bad happening for Israel/Jews...not something positive and good. But, be that as it may, on to tetrads...
4. Speaking about tetrads...occasionally 4 total lunar eclipses will occur in a row. Since the year 2000 b.c.e. there have been 110 tetrads (up to the year 2000). Not all that common, but they do occur. For statistics purposes, the movie presents the data for only the 20th century, which is: 1909-1910; 1927-1928; 1949-1950; 1967- 1968; 1985-1986.
5. So, here you are...the only one of these 20th century tetrads that could be relevant is 1967/68, with 67 being the Six Day War, which was not, overall, negative for Israel. Using 49/50 is playing fast and loose with the data, as the state was created, and declared its independence in 1948. It's cheating, and bad science, to push the event into the next year. And that's it. THAT is the data on which a book, movie, and religious belief are based???
6. More tetrad fun: 110 tetrads between 2000 bce and 2000 ce...the entire span of what is traditionally considered Jewish history. Guess, just guess, how many tetrads there have been that have forewarned about any of these events: the Exodus, 13th century bce; David's conquest of Jerusalem in 1000bce; the Assyrian destruction of Israel in 722/721bce; the Babylonian destruction of Judah in 586bce; the return from exile in about 537bce, proclaimed by Cyrus of Persia; the Hanukkah rebellion against Greece (167bce); the BIRTH OF Jesus!!; the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem by Rome (70); the final war against Judah (the Bar Kochba Rebellion) in 132; ALL of the Crusades (from 1096 through 1272); ALL of the years of the Holocaust (1932-1945); and, just to add another, the Yom Kippur War of 1973. Go ahead, guess. NONE!!! No tetrads in all those events...not a single one.
So, if you're looking for data about this stuff, there you are. ONE...just ONE tetrad out of 110. That's, oh, 0.9%...you could randomly guess and score better.
Sorry to be so long, but people should understand that this movie and book are pure religious agenda, trying to convince a reader/watcher that the agenda (which is pretty much purely Christian) is true. All it takes is a little research, (which most people will not do), and one can tell that they're really a deceptive and shameful waste.
The entire episode is laced with fantasy, anecdotal reported incidents and in some cases, pure nonsense. Sure, I should have known that this would slanted but ugh! Why didn't they tell us it would completely topsy-turvy?
If you're a true believer, you'll like this movie. As a scientist who is pro-Israel, I hated it.
I know what the Bible says and you can't just pluck Bible verses out of context and use them to support a pet viewpoint. For example, many times when God speaks to Israel by means of the prophets he describes a lot of things that He will do for them if they will just turn back to him and stop worshipping false gods etc. To say that such a verse is a prophecy that was fulfilled in 1948 is really taking a trip off the reservation.
Also the star that appeared to the magi when Jesus was born was not a heavenly sign from God. These magi were astrologers, which was condemned by God in the law to Moses. God wouldn't give them signs. These magi were instructed by Herod to report back to him the location of Jesus because Herod wanted to kill Jesus and Satan was the one who wanted Herod to succeed. The star was from Satan, not God.
Don't let people who don't know the Bible tell you what the Bible says. Many Jews don't even accept much of the Bible as the word of God. The New Testament explains how Jesus death redeemed all mankind and after Peter went to the home of Cornelius, baptism by holy spirit came upon non-Jews and salvation was opened up to all believers. This meant that the Jews stopped being a uniquely "chosen" people of God. Sadly there are many seemingly knowledgeable so-called Bible scholars who promote personal beliefs and hand-pick select verses from the Bible to provide seeming support of these views.