Alien Beings existed before Earth became part of the Universe. Alien simply means: Foreign, non-native, external, distant, remote. Who were they?
In Genesis chapter 1 we’ve flashed back some 4.5 billion years to the beginning of Earth. We’ve established that following a beautiful beginning there was tohu va bohu. No physical beings, obviously including humans, of any type had made their apparition yet. But according to the Biblical account there were already certain alien beings in existence.
(Origin of the Universe, chapter 7.4)
We’re investigating the cause of this chaos in Genesis 1.1 and who was present at the time. Were there non-earthly, alien beings, already in existence when Earth was founded? God’s challenging question to Job gives us a clue:
4 Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if you have understanding.
5 Who hash laid the measures thereof, if you know? or who has stretched the line upon it?
6 Whereupon are the foundations thereof fastened? or who laid the corner stone thereof;
7 When the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy?
From the chronology of this passage we see that the morning stars and the sons of God were present at and therefore clearly preceded the foundation of earth, the creation of the visible universe including our planet. The existence and purpose of alien or spirit-world figures here referred to as ‘morning stars’ and ‘sons of God’ are part and parcel of the biblical report. Remove this theme about aliens from the account and the Bible story crumbles. This is not the juncture to go into an in-depth deliberation of their function but, at this point, we do need to see the role played by a certain very high-profile alien being.
Galacti, before you reflect, ‘it’s because of this sort of crap about aliens that the Bible isn’t believable’, let me say that millions of people worldwide have followed Casper the friendly Ghost for the last 80 years, and today are glued to TV series like Angel, Dark Angel, Fallen Angels, Fallen, Touched by an Angel, Supernatural… Sure viewers may know it’s fiction, although some believe it, but where does it all come from? We’re seeing more and more ‘supernatural’ series with ‘heroes’ wielding gruesome and gorgeous alien powers. Fiction yes, fantasy maybe.
Now, read the original script, and find out what’s behind this phenomenon.
Clear Bible Reference to an Alien
We’re going for a roller coaster ride now, so attach your seatbelts. We’re going to lunge into a couple of fictional scenarios that as outlandish as they might appear have actually been fairly well understood by Bible commentators and readers down through time. We need to spend a moment expounding this because it is a crucial piece of the puzzle. Understanding this scene brings many, many, many other images into focus.
There are various aspects-curve balls–to this scene, so we’ll take them one at a time… but they’re all part of one whole piece. You’ll need to read these passages a few times to grasp the word meanings. The English is explicit enough for us to not even need Strong’s and coupled with the puzzle pieces we’ve already turned over, you’ll see how this one fits in.There are clear Bible references to Alien Beings. They are spirit-world figures referred to as ‘morning stars’ and ‘sons of God’ who wield great powers. Remove this theme and the Bible story crumbles. Click To Tweet
In the first ‘fictional scenario’ in Ezekiel 28 we come across an unusual character interjected into a dual context (see literal and figurative meaning of Biblical Hebrew): The anointed cherub that covers.
12 Son of man, take up a lamentation upon the king of Tyrus, and say to him, Thus says the Lord God; You seal up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.
13 You have been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was your covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of your tabrets and of your pipes was prepared in you in the day that thou were created.
14 You are the anointed cherub that covers; and I have set you so: you were upon the holy mountain of God; you have walked up and down in the midst of the stones of fire.
15 You were perfect in your ways from the day that you were created, till iniquity was found in you.
16 By the multitude of your merchandise they have filled the midst of you with violence, and you have sinned: therefore I will cast you as profane out of the mountain of God: and I will destroy you, O covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.
17 Your heart was lifted up because of your beauty, you have corrupted your wisdom by reason of your brightness: I will cast you to the ground, I will lay you before kings, that they may behold you.
18 Thou have defiled your sanctuaries by the multitude of your iniquities, by the iniquity of your traffick; therefore will I bring forth a fire from the midst of you, it shall devour you, and I will bring you to ashes upon the earth in the sight of all them that behold you.
God sends Ezekiel (here called son of man), His prophet, to the king of Tyre, a former resplendent Phoenician city that represented the summum of power and prestige of its day, today the fourth largest city in Lebanon bears this name) to prophecy as to his future. About 100,000 people live on this rocky preeminence and a key industry is fishing.
But, during the height of its power it governed the area of Lebanon including its rival sister city, Sidon. Purple, the much sort after dye, the color of royalty, was manufactured here from the murex shellfish and Phoenician sailed the Mediterranean founding colonies along its coasts. This gave Tyre and its king a reputation for trade, opulence and power personalized by the ‘king of Tyre’ in this Biblical account.
The first curve ball, or in moviemaking terms the ‘fade in’, is in Ezekiel 28.13-14 where it says you are in Eden the Garden of God and are the Anointed Cherub that covers… clearly this cannot refer to a physical king–no matter how great he might be. Hence the concept of duality, reference to two scenarios. So the question is, other than the king, who is the second alien individual in this passage? We don’t have to guess, we’ll see what characterizes this second being and draw a logical conclusion.The first curve ball, in Ezekiel 28.13-14 where it says: you are in Eden the Garden of God and are the Anointed Cherub that covers… clearly this cannot refer to the physical king--hence the concept of ‘duality’ Click To Tweet
This blog post is an excerpt from chapter 7.4 of the book Origin of the Universe
Read through Ezekiel 28. On a sheet of paper make two columns entitled human king, alien king. As you read write down the literal and figurative characteristics in their respective columns.
When you’ve finished your analysis, read the characteristics in the figurative column. How would you describe this alien being?
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