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The Star of Bethlehem

Author Rick Larson shares amazing scientific realities of the true Star of Bethlehem. Read Transcript


FOR CENTURIES, SCIENTISTS,

HISTORIANS AND BIBLE SCHOLARS

HAVE STUDIED THE SC STARS.

MANY BELIEVE THERE ARE MESSAGES.

THE STAR OF BETHLEHEM, FORETOLD

THE BIRTH OF CHRIST.

SOME ARGUE IF IT WAS GENUINE OR

A LEGEND CREATED BY THE EARLY

CHURCH.

IN THE STAR OF BETHLEHEM, RICK

LARSON UNLOCKS THIS HEAVENLY

MYSTERY BY FOLLOWING CLUES FROM

THE BIBLE.

TERRY: RICK LARSON

JOINS US,

RICK, WELCOME TO

"THE 700 CLUB."

YOU ARE A LAW

PROFESSOR, NOT AN

ASTRONOMER.

HOW DID YOU GET INTO THIS

SEARCH?

ISN'T

THAT

CRAZY.

A LOT WILL SAY THEY HAVE BEEN

TRICKED.

MY NEIGHBORHOOD HAD A COMMUNITY

CELEBRATION.

HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH JESUS,

ANIMALS AND PRESENTS AND

BUNNIES.

WE DIDN'T DO IT.

EVERYBODY DID IT EXCEPT US.

WHEN THE TIME CAME AND KIDS

DRIVING THROUGH, OURS WAS DARK.

PEOPLE WOULD

SAY

DADDY,

LOOK,

THIS IS WHERE

THE

ATHEIST

LIVE.

THIS YEAR

IT WAS

SO

FRIGID,

MY

DAUGHTER

WAS

ABOUT WAIST

HIDE,

WE

RAN

INT

O

THE GARAGE

AND M

ADE

WISEMAN.

MARYANNE STARTED

THE

WHOLE

THING,

DAD, WE

HAVE

THE

WISEMAN,

DON'T WE NEED A

STAR?

IF I AM GOING TO MAKE A STAR,

WHAT

DID IT

DO?

HOW LONG DID IT

LAST?

WAS

IT

AN

ANGEL?

I STARTED

THE RESEARCH.

THAT IS WHAT

IS

CHANGING MY

LIFE.

TERRY: SOME PEOPLE SAY MAYBE

IT WAS A COMET OR SOME KIND OF

OTHER SIGN IN THE SKY OUT OF THE

ORDINARY, WHAT WAS IT?

WHEN I BEGAN THE RESEARCH, I

WAS SURPRISED AT HOW MANY THEER

THEORIES ARE

OUT THERE.

I REALIZED THE REASON FOR THAT

IS THEY DON'T TAKE THE BIBLE

SERIOUSLY.

IF YOU GO BACK THROUGH SCRIPTURE

AND COMB

THROUGH

MATTHEW, YOU

CARVE OUT NINE CHARACTERISTICS

OF THE STAR.

IF YOU GET EXPERTS TALKING ABOUT

THE NINE POINTS, WE CAN COME TO

CONCLUSIONS, THEY ARE EASY.

WHATEVER

THEY

SAW

IN THE SKY

SUGGESTED

KINGSHIP, BIRTH AND

JEWISH NATION.

SOME OF THE CLUES

ARE

A

LITTLE

MORE

OBSCURE, THEY

SAW THE STAR

WHEN THEY WERE IN THE EAST,

TRAVELED TO JERUSALEM.

DON'T KNOW WHERE THEY CAME FROM

OUR HOW THEY TRAVELED.

IF THEY WERE FROM PERSIA, WE ARE

TALKING A MONTH.

THEY ARRIVE IN JERUSALEM AND

STILL SEE THE STAR.

IT LASTED OVER TIME.

THAT IS ANOTHER

CLUE.

YOU COULD PUT ALL NINE TOGETHER,

YOU START ELIMINATING THINGS, IT

COULDN'T BE A SHOOTING STAR IF

IT LAST OVERTIME.

TERRY: EXACTLY.

WE LOOK AT ANCIENT RECORDS,

HERE IS THE THING THAT BLOWS ME

AWAY, MATTHEW IS NO SCIENTIST.

[LAUGHTER].

YET HE WROTE HIS GOSPEL AND GOT

NINE POINTS, RIGHT THERE IN THE

SKY PRECISELY CORRELATING WHERE

WHAT HE WROTE DOWN.

HE COULDN'T HAVE KNOWN.

THIS IS THE HOLY SPIRIT OF GOD.

WHEN

HE WROTE

HIS

STORY,

ACCOUNT

OF THE

STAR,

IT WOULD HOLD

U

P

TO

SCIENTIFIC SCRUTINY 2,000

YEARS

LATER.

THERE THINGS IN THE

SKY THAT

PRECISEL

Y

CORRELATE WITH WHAT

HE

DESCRIBED.

TERRY: DO YOU THINK

EVERYBODY NOTICED THIS HAPPENING

IN THE SKY?

IT SIGNIFIED TO THE SHED

SHEPHERDS.

DID EVERYBODY NOTICE IT?

I WOULD THINK PROBABLY NOT.

I KNOW THE ROMANS NOTICE IT.

THEY WOUND UP PUTTING IT

ON

A

COIN.

STAR OF BETHLEHEM

APPEARS

ON A

ROMAN

COIN.

I

THINK IT WAS SOMETHING

NOTICEABLE BUT UNDERSTANDABLE

ONLY WHEN EXPLAINED BY EXPERTS.

WHILE THE PEOPLE IN JERUSALEM

MAY HAVE SEEN SOMETHING OF

INTEREST, ALMOST CERTAINLY

DID.

WHEN THE

MAGI

ARRIVED,

THAT IS

WHEN

IT BLEW THEIR MINDS.

TERRY: WHAT ARE THE ODDS OF

THINGS THAT GO ON IN THE SKY?

SOLAR SYSTEM AND UNIVERSE

OPERATES LIKE A GREAT CLOCK.

TERRY: UNBELIEVABLE.

IF YOU TAKE A SERIES OF

EVENTS LIKE MATTHEW DESCRIBES,

ANY ONE MIGHT HAPPEN AGAIN.

SHORT INTERVALS OR LONGER OR

APERIODIC, YOU DON'T KNOW WHEN

THEY'LL APPEAR.

IF YOU STACK NINE THINGS UP, YOU

GET

REDUCING

PROBABLE.

BY THE TIME YOU HAVE NINE,

LIKELIHOOD IS BASICALLY NIL.

SURROUNDS THE BIRTH OF THE ONE

WHO CLAIM TO BE CHRIST.

IT WILL NEVER HAPPEN AGAIN.

TERRY: THERE ARE ALSO PEOPLE

THAT SAY IT HAPPENED 2 OR 3 B.C.

SCHOLARS SAY DEATH OF HEROD

OCCURRED 4 B.C. DO YOU HAVE

PROBLEMS WITH DISCREPT I

DISCREPANCIES.

I WOULD SAY HARRY DIED IN 4.

STAR HAD TO HAPPEN BEFORE THAT.

LATEST SCHOLARSHIP IS COUNTERED,

TENDS TO INDICATE HEROD DIES IN

1 B. C. I AM CONVINCED THEY ARE

CORRECT.

IF HEROD DIED IN 1, RIGHT YEARS

TO LOOK FOR STAR ARE 2 AND 3.

I TRY PUT ALL THAT LINKED ON MY

WEBSITE BETHLEHEMSTAR.NET, THEY

CAN ACCESS THAT.

TERRY: YOU PUT IT TOGETHER

ON A GREAT DVD THE STAR OF

BETHLEHEM, UNLOCK THE MYSTERY OF

THE WORLD'S FAMOUS STAR.

DO YOU KNOW WHAT HAPPENED TO

THAT THING?

TERRY: ?

IT HAS BEEN THE TOP SELLING

DOCUMENTARY IN THE WORLD.

NO. 1 IN AMAZON, YOU THINK I

HAVE THAT SCREEN SHOT.

GOD HAS CHOSEN TO USE THIS.

WHEN THEY TAKE AWAY IT WILL BE A

NUMBER OF THINGS, FIRST OF ALL,

WE HAVE GOT UNCLE ANTHONY OR

SUSAN, SOMEONE

YOU LOVE, IF YOU

MENTION JESUS, THE WONDERFUL LAW

GOES UP.

THAT IS A GREAT MYSTERY,

HISTORICAL, OBJECTIVE,

SCIENTIFIC, ENTERTAINING AND

PACKS A SPIRITUAL WHALOP.

TERRY: GREAT TIME OF YEAR TO

GIVE IT, TOO.

THANK YOU FOR BEING WITH US.

CHECK OUT THE BEST SELLING DVD

"THE STAR OF BETHLEHEM."

IT IS AVAILABLE NATIONWIDE.

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