Wednesday, 5 October 2011

$1 Million for finding Jerusalem in the Koran

In January 2006, Daniel Pipes offered a $1 million if anyone could find the word 'Jerusalem' in the Koran. Clearly, Daniel Pipes knows he is right and the word 'Jerusalem' does not exist in the Koran. He wrote:

I offer a million dollars to anyone who finds the name "Jerusalem" (Iliya, Al-Quds,Bayt al-Maqdis), in the Koran. Metaphors, similes, allegories, allusions, deductions, and implicit references do not count (and specifically, not 17:1), only an accepted proper name referring to that city, using the standard Egyptian text. And, to be perfectly clear, I will be the one and only judge of all entries to this competition. (January 4, 2006)[1]

What else has Daniel Pipes shared about it? 

"Jerusalem (Israel) is primarily a city of faith, and, as the Israeli scholar Izhak Hasson explains, the "Umayyad regime was interested in ascribing an Islamic aura to its stronghold and center." Toward this end (as well as to assert Islam's presence in its competition with Christianity), the Umayyad caliph built Islam's first grand structure, the Dome of the Rock, right on the spot of the Jewish Temple, in 688-91. This remarkable building is not just the first monumental sacred building of Islam but also the only one that still stands today in roughly its original form.

The next Umayyad step was subtle and complex, and requires a pause to note a passage of the Qur'an (17:1) describing the Prophet Muhammad's Night Journey to heaven (isra'):
Glory to He who took His servant by night from the Sacred Mosque to the furthest mosque. (Subhana allathina asra bi-'abdihi laylatan min al-masjidi al-harami ila al-masjidi al-aqsa.)
When this Qur'anic passage was first revealed, in about 621, a place called the Sacred Mosque already existed in Mecca. In contrast, the "furthest mosque" was a turn of phrase, not a place. Some early Muslims understood it as metaphorical or as a place in heaven. And if the "furthest mosque" did exist on earth, Palestine would seem an unlikely location, for many reasons. Some of them:
Elsewhere in the Qur'an (30:1), Palestine is called "the closest land" (adna al-ard).
Palestine had not yet been conquered by the Muslims and contained not a single mosque. 
The "furthest mosque" was apparently identified with places inside Arabia: either Medina or a town called Ji'rana, about ten miles from Mecca, which the Prophet visited in 630. 
The earliest Muslim accounts of Jerusalem, such as the description of Caliph 'Umar's reported visit to the city just after the Muslims conquest in 638, nowhere identify the Temple Mount with the "furthest mosque" of the Qur'an. 
The Qur'anic inscriptions that make up a 240-meter mosaic frieze inside the Dome of the Rock do not include Qur'an 17:1 and the story of the Night Journey, suggesting that as late as 692 the idea of Jerusalem as the lift-off for the Night Journey had not yet been established. (Indeed, the first extant inscriptions of Qur'an 17:1 in Jerusalem date from the eleventh century.) 
Muhammad ibn al-Hanafiya (638-700), a close relative of the Prophet Muhammad, is quoted denigrating the notion that the prophet ever set foot on the Rock in Jerusalem; "these damned Syrians," by which he means the Umayyads, "pretend that God put His foot on the Rock in Jerusalem, though [only] one person ever put his foot on the rock, namely Abraham."
You can read more about it on the second link.  However, I would like to pick up on the part about the 'closest land'. 

Palestine was Christian at that time and under Roman rule, as such if the oracle of Islam had been sent to the furthest mosque, surely he was being sent to Christianity and to become a Christian?

It was the Romans that renamed Judaea, Syria Palaestina. In fact, did the Roman occupation ever end, if you view the fact that the Vatican owns most of the prime sites in Jerusalem, Israel? 

Was the oracle of Islam being sent to the furthest place of worship in the Roman empire, was he being sent to Rome? Or maybe to Turkey? To the Hagia Sophia that was built upon a rock. 

Hagia Sophia means 'Holy Wisdom' and the structure that we know today, it is written that it was built in 562. In fact, its full name is the 'Church of the Holy Wisdom of God'. The date of its dedication is given as the 15th of February, 360, way before Islam came along and two days after my birthday, in the month of Aquarius. 

Most state that it was built by Constantine the Great, he and his mother also came to where I live. He was also given the Greek symbols that are found on the door of Elijah's Monastery in Iraq. See our post on that. 

There is an ancient marble block that survives there at the Hagia Sophia with 12 lambs upon it. Sources say that the lambs represent the 12 Apostles. Hence, this confirms what I have been saying all along, that there is more than one lamb. The lamb is symbolic of a tender and gentle hearted soul. 

The Hagia Sophia is a most spectacular Christian monument to wisdom, and there is a prophecy that eventually it will be given back to the Christians. I have a sense that its architecture is a copy of what was the Alexandrian Library, and its forum of philosophy. 

In fact, some state that building material was brought from Egypt to build parts of the Hagia Sophia. Did the builders in fact, rescue building material from the Alexandrian Library after it was destroyed? There is a very strong sense that they did. If only walls could talk. 

I have never been sent to Turkey. However, if I were to go, the Hagia Sophia would certainly be on my list. I feel sure that there are many signs that were imparted there, that hold further messages for humanity. 


Now what was so important about the year 360 for the dedication? The number relates to the days in the Jewish calendar, it is also the circumference of a circle. In English gematria it is value of 'Holy', 'PURE' and 'Word'. It is also the value of Shechem in Hebrew and shechem is to do with Messiah Joseph that was predicted to come.  'Shem', 'Anointed', in Greek it is the value of 'Master' and 'Come'.  

36 is also the hebrew gematria value of Tzadikim and the word includes my name. 

Now why was it called the 'Hagia Sophia' when Rome knew well enough that the book of Revelation was telling Rome, that the Jewish Messiah that had been promised to Moses had not yet come? Why did they call it SOPHIA? is it because they knew that the one known as Jesus Christ predicted that wisdom would be called to do the count, as it appears in Revelation chapter 13? 

Wisdom also appears in the text when the Jewish priests were told that when the Queen of the South came to judge this generation, that she would have more wisdom than solomon. The Dead Sea Scrolls also speak of her and her corrections that must be heeded. 

Is that why they named it Hagia Sophia? 

Apart from that, New Jerusalem was not predicted to come until the end. Prophet Isaiah predicted that it would be a city of enlightenment. His description of the holy land where it is to be built, is not Israel. The book of Revelation also explains to the people that the one that received the white stone, would also be given the plans for New Jerusalem and where it is to be built. 

I have indeed received that divine information.

Every time, a person stands against me, the LORD God just gives me more.  


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