The Visions of Joe Brandt in 1937: California sinking into the sea

December 30, 2010 By Lu Paradise — 1272 total views

California to Vanish (Plus Colorado, Nevada, Utah, Arizona & Japan)

Reprinted from: Living Water, Vol 1X, Number 2, April-May-June Issue 1969

The man who wrote this was a personal friend of the publisher at the time. The article is given as he wrote it in 1937, in boyish handwriting. He had fallen from a horse at age 17 and for days he had a concussion. During this period of time a continuing dream came night after night. It was as though he was viewing a tremendous earthquake and inundation in California and other parts of the world. Joe Brandt had also written in a drowsy state through his days while recuperating in the hospital about positions of various faults, strata of rock, earth movements,-so much material that a geologist of many years would scarcely attempt such a work. The boy knew nothing of geology or the possibility of a coming earthquake. There are five-points to note which lift this dream/vision out of the realm of ordinary night-time dreaming, and the huge sheaf of geology data out of ordinary day-time writings, as follows: Continue reading “The Visions of Joe Brandt in 1937: California sinking into the sea”

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A CONTINUATION OF THE UNLIMITED LOVE OF CHRISTIANS

From Tertullian’s Apology for the Christians. Chatpter XXXVII.

Carthage

Tertullian was a native of Carthage, the son of a proconsulor centurion. he was educated in rome, apparently in law, which he practiced for a while, it appears, before he became a Christian in 185. he married soon after this. In 190 he became a presbyter. he was the first of the great Latin fathers and had a profound influence upon church leaders of his own and following generations. Cyrian did not let a day pass without reading a selection from his writings.

tertullian4Tertullian developed the ecclesiastical Latin later used by Jerome and the other Latin fathers. Ironically he left the Roman wing of the church and became a Montanist. (see below) He was a prolific writier, leaving a total of thirty-eight works, five books against Marcion alone. Tertullian’s lines in chapter XXXVII of his Apology constitute a classic of missionary apologetic: “We are but of yesterday, and we have filled every place among you — cities, islands, fortresses, towns, market places, the very camp, tribes, companies, palace, senate, forum, — we have left nothing to you but the temples of your gods. Continue reading “A CONTINUATION OF THE UNLIMITED LOVE OF CHRISTIANS”