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The Solar Eclipses of 2017 and 2015

By Daniel Matson  -   W a t c h f o r t h e D a y . o r g  

In the previous article concerning the Great Sign of Revelation 12, a 400 day connection was found to Yom Kippur 2017 via a conjunction of Venus and Jupiter on August 27, 2016. However, there is another sign to note. It is the solar eclipse of August 21, 2017. From this eclipse it is 40 days until Yom Kippur 2017, which is on September 30.  Before the modern Hebrew calendar, from Elul 1 until the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur) it was 40 days and known as the Season of Repentance.  The modern Hebrew Calendar gives us 39 days from Elul 1 to Yom Kippur. The total solar eclipse of August 21, 2017 essentially begins this traditional 40 day Season of Repentance. 

The diagram on the right depicts the moment of the eclipse of the sun at the heart of Leo next to Regulus. Thirty days later Venus will conjunct with Regulus just before the Feast of Trumpets. A total solar eclipse just before Elul 1 last occurred on August 11, 1999. The next total solar eclipse after 2017 at the time of Elul 1 is August 12, 2026. However, only the eclipse of 2017 is next to Regulus. Since the rebirth of Israel in 1948, no other total solar eclipse occurs next to Regulus (star of the King) kicking off the Season of Repentance. This sign then adds to the matrix of signs at this time.  Those signs in the heavens are found in the articles that follow:   The Great Sign of Revelation 12 occurs in 2017, Coincidences of the Tetrad Trio,  The Oracle in Stone - The Great Pyramid.

One of the problems in initially including this sign was for the fact that it will not be visible in the lands of the Bible. As shown on the map below, it is largely limited to the Americas. However, the eclipse’s location near Regulus seems to be one of the more significant details of the sign. However, after the release of Jonathan Cahn’s,The Harbinger, too often the significance of America has been dismissed. America was a nation founded by Christians for religious liberty that has benefited the world through missionary outreach. Is it not appropriate that at the close of the Church age that this eclipse be a sign impacting the area that has been important to the Church at its end? After all, it would appear that after the Rapture of the Church, the weak or negligent allies of Israel are judged by God in Ezekiel 38-39.  
For those in America, it may be an especially critical time to repent as it looks like it will be  just days away from receiving judgment before the 2,520 days of the 70th Week begins. However,  anyone who is alive at this present time who has not believed in the Lord Jesus Christ would do well to repent and believe in Him, otherwise they will be left behind to endure the coming Day of the Lord.

The Season of Repentance is the call to repent before the Day of the Lord. Jewish tradition says those who are written in the Book of Life (the saved) will be resurrected on the Feast of Trumpets. The undecided and evil ones will then have time to repent during the time of judgement that ends at the Day of Atonement. The period of time between the Feast of Trumpets and the Day of Atonement is representative of the seven years of the Tribulation. It is fitting then that an
eclipse of such significance occurs at the time of the Season of Repentance. It is another sign pointing towards the significance of 2017 as the time that looks to begin the seven years before Christ establishes his kingdom on earth.

In the diagram below the periods of 444, 400, and 40 days are displayed.  The period of 40 days have just been discussed. The period of 400 days provides a tenfold countdown to Yom Kippur 2017. It is also interesting that here we see the number 444. Other duplicates have also been encountered such as those with 3 and 6 in the discoveries involving the lunar tetrads. Here it is the number 4. It is even then more shocking to find the duplicates of 8. This involves another future solar eclipse.
There is another total solar eclipse on the horizon that occurs on March 20, 2015, which is just 8 months away. Sandwiched between the lunar eclipses of the current tetrad, it occurs just before the religious new year begins on Nisan 1 (March 21). This eclipse will be visible in the North Atlantic (the Faroe Islands-a fishing economy) and will occur in the constellation of Pisces. Pisces speaks of the Redeemer’s People or us. Here there is a solar eclipse that occurs 888 days before the Season of Repentance 2017. 888 is the number of our Redeemer’s name in Greek–Jesus ( ’IhsouV). Consistent with the other patterns seen with these signs, it is not a surprise that another 88 days after the 888 will come to the day that looks to begin the count of 2,520 days?

The year 2015 has another date of interest. Yom Kippur 2015 proves to be 2,520 exact weeks from June 7, 1967 when Israel won the Temple Mount. This can also be expressed as 49 360-day years. The original tetrad theory thought Yom Kippur 2015 may be the Tribulation endpoint. That is now impossible. However, in counting these days, Yom Kippur 2015 is an exact 700 days before Elul 1, 2017 and the Season of Repentance. What Yom Kippur 2015 may involve, if anything, is open for discussion.

On another note, there is also another total eclipse on March 9, 2016. 490 days from this eclipse is the 17th of Tammuz 2017...

Are all of these alignments an accident? The solar eclipses along with the lunar eclipses all seem to point towards the same year–2017. It is that year that possesses unique signs that would appear to highlight the beginning of the seven year Tribulation. The patterns seem clear, but it still takes faith to believe. As this is being written and discovered it is also the 17th of Tammuz today. How provocative. Israel has just finished one intense week of rocket attacks with miraculously having no deaths until today. One of the final tests of the Church, I believe, will be the Church’s handling and blessing of Israel. Will we hand off the torch properly or not?
Postscript-(July 16, 2014):  The eclipse across America at the possible close of the Church Age is provocative. When 9-11 occurred, it seemed as if God’s protection on this nation was being removed. The fact that the location of 9-11 was next to the church our founding fathers prayed at after their first meeting was profoundly shown in The Harbinger. Jonathan Cahn thinks something of economic significance may occur to America on Elul 29, 2015.–September 13th. On this day there will also be a partial solar eclipse, but not visible from the United States. However, June 7, 1967 has proven to have significant day counts that emanate from it. The first rocket attacks to hit Jerusalem occurred 17,200 days later last week. On September 11, 2017, it will be 18,360 days from June 7, 1967. This is 51 360-day years or 153 x 120 days. This has been discussed previously here. That September 11th also comes up at this time may be another clue to the further demise of the United States right about the time the Church will end.  According to the War in Ezekiel 38-39, the United States at that time will do nothing substantial to help Israel. However, Israel will get help from someone much better.  Israel will be victorious through God alone and many in Israel will begin to see the light.

Source:  Daniel Matson -  Signs of the End