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UFOs in Arkansas and Across Louisiana Skies
USA Religious News ^ | 2007-01-23

Posted on 01/24/2007 8:08:48 AM PST by Alex Murphy

UFO sightings are not unusual these days and unless someone claims to have been abducted there is little chance they will be labeled as kooks. The sightings in Arkansas were seen by a retired Air Force Colonel. Hardly a kook!

Colonel Brian Fields a 61 year old retired Air Force officer took photos of UFOs dancing and creating various formations in the skies over Van Buren Arkansas. For well over an hour Fields snapped pictures of the sightings with a digital camera. Since the Colonel told news agencies of his observations many other people have checked in with similar reports in that part of Arkansas.

EIC Research a highly regarded phototronics supplier and laboratory has shown enhancements of Fields pictures that seem to show something that resembles a man or more like a winged angel piloting the craft. Fields who is a down to earth former F-16 pilot is not sure what he saw but insists it was not of this world.

No reports have reached news agencies in nearby Louisiana that I know of, but this author saw one object that fits Fields description of the UFOs sighted in Arkansas. On the same night Fields photographed the objects I saw one gray object fly from horizon to horizon at a speed that would make a commercial flight or military aircraft look like it was standing still.

The object went across the skies in perhaps a little less than two seconds and was flying from the Gulf Coast in a north, north westerly direction which is directly inline with the Van Buren area of Arkansas. I immediately mentioned the sighting to my wife but I have no intention of reporting it to authorities. I consider such things unusual but not all that important.

The pictures enhanced by EIC that show a possible angelic creature can be seen on several online sites. I only decided to write about my own observations after viewing the enhancements on The World Net Daily site at http://www.worldnetdaily.com posted on January 19, 2007.

I have had three other encounters with UFOs in my lifetime and although I’ve never been abducted nor had any specific communication with them I do not think they are something to go bonkers about.

I am inclined to think that most thinking about UFOs is incorrect and is probably part of the “strong delusion” spoken of in 2 Thessalonians 2:7, that is going to be visited on people in the last days. I have researched the idea of ETIs (extra terrestrial intelligences) over a quarter of a century and my views are compatible with other mainstream Christian researchers like Kelly Seagraves or the late Zola Levitt.

The short version of it all is that the so called craft are not physical at all. Rather they are metaphysical in nature. Metaphysical is the only word science can use without actually saying “spiritual.” This is another way of saying that they are not ETIs but most likely they are ECIs or “extra celestial intelligences.” The Bible says that two thirds of the angelic host remained with God and one third went off with the God of this world (Satan) and the sightings come from one or the other group of beings. In theological language the objects were either sightings of Gods angels or Satan’s angels.

I deal more at length with this subject in an article entitled “UFOs what is the Christian View of Them” on my own website. To my surprise this is one of the most often read articles I have ever written. While I don’t share the enthusiasm of the dyed in the wool UFO enthusiast I am very interested in how Christians interpret this influence on their lives.

Any influence regardless of how titillating or scientifically intriguing should still come under the warning given by the apostle Paul. Whether its ETIs or ECIs if sightings take anything away from the finished work of Christ there is only one answer for how to deal with that kind of phenomena and it is as follows…”But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed.” Galatians 1:8

UFO sightings do leave behind a message whether we like it or not. It doesn’t matter whether the messages are explicit as in the case of those who report abductions or inferred as in the generally accepted “scientific” interpretations of their significance, they do leave a message. If that message is contrary to the gospel it is most certainly part of the end times deception. Although not detailed, warnings of signs from the heavens were given by the Lord himself.

And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring; Luke 21:25


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1 posted on 01/24/2007 8:08:49 AM PST by Alex Murphy
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To: zot

ping


2 posted on 01/24/2007 8:28:05 AM PST by GreyFriar ( 3rd Armored Division - Spearhead)
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To: Alex Murphy

Thanks.

Will try and comment later.


3 posted on 01/24/2007 9:28:06 AM PST by Quix (LET GOD ARISE AND HIS ENEMIES BE SCATTERED. LET ISRAEL CALL ON GOD AS THEIRS! & ISLAM FLUSH ITSELF)
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To: Alex Murphy
The author sounded sort of reasonable at first, but then came this:
The short version of it all is that the so called craft are not physical at all. Rather they are metaphysical in nature. Metaphysical is the only word science can use without actually saying “spiritual.” This is another way of saying that they are not ETIs but most likely they are ECIs or “extra celestial intelligences.” The Bible says that two thirds of the angelic host remained with God and one third went off with the God of this world (Satan) and the sightings come from one or the other group of beings. In theological language the objects were either sightings of Gods angels or Satan’s angels.

4 posted on 01/24/2007 9:49:35 AM PST by snarks_when_bored
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To: snarks_when_bored
The author sounded sort of reasonable at first, but then came this:

I agree. The one thing that seems to get overlooked in most conversations about UFOs is cold, hard evidence. A handful of grainy snapshots and an account hardly form proof of anything.

5 posted on 01/24/2007 9:56:56 AM PST by Seņor Zorro ("The ability to speak does not make you intelligent"--Qui-Gon Jinn)
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To: GreyFriar

Thanks for the ping. I don't believe UFOs are metaphysical. Spacecraft with a skin-plasma electrodynamic drive is a better explanation.


6 posted on 01/24/2007 12:15:40 PM PST by zot (GWB -- the most slandered man of this decade)
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To: zot

How could a surface that reflects light, move faster than light, which would be required of such a "spacecraft". Moreover, how could such a spacecraft, which reflecting light, not tear itself apart in moving faster than the velocity of the atomic and nuclear components that make it up.


7 posted on 01/24/2007 8:22:57 PM PST by onedoug
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To: onedoug

Perhaps the surface only reflects light at low speeds. According to many reports, as they accelerate they look more and more blurry around the edges and then vanish. The same thing happens with radar returns.

If the components are all accelerated equally by a field that surrounds them, there is no differential force to tear them apart.

I'm just guessing, you understand, trying to make sense of the reports I have seen and heard.


8 posted on 01/24/2007 9:22:29 PM PST by zot (GWB -- the most slandered man of this decade)
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To: zot
Well, at least you're taking phyisical theory into effect.

The same thing happens with radar returns.

Which necessarily however, involve light travel times.

This field that surrounds them, what would be the velocity of transmission of that "force"?

This is the bugaboo I find with all of this "UFO" stuff. The proponents do not/cannot deal with information that even we, as human, understand about physics.

Everything Good to You and Yours....

9 posted on 01/24/2007 9:49:15 PM PST by onedoug
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To: onedoug
How could a surface that reflects light, move faster than light, which would be required of such a "spacecraft". You are of course assuming that the craft 'flies' through our perceived space ... kind of like assuming all events 'happen in our time'.
10 posted on 01/24/2007 9:59:00 PM PST by MHGinTN (If you can read this, you've had life support. Promote life support for others.)
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To: Alex Murphy

"Wall all be! I waz jus' drinkin' me moonshine wen I done spotted one of them flyin' saucers!"


11 posted on 01/24/2007 10:01:38 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Forgot your tagline? Click here to have it resent!)
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To: MHGinTN
"...kind of like assuming all events 'happen in our time'."

Yes, considering we're all in the same universe, which would have to be altered (the entire universe) otherwise.

12 posted on 01/24/2007 10:22:19 PM PST by onedoug
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To: onedoug
Not really. And you are in two different universes simultaneously (if you believe you have a spirit).

Time in our plane/experience may be sequential from past through present toward future, but such a sequencing is not required for the fundamentals of the universe to hold. Besides, our understanding of time is possibly still primitive since we conceptualize space as three dimensions instead of three variable expressions of a single dimension called space and we have yet to conceptualize dimension time as having three variable expressions (of past, present, and future), meaning we still get stuck believing the universe flows through time as opposed to seeing the universe as existing all at the same time, all temporal variables existing simultaneously.

If you could 'step outside' the universe of spacetime, the 'bubble' would be comprehended as containing all variables of space and time simultaneously.

An analogous notion would be to comprehend the universe as constructed from dimensions which have variable expressions, not all variable of which are mixed together in our sensing state, yet. We have three of space, three of time, we have three of life force, yet we only have one or two of spirit, and another one or two are to follow.

13 posted on 01/24/2007 11:52:47 PM PST by MHGinTN (If you can read this, you've had life support. Promote life support for others.)
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To: onedoug

If you wish to discuss this further, I'll stay up and refill my Port glass.


14 posted on 01/24/2007 11:53:28 PM PST by MHGinTN (If you can read this, you've had life support. Promote life support for others.)
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To: MHGinTN
We are in many different universes simultaneously if Hugh Everett (1957) is correct. And yes, I believe we have spirit answerable to God.

Though evolving (eek!) along similar lines since the universe's inception (type of, and placement in galaxy, star type, metal content, stable atmosphere, water, tectonics....) it would seem they would have taken as long to reach their present state of development, +/- several million years. My take is they haven't been here, in vehicles that reflect light, or in spirit or otherwise.

'Hope the port was otherwise well drunk. Best....

15 posted on 01/25/2007 6:53:45 AM PST by onedoug
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To: onedoug

I enjoyed my one glass and went to bed. Perhaps we'll get the chance to discuss this interesting topic in some where/when.


16 posted on 01/25/2007 9:34:29 AM PST by MHGinTN (If you can read this, you've had life support. Promote life support for others.)
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To: zot

All we need is the dilithium crystals and we can have warp drive too, Zot. Nice screenname.


17 posted on 01/25/2007 10:31:14 AM PST by ichabod1 ("Liberals read Karl Marx. Conservatives UNDERSTAND Karl Marx." Ronald Reagan)
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To: All

I understand that the photos were of flares dropped from an F-105. I really need to see the picture of the angel.


18 posted on 01/25/2007 10:33:59 AM PST by ichabod1 ("Liberals read Karl Marx. Conservatives UNDERSTAND Karl Marx." Ronald Reagan)
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To: ichabod1

Probably a lensing ost gheffect of the camera used.


19 posted on 01/25/2007 1:03:49 PM PST by MHGinTN (If you can read this, you've had life support. Promote life support for others.)
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To: onedoug

"This field that surrounds them, what would be the velocity of transmission of that "force"?"

If the skin generates a plasma field surrounding the vehicle, and the field is intentionally assymetrical, the whole field and its contents could move through space without transmitting any force to the contents. How fast a plasma field might move through space, I don't know. It might or might not be limited by the local speed of light.


20 posted on 01/25/2007 2:26:20 PM PST by zot (GWB -- the most slandered man of this decade)
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To: ichabod1

"All we need is the dilithium crystals and we can have warp drive too, Zot. Nice screenname."

Heh! Yeah, Star Trek had to come up with something to name their propulsion system without going into too many details.

I'm glad you like my screenname. I got it from the sound of lightning in the BC comic strip and used it for many years as my character in Dungeons and Dragons. Later, I discovered that it has a specific meaning here in FR.


21 posted on 01/25/2007 2:33:14 PM PST by zot (GWB -- the most slandered man of this decade)
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