Skip to comments.'Ark of the Covenant' about to be unveiled (Friday June 26th at 2p.m Italian time)
Posted on 06/25/2009 10:53:40 AM PDT by TaraP
The patriarch of the Orthodox Church of Ethiopia says he will announce to the world Friday the unveiling of the Ark of the Covenant, perhaps the world's most prized archaeological and spiritual artifact, which he says has been hidden away in a church in his country for millennia, according to the Italian news agency Adnkronos.
Abuna Pauolos, in Italy for a meeting with Pope Benedict XVI this week, told the news agency, "Soon the world will be able to admire the Ark of the Covenant described in the Bible as the container of the tablets of the law that God delivered to Moses and the center of searches and studies for centuries."
The announcement is expected to be made at 2 p.m. Italian time from the Hotel Aldrovandi in Rome. Pauolos will reportedly be accompanied by Prince Aklile Berhan Makonnen Haile Sellassie and Duke Amedeo D'Acosta.
Jeremiah 3:16 points to a time when the Ark will vanish not only physically, but from the minds of the people: "And it shall come to pass, when ye be multiplied and increased in the land, in those days, saith the LORD, they shall say no more, The ark of the covenant of the LORD: neither shall it come to mind: neither shall they remember it; neither shall they visit it; neither shall that be done any more."
The Book of Revelation says the Ark is in the temple of God in heaven (Rev. 11:19). Muslim scholars say it will be found near the end of times by the Mahdi a messianic figure in Islam
2PM Italian Time is what as Eastern Standard in the USA?
Some say it just went missing during the Babylonian captivity....
The Ark of the Covenant is the sacred container of the Ten Commandments as well as Aaron’s rod and a sample of manna, the mysterious food that kept the Israelites alive while wandering in the wilderness during their journey to the promised land.
You know how it is, on the antiques' shows, people are always turning up a Constitution tucked away behind a painting or some rare painting being used to line a barn.
I believe 9 a.m
Hasn’t been kept secret, just kept in an Ethiopian Church. The one in Ethiopia may be a copy Solomon sent to the Queen of Sheba, as misdirection.
Wasn’t it some kind of ancient capacitor? I seem to recall something along the lines that if you touched it, it would kill you with lightning... Sorry, not a bible scholar here... Am I close?
Thank you ... do you know of any media network that will be covering this live?
Mahdi and David.......arrive to save Islam
I have a question. Why isn’t this upcoming event mentioned anywhere else in the news? I did a Yahoo search, and no one else is reporting this. It seems to me that, at the very least, this would be newsworthy archeologically. It doesn’t make sense to me.
I believe just the Italian Media...
If it was in Ethiopia, the manna is certainly gone...
I just hope Fox doesn't send Geraldo Rivera.
Africa has been fairly inaccessible until modern times.
Well, according to Bible text, a man not authorized to touch it reached to steady it when it was about to topple over, and he was ‘struck down, instantly’. The Philistines were imedaitely struck with a ‘plague’ when they went to open it after caturing it in battle with the Israelites, s they left it sitting out for years and years and it was eventually towed by oxen back to Jerusalem (where the man reached to steady it on the journey).
Sounds like a description of the ANTICHRIST!
I am not sure, maybe they think it is to controversial?
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